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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 8
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
Gators pummel overmatched Hilltoppers
Casey Brooke Lawson, Alligator
UF quarterback Tim Tebow is launched into the air after having his legs taken out from under him during
the Gators' 49-3 victory against Western Kentucky on Saturday.
* THE GAME WAS CUT
SHORT DUE TO LIGHTNING.
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
What the Gators learned from
their first game:
It's a good thing they didn't
schedule Appalachian State.
The Southeastern Conference has
strict lightning-delay rules.
Tennessee won't be this easy.
No. 6 UF blew out the Western
Kentucky Hilltoppers 49-3 in its af-
ternoon jamboree, er, season opener
Both teams agreed to call the
game after a 62-minute lightning de-
lay stopped it with 8:23 remaining in
the fourth quarter.
The Gators were one of many
top-25 teams who opened with a
gimme' game this week and put up
lopsided results, with Michigan's
stunning loss against. Appalachian
State being the outlier.
With 15 new starters, however,
they needed a softee.
"There's times where you don't
need a game like that," UF coach
Urban Meyer said. "We needed that
game with all those young players."
The highlights included a pair
of 100-yard receiving performances
- courtesy of Andre Caldwell and
Riley Cooper a career day for
running back Kestahn Moore (16
carries for 91 yards and two scores)
and some late-game experience for a
touted freshman class.
Quarterback Tim Tebow im-
pressed in his first start, completing
13-of-17 passes for 300 yards and
three touchdowns in a little more
than three quarters of action.
The stats probably won't be the
Football the SEC season
WKU 3 rolls around,
UF 49 starting with
But, UF started on the right foot
and got some momentum going.
"It gets your confidence up,
knowing that you can move the
ball and make big plays," Caldwell
,said. "It lets you know who the
playmakers are and who can get the
Tebow's opening act was a mas-
He completed his first six passes,
including deep strikes to Caldwell
(48 yards) and Cooper (59 yards) on
the first two possessions.
Cooper's catch put UF up 14-0,
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 12
Some UF colleges rank high
By JENNIFER BINGAMAN
While UF has slipped to No. 17 in the
rankings, some of its individual schools and
degree programs, such as accounting and en-
gineering, consistently rank among the best.
In the 2008 edition of U.S.News & World
Report's "America's Best Colleges," schools
within the Warrington College of Business
Administration were listed among the top 10
for public universities.
The marketing school ranked sixth and the
Fisher School of Accounting ranked 10th.
Dominique DeSantiago, an associate direc-
tor of the Fisher School of Accounting, said
the faculty, students and the support from
alumni and friends are the three reasons
why the accounting program ranks among
* While the Gators
opened the season
with a 49-3 victory
Kentucky, UF coach
Urban Meyer said
UF still has a long
way to go, particu-
larly on defense.
See story, pg. 22.
The school also offers a combined-degree
program for students who would like to re-
ceive a bachelor's and master's degree within
five years, DeSantiago said.
"Rankings are always wonderful.
BIut they're pretty much a beauty
Fisher School of Accounting associate director
The rankings aren't used to evaluate the
school's success, he added.
"Rankings are always wonderful," he said.
"But they're pretty much a beauty contest."
DeSantiago said it's getting harder to
maintain the school's excellence because of
SEE RANKINGS, PAGE 11
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Crist lauds UF research
By KIM WILMATH
During a visit to UF on Friday,
Gov. Charlie. Crist praised UF's
groundbreaking method for creating
Lonnie Ingram, a UF microbi-
ologist, showed Crist the laboratory
where Ingram has worked for more
than 20 years developing a gasoline
alternative from plant waste.
Crist also met with UF coaches
Urban Meyer and Billy Donovan to
congratulate them and wish them
Ingram uses a harmless strain of
To see photos
of Gov. Charlie
Crist touring UF and
meeting with Gators
E. coli bacteria to convert sugars in
wood, grass, leaves and stems into
ethanol, a cleaner-burning, more ef-
ficient fuel, he said in an interview
before the presen-
Ingramn and his
the first in the
world to develop
After plant sug-
crist ars are changed to
ethanol, more than
90 percent of the energy remains, but
the fuel weighs half as much, Ingram
SEE CRIST, PAGE 11
2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
Flint Hall, Room 50, 7 p.m.,
The UF chapter of Big Brothers
Big Sisters will have its first
meeting of the academic year
for students interested in be-
Hispanic Student Assembly
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom,
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., today
The Institute of Hispanic-
Latino Cultures will be having
its Annual Hispanic Student
Reitz Union Auditorium, 8 p.m.
to 10 p.m., today
Rob Stewart will be speaking
about his upcoming documen-
Share A Slice
Student Government offices,
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday
The SG Cabinet members will
be meeting with students to
to get freshmen involved and
introduce the Cabinet members
t '/ '
to the student body.
O'Connell Center, 7 p.m.,
The UF volleyball team will
play Florida State University.
Fees for fall classes are due by
Friday at 3:30 p.m.
James G.. Pressly Stadium, 7
The UF soccer team will
play the University of South
Free Movie Screening
SFCC E Building Theater,
2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday
A free screening of "Dance of
My Heart," a documentary on
Albert Alonso, co-founder of
.the Cuban-style ballet,, will be
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, 6
The UF football team will play
Ham Museum, 3 p.m., Sunday
Kerry Oliver-Smith, curator of
the Cuba Avant-Garde exhibit,
will give a talk on the exhibition
on its last day at the museum.
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 ALLIGATOR, 3
Republicans' 'PETA' barbecue met with little protest
By DEVIN CULCLASURE
UF students gathered on the
Plaza of the Americas on Friday to
enjoy some down-home cooking
and poke fun at a controversial ani-
mal rights organization.
UF's College Republicans hosted
the "P.E.T.A. BBQ," in honor of
"People Eating Tasty Animals."
The name of the event is a play
on the letters of the national orga-
nization called PETA, which stands
for People for the Ethical Treatment
Members of College Republicans
served free chicken, pulled pork,
baked beans and coleslaw from
David's Real Pit BBQ to about 100
students, said Josh Simmons, execu-
tive director of the organization.
Simmons said the group spent
about $500 on the food to reach out
to students, especially freshmen
"who think our campus is a liberal
"A lot of new students have
heard for their whole lives that
college campuses are universally
liberal," he said.
Friday was the fourth time
College Republicans have held the
event. Simmons said he would like
to barbecue each semester.
Students, especially those who
consider themselves animal-rights
activists, don't understand how
radical PETA is, Simmons said.
"Ingrid Newkirk, a cofounder
and president of PETA, has com-
pared eating meat to the holocaust
and said the human race is a cancer
on the earth," Simmons said.
"We didn't have a single
person heckle us, which
was kind of disappointing"
executive director of UF's College
Overall, there was a lack of con-
troversy and protest, he said.
"We didn't have a single person
heckle us, which was kind of disap-
pointing," he said.
UF freshman and self-described
Republican Jeff Ivey said the barbe-
cue was a relief.
"I was hoping there would be a
bulwark of conservative students
here," he said.
At the western end of the Plaza,
about 100 students waited in line for
Hare Krishna lunch.
Kala Kantha, who helped serve
vegetarian lunches to students, said
the barbecue was disappointing.
"It's sad that people are so desen-
sitized to the suffering of others,"
Free class set to discuss issues and social problems
* A UF DOCTORAL STUDENT
CREATED THE COURSE.
By YVONNE AYALA
Alligator Contributing Writer
There is one class students can still sign
up for even though Drop/Add has closed.
It won't cost anything, but it won't
count for credit either.
David Reznik, a doctoral student in
the sociology department at UF, will be.
holding the first class of Social Problems
and Solutions on Thursday on the Plaza of
the Americas. Reznik said the class is de-
signed to address and promote discussion
of issues of activism, politics and public
culture on the local level.
Reznik said he designed the organiza-
tion like any UF class, with two sections
to meet most students'
UF availability. The syllabus
Academics includes discussion top-
ics such as capitalism
and heterosexism, which is discrimination
based on sexual orientation.
Reznik taught a Sociology of Religion
class offered last year, but he said during
the summer he was notified that his teach-
ing duties for the 2007-2008 academic year
were suspended. He said he introduced
Social Problems and Solutions to keep a
free exchange of ideas on campus.
"I'm hoping to foster a public culture
at UF, political discussions, activism and a
sense of community," Reznik said.
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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
First game memorable for freshman
Editor's Note: This is the final
story in a series on the Gator
By ANDREW GASDICK
Alligator Contributing Writer
As she entered Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium on Saturday, Scarlet
Basler stared in awe at the crowd
of about 90,000.
"I'd never been to a college
football game, much less a Gators
game," she said later.
The moment did not last long
for her. She had a job to do.
She and the other members
of the "Pride of the Sunshine"
Fighting' Gator Marching Band
were charged with entertaining
the sweating spectators.
The first game of the Gators
football season would be Basler's
first public college performance.
The freshman sousaphone
player had only had a handful
of rehearsals and a week of band
camp to practice with her new in-
strument before the first game.
She had to reschedule her
classes to make time for practice
but said it was easy to balance the
two because she didn't have much
homework the first week.
After summer band camp and
preseason rehearsals, Basler had
learned' most of the music and all
of the marching for the show.
Basler reviewed her, music'
and marching moves during the
band's pre-game rehearsal. The
repetition, helped ease her anxiety
about her first college halftime
But her worries quickly re-
turned when her director told
band members they would not
be able to use their music during
the performance. For Basler, this
meant marching from memory.
She wondered whether she
would be able to remember where
to move during the show.
. Basler had dealt with high
temperatures before, but she had
never been tested by the heat in
front of such a large crowd.
For halftime, the band played
songs with heat-related themes
and wore light, cooler uniforms.
The band wore white baseball
caps, blue polo shirts and khaki
"It's fun, and it's a nice
thing to be part of such
a big group with so many
good people in it."
UF sousaphone player
Basler marched in time with
the band, helping to form intricate
designs and adding the sound of
her sousaphone to her section's as
the show began.
They played songs including
"The Heat is On," "Hot Hot Hot"
and "Walking on Sunshine." It
was difficult to tell Basler apart
from the veterans around her.
After the band left the field,
Basler said she was pleased with
"It's fun, and it's a nice thing to
be part of such a big group with so
many good people in it," she said.
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A UF study shows many
teenage girls eager to lose
weight are willing to let their
health go up in smoke.
UF researchers found that
adolescent girls starting a diet
are twice as likely to start smok-
Data from the National
Longitudinal Study of
UF Health was
Research used in the
UF study. The
study surveyed 7,795 students
in the seventh, eighth and ninth
grades from the mid-1990s.
"The relationship between'
dieting and smoking has not
yet been examined using a
nationally representative [long-
term] data set," said Mildred
Maldonado-Molina, the lead
author of the study and a UF as-
sistant professor of epidemiol-
ogy and health policy research.
The data included consistent
dieters, non-dieters, inactive di-
eters and those initiating diets.
Researchers excluded stu-
dents who claimed to have
taken more drastic weight-loss
measures such as vomiting or
use of diet pills. They also didn't
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By APRIL DUDASH
Tension grips the fishing line
as the snook struggles to escape
from the hook penetrating its
Its silver-yellow scales glisten
in the sun as it jumps from the
water, gaping silently.
Since the start of snook open-
season Saturday, Florida saltwa-
ter anglers are allowed to bag
one snook a day,
Around according to
Gainesville the Florida Fish
Gary Simpson, manager of
The Tackle Box Fishing Store on
Hawthorne Road, said snook is
one of the best saltwater game
.fish in Florida.
"They strike hard, they
fight hard, they jump," he said.
"They're very, very sporty."
FWC spokesman Lee
Schlesinger said people are al-
lowed to fish for snook year-
round, but they can only be
caught and released during
the off-season. About 90 per-
cent of snook caught in Florida
are released back in the water,
The open season ends Dec.
1 and reopens March 1 in Gulf
County, Everglades National
Park and Monroe County, accord-
ing to an FWC press release.
The seasons exist because
snook spawn and increase their
populations during the sum-
mertime. During winter months,
snook grow lethargic and can't
fight back, Schlesinger said.
He said snook populations
have been under protection
since 1957, and the population of
snook is considered healthy and
Schlesinger said the FWC sees
a little more interest in snook
fishing during the open season,
"It's a very popular fishery,"
he said. "It grows every year only
because we have more people
"Here in Gainesville, we're
a little bit north of their normal
range," Simpson said. "They're
pretty common as far north as
Warmer winters have made
snook travel north into the
Gainesville area. Over the past
few months, a few snook have
been caught at the mouth of the
Suwannee River, Simpson said.
"Twenty years ago, if someone
caught a fish in the Suwannee
River, it would have been in the
headlines," Simpson said.
6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
Green for Green
State grant pays for
T hanks to a UF microbiologist, Florida and the rest of
the nation may soon be greener.
