RecSports Blog: Sport Clubs

  Apr 29   Sport Clubs

25th Annual TriGators Triathlon

Run, bike and swim. The TriGators club team can do it all. The 25th annual TriGators Triathlon occurred on March 24th right at their home base, the University of Florida.  In the past, the triathlon race consisted 250-yard swim at the Florida Pool, a 3.4-mile bike ride and a 1.1 mile run throughout campus finishing in front of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.  However, this was the […]

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  Apr 23   Sport Clubs

AT Tuesday

At RecSports, we have five athletic trainers who work hard to ensure safety on and off the fields. Four of these trainers are graduate students with one coordinator as a guide and mentor. Let’s meet the team.First off, we have…The Coordinator for Athletic Training, Katelyn Peterson. Her favorite part of the athletic training program is getting her athletes back onto […]

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  Apr 15   Sport Clubs

Play, Compete and Serve; UF Sport Clubs Log Over 6,300 Community Service Hours…so far.

Our sport club athletes do more than just practice and compete, they also volunteer. This past semester our teams have volunteered at marathons, schools and tournaments. They have logged in a total of 6,341 community service hours thus far in the 2018 to 2019 school year.  Clubs have to meet a certain level of requirements to maintain funding and status within RecSports, said […]

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  Feb 27   Sport Clubs

Club of the Month: Baseball

This February we’re putting our Club of the Month spotlight on the Baseball team. The D1 team is on fire, with a 10-2 game record, a 10 to nothing win against the University of Miami on Feb 16 and are now ranked #12 nationally by the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA).Division 2 is doing well too, currently playing with an enviable 6-3 record this season and will be […]

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  Feb 20   Sport Clubs

Men’s Club Rugby Celebrates 50 Years!

Traditions are what keep the spirits alive. A tradition that has been alive for the University of Florida Men’s Club Rugby Team is the alumni game that takes place every February.  The alumni game is an unofficial match between the current club team and former gator rugby players, tracing back to the original team.  This year’s reunion was a special one because the club rugby […]

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  Jan 28   Sport Clubs

Women’s Flag Football becomes Two-Time National “Chomp”ions

The University of Florida Women’s Club Flag Football team was recently named 2018 NIRSA champions after a win versus Mexican University, La Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in early January of 2019 that took place at Pensacola, Florida.Their second national championship win, the women’s club flag football team began their first practice in fall of 2017. “My high school […]

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  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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