The No. 20 Florida Gators (14-13, 5-7 SEC) fell to the No. 47 Oklahoma State Cowboys (13-13, 0-5 Big 12) 4-2 Friday afternoon in Orlando in the first round of the NCAA Championships.
The Florida Gators women’s tennis team began its 2023 campaign ranked No. 18 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The team had a notable 2022 season in which they reached the Sweet 16 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament — a mark they hadn’t achieved since their 2017 National Championship win.
The No. 8 Florida Gators (15-3, AAC 5-1 ) beat the East Carolina Pirates (9-9, AAC 2-3) 12-9 in the semifinal round of the AAC Tournament. The Gators trailed the Pirates for a majority of Thursday’s match until the final minutes of the game.
The No. 16 Florida Gators (34-17, 10-11 SEC) lost to the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles (44-8, 19-2 ACC) 8-7 in UF’s last regular season game at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium Wednesday. Despite only recording six hits in the loss against their in-state rivals, the Gators homered three times to keep the game close.
Caglianone’s power gave No. 4 Florida (36-10, 14-7 SEC) the edge in its 7-5 win over the Florida State Seminoles (15-28, 6-18 ACC) to wrap up non-conference play. Florida swept the season series with FSU and has won 22 of its last 26 games against their in-state rival.
The No. 8 Florida Gators (14-3, 5-1 AAC) beat the Old Dominion Monarchs (4-13, 0-6 AAC) 17-5 at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex in Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday afternoon to close out the regular season.
Neely allowed a run but shut the door in the ninth to lock down his ninth save of the season and No. 4 Florida’s (35-10, 14-7 SEC) 8-7 victory over Missouri (24-19, 5-16 SEC) at Condron Ballpark.
The Gators will compete in the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships May 11-13 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Ole Miss sophomore pitcher Catelyn Riley couldn’t stop the singles from coming in the bottom of the third inning.
The Bills selected Shorter with the 15th pick of the fifth round — the 150th overall pick — of the 2023 National Football League Draft Saturday. He joins former UF offensive guard O’Cyrus Torrence — who was taken in the second round — as the second Gator drafted by the Bills in this year’s draft.
The No. 14 Florida Gators (33-14, 9-11 SEC) lost to the Ole Miss Rebels (28-22, 7-13 SEC) 7-2 Saturday afternoon in Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.
The Jacksonville Jaguars picked Miller with the 19th pick of the fourth round — the 121st overall pick — of the 2023 National Football League Draft.
Shelnut delivered a three-run homer to ignite UF’s offense in the second inning and the game-ending run-batted-in single in the bottom of the seventh. The killing blow ended the ballgame via the mercy rule and capped off the Gators’ (33-10, 12-7 SEC) 11-1 win over the Tigers (24-17, 5-14 SEC).
The No. 14 Florida Gators (33-15, 9-10 SEC) defeated the Ole Miss Rebels (27-22, 6-13 SEC) 6-5 via a three-run walk-off home run to start the last three-game series of Southeastern Conference play in the regular season at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.
Offensive guard O’Cyrus Torrence became the third Gator drafted in the 2023 National Football League Draft Thursday. The Buffalo Bills picked Torrence with the 59th overall pick in the second round.
Richardson was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the fourth pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Florida freshman Kayla DiCello announced via Twitter she will take a gap year to pursue her goal of the 2024 Olympics.