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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Gainesville to release new hurricane alert systemThe citys new system will launch in the next month or so, pg 10Local radio station holds yard sale100.1 FM sold art, toys and clothes in an effort to raise operating funds pg 8 With veteran leadership and workhorse freshman, the Gators made it back to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight year under coach Bryan Shelton., pg 14VOLUME 112 ISSUE 90Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Taylour Marks / Alligator StaffGainesville Mayor Lauren Poe leads a pack of bicyclists through Depot Park Saturday Morning as part of the fourth annual Ride with Your Mayor and Commissioners event. By Gillian SweeneyAlligator Staff WriterWith all the water thats been pouring from the sky, its a wonder that UFs sprinklers never stop spitting. As of May 22, Gainesville has received 5.38 inches of rain throughout the month. This is 1.5 inches above average. Even with all of this rain, UF keeps the sprinklers running. Occasionally, the sprinklers even work with the rain to keep the grass wet. Wasteful, is the word Joean Cho, a UF psychology junior, used to describe UFs practice of watering the grass on campus while its raining. rector Matt Williams offered an explanation on why running the sprinklers in the rain is actually a sustainable practice. The campus is unique in that it has its own in-house waste water treatment plant, Williams said. For years, the plant had been cleaning the waste water, which comes from the sinks and toilets on campus. pression of soil, Williams said. Over the years, this treatment method turned that small depression into the Lake Alice we know today. That system was then changed to push treated water into injection wells, Williams said. Most wells pull water out of the ground, but these wells push it deep underground. Williams said this method is safe, and it is used throughout the state. The school later looked into using this water for irrigation, Williams said. At the time, the irrigation system was a major sink for water. This system was changed about 10 years ago to use the reclaimed water for the sprinklers the water used for irrigation on campus comes from the reclaimed water system. When the tank becomes too full, the irrigation system runs, even if its raining, Williams said. This is in addition to scheduled watering. The amount of water in the tank is dependent on the number of students on campus using sinks, showers and toilets, Williams said. This means the number of times the sprinklers come on can change on a weekly basis. Even if it continues raining for another week, you might actually see the sprinklers come on in the rain, Williams said. @gilliangsweeney gsweeney@alligator.orgAlligator Contributing Writer hardships that come with home ownership, he said one problem has been consistent. Air potato vines pose a threat to native plant life by growing around other plants and absorbing sunlight directed toward to the Florida Noxious Weed List by the wetlands and hills, is ripe with plant life where he says the vines really go crazy. The vines damage magnolias, oaks and red maple trees. and vines, but that was sort of a losing batThe vines name comes from its ability to quickly produce hundreds of pounds of large growths that resemble potatoes, said agent for UFs Institute of Food and AgriThe resilient potatoes from the vines dont need water or soil to grow. We forgot a bag in a car and they grew right out of the bag, Carnevale said. To combat the invasive vines, the Polk vine beetles available to Polk County residents to protect their properties. Carnevale said the beetles will come in a container complete with a road snack of air potato leaves and an information sheet on how to properly release them at residences. The idea was brought to her team when quested that the air potato leaf beetles be ered by the UF-associated Hayslip Biological Control Research and Containment Laboratory. This is because he couldnt guarantee he would be home when the beetles were delivered, Carnevale said. They might perish if they are left out on the porch all day. Carnevale said her department plans to expand this service to other extension ofIts raining consistently. Heres why UFs sprinklers are still onIFAS gives weed-eating beetles to Florida residents By Alana WilsonAlligator Contributing Writer The Gainesville-based pediatric nurse said she nearly lost her son a few years ago when he was hit by another vehicle while riding his bicycle on UFs campus. There probably needs to be more implementation for bicycle safety, Boada said. Boada may get her wish. In honor of National Bike Month, Gainesville Their goal was to highlight the benMayor Lauren Poe, along with Gainesville City Commissioners, led the three-mile bike ride. Poe said about 100 residents of all ages attended the event. Eventually, we want to have a completely interconnected grid of multi-use trails and paths that are off the main road network, Poe said. The route they followed is part of a continuous urban trail system an interconnected group of bike paths. The city is also working on an for cyclists. There has been progress made to the trails and existing ideas, but there will never be a deadline, Poe said. As the city changes, these paths will be added to. After the bike ride, everyone gathered around the tents to talk to Poe and the commissioners. Bike checks, bike lights and information on bicycle safety were also available at the event. I look forward to this every year, Poe said. I think what happens is people come here for the biking, but they end up talking about a lot of other things that they want to see for the city. While Boadas son was able to walk away from the accident with only a totaled bike, some cyclists arent as lucky. Florida had the second highest number of cyclist SEE BIKES, PAGE 3 SEE BEETLES, PAGE 4


