Gators News: Florida sports are back as soccer opens up at home

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Florida sports have returned Gators fans! The soccer team kicked off the fall schedule for UF athletics, opening up at home against a first-time opponent. Meanwhile, other news starts to build up in anticipation of the coming fall including some roster moves by the track and field team, plus an update on a golfer who has stood out in international play and the unveiling of a new name on the school’s natatorium. Here is a look at the latest from the Gator Nation.

Soccer

https://twitter.com/GatorsSoccer/status/1429549810147680452 The soccer team opened its schedule on Sunday against the Texas Longhorns at home and came away with a 1-1 tie after a late goal by the visitors forced overtime. It was the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the soccer pitch. Florida continues its season-opening three-game home stretch against the Central Florida Knights on Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. EDT.

Women's golf

https://twitter.com/GatorsGolf/status/1429484637206859782 Women's golfer Annabell Fuller was one of three amateurs (and one of two collegiate players) to make the cut at the Women's British Open on Friday. After completing play this weekend, her next event is the Curtis Cup at the Conwy Golf Club, Wales.

Track and field

https://twitter.com/GatorsTF/status/1428779863272574985 The track and field teams announced their roster additions on Friday which included several high school and transfer student-athletes for 2021-22 athletics season.

Swimming and diving

https://twitter.com/ScottStricklin/status/1428811816289726472 The natatorium inside the O'Connell Center is now officially The Ann Marie Rogers Swimming And Diving Pool after festivities were held this weekend to bestow her name on the swimming and diving team's headquarters. Rogers was a pivotal force in fundraising for the wetheads' program over the years.

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