Lonnie Ingram has developed a technique for creat-
ing ethanol using a harmless strain of E. coli. Unlike most
U.S.-produced ethanol, which is brewed from corn, Ingram's
method uses the bacteria to break down plant waste into cel-
lulose sugar, which can then be converted into ethanol. He's
been working on this method since the oil crisis in the 1970s.
Ethanol is a carbon-neutral fuel because the carbon di-
oxide it gives off when it burns is balanced by. the carbon
dioxide it absorbed as it grew.
By now, we all know that ethanol is one of the most plau-
sible ways we can combat climate change. But one of the
biggest questions is how we can produce it more efficiently.
It's great to be at a university where such important environ-
mental advances are being made.
Most ethanol-production methods are most effective
using corn or sugar, and the Unitec States produces most
of its ethanol from corn. Of course, corn and sugar have to
grow before they can be harvested, but there is an almost
endless supply of plant waste tree trimmings, yard clip-
pings, dead leaves and the like. Earlier this year, U.S. Deputy..
Energy Secretary Clay Sell even went as far as to say the fu-
ture of biofuels is cellulosic ethanol, not corn.
Gov. Charlie Crist stopped by UF on Friday to praise
Ingram's research and gave him a $20 million grant to con-
tinue his research. Ingram is searching for a way to speed up
the process of converting the plant waste into sugars.
But something Ingram said caught our attention: All cars
can use a 10 percent ethanol-blended fuel, called E10, but the
United States doesn't produce enough ethanol for us to use
this blended fuel. Ingram's method can help change that, and
his method could replace half of the country's automotive
fuel. It's unfortunate that more cars don't already run on this
We must give UF due praise for taking other steps to en-
courage ethanol use, including opening the state's first etha-
nol filling station a year ago. UF has also purchased several
hybrid and ethanol vehicles.
Hopefully, Ingram's work can increase ethanol use at
UF and throughout Florida. According to the Florida Solar
Energy Center, Florida has more registered cars per capital
than any other state. If Florida could produce enough etha-
nol to fuel all its cars with an E10 blend, our state would save
750 million gallons of gasoline per year. And that's just the
As more ethanol is produced and more hybrid and flex-
fuel cars take to the roads, we will need less polluting gas.
Flex-fuel cars can run on a blend of 85 percent ethanol, 15
percent gasoline. The United States has a lot of catching up to
do with Brazil, where about 70 percent of cars use ethanol fu-
els. But politics often get in the way. The Florida Summit on
Global Climate Change held this summer where Ingram
was a panelist worked to reverse this problem.
Crist and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are
working together to reduce greenhouse-gas and vehicle
emissions, something ethanol could be crucial for. As coastal
states, Florida and California will be among the first to feel
the effects of global warming rising sea levels, more
storms and hurricanes and higher temperatures (as if it could
get any hotter).
Increased ethanol production is a great step toward en-
ergy independence and environmentally friendly fuels. We
won't magically be driving ethanol-fueled cars overnight,
but we're getting closer, and every bit of research helps. Like
Crist said, UF's colors may be orange and blue, "but there's
some green in there, too."
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Brand names infiltrate modern culture
hink about your brand. What company's prod-
ucts are you absolutely in love with? The average
American uses hundreds of brands and actually
considers a few to be representations of his or her per-
sonality. Wearing nothing but Hollister, going to Taco
Bell every Saturday at 3 a.m., religiously watching
"Desperate Housewives" and even calling yourself a
Gator are examples of brand loyalty.
Branding is a tricky business. There are entire entities,
known as brand consulting firms, devoted to the attain-
ment of a positive brand image. Companies hire firms
to ensure the name of the company is never stuck on the
tip of a consumer's tongue. A brand should be an experi-
ence, a memory immediately recalled when the product
or company is mentioned. -
A ludicrous as this "experience" may sound, brands
are big business. The Coca-Cola Co. was worth $100
billion as of March 2006, according to the book "What
Sticks" by Rex Briggs and Greg Stuart. Its factories, the
secret recipe and all other tangible items make up about
$33 billion. The other $67 billion represents the feelings
associated with drinking a Coke: Its logo, colors and the
shape of the bottle are essentially worth $67 billion dol-
It's even more than the name branding is every-
thing having to do with .perception. Consider Hollister
- the scent you notice when you walk past the store
is unmistakable. Hollister pumps fragrance into the
air because scent is closely tied to memory. Consumers
are more likely to remember how they felt shopping at
Hollister with more than sight memories to rely upon.
Sound is another crucial element when determining
-the future course of a brand. Pop culture has absorbed
the familiar chime of Intel, and our Gator Growl buddy
Jim Gaffigan has proven the wonders of Hot Pockets and
razors produced "By Mennen."
Most importantly, a brand's
various advertisements and pro-
,motions must be congruous with
..--.' its message. Seeing a burly man
wearing jean shorts and drinking
a Cosmopolitan doesn't exactly
Kyle Cox make' sense. This discrepancy is
representative of challenges fac-
firstname.lastname@example.org ing branders. "Iron Chef" isn't
sponsored by Hostess Cupcakes
for the same reason the people at Mattel haven't created
It may not be obvious, but even our alma mater is a
brand. The Gators brand (much classier than Ohio State's
"Best Damn Brand in the Land") is one of the best-selling
collegiate names in America. It has the makings of a su-
per-brand: ultra-recognizable logos and colors, various
theme songs and long-standing traditions. I'm just glad
we don't have a trademarked smell it would likely be
a combination of the Bat House and Lake Alice.
I own Gators shirts, gym shorts, golf balls, hats, drink-
ware and even a guitar with a giant Gator logo stamped
on it. Universities are lucky to have the strongest brand
loyalty of any organization in America. A fire builds
inside a Gators fan when he or she see a Florida State
University license plate or a scary-looking Tennessee fan.
In what other business do consumers not only hate com-
peting brands but actually hang them in effigy?
Brands are part of everyday life because they help us
show the world who we really are. Without brands, we
wouldn't have a way of distinguishing quality goods
from everything else. When companies represent our
needs by making decent products, we're more than
proud to represent them.
Kyle Cox is a junior majoring in marketing and anthropol-
ogy. His column appears on Tuesdays.
The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150
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I work for Student Government
Bike Repair, and I would like to
offer some additional informa-
tion regarding the bike shop and
some advice about what students
can do to help keep their bicycles
We are understaffed. We are
Andrew Lohaus working to
Andrew Lohaus hire as many
Speaking Out mechanics
as needed to
keep the shop open every day from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This would mean
an increase in service since there
were times when all three mechan-
ics were in class simultaneously.
The first few weeks of fall are
the busiest time of the year for us.
Students have new bikes that need
to be tuned up, or they want to re-
suscitate old bikes they neglected all
summer. While we always strive to
do quality work, we are also trying
to help as many students as possible.
I apologize to any students who may
have felt neglected or were asked to
come back for time-consuming re-
pairs so we could work through the
line. Though students sometimes
have to wait for our help, we are
often faster than other shops, which
may need to keep bikes overnight
for the necessary repairs.
Students can do a few things to
keep their bikes out of the shop and
running smoothly. Rust destroys
bikes, so do whatever you can to
keep your bike out of the rain. If
your bike must stay outside, spray
it down with a water displacer, such
as WD-40 or GT85, whenever it gets
wet. We have spray bottles of oil you
can help yourselves to whenever the
shop is open.
Keeping your tires properly in-
flated is the best way to prevent them
from going flat and makes your bike
ride feel as fast and smooth as pos-
sible. Our air compressor is left on
at all times except during semester
breaks so students can always get
air for their tires. Just be careful you
-.. don't overinflate them.
The compressor is set at 100 psi
" : to accommodate road bikes, but this
pressure will explode mountain bike
tires I see this daily. If you have a
mountain bike, fill the air a few sec-
onds at a time, checking often until
the tire feels firm but not rock-hard
when squeezed by hand. Road tires
can be filled until air stops flowing
through the hose.
Since the parts we have on hand
are the only limit to repairs we can
do, donating an old bicycle you no
longer ride is a great way to help
stock the repair shop. Instead of
abandoning your bike in the bike
racks where it detracts from the
beauty of our on-campus, give us
your old bike. The parts are greatly
appreciated and will help keep your
fellow students on the road.
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8, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
(Left) Fans line University
Avenue on Saturday morn-
ing in anticipation of the UF
football team's arrival for
Harrison Diamond / Alligator
(Above) A man calling himself Raven (left) gets young Gators fan Chase Nechodom ready outside Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium for the game against Western Kentucky University.
(Below) People attempt to leave the stands as rain falls during the delay in the football game at Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium.
Jeremiah Stanley/ Alligator
(Above) Tim Tebow makes his way to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium dur-
ing Gator Walk before Saturday's game against Western Kentucky
(Directly above) A young Gators fan walks through a mist tent outside
the O'Connell Center on Saturday morning before the game.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 9
Prices rise for games
By NICK HOLMES
Alligator Contributing Writer
As UF students recover from the
first weekend of football season,
some may notice their wallets are
lighter .than usual.
Part of the reason may be that
some local bars and restaurants hike
their driik prices during football
weekends. Every weekend a home
game takes place, establishments
including The Swamp Restaurant,
Gator City and Balls begin altering
their menus or increasing their alco-
hol prices in anticipation of alumni
with bigger budgets than the aver-
age college student.
"I spent twice as much money
on Friday night than I usually do
any other Friday night," said Chad
Bernstein, a UF senior. "Most college
kids follow the bar specials each
night but there are none on game
The Swamp Restaurant offered
a limited menu Saturday, which
consisted of popular items that were
faster to prepare, such as burgers and
salads. The food prices remained the
same, and the limited menu appears
only on home game days.
On Friday, Gator City began
charging entry fees at 7 p.m. two
hours earlier than normal Friday
nights. It also suspended its usual
Natural Light special, $2 pitchers,
and increased the price to $7 per
A couple of doors down the street,
Balls began charging a $5 entry fee
as well as increasing its drink prices.
Balls usually only charges entry fees
during "all you can drink" time slots,
and patrons otherwise can come and
go without paying cover charges.
Balls typically charges $2 for a
double-well drink on Friday nights.
Last Friday, the drink was $4, and on
Saturday the price jumped to $7.
"I was shocked to see the bouncer
at Balls collecting money at- the
door," said Kevin Kenefick, a UF
junior. "It turned a lot of my friends
"The prices didn't turn kids
away because it's game day,
but they do tend to drink less
than a Wednesday night."
Gator City bartender
Some local bartenders did not
think the prices hurt turnout.
"The prices didn't turn kids away
because it's game day, but they do
tend to drink less than a Wednesday
night," said Charles Mann, a bar-
tender at Gator City.
The end result was bars packed
with groups of alumni reliving the
days when they attended UF.
"Most students don't want to pay
extra to hang out with people their
parents' age," Bernstein said.
Despite the high prices, lines re-
mained long at most bars along West
University Avenue on Friday night.
"I can't afford to go out [to the
bars] every game day, not at those
prices," Kenefick said. "I don't mind
drinking at home with my friends
after the game.
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People crowded around tables to place
bets and try their luck Friday night for
AOI Media hosted its first Stompin' for
a Cause fundraiser. AOI Media also puts
on Gator Stompin', a celebration that tra-
ditionally involves people visiting several
bars and restaurants at the end of spring
and fall semesters.
Jason Bowman, owner of AOI Media,
said the proceeds from the fundraiser,
which included casino games and a silent
auction, went to the Gestalt Center of
Gainesville Inc., a nonprofit organization
that offers communication seminars.
In addition, the center was presented
with a $1,000 check at the event.
Bowman said he hopes to make Gator
Stompin' into an event that helps the com-
He said he picked the
Around Gestalt Center as the first
Gainesville recipient of the Stompin'
for a Cause fundraiser be-
cause of the services it has provided for the
He also announced at the event that
money from the upcoming Gator Stompin'
events would go to the local mentoring
organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of
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10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
Prof. may help boost caviar
By JENNIFER BINGAMAN
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams
may be easier to attain than ever before.
The pricey delicacy caviar has become a
reality for farmers across Florida.
Caviar could become one of the state's
most profitable exports because of Frank
Chapman, an associate professor of fisher-
ies and aquatic sciences at UF's Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences.
In the last 20 years, overfishing of stur-
geon in the wild has caused the availability
of caviar to dwindle.
"We have found a way to finish the
cycle," Chapman said.
His research began in 1979, when he
was one of four graduate students at the
University of California, Davis, who pio-
neered research to farm-raise sturgeon.
He brought his knowledge to UF, giving
ossetra, beluga and sevruga sturgeon to
aquafarms across Florida.
He did this in hopes of spawning a suc-
cessful domestic caviar industry.
Gene Evans, 68, was one of the people
who cashed in on Chapman's knowledge.
He houses his sturgeon in 90,000-gallon
tanks on his farm in Pierson, Fla.
