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Chomping at Bits: Florida baseball sweeps opening series with William & Mary

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The Gators opened their season with a three-game series sweep at home.

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Florida baseball sweeps opening series: The Gators swept their three-game home and season opening series with William & Mary. Florida picked up a 5-4 victory on Friday, an 8-1 win on Saturday, and an 11-6 triumph on Sunday. (Florida Gators; Ethan Bauer, Independent Florida Alligator; Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Gator softball goes 4-1, wins Aquafina Invitational: Florida opened home play this weekend. The Gators defeated Florida A&M, 8-1, and Northwestern State, 9-3, on Friday. Florida dropped their first contest of the season to Maryland, 4-2, on Saturday, before turning around and picking up another victory over Northwestern State, 10-0. Florida finished their weekend with a 5-0 win over FIU on Sunday. The 10-1 Gators have played 11 games in the last ten days. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

Thoughts on the Gators’ 57-52 victory over Mississippi State: On Florida’s struggles, point guard ball security, the Gators’ defensive identity, and KeVaughn Allen and Devin Robinson. Also noted: Florida is hopeful that Canyon Barry will be available for Tuesday night’s game against South Carolina. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Florida women’s basketball falls to Kentucky: The Gators were defeated on the road by the Wildcats, 67-48. Four Florida players scored in double digits. (Florida Gators)

UF gymnastics wins at Arkansas: The Gators swept the individual event titles - all with marks of 9.92 or better. No. 3 Florida earned a 197.125 to 195.20 win over the No. 23 Razorbacks. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Florida women’s tennis extends home win-streak to 163: The No. 1 Gators defeated No. 6 Oklahoma State and No. 5 Stanford this weekend. As I mentioned in this weekend’s open thread, Florida’s 163 game win streak is the longest active home win streak of any NCAA Division I team in any sport. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

UF men’s tennis drops third and final match at National Team Indoor Championships: The No. 6 Gators fell to No. 16 Oklahoma yesterday. (Kelsey Bibik, Florida Gators)

Gator golf men finish fourth at SunTrust Gator Invitational: Florida is optimistic for the season despite a somewhat disappointing home tournament finish. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Three Gators post season-best times at Tiger Invitational: The three Gator competitors at the event all came away with season-best times, including a pair of personal records for Michael Timpson, Jr. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Florida soccer opens spring season with a win: The Gators notched a 2-0 win over North Florida. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

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