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Wednesday March 1, 2000Baseball Loses to UNCG 12-4

Gainesville, FL

North Carolina Greensboro freshman Ryan Gordon held Florida hitless over four innings en route to a four-hitter over seven innings as the Spartans defeated Florida 12-4 at McKethan Stadium Wednesday. Florida dropped to 7- 8 on the season, while the Spartans improved to 6-5.

UNCG jumped out on Florida starter Aaron Sobieraj (0-1), scoring three runs on three in hits knocking the freshman hurler out of the game before the end of the first inning. The Spartans continued to score throughout the game, scoring eight runs on three different Gator pitchers.

Gordon (1-0) held the Gators to just four hits, allowing three runs (one earned) with six strikeouts. Three of the four Florida runs were unearned on the night.

Chris Mittendork and Nelson Mayton each had three hits for the Spartans. Jason Dill led Florida with two hits.

Florida returns to action Friday for a three-game series with Massachusetts.

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