Mertz and Pearsall’s connection has helped UF during its three-game win streak that has Florida at No. 22 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 and a 3-1, 1-0 SEC record.
Jackson Reyes is a UF journalism senior and The Alligator's Fall 2023 Sports Editor. He previously served as Digital Managing Editor and was a reporter and assistant editor on the sports desk. In his free time, he enjoys collecting records, long walks on the beach and watching Bo Nix.
Former Florida pitcher Hurston Waldrep became the second Gators rookie to make his debut at the Triple-A level of minor league baseball this season.
The No. 25 Florida Gators (3-1, 1-0 SEC) defeated the Charlotte 49ers (1-3, 0-0 AAC) 22-7 Saturday night in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida outgained Charlotte 396 yards to 210 yards in the game.
Gators sophomore setter Alexis Stucky will miss the rest of the 2023 volleyball season after she suffered a season-ending ACL and MCL tear.
The No. 25 Florida Gators (2-1, 1-0 SEC) have given up 226 yards per game through the air which is good for the 62nd best rank in FBS — a 22-spot jump from last season where they finished 84th in the nation.
Former Gators outfielder Wyatt Langford is expected to earn promotion to Triple-A with the Round Rock Express Tuesday, according to Kennedi Landry, the Rangers beat writer for MLB.com.
The No. 25 Florida Gators (2-1, 1-0 SEC) defeated the now-No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers (2-1, 0-1 SEC) 29-16 in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Sept. 16. The matchup marked the second largest crowd in the Swamp in the Tennessee-Florida matchup at 90,751 people.
Gators freshman wide receiver Eugene Wilson III will miss the remainder of Florida's game against the No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers.