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Guard Jalen Hudson transferring to UF from Virginia Tech: The 6-foot-5 guard reportedly chose Florida over Texas. He will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2016-17 season. Hudson appeared in 67 games over two seasons for the Hokies and started 27. Florida also recently added Charleston graduate transfer Canyon Barry, who is eligible immediately. With those additions, the Gators have filled all 13 of their scholarship spots for next season. (Jeff Goodman, ESPN; Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Jordan James, SEC Country)
Excited to announce that I will be finishing my college career at The University of Florida! #Gators— Jalen Hudson (@JalenHudson5) May 11, 2016
No. 1 Florida baseball ties regular season win record: A five-run inning Tuesday night helped the Gators rally to defeat South Florida, 11-4. That was Florida's 41st win this season, which tied the school record for most regular season victories. But, this team still has two series left to play. The Gators also will finish the season undefeated in midweek games (14-0). (Patrick Pinak, Independent Florida Alligator; Benjamin Schmitz, Florida Gators)
Seven softball players receive All-SEC Honors: Amanda Lorenz was named SEC Freshman of the Year. Delanie Gouley, Aleshia Ocasio, Kayli Kvistad and Lorenz were named first team All-SEC, while Kirsti Merritt and Aubree Munro were named to the second team. Kelly Barnhill was named to the All-Freshman team. Florida softball begins SEC Tournament play today. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)
Delanie Gourley and Aleshia Ocasio named finalists for 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year: Florida is the only school with two athlete representatives. Last season, Lauren Haeger became the first Gator to receive the award. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)
Gators try out custom-fit helmets: Football equipment manufacturer Riddell was in Gainesville yesterday. (Alex Shirkey, SEC Country)
Florida participating in satellite camps: Florida will be in Jacksonville at a camp at Trinity Christian High School on June 8th. Earlier this week Mercer announced that Florida would be one of 10 guest schools at its satellite camp in Macon. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
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