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Florida will play its home opener Wednesday at 6 p.m. against Jacksonville at Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium.

Tuesday February 18, 2014No. 1 Gators Open Home Slate Wednesday vs. Jacksonville

Gainesville, Fla.

Florida will play its home opener Wednesday at 6 p.m. against Jacksonville at Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium.

GAME NOTES

 

The No. 1 Gator Softball team will hold its 2014 home opener Wednesday (Feb. 19) at 6 p.m. when Florida hosts the Jacksonville Dolphins at Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium.

 

Live video can be found on GatorVision, and fans can follow the game on Gametracker, which is available on the team’s schedule page.

 

Gator Bites—Quick Notables

The Orange and Blue are off to an 11-0 start after two weeks of play…The Gators hold the No. 1 ranking in both the ESPN.com / USA Softball poll and the USA Today/NFCA poll.…Senior Hannah Rogers (Lake Wales, Fla.) became the second Gator hurler (Stacey Nelson – 136) to reach the 100-win mark with her victory over Hawaii on Friday.    

 

Looking Back at Last Week

The Gators went 5-0 at the Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, defeating Seattle University, Hawaii, Ohio State, Cal State Northridge and No. 24/22 Minnesota…Florida earned mercy-rule victories over the Rainbow Wahine, Buckeyes and Gophers…Junior Lauren Haeger batted .533 (8x15) with four home runs, eight RBI, one double, seven runs scored and a stolen base during the tournament to garner SEC Player of the Week honors…The award is the second straight conference weekly accolade for the Peoria, Ariz., native, who was named SEC Pitcher of the Week after Week 1…Haeger also contributed in the circle, pitching a complete game against Seattle.  

 

Up Next

After Wednesday’s game against Jacksonville, the Gators will host the 2014 University of Florida Lipton Invitational…On Friday, the Orange and Blue will face Troy (4 p.m.) and Indiana (6:15 p.m.)…Saturday brings rematches against the Trojans (noon) and Hoosiers (2:15 p.m.)…On Sunday, UF will wrap up the tournament with games against Coastal Carolina (noon) and Georgia Southern (2:15 p.m.).

 

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