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Lugo Throws First Career Complete Game No-Hitter as Gator Softball Beats JU

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Turning in a quality outing is important for a starting pitcher. Wednesday night featured two polarizing performances from starters. Junior Natalie Lugo delivered for the Gators softball team. Alyssa Bilodeau, however, did not for Jacksonville. Big first inning for Gators Bilodeau failed to record an out in the first inning; …

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Gator Softball Hosts Bubly Invitational

Three days. Three doubleheaders. Six games. A rigorous schedule lies ahead for the Gator softball team this weekend in the Bubly Invitational in Gainesville. Florida (5-1) faces North Dakota State and Longwood twice on Friday and Saturday. Southeastern (SE) Louisiana and Florida A&M await the Gators on Sunday. Senior Gator …

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Florida Softball Set To Surprise

If college softball teams had franchise tags, Tim Walton’s Florida Gators would be tag-less. After losing Kelly Barnhill and Amanda Lorenz, Florida is searching for a new identity. And the search starts now. Circling Questions For years, the Gators have been notorious for their hard-nosed defense. And in softball, the …

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Gators Trounced by UCLA

Florida suffered its first loss of the season on Wednesday. The No. 3 Gators (18-1) fell 7-1 to the No. 2 UCLA Bruins (15-0) out in Fullerton, CA before heading into play for the Judi Garman Classic. The loss is the first of four ranked matchups UF will have during …

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Gator Softball Goes Out West To Play UCLA, Play In Tournament

The Florida Gator softball team is out in the Golden State to tame the Wild West. The third-ranked Gators face off against the second ranked UCLA Bruins to begin their annual road trip out west. This match up marks a rematch of the 2018 showdown between these two squads in Oklahoma …

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Gators shutout Central Michigan to close Littlewood Classic

Senior Kelly Barnhill and the fourth-ranked Florida Gators were dominant yet again shutting out the Central Michigan Chippewas. Dominant Pitching The Gator pitching staff was sharp in just five innings of work blanking a Central Michigan team that combined for 27 runs in their previous four games. Kelly Barnhill was …

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Gators Get Set for Littlewood Classic

The fourth ranked Florida Gators will take their undefeated record into Tempe, Arizona for the Littlewood Classic. What’s on the schedule The Gators will play their first game today at 4 p.m. against Illinois State. Florida opened the season against the Redbirds with a score of 15-0 in the opening …

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Florida Eliminated by Oklahoma in Women’s College World Series

The second-seeded Florida Gators fell 2-0 to the fourth-seeded Oklahoma Sooners in the Women’s College World Series (WCWS) on Saturday night. The Gators could not find a rhythm on offense against Sooners pitcher Paige Parker (31-3), allowing two hits in seven innings. Parker had already pitched a shutout win against …

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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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Gator Softball Drops Game 2 Against Aggies in Super Regional

The No. 2 Gator softball team lost 5-4 against No. 15 Texas A&M on Friday. Aleshia Ocasio (21-7) allowed nine hits in six innings including two home runs to center field in the second game of the Gainesville Super Regional. Payton McBride (3-0), the Aggies pitcher who gave up the …

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