Gator News And World Report (5/21/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Saturday, May 21, 2005. Gators hang on, 5-4; UF stunned by Bethune; Florida fights past Trojans; MEN'S NCAA TENNIS: UF, FSU look for breaks in NCAA; UF Faces Elimination; NCAA men's tennis championships; 'Cats nip Gators ; Brumbaugh believing in self and more...

Florida Gator Baseball

Gators hang on, 5-4
When the ball nestled in Matt LaPorta's glove at first base, the Florida bench spilled onto Hawkins Field with the enthusiasm of a team that had just won a regional.

Florida 5, Vanderbilt 4
Matt LaPorta hit a grand slam to cap a five-run fifth as Florida defeated Vanderbilt 5-4 on Friday night.

Florida Gator Softball

UF stunned by Bethune
Shortly after the last pitch, Florida first baseman Melissa Zick flicked her bat, then meandered towards the dugout before picking up the pace to a light jog.

UF Faces Elimination
Coach Ken Eriksen believes his banged-up University of South Florida softball team can survive this weekend's NCAA Region 13 tournament if it plays the fewest innings possible

'Cats nip Gators
Looks like the Wildcats have the Gators' number. The Bethune-Cookman softball team erased any speculation that their victory over Florida earlier this season had been a fluke Friday, defeating the NCAA tournament regional host Gators 3-2

Florida Lady Gator Tennis

Florida fights past Trojans
Florida was in trouble. So was junior Jennifer Magley, the Gators' No. 1 singles player

Florida Gator Tennis

MEN'S NCAA TENNIS: UF, FSU look for breaks in NCAA
University of Florida men's tennis coach Andy Jackson was thrilled to land two of the top recruits in the country last spring in Nestor Briceno and Greg Ouellette, but he tempered that enthusiasm once the season began.

NCAA men's tennis championships
WHEN/WHERE: Today-Tuesday, College Station, Texas. TEAMS: Florida, Florida State, Baylor, Texas A&M, Pepperdine, Duke, South Carolina, Illinois, LSU, Georgia, Texas Tech, Mississippi, Tennessee, UCLA, Washington, Virginia.

Florida Gator Basketball

Brumbaugh believing in self
Keith Brumbaugh hasn't had much time to sign and send out invitations for his high school graduation Sunday.

Florida Gator Football

SEC football
Tennessee will repeat as champs of the Southeastern Conference East Division and Vanderbilt will finish fifth.

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