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Florida softball shuts down Jacksonville, 6-0: The No. 1 ranked Gators moved to 6-0 on the season. Florida is now 19-0 all time against the Dolphins. The Gators will play their first home game of the 2017 season on Friday. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)
Thoughts on the Gators’ 114-95 win over Auburn: On losing John Egbunu for the season, Keith Stone now having more on his plate, and Florida’s balanced scoring during their current win streak. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)
Florida swimming and diving adds two more SEC titles: On the second day of the SEC Championships, Caeleb Dressel won the 50 free and Florida men won the 200 free relay. Dressel, the defending conference champion in the 50 free, finished with an 18.46 time - the only sub-19 time in the event. Dressel owns all seven of the top-seven marks in the 50 free all-time in yards. His split in the 200 free relay was 17.86, tying the fastest 50-yard relay split of all time. (Layne Weitzel, Florida Gators)
@SwimSider People aren't supposed to win the 50 free by almost a body length.— Ian Murphy (@IanFromIowa) February 16, 2017
Dressel isn't people. He's a genetically-engineered human-gator hybrid. Gators are very dangerous over short distances. https://t.co/KNjqkmdwEq— Bryan Flaherty (@SwimSider) February 16, 2017
Gators sweep SEC weekly tennis awards: Brooke Austin was named SEC Player of the Week while Ingrid Neel earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors. Austin and Neel helped Florida win the 2017 ITA National Indoor Championship title. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)
Florida baseball potentially poised for another College World Series run: In his tenth year with the Gators, Kevin O’Sullivan’s team returns seven position players with starting experience from last year, and has a weekend rotation on the mound that includes three potential first-round draft picks. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)
UF football recruiting updates: Former Florida defensive lineman Brad Culpepper’s son, three-star TE Judge Culpepper, visits UF for Junior Day. Current Florida safety Marcell Harris’ brother, DB Sevyn Banks, visited as well. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
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