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Ongoing UF Softball Commentary

Discussion in 'GatorGrowl's Diamond Gators' started by ocalaman, Feb 20, 2022.

  1. sweetpotato2

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    winning percentage Florida. Nebraska has a grueling non conference schedule. Including, ucla, Washington, duke, Oregon, Arkansas just to name a few. While I love my gators our non conference is no where near as tough as Nebraska. Of course we have ucla, Michigan and fsu who always gives us tough games. I have a sneaky feeling the ncaa will either give Nebraska the 16th seed to match up with presumably #1 seed OU. A lot of fans wanted that match up in the reg season. Or give Nebraska the Alabama treatment and give them an unjustifiable high seed. That being said I still believe Florida goes further. I just hope we get a top 8 seed. So I can watch my gators play and hopefully celebrate on their home field.
     
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  2. johnny_cakes

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    Since we will be winning the NCAA tournament, obviously the Gators go furthest!
     
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  3. sandman70

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    This Gator team will make it to OKC. Jordy will not.
     
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  4. ufgator72sb

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    Seventy-two days to first pitch!

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  5. sandman70

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    Chomp the Beavers!
     
  6. sweetpotato2

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    Lefty enters the portal
     
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  8. ocalaman

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    Like I posted on an adjacent thread, I hate to see her go.
     
  9. rickjs1

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    I'm double posting this from the portal thread because this really hits me hard: I'm in the boat where I think she sensed in the fall, and probably was more clearly told in exit interviews after the fall season was done that playing time would be questionable. If that is the case, and it is a very strong "if", Walton must have a ton of confidence in the newcomers because Lefty is a solid player. This hits me very deeply. Lefty committed to UF many years ago and never waivered. I followed her very closely for several years before she got to UF. Feels like I lost a daughter but I'm in her corner no matter what she does.
     
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  10. candymanfromgc

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    These things happen when you have so much talent. She wants to start where ever she goes
     
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  11. sandman70

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    Wasnt
    Wasn’t canned knowledge at all. Those are direct quotes from Coach Walton which I confirmed with a source very close to him.
     
  12. rickjs1

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    That's not what I said. The overall is but I also said "other than a couple of quotes". They do these articles for virtually all Power Five programs. There is no way they have the staff or time to really be cognizant of what is happening in the fall with all of these programs. However, given the event of the past day, that Lefty was hardly mentioned might be of more significance than I thought.
     
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    They will need to drive a hearse up to get me out of my current seat. But out of curiosity -- who has the earliest relocation time? I think I originally reserved on Day One, Hour One when the old "stroll in and sit where you want" system first changed to a ticket system. Can anyone beat this date/time?
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    Please note that appointment times are assigned based on the year a purchaser became a Softball season ticket holder.
    Your appointment window begins at the time listed below:
    12/7/23 11:00 AM
     
  14. scrappygator

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    Got me by 3 hours.
     
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  15. ufgator72sb

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    A new 2025 commit: Kaili Kay Matsuno

     
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  16. sweetpotato2

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    I feel like I’ve heard the name kaili Matsuno before. I don’t know if I watched her play with PGF or if she went to gator camps and I saw it on social media. Either way I’m excited she’s a future gator!!
     
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    Has Tim had the Orange and Blue Series? I’ve been looking for a hint when it might be played. I even asked Herb Brooks. There has been no answer. I have always liked the friendly competition between the girls.
     
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  20. rickjs1

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