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Florida Soccer Begins SEC Play at LSU

It seemed like business as usual after the Gators’ first two games of the season. The team had won both of its matches, and Canadian international Deanne Rose was impacting games like expected. She was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week after she scored three and assisted once in …

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Vanessa Kara’s Road to Gator Soccer Success

Gators soccer entered a stage of reconstruction after a 2018 season filled with injuries, departing seniors and average results. Coach Becky Burleigh kept her head high bringing in 10 freshmen and two experienced transfers who would fit the team’s culture and improve the quality all around. Senior Vanessa Kara, a …

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Florida Gators Face Miami Hurricanes

Gators prepare for Miami Hurricanes.

The 3-4 Florida Gators will finish their stint of non-conference games against in-state rivals Miami Sunday evening. The Gators have a 7-2 all-time record against the Hurricanes. Back to Winning Ways Last time out, the Gators hosted Florida Gulf Coast. Florida won the clash 4-0 to break a four-game losing …

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Gators Snap Four-Game Losing Streak

Gators prepare for Miami Hurricanes.

The Florida Gators defeated guests Florida Gulf Coast 4-0 at Donald R. Dizney Stadium Thursday evening. With the win, the Gators broke a four-game losing streak and improved to 3-4 on the season. Match Recap A pair of Gators scored their first-ever goals for the team, including Vanessa Kara and …

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Gator Soccer Tries to Stop Losing Streak

A frustrating loss to the University of Central Florida in the home opener on Sunday brought the Gators losing streak up to four. In 29 seasons before this one, head coach Becky Burleigh has only lost 42 games. She will look to return to her usual winning ways tonight. The …

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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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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 Gets Fresh Start Due to NCAA Weather Rule

The Florida Gators soccer team could not get anything going against their in-state rival UCF Knights Sunday evening. They were down 3-0 going into halftime, but that’s when the lighting kicked in. The inclement weather proved to play in the Gators favor, as the team will get a fresh start …

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Florida Soccer Hosts West Coast Teams and Hopes to Regain Confidence

Florida soccer (2-2) is back in Gainesville this weekend with hopes of snapping a two-game losing streak. The No. 22 Gators will now take on UCLA and Southern California. UCLA and USC are both ranked second and seventh respectively according to the United Soccer coaches poll respectively, will give the …

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Gator Soccer Advances To Elite Eight After 1-0 Double Overtime Win Over Washington State

The Florida Gator soccer team advances to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament with a 1-0 double overtime win at home Sunday against the Washington Cougars in their first-ever meeting.  Florida advances to make the sixth appearance in program history in the Elite Eight. https://twitter.com/GatorsSoccer/status/932360150391951362 Short Turnaround Both teams …

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