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Logan Shore named SEC Pitcher of the Year; Several Gators earn SEC honors: Shore was named SEC pitcher of the year yesterday. He is the second Gator in UF history to be honored with that distinction. Shore finished the regular season with a 10-0 record and 2.33 ERA in 14 starts. He also has won a school record 15 straight decisions dating back to May 14, 2015.
Shaun Anderson and Shore were named to the All-SEC first team. Peter Alonso, Mike Rivera, and Dalton Guthrie earned second team honors; while Jonathan India and Deacon Liput were named to the freshman team. Rivera, Guthrie, and Buddy Reed were named to the All-SEC defensive team. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)
Florida baseball prepares for SEC tournament: The Gators won a school record 44 regular season games this year, and are assured a top-eight national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament as a result. Florida will start A.J. Puk on Wednesday, Logan Shore on Thursday, and Alex Faedo on Friday, if Florida advances in the double-elimination portion of the tournament. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Scott Carter, Florida Gators)
Dominant pitching helps Gators win regional: Florida softball advanced out of their NCAA regional for the fourth consecutive year over the weekend. The Gators' pitchers shut out the competition in all three games. As Tim Walton said, "if you don't give up any runs, you can't ever lose." (Matt Brannon, Independent Florida Alligator)
Tim Walton and Kevin Sullivan leading successful programs: A profile of the two coaches, their similarities, and their paths to, and successes at, Florida. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)
Dante Fowler Jr. back on field for Jaguars: Fowler was able to practice yesterday for the first time since tearing his ACL last year during rookie minicamp. (Mark Long, Gainesville Sun)
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