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Florida Softball Knocked Out of WCWS

For the first time, Florida softball went 0-2 and barbecue out in Oklahoma City. The Alabama Crimson Tide jumped all over Florida early to send the Gators home by a run-rule score of 15-3. Not only is it the first time Florida went winless in OKC but the 2019 Gators …

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Matthews Plays Hero Again for Gators Softball

It was a scene reminiscent of 2018’s Super Regional. Jordan Matthews at the plate with the game in her hands. And she delivered, again. The ninth-ranked Gators (41-15) defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks (36-17) 6-5 in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. They advanced thanks to a seventh-inning rally …

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Preview: Gators Softball in College Station for SEC Tourney

Goodbye regular season. It’s tournament time. The ninth-ranked Florida Gators start the SEC Tournament on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. against the number 20 South Carolina Gamecocks. The winner of this matchup moves on to face the three-seed LSU Tigers. This is just the third time in program history the Gators …

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Gators sweep Bubly Invitational; remain undefeated

The Florida Gator softball team picked up a pair of wins today to close their home tournament, the Bubly Invitational, and boost their record to a perfect 18-0. Dominant pitching Senior Kelly Barnhill was spectacular yet again in the first game of the day against Syracuse. She fanned seven batters …

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Gators Ring Up Double Digits Against Toreros and Aggies

Florida’s offense showed out at Day 2 of the Littlewood Classic. The No. 4 Gators (10-0) scored 25 combined runs against San Diego and Utah State in two five-inning wins Saturday. UF’s 10 straight wins already surpassed the start to the season it had in 2018. That team started out …

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Florida Falls to Japan in Opening Night Exhibition

Florida Softball opened up in its new digs Tuesday, but couldn’t christen it with a win on opening night. The fourth-ranked Gators suffered an 8-0 shutout in an exhibition game against the Japanese women’s national softball team. It was a rare opportunity for Florida coach Tim Walton’s team to face …

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