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Billy Donovan Speaks To Gator Baseball; Will Return To Coach Thunder

Billy Donovan became the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015 following Scott Brooks’ departure. The former Florida men’s basketball coach is 150-96 in three seasons with the Thunder. However, Donovan is 14-15 in the NBA playoffs, losing in the first round in the 2017-18 season. Donovan coached …

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NCAA Women’s College World Series: Florida Takes on UCLA in Game 2

The second-seeded Florida softball team will face three-seed UCLA in the winners’ bracket of the Women’s College World Series (WCWS) on Friday evening. The Gators 11-3 run-rule win against the Georgia Bulldogs came after going down 2-0 in the first inning. However, starting pitcher Aleshia Ocasio (23-7) gave Florida the …

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Matthews’ Three-Run Home Run Leads Gators to Women’s College World Series

The No. 2 Gator softball team is heading to the Women’s College World Series (WCWS) after winning 5-3 against No. 15 Texas A&M on Saturday evening. Freshman Jordan Matthews won the game when she drilled a three-run home run over the scoreboard in the bottom of the seventh inning.  Florida …

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Barnhill, Ocasio Combine for No-Hitter versus Bethune-Cookman In NCAA Regional

The No. 2 overall seed Gator softball team began play at home in its NCAA Regional with an 8-0 run-rule win over Bethune-Cookman. Kelly Barnhill and Aleshia Ocasio combined for the Gators’ eighth no-hitter of the season. Offensively, pinch-hitter Jaimie Hoover led Florida with five RBI on two hits including a three-run home run in …

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NCAA Regional: Gators Softball Play Bethune-Cookman, Players Honored

The Florida Gators softball team will host its 14th consecutive NCAA Regional at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. Only Oregon precedes the Gators as the nations top seed. Bethune-Cookman (31-24), South Florida (38-21) and Ohio State (34-14) are joining Florida in the Gainesville Regional. Florida will battle the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on …

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No. 4 Florida Sweeps Missouri, Enters SEC Tournament as Top Seed

The fourth-ranked Gator softball team won 7-4 to complete a series sweep versus the Missouri Tigers on Sunday at Mizzou Stadium. Florida (47-8, 20-4 SEC) completed its sixth comeback victory of the season behind Kayli Kvistad’s seventh inning three-run home run. Nicole DeWitt homered early to put Florida on the scoreboard …

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