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Gator softball opens season today: Florida starts their year with the USF Wilson – DeMarini Tournament in Tampa. The Gators are scheduled to play five games over three days against several opponents. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
A look at Florida softball’s pitching staff: After leading the nation in team ERA last season, the 2017 Gators' pitching staff looks even deeper. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)
.@GatorsChris breaks down what's both familiar and new with the 2017 squad! Season starts tomorrow‼️#GoGators https://t.co/uz86fQJsD4— Gators Softball (@GatorsSB) February 9, 2017
Gators have “all-star” South Florida recruiting team: Florida signed the most South Florida prospects (10) in school history this last cycle, and have three staff members in Randy Shannon, Ja’Juan Seider, and Corey Bell, with ties to the area. Famous Miami fan and high school football coach Luther Campbell is concerned about Miami’s ability to compete with the Gators now for South Florida recruits. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
#HeGone UF is one of two schools in the country to return either a kickoff or punt for a TD in each of the last 12 seasons. #GoGators pic.twitter.com/FE6ULPAxan— Gators Football (@GatorsFB) February 9, 2017
Florida women’s basketball gets first SEC home victory: The Gators defeated Arkansas 57-53. Ronni Williams posted the 20th double-double of her career. (Florida Gators)
Profile of Gator gymnast Rachel Slocum: Slocum transferred to Florida from Eastern Michigan, after becoming just the second NCAA gymnastics qualifier in that school’s history as a sophomore. She regularly competes on the vault and in floor exercise for the Gators. (Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun)
As if more is needed to fire up #Gators for a meeting in any sport vs UGA - here's the hype video for Friday's meeting vs the @UGAGymnastics pic.twitter.com/rws6sTAcw4— Gators Gymnastics (@GatorsGym) February 10, 2017
Florida baseball picked to win SEC: A league-high five Gators were also voted to the Preseason All-SEC First Team. Florida and LSU were selected by coaches as the favorites to win the conference. The Gators will open their season with a three-game series against William and Mary beginning on Friday, Feb. 17. (Dan Apple, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)
Teez Tabor sent Former Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins a thank you note:
Classy Gesture from one of the BEST DBs of ALL-TIME @_31Flavorz I'm Honored & Blessed to have coached such a tremendous player & person #DBU pic.twitter.com/BTApQQzMqi— Geoff Collins (@CoachCollins) February 9, 2017
We’ll miss you, Teez.
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