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Chomping at Bits: Florida freshman pitcher Tyler Dyson shines in Gators’ Super Regional

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Wake Forest coach Tom Walter said that Dyson made the difference in the series finale.

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Tyler Dyson’s outstanding Gainesville Super Regional performance: Florida’s freshman right-hander fired seven scoreless innings in two appearances Monday, helping the Gators to win their Super Regional and advance to Omaha. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Jordan McPherson, SEC Country; Garry Smits, Florida Times Union)

More on Florida heading to the College World Series for the third straight season: The Gators will now face TCU on Sunday night. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Tim Walton and staff named Southeastern Region Coaching Staff of the Year: The Gator softball group led the program to a 58-10 record this season, which included Florida’s third straight SEC championship and an appearance in the NCAA Women's College World Series championship series. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

Kelly Barnhill earns 2017 Honda Sports Award: The honor is presented annually to the nation's top collegiate female athlete in her sport. For those of you keeping score at home, Barnhill is the third Gator to earn the top award in their sport this year. Gymnast Alex McMurtry and tennis competitor Belinda Woolcock also were awarded the Honda Sports Award for their respective sports. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

UAA approves record $128 million budget: One of the items approved was the installation of a permanent 3D court projection system at the O’Dome. The system was rented and used earlier this year for Florida’s home contest with Kentucky, and was a huge hit. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

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