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Chomping at Bits: Florida baseball and softball sweep weekend series

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Florida baseball sweeps home series with Rhode Island: The top-ranked Gators opened the series Friday with their third shutout of the season in a 9-0 victory. Florida picked up two more wins in Saturday’s double-header - a 9-2 triumph in the first game and a walk-off 3-2 win in the bottom of the ninth in the second game. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

No. 2 Gator softball sweeps weekend series with No. 23 Kentucky: Kelly Barnhill completed her third no-hitter of the season in the first game on Friday in Florida’s 6-0 victory. On Saturday, these Gators had a 3-2 walk-off win of their own, rallying in the seventh. Florida completed the sweep on Sunday with a 4-0 showing. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators; Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun)

UF women’s golf captures SunTrust Gator Invitational title: Florida was victorious at the Gainesville-based event for the third consecutive year. The Gators set a new tournament record for lowest score en route to the 12-shot victory.(Andrew Kovar, Florida Gators)

Florida gymnastics closes home slate with win over Nebraska: Senior Alex McMurtry left an impression in her final O’Dome appearance, claiming at least a share of each of the five event titles. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Florida women’s tennis blanks SEC opponents: The Gators posted a 4-0 win over LSU in their SEC home opener on Friday, and a 4-0 shutout of Texas A&M on Sunday. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

Gator men’s tennis has split weekend results: On the road, Florida fell to Mississippi State but defeated Auburn. (Kelly Shipp, Florida Gators)

On football coaching contracts: A look at buyouts and paydays. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Spring football primer: Specifically reviewing storylines and notes on the offense. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

And, Florida’s men track and field team won another national title! We have more about that here.

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