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Gator Softball Suffers Walk-off Loss in Extras to No. 1 UCLA

Gator softball lost to UCLA

Prior to this tournament being played in California,the Florida softball team endured three straight losses to the UCLA Bruins. The fourth one turned out to be a heartbreaker. A wild pitch bounced in the dirt, off the catcher’s glove and caromed off of the backstop in the bottom of the …

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Gators run-rule SLU, FAMU hangs around

All around the country, madness in college sports is coming early. It’s also coming on the softball diamond — not the basketball court. Through Sunday, six top 10-ranked softball teams had lost this weekend. The No. 8-ranked Florida Gators were not one of them. As part of a 13-game Bubly …

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UF sweep on Sunflower Saturday

One walk off, one run-rule, two shutouts and a lot of sunflowers. The No. 8/11-ranked Florida Gators’ softball team picked up their fifth consecutive victory and fourth consecutive shutout in day two of the Bubly Invitational in Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium on Saturday. Saturday’s games also marked the first Sunflower …

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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 Softball Wins Fifth SEC Title

Just like Drake, Florida Gators softball went back-to-back. Florida defeated the fourth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide to claim its second straight SEC Tournament title. It’s Florida’s fifth championship with all coming in the Tim Walton era. https://twitter.com/GatorsSB/status/1127406859328028674?s=19 “Our players not only did a really good job of staying focused, but did …

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Matthews Plays Hero Again for Gators Softball

It was a scene reminiscent of 2018’s Super Regional. Jordan Matthews at the plate with the game in her hands. And she delivered, again. The ninth-ranked Gators (41-15) defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks (36-17) 6-5 in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. They advanced thanks to a seventh-inning rally …

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Gator Softball Earns Road Win Over FSU

Florida softball got revenge on the Florida State Seminoles Wednesday night. The sixth-ranked Gators defeated number four FSU 4-0 at JoAnne Graf Field in Tallahassee. It is Florida’s eighth straight win since their 2-0 loss at home to this exact team on April 3. https://twitter.com/GatorsSB/status/1118687774889189376?s=19 The win is UF’s 13th …

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Lindaman Grand Slam Silences LSU

Saturday night’s matchup between LSU and Florida softball had a flair for the dramatic. The seventh-ranked Florida Gators defeated number nine LSU 4-3 to take the first of a three-game series in Baton Rouge. https://twitter.com/GatorsSB/status/1107101445600538624 Coming Through When It Counts The Gators only managed three hits on the night. They …

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Gator Softball Sweeps Day 2 of the Bubly Invitational

The third-ranked Florida softball team continues its undefeated start to the season with its 15th and 16th straight wins as they continue to host the Bubly Invitational.  The Gators picked up a pair of eight-run wins over Illinois State and Syracuse on Saturday; Florida moved to 4-0 against the Redbirds on the …

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