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Chomping at Bits: Florida baseball wins series over Seton Hall

The Gators picked up two wins this weekend against the Pirates.

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Florida baseball takes series with Seton Hall: The Gators got back to their winning ways on Friday, defeating Seton Hall, 8-0, in Florida’s fourth shutout of the season. Alex Faedo shut out the Pirates in six innings and struck out six batters, while JJ Schwartz hit his second home run of the year. (Turner F. Street, Florida Gators) The next day, the Gators dropped their first weekend game of the year, in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader. Florida fell to Seton Hall, 3-2, in 13 (!) innings. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators) The weekend warrior Gators rebounded, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Pirates in Saturday’s late game, 4-3. Senior Ryan Larson hit a pair of solo home runs, the second of which tied the game in the seventh. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Gator softball clinches series with Missouri: No. 3 Florida won their first two outings against the No. 24 Tigers this weekend. In their first SEC game of the season, the Gators opened the series with a 6-0 win behind Delanie Gourley’s third complete-game one-hitter. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators; Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun) Florida took a 1-0 victory on Sunday, with Kelly Barnhill recording 12 strikeouts on just 84 pitches in a complete-game effort. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators; Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun) The Gators play the third and final game of the series today at 7:00 p.m. That game will be broadcast on the SEC Network.

UF gymnastics ends regular season with win over West Virginia: The Gators swept Friday’s event titles, with each apparatus win coming at a mark of 9.925 or higher. Florida heads to Jacksonville next, for Saturday’s SEC Championships. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators; Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun)

Florida track and field finishes at NCAA Indoor Championship: The men’s team finished second, and freshman Grant Holloway won the 60 hurdles title. Holloway is only the second freshman since 1999 to win that title. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Gator lacrosse defeats Stony Brook, 22-14: Florida handed the previously undefeated Seawolves their first loss. With 36 combined goals, the game was the highest-scoring game in Florida history. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

UF women’s golf captures SunTrust Invitational title: The Gators posted a tournament record seven-over (847) and won their lone home tournament of the season. (Lindsey Spatola, Florida Gators; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Gator women’s tennis bests South Carolina: Undefeated and top-ranked Florida added to their overall home win streak record, which now stands at 164. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

Florida men’s tennis’ weekend scores: The Gators began their weekend with a 4-2 loss on Friday night to Florida State in Orlando. (Bianca Cacho, Florida Gators) Florida then defeated No. 23 South Carolina at home on Sunday, 4-2, in a match that was moved indoors due to rain. (Kelsey Bibik, Florida Gators)

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