Florida pitcher sophomore Stacey Stevens (Gainesville, Fla.) gave up only two hits in the win. She struck out five Sooner batters on her way to her second win of the season.
Florida defeated Florida Atlantic 3-0 in the first game of the day. Senior pitcher Mandy Schuerman (Riverview, Fla.) gave up only one hit in the game, the second one hitter of her career.
All the scoring happened in the sixth inning. Norfleet led off the inning with a double to right center field. Shelley Stevens beat out throw on an attempted sacrifice for a hit to put runners at first and third. Stevens stole second. The Gators put their first runs on the board on a two-run base hit by Zick. Zick advanced all the way to third as the FAU defense tried to catch the Florida runners. Junior Lindsey Cameron (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) knocked in Zick with a double to left center to give the Gators the 3-0 lead.
Schuerman struck out four batters in the win and gave up no walks. Zick's RBI were her sixth and seventh of the season.
Florida will face UCF in Sunday's championship game at 11 a.m. The game will air live on www.gatorzone.com via yahoo.com.