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Chomping at Bits: Florida baseball picks up first road win of the season

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The Gators went extra innings to get their first win away from home in 2017.

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Florida baseball edges Stetson, 9-8: The Gators went 11 innings against the Hatters to get their first road win of the 2017 season. Florida’s 13 hits tied their season high, but the Gators were also struck out a season high 16 times last night. Freshman Kirby McMullen scored the winning run and earned the win on the mound for the Gators. No. 12 Florida next hosts No. 4 LSU for a three-game series this weekend. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Chris Boyle, Gainesville Sun)

Delanie Gourley named SEC Pitcher of the Week: Gourley earned the honor again after going 2-0 against South Carolina in the Gators’ first SEC road series of the season. Gourley allowed only a pair of hits over 11 innings of work during the week. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

Gator softball hosts USF: Florida will face the Bulls tonight at 6:00 p.m. The two teams will meet for the 58th time, and the second time this season. The Gators defeated USF in this season’s opening weekend tournament in Tampa. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

UF women’s golf wins Briar’s Creek Invitational: The Gators captured the title for the third straight year, posting a tournament-record 15-under (849), and finishing with an 18-stroke lead over the field. (Lindsey Spatola, Florida Gators)

Florida’s postseason and the Gators’ trip to the Sweet Sixteen: On recruiting, Florida’s match-up with Wisconsin, and SEC basketball. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida lacrosse players earn Big East weekly honors: Sydney Pirreca was selected Big East Midfielder of the Week, while Lindsey Ronbeck was named Big East Attacker of the Week. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

Football recruiting: Which quarterback(s) will end up in Florida’s 2018 class? (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Mark Thompson is motivated and humbled after first season with the Gators: Thompson had some setbacks in 2016 but ended the year on a positive note in Florida’s Outback Bowl victory. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

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