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Gators Ranked Seventh in Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll

Gators Ranked Seventh in Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll

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 via UF press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida lacrosse team will begin the 2021 season ranked seventh in the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll, as the organization announced Monday.The Gators also checked in at No. 7 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division I Women's Preseason Top-20 poll announced earlier in January.Florida is coming off a 6-2 season in 2020 after the campaign was cut short due to COVID-19. The squad finished ranked eighth in the nation according to the IWLCA poll and knocked off two Top-3 teams in Maryland and Stony Brook.2021 Inside Lacrosse Preseason PollRank Institution1 North Carolina2 Notre Dame3 Syracuse4 Northwestern5 Loyola6 Stony Brook7 Florida8 Maryland9 Mich...
UF Women:  2021 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

UF Women: 2021 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

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 via UF press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse's 12th season on the horizon, the 2021 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O'Leary.The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2021 campaign – including seven contests at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Details on fan capacity and health and safety protocols for the 2021 season will be released at a later date.Florida is coming off a 6-2 season in 2020 after the campaign was cut short due to COVID-19. The squad finished ranked eighth in the nation according to the IWLCA poll and knocked off two Top-3 teams in Maryland and Stony Brook.During the 2021 season, the Gators will face two teams that finished in the final IWLCA Poll of 2020: UNC (No. 1) and Loyola (No. 3).T...
UF Women: Two Gators Earn US Lacrosse Magazine All-America honors

UF Women: Two Gators Earn US Lacrosse Magazine All-America honors

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 via UF press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two members of the Florida lacrosse team racked up US Lacrosse Magazine All-America honors, as the organization announced Monday.Shannon Kavanagh and Cara Trombetta were selected to the 13-player First Team squad, made up of Division I women's lacrosse players across the nation.This is the first such honor for both Kavanagh and Trombetta, but they are no stranger to All-America accolades during their respective tenures at Florida. Each have been tabbed as both IWLCA and ILWomen All-Americans while donning the Orange & Blue.During the shortened 2020 season, Kavanagh and Trombetta were both named to the Tewaaraton Watch List and each earned a spot on the ILWomen First Team Media All-America list.Kavanagh pick...
UF Women: Gators Welcome Seven Newcomers to 2021-22 Class

UF Women: Gators Welcome Seven Newcomers to 2021-22 Class

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 via UF press release Highly-touted class of newcomers to join Florida 2022 season By Katie Callahan Wednesday, November 11, 2020GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida women’s lacrosse team has added seven newcomers for the 2022 season.Brie Catts, Elyse Finnelle, Celeste Forte, Josie Hahn, Emma LoPinto, Alexa Waters and Macy Zaban have all signed their National Letters of Intent and will join the Gators for the 2021-22 academic year.This class continues an impressive run of recruiting under Amanda O’Leary, as the Gators secured NLIs from two ILWomen On the Rise recruits.“Our staff is very excited to welcome these seven young women into the Florida lacrosse family. The class as a whole brings a wide range of skills, but mo...
2020 College Review:  The Florida Gators Up And Down 6-2 Season

2020 College Review: The Florida Gators Up And Down 6-2 Season

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  Author's Note:  I'll be going school by school over the summer to give a recap of the truncated college seasons  The Florida Gators Women's program had one of those seasons that gave both really high high's and headscratching lows. The team finished 6-2 and showed they could play at a level indicative of a championship contender but had trouble sustaining consistency.  How else do you explain back to back weekends of beating then #1 Maryland at College Park and then coming home to lose badly to a Loyola team ranked #12 by 11 goals?  That was followed by a home win over #3 Stony Brook and a road loss to #15 Dartmouth?  National pollsters needed Pepto Bismal on a weekly basis.Here's a link to the schedule/results HEREThe Individual Statistics showed something that m...
Wax Off:  Gators Drop Midweek Contest to #15 Dartmouth

Wax Off: Gators Drop Midweek Contest to #15 Dartmouth

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via UF press release - photo by Hannah White Box ScoreHANOVER, N.H. – The fifth-ranked Florida lacrosse team fell to the No. 15 Dartmouth Big Green, 13-9, on Tuesday afternoon at Scully-Fahey Field.Shannon Kavanagh led the way for the Gators on the offensive front, finding the back of the net four times. Brianna Harris dished out a team-high two assists to go along with her three goals. In the game, she became the 18th Gator to record 100 career points.Grace Haus added two goals on the day as well.Florida won the draw control battle, coming up with 14 during the game. Kavanagh led the way with seven draw controls, while Kaitlyn Dabkowski posted three on the afternoon.Defensively, the Gators caused five turnovers in the game: Emily Heller, Shelton Sawers, Em...
Florida D1 Weekend Recap!  Gators ‘Stone the ‘Brook’, JU Men ‘Moe’ning after Loss, JU Women Wear Out Hatters!

Florida D1 Weekend Recap! Gators ‘Stone the ‘Brook’, JU Men ‘Moe’ning after Loss, JU Women Wear Out Hatters!

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photo by Tiffany Franco Busy weekend for for the 4 Division 1 programs in the Sunshine State! UF Women:The Florida Gators continue their wax on, wax off season, earned their 2nd Top 3 scalp of the season with the 12-10 win over #3 ranked Stony Brook!Gators Post Top-5 Victory against No. 3 Stony BrookExcerpt:GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 8 Florida lacrosse team pulled off the comeback victory against No. 3 Stony Brook, defeating the Seawolves 12-10 on Saturday afternoon.The Gators are now 3-1 against Top-25 opponents this season, including a 2-0 record against Top-5 teams.Shannon Kavanagh led the way offensively, registering four goals and an assist on the day. Grace Haus followed with a hat trick of her own, while Maggie Corbo pitched in a ca...