"Hopefully, we'll have some this year
if I live long enough," he said of caviar
Eventually, he anticipates up to 10 tons
Sturgeons have been known to grow
to lengths of 8 feet and can weigh 2,000
The fish have become well-known for
a tendency to leap out of the water and
Evans said the only injuries he's re-
ceived from his fish leaping out of their
tanks is the back pain he feels when he
heaves the sturgeon back into the water.
Prices vary for the fish eggs, known as
"I'm not going for glitter. I like nuts
UF associate professor
The average price for 50 grams of osse-
tra caviar is $350.
With roughly 9 million grams in one
ton, Evan's caviar harvest could sell for
about $60 million.
Evan, however, is more invested in the
meat his sturgeon will provide.
He eats it and gives the steaks out at
weddings. He expects his fish filets to re-
place the demand for swordfish, which has
declined in population in recent years.
"I'm not going for glitter," he said. "I
like nuts and bolts."
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UF's sturgeon farm.
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Frank Chapman, an assistant professor at UF, shows off a sturgeon at the UF/IFAS
off-campus lab in Gainesville on Friday afternoon.
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Business, engineering programs crack Top 10 despite overall slip
RANKINGS, from Page 1
UF's dwindling budget.
Ten years ago, the school had
25 faculty members. Now there
are only 15.
"That could potentially jeopar-
dize the success of this program,"
The College of Engineering's
programs have also fared well
over the years.
In 2006, the materials engi-
neering program ranked fifth in
the nation and civil engineering
Megan Gales, interim corn-'
munications director with the
College of Engineering, said
there are many reasons why engi-
neering programs are considered
elite, such as research.
Gales said other factors go into
the school's continued excellence,
including the quality of students
and faculty, the talent and the test
Because the college is known
for its difficult classes, faculty
members have recently devel-
oped mentoring programs for
students who: feel stranded in
subjects like fluid mechanics or
"We want to see the students
do well," Gales said. "We want to
The school has a special pro-
gram for incoming freshmen in
the summer. Students complete
about 16 to 18 hours of course
work and receive four credit
"It's insane. They wake up at
the crack of dawn," Gales said.
"But it helps them learn the hab-
its they need to succeed."
Crist's visit focused on ethanol development, sustainability efforts at UF
CRIST, from Page 1
"He's a pioneer," Crist,said, turning to
Ingram. "On behalf of the 18 million people
who live in tHe state 6f Florida, thank you."
.. .. ,
Ingram recently received a $20 million
grant from the Florida Legislature to continue
his research. The money will allow him to
speed up the creation of the fuel, which he
said could someday replace half the automo-
tive fuel in the country.
Ingram said he began his research after an
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Gov. Charlie Crist waves as he gets into his car to leave Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on
Friday afternoon. He also visited the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
oil crisis during the 1970s. His ethanol devel-
opment was patented in 1991 and was sold
to Verenium, a company that commercializes
In January, Verenium opened a develop-
ment plant in Osaka, Japan, that uses wood
from demolished homes to make about a mil-
lion liters of ethanol a year.
The company presented UF with a $66,000
royalty check for the plant in Japan a few
weeks ago, Ingram said.
"The technology began here," he said. "We
need to bring it back"
Ingram said Florida wouldn't be efficient in
growing corn, the substance commonly used
to make ethanol. Still, the state has plenty of
other plant materials.
"There's mountains of that stuff," Crist
said, as Ingram showed him twigs and leaves
that would be fermented into ethanol in his
Ingram said all cars can utilize a 10 percent
ethanol-blended fuel, but the United States
doesn't produce enough ethanol for every car
to use that small of an amount.
Flexible-fuel cars use up to 85 percent etha-
nol, and there are already many consumers
driving them, including Crist.
"I want to do everything I can," Crist said.
Crist said he was impressed by all of UF's
In 2005, UF opened an Office of
Sustainability that encourages recycling,
designing sustainable buildings, conserving
energy, planting gardens and preventing wa-
"I know the colors are orange and blue, but
there's some green in there, too," Crist said
Crist, a Republican, recently joined
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger,
another Republican, in a crusade to reduce
At a summit meeting in July, Crist an-
nounced Florida would pursue new energy
sources, such as solar and wind sources.
Schwarzenegger was a keynote speaker,
and Ingram participated in a panel on reduc-
ing greenhouse gasses, according to the UF
At the summit, Crist said Florida would
work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40
percent by 2025 and motor-vehicle emissions
30 percent by 2016.
He said state vehicles should
On be fuel-efficient and use biodie-
Cam fpuS sel fuels when available.
After Crist visited Ingram's
laboratory, he stopped by the
offices of UF's champion coaches.
He went to UF basketball coach Billy
Donovan's office first to wish him luck for this
"It's a great time to be a Gator," Crist said.
Next, he went to coach Urban Meyer's
Meyer gave the governor two baseball caps
before he left, but Crist wanted more.
He hopped out of his dark blue Impala
to grab a Gator poster from the ticket office
at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. His barber in St.
Petersburg would love it, he said.
"Good luck, although I don't think you'll
need it," Crist said, getting into his car to leave.
"The Gator Nation's on fire."
Alligator writer Devin Culclasure contrib-
uted to this report.
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WKU quarterback leaves with concussion after opening possession
FOOTBALL, from page 1
and the Gators tallied touchdowns on their
first four possessions to take a 28-0 lead in the
The first team stayed in through the third
quarter, until the score reached 42-3. Freshman
quarterback Cameron Newton added a 4-yard
touchdown run just before the rain came.
Forty-nine points in 51 minutes? Not bad.
So who cares if it was against a directional
"They call the plays, we make the plays,"
Caldwell said. "It doesn't matter if we have
Tennessee, Georgia, anybody. They call the
plays, and we make them."
The defense looked equally strong after
some first-drive jitters.
Western Kentucky, whose offense resem-
bled a JV-version of UF's spread attack, gained
62 yards on its first series before turning the
ball over on downs.
The Gators knocked quarterback -David
Wolke out of the game with a concussion and
continued to jar his replacements the rest of
Only rain could make
the Gators go away.
"We kept getting light-
ning strike after lightning
strike delaying, delay-
ing, delaying," said Chip
Howard, UF's associate
athletics director of opera-
tions and facilities. "Then
we were talking to the
"We started talking about what's realistic.
We can't stay here forever. There were injury
The game was halted at 3:25 p.m. when
lightning struck within six miles of the field,
prompting an SEC rule to take effect.
The rule states that the game cannot re-
sume until 30 minutes after the last lightning
strike within six miles.
Meyer wanted to get his young players
more time, but he, like many Gators fans, felt
ready to go home.
"If we had to go play again, (associate
head coach Doc Holliday) was going to go try
to motivate that team to go back out there,"
Meyer joked. "I was going to stand aside and
have a Coca-Cola."
Non-conference win key for future
VOLLEYBALL, from page 24
Hampton said. "That made it so much
easier for me to get kills."
Game two was much of the same
for the Gators as they again opened an
early 5-2 lead.
Santa Clara responded and pulled
ahead at 8-7 for their first lead of the
Then it was UF's turn to come back,
making a 21-6 run, helped by four ser-
The Gators finished with nine aces
in the match compared to four for the
"The fact that we were able to serve
well enough to not only have more aces
than Santa Clara, but twice as many
- I wouldn't have guessed that," Wise
Santa Clara stepped up their play
to keep it dose, but the Gators had too
The Broncos held Hampton to only
two kills in game three, but outside hit-
ter Janine Williams and middle blocker
Kelsey Bowers stepped up with four
With each Santa Clara run, the Gators
would damp down their defense.
UF had their best blocking showing
of the season, with 10 total team blocks
compared to just two
for the Broncos.
The Gators held
Santa Clara to a .072
Volleyball The Broncos' lead-
ing hitter.coming into
the match, Lindsy Evans, was held to
only seven kills with a -.083 hitting ef-
Wise understands that each non-
conference victory is key when it comes
time for NCAA Tournament seeding.
"It's an important win because... we
only have a few number of opportuni-
ties to play teams outside (our) confer-
ence that are going to be competing for
their conference championships," Wise
said. "The way we played today, we
could've beaten a number of teams in
Meyer impressed with defensive ends
DEFENSE, from page 24
Besides the run defense, the play of the
Gators' defensive ends was a positive.
Derrick Harvey tallied two sacks, while fel-
low starter Jermaine Cunningham and fresh-
man Justin Trattou added one each.
"I see the same things that I saw all of two-
a-day's," UF coach Urban Meyer said.
"I thought we had a great push off the edge.
Derrick Harvey and Jermaine (Cunningham)
looked very fast off the edge."
WKU starting quarterback David Wolke
completed three-of-four passes for 43 yards
on the first series, but a concussion forced him
out of the game.
After' Wolke's exit, there was vis-
ible improvement in UF's defense, but the
Hilltoppers' backups still had success against
the Gators' secondary.
Quarterbacks K.J. Black and Brandon
Smith threw for a combined 113 yards, com-
pleting 12-of-17 tosses with an average of 9.4
yards per pass.
WKU's steady stream of completions led
to a few lengthy drives but small results on
the scoreboard as they punted eight times and
came away with just one field goal.
"We got off to a rough start," UF safety
Tony Joiner said. "We basically just skid that
we had to start getting off the field on third
downs. I was just telling them that we need
to get the ball back to the offense because
we can't be out there long drives the whole
The Gators did not force any turnovers in
the game, and a few missed tackles allowed
the Hilltoppers extra yardage and a few first
"There were a lot of missed tackles," Joiner
said.. "You're never happy when you have
missed tackles, so that's something we're go-
ing to work on when we get back to practice
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Research combines classics, computer engineering
By LIA GANOSELLIS
For a UF professor and two
graduate students, the writing
was on the wall they just had
to prove it.
Professor Robert Wagman and
graduate students Eleni Bozia
and Angelos Barmpoutis will
represent UF as they present a 3-
D reconstruction of ancient Greek
inscriptions at the University of
Oxford from Sept. 2 to Sept. 7.
The project proves that five
separate inscriptions found at the
ancient Greek site of Epidauros
were inscribed by one person
and were from the same monu-
ment, though they were found at
The three have been working
on the project since spring 2007,
although Wagman, a professor in
the classics department, has been
translating and statistically ana-
lyzing ancient Greek inscriptions
for about eight years.
Bozia, a graduate student and
instructor in the classics depart-
ment, first became acquainted
with Wagman as a student in a
few of his classes. Wagman in-
vited Bozia to assist him in his
studies on ancient inscriptions,
and the rest is history.
"With 3-D reconstruction, a
lot of details that are hard
to catch are enhanced."
The task was difficult because
thousands of years of weather-
ing can make inscriptions nearly
impossible to translate, much less
analyze, Wagman said.
That's where Bozia's husband,
Angelos Barmpoutis, came to the
rescue. Barmpoutis, a graduate
student and instructor in the de-
partment of computer ahd infor-
mation science and engineering,
was able to create a computer
program touching up the letters
of each inscription using 3-D
"With 3-D reconstruction, a lot
of details that are hard to catch
are enhanced," Wagman said.
S-The program completed in a
matter of seconds what he had
spent years working on, he said.
Since actual inscriptions can-
not be taken from their sites in
Greece, impressions of the in-
scriptions are made, usually on
These impressions, called
squeezes, are what archaeologists
SFCC students, staff help out at annual Day
E THE EVENT WAS FUNDED
BY UNITED WAY.
By ERIN GREEN
Alligator Contributing Writer
About 25 people managed to
haul two truckloads of debris
from Gainesville's Big Brothers
Big Sisters facility Friday during
the fourth annual Day of Caring.
The event, funded by United
Way of North Central Florida,
included 50 volunteer projects
around the city taken on by dif-
The team at Big Brothers Big
Sisters, comprised of students
and staff members from SFCC,
cleaned debris, trimmed trees,
painted, planted flowers and did
roof-work all in under five
The yearly event is designed
to kick off United Way's fundrais-
ing campaign, as well as to get
the word out about what the or-
Around and get people
-' involved in the
This year, the project boast-
el 663 volunteers, said Julie
Dayvault, community investment
coordinator for United Way.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters is a
program that allows adults to
mentor local children.
Julie Garrett, a communica-
tions specialist at SFCC, orga-
nized the team that volunteered
at Big Brothers Big Sisters.
She gathered a group of 21
people from SFCC.
"It's an ethic at the college to
help the community make a dif-
ference in the lives of not only the
and others normally use to study
With Barmpoutis' program,
the squeezes are scanned from
two different directions. Once
scanned, a 3-D model of the
inscription is reconstructed and
transformed into a height map
that allows for the statistical
analysis of single letters, accord-
ing to Bozia's Web site. -
The 3-D reconstruction -of the
inscriptions, allowed Wagman,
Bozia and Barmpoutis to prove
their hypothesis: The inscriptions
were all from the same monu-
ment and probably carved by the
people of the community, but the
students, too," Garrett said.
Erik Anderson, manager of
technical trades at SFCC, brought
with equipment to help with
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course there is," Anderson said.
