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We Inform. You Decide. VOLUME 105 ISSUE 81 TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Todayvisit www.alligator.org The Sunshine State Games were held all across Alachua County this weekend. For cover age, visit alligator. org. No.2 national seed Florida defeated Missisippi State 8-6 on Sunday to advance to the College World Series in back-toback years for the history. See Story, Page 14. NM woman gets back $30K ring after 14 yearsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) A woman in New Mexico has been reunited with a $30,000 diamond engagement ring that she lost while making dinner in 1997. Santa Fe police say the ring was returned to its owner Wednesday. It had been in a police evidence room for more than two years. Detectives found the right owner when the woman provided paperwork proving it was hers .The owner says she lost the ring while preparing dinner. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Partly cloudy 99/75FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 8 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Brett Le Blanc / AlligatorTalking with TimTim Tebow, former Gators quarterback, signs his book Through My Eyes for a young fan at the Walmart on Archer Road on Thursday. Hundreds of people lined the aisles of Walmart, and some waited more than 24 hours to be one By JOEY FLECHAS and C.J. PRUNERAlligator Staff Writers In a move that caught nobody by surprise, the UF Board of Trustees has agreed to increase instate undergraduate tuition for UF students by 15 percent next year. The move, which was passed unanimously Friday, will raise $26 million in revenue for UF. help keep the quality of education high for a university that has faced budget cuts in four of the dent Bernie Machen said. We think its an investIn the spring, state legislators approved an 8 percent increase in tuition. Each state university has the power to raise tuition another 7 percent, bringing the total increase to 15 percent. The measure has to be approved by the Board Trustees approve tuition hikeCAMPUSBy MICHAEL SYKESAlligator Contributing Writer Bright Futures continue to dim. Gov. Rick Scott recently signed a bill requiring all students eligible for Florida Bright Futures Scholarship funds to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, before any aid is dispersed. The measure will come into effect July 1. Rachel Fernandez, 20, an anthropology student at UF, said she is one of the many students who have watched the Bright Futures program wane over the years. Now you have to work harder than ever for Bright Futures, but youre getting The additional paperwork is being required because the state wants data on the Bright Futures population, said Paul Bryant, a Florida Senate analyst for education appropriations. he said, and we dont have any information for The forms will provide detailed demographic dependent and independent students receiving Bright Futures. Bryant said there are a thousand ways the program can change, and it would be impossible to predict its future. The form will serve as a census to provide information for future funding. Based off the numbers from the 20092010 school year, about 95 percent of incoming freshmen and 79 percent of all students at UF receive Bright Futures, said Rick Wilder, interim director for UFs Student Financial Affairs. Many of those students already complete FAFSA forms, but he said hes concerned for the returning students who are unaware of the changes to the program, he said. UF plans to alert students of the changes to Bright Futures by email, but the school is waiting for the other amendments to the program, including the reduction of funds, said. He expects the email to go out later in the week. and takes about 10 days to process.FAFSA required for Bright Futures SEE TRUSTEES, PA GE 5 INCREASING STUDENT COSTS An undergraduate taking 30 credits next academic year would pay almost $5,700 in tuition and fees a roughly $650 increase from the current cost. Trustees also approved 10 percent tuition increases to most graduate and professional programs. Law, pharmacy and dentistry gradu ate students are expected to see 15 percent increases. The state cut Bright Futures Scholarships by about 20 percent this past session. If approved by the Board of Governors at its meeting next week in Tampa, the 15 percent tuition increase would mark the third straight year such an increase was adopted. State universities are allowed to increase tuition by 15 percent each year until it reaches the national average. According to UF President Bernie Machen, UFs tuition is currently $2,800 below the national average.Scott

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 105 ISSUE 81 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST STATEMiami Herald ad mistake: Heat win NBA title MIAMI The Mavericks win over the Heat was a huge upset for fans in Miami, especially after an ad in the local paper mistakenly congratulated the Heat on the win. A full-page ad that ran in Mondays Miami Herald reads Congratulations Miami next to photos of Heat championship T-shirts and hats from Macys. One T-shirt reads Heat 2011 NBA Finals Champions and the ad shows the Heats logo on the front of a hat with the words NBA Champions. The ad ran under a story about the Heats loss. The newspaper issued a cor rection and apologized for any inconvenience. A Macys spokeswoman called it an unfortunate error and apologized to Heat fans. The Mavericks beat the Heat 105-95 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday in Miami. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSNATIONALPa. school district turns lawn care over to sheep CARLISLE, Pa. A central Pennsylvania school has a woolly plan to keep its grass neatly trimmed. The Carlisle Area School District says it can save up to $15,000 a year by turning over some landscaping chores to sheep. The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reports the district is using the sheep to keep the grass near its solar panels neatly trimmed. The sheep nibble grass in the morning and take refuge in the shade of the panels in the after noon. With the food already on hand, the district need only supply the sheep with water. A middle school assistant principal is providing the sheep. Eric Sands says hes still trying sheep he needs to use to keep the area clear. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSAngry crows dive-bomb of at a Seattle-area police department have found themselves in a Crows have been attacking police in the parking lot of an Everett Police Department precinct station. Theyve been swooping ever received. He says it appears to have come from a house that was cleaned out. The Flint Journal says store workers found the box just before Easter. The box has the label grandmas urn. The cream-colored urn is about 10 inches tall and weighs about 10 pounds. It doesnt have any identifying marks or label. The Michigan State Police Flint post asks anyone with information to call. Anyone with information may contact the Flint post at 810-732-1111. