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No. 2 Florida baseball bests No. 7 Florida State: Thanks in part to a seven-run fifth inning, Florida turned the tide with ten unanswered runs and defeated FSU 12-6 on Tuesday night at home. The Gators will play the ‘Noles two more times during the regular season, and haven’t lost to FSU since the 2016 Super Regionals. That six-game win streak against the Seminoles is the longest one in school history. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)
Mullen establishes leadership council: The players voted on eight team members to be on the council, which will serve as a conduit between players and coaches. Feleipe Franks, Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Josh Hammond, Martez Ivey, Cece Jefferson, C’yontai Lewis, R.J. Raymond, and David Reese were elected to the council. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Scott Carter, Florida Gators)
Looking at Florida’s side of the NCAA bracket: The Gators have their work cut out for them. Florida also now knows its first round opponent - St. Bonaventure, who defeated UCLA 65-58 last night. (David Wunderlich, Gator Country)
Florida lacrosse gets comeback win over Navy: The Gators overcame an eight-goal deficit to win - the largest in program history. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)
Trey Burton signing with Chicago Bears: The former Gator recently threw a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, and is now reportedly in line for a $32-million four-year contract with the Bears - making him the fifth highest paid tight end in the NFL. (Doug Fernandes, Gainesville Sun; ESPN)
Mike Holloway named United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Men’s Indoor Coach of the Year: This is the fourth time that Holloway has earned the award, also picking it up in 2010, 2011, and 2012. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)
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