The cancellation of all spring sports included 23-4 Florida softball. With bad losses a distant memory and convincing wins in the immediate rearview, it seemed the Gators had growing momentum to make 2020 a magical season.
At the beginning of Saturday night’s broadcast, the commentators relayed coach Mickey Dean’s message to his team after it lost Game 1 of its SEC debut. The Tigers would have to have “sports amnesia” to tie their series with the Gators.
Friday night’s game against Auburn served as trial by fire for freshman pitcher Rylee Trlicek.
Two fervent crowds in Gainesville made Sunday’s game seem more like a pep rally than a softball game.
Under the glow of the Friday-night lights, the stage was set at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium for Florida’s first top-10 bout at home. The air was cool, the competition was stiff and the crowd was electric.
A different kind of March madness is set for this weekend in Gainesville.
The Gators proved their top-10 ranking with multiple wins over ranked teams this past weekend.
It was one extra inning of play for a ton of extra confidence.
The Gators’ dreams came true in Big League Dreams Park tonight with their first two wins over ranked opponents this season.