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Freak temperature hike hits Wichita after midnight WICHITA, Kan. An unusual weather pattern caused temperatures in Wichita, Kan. to soar nearly 20 degrees in 20 minutes even though the sun had long gone down. National Weather Service meteorologist Stephanie Dunten says the heat burst hiked temperatures from 85 to 102 degrees a.m. Thursday. She says a pocket of air in the upper atmosphere collapsed, and when it hit the ground it sent winds of more than 50 mph through parts of the city. The Wichita Eagle says that during a heat burst, rain falling from higher elevations cools air beneath it as it evaporates. The cooler air then descends quickly to the surface. As it falls, it is compressed and warms dramatically. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CORRECTION In Thursdays edition of the Alligator, an article about a group of students named Sisters of the Sea tion. They are not registered with the Center for Student Activities and Involvement. down and dive-bombing the from their cars. Lt. Bob Johns said he recentsive birds and got zinged. Theyre like velociraptors, Johns said. to try to scare away the crows, but it didnt work. The birds responded by decorating his car with droppings, The Daily Herald reported. State Fish and Wildlife Department biologist Ruth Milner said the birds are simply protecting baby crows that have been kicked out of the nest crows are quite protective of their young a common trait among larger birds and birds of prey. All theyre doing is defending their nest, Milner said. She noted crows also can recognize peoples individual features. And they hold grudges. If your cops have done something that [the crows] perceive as a threat, they could be keying in on them because theyre all wearing the same kind of uniform, Milner said. at least a dozen city employees have encountered the angry crows, and some have complained about being attacked, city spokeswoman Kate Rear don said. But she said police and city workers have agreed to let the crows be, and wait out the aggression. She said the employees will be cautious but can use umbrellas to defend themselves if need be. Everett is about 25 miles north of Seattle. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBox labeled grandmas urn left at Goodwill store FENTON, Mich. State police in Michigan are trying be a grandmothers cremated remains in an urn at a Goodwill store near Flint. Fenton Goodwill store manager Allen Ryckman says its got to be the No. 1 or No. 2 weirdest item the store has THUNDER STORMS 96/72 THUNDER STORMS 95/73 THUNDER STORMS 97/74 THUNDER STORMS 100/76 PARTLY CLOUDY 99/75

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3By SPENCER L. REEDER Alligator Contributing Writer A dark cloud of smoke curled its way up the morning sky. The Wicked Witch of the West could have been melting for all Gainesville knew. But no ruby slippers were found under the abandoned house that caught for Suzi Gann. The house, located at 2212 SW 38th Terrace, reminded her of a place she grew up in at Dixie County, with metal roofs and country cooking. Now, its no more. By Monday, a charred frame of a house and a faint smell of smoke remained. Im really bummed out, Gann said. Engine 19 arrived about three to four about 11:30 a.m., said Richard SaulsRescue. It was ridiculous, said Dylan fast. I heard pow! pow! and it caught her dog, Tokoro, near the house at the time. Others saw the smoke from a distance. I was dropping my husband off at a meeting, said Shannan Brower, cloud. Brower began taking pictures and said that she had gotten used to the difing. houses propane tank played a part. The propane tank certainly contribGann said it was a shame the vacant out more about who lived there. Special to the Alligator / Shannan BowerThe frame of smoldering house, located at 2212 SW 38th Terrace, stands LOCALBy SAMANTHA DEANAlligator Contributing Writer second season starting July 22. The event will feature four performances from artists who have either survived cancer or have experienced it through a friend or loved one. This year, the event will feature a docbe shown Aug. 2 in the Squitieri Studio Theatre. larly special to sponsor since he was treated at Shands, said Lindy Brounley, communiter. This series of events is important because it helps to share experiences for some and provides understanding for others, she said. Art touches people in very special ways, she said. And when a person is undergoing cancer treatment or is recovering from cancer, as a survivor, its a very emotional process for folks. Being able to express themselves through art is a wonderful way to share their experiences. Student tickets for all shows are available for $12. Artists to raise cancer Ne ws Local

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By DEVANEY VAZQUEZAlligator Contributing Writer Zoes hind legs were lifted above her head in the yoga position known as Downward Dog. The 1-year-old border collie lifted her nose The doga pronounced dough-guh sesby asking attendees to take a stroll with their dogs to the end of the driveway and back. While the dogs walked beside their owntheir faces and were ready for doga to start. deep breaths for both dogs and owners. Owners sat with legs stretched wide as their dogs lay perpendicular between their they gently rubbed and stretched their dogs hind legs. And as they reach toward their left front legs. noses to the tip of their tails. the owners are on their knees. The owners the pull in their spine. pet. Dogs teach us how to be present in this conditional love. a rooftop doga session. she had to bring doga to Gainesville. ALLIGATOR Bryan Doolin / AlligatorZoe, a 1-year-old border collie, is stretched by her owner Victoria Warfel near Aalatash Animal Hospital West. Warfel recently moved Dream Dogz, where she hosts sessions of doga, or dog yoga, at 9 a.m. every Saturday. LOC ALDog yoga provides canines an opportunity to loosen leashesBy GABRIELA R OSIASAlligator Contributing Writer The scene inside the Archer Road Wallooked closer to a tailgate than a line for a book signing. carts full of drinks and snacks to survive the his book Through My Eyes Thursday at the front of a line that snaked through the line at around noon Wednesday. had to show up early. others crowding the electronics area hoping beloved athletes. in the background showed highlights of his college career. ed the process. his fans. Hes not kind that she said. He takes his was second in line for the collect a signature for herself and her daughdiagnosed with cancer. was well worth it. There are so few true heroes left in this everything as a father you want your son to grow up to be like. Tebow visit draws 1,000THEY HARVESTED 10 TYPESBy BENJAMIN S. BRASCH Alligator Contributing Writer tile foods in the pantry. They can be These graduate students spent Thursday and Friday selling their Center. starch-stocked produce. After selling tine. students at UF can get their hands on real Florida-grown food. The club has been selling fruits and pound and people could buy a large The novelty of the side-of-the-road spud sale was an attraction to people passing by. at the sale only because they had never seen one before and wanted to par ticipate. They werent the only ones. hadnt seen one before either. tional potato pancake. potatoes. said. will go toward sponsoring travel grants for students in the club.Grad students get in touch with roots, sell spuds Ne ws Local Tebow

