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Chomping at Bits: Florida baseball and softball cruise through weekend wins

And more scores and updates from this weekend in Gator sports.

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Gator baseball sweeps Stony Brook: The top-ranked Gators had a successful weekend at home. Florida started things off with a big on Friday, with Wil Dalton hitting three home runs in the Gators’ 12-5 win. Things went well again for Florida on Saturday, with the Gators’ pitching their second shutout of the season in their 8-0 victory. Florida concluded the series sweep with a 3-1 triumph on Sunday. (Dan Apple, Florida Gators; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Florida softball pitches three shutouts at Judi Garman Classic: Starting the event with two wins on Thursday, the Gators rolled over Loyola Marymount, 13-0, and Cal State Fullerton, 10-0. Both of Fridays games - which would have been against Michigan State and Charlotte - were cancelled due to inclimate weather. Florida finished their time in California with a 4-0 Sunday win over No. 8/9 Baylor. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)

UF lacrosse upsets North Carolina: The No. 4 Gators never relinquished the lead in their 17-10 road victory over the No. 3 Tar Heels. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

John Egbunu won’t be back in Gators’ lineup: Sadly, Egbunu was unable to sufficiently recover from his knee injury to rejoin the Gators and was officially ruled out - though his inability to participate thus far had already unofficially ruled him out for all intents and purposes. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

More on Florida men’s basketball’s regular-season finale and their confidence heading into the postseason: Jalen Hudson remained hot in the Gators’ win over Kentucky. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Gator gymnastics falls at Missouri: No. 5 Florida lost to No. 20 Missouri for the first time on Friday, with a final score of 196.925 – 196.70. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

UF men’s tennis picks up pair of weekend wins: The No. 18 Gators were triumphant at No. 17 Georgia on Friday night and bested No. 25 Tennessee at home on Sunday. (Kelly Shipp, Florida Gators)

UF women’s tennis also has successful weekend: In their SEC opener, Florida defeated Ole Miss 4-3 and then blanked Mississippi State 4-0. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

Gators participate in NFL Combine: Six former Florida players were invited to Indianapolis. (Gainesville Sun)

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