Gator News And World Report (07/20/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, July 20, 2004. Swift shoes; Lifelong learning curve; 5th-year plan won't up rates; Former South Lake star learning to fit in at UF; 5 big-name coaches feeling heat; Football fans welcome magazines' arrival; Cornish commits early to University of Florida and more...

Florida Gator Football

Former South Lake star learning to fit in at UF
For the first time in his life, Florida offensive lineman Carlton Medder couldn't use his 350-pound frame as an excuse for not fitting in.

5 big-name coaches feeling heat
When it comes to college football, July brings on both the heat of summer and the heat of expectation.

Football fans welcome magazines' arrival
They are methodically slipping into grocery stores the next few weeks. Somewhere between fresh produce and canned goods, you will find all the pertinent details on the Boise State special teams and why a guy named Marion Barber III could be one of the best running backs in college football this season.

Florida Gators In The Olympics

Swift shoes
ohn Capel left the U.S. Olympic Track & Field trials in Sacramento, Calif., without a victory. But the former Florida Gator did leave with a ticket to Athens.

Florida Gator Baseball

Lifelong learning curve
What's a former Gator outfielder still doing in the Florida State League at age 27? It's just Greg Catalanotte, paying his dues and living the dream

Florida Gator Basketball

5th-year plan won't up rates
To hear it from their mouths, it sounded like the greatest proposal since Ben gave the big, pink ring to J-Lo.

Deacons lead early top 50
Rashad McCants pondered the question of who he would tab as the No. 1 team: North Carolina or Wake Forest?

Florida Gator Sport's Capsules

Tarah McNaughton
Tarah McNaughton (Lakewood Ranch) was one of three University of Florida women's golfers named to the The National Golf Coaches Association 2003-04 All-American Scholar teams for Divisions I, II and III. Along with fellow Gators Aimee Choe and Camila Gonzalez, McNaughton was among 318 players named to the team.

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Cornish commits early to University of Florida
Cornish, an Upper Providence resident and basketball standout at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, put Peck to the test when she phoned the University of Florida women's basketball coach on May 20.

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