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Chomping at Bits: Florida’s freshman pitchers shut out Seminoles

It was the Gators’ third straight shutout against FSU, and their eighth win in their last nine meetings with the Noles.

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Florida baseball shuts out Florida State: The No. 5 Gators topped the No. 3 Seminoles last night in Gainesville in a pitchers duel. Florida’s only run scored was a check swing single from Mark Kolozsvary. Four Gator freshmen combined to limit the Noles to just four hits and no runs. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Ryan Young, SEC Country; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Gator softball to host North Dakota State: No. 2 Florida will take the field against the Bison tonight at 6:00 p.m. for a single midweek game. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

Florida men’s basketball arrives in Orlando: Mike White described the excursion as a “business trip,” much like Jim McElwain has with his team’s contests away from home. White also touched on the team’s mood by noting that the Gators had lost two in a row and that the attitude should not be “yay, we’re going to the tournament.” (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

UF women’s tennis defeats Ohio State: The top-ranked Gators remain undefeated after taking a 4-1 win over No. 2 Ohio State yesterday in Orlando. The win marked Florida’s 26th consecutive regular season victory. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

Gator lacrosse bests Syracuse, extends win streak to six: No. 3 Florida defeated No. 5 Syracuse, 19-12. After dropping their opener to No. 1 North Carolina, the Gators have won six straight, including four wins over ranked teams. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

KeAndre Bates named U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Indoor Field Athlete of the Year: Florida also earned 23 All-American honors for the 2017 season. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

Doug Nussmeier discusses Feleipe Franks and Kyle Trask: He thinks Austin Appleby and Luke Del Rio provided the young players with a good example of how to handle a quarterback competition. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Florida DB signee Brian Edwards wants to be two-sport athlete: Edwards also wants to compete in track and field, particularly in high jump. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

QB recruit Joe Milton receives offer from Gators: Milton noted that “the Internet has been freaking out about me going to Florida,” but explains that he has not made any decision yet. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

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