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Antonya English

Florida Gators softball team hoping California tournament will benefit in many ways

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February

As the Florida softball team prepared for this weekend's Cathedral City Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., head coach Tim Walton admitted he was a little nervous.

Not only is this tournament a homecoming for six Gator players who are natives of California, but it's also a chance to showcase the team in a place Walton considers fertile recruiting groud.

The No. 4 Gators opened Thursday with a 7-0 win over Indiana, then later earned an extra inning 6-5 victory over No. 11 Texas. 

Today, Florida will play San Diego State, then later face No. 2 powerhouse UCLA.

Hear Walton talk about what he hopes to gain from the tournament:

 

[Last modified: Friday, February 25, 2011 11:18am]

    

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