Florida will open the brand new Florida Ballpark against Miami on February 19

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The Florida Gators released their 2021 baseball schedule on Tuesday. While the opponents aren’t much of a surprise, the timing of the annual series with Miami is.

The Gators will open the brand new Florida Ballpark against the Hurricanes, rather than on the second weekend of the season. Florida will also take on Florida A&M, Samford, and Jacksonville in weekend series’s before SEC play kicks off on March 19 vs Texas A&M.

The Gators will also face Florida State three times this year with each team hosting a game and the third being played in Jacksonville, per usual.

Florida will face ten SEC teams (30 games) with Texas A&M, Mississippi, Missouri, Vanderbilt, and Georgia coming to Gainesville.

The Gators enter the 2021 season as the No. 1 team in the nation following a 16-1 campaign a year ago before the season ended due to Covid. Largely, Florida returns the entirety of it’s roster from a year ago and adds one of the top recruiting classes in the nation.

Follow this link for the entire schedule: Here.

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