Lacrosse · Spring Sports

Florida’s Sydney Pirreca named Big East Midfielder of the Week

The Big East Conference announced the week two lacrosse superlatives on Tuesday and, not surprisingly, Florida midfielder Sydney Pirreca captured Midfielder of the Week honors. Pirreca recorded career highs in goals (6), points (8), and draw controls (7) in a hard fought 16-14 loss to #1 Maryland. Pirreca also fueled the late comback attempt as…… Continue reading Florida’s Sydney Pirreca named Big East Midfielder of the Week

Lacrosse · Spring Sports

Despite loss, Gators rise in IWLCA Poll

It’s not often that a team can lose a game and rise in the national rankings. However, Florida did just that after a hard fought resilient outing against #1 Maryland on Saturday. Florida found themselves trailing by seven in the waning minutes of a controversially officiated game, but managed a 5-0 run to close the…… Continue reading Despite loss, Gators rise in IWLCA Poll

Basketball · Winter Sports

Seniors combine for 50 as Gators rout Vandy

Florida 88, Vanderbilt 71 On Sunday, Florida celebrated the senior class with a ceremony prior to the game. Florida’s three playing seniors (Gabby Seiler did not play due to knee surgery) didn’t disappoint as Dyandria Anderson, Paulina Hersler, and Haley Lorenzen combined for 50 points and 24 rebounds. The Gators routed Vanderbilt by a 88-71…… Continue reading Seniors combine for 50 as Gators rout Vandy

Lacrosse · Spring Sports

Zebras make big impact in Gators-Terrapins tilt

MARYLAND 16, FLORIDA 14 With 21:03 remaining in the second half, Florida’s Sydney Pirreca scored to bring Florida within one goal of the #1 ranked Maryland Terrapins. However, upon checking Pirreca’s stick, the officials determined that it was too deep and disallowed the score. Maryland, who took over momentum with the disallowed goal, would score…… Continue reading Zebras make big impact in Gators-Terrapins tilt

Softball · Spring Sports

Barnhill tosses no-hitter in Gators home opener

FLORIDA 9, UNF 0 Kelly Barnhill pitched a no-hitter to lead the #2 Gators (6-0) past the North Florida Ospreys (2-4) on Wednesday. Florida’s offense exploded for nine runs, including seven in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Gators took an early lead when catcher Janell Wheaton singled up the middle scoring first baseman…… Continue reading Barnhill tosses no-hitter in Gators home opener

Gymnastics · Winter Sports

Kennedy Baker, Alyssa Baumann earn SEC weekly gymnastics honors

Florida gymnasts Kennedy Baker and Alyssa Baumann were awarded with SEC weekly honors for their performances last Friday. Florida defeated #10 Alabama at home behind the efforts of the SEC Specialist of the Week and the SEC Freshman of the Week. Baker was named the SEC Specialist of the Week after she completed a perfect-10…… Continue reading Kennedy Baker, Alyssa Baumann earn SEC weekly gymnastics honors

Fall Sports · Football

Former UF QB Shane Matthews to serve three months in prison

Last week, former Florida quarterback Shane Matthews was sentenced to three months in prison for his role in a pharmaceutical conspiracy scheme headed by former Gators linebacker Monty Grow. The Miami Herald’s Jay Weaver detailed the story on Monday, as Grow was unanimously convicted of healthcare fraud by a jury in Miami. Grow was convicted…… Continue reading Former UF QB Shane Matthews to serve three months in prison