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Gator softball wins SEC Tournament championship: Florida defeated Alabama to open tournament play, then took care of Tennessee to advance to Saturday night’s finals with South Carolina. With a 3-1 victory, the Gators captured their fourth SEC tournament title. It’s the first time since 2013 that the team has won the tournament, and the fourth time ever that Florida has won both the SEC regular season and tournament titles. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)
UF track and field sweeps SEC Outdoor Championship team titles: Both Florida’s men and women earned the SEC Outdoor Championships team titles (together) for the first time in program history. This is the 11th time a program has swept the titles at the SEC Outdoor Championships, and just the fourth time that it has happened since 1991. The Gator women had last hoisted the trophy in 2009, while the men’s team last claimed an SEC Outdoor Championship in 2015. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)
Florida baseball wins 19th straight series: The top-ranked Gators closed their regular season home slate with a 2-1 series win over No. 15 Georgia. Florida kicked things off on Friday with a 7-6 walk-off win (Scott Carter, Florida Gators), followed by a 9-3 series clinching victory on Saturday which also gave the Gators the regular season SEC title. (Andrew Kovar, Florida Gators) Florida dropped Sunday’s series finale, 4-1, (Andrew Kovar, Florida Gators) on a day in which they honored seniors JJ Schwarz and Nick Horvath. (Ethan Hughes, Florida Gators)
The #Gators have won 19 consecutive weekend series (not including a regional, super regional and world series) in a row dating back to 2017.— Nick de la Torre (@NickdelaTorreGC) May 12, 2018
15 consecutive SEC weekend series.
Gator lacrosse advances to NCAA quarterfinals: Florida advances to the NCAA quarterfinals for the fifth time in the program’s nine-year history after their 13-9 win over Colorado. (Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)
Gators are moving on to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time since 2014!!— Gators Lacrosse (@GatorsLAX) May 13, 2018
Watch all the highlights from today's 13-9 win over Colorado! https://t.co/zVYPzGwOMF#FLax #GoGators pic.twitter.com/NKUcvBYLhF
Florida men’s tennis advances to round-of-16: The Gators dominated South Carolina State in their opening round match, and took care of business with Miami in the second round to advance to the round-of-16 for the 23rd time. (Kelly Shipp, Florida Gators)
UF women’s tennis falls in second round of NCAA play: Florida blanked Youngstown State in the first round, but dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker to Florida State in the second day of play. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)
Gator softball earns No. 2 national seed in NCAA tournament: Florida has hosted a regional each year during Tim Walton’s Gators tenure. Ohio State, South Florida, and Bethune-Cookman will join Florida in the Gainesville Regional. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators)
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