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By ESTEE BECKAlligator Writer John R. Alison, a World War II ALLIGATOR, AP PhotoThis image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows retired Air Force Maj. Gen. John Alison, left, deputy commander of the First Air Commando Group in 1943, greeted by Maj. Brian Strang, right, UF employees could receive raises said. crease. TRUSTEES, from page 1OBITUARY Ne ws Local Trustee TalkThe UF Board of Trustees, the universitys top decision-makers, touched upon many issues at its meetings Thursday and Friday, ranging from the creation of a new acaHighlights1. Sports Facility Renovations 2. Repairs 3. New Major Not a week goes [by] in which I am not approached by an undergraduate asking about 4. Collective Bargaining Agreement Rosa Taveras / Alligator Staff

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The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458.6, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011Opinions Reader response Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgColumnALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinionEditorial C.J. Pruner EDITOR Joey Flechas Josh Isom MANAGING EDITORSTodays question: Are you glad the Miami Heat did not win the 69 TOTAL VOTES61% YES 39% NOThursdays question: Will you come out to vote in SG elections if theres electronic voting?The Right MoveAlthough it hurts, UF tuition hike is necessary I Our affection for elections & erectionsY Shea Ford is a psychology senior at UF. His column appears on Tuesdays. Shea Fordletters@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7 As your Student Body President, the most important part of my role consists of representing you on the Board of Trustees the highest decisionmaking body of our university. Last week, the issue of a tuition increase was before the Board of Trustees. I voted for the increase because I believed it was best for every student only after making sure the neediest This past legislative session, the state legislature raised our tuition by 8 percent. This was partnered with severe budget cuts for our university the culmination of about $200 million in cuts over the past few years. Since 2009, the Board of Trustees has voted annually to raise tuition 15 percent in order to help deal with the budget shortfall. What came before the board was the option to increase tuition the differential 7 per cent to complement the 8 percent increase mandated by the legislature, so we were, in fact, voting on a 7 percent additional increase. There was no connected increase in student fees, so the board determined that the cost to an individual student would not truly go up by an additional 7 percent. The many actions proposed to deal with our budget shortfall included this tuition staff, redirection of some revenue streams, and long-term methods to increase online distance learning classes. While I was alarmed to see the tuition increase proposed, I was careful to realize that students were not being individually budget gap. Yet a major issue arose that put a large portion of students at overwhelming risk. nancial aid for our neediest students. These aid, would likely be unable to attend our university. Students in this category usually come from families who make less than $40,000 per year and truly cannot afford any increase whatsoever. My focus became securing the aid for these students. On three separate and public occasions, I made it clear how vital it these students. All three times, both President Bernie Machen and Provost Joe Glover of the highest importance, and it would chen presented Friday, the gap was indeed closed. I commend President Machen and Provost Glover, as well as my fellow trustees, for recognizing the importance of this issue and for acting upon it. Now that the needaid was not at risk, I looked at the big picture. I genuinely considered every aspect of the proposal because I feel it would be a disservice to you to simply vote one way or another with little consideration. I am your representative on the board, and I was elected to give full research and consider ation to everything that comes before it. budget gap would mean. It would result would involve individual colleges being forced to cut their own budgets 10 percent, research and facilities being subjected to hard cuts, and students services provided through this funding likely being re-examined. Essentially, there would have been a dramatic decrease in the quality of the education we obtain. The tuition would stay the same, but due to legislative cuts, the quality of the education would go down. On the other hand, a tuition increase would mean the quality of the education would stay the same or potentially increase due to new faculty and research hires while burden on students. The latter part is what had me up at night before this vote. I recognize that it is my duty to stand up for every single one of you, and a large part burden. At the end of the day, I saw the possible decrease in quality of our education as a threat to the future value of our degrees. I dont want your degree from UF to be worth less when you apply for a job even twenty years down the road. I tried of students with the value of the degree we are working to obtain, which will help us for our entire lives. Therefore, I voted for the tuition ina necessary vote but one which was cast for does this change my stance against block tuition or my commitment to providing services to you through Student Government that make your daily life easier, such as free printing. I knew when I cast my vote that it would likely generate some controversy. However, I hope that you will see the consideration I placed into this vote and share my belief versity we love and every single student. Ben Meyers is the UF Student Body President.UF Student Body President: Why I voted for the tuition hikeGuest column The fad of sexting among minors can be destructive for young lives. For Margarite, a young girl from Washington, a naked picture she sent to her boyfriend Isaiah would come to have massive consequences. After the two broke up, Isaiah sent the picture to a former friend of Margarites. That friend disseminated the photo to as many students as possible. The former friend and another girl who helped in distributing the photo were charged with the dissemination of child pornography a Class C Felony and ended up pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of telephone harassment for their crimes. This event raises serious questions about the implications of technology on social lives. The actual act of sexting is not illegal, nor would I argue that it should be. For the more prudish among us, the idea of people sending naked pictures to each other over cellphones may seem disgusting; nevertheless, at the end of the day we live in a country that respects the rights of consenting adults to send sexually provocative photos to each other. The issue, however, becomes more complicated when the question of sexting by minors is brought up. That is especially true in a case such as Margarites, where the picture ended up being used as a way to disparage and defame her. The three teens who sent out the picture deserved to be punished for what they did, as the picture still continues to haunt Margarite a year later. Due to the mass distribution of the photo coupled with the