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Florida baseball sweeps series with Georgia: Florida started their road series with a come from behind 6-4 Friday night defeat of the ‘Dawgs. The Gators clinched the series with a 6-3 win on Saturday, and once again rallied to do so, scoring five runs in the seventh. In Florida’s Sunday sweep, the Gators held on for a 4-3 win, in large part thanks to Dalton Guthrie. Florida currently sits one game back in the SEC standings, with Kentucky, Auburn, and Mississippi State tied above them. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun; Ryan Young, SEC Country)
Gator softball picks up series win over Tennessee: No. 1 Florida went 2-1 against No. 8 Tennessee this weekend. Florida opened the series, and their final weekend of regular season SEC play, with a 5-0 victory, shutting out the Volunteers in Knoxville for the first time since 2012. The Gators followed up that performance with another shutout on Saturday, and Florida’s 9-0 win gave the Gators their third straight SEC regular season championship. Florida did not fare as well on Sunday, falling to the Vols, 5-1, in the series finale. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)
The Gators take the series over the Vols & shut out their opponent for the 31st time! The offense was with 12 hits & 9 runs! 9-0 Final! pic.twitter.com/pPjHDe4jBJ— Gators Softball (@GatorsSB) April 29, 2017
Florida men’s tennis falls in SEC semifinals: The No. 3 seed Gators fell just short of defeating the No. 2 seeded Georgia Bulldogs in Saturday’s SEC Tournament Semifinals. The two teams were tied throughout the match, which was decided by a second set tiebreak. (Kelsey Bibik, Florida Gators)
Gators host Tom Jones Memorial: Florida’s track and field team competed in their last meet of the regular season, which ended up being one of their best of the year. The Gators posted 14 times and marks that ranked in the NCAA Division I top-30, including two national leads and five national top-ten marks. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)
2017 NFL Draft: In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of where Gators landed in this past weekend’s draft.
Jarrad Davis went to the Detroit Lions in the first round
Marcus Maye joined the NY Jets in the second round
Quincy Wilson became an Indianapolis Colt in the second round
Teez Tabor was nabbed by the Detroit Lions in the second round
Alex Anzalone was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the third round
David Sharpe was picked up by the Raiders in the fourth round
Caleb Brantley was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round
Joey Ivie connected with the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round
And several undrafted Gators will get their shots as free agents
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