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UF Women:  Two Gators Earn Preseason All-America Nods

UF Women: Two Gators Earn Preseason All-America Nods

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two members of the Florida lacrosse team were tabbed as Inside Lacrosse Division I Preseason All-Americans, as the organization announced on Wednesday. Senior defender Cara Trombetta was named First Team Preseason All-American, while junior midfielder Shannon Kavanagh earned a spot on the Second Team. Both athletes are coming off a stellar 2019 season – Trombetta earned IWLCA Third Team All-America honors and Kavanagh received IWLCA Second Team All-America accolades. Trombetta was named AAC Defender of the Year in 2019, along with a spot on the All-AAC First Team. The Holbrook, N.Y. native currently sits atop the record book with 110 caused turnovers in her career – the first Gator to break the 100 CT milestone. Ka
UF:  2020 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

UF: 2020 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse's 11th season on the horizon, the 2020 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O'Leary. The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2020 campaign – including eight contests at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. UF has gone 90-21 (.811) at The Diz in the history of the program (spanning 10 seasons). During the 2019 season, the Gators will face 10 teams that made their way into the 2019 NCAA Tournament field: Colorado, Maryland, Loyola, Stony Brook, Dartmouth, High Point, Navy, UNC, Princeton, Jacksonville. Florida kicks off its 11th season at home, opening against the Colorado Buffs on Feb. 8th. The Gators opened their 2019 season against Colorado in Denver, topping the Buffs 1
UF Women:  Five Florida Freshmen Earn Spot on ILWomen Power 100 Rankings

UF Women: Five Florida Freshmen Earn Spot on ILWomen Power 100 Rankings

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five Florida lacrosse freshmen were named to the ILWomen Power 100 Incoming Freshman list, as the organization announced on Tuesday. Midfielder Shelton Sawers (St. Paul's School for Girls) was ranked 17th out of all incoming freshmen, the highest ranking for Florida and for the American Athletic Conference. Defender Becky Browndorf, who played at Upper Dublin in Pa. was ranked 33rd, while midfielder Emily Heller (West Babylon) earned the 45th spot on the list. Two other freshmen Gators earned a spot on the Power 100 Watchlist: midfielder Whitney Albert (St. Mary's) and Georgia Ceanfaglione (John Carroll). As a squad, the Gators rank as the seventh-best freshmen class in the nation. Top Incoming Classes Mary
Gators Claim Four AAC Awards, Seven Named All-Conference

Gators Claim Four AAC Awards, Seven Named All-Conference

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  via the UF press release   Ronbeck, Kavanagh, Trombetta and Hicklen sweep major awards.  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 18 Florida women's lacrosse team claimed four major American Athletic Conference postseason awards and had seven players named to the First Team, as the league announced Wednesday. The awards come just one day before the Gators take on Vanderbilt in the American Athletic Conference semifinal in Cincinnati, Ohio. Florida is coming off its ninth-straight regular season conference championship after having defeated Cincinnati on April 27. Lindsey Ronbeck earned AAC Attacker of the Year honors, Shannon Kavanagh was tabbed as AAC Midfielder of the Year, Cara Trombetta notched Defensive Player of the Year accolades, while Haley Hicklen was named Goalk
UF Women:  Florida’s Season Comes to a Close at #3 UNC

UF Women: Florida’s Season Comes to a Close at #3 UNC

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  via UF press release - photo by Andy Mead   BOX SCORE HIGHLIGHTS   The Gators dropped a 15-11 decision to the Tar Heels in the second round of the NCAA Tournament CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The No. 19 Florida women's lacrosse team put up a valiant effort for all 60 minutes, but fell to No. 3 North Carolina 15-11 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators finish the 2019 season with a 14-7 record, garnering both an AAC regular season championship and AAC tournament championship. Sydney Pirreca led the Gator offense, recording five goals on the day. Caroline Benitez and Shannon Kavanaghpitched in two goals apiece as well, while Lindsey Ronbeck and Grace Haus recorded one goal each against the Tar Heels. The Gators won 13 draws on the day, l
Gators Headed to UNC for NCAA Women’s Tournament – Face Johns Hopkins in 1st Round

Gators Headed to UNC for NCAA Women’s Tournament – Face Johns Hopkins in 1st Round

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  via UF press release   PRINTABLE BRACKET   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Just over 24 hours after winning the 2019 American Athletic Conference Tournament, the Florida women's lacrosse team learned it will head to No. 3 seed North Carolina for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators have now made the NCAA Tournament for nine-straight seasons, dating back to 2011. Florida will face Johns Hopkins in the first round on Friday, May 10 at a time to be determined. If the Gators advance to the second round, they will face host and No. 3 seed North Carolina on Sunday, May 12. UF enters the NCAA Tournament on a 10-game win streak, including going undefeated in conference play. The Gators enter the 2019 NCAA Tournament with an 8-8 record all-time
Gators Claim Sixth Straight Conference Tournament Championship With 15-9 Win Over Cincinnati

Gators Claim Sixth Straight Conference Tournament Championship With 15-9 Win Over Cincinnati

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  via UF press release - video at link   BOX SCORE   CINCINNATI, Ohio – The No. 18 Florida women's lacrosse team hoisted the inaugural American Athletic Conference Tournament trophy on Saturday after defeating Cincinnati 15-9 at Sheakley Athletics Center. This is the sixth straight conference tournament championship for the Gators, dating back to the 2014 season (ALC – 2014, BIG EAST – 2015-18, AAC – 2019). Florida notched the Tournament's most outstanding player in Lindsey Ronbeck, along with five other All-Tournament team spots: Sydney Pirreca, Shannon Kavanagh, Grace Haus, Cara Trombetta and Haley Hicklen.  Ronbeck led the way offensively, scoring six goals to secure the victory for Florida. Shannon Kavanagh followed with four goals and three assis