media storm that erupted following the arrests, the event is still known among Margarites peers. In the media storm that erupted, the question was raised as to whether Margarite should have place. The local prosecutor decided not to press charges, and I fully agree with that decision. In some cases, the underage minor who took the photo of him or herself has been charged with distribution of child pornography. This seems unnecessarily cruel. Possession and distribution of child pornography has been criminalized so as to protect minors from those who would exploit them. Underage sexting may be stupid, but it seems to be taking matters too far if the child who took the photo of themselves ended up being charged; minors who are the victims of sexting scandals in no way intended to distribute child pornography in the way actual child pornographers do. In Margarites case, she has already had to face social exclusion and cruelty from fellow students. That already is an undeserved punishment for one impulsive decision made in the midst of a relationship. Underage students should of course think twice before sending a nude picture of themselves to anyone with whom they are in a relationship. That said, the practice probably will not stop. Only the most idealistic among us could hope that adequate education such as, for example, the public service advertisements the three guilty teens were ordered to make as part of their plea agreement for distributing Margarites photo would bring about the end of underage sexting. social relationships in ways that we are only now beginning to understand and address. Sexting is just one of many facets that we have to consider when we think about the behavior of youth in the age of cellphones and Facebook. It is a scary fact to consider that our social lives and actions are now available for others to see in a way that would not have even been imaginable 20 years ago. A simple status update about marijuana is there forever. A tagged photo on Facebook of a wild night of debauchery can be seen by anyone if the proper precautions are not taken. A naked picture sent to a romantic interest can end up tearing your entire life apart. Cases such as Margarites will not stop irresponsible behavior in the new technological era in which we have found ourselves. They do, however, serve as a grim reminder of what can happen when we make one silly decision. Our lives are now under a microscope, and any decision that is made digitally can serve to haunt our real selves for years to come. John Kenney is a student at Vassar College.Teen sexting scandal illustrates dangers of technological eraUWireJohn KenneyUWire Ben MeyersSpeaking Out

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Move In by June 15th352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 8-15-11-25-2 1/1 s Starting at $489 Water and Sewer Incl. 352-376-1248 8-15-11-25-2 Immediate Availability! 8-15-25-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 8-15-11-25-2 Relaxing Upscale Apartments 2/2 Townhomes & 3/3 Flats Individual Leases, Steps to Campus Internet, Cable & H2O Included Furnished Units Available 379.9255 www.MuseumWalk.com 8-15-11-25-2 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. 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College Manor Studios from $505 Unlimited Utilities! Call 372-7111 8-15-11-25-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Student friendly 4/4s Only $409 per person! www.GainesvillePlace.com 8-15-25-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 8-15-11-25-2 Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 8-15-11-25-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 8-15-11-25-2 AVAILABLE NOW & FALLStudio $410 1BRs $425-495 3BRs $630 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 8-15-11-25-2 !! LIVE LIFE ON THE BOARDWALK !! 1/1 Flats & Cool Lofts! 2/2s and 3/2s Pets Loved! Pools Cardio Tanning Tennis Washer/Dryers HUGE Floor Plans! 377-7401 biketouf.com 8-15-11-25-2BRIDGELIGHT1 BR Loft Style starting at $515 mo. M-F 1-6 Sat. 10-2. 3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com Text: bridgelight@65374 8-15-11-25-2 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 8-15-11-25-2 Sun Bay & Sun Key 1.1 from 475 2.1 from 550 Walk to campus; 8 short minutes on the bus pet friendly! full time grads no deposit for 1.1 352.376.6720 352.376.7041 8-15-11-25-2 Sun Harbor 2.1.5 townhome 600 675 1 month free on 650. 8 minutes to campus on bus; walk to campus pet friendly 352.376.7041 or 352.376.6720 8-15-11-25-2 Pine Rush Villas Sign a lease by 4/30 and enter to win a FREE YEAR OF RENT!! Pet Friendly No weight limit Near UF and Oaks Mall 352-375-1519 8-15-11-25-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $829 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 8-15-11-25-1 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 8-15-11-25-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD PLasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 8-15-11-25-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2 with Vaulted ceilings & W/D. Garage included. Gated Community. 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 MadisonPointe.org Text MADISON to 47464 for more info!! 8-15-25-2 WALK TO UF & MIDTOWN 3 & 4BR HOUSES from $1375/mo. Free offstreet parking, all appliances incl W/D, DW. Rent directly from owner. Special terms avail. dalyproperties.com or 359-3341 7-14-11-73-2 Courtney Greens 1/1 *$579 *Rate includes 1 month free!* Pet Friendly No weight limit *Brand New Energy Efficient appliances* Ph. 375-3077 www.gremco.com 8-15-11-25-2 Homestead Apartments 2/1 *$599 2/2 *$699 *Rates includes 1 month free!* Pet friendly No weight limit Close to main postal facility & shopping. Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com 8-15-11-25-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs avail now & fall. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com 538-1550 6-30-11-47-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $750/mo. Please call Ketty 305-332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 6-3011-39-2 2BR/1BA, 1/2 month free. $380-$425/mo. Mobile home w/ central AC/heat, shaded lot. Incl water, mobile home lot $260/mo 352376-5887 8-15-25-2 NW 39 Ave Huge 3BR/1.5BA apt, w/lg loft Tile flr & nice carpet. Bright, wdlike flr $800 2BR/1.5BA, some w/woodlike flr. All w/new BR carpet. $590-625. Gated patio, trees, flood lts. Part utils pd. Bus rte. 373-8310, 219-3937 6-16-38-2 *******STUDENTS******1,2,3 and 4 bedroom houses and apartments available for August. All close to campus. Most pets accepted. Call 870-2760. 8-1511-25-2 Renting Now and for Fall!! We have REAL 1/1s 3 blocks to UF GATORNEST 575 sq ft, $550 300 NW 18th Street 4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE 400 sq ft, only $450! 1600 NW 4th Avenue BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT 530 sq ft, only $450! 