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Two years ago, Gabby Seiler was a Georgia Bulldog.
At the official halfway point of the regular season, the Florida soccer team knows it has some holes to fill if it wants to compete for a national championship in two months.
When senior forward Savannah Jordan was asked about scoring the 72nd goal of her career, moving her up to No. 2 on Florida’s all-time career goal list, the first thing she did was give credit to her teammates.
Playing in front of their home crowd for the first time in five games, the Gators didn’t disappoint.
Florida has been undeniably dominant against Arkansas in its program’s history, with UF entering this season a perfect 20-0 all-time against the Razorbacks.
It has been a mere 25 days since the Gators last played in front of their home crowd at James G. Pressly Stadium.
Six matches into her 22nd season at the helm of Florida soccer, coach Becky Burleigh continues to preach the importance of a team-first mentality.
The Florida soccer team is coming off a 7-2 win against Oklahoma State where it set a school record with seven goals in the second half after being held scoreless through the first.
Savannah Jordan is the NCAA’s active leader in career goals scored, a three-time All-American, and as of Sept. 1, was one of only nine Division I players to have at least 12 points this season.
You might think an important in-state soccer showdown against No. 1 Florida State is a game that standout senior forward Savannah Jordan circled on her calendar before the season started.
After opening the 2016 regular season with two easy-going home wins, Florida’s soccer team faced its first obstacle on Friday night in Palo Alto, California, falling to Stanford in a 1-0 overtime loss.
The last time Florida played Stanford in the 2014 NCAA quarterfinals, the game ended in a 2-2 tie and came down to a penalty kick decision.