The Gators will open the season at home February 17-19 against Cal State Fullerton, which came in at No. 21 in the preseason poll.
No. 1 Florida will travel to No. 2 South Carolina March 22-24 in a rematch of the two teams that played for the 2011 national championship. The Gamecocks swept that series in two games.
UCF made the rankings at No. 36 and Jacksonville came in at No. 38. Florida will play both of them in midweek games this season.
The Gators return seven starting position players and all three starting pitchers. The Gators also return three relievers that all posted an ERA of 2.09 of lower.