Todays WeatherVOLUME 112 ISSUE 90 Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Alligator The Alligator The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator The Alligator The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 alligators Events / News in BriefAM NOON PM 2 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 or email 88 WHATS HAPPENING?Wondrous Creatures: Where Science and Art Intersect gallery showcase now open Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can take a look at animals of the past in the new Wondrous Creatures: Where Science and Art Intersect exhibit now on display. This free gallery exhibition showcases five ceramic sculptures of prehistoric animals among 18th-century furniture such as a bathtub, clock and bed. For more information on the exhibit, visit or call 352-846-2000. Childrens advocate to speak to the community about the Childrens Trust of Alachua County On Wednesday, David Lawrence Jr. will present on Childrens Trust of Alachua County can make in our community. Alachua County voters will vote on a referendum on the Nov. 6 ballot to create the Childrens Trust of Alachua County. The Childrens Trust will coordinate local organizations and fund programs that address the specific needs of children in our county from birth to 18 years of age through a datadriven approach. Community advocates and leaders will hear Lawrences presentation at the Harn Museum of Art at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are free to the public but must be reserved in advance. Before the event, an optional tour of the Jacob Lawrence art exhibit is available to guests at 4:30 p.m. Following his presentation, Lawrence will attend a fundraising dinner for the Childrens Trust of Alachua County campaign. Special planning commission meeting regarding comprehensive plan updates The Alachua County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. The meeting is in the Jack Durrance Auditorium, Room 209 on the second floor of the County Administration Building, located at 12 SE First St. The Planning Commission will hear and discuss updates to the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan, specifically regarding the subjects of economic development, affordable housing and the local food economy. Those interested in learning more or making comments about these subjects are strongly encouraged to attend. Legal concerns of a small business startup The Center for Innovation & Economic Development will host a workshop June 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The workshop will focus on aspects of starting a business that may involve federal, state or local government. The center is located at 530 W. University Ave. Florida Museum participates in Blue Star Museums program through Sept. 3 The Florida Museum of Natural History is offering free admission to all fee-based exhibits for active duty U.S. military personnel and their families through Sept. 3 as part of the Blue Star Museums program. Free admission is available to any active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard personnel as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. For more information, including a list of participating museums and acceptable IDs, visit floridamuseum. or call 352-846-2000. Toastmasters meetings Want to get more comfortable speaking in front of a group? Talking Gators Toastmasters meets every Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. in Entomology Building, Room 1031. Meetings are free to attend and open to all. Visit their website at talkinggators. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to To request publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after the above events and keep them to 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper.NEWS AROUND THE WORLDSolo sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office NEW YORK In the largest disturbance yet in Disneys otherwise lucrative reign over Star Wars, the Han Solo spinoff Solo: A Star Wars Story opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney estimated Sunday that Solo will gross $101 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend, a figure below even the opening weekends of the much-derided Star Wars prequels. Last week, forecasts ran as high as $150 million for the four-day haul of Solo. Overseas ticket sales were even worse. Solo, starring Alden Ehrenreich in the role made iconic by Harrison Ford, grossed $65 million internationally in its opening weekend, including a paltry $10.1 million in China. Of course we would have hoped for this to be a bit bigger, said Dave Hollis, Disneys distribution chief. Were encouraged by the response that people have had to the film. It got a good CinemaScore (A-minus). The exits are very encouraging. Solo came in with a Millennium Falcons worth of baggage following the midproduction firing of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who were replaced by Ron Howard. With the rejiggered production, the budget soared well past $250 million.NEWSROOM Editor Engagement Managing Editor University Editor Metro Editor Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor Editorial Board Photo Editor the Avenue Editor Copy Desk Chief Copy Editors DISPLAY ADVERTISING Advertising Director Intern Coordinator Sales Representatives CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING BUSINESS Administrative Assistant Comptroller Bookkeeper ADMINISTRATION General Manager Assistant General Manager Administrative Assistant President Emeritus SYSTEMS IT System EngineerPRODUCTION Production Manager Assistant Production Manager Advertising Production Staff Editorial Production Staff VOLUME 112 ISSUE 90


TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Subtropical Storm Alberto rumbled inland Monday after its Memorial Day strike on the Gulf Coast, driving holiday beachgoers away amid heavy rains that raised South. Forecasters warned that heavy downpours from the vast storm system are increasing the potential for north Florida, much of Alabama and large areas of Georgia and elsewhere around the Southeast. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Alberto was centered about 7 p.m. Monday near the community of DeFuniak Springs in the Florida Panhandle after its Monday afternoon landfall nearby. With maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph), Alberto was crawling north at 10 mph (17 kph) as it began taking aim at the Southeast. Authorities did not immediately attribute any deaths or injuries directly to Alberto. But in North Carolina, a television news anchor and a photojournalist were killed Monday when a tree that had been uprooted from rain-soaked ground toppled on a TV vehicle as the two reported on severe weather on the fringes of the huge system, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from Albertos center. More rain is on the way. Between four and eight inches (10-25 centimeters) of rain could soak the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, and western Georgia before the storm moves on. Isolated deluges of 12 inches (30 centimeters) also are possible. Forecasters said Alberto could then become a subtropical depression during the night before spreading rains Tuesday over the Tennessee Valley and later in the week around the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes region. Meanwhile, potentially lifethreatening rough surf and rip currents continued on the northern Gulf Coast after Alberto rolled up big waves and tides along the coast. the white sands of Pensacola Beach, where swimming and wading were banned as Alberto disrupted long holiday weekend plans for millions. The storm forced some Memorial Day tributes to be canceled across Floridas Panhandle. Safety was the priority, but the decision was still a heartbreaker, said Tom Rice, a 29-year-old Army veteran who leads the organizations that had planned a ceremony Monday at Beal Memorial Cemetery in Fort Walton Beach. Some stragglers still made their way through the rain to pay tribute at the cemeterys Veterans Tribute Tower, however. Rice said Amerion the graves of all 1,700 veterans buried in the cemetery. told the Northwest Florida Daily News as wind whipped a massive whats important. Along the Florida Panhandle, tourists vowed Alberto wouldnt dampen their vacations. Jason Powell sought to keep his children entertained with movies and TV until Alberto blows past his pristine Florida vacation spot. So far weve seen a lot of wind and the ocean is really high, covering up the entire beach, Powell said. Janet Rhumes said her group of friends from Kansas had been planning their Memorial Day weekend on Navarre Beach since October. They stocked up on groceries and settled in for card games. Weve never seen one before and were here celebrating a friends 20th birthday, Rhumes told the Daily News. So how often can you say you rode a storm out? Elsewhere, Floridas Division of Emergency Management said, about 2,600 customers were without power for a time in northwestern Florida on Monday. As Albertos center heads inland it is being deprived of the warm waters that fuel tropical weather systems, causing it to weaken, forecasters said. In coming hours it was expected to become a subtropical depression. A subtropical storm has a less Taylour Marks / Alligator StaffFormer City Commissioner Randy Wells shakes the hand of a young bicyclist, William, 5, during Saturdays Ride with Your Mayor and Commissioners bike riding event. tropical storm, and its strongest winds are found farther from its center. And some of its rain bands spread hundreds of miles (kilometers) away from the core of the storm. Elsewhere, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said, a large tree toppled on a news television vehicle Monday near Tryon, North Carolina. WYFF-TV of Greenville, South Carolina, said a news anchor, Mike McCormick, and photojournalist, Aaron Smeltzer, with that station were both killed. McCormick and Smeltzer had just interviewed Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant as they covered storms in North Carolina. Ten minutes later we get the call and it was them, Tennant said at a news conference, his voice cracking. Tennant did not directly blame the up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) of rain that fell Monday from the fringes of Alberto for the deaths. He said the roots of a large tree that toppled on the vehicle came loose from ground saturated by a weeks worth of earlier rain. The men died instantly, their TV vehicles engine still running, Tennant said. fatalities in the country in 2016, according to the Department of Transportation and the National tration. The City Commission has adopted a Vision Zero policy, Gainesville City Commissioner Adrian Hayes-Santos said. The goal of the policy is to eliminate injuries and fatalities on the roads. The Vision Zero policy will be implemented in 2018, according to the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Boards meeting minutes. Megan Wallrich, a 31-year-old wildlife biologist, said she appreciated the message behind Mayor Poes bike event, but she also wants to see more come from it. There is a huge community here for cyclists, she said. Hopefully that prompts them to also make changes in the future.BIKES, from pg. 1Bike safety was stressed at the event


