The college softball season is officially underway, and Florida Softball had a successful weekend, going 4-1 in the USF-Rawlings Invitational. They secured wins over Oregon State, USF, Illinois State, and Bethune-Cookman, with a loss to Michigan in 10 innings. The weekend revealed three key takeaways for the Gators.

By the Numbers
  • Florida Softball went 4-1 in the USF-Rawlings Invitational
  • Florida's freshmen pitchers performed well, with a combined 0.74 ERA
  • Florida scored 40 runs over their final three games of the weekend
  • Florida committed five errors and had a .968 fielding percentage
Yes, But

While the freshmen pitchers had a strong start, the team needs to work on improving their fielding to minimize errors.

State of Play
  • Florida Softball had a successful 4-1 weekend, showcasing the potential of their new pitching staff
  • The team demonstrated a powerful offensive performance against weaker competition
  • Fielding emerged as an area needing improvement, with five errors committed over the weekend
Bottom Line

Florida Softball's opening weekend highlighted the promising performance of their freshmen pitchers and the need to strengthen their fielding to maintain their competitive edge.