UF Roundup: No. 2 Gators roll in tune up for South Carolina

Staff reports
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:17 PM

The No. 2 Florida softball team stayed sharp Wednesday for this weekend's SEC games by routing North Dakota State 13-0 at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.

Aleshia Ocasio (4-0) and Katie Chronister (2 save) combined on a five-inning three hitter. They combined to strike out four and walked four. The Bison fell to 10-15

Janell Wheaton and Chelsea Herndon were the hitting stars for the Gators (23-1) by each collecting three hits, including a home run apiece and driving in five runs each.

Florida plays a three-game series at South Carolina, starting at 7 p.m. Friday.


Torres, Perez

nab SEC honors

A pair of Gators — Maria Torres and Marta Perez — picked up SEC Women’s Golfer of the Week honors Wednesday. Torres garnered SEC Women’s Golfer of the Week accolades, while Perez was named the Women’s Freshman Golfer of the Week.

Torres won the individual title at last week's SunTrust Gator Invitational, while Perez finished fourth. The Gators won the event again.

The Gators will be back in action Monday-Tuesday in Kiawah Island, S.C., for the Briar’s Creek Invitational where Florida will look to defend its win a season ago.

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