1220 NW 12th Street No application fee, most pets ok. For info call E.F.N. Properites, 352-371-3636 or visit our website at www.efnproperties.com 8-15-10-25-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 352-317-4408 5/3 house 630 nw 36 street $1500 4/2 house 1534 nw 54 drive $1500 6-30-11-39-2 3bedroom $509/person All inclusive townhome with everything included! Utilities, cable, internet, furniture & washer/dryer. The Laurels Apts. Call now: 352-335-4455 8-15-11-25-2 STILL SEARCHING? Call 352-375-7104 today! trend4rent.com8-15-25-25 WALK2UF.COMLocation, Location, Affordable 352-375-8256 8-15-25-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-0511-10-2 TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS Upscale, 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to UF campus on N & E sides. Year lease, begin ning summer or fall. Sorry, no pets. K & M Properties. 372-1509 8-15-11-25-2 GREAT LOCATION GREAT PRICE2BR/1BA apts on Univ Ave across from UF Stadium & O'Dome. Modern, all elec, cent H/AC, $600/mo K&M Properties 372-1509 8-15-11-25-2 WWW.BELLAPROPERTIES.NET Palm Villas luxury graduate apartments in a small and quiet complex. 2 BR/2 BA available for $465 per BR. Call to tour 335-5424 8-15-11-25-2. WALK TO UF. START SUMMER OR FALL Studios $425--$400 1BR/1BA $550-$450 2BR $850-$800 1 yr lease, SD, NS, NP. Call/Text 352-870-7256 gvll32601@gmail.com 7-28-11-22-2 CONDOS.JACKSONSQUARE.USLuxury condos 3 blocks North of UF 352-870-9453 8-15-25-2 Walk or Bike to Campus!1,2,3,4 & 5 BR houses & condos available. Campus Realty 352-692-3800 rentals.campusrealtygroup.com 7-28-1134-2 Clean small efficiency Quiet.Wash/dry on prem.Wat/Sew incl NS No Pets.1/2m south UF/Shands,2 bus routes.$399/m.Same furnished $410/m 352-262-2871 Owner/agent 8-2-11-30-2 Post Apartments 352 376 0080. 352 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net Clean, spacious, private apts. for calm, quiet, stable, mature persons. Duckpond duplex 920 NE 6th Ave. $700 Carport, large yard, big trees, burglar bars, WDH, CHA, carpet. 1808 1830 NW 10th St.1 and 2 bedrooms. $500-$650. Private patio with lock gate, large yard, big trees, carpet. 1700 SW 16th Ct.1 and 2 br Condos $550 $650 1 block from Shands 8-15-11-25-2 Pinnacle Point large 2 bedroom townhouse just minutes from UF & Butler Plaza. All of our units are newly refurbished with all new appliances, tile, carpet, paint, light fixtures and more! Call today for specials 352-373-7578 8-15-11-25-2 LUXURY 3/2 CREEK'S EDGE CONDO Quiet upstairs condo. 1300 sf. Like New, lg. rooms, hardwood floors, upgraded kitchen and appl. W/D. Mins to campus on direct bus rt. $975 727-463-0560 6-30-1114-2 LUXURY DOWNTOWN CONDO! Stylish City living in Regents Park Beautiful, huge and quiet! Two story, 3BR/2.5 bath, w/garage Avail in Aug @ $1600/mo. Call Union Properties at 373-7578. 8-15-11-25-2 3BR/1BA house available August in SW Gainesville. Central heat/AC, hardwood/ tile floors, washer/dryer, carport, Florida room, private fenced backyard with patio, pet-friendly. $900/month. ph. 352-318-1053 6-16-11-12-2 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 large rooms w/private baths. 10 min to UF. Large home, quiet neighborhood. $550/mo + utils per room. Cable, W/D, hardwood floors. 5 mins to busline. Call 352-284-0979 6-3011-13-2 1 MONTH FREE NO APPLICATION FEE Apts Starting at $350 Pets OK! Call Today. Meadowcrest Apts. 352-378-3988 meadowcrest@wbsproperties.com 6-14-11-10-2 1/1 w/ private gated court yard in small quiet complex. Prefect for the serious student or quiet proffesional small pets ok. $450 mnth call: 352 377-2150 6-16-11-10-2 1/1 Campus Edge 3rd floor, very calm. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, stove, fridge, microwave, overlook ing the pool, gym. $699/m, Avail July 352262-2871 Owner Agent 7-14-11-16-2 Charming 2BR 1 BA Cottage Blocks to UF 2703 NW 2nd Ave. Central h/a, laundry with w/d, large private screened porch. No Pets, Avail August. Grandaddy oaks. $875/ mo. 1st last $500 security. 352-332-5836 6-16-11-10-2 POOL HOUSE 4BR/3BA 2816 W Univ Ave 1 mi to UF. Fenced-in nice backyard. W/D, DW. Avail now. $1500/mo summer, $1600/mo fall NEG. 327-2931, 376-6183 6-16-11-10-2 2/2.5 Townhome ONLY $940Internet & Cable www.TheLandingsUF.com 352-336-3838 8-15-21-2 Very nice Rockwood Villas Townhouse 3/3 for only $900.00/month-Great deal! Large bedrooms, updated appliances, Washer/dryer, 2 pools, lots of parking Call Jared at (941) 737-6997 6-30-11-10-2 1st mo $100 off. Near UF. Beautiful 4BR/2BA home. FL rm w/inground jacuzzi. W/D. Tile flr. 2-car attached garage, storage shed. Walk to grocery/shops. Avail 8/9. $1399/mo 904-534-6982, kencarmgravs@comcast.net 6-16-11-8-2TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 9

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Great 3/2 House w/crpt & w/d (1100sqft) Rent $1050/month with lease Pets allowed :) Available June 1st Contact Kathryn: kesamai@gmail.com 4102 NW 21st Terrace Gville, FL 32608 7-14-14-2 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7129 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 6-30-11-10-2 HUGE 4BR/2BA HOUSE 2 blks from UF/ Sorority Row/Norman Hall/Shands area dining rm, remodeled baths, cent AC/heat, wd flrs, W/D, DW, pets maybe, parking! Avail Aug 16th 1 yr. $2175 352-665-8166 lv mssg 8-15-11-21-2 LARGE 4BR/2BA HOUSE. Extremely Nice, bike to UF, central AC/heat, W/D, dishwash er, ice, garage, fenced yard, landscaped. No pets. Avail Aug 16th 1 year. $1590/mo. 352-665-8166 lv mssg 8-15-11-21-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1, 2 & 3 bdrm floor plans starting at $635. Washer/Dryer, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool, Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun 12-4 700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvillas.com text (Lakewood)@65586 8-15-11-20-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture Pkgs. incl. Washer/Dryer, FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4 701 SW 26nd Blvd 888-267-5078 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass) 65586 8-15-11-20-2 UPPER WESTSIDE / NANTUCKET1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & stadium. For info. call 352-872-4644 upperwestside@cmcapt.com text: upperwestside@65374 8-15-11-20-2 2/2 ROCKWOOD VILLAS, $750, NEAR MALL & UF. LOTS OF PARKING, CORNER UNIT, HAS OWN W+D D.AGUIRRE. AZOCAR@GMAIL.COM OR 347.878.9072 AVAILABLE JULY 1. 7-5-11-10-2 2BR HOUSEPrivate yard. Small dog OK. $650/mo 6200 SW 13th St. 352-372-6881 or 352-213-3901 6-28-11-8-2 LIVE ON UF LAKE PERFECT FOR PROFESSIONALS/GRAD. 2BR/2BA pristine Bivens Arm condo. Large den/3rd BR, hdwd flrs, W/D, pool, canoe. Walk/bike to Shands/UF, bus stop. $1190/mo. 407-8321458 6-28-11-8-2 4bed/4 bath condo available on 7/31. $275 per person.1.5 miles from UF; on bus line. All appliances &some furniture included. Call J. Erney at 352-328-1266. 7-7-11-10-2 LARGE 1 Bedrooom Condo in HAILE PLANTATION on GOLFCOURSE next to POOL & CLUBHOUSE. Beautiful Tranquil location just minutes from U.F. 2nd Floor Unit $750 per month. MCHENRYSCOTT@HOTMAIL.COM 407-493-4748 6-16-11-5-2NOW LEASING FOR FALL!!!1 Bedrooms Apts. starting at $425.00 2 Bedroom Apts starting at $495. www.associatesrealty.com 352-372-7755 6-14-11-4-2 ***FALL RENTAL*** 4,5,6+ Bdrm Houses for Rent Call Eric @ 352-682-7424 Ask abt Family Discounts Immediate Move-In Available 8-15-11-17-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-372-1494 x10 www.merrillmanagement.com CIRCE APTS: 2BR 1BA Apt 1 BLKS TO UF Wood Floors or Carpet $500/Mo Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht. 1216 SW 3rd Avenue GRAD II Apts 1BR & 2BR 1BA 1BLK TO UF Central H & Air, Laundry On site. 1BR $500/Mo 2BR-$800/Mo 1236 Sw 4th Avenue Marcott Apts 1BR 1BA $500/Mo Central H & Air, 600 Sq. Ft. Carpet, No Laundry 1029 Sw 3rd Avenue RITZ Apts 2BR 1BA Apts $600-$675/Mo Carpet or Tile Floors, No Laundry 1234 & 1238 SW 1st Avenue Central H & Air, Behind Leonardos. ROBERT OBRIEN APTS 1BR 1BA $400/Mo Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht, Laundry on site 2901 NW 14th St. PICKWICK PARK 2BR 1 BA Condo Carpet, Central H & Air, Dishwasher Pool, Clubhouse etc. $675/Mo 4411 SW 34th Street #1005 3BR 1BA Home 3 BLOCKS TO UF! Wood Floors, Central H & Air Avail late August. 