OMAHA, Neb. — The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers defeated the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 Thursday to win the College World Series.
Arizona took Game 1 on Monday 3-0 to take the lead in the best-of-three series.
Coastal Carolina came back on Tuesday and won 5-4.
The Chanticleers clinched the series in a nail-biter on Thursday. Coastal Carolina took a 4-2 lead into the ninth inning but allowed Arizona to score a run to make it 4-3 before closing the Wildcats out.
The College World Series victory marks the Chanticleers first national championship.
Worth the wait! The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers are the 2016 NCAA Baseball Champions! pic.twitter.com/oiACsvyFYW
— Coastal Baseball (@CoastalBaseball) June 30, 2016
COASTAL CAROLINA CHANTICLEERS
2016 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!! pic.twitter.com/qVjk68Rili
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 30, 2016