Gator News And World Report (05/28/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, May 28, 2004. Orange and Blue Angels; Future is now for trio of talented UF freshmen; It's not Zook who should punish Crowder; Gators shut down; Danny Wuerffel's new mission and more...

Florida Gator Football
Orange and Blue Angels
Florida coach Zook 'fired up' for latest invitation

It's not Zook who should punish Crowder
Two games, three games, half the season.

How long has it been?
Tennessee once went 15 years without winning an SEC football title, making the 1985 season and the 1986 Sugar Bowl victory all the more sweet.

Florida Gator Track & Field
Future is now for trio of talented UF freshmen
A big part of the future of the Florida men's track and field team spends a lot of its time together.

Gators are seeking fast track to NCAAs
The recruiting trail tended to be a cold and lonely place for Mike Holloway when he started out as an assistant track coach at Florida in 1995. Now, wherever he goes, he takes some comforting company with him and usually gets a warm greeting at the door.

Florida Gator Baseball
Gators shut down
Vanderbilt didn't enter this SEC Tournament with a gaudy ranking, an imposing conference record or even the rich baseball tradition many of the teams here possess. But the Commodores have something that is very valuable at this point in the season.

Attendance down in openers
The three SEC schools who typically draw hordes of fans to the Hoover Met are not here this season. As a result, attendance figures have lagged after two days of action.

High seeds sent packing from event
The LSU Tigers may be the conference's top-hitting team, but this week at the SEC Tournament, their prolific bats went silent.

Vandy shuts down UF
Ryan Mullins held Florida to seven hits over eight innings as Vanderbilt defeated the Gators 3-0 Thursday night in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

SEC Baseball Tournament: Gators Lose; Play Georgia Next
Vanderbilt lefthander Ryan Mullins pitched into the ninth inning to earn a 3-0 win over Florida Thursday in the SEC Baseball Tournament.

Vandy continues strong run in tournament
Ole Miss? LSU? Gone. Vanderbilt? Moving on.

Another pitching gem for Vandy
Call it the understatement heard 'round Hoover.

Is SEC tourney meaningless?
Now we will see if the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament is really meaningless.

VU pitching crosses up Florida
Ryan Mullins swears there's no peer pressure among Vanderbilt's vaunted pitchers. And those crossed fingers behind his back, they don't count. Really.

Florida Gator Notes
Gator News And Notes
There is a lot going on in the world of Gator athletics this weekend.

Florida Gator Danny Wuerffel
Danny Wuerffel's new mission
Danny Wuerffel's football career was impressive. Although he wasn't a star in the NFL, at the college level he won the Heisman Trophy and led the Florida Gators to a national championship in 1996.

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