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The Gators lacrosse team, unbeaten through 10 games, is off to the best start in program history.
When Sam Farrell arrived at Florida, she wanted to be one of the best lacrosse players in the nation. Winning the Tewaaraton Award, considered the equivalent of the Heisman Trophy in college lacrosse, was her dream. Four years later, the senior has nearly reached her goal.
Sophomore midfielder Nora Barry may not put up gaudy numbers, but she is what coach Amanda O’Leary wants each of her players to be — consistent.
Tampa 2 is a defensive football strategy created by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1990s. Mixing his lacrosse and football background, Nick Williams formed a deviation of the Tampa 2 to incorporate in lacrosse.
Like every other game in her career, Florida senior midfielder Brittany Dashiell had coaches and teammates cheering her on. But on Saturday and Sunday at the Disney Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, they were cheering for Dashiell from the stands.
For the Gators, reaching the pinnacle of women’s lacrosse has been a quick ride, but the trip is not over yet.
The Gators’ first-round game in the NCAA Tournament did not go as planned, but they achieved the desired result.
A torch was passed on Saturday. But it wasn’t given over willingly.
The Gators are playing their best lacrosse of the season. They are coming off their biggest win in the program’s three-year history.
It was an even more daunting task the second time around, but the Gators found a way again.
The Gators want revenge. But it won’t come easy.
The Gators didn’t look like a team that was missing much.
The Gators’ offense has gotten quite a bit of attention.