Gator News And World Report (5/13/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Saturday, May 13, 2006. A No. 4 seed? Pshaw!; USF aims for Gators today; Women's golf in fifth after second round; Gators hang on to edge Alabama, 4-3; Taylor's contrast is a bright spot; Gators men begin their NCAA quest at Oklahoma State; Gators knock Alabama down;

Florida Gator Tennis

A No. 4 seed? Pshaw!
Include Terri Sisk among those who think Florida's No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament was a bit low.

USF aims for Gators today
South Florida is familiar with the courts at the Ring Tennis Complex, the warm Florida weather and, of course, the Florida Gators.

Florida women have an easy time of it in NCAA tennis opener
The Florida women's tennis team and its NCAA first-round opponent, Samford, wore the exact same uniforms during singles play Friday.

Gators men begin their NCAA quest at Oklahoma State
With the NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament starting today, Florida coach Andy Jackson doesn't know what to expect from his team.

Bulls, Florida To Meet In Tennis
South Florida and Florida swept to easy victories Friday in the first round of the NCAA Division I Championships at Linder Stadium and are set to meet today in the second round at 1 p.m.

Florida Gator Golf

The UF women's golf team stayed close to the leaders on the second day of competition at the NCAA Central Regional in Bryan, Texas on Friday. The Gators carded a two round total of 613 (+37) and will head into today's final round in fifth-place.

Florida Gator Baseball

Gators hang on to edge Alabama, 4-3
UF sophomore pitcher Bryan Augenstein worked 8 innings and the duo of junior David Hurst and senior Darren O'Day each recorded an out with two Alabama runners aboard in the bottom of the ninth as Florida (26-25, 8-17 in the SEC) edged the eighth-ranked Crimson Tide (34-17, 15-10) 4-3 Friday night in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Florida 4, Alabama 3
Bryan Augenstein held Alabama to eight hits and struck out six batters Friday to help Florida secure a 4-3 victory over the Crimson Tide.

Gators knock Alabama down
Alabama's unfettered solo run at the top of the SEC West ended Friday night after a sluggish showing against last-place Florida sparked mildly by a sixth-inning rally and a ninth-inning scrum after a tag at the plate.

Florida looking to get hot
Maybe the most crushing blows to Florida's 2006 baseball season hit home before the Gators ever played a game this spring.

Florida Gator Fred Taylor

Taylor's contrast is a bright spot
On the first play of the 11-on-11 drill at the Jaguars' minicamp Friday, Fred Taylor took a handoff and darted around left end on a long run.

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