"However, there are budget
restrictions. But we absolutel-
accomplished our goal today."
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I For Rent
*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Brf2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
MOVE IN TODAY or FALL
Massive-Luxury 2&3 Beds
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
LUXURY COLLEGE CRIBSI
Furnished luxury private BR & BA. New 24
Hr Gym, Largest kitchens & Club House!
Mile trail & 3 bus stops in complex! New
Tan beds! From $499 352-271-3131
Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
All Inclusive Resort Living
373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it. 12-5-71-1
Luxury 212 & 3/3 TH
NO M/l FEES
FREE Cable w/HBO & Show & Utility Pkgs _
MOVE IN TODAY! 335-4455
Experience the luxury @ Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single and
double suites starting @ $450 mo.
Includes everything. Gym, Pool, DSL, Elec.
Call 352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
Walk to campus. 4BR/1.5BA $399/mo utils
incl. Furn optional. Great guaranteed parking.
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
1/1 IN NICE 2/2.5 CONDO CLOSE TO UF.
New apple, W/D, cable, internet, porch, pool,
w/s included, downstairs furn, male pref,
ns, no pets, $520/mo Chris 561-445-9034
IMMACULATE EFFICIENCY CONDO
renovated. A/C, facing wooded area, W/D on
premises, water/sewer incl, NS, no pets. 1.5
mi south of UF/Shands. Bus rts. Avail 9/07
lease $465/mo. 561-798-7437 9-7-07-9-1
Furnished Luxury Apartment
2 blocks to UF. Walk to class! Pool,
Gym. $700 Includes Cable, Ethernet,
& Electric. Semester or Year Lease.
11 For Rent
For Rent, 1BR in 2BR townhouse. (Free
Leaf). All amenities. Fully furnished. $400/mo
plus 1/2 utils. Call for more info. 352-284-
1 BR avail in a brand new 3BR/3BA Campus
View Condo. Walking distance to campus on
Archer & 13th. 12 month lease starting in
August. $600/mo + 1/3 utils. Call Rebecca at
386-299-7027 for more info. 9-4-07-5-1
Female roommmates wanted Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless. Screened
porch, non-smoker. $475/mo + utils. Call
4 BLOCKS FROM UF
1BR avail in a 2BR/1BA House. Relaxed
roommate desired. $375/mo 813-777-7903
1/1 Apt available or room in shared 3/3
condo. Wndsor Park, util included, internet,
cable, fitness ctr, pool, sports court, $475.
Call 305-962-4416 or 305-408-4330 or email
2 ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR NS F students
in 4BR/2BA apt. University Commons.
Poolside Archer Rd next to UF. Weight room,
free cable, $379/ea + 1/4 utils. Call 352-871-
8593, 386-462-2793 9-6-07-5-1
Newest/hottest place in Gainesville. Biggest
apt of 2BR. Not used this fall. Info: 941-518-
3710 firstname.lastname@example.org 9-13-
3BR3BA FURNISHED WINDSOR PARK
condo w/resort-like amenities. On bus rte 7
days/wk. Avail 8/14 3705 SW 27th St. Unit
#1117. RENT NEGOTIABLE. 386-597-1167
Im For Rent
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
3/3 HOUSE COMPLETELY REMODELED!
Free UF parking! HUGE fenced yard!
W/D! Perfect for pets! Wood floors
Fireplace! ONLY $415 per person
$199 1st month's rent
I HUGE & AFFORDABLE I
1BR from $629 2 BR from $695
Gfeat Rates! Water/Sewer inci
Pets Ok! Pools! Bike to UF!
24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
Open Wkends 335-7275
BE THE FIRST-IN THE LAST!
BRAND NEW IN 2007 3/3TH
Unparalleded Luxury in Downtown
From only $1659 with cable & internet
Huge bedrooms w/walk-in closets!
Only 1 mile to UF*Steps to nightlife
ONLY 1 LEFTIII 338-0002
Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-5-71-2
U For Rent
1BR from $540 Studio (all util incl) $540
Walk/Bike to UF Pets Welcome!
Great Pools Quiet Live Stress Free!
24 Hour Emergency Maintenance .
Open wkends 372-7555 12-5-71-2
Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 12-5-71-2
Don't Sacrifice Quality or Space!
Live large in our huge 3BR's
Pool Free UF Parking, Alarm
Running Specials for Fall!
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second
walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included,
fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lvmsg 12-5-71-2
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
2 bedroom Town house! WALK TO UF!!!
W/D, Wood floors, Pets ok, alarm
Open late and weekends!
*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 2/2 & 313 TH
1 Month Free Rent
Free cable w/HBO & Show & Tanning
Gated*Game Rm*Pet Friendly
Move in today! 367-9910
HUGE 1BR'S from $639
Located in Butler Plaza.
.Park @ UF, Pool, Gym.
Laundry, Pets ok.
Call Now 373-1111
**3BRS & Roommate Match**
1.9 mi to UF~W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Talining-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome-Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
FREE RENT-MOVE NOW
Giant -Luxury 2&3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning W/D
We love pets! A treat to live in!
Call for Specials: 372-8100
Gator Football is Back!
Want to be CLOSE to the action?
2 & 3 bedrpp,s. FREE Tammomg
Pool w/BBQ, Awesome Bus Route
Just 1.3 mi from UF 377-7401
I For Rent
Be the BIGGEST on the block!
2Bdrs for FALL $839. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
GREAT Specials! 352-332-7401
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
NEED MORE SPACE?
HUGE 1 bed w/screened patio
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning
Gated Entry*24hr Gym
Only 1.5mi to UF! 372-0400 12-5-71-2
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 12-
MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome! '
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $6491
Call now! 352-376-1248
MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
414's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
FREE! FREE! FREE!
FREE Oct rent, NO Move-in Fees
FREE tanning, Aerobic Center
BBQ grills, We LOVE Pets
Just 1.3 mi to UF 377-7401
LIVE THE LIFE[
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
MOVE IN TODAY!-
1/1 & 3/2 starts @ $739
FREE RENT & NO M/I FEES
BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
Rooms and studios
ACROSS FROM UF!
Starting at ONLY $465
Open late and weekends
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It is never too early to sign! 338-0002
* For Rent
2br, 3br or 4br Move-in Aug
and pay no rent in Sept! Close to UF,
pets adored, tennis, bball, 2 pools
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
Free Rent Promo for Freshmen!
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
*NO MOVE IN COSTS*
Starting at $499bdr
2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Walk to UF/Pet friendly
Museum Walk *379-WALK
^ckson 5 a
Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks
from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious
and beautiful condos. $1600 per month. Call
AVOID THE TRAFFIC &
WALK TO CLASS
2 Bedrooms from $729/mo
1/1 w/den from $669/mo.
HUGE 2 and 3BR's from $739!
Pool, gym, clubhouse.
Park Free @ UF. Pets ok.
Located in Butler Plaza
Call Now 373-1111
Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs
OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think
BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings
(until April 30th, 2007). 5 minutes from UF
and Shands.Open Weekends
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret!
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
LIMITED TIME ONLY SPECIAL!
2/11's for only $749/monthl
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Call today! 352-376-1248
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U For Rent
1, 2, & 3BRs starting @ $495, $595, & $795.
Spacious, separate dining rom, patios, Ig
laundry rms, cent H/AC. Italian file, verticles,
DW, W/D hk-up. Must see. Call 332-7700
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
Ist-last-security. 378-3704 9-28-07-38-2
Luxury townhome 1.5 yrs old. 3BR/2.5BA.
Great loc, min to 175, 20 min to UF. Pets
ok. $1300/mo. Cable & internet-ready. $80
util allow. W/D, CH/AC, equipped kitchen.
Owner/mgr. 352-472-9778 or 305-299-3485
1 BR Loft Style
Starting at $650 mo
M-F 11-6 Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St 377-5221
HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
W/D hookups. Pets OK
Walk to Vet School
$700 mo. Move in today!
377-5221 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
MILL RUN CONDO
Nice place close to campus 2 BR/1.5 BA ap-
prox 1,000 sq ft. W/D hookups. Below market
rent $675/mo Call 352-379-0619 Leave msg.
Haile condo. 2BR/2.5BA. Walk to Haile
Village area, jogging path. Back deck &
enclosed porch. Quiet area. Magnolia Walk.
Mature only. $1000/mo 727-776-7653 for
ROCKY POINT MOVE RIGHT IN!
140 Luxury 1,2 & 3BR Apts. Clubhouse, pool
& private fenced yards, Pets.OK. 3100 SW
35th PI (1 blk behind Kangaroo Stn) $679mo
& up. 376-1619 12-5-71-2
SOUTHWEST VILLAS MOVE RIGHT IN!
100 1, 2, & 3BR Apts. Private Fence
Yards! Pets OK 3643 SW 20th Avenue (
block behind Kash n Karry) $599/mo & u
U For Rent
REGENCY OAKS MOVE RIGHT INI
148 Luxury 1, 2 & 3BR Apts. Feature pool,
clubhouse gym, media center & much more!
Located at the corner of SW 34th St &Archer
Rd. $605/mo & up 378-5766 12-5-71-2
ARCHER WOODS MOVE RIGHT IN!
74 1 & 2BR Apts.Exc. Location! Newly reno-
vated & pool. 3020 SWArcher Rd $599/mo &
up. 373-8727 12-5-71-2
OAK GLADE MOVE RIGHT IN!
150 1 & 2BR Apts. County living in the city
Private, gated courtyards. Pets OK 3427 SW
30th Terr. $525/mo & up. 372-6422 12-5-
1BR/1BA overlooking creek, fireplace,
washer/dryer, new stainless appliances.
Quiet, 3 miles to Shands on bus route. $650
1st/last and sec dep. 352-505-4086. 9-14-
WALK TO SHANDS/VA 2 MIN
2BR/1BA upscale remodel, Summit
House, overlooking pool, by laundromat.
All new fridge/auto icemaker, gas range,
DW, disposal, micro., lazy Susan, remote
cont ceiling fans, wd cabinets, wd/tile firs,
track lighting. Water, sewer, garbage, pest.
$950 Dep + 1st mo rent. Aug. 359-6785,
SWEET NEAR NATURE 5 MI TO UF
Large 3BR/2BA home. Wood floors, fire-
place, hottub, pool table. $1350/mo, 106 SE
71st Terr. Call 352-316-1637 9-7-14-2
3BR/2BA House near UF. Beautiful hwd firs.
Lg LR, DR, and Family Room. Dishwasher,
C AC/H. Free laundry facilities. Fenced, land-
scaped yd. Monthly prepayment disc. 1019
NW 36th Dr. $1395 + utils. 773-206-1774
HOUSE FOR RENT ACROSS ST FROM
UF LAW SCHOOL. 5BR/3BA w/appliances.
Single family or2 grad studentsonly. Contact
email@example.com or Henry at
352-622-7000 or 352-216-8806 9-4-10-2
3BR house. New A/C, new carpet &
wood flooring. On bus line 5 miles to UF.
Fenced yard. Ready to move into. Clean.
$875. Andree Realty 352-375-2900.
wwwAndreeRealty.com for pics. 9-4-10-2
d 74- 1 & 2 BR Apts
1 Exc. Location! Newly renovated& pool.
p 3020 SWArcher Rd
$599/mo & up 373-8727 12-5-71-2
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ll ~For Rent
2 BR in Spacious 3BR/3.5BA
House unfurn,All inclusive until, cable/internet,
phone, w/d approx 6 blocks from campus & 1
mi to stadium $725/mo 352-219-5537
Spacious 2000 sq ft home in Blues Creek
3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, fans, yd svc incl, scr
lanai, pool, appis, sec sys, i-net hkup. UF
bus rte, huge MBR $1300 F/L/S 7953 NW
48 Way 954-805-7827 or 561-912-6223.
CRICKET CLUB II
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Conveniently located near
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
M-F 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos.
MODEL NOW OPEN
For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
Available Now walk to UF
1 Br pets allowed $375
1 Br washer/Dryer free
cox cable internet $775
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
1/1 remodeled. Walking distance to mall,
N FL Regional, Starbucks, and Bus Route.
$625. Call 352-745-0463 9-6-10-2
1920's Bungelow NE fOth St. W/D hk-ups.
Hardwood, fans, large backyard, excellent
condition, $900/mo No Dogs 373-3736 9-
APT IN HISTORIC DUCKPOND
Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown,
amazing location, W/D, quiet. Available
September. 508 NE 4th Ave $695 per mo
House for rent 3BR/2BA, $1385/mo.
5620 NW22nd Place, convenient to UF.
Daytime Phone 352-317-0768
Evenings 386-496-2889 9-6-10-2
2 2/BR/1BA apts for rent. Duck Pond Area.
Corner of University and NE 9th Ave. Inside
renovated. Outside to be painted. First, Last
Security. No pets. $650/mo + util. 359-3950
for appointment. 9-7-10-2
NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA gated, patio, trees.
