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Gators Drop Home Opener to Winless UCF

After losing their last three games, a matchup against a winless UCF squad in the Gators first home contest of the year seemed like a perfect opportunity to bounce back. The Knights had other ideas. Despite dominating possession on the night, the Gators failed to pierce the visitors’ armor. Florida …

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Silver Anniversary Season for Coach Becky Burleigh and Gators Soccer Begins This Weekend

Coach Becky Burleigh stunned the soccer community in 1995 when she arrived at the University of Florida to coach its brand new soccer program. Burleigh has accumulated 414 wins, 112 loses and only 36 ties in her 25-year spell as Florida soccer’s only head coach. Gators soccer will open up …

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Former Gators Headed to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Part Deux

There has been at least one Florida Gator in each of the last six World Cups. This year there will be four. Three alumnae and one current player all made 2019 World Cup rosters. https://twitter.com/GatorsSoccer/status/1132339294209622016 Canada’s Gator Roster Rising junior Deanne Rose and Adriana Leon will each play for Canada’s …

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Former Gators Headed to this Summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Two University of Florida alumnae have been included in Jamaica’s final 23-player roster for this summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. What’s New? Twenty-two out of the 23 players, including Lauren Silver, were announced by Jamaica’s head coach, Hue Menzies, on May 22 during the team’s visit to South Florida. However, on May 23, Havana Solaun who was not traveling with the team was …

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Gator Soccer Plays to Scoreless Draw at Alabama

110 minutes in Tuscaloosa weren’t enough to separate Florida and Alabama. The Gators tied the Crimson Tide 0-0 Sunday evening after a scoreless regulation was followed by two scoreless overtime periods. With the draw, Florida’s record moves to 4-8-3 overall and 2-3-2 in SEC play. Alabama meanwhile moved to 7-7-2 …

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Gators Soccer Heads to Alabama for Meeting with Crimson Tide

The Florida soccer team started off conference play strong (2-1-1), but has since dropped to 2-3-1. This weekend, the Gators might be able to break even in the SEC. The team will head to Alabama (1-5 SEC) in an attempt to finish the season strong. Season Overview: Gators Florida’s history …

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Gator Soccer Falls Below .500 in SEC Play with Loss to Gamecocks

The Florida soccer team is finding itself back in a familiar, but uncomfortable place. The Gators traveled to Columbia to take on the No. 12 South Carolina Gamecocks, but took a 1-0 loss on Sunday. This is Florida’s ninth game this season where a ball never found the net. Game …

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