Gator News And World Report (5/20/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, May 20, 2005. Gators give chase to SEC title; Almost anyone can put name on draft list; Gators sliding into regional playoffs; Football tickets hot at UCF, UF; Steady Zick Ready To Lead UF In Regional; Mullins ups 'oomph' for Gators and more...

Florida Gator Baseball

Gators give chase to SEC title
There's not much at stake this weekend in Southeastern Conference baseball.

Mullins ups 'oomph' for Gators
Ryan Mullins has had a lot on his mind this spring. He's been in the constant gaze of professional baseball scouts. He's been suspended for off-field transgressions. And his photo adorns a giant Vanderbilt baseball mural for all to see on West End Avenue.

Florida Gator Basketball

Almost anyone can put name on draft list
I can shoot a little. I don't like mixing it up because one time I crashed the boards and a dude nailed me in the glasses ripping skin off my nose.

Florida Lady Gator Tennis

Gators rally to advance
Florida coach Roland Thornqvist stood under the bright lights at Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex and was finally able to exhale.

Women's Tennis Falls to 2nd-Ranked Florida 4-2
Fifteenth-seeded Baylor put up a gutsy effort but fell short in its upset bid of second-ranked Florida, losing 4-2 in the round of 16 at the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships hosted by the University of Georgia Thursday at Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Florida Gator Softball

Gators out to avoid last weekend's woes
They're saying the right things and doing the right things in the wake of last weekend's two-and-out performance at the SEC softball tournament.

Gators sliding into regional playoffs
Despite a poor showing in last week's SEC Tournament in Gainesville -- Florida went 0-2, was outscored 13-1 and committed eight errors -- things are just fine with the Gators softball team.

Steady Zick Ready To Lead UF In Regional
Melissa Zick, dedicated watcher of Discovery Health Channel medical documentaries, can't believe she missed the episode in which doctors removed a 200-pound tumor from a 120-pound woman.

NCAA softball regions
Format: Four-team, six-game double eliminations. WHEN/WHERE: Today-Sunday, Florida Softball Stadium, Gainesville.

Florida Gator Football

Football tickets hot at UCF, UF
The promises of a new stadium, new coach and new conference homes have been boosting college football season-ticket sales in this state, showing a little newness can wipe out the memories of even an 0-11 season.

Florida Gator Men's Tennis

Gamecocks hanker for a double feature
The USC men's tennis team discovered two ways to break the boredom in Stillwater, Okla., this past weekend: Take in a couple of movies and take down a couple of NCAA Tournament entrants.

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