Amanda O’Leary stood on the field and looked around while goose bumps covered her body at the sound of the national anthem. She saw the stadium that would be at capacity less than four minutes after faceoff, she saw the faces of supporters, and she saw her dream come true.
Florida beat its first conference opponent — then-No. 14 Penn State — at home two weeks ago, but when No. 8 Vanderbilt comes to Gainesville this weekend, UF will need its home-field advantage once again if it is to get another American Lacrosse Conference win.
Florida’s defense is starting to find its identity, and a freshman is leading the charge.
Florida had its first taste of overtime play Sunday, and it didn’t go well.
Florida backed up its first conference win with a victory against Le Moyne Friday evening.
Injuries have forced Florida to constantly adjust its offense, but a new tactic and growing team chemistry have led the Gators in the right direction recently.
Florida finally got the monkey off its back Saturday.