The Gator baseball team was trailing 10-1 to Stetson at home in the top of the fifth inning.
Thanks to Mother Nature, the game won’t go down as a loss. In fact, it won’t go down as anything, as the game was canceled due to inclement weather. The game is not planned to be rescheduled, per the Gators twitter account.
Tonight's game will not be resumed due to continuing weather in the area.
The game will not be rescheduled.
— Gators Baseball (@GatorsBB) April 5, 2017
The decision comes as a stroke of good luck for the Gators, as they had looked lackluster in the first four and a half innings of the game. Stetson jumped out to a 6-0 lead after two innings and a 10-1 lead in the fifth inning before lightning struck in the area. The game does not count as a loss as it did not last at least five full innings. Gator pitchers gave up 14 hits after allowing Stetson to get 20 hits in an earlier season 9-8 win over the Hatters.
The Gators attention will now turn to their weekend series against Tennessee at McKethan Stadium.