The No. 13 Florida Gators (0-1) lost to the Longhorns (1-0) 5-2 Sunday in the Alfred A. Ring Complex. Junior Will Grant and freshman Jonah Braswell picked up the only Gators victories.
Sports | Other Sports
The track and field team placed first in 12 events with 14 athletes producing new personal records at the Clemson Invitational Friday and Saturday.
Florida’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs ended their home seasons with a sweep of the Florida Atlantic Owls. The No. 4 men (4-1) won 209-77, while the No. 8 women (5-1) earned a 207-83 victory.
Florida Gators track and field won the women's indoor, women's outdoor and men's outdoor national championships last time it saw action. The Gators aim to continue their success in 2023.
Tanapatt Nirundorn and Togan Tokac, known as T&T to Gators fans, both come from international backgrounds. The duo were the only two Gators to play every Fall doubles match with each other, and they were the only freshman pair to make the Intercollegiate Tennis Association top 10 by the end of the semester.
Gators volunteer coach Katie Ledecky was named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year Wednesday. She previously won the award in 2017.
In June 2019, Florida head coach Roland Thornqvist recruited Lauren Embree to come home as an assistant coach.During her playing career at UF, Embree amassed five All-American titles and earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors three times. She also played an integral role in the Gators winning back-to-back national titles in 2011 and 2012.
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.
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.