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Florida head coach Billy Napier looks on during the Gators game against South Florida Sept. 17, 2022. His team has dropped its first two conference games this season.
SPORTS  |  FOOTBALL

Florida overwhelmed by defensive shortcomings, still winless in SEC

Mistakes made by defensive coordinator Patrick Toney’s unit were too much to overcome as the Gators were sent home from Knoxville still winless in the Southeastern Conference. Now-unranked Florida fell to now-No. 8 Tennessee 38-33. Despite the close score, the game seemed all but over heading into the fourth quarter. The Volunteers held a three possession lead over head coach Billy Napier. 


Outside hitter Marina Markova and middle blocker Gabrielle Essix rise above the net for a block against Virginia Aug. 27, 2022.
SPORTS  |  VOLLEYBALL

South Carolina stuns No. 12 Florida in five sets

South Carolina snapped Florida’s seven game winning streak in five sets (25-20, 21-25, 25-17, 22-25, 7-15) with a Sunday matinee comeback win at the Carolina Volleyball Center in Columbia, South Carolina. It is Florida’s first loss in Southeastern Conference play and a tough blow for a squad that was one set away from a weekend sweep. 


Redshirt freshman midfielder Oakley Rasmussen shoots against South Florida Sept. 1, 2021.
SPORTS  |  SOCCER

Florida soccer collapses against Georgia

“This was our worst performance of the season." Those were Florida head coach Samantha Bohon’s words following the Gators’ 3-0 loss against Georgia Sunday. UF’s losing streak is now extended to five matches on the season. 


The Gators set high expectations for the 2022-2023 season as one of the most represented universities on the U.S. National Team.
SPORTS  |  OTHER SPORTS SWIM AND DIVE

Gator Swim and Dive enter the 2022-2023 season with an exciting slate of meets

The Gators set high expectations for this season as one of the most represented universities on the 2022-2023 U.S. National Team. These athletes proved their eligibility to swim with the United States in international competitions by scoring a top-six time in any individual Olympic event of a US-sanctioned event, a Federation Internationale de Natation-approved competition or an international competition. 


Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker hands off the ball at the start of a play against Akron in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022. Photo by: Alexandra Ashmore, The Daily Beacon.
SPORTS  |  FOOTBALL

Know Your Enemy: Tennessee Volunteers

The Gators and Vols will meet on the gridiron for the 52nd time Saturday. Alligator sports editor Joseph Henry and the Daily Beacon sports editor Josh Lane connected to discuss all of the storylines before the latest edition of the storied rivalry in this week’s Know Your Enemy. 



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