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Sunday, May 19, 2024

COVID-19 protocols puts hold on Florida-FSU match

Health and safety protocols within FSU will postpone Sunday’s matchup

<p>Sam Riffice (pictured) and Duarte Vale dominated doubles play in a 7-0 victory for the men’s tennis team.</p>

Sam Riffice (pictured) and Duarte Vale dominated doubles play in a 7-0 victory for the men’s tennis team.

The Gators were set to take a trip to Tallahassee to play in-state rival Florida State Sunday morning.

The match will now be rescheduled for a later time in the season due to health and safety protocols between the UAA and FSU. It’s unknown a if a FSU player or staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

The teams are still set to compete March 21 in Gainesville.The postponement gives the No. 11 Gators an extra day of rest after defeating the UCF Knights 5-2 Friday afternoon. 

Florida will play SEC opponent Alabama when the Tide visits the Swamp Feb.19 

Contact Jesse Richardson jrichardson@alligator.org or follow him on Twitter @JesseRich352



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