4 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 GUIDE TO DINING OUT BREAKFASTBagels & NoodlesServing breakfast and fresh bagels 6:30 am 3:00 pm. Serving Vietnamese cuisine Pho noodle soup and more. 11 am 9 pm. 1222 W. University Ave. ITALIANManuels Vintage RoomThis family owned restaurant is perfect for dinner any day of the week. Come in and check out one of the best wine lists in town. Ask questions and learn while you wait for the chef to put out nothing but goodness from the kitchen using fresh, simple, and local ingredients. Ask about our Monday Wine Dinners and private parties for lunch or dinner. Open Tues-Sat 5pm-10pm, Sun 5pm-9pm. 6 South Main St. (352) 375-7372 ORGANICDaily GreenFresh, unique, organic, food! Soups, salads, homemade sweets, juices and smoothies. Vegan/gluten free options. Like us on Facebook. 436 SE 2nd St. w-sat 11-7, sun brunch 10-3 dailygreendowntown.orgSOUTHERNThe Yearling RestaurantSince 1952 Gators have been coming to The Yearling Restaurant. If your parents, grandparents, or greatgrandparents went to UF they most likely ate here. We serve gator, frog legs, duck, quail + venison + a wide variety of seafood + steaks. Top it off with our famous sour orange pie. Now that is a meal any FL Gator can enjoy. So come on out to the creek + take a step back in time. Only here can you see the legendary bluesman Willie The Real Deal Green, playing nightly.Contact Alligator Advertising to feature your business here 352-376-4482 DINING ORGANIC COFFEEMaudes Classic CafeServing locally roasted coffee and a wide array of desserts and treats made daily. Bring your own cup for a buck off! Free Wireless, lot parking. Indoor and Outdoor seating. Next to the Hippodrome. 336-9649 Introducing the Side Car Our Gourmet operations has expanded to include a swanky next door bar! Rotating taps, excellent wine selection. Open LateWORLDCivilizationRide the rail trail to its Northern end and discover lots of vegetarian dishes, espresso drinks, housemade desserts, craft beer and sustainable wine. Dine inside the historic Gulf Oil building or outside under the modern portico. 1511 NW 2nd Street. Open for lunch 11-2, Tues-Fri & for dinner 5:30-9 Tues-Sat. Shreve has received the beetles for a few years now and usually gets about 50 to 100 at a time. He hasnt noticed the beetles eating any of the other plants on his property. So far they havent eaten anything but air potatoes, Shreve said. We have some stuff that looks just like air potatoes or (has a) very similar leaf structure, but they wont touch it. Carnevale said the beetles have been tested to ensure they only consume the air potato vine. Even though the vine has been an ongoing problem across the state, it does not stop people from having fun with them. Carnevale described air potato roundlike Alachua as outreach events. They were similar to Easter egg hunts with prizes for biggest, smallest and most unusually shaped air potatoes. Within two years of the beetles being offered to residents and land managers in Polk County, the air potato vine was no longer one of the top problem species in the area, Carnevale said. The site we did this at a couple of times didnt have any air potatoes left, Carnevale said. We couldnt do (air potato roundups) because the beetles were so successful. To request beetles, Polk County residents may visit the Hayslip Biological Control Research and Containment Laboratorys website. A few forms must be authorized and then residents may pick up their own army of potato leaf beetles. The next delivery to the IFAS extension in Bartow will be June 6. Shreve said he was glad UF could help local governments to take strides in eradicating the invasive plant. This is a great example of academic institutions providing meaningful and actionable information, Shreve said. This is a muchneeded success story.BEETLES, from pg. 1A much-needed success story. By Jessica CurbeloAlligator Staff WriterGainesville Police arrested a man Thursday night for an alleged drunken assault that occurred earlier in May. Anthony Gaylor went out to celebrate his 21st birthday May 5. According to the GPD report, Gaylor was intoxicated when he got home. At around 9 p.m., Gaylor knocked on his roommates door. He tried hugging his roommate, then allegedly rubbed his roommates genitals outside of his clothing and entered his bedroom without consent, according to the arrest report. After his roommate walked to the kitchen, Gaylor allegedly held a fork under his roommates chin and told the roommate he should kill himself. Gaylor then grabbed a large knife and held it to his roommates temple, repeatedly saying he should kill himself. Gaylor reportedly caused some bleeding and a small cut to his roommates temple. The victim tried to run to the door, but Gaylor slammed it shut and locked it. According to the report, he then pinned his roommate onto the couch and began choking him until he couldnt breathe. The victim was able to get away and lock himself in his bedroom. Almost three weeks later, GPD arrested Gaylor for the incident. According to the report, Gaylor later told police that he did drink that night, but he doesnt remember anything past trying to hug his roommate. He is currently being held at Alachua County Jail for aggravated battery and false imprisonment. His bond is set at $100,000. @jesscurbelo jcurbelo@alligator.orgGPD: Man arrested for assault


TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5 NEW STUDENT Advertise in theEDITION 2018RUN DATE: August 15th 2018 DEADLINES:June 8th (save 10%) July 7th (save 7%) Aug 3rd (save 5%)Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the New Student Edition!CALL TODAY 352.376.4482 Welcome Back EditionFall 2018Advertise in theRUN DATE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 FINAL DEADLINE FRIDAY, AUGUST 10Save 5% on your advertisement Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the Welcome Back Edition!CALL TODAY CRIME ROUNDUP Gainesville resident arrested on aggravated battery chargeHigh Springs Police arrested a Gainesville native Wednesday night for allegedly stabbing someone in an argument. At 10:25 p.m., Twyla Postell reportedly started a verbal argument with the victim. Prior to her arrival, the male victim and a woman were talking by 23278 NW 178th Place in High Springs, near where Postell currently resides. According to the HSPD report, Postell was at the location earlier and had returned. The witness and victim told police the verbal argument became physical at some point. Postell then allegedly stabbed the man in his left hand with a long sharp-edged object. According to the report, the victim grabbed the object and threw it in the grass. The victim stated he thought he was stabbed with an ice pick, but it was too dark for him to see. Reportedly, the witness never saw a weapon. During the argument, however, she did hear the man say, This b---just stabbed me. ing to the report. The mans injuries were photographed and reported as consistent with a stab wound from a sharp object. Postell, 44, refused to answer any questions from the police. They charged her with aggravated battery, and she was held at Alachua County Jail until Thursday afternoon, when she was released on her own recognizance. Jessica CurbeloRobbery suspects lead GPD on car chaseGainesville Police arrested two men charged with robbery and evading police Wednesday. Travis Webb, 20, and Willie Reid, 18, were accused of robbing someone with a gun at an ATM and running from the police. On Tuesday at 11:55 p.m., Webb allegedly went up to the victim with a small handgun after the victim withdrew money from the ATM located at 2831 NE 11th Terrace, according to the report. Webb reportedly told the victim, Give me what you got. The victim gave Webb $40 out of fear of being shot, according to the report. Webb allegedly got in the backseat of a car that Reid was driving. 1900 block of Southeast Fourth Street and tried to pull it over, according to the report. The defendant started to drive away trol cars joined in the pursuit later. The car was driving in the wrong lane of Southeast Waldo Road and turned down a dead end street and stopped, according to the report. Reid ran from the passenger seat and was caught while Webb stayed in the drivers seat, according to the arrest report. After the arrest of Reid and Webb, a witness said they were in the vehicle when Webb committed the armed robbery, according to the report. During an interview, Webb said he committed the robbery with a gun and he advised Reid to jump in the drivers seat after the robbery and drive to another location so they could switch seats, according to the report. He also said he was driving the car during the pursuit and that Reid gave him the gun and took it back after the robbery. Reid also had a local felony warrant, according to the report. Webb and Reid remained in the Alachua County Jail on Wednesday and Thursday. Webbs bail was set to $65,000 and Reids was set to $95,000. Devoun CetouteWebb Reid Pair arrested in connection to string of burglaries A man and woman were arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly committing a string of car burglaries around Alachua County in late April. 25, and Taylor Shockey, 23, according to the report from the Alachua Southwest 43rd Street when her car was broken into. The rear passenger window of the car was broken, and a $30 pioneer lunch box was stolen. The window damage was valued at $250. Video surveillance clearly shows a red four-door car with a gray front left quarter panel parked nearby. Driggers is reportedly seen getting out of the red car and approaching the Kia. The video doesnt show him breaking the window but does show him reaching inside and removing something before driving away in the red Chevrolet Impala. Gainesville. The deputy reportedly observed two cars parked next to each other with broken passenger windows. According to the report, nothing was stolen from one of the cars, but several credit cards were stolen from the other. The credit cards were used at multiple places near the location within an hour of the burglary. Video footage shows a female suspect entering a Walgreens on West Newberry Road and allegedly buying Visa Prepaid Cards. According to the report, the items stolen from the second car were valued at $295. The damage to the broken windows of both cars was valued at $150 each. pect as Shockey. Surveillance videos throughout Alachua County also show Driggers using credit cards allegedly stolen from different cars. Driggers and Shockey were arrested Friday at about 1 p.m. According to the report, Driggers admitted to nothing. Shockey told police she was with Driggers when he broke into several cars and that he used a Driggers would allegedly take credit cards and use them to buy Visa Prepaid Cards. According to the report, Shockey would then use or sell the gift cards. Driggers and Shockey are both being held at Alachua County Jail. Driggers bond has been set at $240,000, while Shockeys bond is at $150,000. Jessica Curbelo Postell


