RecSports Blog: Sport Clubs

  Apr 6   Sport Clubs

UF Water Polo Triumphs after Hardship in San Francisco

The UF Water Polo Women's club team has had an unforgettable 2018 season so far. The size of their program nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018, and the A team is currently ranked #1 in the Southeast region and #4 nationally!"We recently traveled to California to compete against some of our biggest competition and we left the tournament with 3 wins and 1 loss to #1 UC Davis," […]

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  Jan 24   Sport Clubs

The Florida Gators Bring Home a National Championship Title

Gainesville, Florida – On January 7th, 2018, the Florida Women’s Flag Football team conquered the FAMU Rattlers in overtime to bring home their first National Championship title.Club President, Amanda Chromiak, said it was the team’s 4th time playing FAMU within the 2017 season, so the game was very familiar to both. In order to win, both teams knew they would need to […]

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  Dec 5   Sport Clubs

UF Men’s Club Lacrosse is For the Gator Good

You may know the UF Men’s Club Lacrosse team by their impressive stats on the field, but what they do off the fields is even more impressive.  For the past couple of years, the UF Men’s Lacrosse team has supported the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program in honor of their former team captain, Jamie Chapin, who passed away from brain cancer in 2011.  The idea to honor Jamie’s […]

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  Mar 10   Sport Clubs

Cheerleading building up to nationals

Countless hours of practice finally paid off for Competitive Cheerleading as they emerged from the Cheersport Nationals champions of the College 4 division. UF’s All-Girl team edged out both UNC All Girl Cheerleading and rivals Florida State University Garnet Girls for the top spot by less than two points over Valentine’s Day weekend in Atlanta. Nine different universities had […]

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  Mar 9   Sport Clubs

Tennis breezes through Miami for season title

Courtesy of USTA Florida Marketing & Communications Coordinator Rick Vach The University of Florida club tennis team capped a perfect 2015-16 regular season, winning every tournament they participated in and defeating the University of Miami 29-18 in the Gold Bracket final of the USTA Florida Tennis on Campus Section Championships, held Feb. 27-28, 2016 at Sanlando Park in […]

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  Mar 9   Sport Clubs

Women’s Water Polo dominating early season schedule

After a successful early season tournament in Ft. Myers in which the ladies dominated Florida Gulf Coast, Georgia and Florida State by a combined score of 56-5, the team heads to California in a couple of weeks to get in some highly competitive matches against some of the top teams in the nation. After that the ladies return to conference play with tournaments in Atlanta […]

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  Mar 9   Sport Clubs

Team Florida Cycling on the Road to Success

Collegiate Road Season in the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference officially began in February with Team Florida Cycling hosting the Swamp Classic 2016. The team had 27 of its riders gear up, eleven of whom had never raced before.Seasoned rider and graduate student Derek Schanze took 2nd in the Collegiate Men's A road race on Saturday. Patrick Shea took 4th in Men's […]

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  Feb 9   Sport Clubs

Waking It Up!

Gator Wakeboarding traveled to Georgia in October to compete in the Empire Wake Southeast Tour Stop at Lake Lanier. The team finished in first place and qualified to compete in the national championships in Nevada in April. The College Wake Championships are a four-day event at Lake Las Vegas. Gator Wake is ranked second in the nation after finishing the fall season behind […]

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  Feb 9   Sport Clubs

Cricket Hopes to Make Some Noise at Nationals

In November, Gator Cricket Club competed in the American College Cricket South East Regional Tournament. Teams from nine different universities competed in the event. The GCC finished in the top 4 teams at the tournament, losing to Auburn University. They have been invited to compete in the National Tournament being held March 17th – 21st. Twenty-four teams from the United […]

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  Feb 9   Sport Clubs

Top Eight Finish Places Women’s Soccer Among the Elite

The Women’s Soccer team traveled to Phoenix in November to compete in the 2015 NIRSA National Soccer Championships. After finishing in first place in their pool with a win over Northern Arizona and a draw with Michigan, the Gators defeated Texas A&M in the first round of the playoff bracket. In the Elite Eight round, Florida was defeated by the eventual national champion […]

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  Sep 9   Sport Clubs

Swimmers Soak It Up At Nationals

Florida Club Swimming and Diving turned in another stellar performance at its national championships held at Georgia Tech last month.As a team they had a lot of people achieve unprecedented levels of success. The men's team won its second consecutive national championship title winning by a record-breaking 171.5 points. On the women's side, the team had its best overall […]

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