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Gators Women’s Tennis Snag Two Singles Titles in Duke Bonk Invite

Florida’s first tournament of the season took place in Cary, North Carolina this past weekend in the Duke Bonk Invite, as junior Josie Kuhlman and senior Belinda Woolcock both won singles titles. Coming off a season that saw Florida go undefeated in Southeastern Conference play and finish the year ranked #1 …

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Florida Soccer Beats UCF

After five away games, the No. 4 Gators soccer team finally came home to Gainesville to beat the UCF Knights by a score of 3-2 on Sunday. This defeat over their in-state rival brought the team’s record this season to six wins and two losses. Coach Becky Burleigh said she …

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Gator Defense Shines in Shutout Against North Texas

The Florida Gator football team (3-0) beat the visiting North Texas Mean Green (1-2) 32-0 Saturday night, earning their first shutout since September 6th, 2014—a 65-0 home win over Eastern Michigan. Gator football head coach Jim McElwain says this was “a good win, not a great win”, after struggling offensively in …

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Preview: No.23 Florida vs North Texas

After a showcasing dominant offense and defense against Kentucky, the Florida Gators had to feel good about themselves. Quarterback Luke Del Rio was able to find his receivers deeper down the field than the previous week against UMass, and the offensive line was able to push the Wildcats’ defensive front …

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Florida Volleyball Sweeps FAMU and Jacksonville

The Florida Gator Volleyball made a clean sweep with Friday’s matches against Florida A&M and Jacksonville. The Gators played in the Lemerand Athletic Center which made it a bit difficult for this players to play due to such a low ceiling. In Florida’s first match against FAMU senior right side Alex Holston …

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Florida Offensive Line Thriving In Young Season

Last season, injuries forced Florida to stick inexperienced players in the offensive line and often times the team suffered. The team allowed a whopping 46 sacks and with such a porous O-line, the running game was ineffective, averaging a paltry 126 rushing yards per game, 112th overall in FBS. This season, …

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North Texas, Littrell Prepare For First Power-5 Opponent in Gators

The North Texas Mean Green are off to a 1-1 start to the season, but head coach Seth Littrell knows the Florida Gators will be his hardest challenge yet. The Mean Green won their first game of the season last week against Bethune-Cookman, 41-20, but dropped their opener to SMU, …

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Former Gator Abby Wambach Publishes Memoir

Audio in this story is from Fresh Air, produced by WHYY and distributed by NPR. Former Gator and Olympic soccer Star Abby Wambach’s memoir “Forward” was published on Tuesday. The book delves into the personal struggles of the two-time gold medal winner, specifically with her sexuality and substance abuse. Wambach, who …

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Gator Volleyball Ends Eight Game Road Challenge As Winners

The seventh ranked Florida volleyball team and coach Mary Wise ended their eight match road play strong with a win in a place that haven’t won in in six years, Florida State. The now 7-1 Gators defeated the Seminoles 3-1 (27-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-19) on Wednesday night in Tallahassee. The first set was a challenging one where both …

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Preview: Volleyball Sunshine Showdown

Florida Volleyball (6-1) hits the road again to face in state rival Florida State in another Sunshine Showdown. The No. 7 Gators are 6-1 overall and are hoping to add to their six-match win streak.  This will be Florida’s eighth game on the road before they finally return home this weekend. …

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