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UF Club Baseball Hosts Home Run Derby, Alumni Weekend

Wade Swikle, 24, takes a swing during the April 17 home run derby. Swikle, an alumnus, failed to hit any home runs during the contest.

The University of Florida club baseball team lost to the University of Central Florida Knights during the April 18-19 series in Gainesville, ending the Gators' season. The UF club baseball team kicked off its alumni weekend on April 17, which included a home run derby pitting current players against club alumni.

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Florida Crew Advance To Grand Finals At SIRA Championship

Florida pulls ahead of Dayton in the last 500 meters of their heat on Saturday. Florida’s varsity four boat with Brittny Ostermann, Melanie Carle, Jillian Sands, Chandler Jolly and coxswain Jessica Kulenguski placed first in both their heat and semi-final. The boat won silver in the grand final on Sunday.  Catie Flatley/WUFT News

Florida Crew had five boats advance to the grand finals at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championship Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A handful of races were cancelled due to weather conditions, but the varsity four and Novice eight boats took home silver and bronze, respectively.

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