Kentucky was not selected in the 64-team field.
Catcher Cal Raleigh was named tournament MVP, and he was one of four FSU players to make the all-tournament team.
Several SEC squads missed out on the list by only one sport, so this time next year, it could be the SEC leading the balanced effort.
The Cardinals remain a lock for the tournament nonetheless and should host one of the regional rounds before hitting the road for a potential super regional series. "With us, that hasn't happened, and it feels like we're climbing and we want to take that momentum into (NCAA) regionals and super regionals and get back to Omaha" for the College World Series.
The victor of each four-team, double-elimination regional pod moves on to the super regionals.
In previous years, only the top eight regional hosts received a national seed and they were paired with the other regionals based on geography.
UCLA (36-19) and Washington (30-23) are projected to be at-large selections.
Florida, the defending national champion, is expected to receive the No. 1 overall national seed.
Zach Britton hit a three-run homer, Devin Mann added a two-run shot and Josh Stowers also went deep, giving him 10 RBIs in four tournament games for the fourth-seeded Cardinals (43-17), who had their six-game winning streak snapped.
Casey believes the Beavers, who are seventh in the RPI, deserve a high national seed.
"After the season, we got straight on to it", Cofer said to the media on Friday. The Gators took two of three from Auburn during the regular season, which began with Florida ace Brady Singer outdueling Auburn ace Casey Mize in a 3-1 win.
The Beavers are looking to finish the job this time around.
Left-hander Jonah Scolaro set Louisville down in order to win the game.
The inning started with a Michaela Schlattman solo blast, her eighth of the year and third in the postseason.