1012 SW 3rd Avenue $1200/Mo 3BR 1BA HOME NEAR LAW SCHOOL Carpet, Central H & Air, Yard 217 NW 36th Drive $950/Mo 2BR 1BA DUPLEX $600/MO New Carpet, Window A/C Nat Gas Ht. 6 BLKS to UF 604 NW 13th Terrace 6-28-11-3-2 3240 NW 41st Ave. On bus rte. 3BR/1BA house. Quiet neighborhood, W/D, DW, cent A/C, screened porch, fenced yard, pet friendly. Avail 8/1. $1000/mo. 1st + security. 407509-4574 6-30-11-6-2 NOW LEASING FOR FALL!! 3 and 4 bedroom houses, Close to Campus! Starting at $1095.00 www.associatesrealty.com 352-372-7755 6-16-11-4-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $515, 2BR $595 352-335-0420 8-31-11-24-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $445, 2 BR $545. 352-335-0420 8-3111-24-2 **WALK TO UF** 617 NW 19th ST. 4BR/2BTH. 1600/mo. Park cars for games, make money while you rent!!! Avail Aug 1. Wood floors, washer/dryer. Call (803)4138669. 6-28-11-3-2 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the 1/1 Reduced Price Poolhouse ONE MONTH FREE RENT 925/mo. W/D covered patio. Pets OK. Utilities Cable Internet Included. e-mail laurencrunyon@gmail.com 6-2811-3-3 Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 8-15-25-4 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $385.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED, NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMESTER LEASING, Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-26-11-78-4 Walk to UF from a 4bd/2ba NW house. Male or female. No pets/smoking. Free off-street parking $450/mo. Includes all utilities, wifi, security system, Available 8/1 yearly lease. 727-726-2915 6-16-11-38-4 STUDENTS NEEDED TOWNHOUSE W/D, clubhouse, pool, gated, parking, on bus route. $350/mo + utils per room. Call 727729-1561 6-30-11-27-4 350/mo 2 blocks from campus Close to downtown814-440-3325 or jfidorra@hotmail.com 6-30-11-14-4 MATURE PROFESSIONAL Share 3BR/3BA pool home near UF. Safe area across from Plaza Royale. Bus rte. No alcohol or drugs. $325 + 1/3 util. 2 rms available 5/13. No pets. 371-3837 6-28-11-13-4 $350 moves you in! No deposit or last months rent. Mature male student to share furnished 4/2. FR, LR, W/D, maid service, yrd man, 5 min from UF, new kitchen, big yard. No pets, non-smoker. (813) 362-7729 or 362-7881 6-28-11-9-4 Male college student wanted for gated 4BR/4BA Countryside condo, poolside, own BD & BA, W/D, cable, hi-speed internet, early stop on UF bus rte. Utils incl. $400/mo. No deposit 863-634-1893 6-30-11-10-4 2BR/2BA avail now in 4BR/4BA Countryside condo. $435/mo/room utils incl. Direct bus to UF 3 mis. Pool, exercise room, nicely furn. 3rd Flr. W/D, wireless. Flo 352-357-9656, or 352-636-4814 7-28-11-18-4 Grad student looking for female students in fully furnished 4/4 condo at Countryside. $425/month. Includes cable/internet, utilities, W/D. On 2 bus routes. Contact Megan 727542-8155. 6-16-11-6-4 Looking for 4 UF students to rent furnished 4/4 student condo at Countryside at the University. W/D, pool, no pets, on bus rt, 1.5 mi from UF. 1st floor. Ready Aug 1st. $400/ mo/rm. Call 386-295-7929 or 386-672-6969 7-14-11-11-4 Grad student looking for female roommate who is clean and studious. Windsor Park furnished condo 3/3, own bed/bath, on bus stop close to UF. Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $375/mo + 1/3 utilities. 407-361-1154. 6-30-11-6-4 Roommate wanted for summer B and/or fall: College house; 4/3: lg rooms, lg yard, fp & lg pool, walk/bike to UF or 4.5 mi to SFC, nice/safe neighborhood! Join the good life! $375/mo +1/4 util. Call Justin 813-748-6042 6-28-11-5-4 I am looking for a male roommate who is very nice and easy to get along with. Asking $300/mo which includes util & Dish Network TV. If interested, call Joe at 331-4239 or 352682-9412 7-7-7-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condo for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-15-25-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-15-25-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty 352-219-2879 8-15-25-5 Perfect 2/2 Townhouse 3.5 miles UF $135,500. Master bdrm upstairs. New A/C, kitchen appliances, siding, and much more. Pictures, ect at Realtor.com MLS #319897. 352-376-9756 6-16-11-9-5 HOME TO BUILD -Suppose you wanted to build a house that was different from, and better than the local norm; a house with grace and proportion, a house which felt more like a friendly, solid and enfolding home, and less like an ungainly, manufactured and impersonal structure. Please call Dee or Arty at A&M Restoration (316-0374 or 371-4259). 6-16-11-2-5 THINK YOU CANT BUY? Credit score of 600 qualifies you to apply now. Homes as low as $500/ month. Oak Park MHC 4000 SW 47th Street Gainesville, Fl 32608 Call Tessie 888-486-1607 7-14-11-8-5 New homes, 3.2 miles north of UF 3BD/2BA 2-car garages. Starting at 148,900 1659 NW 34th Ave Model home ForestCreek.me Schackow Realty 352-514-5060 6-3011-4-5 BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 8-15-11-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-15-11-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-15-11-25-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 8-15-25-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 8-15-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 8-15-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-15-11-25-610, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 13Florida misses championship by narrow margin for third straight yearleap of 17.80m/58-4.75 (+2.3) in the triple jump the longest in collegiate history he looked back at his own missed chances to score points in the long jump and relays as learning experiences going forward. Personally, if I took the long jump like [the triple jump] and my last, maybe I wouldve gotten really about making the most of every opportunity you have because next year or even tomor competition, Florida also squandered a chance at major points in the 4x100-meter relay when senior Terrell Wilks and junior Jeff Demps fumbled the baton exchange. Texas A&M took second and eight points in the event, while UF was tagged with a DNF. Im not sure exactly what UF coach Mike Holloway said. Im not going to drag them through the mud. At the end of the day, Im going to take responsibility as a coach and thats my The mistake capped off a nightmare meet for Demps, who was unable to qualify for Fridays he was stricken with a leg cramp mid-stride. Despite missing several scor ing opportunities, Florida was in and prevent top-ranked Texas A&M from winning to take But the Aggies exploded out of the gates to easily win the rethe Gators sixth-place squad of Taylor, Jovon Toppin, Sean Obinwa and Tony McQuay. Things like this, it makes you hungry and wanting to better yourself as a person and also as a team so you dont get into