Florida Gators celebrate against LSU in the CWS finals- 1280x761
Jun 27, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA; Florida Gators bench reacts during the second inning against the LSU Tigers in game two of the championship series of the 2017 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Gators baseball won its first national championship on Tuesday night after defeating the LSU Tigers in two straight games to clinch the series. Florida is now one of only four programs to win national championships in baseball, football and basketball.

Winning the baseball national title is something that Florida has been on the verge of doing since Kevin O’Sullivan arrived in Gainesville but it has escaped them year after year.

As you can imagine Gator fans were very excited on Tuesday night after the Gators clinched the title and that showed on social media.

GatorCountry brings you a look at what some very popular former Gators and Gator fans had to say on social media about the win.


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Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.