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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)
“Nothing about him looks like a freshman.’’ ESPN’s Dari Nowkhah on #Gators P Tyler Dyson … he’s been excellent tonight— Scott Carter (@GatorsScott) June 13, 2017
Dyson's updated numbers in two games today after a scoreless seventh:— Gators Baseball (@GatorsBB) June 13, 2017
7.0 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 10 Ks https://t.co/gwoV16rVsl
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)
She can rack up the strikeouts and awards! Congrats to Kelly Barnhill on winning the 2017 Softball Honda Sport Award! pic.twitter.com/g3aop3AQ5o— Gators Softball (@GatorsSB) June 12, 2017
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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