No.1 Florida Gators Softball team will be hosting the University of Central Florida on Wednesday.
— Gators Turf Staff (@GatorTurfStaff) April 19, 2017
The Gators jumped back to the No. 1 spot in both the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll as well as the ESPN.com/USA Softball after going 4-1 on the week, defeating Georgia, Florida State, and Kentucky.
Florida’s record currently stands at 40-3 overall, and 15-2 in the SEC.
Kelly Barnhill earned the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Pitcher of the Week award as well as the USA Softball Co-Player of the Week Award and SEC Pitcher of the Week. This is the third time Barnhill has been named SEC Pitcher of the Week this season.
— NCAA Softball (@NCAAsoftball) April 19, 2017
The Gators hold an all-time record of 20-4 against the Knights who are 23-19 this season. Florida has won the last eight straight games by a combined score of 48-10.
First pitch for the game is set to begin at 6 p.m. and you can watch the game on SEC Network+.
The team will then host the Ole Miss Rebels on Friday to begin their next series.