Gator News And World Report (06/08/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, June 8, 2004. Is a Spurrier in charge of UF baseball; Hoyman heads Gator draft class; Picked in a 'pack; Father Keeps Close Tabs On Son From Iraq; Hoyman picked in second; Clinic for females offered; Hot bats and superb pitching lead UF to Miami;

Florida Gator Baseball

Is a Spurrier in charge of UF baseball?
University of Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley, a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan, is tired of feeling overshadowed. Not just by the Evil Empire of George Steinbrenner, but the Twin Towers of college baseball that have dwarfed UF's program for nearly three decades.

Hoyman heads Gator draft class
Righty selected in second round by Cleveland; Smith and Harrison also drafted.

Picked in a 'pack
By the narrowest margin, Wolfson High's Billy Butler and Eric Hurley became only the fifth pair of high school teammates to be selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft Monday.

Hoyman picked in second
Matt Bush, a slick-fielding high school shortstop from California, was taken by the San Diego Padres with the No. 1 pick in Monday's baseball draft.

UM-UF series starts Saturday
The University of Miami opened its baseball season with a three-game set with Florida, and five months later the Canes are back where they started.

Hot bats and superb pitching lead UF to Miami
Tommy Boss gave the Gators fire from the mound. His batters supplied the brimstone.

Gators baseball showcases complete game skills in Oklahoma
And just like that, UF is home to one of the hottest baseball teams in the country.

Indians draft Hoyman 47th
Moments after Florida junior right-hander Justin Hoyman learned he had been taken in the second round of Monday's baseball draft by the Cleveland Indians he was flying high -- literally.

Carrillo likely to start opener
Sophomore right-hander Cesar Carrillo is expected to start Saturday afternoon when the University of Miami opens its NCAA super regional at Mark Light Field against Florida.

Miami Hosts Florida in 2004 Coral Gables Super Regional
Super Regional to begin Saturday, June 12, at noon at Mark Light Field

Florida Gator Track & Field

Father Keeps Close Tabs On Son From Iraq
Col. Dyfierd Harris will lie down Wednesday night, hoping his jangling nerves settle enough for a few hours' sleep.

Florida Gator Football

Clinic for females offered
Female football fans can gain an inside look at Florida football when the UF coaching staff holds its second Gator Football Women's Clinic on June 19

Florida Gator Volleyball

UC Santa Barbara Announces 2004 Schedule
A potential of 15 matches against teams which joined UC Santa Barbara in last year's NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament highlights the 2004 schedule for the two-time defending Big West Conference champion Gauchos.

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