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UF Women:  Gators to be Featured in Series “The Season 2019”

UF Women: Gators to be Featured in Series “The Season 2019”

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  via UF press release   Florida will be the first women's program featured in the series put on by STX and Inside Lacrosse GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida women's lacrosse program was chosen to be featured in a unique video project during the 2019 season that will give fans an in-depth look at the team's journey. STX and Inside Lacrosse have paired together to present "The Season 2019" – a multi-platform digital content series that will feature the Gators and the Cornell men's lacrosse program. Florida – in its 10th season – is the first women's program to be featured on the series in its quest to be the final team standing in May. This is the second year of "The Season" series, with last year's chapters featuring four top-tier men's programs: Duke,
UF Women:  2019 Lacrosse Schedule Announced

UF Women: 2019 Lacrosse Schedule Announced

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  via press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse's 10th season on the horizon, the 2019 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O'Leary. The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2019 campaign, as well as a scrimmage against the Scottish National Team. Florida boasts nine home games this season at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. UF has gone 86-17 (.835) at The Diz in the nine-year history of the program. During the 2019 season, the Gators will face 10 teams that made their way into the 2018 NCAA Tournament field: Colorado, Maryland, Loyola, Navy, High Point, Syracuse, North Carolina, Princeton, Stony Brook and Jacksonville. Florida kicks off its 10th season in Denver, when the team takes on Colorado on Feb. 9. The Gators f
UF Women:  Bolton, Petillo to Participate in SEC Career Tour

UF Women: Bolton, Petillo to Participate in SEC Career Tour

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  via press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida lacrosse juniors Lexi Bolton and Emily Petillo were two of 28 student-athletes invited to the SEC Career Tour, as the league announced on Wednesday. The third annual tour will be held in Atlanta from Nov. 27-29, leading up to the SEC Football Championship Game. Bolton and Petillo are the first Florida lacrosse players invited to the event. The goal of the career tour is to provide exposure for SEC student-athletes who are seeking career opportunities in various fields. The group is scheduled to visit the headquarters and meet with executives at several corporations in the Atlanta area, including UPS, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, The Home Depot and the Atlanta Hawks organization. Also included on the agend
UF Women:  Gators Welcome 13 Newcomers to 2019-2020 Class

UF Women: Gators Welcome 13 Newcomers to 2019-2020 Class

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  via press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida's women's lacrosse team has added 13 newcomers for the 2020 season. Whitney Albert, Tori Bates, Becky Browndorf, Georgia Ceanfaglione, Emily Heller, Kylee Hubiak, Sarah Mackey, Carli Mangum, Kaala Puglisi, Jillian Quigley, Shelton Sawers, Janine Suris and Devin Thompson have all signed their National Letters of Intent and will join the Gators for the 2019-2020 academic year. This class continues an impressive run of recruiting under Amanda O'Leary, as the Gators secured NLIs from one ILWomen Top-40 recruit and four ILWomen On the Rise recruits. "This is an extremely talented group of student-athletes," said head coach Amanda O'Leary. "They are not only great lacrosse players, but outstanding stu
UF Women:  Flanagan, Lea Selected in WPLL Draft

UF Women: Flanagan, Lea Selected in WPLL Draft

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Women's Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) held its third ever draft on Tuesday night - this time for post-collegiate players – and two former Gators heard their names called. Aniya Flanagan – 2018 graduate – was selected 24th overall by the Baltimore Brave. Lauren Lea – a 2016 graduate – was taken 28th overall by the NY Fight. The 2019 season is set to begin on June 2, with the NY Fight opening up against the New England Command and the Baltimore Brave taking on the Philadelphia Fire. View image on Twitter   View image on Twitter   Below are a list of accomplishments of both Flanagan and Lea during their tenures at Florid
UF Women:  Pirreca Named to US Lacrosse Team USA Fall Classic Roster

UF Women: Pirreca Named to US Lacrosse Team USA Fall Classic Roster

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  via UF press release   Gator alumna Shayna Pirreca was one of 27 players who earned a spot on the team. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Former Gator lacrosse player Shayna Pirreca was named to the U.S. Women's National Team for the Team USA Fall Classic, taking place on Oct. 6 at the US Lacrosse Headquarters. The 27-player roster was announced by U.S. Team Head Coach Jenny Levy on Tuesday and includes 12 of the 18 players that won gold with the 2017 U.S. World Cup team. The U.S. Team will face defending national champions James Madison in an exhibition game on Oct. 6 in Levy's first time coaching Team USA. "Our coaching staff is excited for our first training camp and to coach this talented group of athletes," Levy said. "By 2021, our goal is to work with at least 80 p
IWLCA Final Polls:  Gators T-6 in D1 and FSC #2, FIT #6, Rollins #11 and Tampa #19 in D2!

IWLCA Final Polls: Gators T-6 in D1 and FSC #2, FIT #6, Rollins #11 and Tampa #19 in D2!

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  via the IWLCA web site   2018 IWLCA Division I Coaches Poll – May 29, 2018   James Madison University (22-1) claimed the number one ranking in the final Division I Coaches Poll of the season, collecting all 25 first-place votes after winning their first NCAA Championship 16-15 over Boston College. The Eagles (22-2) finish the season ranked second and are followed by Maryland (20-2), North Carolina (17-4), and Stony Brook (20-1) to round out the top five. Florida (17-4) and Navy (18-4) finish the season tied for sixth in the poll. Northwestern (15-6) moves up to eighth in the final rankings, Towson (16-5) finishes in ninth, and Princeton (13-6) moves into the top ten. The only new entry to the poll is Richmond, who received votes for the first time this season