Gator News And World Report (2/23/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, February 23, 2005. Charging Commodores concern UF; Women's tennis defeats USF; Florida 18, Florida A&M 3; Gators need to improve postseason position; Golfers Finish Seventh at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate; Gators rattle FAMU again; Lee's finale rapidly approaching;

Florida Gator Basketball

Charging Commodores concern UF
For senior Florida forward David Lee, cramming for mid-term exams and cramming for Vanderbilt is one in the same.

Vanderbilt at Florida
Vanderbilt (16-6, 6-6 SEC) at Florida (16-7, 8-4)

Gators need to improve postseason position
Fans and the media begin debating which teams should or should not make the NCAA Tournament, and Florida coach Billy Donovan begins brushing those thoughts aside

Lee's finale rapidly approaching
As reporters pressed David Lee to relate his feelings as his final UF home game approaches, the lone Gators senior shook the sappy mood.

Florida Gator Tennis

Women's tennis defeats USF
The No. 2 University of Florida women's tennis team defeated No. 55 University of South Florida Monday night, crushing one winning streak and perpetuating another.

Florida Gator Baseball

Florida 18, Florida A&M 3
Matt LaPorta drove in three runs and Florida pounded out 22 hits to keep Florida A&M winless with an 18-3 rout Tuesday night.

Gators rattle FAMU again
UF's offense did not let up on winless Florida A&M Tuesday night, as the Gators piled up 18 runs and 22 hits, limiting the Rattlers to three runs on seven hits.

Florida Gator Golf

Golfers Finish Seventh at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate
The LSU men's golf team shot a 7-over par 295 Tuesday in the final round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship at Sawgrass Country Club to finish seventh in the 17-team field.

Men's Golf Team Completes Play At Mercedes Benz Collegiate
Florida State Freshman Jonas Blixt shot a third round score of 73 and finished in a tied for 38th place in the individual standings as the Seminole men's golf team finished play in the 15th annual Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship at Sawgrass Country Club. Blixt closed the tournament with a pair of 73's to earn the top finish for the Seminoles.

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