GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The no. 9 Florida Gators (11-3) turned in an impressive defensive effort against AAC opponent East Carolina University (10-5), winning 10-5.

Once again Emma LoPinto led the Gators with three goals on the day. Maggi Hall and Danielle Pavinelli netted two goals each, while Ava Tighe, Madison Waters and Emerson Cabrera all scored once.

Hall served up three assists on the day and LoPinto added one to her tally as well.

The Gators’ defense was stout Saturday afternoon, only allowing five goals on 23 shots. Sarah Reznick stopped 11 shots in the net to give her a .688 save percentage.

Shelton Sawers forced a team-high three turnovers. Becky Browndorf and Hall caused two.

Hall, helping everywhere on the field, led the team with five groundballs. Theresa Bragg collected three.

The Gators are back in action this Saturday for senior night against Vanderbilt at 12 p.m.

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