Garbage & part utils paid, convenient, good
neighborhood. $615-630. 373-8310 219-
4BR/2BA spacious and beautiful brand new
homes for rent, $975/mo and $1025/sec dep,
close to Waldo Rd' near the Walmart being
built. We have other rentals as well in the
SE and NE areas. Call Susan at 264-1399
Nice 2BR with BONUS room!
ONLY $529 first 6 months!
Great location on SW 34th St.
Special ends soon! 376-0828.
** INCREDIBLE **
2BR private Villa
ONLY $549 first 6 months!
Central AC and FREE water!
1BR Villa Only $529
Plus September FREE!!
4117 SW 20th Ave
** LIVE ALONE **
1BR VILLA ONLY $539, Sept FREE!
1/2 mlle to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-In closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open Sat.
1l For Rent
Nice 3BR/2BA house, just past 1-75, large
yard, pets ok, $775/mo. Also old 2BR/2BA
house near corner Archer and 34th St,
country in city $500/mo. Call Greg 214-3291
1 BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to ShandsNA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR/1BA,
fireplace, privacy fence, modern appliances,
C/AC. 1000 SW 59th Terr. Other units avail-
able. $575/mo. Leave detailed msg 331-2099
Luxury townhouses at Greens 2/2.5 spacious
unit in gated community. Golf & country club,
W/D, alarm, garage. Pet friendly. Rent Starts
@ $995/mo. Call 352-359-4438 9-7-10-2
CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
ONLY 1 MILE to UF!
Across from NEW Starbucks!
2br $699 $869
HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
1/1 available in 3/3 on Tower
Rd. All inclusive $475.
CUTE & CLEAN!
One BR vintage apt in quiet NW area near
Wards Market. Wood floors, large porch, yard
space. $595/mo. Visit www.cozygator.com or
CUTE & CLEAN
Studio apt in NW. Walk to Wards, Publix, &
busline. Short term lease possible. Available
Now! $395/mo www.cozygator.cor or 338-
Female roommates wanted. Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless, screened
porch, non-smoker. $475/mo + utils. Call
( ,- ,
5BR/2BA Near UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo
.30 + Properties Available!
5BR/3BA MOBILE HOME
Avail Sept 1st on 5 fenced acres. SR 121.
10 min to Gainesville. $1100. 352-213-3943
Full-sized kitchen*ONLY $489
Great location by Butler Plaza!
GREAT SPECIALS 377-2596 9-26-20-2
NO ROOMMATE HASSLES!
1BR private villas, @ $529
Lease TODAY*September FREE
1/2 mile to UF*375-3077 9-26-20-2
ONE MONTH FREE
HUGE 2BR & 3BR Villas!
Pets ok'333-1120 9-26-20-2
l For Rent
2/2 IN 4/4. UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST.
$425/mo + 1/4 utils. Pool, W/D, wireless inter-
net. Call 352-262-1802 9-4-07-5-2
1 BEDROOM IN-LAWAPT
AC/Microwave, W/D, Quiet area. Bike or bus
to UF. All utilities incl. $375/mo + deposit.
2/1 house 2506 NE 70 St $550
2/1 lakeview Hawthorne $720'
3/1 house 507 NE 18 St $775
5/1 house 2414 E UnivAve $950
Call, Maria, 378-1387, 682-1329 9-14-07-
CASABLANCA WEST! 3BR 2.5BA TH,
Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
HALE PLANTATION VILLAS! 2/2.5 TH,
Wood laminate, w/d, vaulted ceilings,
$950/rent, 9754 SW 52nd Road
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
SPACIOUS DOWNTOWN HOUSE
4BR 2BA W/ 2 kitchens, parquet floors,
fireplace & more,
$1095/rent, 1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2BR duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, $625/rent
3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
URBAN CRACKER LOFT HOUSE.
1 BR/1 BA, laundry incl. Dogs okay. Open floor
plan. For one person or couple. $670/mo.
3, 3-room, suites in big 3200 sq ft house in
Melrose, FL 20 min east of GVL. Pvt bath
in each + share large common area inside,
ample pkg on 1.3 acres; in historic area near
boat ramp, lake. Email: Room@Cox.net 9-
ONLY $300.00 month!
Sub-lease Roommate wanted to fill
3rd bedroom. Sec & 1st mo rent paid.
Casablanca West Apts. Close to UF/3 bus
lines. Call Lucy @(813) 949-2440
The Laurels Avail now! 1st mo's rent free!
2BR/2BA. Great location right off campus.
Gated. Pets ok. W/D, Free cable TV. 42/7
fitness Ctr. .Pool. Tennis, Vball, Bball, Free
Tan 813-363-5122 firstname.lastname@example.org
2BR/2BA @ The POLO'S. Spacious apt,
very clean, W/VAULTED Ceilings, W/D &
new screened in Patio! None left at the Polo's
like this one! CHEAPER than specials that is
now offered by the association. Will not last,
call immediately, rdy. for immediate move-in.
Minutes from UF/Shands, lots of amenities!
Monthly $933.00 Call Chris @ 352-258-
Sublease a Room with Private Bath in the
"Estates" Apartments. One Years Lease
- Women Only Must be Approved by the
Estates. Rent Normally $560 per month. We
will Pay approved leasee $500 cash sign-
ing bonus after signing. We have'paid first
Months rent and will pay all subleased fees.
Call Beth at 1-754-422-7190 or Pat at 954-
696-5989 9-4-07-5-3 -
SUBLEASE ASAP UNTIL AUG 2008
$474/mo Great incentives. Melrose Student
Suites. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. One bus
route to UF. Prefer female. 3 great reoom-
mates. Call 786-973-6079 or email@example.com
1BR/1BA take lease until 8/2008 2 pools, 24/
7 gym, spa, free tanning. Dogs & cats ok. Aug
& Sept FREE. Free cable. Oxford Manor. Call
239-682-2212, 239-248-8611 9-6-5-3
16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,2007
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Cake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-5-71-4
For 2B/2BA apt at Looking Glass Apts. Only
steps from Campus, overlooking stadium!
Available in August. $550/mo. For more info,
contact 954-494-9856 9-6-30-4
Male, student, furnished efficiency on side
of private home for one person. Close to UF.
Male grad student preferred. No pets. Clean,
safe, patio, cable, $500/mo, with utilities in-
cluded. 378-2016 9-7-25-4
Female needed in a 1BR/1BA in a 3/2 town-
house. Only $480 a month. Includes all utils,
internet, W/D, dishwasher, all amenities incl.
10 min from campus. Please call Kelli @ 386-
965-5752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LARGE ROOM IN NW HOME
Great neighborhood. $450/mo includes utils,
DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer mature, respon-
sible, non-smoker, prof/grad student. Call
Scott 335-8209 9-7-07-18-4
Female student needed to share a beautiful
3BR/2BA house. NW neighborhood. fenced
in backyard. W/D close to bus stop. 6 miles
from Santa Fe. $350/mo 1st/Last & deposit,
year lease. 772-341-1998 9-6-13-4
WANTED: Clean female to share fully furn.
really nice 2BR/2BA 14x70 mobile home with
male on Archer Rd. 4 mi from UF. Pool, cent
H/AC, W/D, & phone.. No pets, rent $300 +
1/2 utils. 352-281-1415. 9-4-11-4
ROOMMATE WANTED TO SHARE 3BR/
2BA home with single female in quiet neigh-
borhood. Long or short term. $550 + utilities.
Includes W/D. 352-284-7655 9-13-15-4
FURNISHED ROOM READY FOR YOU!
1 BR for lease in 4BR/4BA Deluxe apt in the
Estates! Gorgeous & Clean Complex, On
Bus route, Only 3 mins to UF! 3 great female
roommmates Move-in Today! Call 407-620-
2445 Malloryg5@yahoo.com 9-6-10-4
ROOM FOR RENT $450/mo near SFCC,
Oaks Mall, & 175. All utilities included. 786-
325-7941 or 258-0277 9-7-07-10-4
CAMPUS EDGE 2BR/2BA, adjacent to
Campus, walk to Shands and Vet school,
$525, top story, vaulted ceilings, pool, wash-
er & dryer. Call 352-262-2871 9-7-07-10-4
$430/mo UTILS INCL. Roommate (M/F)
wanted to share 2BR/2BA condo in NW
G'ville. with 23yr male. Includes large bed-
room w/pvt bath W/D, Cable, Internet, near
bus route. Call: 352-284-6215 9-7-07-10-4
Room for rent in beautiful large home close
to school & shopping. Util included. Preferred
grad student. $400/mo. 352-495-5920 9-7-
NEW HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Hottub, 1 mi to UF. $425/mo. No pets. Call for
details. 954-650-0237 9-18-07-15-4
AVAILABLE 10/1/07 Quiet Student or
Professional wanted to share condo. Own
BR w/pvt BA near UF on bus rt. $300 dep.
$450/mo + 1/3 utils. Short lease avail if
neededQell 352-284-3961 or 352-870-4439
1 ROOMMATE NEEDED. 4BR/2BA HOUSE.
10 min walk to UF campus. Lease available
for fall or spring. Call 407-234-2453 or email
Female roommmates wanted Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless. Screened
porch, tqn-smoker. $475/mo + utils. Call
Responsible roommates needed for 4BR
house. Pool, pool table, digital cable TV,
wireless internet, W/D. $500/mo. Located in
Forest Ridge 1 mi from campus. Contact Cole
LARGE ROOM, PRIVATE BATH
NW G'ville house. Includes all utils & hi
spd. $475/mo. Call Mike 352-372-7387 9-
Roommate for spacious 2BR/2BA furnished
Arlington Square apt, bike to campus walk to
clubs, coffee houses, restaurants bus stop 1
block $475 + util 904-707-8000 9-6-5-4
Clean roommate wanted in 5BR/3BA home
between SFCC & UF. DW, W/D, Cox cable &
hi-spd internet. No pets, non-smoker, 20 or
older. $380/mo all utils incl. Call 352-328-
Avail today! 1/1 in a 2/2; large balcony and
kitchen, clean, quiet, roomy, with 5 bus
routes $420/mo. practically on campus.
Prefer responsible, female non-smoker. Call
954-547-8658 or email email@example.com
Phamacy student seeks student for 3/2.5
clean home on 1 acre, SW area 10 min to
UF, fireplace large porch and study. Common
areas furnished, garage and W/D $450 + util.
Phil 321-213-1421 9-7-5-4
M/F to share 4BR/3BA house close to UF.
Clean, modem, recently remodeled, fully fur-
nished, nice neighborhood, yard, porch, W/D.
No smoking/pets. $370/mo + 1/4 utils. Incl
cable/internet. 386-212-1578 9-4-07-4-4
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Action Real Estate Call Eric at 352-219-
2879 or 352-331-1133 9-28-51-5
Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $126,900! Fully furnished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 9-28-51-5
Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the buslinel Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
1 l Real Estate 91 Real Estate
L I -: T L 0 ,I C I L i-' i' 1 C,' I I I 1 M.
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
Vision South Condo's
1016 SW 8th Ave.
IBR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses
Walk to UF
New, ready by.September!
Price $174,000 & $287,000
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
M. M. PARRISH
Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
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on our many condominium communities.
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Campus Realty 336-3900 9-4-20-5
3BR/2.5BA townhome, 2436 NW 47th Lane,
close to shopping, bus, UF. New appli-
ances, AC/heat. Tile floor, patio, Lake view.
Pool/tennis. 1600 sq ft. Low Price $155,000.
Negotiable 352-224-5884 or 352-284-4138
KENSINGTON NORTH TOWNHOME FOR
SALE. IMMACULATE CONDITION WITH A
PEACEFUL SETTING, 2 BEDROOMS, 2 1/2
BATHS, 5 MINUTES FROM UF, $151,900
$89,000 Brandywine 2/1 Condo for sale.
Brand new appliances. Screened porch with
outdoor carpet used as a game room. Lease
to buy option. Call Nem at 352-284-5897.
AMAZING STARTER OR STUDENT HOME,
less than 2 mi. to campus! 3/2, huge yard,
big kitchen, hot tub, Pergo floors, on major
bus routes. $199,0001 FSBO 352-281-8774
Gorgeous lakefronttownhome on Lake Santa
Fe (5300 acres) perfect for nature lovers,
boating, fishing, Gator fans'wkend retreat. 20
min to Gville. 2BR/2.5BA jacuzzi tub, screen
porch, deck, private boat dock, ramp & stor-
age avail. $269K. See ForSaleByOwner.com
listing #2085525 or call Sean 352-494-1732
3/1.5 Condo in Duckpond Area
Convenient to UF, Shands and downtown
areas of Gainesville. Garage, laundry room,
deck, patio. Call Trippe Realty 352-316-3822
NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
I BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
Condos for sale by owner. Minutes from UF.