Editorial Column Appreciate where you are You are not wasting time by treating yourselfBeing a college student, professor or staff member can make for a demanding work day and stress. Beyond your to-do list, theres other duties you might have to tackle. Theres family life and friends. There are also other errands, chores or side hustles. Being in this environment can be like youre in an endless cycle of days in a pressure cooker. There might be a paper or lesson plan to write or prep, a quiz on Canvas or a day where two tests line up at once. Or theres those days that seem to be a neverending series of unfortunate events: the bus that drives by right as you get there, a jammed printer or a broken laptop. Needless to say, these events are draining. For me, taking time for myself comes with guilt. I beat myself up for taking a nap or reading mindless, reading important news, working on my portfolio or learning a new skill outside of the classroom. As a student, I feel pressure to constantly be at work: applying for scholarships, searching for internships, taking classes, working on extracurricular activities, updating resumes and staying on top of required classes, grades, career fairs and beyond. The same guilt can come with buying something beyond your list of needs. a book for fun, having a shopping day or simply doing nothing are just as important as work. These moments are where you learn who you are beyond work or school. They keep you fueled in a draining world where youre bombarded with countless assignments, sad headlines or issues in your personal life. Life is more than your title of student. Tasks that can be considered a waste of time could be the same thing that inspires a dream, new passion or career or something that propels your motivation or leads you on a path that eases stress. For me, there are days when Im lying in bed feeling unwell because of my chronic illness; I dont even leave bed. However, taking the time to rest allows me to take on a new week or a new semester at times when doctors tell me to stop. Even more, it gives me the space to think about ways to help other people. nally stop and step back outside the boundaries of work and school. Lying in a hospital bed, feeling like I was wasting time, was where I became even closer to words and stories. In the dingy, dim room with faint beeps and a trickling IV, I dreamed up my blog and book idea to raise awareness for my chronic illness. Getting sick has shown me more than anything the importance of the so-called wasting of time because it forces me to stop. This isnt to stay I dont still beat myself up every day. However, it has allowed me to be better. So the next time youre sitting on your dorm bed, having some fun or making a spur of the moment purchase and a haunting thought of your stress and to-dos trickles in, try to block it with the knowledge that you are still working just in other ways. Youre working on making memories, taking a needThat is not a waste of time. Sophie Feinberg is a UF journalism junior. Her column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 For many upperclassmen, spending the summer in Gainesville doesnt quite hold the allure it did as a freshman. However, many students are forced either through lack of internship funding or plain old rejection to spend the Summer semester in Gainesville and take a few classes rather than be unproductive, which, quite frankly, isnt the worst career move. The crucial if lies in how Gators make use of their time here. where their resumes and lives are lacking. Students should then pinpoint what local internships, jobs and volunteer opportunities can help them land a stellar internship next summer or post-grad. Even more so, Gators should enjoy their Here are a few suggestions for a well-rounded summer in the ville: -Strengthen your communications skills, bump up your purpose. -Look up more. Have you seen the trees in this city?! Gainesville is populated by some of the most beautiful vegetation in the state. You might spend an afternoon forest bathing with a friend or getting in some quality introspection. -Explore the environment around you. Your argument that Gainesville is tired and uninteresting is completely untrue if you fail to explore what lies in your backyard. Take a weekend to check out First Magnitude Brewing Company or Bolen Bluff Trail. There are far more natural attractions and local establishments than we could ever suggest. -Attend City Commission meetings or your local Republican National Committee or Democratic National Committee chapter meetings. The agendas for these meetings have tons of information on city planning, local politics and other Gainesville business. Youll learn more by attending these meetings than in weeks of Twitter scrolling. Also, taking part in and being informed of decisions that will affect your day-to-Root on local sports. The Gators softball and baseball playoffs have just begun. Head over to Alfred A. McKethan Stadium for the NCAA regional playoffs this weekend or organize a watch party for the Gator girls. In addition, check out any one of the multitudes of other area activities and clubs that exist in plain sight. -Utilize area swimming pools and recreation centers. Swimming and team sports are the best way to incorporate exercise into your routine, allowing participants to build strong friendships and disconnect from the virtual reality for a while. -Become a regular at a local coffee shop. Theres a reason munity quite like shared moments in a busy day. -Appreciate where you are. The phrase is clich, but the sentiment still holds weight. Far too little of us realize our you really can if you try to be a bit more cognizant of your surroundings and record whats going on in your life semiregularly. You are accomplishing far more than you know. Above all, keep Gainesville weird.Morgan McMullen EDITOR Bailey LeFever MANAGING EDITOR Sarah Stanley UNIVERSITY EDITOR Baylie Cainas METRO EDITOR Sophie Feinbergopinions@alligator.orgThe Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 326042257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.The views expressed here are not necessarily those of The Alligator.


TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 ALLIGATOR 7 Through the window of a Regional Transit System bus, you longingly stare at the motorcyclist next to you. Clad in black gear, he takes off at a red light and speeds toward campus. Stop requested. For your safety: if crossing the street... You tune it out and daydream of a reality without buses. For those of us who are planning on switching over to two-wheeled motorized vehicles, including scooters, lets not have any illusions about the risks associated with our decisions. But make them anyway, and ride safe, if youve weighed the risks. I should speak to the grim statistics on motorcyDepartment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FDHSMV). The three-year average for motorcycle accidents in Miami-Dade County is 1,204 per year. Thats about three a day. Fatalities have a three-year average of 54 per year. Thats about one death every week of the year. The statistics do not improve when you consider fatalities per vehicle mile traveled. ministration, riding a motorcycle is 35 times more likely to kill you than driving in a car. It doesnt get better when you apply lessons from the Hurt study, an authoritative on-scene study on motorcycle safety and mortality which analyzed data from motorcycle crashes. Take a quick look around the UF campus: know both students and youth aged 16 to 24 are overrepresented in fatal crashes. In the county that houses our campus, Alachua, the ratio of fatal to non-fatal crashes is only slightly lower than it is in Dade. Slow, as we might think it does. Scooter riders, remember that you are not safe either. Think about how many of you are not wearing without a license. Those characteristics are all overrepresented in motorcycle crashes. If you retreat to thinking that a 50-cubic-centimeter scooter isnt fast enough to be dangerous, consider also that even the cheap scooters cruise at 30 mph. The median crash speed in the Hurt study was 29.8 mph. There are tangible countermeasures we can implement to improve our odds of surto the Hurt study. Using them is shown to reduce injuries. These are things like wearing eyewear and using rigid protective boots and gloves. Helmet use cannot be overstressed. why we can feel safe on two wheels. We would be taking those risks in the presence of alternatives, speeding away at red lights. One of my reasons is a grudge against RTS buses, which have forced me to use Uber one too many times. I chose to live in a house that would offer me better quality of living and cheaper rent, but it is farther away and lacks reliable bus service. I choose to have breaking chauffeur services over that risk of bodily injury. Ive weighed the risks. I want to be the motorcyclist outside the RTS window, complete with a neon orange full face helmet and colorful clothing. Wearing black is dressing for your own funeral. Stephan Chamberlin is a UF political science junior. His column comes out Tuesday and Thursday. Motorcycles are dangerous I might buy oneColumn Its no secret that Rihannas Fenty Beauty line has been a huge success since its launch in September 2017. For many women, the cosmetics line reveal has been emotional. With 40 shades to choose from, Fenty has ushered in a new era of inclusivity and started a conversation about representation of diversity within the makeup industry. The product line, which has been named one of Time's Best Inventions of 2017, is just the latest example of Rihannas unfailing ability to innovate industries. But, I believe Fentys success could partly lie in the narrowness of the offerings rather than the depth. Fenty offers tons of shades within each product category, but the actual types of products offered is refreshingly slim. The business model of most makeup companies is to provide the customer with an overwhelming array of options that can be combined methodically to create an infinite number of different looks. Fenty doesnt do that. The products focus on creating beautiful skin, mimicking natural glow from the sun and creating a plump lip. The advertisements feature a gorgeous mix of different looking women, but they all feature a similar RiRi look. As an average non-beautyguru person, this makes the makeup experience easier for me. I dont have to be the artist; Rihanna already created the look for me. The small Fenty shelf at Sephora has relieved many cosmetics consumers of the anxious feeling we all face when we walk into an overstocked store. Forever 21 syndrome, if you will. As a collector, the game has changed. The small amount of lipstick shades empowers consumers to collect all 14 colors. Typically, no one aspires to own each of the hundreds of shades offered by cosmetics lines. Fenty has given makeup lovers a brand they can truly own. Fenty is one of the first companies, in any genre, that Ive seen which fights the consumerism mentality that each product