these The womens team also fell short of its expectations with a After scoring in just two events, Floridas lone bright spot came from distance runner Genevieve LaCaze, who broke her own school record in the steeplechase for the third consecutive meet. With a clocked time of 9:59.44, the season was over 25 seconds faster than her top effort heading into the 2011 season. If Im giving our women a Holloway said. Were young and all of those girls will be back next year. What they did is they went out there and competed their tails off like we asked them to do, and I think they did TRACK, from page 14AP PhotoFlorida sprinter Jeff Demps (left) had a rough weekend at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The junior DQd in the 100-meter dash. He was also part of a fumbled baton exchange with Terrell Wilks (right) in UF SOFTBALLBy BRYAN HOLTAlligator Writer Gators trying to make Team USA: Four UF players are spending their week in Chula Vista, Calif., at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Megan Bush, Cheyenne Coyle, Michelle Moultrie and Brittany Schutte are vying to be included on the 17-person roster for the U.S. Softball Womens National Team. If selected, the players will participate in six events in three countries highlighted by the World Cup of Softball VI (July 21-25, Oklahoma City) and the 2011 Pan American Games (Oct. 17-23, Guadalajara, Mexico). The team will also have a three-city U.S. exhibition tour that makes a stop in Plant City on June 25. Out of the 35 players invited to the selection camp which runs from June 12-17 and features position drills and exhibition games only Coyle and Arizona State ace Dallas Escobedo are freshmen. Kelsey Bruder, Tim Walton begin new season: Just three days after watching one of his seasons end, UF coach Tim Walton found himself leading another team on Friday night at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Walton also coaches the USSSA Pride of National Pro Fastpitch a Kissimmee-based team that started its third season with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Bandits on Friday. Second-round draft pick Kelsey Bruder joined the team on Saturday and served as a pinch runner in Sundays game. said. The talent we have on that team [may be equal] to some Olympic teams that have been out there. Shes in for The Pride features eight former Olympians, including Cat Osterman, Jessica Mendoza and Caitlin Lowe. Bruder joins former Gator Francesca Enea on the squad, which begins another series with the Bandits in Rosemont, Ill., on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Incoming freshman receives state honor: Dunnellon Softball Player of the Year on Thursday. The UF signee will add the trophy to her familys collection. Older sister and Gators third baseman Kasey Fagan won the award twice and was the second softball player ever to be named Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2010. Sami is a lead-off speedster who has seen time at shortstop and catcher during her high school career. As a senior at Dunnellon, she batted .693 with four triples and 28 stolen bases. She had a state record 63-game hit streak during her sophomore and junior seasons. Fagan is part of a 2011 Florida recruiting class touted as the best in the nation by ESPN Rise.Matt Tripp / Alligator File Photo

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Sports TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org POLL RESULTS By JESSE SIMONTONAlligator Staff Writerjsimonton@alligator.org The top-ranked Gators were eight outs away from clinching back-to-back College World Series appear ances Saturday. Instead, they imploded twice, culminating in Mississippi States Nick Vickersons stunning walk-off two-run homer. On Sunday, after Vickerson propelled another Bulldogs comeback, the Gators the No. 2 national seed were eight outs away from their season ending. But with the noose tightening, Preston Tucker sliced the hangmans knot. shot to straight away center, paving the way to an 8-6 win in the deciding Game 3 of the Super Regional and sending UF to Omaha, Neb., in consecutive seasons for We had a great opportunity to slam the door and get Florida to put balls in play, and we didnt, MSU coach John Cohen said. The Gators did put the ball in play over the weekend just often times where no Mississippi State playMcKethan Stadium doubled as Coors Field on Sun4-0 lead. But the Bulldogs scrapped all afternoon and rallied to take a late two-run advantage. In a 6-4 game in the seventh, Cohen brought in Caleb Reed his closer who tossed a gutsy 82 pitches in MSUs 4-3 win Saturday to face the heart of UFs Reed, operating on fumes, retired Mike Zunino on a sac bunt and was asked to pitch around Tucker to POLL QUESTION alligatorSports PODCAST Previous question: If you were a SEC coach, would you sign Steve Spurriers proposal to pay players out of your own pocket? Percent (Votes)No 59% (69) Yes 41% (48)117 TOTAL VOTES The boys are back in town Wednesday with the latest rumblings and grumblings as Matt Watts, John Boothe and Bryan Holt join host Jesse Simonton to discuss baseballs wild weekend, LeBrons shrinkage, the Stanley Cup Finals and as promised, SOCCER. Dont miss our brand-new award segment. Subscribe and download on iTunes. Bryan Doolin / AlligatorNo. 1 Florida punched consecutive tickets to the College World Series after trumping Mississippi State 8-6 Sunday. In a UF BASEBALLGators headed back to Omaha after Tuckers blastThe Gators won an absolutely, downright riveting game Sunday to advance to the College World Series school history. A power fest featuring six homers and three lead changes was the perfect conclusion to an emotionally charged weekend Gators fans will remember forever whether this season ultimately ends with the programs Theres only one problem: You werent there to see it. Fifteen minutes before Sundays naildium were so empty the glare off the metal benches made me envious of the ber-cool Ray-Bans my colleague (who will remain nameless) likes to sport. Slowly, the slew of rowdy Bulldogs fans tailgating a mere cornhole toss away from the front gate began to woes waned. Sundays announced attendance was 3,812 of which, a solid 500 to 1,000 were sporting maroon and white. Saturdays walk-off loss was witnessed by a reported 4,223 people. Friday was the worst, with an attendance of 2,446 although it actually looked more like around 1,500 in the seats. All three games were broadcast nationwide on ESPN, bare bleachers and all.No one home: Florida fans absent as baseball team makes history By JOHN BOOTHEAlligator Writer After the Gators came up achOutdoor Championship on Satur day, UF jumper Christian Taylor with missed chances. For the third consecutive year, champion Texas A&M by two points or less. The No. 3 Gators Iowa, ended a chance to sweep both NCAA track titles, after winning the indoor meet in March. It teaches us to take every race like its our last, because you know it could be. Taylor said. Though the junior claimed an individual title with a Herculean Squandered scoring opportunities doom UFSEE TRACK, PAGE 13 SEE BASE, PAGE 15 SEE WATTS, PAGE 15 Tr ac k Matt WattsTelling You Watts Up mwatts@alligator.org Todays question: How many games will the top-ranked Gators baseball team win in Omaha, Neb., during the College World Series?

