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Jennifer Rocha has accepted a position with the Oklahoma Sooners. Rocha was announced as the Sooners’ associate head coach on Wednesday.

Rocha spent the last thirteen years in Gainesville and has been instrumental in turning Florida into a national powerhouse.

Rocha was elevated to associate head coach at Florida prior to the 2018 season. Rocha has overseen the Gators pitching staff since her arrival on the staff.

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Under her guidance, Florida has led the nation in ERA three times (2009, 2016, 2017) and the Gators have produced seven All-American pitchers.

Head coach Tim Walton had this to say about Rocha, “We are definitely wishing the Rocha family all of our best.” Walton noted that he has spent twenty of his last twenty-one seasons in the same dugout as Rocha and called her a true professional and a friend.

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