Jonah and Micah Braswell come from a sports family. Their dad formerly played and coached tennis at Florida State. Now, Jonah competes at Florida, and Micah is at Texas, but they stay in contact as they progress through college.
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The Florida men's tennis team hosted its only home event of the Fall season and every player had successful outings. The Gators grabbed 27 wins over the weekend, including some victories over fellow teammates.
Florida women’s tennis announced the addition of Qavia Lopez Wednesday. Lopez is the top-ranked recruit in the class of 2023. The five-star prospect hails from Delray Beach, Florida, and is ranked as the No.1 recruit in the nation by Babola.
The Gators women's tennis team took over Miami with strong singles play against Northwestern and Kentucky.
Talia Bates, a 21-year-old UF sustainability senior and her younger sister, 19-year-old UF journalism sophomore Georgia Bates, are both on the university’s swim team — continuing their family’s legacy as UF athletes. Their parents, former UF linebacker James Bates and former UF swimmer Tina Bates, both competed for the Gators from 1992-1996.
The Florida men’s golf team was in Windermere, Florida, Sunday through Tuesday for the Isleworth Collegiate. The Gators ended the tournament 15-under par. UF also boasted four individuals — Yuxin Lin, Quentin Debove, Fred Biondi and John DuBois — finishing inside the top 25.
Senior Lukas Greif won five straight games to take home a victory in the consolation bracket final, and freshman Jonah Braswell made it to the semifinals of the main draw. The two also competed alongside each other in the doubles draw and outlasted the Gators’ other pairs.
The Florida women's golf team competed in its final tournament of the fall season this past weekend. The Gators won't see action until February of next year.
The Gators leave Atlanta with momentum as Dudeney and Briggs finish second in the doubles main draw.
The Gators battled in North Carolina for the ITA All-American Championship, but they fail to make any significant noise deep into the tournament.
Five Gators — Braswell, Nirundorn, Tokac, junior Will Grant and senior Lukas Greif — held spots in the pre-qualifying round, while sophomore Nate Bonetto was placed in qualifying and graduate transfer Axel Nefve automatically advanced to the main draw. The team had three duos — Bonetto/Greif, Grant/Nefve and Nirundorn/Tokac — compete in the doubles qualifying draw.
The Florida men's golf team competed in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday and Tuesday. The Gators were led by senior Fred Biondi's final round 6-under-par 64. The team finished tied for ninth.
The Florida women’s golf team shot its best round to finish the Windy City Classic on Tuesday at Exmoor Country Club. Senior Annabell Fuller recorded her third straight top-15 finish of the fall.
Florida had four players represent the team at the Commodore Invitational in Nashville — Intercollegiate Tennis Association ranked No. 91 Nate Bonetto, Will Grant, Lukas Greif and No. 34 Axel Nefve — each competing in singles and doubles play.
Senior Emma Shelton and sophomore Emily De Oliveira showed out for Florida as they claimed titles in the Bedford Cup.
Florida women’s golf finished fourth this week at the Morial Invitational. Junior Maisie Filler recorded her second runner-up finish, setting some new records for UF program history along the way.
Starting off on the right foot, Spee and Dudeney secured wins in the Lubbock 15k qualifying rounds.
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.
The Gators will be without six players from last year’s 26-3 men’s tennis squad, but they still expect to be a top team in the country. Florida will depend on many new faces as it hopes to return to the National Championship success it had in 2020.