2004-05 UF Athletics Year in Review
2004-05 In a Nutshell...
- Runner-up finishes by four teams paced the University of Florida athletic pro-gramís sixth-place finish in the 2004-05 Sports Academy Directors' Cup compe-tition. The national all-sports competition award is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), United States Sports Academy and USA Today. The finish marks Florida's 22nd con-secutive position among the nation's top-10 programs. Florida and UCLA are the only schools to finish in the top 10 in national all-sports rankings every year since 1983-84.
- Eleven Gator athletic teams turned in top-10 finishes in 2004-05, just off the school record of 12 set in three previous seasons. Florida's top-10 programs in 2004-05 include: Baseball (2nd); Men's Indoor Track & Field (2nd);Women's Indoor Track & Field (2nd); Men's Outdoor Track & Field (2nd); Men's Tennis (T-3rd); Women's Tennis (T-3rd); Women's Swimming & Diving (4th); Men's Swimming & Diving (5th); Gymnastics (7th); Women's Golf (10th); Women's Outdoor Track & Field (T-10th).
- Florida was also successful away from the athletic arena in 2004-05, earning a league-high 173 SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades in league championship sponsored sports. In the last 10 years, UF student-athletes have been distin-guished on the SEC Academic Honor Roll 1,317 times, also a league high. Five UF student-athletes also earned spots on ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America teams in 2004-05.
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