These condos are close to mall, shopping
centers & multiple bus routes. 2BR/2.5BA
condos with state-of-the-art appliances! Call
954-937-8211 for details! 9-17-10-5
BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-5-71-6
BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic wlwarranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-7490
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-5-71-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. -Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-5-71-6
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170*
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
-BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-5-71-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
OO***QUALITY USED FURNITUREOOO*
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Misc. GREAT PRICES & SELECTION.
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ONice Sofa $75 *Queen size bed $60
ODorm fridge $40 *Dresser w/mirror $60
*Maytag washer $70 ODining room table
w/4 chairs $75 OLawnmower $50. Call 335-
Solid pine, med dk finish, 52"wx25"dx44"h, 9
drawers. Ex condition. $395. Tower Rd. 352-
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Dell dimension 8250,2.4ghz, Amptron 17??
monitor, Dvd+R/RW drive, DVD player, two
storage drives, third drive loose, windows xp,
floppy drive, extra memory sticks, needs for-
matting. Several software included, ati, pin-
nicle, etc. used for pics and videos mostly.
Printer and speakers included. $600.00 less
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424 W UNIVAVE (DOWNTOWN)
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Alloy frame/wheels/components, 21 spd,
Shimano/Sram. Like new. $175/OBO. 904-
40 .. -
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
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more. All individuals interested in bidding go
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General Classrooms Call 352-538-2454 9-
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215 Gallon Oceanic RR tank w/cherry skyline
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included & glass tops. $1500 OBO. Luke
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We have moved to a temp. location as we
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Warranties..We also service ALL brands of
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Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
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'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 12-
Sun City Auto Sales .
2306 NE Waldo Rd. 338-1999
All Vehicles 0 down warranty available
No credit check we finance anyone
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1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
100,000 miles $2500 black color, new tires
(CD & mp3) Call Yongmi 813-787-9486.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org 9-7-10-12 -
GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service
facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters.
Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around.
Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator
Grads so we know how to treat our custom-
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2004 SUZUKI KATANA 600cc
Only 2007 miles. Too many extras to list.
K&N air filter, Two Brothers carbon exhaust
with midpipe. Asking $5999/OBO. Call
(CORRECTED NUMBER) 246-8116 9-6-
ACURA CL 3.0 AUTOMATIC W/BRAND
NEW TIRES AND 19 IN CHROME RIMS
FULLY EQUIPPED. $5000 OR BETTER
OFFER. CONTACT MAIVELYS @ 305-742-
2004 HONDA SHADOW 750
Burgundy, 8500 miles, quick-release wind-
shield, engine guard, footboards, highway
pegs, garaged. "Butt Buffer" gel insert in
seat. Original owner, $4500 352-281-3095
2002 KAWASAKI NINJA 500R
Red/black w/6k miles, well-maintained &
ready to ride. Gets 50 mpg. $2950/OBO. Call
Mike 954-232-3750 for more info. 9-10-5-11
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Running or not. Any bike 1970 to 2007
I will pick up. Call .TODAY 352-441-0442
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*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
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CARS -CARS BuyOSell@Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
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3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
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OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
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For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 9-17-07-71-13
IJ Help Wanted
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
92 DODGE COLT
2 dr, 5 speed manual transmission, 80,000
miles, 4 cyl 1.5L engine. In good condition/
AM/AM + CD player. AC does not work $800
- willing to negotiate. Call 352-328r5005 9-
1999 SILVER MITSUBISHI MIRAGE DE
Excellent condition. 91,000 miles. Must Sell.
$4300 or best offer. email@example.com,
2001 NISSAN ALTIMA SE
Sedan 68k automatic, AC, CD SR silver
with gray cloth, power everything, very
clean, $7500/OBO 352-514-1800 pics at
92 CHEVY S-10 BLAZER
Cold A/C, runs great! A lot of new and rebuilt
parts. Amp & subwoofer included. $3500
OBO. Call 352-871-8560 9-7-7-12
SUBARU XT, '86 TURBO
4WD, 95k miles, new tune up, sunroof, AC,
clean interior and body, runs and drives
great, $990/OBO. 352-871-5775 9-5-07-
***AUTO WHOLESALE TO PUBLIC***
99 TOYOTA CAMRY $6850, 91K MI
96 HONDA ACCORD $4850, 87K MI
01 JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT $7250, 78K
02 MAZDA ES 626 $5850, 84K MI
BUICK PARK AVENUE 1993
Extra clean. Garage kept. One owner. 3800
Engine, V6. Must sell. $2195/OBO. 352-372-
SATURN SL2 1999
AC, PS, PB. Clean, red. $3695/OBO. ,_
engine. 352-219-1298 9-7-07-5-12.
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guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
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Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to
Freddie@gatordominos.com. Learn more at
POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW22 Dr.
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 N/W 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 12-5-71-14
DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 8-25-
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 12-5-
* Get Paid & Have Fun Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ Sales Experience
Required eBay exp. + Resume to
HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
Customer Service Reps Needed
Fora major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 12-5-94-14
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
Attention Smokers! Earn at least $7.00 per
hour. Smokers are needed to participate
in a study on decision making and smok-
ing. If interested, come to Rm 81 in the UF
Psychology Building, call 392-0601 x297,
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for
more information. 9-6-22-14
PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
For blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600 9-
No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
Hear Again CDs & DVDs
818 W University Ave, 32601
Need a reliable person
to care & maintain grounds
at an apartment complex.
$8/per hour PT or FT*DFWP
or apply: 3611 SW 34th Street
Part-time and Full-time professional sales
positions in local management co.
Fax resume, cover letter & avail schedule to
352-376-6269 or email
Perfect PT Job
Telephone Sales Reps Needed. Evening
Hours, No Fridays or Saturdays, Up to
$25/Hr Paid Weekly. Paid Training, No Exp
Necessary. Leave Message 352-377-2573
Wanted full time or part time for busy law
firm. Network exp necessary. Please resume
to PO Box 5667, Gville, FL 32627 9-5-15-
Exp NANNY for busy prof family 2 kids
driving/ It housework/ tutor
must start job by 11:45 am! 25 hrs/wk
$10.50/hr. Noah'sArk Nanny
resume, pic, sched to email@example.com
1 Help Wanted j Help Wanted
NEED CASH $$$?
Then join our growing team! Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic
team members for CASHIER/HOST & PREP
positions, PIT & FIT. Earn great pay while
having fun!!! Apply in person at Dragonfly
Rolls 'n Bowls, 3117 SW 34tb St #1,
University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas).
No calls please.. 9-7-16-14
Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co
High vol, up-scale dining restaurant now
*hiring ambitious, energetic, friendly, and
reliable team members for HOST, BAR, and
KITCHEN (SUSHI, HOTLINE, PREP) posi-
tions, PIT & F/T. Exp pref. Earn great pay
while having fun!!! Apply in person at 201
SW2nd Ave #104, Union St. Station. No calls
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT/FT. Apply
in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
FREE MEALS 12-5-71-14
floor a major telecom company. 9am-4pm.
FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a plus.
Agressive go-getters only. Up to $25/hr,
salary + commission. EEOC 372-2051 12-
Breakthrough leadership development co.
needs assertive interns to help generate leads
in top US cos. www.perthleadership.org/
Japanese Grill & Sushi.
Now hiring servers & line cooks
203 SW 2nd Ave/ 954-732-7704
firstname.lastname@example.org 9-11 -
THE OFFICIAL GATOR SPORTSHOP is
looking for part-time OPS help for sum-
mer and fall. Must be able to work football
gamedays. Hours are flexible but require at
least 4-hour blocks. Duties include customer
service, cashiering, mail orders and working
events. Applications can be picked up in the
Sportshop located in the north endzone of
the football stadium 9-7-12-14
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* Immediate openings
* No Experience Necessary
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online or at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 9-14-17-14
Brand new mother run co. looking for
nurturing caregivers with flex scheds for
on-demand child care. Call 331-5233 or
Catering. FT & PT Servers & Delivery Drivers.
Morning, lunch and evening shifts. Energetic
fun job with lots of variety and flexible sched-
ules. Apply at Celebrations Catering, 904 N.
Main St next to U-Haul. 9-6-10-14
Tutors needed 1-on-1 tutoring at risk elem
school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk $9.50/
hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed work study req.
for emp. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; email@example.com
i Help Wanted I M l Help Wanted
$10/Hr Display Builder
Apply in person, 8-5, M-F
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL 9-20-20-14
IN FOOD RESEARCH LABORATORY.
Chemistry experience preferred. Any instru-
mentation experience helpful. Please email
resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org 9-4-10-14
for National Model Search. Before and after
photo 18 years or older. For appointment
352-271-0556. Beauty Studio 4780 NW
39th Ave Ste 5 Business Opportunity Avail.
Make 10,000-15,000 a month
on the internet part-time
Call Jimmie@352-375-7395 9-5-10-14
MOTHER'S HELPER NEEDED
for household chores & child care. $8/hr to
start 10 hrs/wk 379-0619, leave message
for odd jobs & yard work. 10-20 hrs/wk,
flexible work schedule, some experience
required, $10/hr 379-0619, leave message
RIDE FOR FREE BARN HELP EXP
NECESSARY Flexible days & hrs. Cleaning
stalls & feeding, @ hunter jumper/
crosscountry farm. 20 minutes from UF Will
trade for lessons. or boarding: Call 359-4149
PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Have a GPA of at least a 3.7 or higher
and want to earn some extra money?
We might just have the job for you. We
are looking for note takers and office
staff for fall 2007. Contact us: 37-notes,
Phone Survey Interviewers Wanted.
Start work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedules! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call NOW! 12-
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|| .Help Wanted I
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
Like meeting new people? Are you.always
snapping photos at parties? Why not get paid
for it? We're seeking event photographers for
nights and weekends. No experience neces-
sary. Equipment provided. Call 1-877-353-
5274 ext.102 or download an application at
for fine dining restaurant
Call Pamela 317-3483 9-6-10-14
P/T acceptable. Apply at 505 NW 3rd Ave,
Gainesville, FL. Bring DL & SS card. 9-28-
Health Store 10-15 hrs per week. Experience/
interest in body building/sports nutrition.
Great discounts and flexible hours! Sunflower
87 SW 34th St 372-7482 9-6-10-14
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 19
E 1 Help Wanted
Come join Info Tech Inc, in Gainesville,
FL. We are dynamic software development
organization and have openings in the fol-
. Systems Analyst
. Customer Support Specialist
. Web Programmer I
Requirements vary so please go to our job
board to view the requirements for each posi-
EEO M/F/DN/ 9-6-10-14
REAL ESTATE CLOSERAND PROCESSOR
NEEDED, M-F, 8-5, for title insurance office.
Experience preferred; will train right person.
Please fax resume to 352-377-3862 or e-mail
to email@example.com 9-5-07-10-14
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
TUTOR WANTED in Gville area.
for children ages, 12 & 16
T/W/TH 5-8 (hrs flexible)
Must have own vehicle
Please call 529-9200 to discuss.
SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See sotre
for inquires. may apply online. AA/EOE 10-
PT/FT Positions available, students are
encouraged to apply! Please send resumes/
availablility to email@example.com 9-
BARBER & STYLIST
1115 West University Ave. 352-380-0304
Brand Protection Agency
Internet Researchers needed
for our growing Gainesville office.
Pay starts at $8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F)
. Exp. in MS Office, and Internet.
STATISTICS TUTOR NEEDED
CALS MS student taking STA6166 Fall 07
needs personal stats tutor w/knowledge
in SAS, JMP or XL. Will pay $10 hour.
Send email w/relavent background to
is hiring all shifts, all positions. Stop by 3400
SW 34th ST between 3-5pm M-Thur. to ap-
Opus Cafe Coffee Bar
Work at a busy coffee shop near campus.
Searching for dependable students to work
between 12 and 30 hours per week. Morning
and Afternoon Shifts Available. Call Tim for
more information at 352.262.0822. 9-5-
) i Help Wanted
FIVE STAR PIZZA DOWNTOWN
Now hiring DRIVERS.
Now hiring DAYTIME PREP.
Apply in person @ 210 SW 2nd Ave. (Behind
Common Grounds) 375-5600 9-21-07-20-
OFFICE HELP PT, $6.75/hr. Flex around
classes. No exp, but typing, Excel, Internet,
Gen Computer Knowledge necessary.
Indicate: 1)class standing, 2)why you need
job 3)avail days & hrs. firstname.lastname@example.org
with good people skills.Afternoon hours 331-
to develop program 331-3557 9-7-10-14
with good computer & phone skills. 6-8 hrs.
per week. 331-3557 9-7-10-14
for fun product line. Approx 4-20 hrs/wk in
our office only. HTML, Photoshop, video,
etc. $10-$i13/hr. erow.com Call 378-5025
'THE- IVY HOUSE RESTAURANT OF
ALACHUA is now accepting applications
for: cooks, coffebar mgr, servers, baker,
host(ess). Apply in person or send resume
to: 14603 Main St, Alachua FL 32615 9-24-
MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL
is now accepting applications for all posi-
tions. $7-$9 to start. Apply @ 3832 Newberry
Road in the Plaza Royale. 9-5-07-7-14
Oak Hammock at the University of Florida
Full Time & Part Time
Call today to schedule an interview
Hiring smiles and great attitudes to wait
tables in our resort style retirement commu-
nity. Experience required; must possess the
right attitude and be committed to providing
excellent customer service.
