RecSports Blog: Sport Clubs

  Dec 11   Sport Clubs

Adaptive Sports Flash Tournaments

In Southwest Recreation Center, students can hear dozens of basketballs bouncing. About 15 students are sitting, trying to make three-pointers as their wheels are rolling up and down the court and the clock is ticking. The crowd goes wild as a three-pointer is finally shot. Shooting three-pointers from a sitting position is a rigorous skill. Taylor Becorest, student at UF, was […]

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  Nov 19   Sport Clubs

Men’s Club Lacrosse Accepts New Team Member

The University of Florida’s Men’s Club Lacrosse team has recently signed off on a new player. He may be a little shorter, a little younger and a little greener than the rest of the team, but he is stronger than the entire team combined.  Ka’Narius Strong is his name and lacrosse is his game. Ka’Narius is a nine-year-old fighter of neuroblastoma in which he was diagnosed at age […]

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  Nov 15   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Nov. 9-11

This Veterans Day weekend was not very busy locally, however many of our teams were traveling to represent the Gators.Our surf club traveled to New Smyrna Beach, FL to catch some gnarly waves at the NSSA Regular. The team of 15 placed 4th overall. Noah Blanchard advanced to the semi-finals, and all other surfers placed 4th or better in their individual heats.Swimming […]

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  Nov 9   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Nov. 5

Weekend Wrap-UpNovember 5th            The SEC gator football team may have taken a L this weekend, but our sport clubs sure didn’t. This year our club crew team had one of their biggest accomplishments ever. They won 1st place at the Head of the Hooch, one of the world’s largest rowing regattas.  Our gators took home the win facing a total of 62 teams, 10 of them being […]

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  Nov 1   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 26-29

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 29thWhile most gators were traveling to Jacksonville for the Florida Gators vs Georgia Bulldogs game, some of our sport club teams traveled to participate in their own games. Our teams travelled from South Florida, Chicago and anywhere in between.Club Equestrian traveled to Ocala, FL and Green Cove Springs, FL to participate in two different […]

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  Oct 24   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 19-22

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 22nd           The sun may have been shining and the temperature may have hit mid 90s this past weekend, but our UF sport club teams stuck through the heat and brought home some victories.Women’s flag football participated in the Swamp Bowl at Southwest Fields. This weekend-long tournament was against teams traveling from all over the SEC region. […]

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  Oct 18   Sport Clubs

Player of the Week - Trevor Tilly

“It is pure bliss to have others as excited to do stupid workouts that will leave us beat and limping around for some time”, said Trevor Tilly, a 28-year-old UF PhD student and member of the tri-gator team.Tilly practices almost everyday by swimming, biking, running, rollerblading, strength training and stretching to train for Tri-Gators.He even says, “ I also started […]

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  Oct 17   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 12-15

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 15thThis weekend was a busy one for our Competitive Sports Staff with competitions, flash tournaments and a round robin all happening right here on our campus.             Friday night, a cornhole flash tournament took place. Students formed teams, and came out to enjoy the nice weather at Broward Courts. In attendance were 16 teams, and a lot of […]

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  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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