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After getting demolished in Game 1, Mississippi State third baseman Jarrod Parks seemed legitimately surprised by the lack of orange-and-blue clad fans in attendance. When we show up to the park, youre expecting maybe 15,000 fans, he said. But when we came here, it just seemed like a regular SEC weekend. Per their team website, the Bulldogs average 6,103 fans each game. But other places like Arkansas Baum Stadium are known to pack in upward of 10,000-12,000 during the regular season Florida averaged just under 3,500 fans over the weekend. To their credit, the UF fans that did show up were passionate, informed and very much into the game. They did everything fans are supposed to do there just werent enough of them. Sure, the noon and 1 p.m. start times were not optimal. The matchup with Southeastern Conference pseudo-rival Mississippi State wasnt exactly spectacular. And the 11-1 rout on Friday didnt help. Still, there should be no excuse for being absent when your Florida Gators left their mark. Redshirt junior Tommy Toledo and juniors Nick Maronde and Greg Larson likely threw their last pitch inside a stadium adorned with their accomplishments. MLB draft pick Preston Tucker, who didnt get a hit until Sunday, walloped a game-winning rope minutes after it seemed like Floridas season was sunk. Senior Josh Adams played his school-record 248th game in a Gators uniform and fellow senior Bryson Smith played one of his last. Those who stuck around saw three days of emotion culminate in sheer joy. When Tyler Thompson squeezed idas pressures of being No. 1, of playing without two of its best, living up to the expectations evaporated as quickly as Tuckers game-winner left the yard. With his players forming a dogpile near the mound, sion too. His emphatic Gator chomps to the crowd were telling. This one meant a lot to him as well. It just was an emotional game, OSullivan said. It was an emotional game for the players. It was an emotional game for me. I want to thank the fans for coming out. It was awfully hot [Sunday]. They were outstanding all day long. They couldve gave up on us when we gave up the tying run and we gave up the two runs to go down 6-4, but they didnt give up on us. A coach would never criticize the fans; its not his place. But this team deserves better support. Sure, expecting The Mac to turn into Fenway overnight is unreasonable. But OSullivan is on the verge of building a genuine dynasty in Gainesville. This is history in the making. The resources, the coaching and the players are all there, but where are the fans? TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15 MSU closer Caleb Reed surrenders go-ahead round-tripper in seventhface the right-handed hitting Josh Adams. Instead, he hung a 3-1 changeup and Tucker changed the course of Floridas season. Everyone was kind-of questioning whether we could come back. It completely changed the momentum, said Tucker, who also acknowledged the long ball was the biggest hit of his storied career. Although Reed recorded three outs in the inning, the damage was done. The game screamed, This is the whole game, and it ended up being that, Cohen said. We werent going to get to the ninth if we didnt bring Caleb in. He was on the bench telling us he wanted to be a part of it. Freshman Daryl Norris one of eight Bulldogs pitchers used Sunday walked Nolan Fontana and Bryson Smith on 10 pitches to start the seventh, igniting UFs rally. We were a couple of strikes from changing the momentum and going to Omaha, Cohen said. But there are no moral victories. Both teams displayed tremendous resolve in an intense and dramatic series. Gators starter Alex Panteliodis shut down the the junior southpaw retired before Vickerson nearly erased three-run homer. The pressure swelled as the Gators squandered multiple insurance opportunities, including when Tucker laced a double down nailed Zunino at the plate. In the seventh, the pesky Bulling three runs with two outs. Mississippi State tied the game with Vickersons RBI single and plated the go-ahead runs on Brent Brownlees two-run knock. I thought we really had a chance, Vickerson, the Bulldogs star second baseman, said. But MSUs lead lasted just a single out as Floridas fortunes quickly turned with Tuckers shot. Both teams battled all weekend long, UF coach Kevin OSullivan said. I think it was one of the best games Ive been involved in. We just got a couple more runs. BASEBALL, from page 14Bryan Doolin / Alligator Although the top-ranked Gators made history, clinching back-to-back College World Series berths, Florida fans were largely missing from the riveting Super Regional weekend series. UF averaged less than 3,500 fans each game. WATTS, from page 14 I thought we really had a chance."Nick Vickerson MSU second baseman

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By JESSE SIMONTONAlligator Staff Writerjsimonton@alligator.org Kevin OSullivan was lost Saturday afternoon, mentally exhausted from a shocking and brutal walk-off defeat. After surviving another seesaw affair Sunday, Floridas coach fresh with a renewed sense of clarity and relief was so emotionally charged he sprinted around McKethan Stadium unleashing a Gator chomping fury. But the 1,440 minutes in between were like a colonoscopy: cruel to a mans brain. Before the top-ranked Gators advanced to their second straight College World Series, OSullivan said he was a nervewracked mess, soul-searching and over-analyzing every deciI learned more about coaching in the last 24 hours than I have in the last four years, he said. It was a hard, long night [Saturday] night. Before the postseason even started, OSullivan admitted 2011 had already been a grind with the burden of expectations and overnight pressure. Saturdays shell-shocking defeat triggered a culmination of stress over a trying season. Everything was lined up for this team to lose, he said. It took a lot of restraint, a lot of thinking. I had to think through the words. I had to do the best job I could. A loss away from elimination, OSullivan sought guidance from other coaches who had dealt with lofty expectations. He heeded advice from a two-time NCAA champion and a three-time Super Bowl winner. I leaned on some guys whove had a lot of success, he said. Billy Donovan. Charlie Weiss. UFs basketball coach served as the steward counsel, suggesting that OSullivan meet with the team late Saturday night something Floridas coach said his team never does after a loss. I had my head in my rearend, and I needed to pick myself up because the players were going to look to me, he said. Billy thought it would be a good idea to get the team together last night just to see my face for 10 minutes. OSullivan decided that the heartbreaking loss merited such a team gathering. Sundays heroes, Mike Zunino and Preston Tucker, said the meeting relieved tension, allowing all the players to wipe away frustrations and regrets. Doesnt work all the time, OSullivan said. Youre rolling the dice because youre doing something that you normally dont do all year, but I took his advice and I met with the team for 10 minutes. Short and sweet. Although it was hardly easy Sunday, the Gators displayed enough resiliency to punch their ticket back to Omaha, Neb., and OSullivan mentally eased, yet vividly animated was ready to celebrate. The normally reserved and subdued coach reveled in the moment by ignitGator chomps and a Gatorade bath. A lot of pressure on us to win, so it was just a big relief, he said. A big relief. It becomes obvious that its very difeasy. No team goes quietly in this tournament. It gives you a different perspective. You take a step back and take a breather and enjoy the moment a little more. 16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 Heres what several players and coaches were saying after a wild and eventful Super Regional weekend in Gainesville. We were sort of content just going last year. It was a big step just knowing we could get there. This year we UF catcher Mike Zunino on the College World Series UF coach Kevin OSullivan on the pressure of regrouping after Saturdays loss expectations MSU second baseman Nick Vickerson on the weekend and season-ending loss MSU coach John Cohen on bringing in closer Caleb Reed in the seventh closing out Sundays win Rosa Taveras / Alligator StaffUF BASEBALLSully learns from hectic seriesBrett Le Blanc / AlligatorCoach Kevin OSullivan said he learned more about coaching in a Everything was lined up for this team to lose. ... It took a lot of restraint, a lot of thinking. I had to think through the words. I had to do the best job I could.Kevin OSullivan UF baseball coach


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