GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida baseball program and eighth-year head coach Kevin O’Sullivan announced its 2015 schedule on Tuesday. The Gators’ 56-game schedule features 35 games within the friendly confines of McKethan Stadium at Perry Field, where the squad is 198-63 (.759) during O’Sullivan’s tenure. Florida went 40-23 last season and brought home its third Southeastern Conference title in the past five years on its way to becoming a national seed for NCAA play for the fifth time in six years. Continue reading Florida releases 2015 Schedule
Andy Demetra of Spurs and Feathers has an excellent longform read on how a South Carolina and Florida matchup in 2011 redefined the odds. Continue reading Andy Demetra: A Game that Redefined the odds
North Carolina 5 Florida 2
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — North Carolina scored all five of its runs in the third inning after a lengthy rain delay and the third-seeded Tar Heels held on to eliminate No. 2 national seed Florida 5-2 Saturday at McKethan Stadium. Alex Raburn, Tyler Ramirez, Adam Pate and Korey Dunbar all had run-scoring hits in the frame for Carolina, which will face the Long Beach State-College of Charleston loser in an elimination game Sunday at 1 p.m. Continue reading 2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 2 Recap
Long Beach State 6 UNC 1
Gainesville, Fla. – Andrew Rohrbachturned away both the heat and the Tar Heels in a masterful performance, pitching 8.1 innings and allowing just one run as the Dirtbags opened up the 2014 postseason with a 6-1 win over North Carolina.
Both starters cruised for three innings, but Long Beach State broke the game open in the fourth inning. Garrett Hampsongot the action started by beating out an infield single for the first hit of the game, and the dam broke. Continue reading 2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 1 Recap
By: Rudy Jones
No. 1 seed Florida (40-21). 2. Long Beach State (32-24). 3. North Carolina (34-35). 4. College of Charleston (41-17).
- Florida is making its 30th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, including its seventh straight under coach Kevin O’Sullivan.
- Long Beach State is making its 20th NCAA Tournament trip, but first since 2008.
- North Carolina is making its 29th NCAA Tournament appearance.
- College of Charleston is in the tournament for the sixth time, including the second as an automatic qualifier.
Here are the most to date tweets on the Vanderbilt at Florida series that start tonight at 8:30pm and running through Saturday afternoon’s matchup. You can check out the latest action below. Continue reading In Game Tweets: Vanderbilt at Florida
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 4 today. Florida junior second baseman Casey Turgeon was named National Hitter of the Week, while Oregon State junior left-handed pitcher Jace Fry was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading NCBWA Players of the Week (May 6th)
Here is your National Recap for April 4th.
Nathan Kirby tosses No-Hitter as Virginia defeats Pitt 4-0
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) threw a no-hitter in the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday evening at Charles Cost Field. Kirby struck out 18 batters, one off the school and ACC single-game record, in UVa’s first no-hitter since 2011. Virginia (26-4, 11-2 ACC) extended its winning streak to nine games with the momentous victory. Continue reading National Roundup for April 4th