Gator News And World Report (2/21/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, February 21, 2005. 'Canes gift-wrap a UF win; With loss, postseason hopes fade; LaPorta, Gators take two of three; Improving Florida team in fourth at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship; VU picks up win at Florida and more...

Florida Gator Baseball

'Canes gift-wrap a UF win
Thanks in part to Miami's shaky pitching, Florida wins its first series against the Hurricanes since 1996.

LaPorta, Gators take two of three
Matt LaPorta hit a two-run homer on Sunday as Florida beat Miami 14-11, giving the Gators two wins in the three-game series.

Gators Capitalize On UM Wildness To Win Series
lorida took advantage of Miami's shaky pitching and Matt LaPorta hit a two-run homer Sunday in the sixth inning as Florida (5-2) took a 14-11 win against Miami (8-2) in Sunday's rubber match of a three-game series.

With 14-11 win, UF takes series with UM
They could try to cover the damage. They could try to dress it up. Nothing the Miami Hurricanes could do changed the outcome of this pitching disaster.

Gators break through
A rare error by Hurricanes left fielder John Jay allowed the Gators to score the winning run and finally overthrow UM.

Gators win series vs. 'Canes
Leading 12-2 after the fourth inning, Florida held off a Miami rally to win 14-11 Sunday. With the win, the Gators (5-2) won a series against the Hurricanes (8-2) for the first time since 1996

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

With loss, postseason hopes fade
The Gators wipe out Vandy's large lead but can't complete the rally.

VU picks up win at Florida
Senior forward Ashley Earley recorded 21 points and 10 rebounds, her 11th double-double of the season, and sophomore forward Carla Thomas added 23 points to lead Vanderbilt to a 76-69 victory at Florida on Sunday.

Florida Gator Golf

Improving Florida team in fourth at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship
South Carolina is off to another good start in the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship. And the Florida Gators are making steady progress in recovering from a disastrous fall season.

Florida Gator Basketball

Comeback at LSU falls short
As junior forward Matt Walsh laid on the floor wincing, a mixture of boos and cheers emanated from the hostile Pete Maravich Assembly Center crowd.

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