Flexible schedules offered and guaranteed
hourly rate-of pay.
Apply in person:
5100 SW 25th Blvd
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Oak Hammock is a DFWP/EOE!
LAWN, LANDSCAPE AND GUTTER
CLEANING HELP WANTED.. Experienced
only $9/hr to start. Will pay more for right
person. PT/FT. 352-377-5000. Valid DL. 9-
Flex hrs; active hr $9.52-$12.36/hr; resting
$9/hr or $87.75-$95.89 ff. Visit www.Henes
HealthCareAgency.CityMax.com or call 352-
CHILDCARE, ERRANDS & LIGHT
HOUSEWORK. Afternoons. References &
reliable car required. 379-1017 9-4-07-5-14
MATH TUTOR / ORGANIZER
FOR MAC 1105
1.5 hours, 2x per week
,* "Copyrighted Material a
Syndicated Content -
Available from Commercial News Providers"
*21 Help Wanted
OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED
Available immediately. Answering multi-line
phone system and filing. PT, 20 hours per
week w/flexible schedule. Fax resume to
Jessica @ 376-9236 9-11-07-10-14
University of Florida Research-qualified
participants take >1 hr shopping trip at Oaks
Mall. Preference. to previous shoplifters.
Participants receive $20. Call 352-213-7931
to determine eligibility. 9-4-07-5-14
DISHWASHER/FOOD EXPO for BENTO
CAFE at 3841 SWArcher Rd. St D across
from Target. Apply within. Must be energetic.
AFTER SCHOOL CARE NEEDED
For 2 children, 7yr and 10yr. Must be reliable
and with transportation. Call 352-379-6101
TCBY in Town of Tioga
is hiring friendly people. Looking for some
morning shfts. 9-12-10-14
HOMEWORK COACH/TUTOR needed for
bright, active 6th grade boy w/ ADHD. Must
be available 2 hrs each weekday afternoon
for homework & transport to afterschool ac-
tivities. Flex Hours. Refs & reliable auto req'd.
$9.00/hr + gas money. Great exp. for indi-
viduals planning a career w/ special needs
kids. 352-682-5191 or terry email@example.com
TRUSS DESIGN ENGINEER
Ridgway Roof Truss Co. in Gainesville, FL is
looking for a fulltime person to design trusses
from a computer engineering program.
Engineering or construction experience de-
sired. We will train. Starting salary $35,000.
Position available immediately or December.
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PT $7/hr + incentives. Call Sandy's
Consignment Boutique 372-1226 9-5-07-
Potential earnings $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. Call GatorFood.com 352-262-9920
Non-smoker. Will handle file management
and answer phones. Flex hours. Call 352-
371-4000 for more info. 9-5-07-14
HIRING FOR SERVERS & KITCHEN HELP
@ Clubhouse Grille 5112 NW 34th Street,
across from the YMCA. (Hours to come in
2-4pm, M-F) 9-5-07-5-14
Needs PT help Monday-Saturday. No nights.
Apply Swim & Ski Country 3501 SW2nd Ave.
STUDENTS, WHY WAIT TO GRADUATE?
Earn while you learn!
50% COMMISSION P/T
Call: 1-800-631-2648 9-26-07-20-14
LOOKING TO GET A HEAD START?
How would it feel to be making 6 figures
before you graduate? Call and I'll show you!
Internet Research Position
Growing internet-based company is hiring
motivated and skilled professional. Internet,
SM Office, and strong writing skills required.
Resume: email@example.com 9-
Vet Tech Needed FT/PT
Please apply in person Inst of Vet Specialists
4001 NW43rd St. Suite A, 9-5-5-14
Casino's Pasta and Pizza now hiring delivery
drivers and inside help including managers
at $10 per hr. More experience-more pay.
Joing our team of High-Rollers; we bet you'll
love us! 352-672-2808 9-12-07-10-14
E l Help Wanted
Evenings about 9 hrs/wk $6/hr at Madison
Pointe 23rd Blvd occasionally more hours M-
W during the day 786-859-6965 9-4-3-14
MEDICAL DOCTOR'S OFFICE
Needs part time medical/office assistant.
Email orfax resume to firstname.lastname@example.org,
fax 352-472-5761 9-10-07-10-14
DO YOU LOVE KIDS?
Private Montessori school ISO FT/PT
Teachers and assistants. Excellent salary
and flexible schedules available. Fax your re-
sume to: Kevenmac@hotmail.com 9-6-5-14
wanted for two great kids. M-F from 3pm-
6pm. Please call 352-335-7835 or e-mail me
at email@example.com 9-4-07-3-14
for two children' near campus. T, TH morn-
ings and M afternoon. $9/hour. Call Peggy,
Less than 10/hr wk, very flexible. Has to like
cats and big dogs. $7-10/hr. Call or email.
514-9800 firstname.lastname@example.org 9-14-10-14
Applications being accepted for both full-time
and part-time fabrication shop/construction
crew positions. TSG utilizes our shop as a
point of enrty for individuals interested in
building a career with our water and waste
water system design/build group. Applicants
must be experienced with power tools and
able to travel to the Caribbean as part of
our installation crews. Prior construction or
fabrication experience required. Fax or mail
resumes toAllyson Whelan. 352-371-9238
email@example.com Please no phone
calls or walk-ins. 9-13-10-14
Experienced. Apply in person @ The
Gainesville Country Club 7300 SW 35th Way.
2-5pm. DFWP 9-5-07-3-14'
Actors needed! Casting for a short film. Need
male and female leads plus about 5-7 sup-
porting-parts. Email Dr. Beth-Ann Blue at
firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the reading/
audition portion of the script. Auditions will
then be scheduled between 10AM and 2PM
atTHE HIPPODROME CINEMA on Saturday
September 8th. 9-4-07-2-14
Front desk manager for PT practice FT/
permanent some days some evenings. Must
have some medical experience. Energetic,
well spoken, calm under pressure, and
organized person a must. At least 2 years
of college. Salary negotiable. Resume to
$9.00 You are in charge. Food service exp
a must. Fax a resume 376-1891 or apply in
person at Gyro.Plus 1011 West University
CHILDCARE NEEDED PT for 3 children, 1-
2 days/wk as needed 7am-5:30pm. Days are
flex. Experience & references required. Non-
smoker Female. Pay Neg. 352-672-0110
Needed for twin 5th grade girls M-TH 2-3hrs
pm days at NW GNV home. Fax qualifica-
tions to 352-372-8485 email@example.com
Heavenly Ham Market Cafe
needs delivery drivers, food prep persons
and front counter sandwich makers. Applh in
person at 3832 Newberry Road. 9-10-5-14
needed at high volume retail store & restau-
rant. Open until 6:30pm, Mon-Sat & Sun until
3pm. Vacation paid after 1 year. $9.50-$12/
hr. Fax resume to 352-375-5459 or apply at
Heavenly Ham Market Cafe 3832 Newberry
AUTOCAD PT PERSON M-F daily -.30-50
hours weekly-starting $9.00 Hourly based on
experience. Must be dependable and good
knowledge of basic AutoCAD. 1 Mile from
campus. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmer needed to support Information
Services at medical device company.
Responsibilities include analyzing, coding,
testing, and debugging of new and existing
code; participating in validation practices;
and creating and customizing new, and ex-
isting applications. Candidates must have a
bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience.
For more information on this job and other
opportunities at Exactech, Inc please visit
www.exac.com. Please submit cover letter,
resume, and salary history to human.resou
part time executive assistant secretary for
the fastest growing advertising agency in
Gainesville. Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance.
Very Flexible Hours.
Make Your Own Schedule
$10-$15 per hour
Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance 10-1-20-
UF Veterinary-Medical Center: seeking en-
thusiastic, outgoing individuals for part-time
._Client SErvices REsp's. Contact Dieter-at
email@example.com with "Gator Ad" in subject
line. $9-$10/hr. 9-10-07-5-14
Clinic Receptionist- Friendly, reliable &
organized multi-tasker needed for PT posi-
tion at reproductive heathcare clinic. Medical
office or retail experience preferred. Position
opened until filled. Send resumes to
914 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601
connects UF student babysitters with
Gainesville area families. Students fill out
your free profile. (Site glitch fixed!) 9-6-2-14
Gal Services 3
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 7 8-7830
HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Leam self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard UmansAAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 12-5-71-15
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, around pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend avail. Class sizes limited.
338-1193 for details. 12-5-96-15
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
_All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 2-11-71;.15
MATH & SCIENCE TUTOR
FIRST HOUR FREE. 10 years of experience.
Billingual. Call Francisco at 352-494.-9582
NEW PROSHOPPE @ GVILLE GYM
has all your supplement needs. Whey pro-
tein for $28, fatburners, no2, etc. Competitive
withinternet prices. Special orders. 201 NW
6th St. 9-4-31-15
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Careful and Meticulous Apt/House Cleaning Buys and sells modern casual clothing. 509 Most excellent selection of sandals in the trips to BahamaPartyCruise, PanamaCity, and Beaches 4 daily trips.
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mo. Hunter/Jumper lessons avail. 20 mins Business Opps, Flights, Hotels, Rental Cars,
from UF Call 359-4149 for more info 9-5- *Family Chiropractic* Cruises, Group Travel, Travel Ins, Vacation
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0403 3 12-5-72-21
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Highlights 2 colors 1/2 head $65, full head Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun
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MONSTER PRESS 373-3355 Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle) 15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
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Reduced Fee for Students 9-21-07-20-15
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Great prices, permanent results. 352-371-
RED EYE & DISCHARGE
Research participants receive study related
examinaein, investigational drug and pay-
ment. Call Dr. Levy NOW 331-4040 12-5-
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
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334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
ANIMAL HOSPITAL 2 POSITIONS
FT/PT Receptionist FT/PT Assistant Tech
$6.85 $10/hr Call 352-318-1247 for more
Juv. Sandfire morph. Great pets. Tame. Eat
vegetables, crickets. Hatched April 2007.
$95.00 call Brian 371-0355 evenings 9-
GM '. Lost & Found
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Meyer: Harvin may see time as kickoff return man
* MEYER WAS IMPRESSED WITH
CAL RECEIVER DESEAN JACKSON.
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
A busy Percy Harvin lined up at wide
receiver, running back and quarterback
against Western Kentucky.
The workload could rise against Troy, as
Harvin may also return kickoffs, UF coach
Urban Meyer said Monday.
Harvin caught three passes for 53 yards
- including a 19-yard score and took
three carries for 25 yards on Saturday.
As UF's game ended early, Meyer treated
himself to watching California's DeSean
Jackson and Arkansas' Darren McFadden
play their openers.
He learned that even Heisman Trophy
candidates can be assets on special teams.
Jackson gained 66 yards on five touches
against Tennessee. He made his highlight-
reel play on a 77-yard punt return.
"He changed that whole game with the
electricity he brought," Meyer said.
As a lead blocker, McFadden helped
free Felix Jones for a 90-yard kickoff return
touchdown against Troy.
"That tells you about marquee players
doirig whatever it takes to win," Meyer said.
"Don't be surprised if you see Percy get the
ball like that."
SIX PLAYERS GRADE OUT AS
CHAMPIONS: Derrick Harvey
Football was the only defensive player
to earn Champions Club rec-
Harvey, Meyer's defensive player of the
game, registered two sacks among three
tackles against Western Kentucky.
On offense, wide receivers Andre
Caldwell (offensive player of the game)
and David Nelson joined quarterback Tim
Tebow and offensive linemen Drew Miller
and Jim Tartt on the list.
ETC: Meyer said Saturday that there is
a chance senior offensive lineman Phil
Trautwein, who is out with a stress fracture
in his right foot, could be lost for the season.
... Running back Brandon James, who sat out
the Western Kentucky game for unspecified
reasons, will be back this week and could
be one of UF's two kickoff return men. ...
Cornerback Markihe Anderson (sprained
knee) is probable for the Troy game.
Younger players vie for increased playing time
FOLLOW-UP, from page 22
a guy who's going to get some opportunity to play.
Torrey Davis has earned a little bit more time. He's as
talented as a d-lineman as we've got."
Meyer hopes he won't have to make similar lineup
chafiges in the defensive backfield.
Corners Joe Haden and Wondy Pierre-Louis
showed their inexperience in their first starts and at
times didn't have their eyes in the right places, sec-
ondary coach Chuck Heater said.
Wright replaced free safety Kyle Jackson by the
fourth series, though he made an encore appearance
Heater said Wright is pushing Jackson for playing
"He's shown us through practice and so forth that
he's earned the right to get reps," Heater said. "He has
the one component that you have to have in the back
end to be really successful, and that's making plays."
