If you're planning on attending the Florida-Miami football game on Sept. 7, you might want to start hydrating now.
CBS and ESPN have announced kickoff times for several football games during the 2013 season which will be broadcast on their respective networks, and those announcements include two games involving the Gators.
ESPN and the ACC announced today that the Florida-Miami game on Sept. 7 in Miami Gardens will kickoff at noon....
GAINESVILLE — Over four years, Kelsey Horton has played three positions on highly successful Florida softball teams filled with All-Americans.
Yet this year, Horton says, has been her most rewarding. Why?
Because as one of two seniors on a team filled with underclassmen and no superstars, Horton has earned her first SEC regular-season and tournament titles, started 60 of 61 games on a Gators team that has 55 victories, and is having the best time of her career....
Florida guard Michael Frazier II, of Tampa, is one of 24 players who have received an invitation to USA Basketball’s training camp for the 2013 U19 FIBA World Championships - the team which will be coached by Gators head coach Billy Donovan.
The players are selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee. The 24 players will compete for 12 roster spots.
Training camp will be June 14-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Finalists will be anounced on June 16, with the official 12-man roster to be set in the following days....
Senior forward Will Yeguete underwent an arthroscopic debridement on his right knee Wednesday morning at UF Health Shands Hospital, Florida athletic officials confirmed today.
Yeguette is expected to require at least four months of recovery.
It is the third surgery he has undergone since joining the Gators, the second on his knee.
Yeguete fractured his foot late in the 2011 season, and missed all of the Gators' postseason....
GAINESVILLE — Florida forward Will Yeguete had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday, the school said. Yeguete, a senior in the fall, needs four months of recovery but should be ready for the start of fall practice.
It is Yeguete's third surgery since joining the Gators. He broke his foot late in 2011-12 and missed all of the postseason. Last season, he missed six games after surgery to remove floating chips in the right knee. This one was to clear out more loose bodies....
The Florida baseball team opens play in the SEC tournament today at 5:30 p.m.
No. 8 seed Florida (29-27) will play ninth-seeded Texas A&M (30-25) in the third game of today's tournament in Hoover, Ala. The winner of the game between the Aggies and Gators will advance to the double-elimination portion of the 12-team event.
The Gators will be making their league-leading 33rd appearance at the SEC Tourney and are 55-55 (.500) all-time....
It was a comeback that fell just short.
The top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Florida women's tennis team fell behind 3-0 in its national semifinal match against Stanford, then staged a late rallly before losing 4-3 late Monday night at the Atkins Tennis Center on the University of Illinois campus.
It was a classic match between two programs that have become familiar with battling each other for championships. The last two postseason meetings between Florida and Stanford prior to Monday were 4-3 decisions in the final, with the Gators winning the 2011 national championship and the Cardinal the 2010 title. Both of those matches came down to a third set in the last match on court....
Following a hard-fought 4-2 win against California on Sunday, the Florida women's tennis team has advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships.
Florida (26-2), the top seed and two-time defending national champion, will play No. 12 Stanford (20-4) today at 6 p.m. The Cardinal upset No. 4 Georgia, 4-1 in their quarterfinal match.
“We played them in February and thought they were wicked good,” UF coach Roland Thornqvist said. “We played really well to get out of that jam. I had a feeling that they were going to go deep in this tournament. Obviously, we have some of the same matchups that we did back in February so we’ll try to prepare as best we can.”...
Florida senior pitcher Sara Nevins was nearly unhittable in the NCAA Regional against Florida Sunday afternoon, but two critical mistakes ultimately led to the Bulls' 2-0 loss.
Nevins gave up just one hit, but walked in a run, then allowed another to score when she hit batter Taylore Fuller in th fourth inning, leading to Florida’s 2-0 victory.
The Bulls scored just four runs in four games in regional play, which coach Ken Eriksen said just wasn't quite good enough....
It was the classic pitcher’s duel between Florida and USF on Sunday afternoon, as Bulls ace Sara Nevins and Florida’s Hannah Rogers battled it out in brutal near-90 degree temperatures.
But the outcome ultimately came down to the team that made the fewest mistakes.
Nevins gave up just one hit, but two critical mistakes in the fourth sealed the Bulls’ (45-16) fate. The senior standout walked in a run, then allowed another to score when she hit batter Taylore Fuller, leading to Florida’s 2-0 win over the Bulls Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Gainesville Regional....
GAINESVILLE — It was the classic pitchers' duel between Florida and USF on Sunday afternoon, as Bulls ace Sara Nevins and the Gators' Hannah Rogers battled in near-90 degree temperatures.
But the team that won simply made the fewest mistakes.
Nevins (26-9) gave up just one hit, but two crucial mistakes in the fourth sealed the Bulls' fate. The junior standout walked in a run, then allowed another to score when she hit batter Taylore Fuller, leading to Florida's 2-0 win in the NCAA Gainesville Region....
VIDEO BELOW: Ken Eriksen talks about tonight's victory over Georgia Southern
After suffering an 11-1 loss to the Florida Gators (54-7) in the first game of the Gainesville Regional Saturday afternoon, USF (45-15) survived a nine-inning thriller Saturday night, earning a 2-1 win over Georgia Southern to advance to today’s 1 p.m. regional final.
“I think it goes without saying that Georgia Southern’s kids today played their butts off,” USF coach Ken Eriksen said. “. . They were relentless in that game.”...
Florida sophomore Lauren Haeger's three-run homer in the bottom of the first gave Florida huge momentum, and the Gators went on to defeat USF 11-1 Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Tournament Gainesville Regional.
It was the 20th come-from-behind win of the season for Florida.
The Gators (54-7) advanced to play Sunday at 1 p.m. and will face either USF, Georgia Southern or Hampton.
USF (44-15) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but Haeger's home run gave the Gators a boost, then Florida had a five-run second inning to help secure the win....
GAINESVILLE — The much anticipated rematch of last season's NCAA region softball final has been set, and Florida and USF will once again battle it out for the right to advance to the NCAA Super Region.
After losing 11-1 to the Gators (54-7) on Saturday afternoon in the first game of the Gainesville Region, USF (45-15) survived a nine-inning thriller at night, defeating Georgia Southern 2-1 to advance to today's 1 p.m. region final against Florida....