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Updated: 06/04/2014 11:06:01AM

Former Highlander pitches Gators to softball finals

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Rogers is Florida's first-ever softball player to earn All America honors in all four years of her playing for the Gators.

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Hannah Rogers, who pitched Lake Wales to a 2007 state softball title, has pitched the Florida Gators into the NCAA championship series this week.

Florida pitcher Hannah Rogers, left, and Taylor Schwarz celebrate after defeating Baylor during an NCAA women's softball College World Series tournament game, Sunday, which secured a place for the Gators in this week's best-of-three championship series against Alabama.

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Former Lake Wales Highlander standout Hannah Rogers is on the verge of bringing the University of Florida another national championship, this one in softball.

The Gator senior allowed three runs on five hits and threw 96 pitches Sunday, improving to 29-8 this season, with a 6-3 win over Baylor Sunday that propelled her team to the best-of-three championship series against Alabama.

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