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Game One

Final (R-H-E)

Louisville: 0-3-0

Florida: 2-3-0

Pitching Decision

Win: Chronister (6-0)

Loss: Holloway (1-2)

Save: Hightower (1)

Game Synopsis

Following Saturday’s 5-1 win over Louisville, Florida southpaw Katie Chronister dealt a gem, The Gainesville native picked up her fifth win already this season while racking up a career-high eight strikeouts.

Game Two

Final (R-H-E)

McNeese State: 0-1-0

Florida: 1-4-1

Pitching Decision

Win: Hightower (5-0)

Loss: Edwards (1-1)

Game Synopsis

Following seven scoreless innings, Florida second baseman Hannah Adams hit a walk-off solo shot over the right-center-field wall as the Gators prevailed in extras.

Florida right-hander Natalie Lugo retired the first 10 batters she faced before an error on Adams yielded the first McNeese State baserunner. Barring a leadoff double in the top of the fifth, Lugo dealt a no-hitter across 5 1/3 frames until junior right-hander Elizabeth Hightower entered the circle in relief.

Hightower cruised through the final eight batters; she struck out the side in the top of the eighth before Adams walked it off in bottom half of the inning.

Individual Stats

Chronister: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K (0.00 ERA/0.36 WHIP)

Hightower: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (0.71 season ERA/0.61 season WHIP)

Lugo: 5.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (1.64 season ERA/0.89 WHIP)

Adams: 2-6, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 SB (.486/.574/.703 season slash line)

Hoover: 1-3, 1 R, 2 BB (.393/.471/.393 season slash line)

Lindsey: 2-5, 1 R, 1 RBI (.455/.500/.697 season slash line)

Goelz: 2-3, 1 3B (.323/.364/.452 season slash line)

Next Up

The undefeated Gators will look to pick up their 13th win Wednesday night at home against New Mexico State before facing No. 15 Florida State in a weekend home-and-home series. The two teams will play in Gainesville Friday afternoon before traveling to Tallahassee for a Saturday night game.

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