The Gators played their first dual match of the 2023 season in Tampa, FL, against the South Florida Bulls. They entered the matchup as heavy favorites, riding a 37-match win streak against USF. Their most recent loss to the Bulls occurred in April 1986.
Luke Adragna is a second-year sports & media major and a writer for women’s tennis at the Alligator. In his free time, he obsesses over his kitten named Pete, updates his Letterboxd and spends way too much money on Lego.
The No. 18 Gators competed against host UNLV and four top-20 teams: No. 8 Stanford, No. 10 Pepperdine, No.13 Oklahoma State and No.16 University of California, Los Angeles.