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Florida stumbled in NCAA Finals and finished fourth behind National Champion Michigan, Oklahoma and Utah after an undefeated regular season.
Florida finishes second in NCAA semifinal to move on to the championship. The Gators will vye for their fourth National Championship versus Michigan, Utah and Oklahoma at 3:30 p.m. Saturday and can be seen on ABC.
Florida advances to NCAA Semifinals in Fort Worth, Texas, April 16 after it finished first in the Athens Regional Final. The Gators hunt for their fourth National Championship, their first with coach Jenny Rowland.
The Gators finished first in their second-round session to advance to the Athens Regional Final Saturday at 7 p.m. They need to finish top two versus Minnesota, NC State and Denver to move on to the NCAA Semifinals held April 16 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Florida kicks off its NCAA postseason run Friday in Athens, Georgia, for the second round of NCAA Regionals. The meet will stream at 7 p.m. on ESPN3.
Florida can’t afford a mistake-ridden meet at the NCAAs with its championship aspirations. The Gators enter NCAA Regionals as the No. 1 seed against a host of top-35 teams that include No. 8 Minnesota and No. 9 Denver.
OPINION: Through three seasons, Trinity Thomas emerged as a candidate for Florida gymnastics’ Mount Rushmore.