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Florida angling toward satellite camps after NCAA reversal: Jim McElwain is making plans for participation in satellite camps, now that the NCAA has reversed course and deemed them legal again. McElwain spoke about the camps on yesterday's SEC coaches spring teleconference. He indicated that no decisions have yet been made on where the camps would be held, but noted that they would take place during the time period in the summer when regular football camps were traditionally held. McElwain and assistants would serve as guest coaches at camps held outside Gainesville. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
No. 1 Florida softball sweeps No. 5 Florida State with pair of wins: The Gators took down the Seminoles twice yesterday. First, Florida beat FSU 7-1 in yesterday's regularly scheduled contest. The teams then resumed their rain suspended game from April 13th and the Gators emerged with a 1-0 victory (12 innings). Florida is now 49-4, with the country's highest win percentage. The Gators are also unbeaten in 32 non-conference games. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)
Gators nearly sweep Big East Lacrosse Awards: The No. 2 Gators swept five of the six major postseason awards and had seven players named to the All-Big East Conference teams. (Kelly Sobers, Florida Gators)
Abby Wambach to join ESPN as analyst and contributor: Former Gator Wambach, a World Cup and Olympic champion, will cover soccer events and the 2016 Summer Olympics for ESPN. She will also contribute to ESPN Films projects, feature reports, and news programs E:60 and Outside the Lines. Wambach will also host a bi-weekly podcast. (ESPN; The New York Times)
Happy birthday to another former Gator broadcaster, Erin Andrews:
Florida Gators (@FloridaGators) May 4, 2016
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