Coaches hope to welcome back No. 1 corner
Markihe Anderson with open arms this week.
Anderson missed the Western Kentucky game with a
sprained knee and is probable for Saturday.
"I'd say right now the secondary and the
interior of the defensive line, we've got to
get better at those two spots, and fast.",
After watching the defensive backs on Saturday,
Meyer hopes for an even speedier recovery.
"I'd say right now the secondary and the interior of
the defensive line, we've got to get better at those two
spots," Meyer said, "and fast."
Burleigh impressed with UF effort despite loss
SOCCER, from page 22
senior made a sprawling attempt,
but missed wide right coming
only several feet away from tying
the game in the 59th minute.
"Obviously it's frustrating,"
KeLeigh Hudson said. "We don't
like having no goals up there on
the board, but flere weren't many
freebies that we missed, so that was
good. We were trying to put a body
part on it and put it in there, but it
just didn't happen."
Notre Dame struck 11 minutes
later, when defender Elise Weber
made a run past the UF defense
on a pass from
Hanks by launch-
ing the ball into
the left corner of
refused to give
in and played at
a feverish pace for the remainder of
UF coach .Becky Burleigh ex-
pressed pride in the way her team
handled the difficult loss.
"It was a physical match and
we didn't back down," she said.
"I think we were just unfortunate
to come out on the losing end in
The loss came after a 1-0 vic-
tory against Indiana in the team's
season opener Friday night. The
Gators withstood a late run from
the Hoosiers to pull out the win at
home. Hudson provided the game's
only goal in the 12th minute.
OUT LOUD, from page 22
defensive linemen and his teammates consider him the tough-
est and most competitive player on the team.
Nothing against former UF quarterback Chris Leak, but his
teammates didn't have the same things to say about him.
What's more exciting to watch than a quarterback running
over 240-pound linebackers, juking defensive backs and then
coming back to the huddle and tossing a 50-yard touchdown
But what really makes Tebow such a media darling is his
demeanor off the field.
One of my former colleagues used to joke about Leak being
a robot because of his sterile responses to the media. But, I have
to wonder if it's Tebow who is really equipped with an on/off
As soon as he removes his jersey, that aggressive mean
streak completely dissolves, and you have to question whether
you are talking to the same person.
He is soft-spoken, kind, polite, and, to be quite honest, a
little dorky; He addresses most members of the media as "sir"
and "ma'am," and he smiles so much it's like a Botox injection
Throw in the fact that he's a devout Christian who has spent
more time doing missionary work then most of us have doing
homework, and you can see what I'm getting at.
By the way, considering how much the girls love him, it's 3,
good thing Tebow has strong morals. In a given week, he prob-
ably dodges more women than he does linebackers.
Urban Meyer might claim that Cornelius Ingram is the "face
of Florida football," but once Tebow proves to his doubters that
he is legit, he will become the face of college football.
Not even Danny Wuerffel experienced the hype Tebow is
about to receive. Think Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart at USC.
I hope you like looking at Tebow, because you are going to
see his face on television screens and magazine covers an aw-
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Despite lopsided win, UF has room for improvement
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UF's Joe Haden (top) and Wondy Pierre-Louis (bottom) tackle Western Kentucky's Jessie Quinn. Corner-
backs coach Chuck Heater said both players showed their inexperience during the Gators' 49-3 win.
* FOURTEEN TRUE FRESH-
MEN PLAYED SATURDAY.
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
As a team, the Gators are
They are 1-0 after opening
weekend, something Michigan
and Tennessee cannot attest to.
But as individuals and posi-
tion units, UF is nowhere near
Freshmen played like fresh-
men, the interior of the defensive
line got pushed around and the
secondary looked inconsistent.
The No. 6 Gators hope to
remedy these problems before
Saturday's game against Troy.
"The video technology and the
opportunity to get that first one
under your belt is why coaches
say that you usually see the
[biggest improvement between
the first and second games],"
UF coach Urban Meyer -said.
"Everyone is settled down now,
and they know their routine."
Fourteen true freshmen
saw the field against Western
Kentucky. Some, like safety Major
Wright, guard Maurkice Pouncey
and defensive tackle Torrey
Davis, earned longer looks for
more playing time. Others need
a little more seasoning.
"That was the first live expe-
rience in their home stadium,"
Meyer said. "You can say jitters
aren't involved, but they are. I've
seen it for 20 years now."
The biggest sores lie on de-
Starting defensive tackles
Clint McMillan and Javier
Estopinan, both upperclassmen,
combined for one tackle.
doesn't feel good
about the way he
S played," Meyer
Football said. "It's not an
attitude issue or
lazy, he's just got to play better.
Clint McMillan gives you every-
thing he's got. He's got to clean
up a little bit of what he does."
Younger linemen Terron
Sanders, Brandon Antwine,
Carlos Dunlap and Davis played
relief roles and disrupted plays in
They, along with Lawrence
Marsh, figure to see increased
time on a rotation basis.
"We're going to start mov-
ing some guys around in there,"
Meyer said. "Lawrence Marsh is
SEE FOLLOW-UP, PAGE 21
Notre Dame bests Gators
By DANNY KLEIN
Halted by torrential rain and spine-
tingling lightning, the UF soccer team
was forced to wait.
With only 29 minutes passed since the
start of play, Saturday's thunderstorms
forced both teams to head for shelter,
leaving the Gators to mull over the first
goal they had given up to No. 2 Notre
Dame just six and a half minutes into
After a delay of four hours and 32
minutes, the No. 13 Gators (1-1) came up
empty in arguably the team's most antici-
pated contest and took a disappointing
2-0 loss to the Fighting Irish under the
lights of James G. Pressley stadium.
The early delay did not appear to be
a factor in the loss for the Gators, who
returned from the break stronger and
"When we first started, I think we
started a little on our heels and a little
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said. "After the rain delay, we came out,
and I think we put them on their heels,
started to attack and just be more aggres-
UF outshot the Fighting Irish 11 to 4,
becoming only the second team in the
last 105 games to do so
against Notre Dame.
Ten of these -shots
came after the delay,
and they included a lot
of near misses by the
In the middle of the
Framne action was midfielder
KeLeigh Hudson, who
spent the majority of her time slipping
and sliding around the weathered field.
Hudson who scored in the Gators'
previous game missed on both of her
attempts, which included a close call on a
cross from defender Shana Hudson. The
SEE SOCCER, PAGE 21
* 1982: The No. 16 Gators defeat
No. 15 Miami 17-14 in Gainesville to
open the season. UF fullback James
Jones caught a game-winning touch-
down pass with 1:48 remaining.
National hype to explode for QB
finally, when the next moron ques-
tions whether Tim Tebow can throw
or not, you have some game tape to
Yes, I'm aware Tebow's 300-yard passing
performance came against a team that spent
last season as a member of Division I-AA,
but it really doesn't matter.
If Tebow can hit a wide-open receiver in
stride, as he did more than once Saturday, it
makes no difference what defense he's play-
ing against the man can pass.
Yes, other defenses will force him to
make quicker decisions and throw into
tighter spaces. However, for some reason,
Tebow's critics have spent less time ques-
tioning him in that regard and more time
critiquing his ability to throw a spiral.
Still, I guess if Tebow's high school pass-
ing records in the nation's greatest state for
high school talent weren't evidence enough
for some people, a game against Western
M When guard Maurkice Pouncey and
cornerback Joe Haden started Saturday
against Western Kentucky, it marked the
first time in UF football history that two
true freshmen started on opening day.
Kentucky might not
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Bryan Out Loud point to the game as
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party as a passer.
And when that
happens, the Tebow hype is going to go
through the roof.
The national media already loves Tebow,
who has essentially become college foot-
ball's Golden Boy.
Think about it.
On the field, he is the ultimate hustle
player, and a guy who is breaking all the
stereotypes for quarterbacks.
He can bench press more than some NFL
SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 21
Florida State 18
Texas Tech 49
Southern Methodist 9
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WESTERN KENTUCKY 3
Score by Quarters 1
08:49 UF-Tebow, T. 1-yd run (ljjas, J. kick)
02:03 UF Cooper, R. 59-yd pass from Tebow (ljbas, J. kick)
13:36 UF- Harvin, P. 19-yd pass from Tebow (Ijjas, J. kick)
08:11 UF- Moore, K. 3-yd run (Ijjas, J. kick)
00:00 WKU -James, C. 26-yd field goal
04:08 UF Cooper, R. 42-yd pass from Tebow (Ijjas, J. kick)
14:57 UF- Moore, K. 1-yd run (Wjas, J. kick)
08:23 UF Newton, C. 4-yd run (Ijjas, J. kick)
First downs 12 21
Rushing attempts 32 33
Net yards rushing 48 185
Passing yards 156 325.
Total offensive yards 204 510
Fumbles: Number-lost 3-0 2-0
Penalties: Number-yards 5-45 8-51
Possession time 29:01 22:36
0 Making t. grade
Running backs A-
Offensive line A
Defensive line C+
Special teams C
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Hayden, T. 11 32 0 32 0 8. 2.9
Hamilton, C. 2 12 0 12 0 7 6.0
McCloud, A. 5 15 4 11 0 6 2.2
Wolke, D. 2 11 0 11 0 9 5.5
Totals... 32 88 40 48 0 10 1.5
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Black, K.J. 13-10 102 0 0
Smith, B. 4-2 11 0 0
Wolke, D. 4-3 43 0 0
Totals... 21-15 156 0 0
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Gaebler, J. 4 43 0 19
Cooper, Q. 3 29 0 15
Hamilton, C. 3 18 0 10
Quinn, J. 2 48 0 29
Totals... 15 456 0 29
Punting NO YDS AVG LG
353 44.1 56
353 44.1 56
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Moore, K. 16 92 1 91 2 17 5.7
Tebow, T. 8 44 6 38 1 18 4.8
Harvin, P. 3 25 0 25 0 13 8.3
Fayson,J. 3 21 0 21 0 8 7.0
Totals... 33 192 7 185 4 18 5.6
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Tebow, T. 17-13 300 3 -0
Newton, C. 4-3 25 0 0
Totals... 21-16 325 3 0
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Cooper, R. 4 122 2 59
Caldwell, A. 3 103 0 48
Harvin, P. 3 53 1 26
Murphy, L. 3 20 0 10
Nelson, D. 2 16 0 14
Totals... 16 325 3 59
Punting NO YDS AVG LG
115 38.3 49
115 38.3 49
"The (defensive) coaches feel we've still got a lot
of growing up to do."
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Gators sweep Santa Clara
By PHIL KEGLER
Saturday's match against No. 19 Santa Clara
was supposed to be the toughest test so far this
season for the UF volleyball team.
Someone forgot to remind the Broncos.
No. 7 UF (5-0) controlled the match from
the beginning and never let up, defeating Santa
Clara 3-0 (30-18,30-16,30-24).
The lMBoncos (5-1) became the Gators' focus
after UF swept Georgia Southern (30-16, 30-25,
30-19) and N.C. State (30-15, 30-14, 30-21) in
Friday's portion of the Campus USA Credit
Friday's matches were an opportunity for UF
coach Mary Wise to get a lot of players into the
Sophomore Alli Cecchini served as setter in
game three of both matches, her first full games
at the position.
By Saturday it was back to all business.
Wise reminded her players before the game
of the three keys to beating good teams: passing,
serving and blocking.
The Gators excelled in all three and domi-
nated their first ranked opponent of the season.
Good passing led to good hitting, with the
Gators reaching a .353 hitting efficiency for the
match. Senior outside hitter Marcie Hampton
led the way for the Gators, recording her fifth-
straight double-double Saturday with 12 kills
and 11 digs.
"We knew Santa Clara was a great
serving team, so we worked really
hard on passing. That made it so
much easier for me to get kills."
Senior outside hitter
Senior setter Angie McGinnis, 37 assists
and 10 digs, hooked up early and often with
Hampton, who led the way with six kills in
The Gators jumped out to an 8-2 lead early
and never looked back.
"We knew Santa Clara was a great serving
team, so we worked really hard on passing,"
SEE VOLLEYBALL, PAGE 12
Defense calms down
after rough first drive
By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
Anyone watching the opening
series of UF's game against Western
Kentucky on Saturday must have
thought the teams switched jerseys. .
The Hilltoppers took the open-
ing kickoff and marched straight
into Gator territory with a nine-play,
62-yard drive that ended at the UF
10-yard line after a failed attempt on
The rough start raised even more
doubts about the Gators' young, un-
"I was like, We've just got to get
the ball to the offense. Please make a
stop so (Tim) Tebow and the offense
can come in and score so everyone
can breathe a little bit easier,'" UF cor-
nerback Joe Haden said. "Everybody
got their butterflies out after that first
-- The offense did
score on their pos-
session, but while
the defense settled
down later in the
game, they left
about their readi-
Haden ness unanswered
in the 49-3 win.
Some questions, however, were
answered as Florida's front seven
held the Hilltoppers to just 48 rush-
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