must exist in thousands of flavors, shades, textures or smells. Honestly, do we need Limeade flavored Oreos? I think its time for us to have a conversation about choices. I highly encourage watching Barry Schwartzs TED Talk, The Paradox of Choice. He talks on something that I reference mentally all the time. The negative impact that having too many choices can have. Schwartz says that too many choices leaves us paralyzed to decide and unhappy with whatever we pick in fear that we chose wrong. If you look at it in this way, Fenty is doing makeup consumers a favor that other brands are not. When rating a cosmetics line, we usually consider factors like coverage, variety and affordability. Are we forgetting to factor in how much happiness the products bring us? In a world where you can purchase anything, should you purchase everything? For me, Fenty products bring me more happiness than other brands because they offer variety that I can wrap my head around. They have made it easy to replicate the look they advertise. Rihanna has made it possible for other women to live in her fantasy. Layla Soboh is a UF advertising junior. Her column comes out Tuesday and Thursday.With Fenty Beauty, less is moreColumn Stephan Chamberlinopinions@alligator.orgLayla


8 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018Right:Thirty-six-year-old Jennifer Nalli (left), 52-yearold Patricia Vernon (middle) and 39-year-old Mike Esposito (right) in the garage of one home participating in Saturdays yard sale at Huntington Lakes Apartments.Bottom Right: Huntington Lakes Apartments held a buildingwide yard sale on Saturday morning to raise funds for 100.1 FM WGOT, a community radio station that was established in 2008. The station aims to take back the public airwaves by providing a fresh, engaging and empowering approach to news, entertainment, cultural and educational programming.Bottom Left: The front lawn of one home participating in the yard sale event at Huntington Lakes Apartments. By Sloan SavageAlligator Staff WriterA survey released May 16 by Online Colleges ranked UF as No. 1 in a list of online college education programs for 2018-2019 in Florida. Kathy Harper, associate director of marketing and communications for UF Online, said the ranking can be credited to the proa UF student. UF has offered online programs since the late 1990s, but it wasnt until 2014 that UF Online was established through legislative initiatives that provide special funding for the online program, Harper said. UF Onlines tuition is 25 percent less than on-campus tuition, Harper said. Online students are also exempt from certain fees that campus students pay. Like traditional students, online students also have access to resources at the Career Connections Center, formerly called the Career Resource Center. JaNet Glover, senior director for career services at the CCC, said the center made it a priority to ensure it has an online presence and has hosted about 70 virtual events in the past year alone. Virtual career fairs allow employers to post information about their company and available positions, then chat, or video chat, with students online, she said. We wanted to make sure that students and employers still have the ability to have that face-to-face connection, Glover said. Harper said UF Online students have been given greater access to all the fantastic things that are a part of UF as a top 10 university. ...even if theyre not right here in Gainesville, they can feel a part of it, and have a great student experiences, Harper said. @sloanasavage ssavage@alligator.orgUF ranks as No. 1 online college in the state of Florida Photos by Davio RodriguezAlligator Staff




10 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 By Samantha LeonAlligator Contributing WriterAs Florida continues to recover from Hurricane Irma, a new hurricane season approaches June 1. The City of Gainesville will soon release AlertGNV, an emergency alert system that will enhance communication with residents, said the City of Gainesville. AlertGNV will launch by the end of June or July, Skinner said. The alert system will provide text and email updates on severe weather situations. Skinner advised students to monitor storms and have enough food and water to last three days in case of power outages. Students with As soon as (the hurricanes) forecast to hit the state of Florida, (students) have to start thinking progressively, he said. If students are concerned about where to go during a hurricane, they should contact their resident advisors, said Hal Grieb, the assistant director of UF Emergency Management. On-campus students should stay in their residence halls unless otherwise advised, he said. Shelters are really not where you want to default to go. Its minimal comfort. Theres no bedding provided, Grieb said. Theres food and water, but its basically designed for a place of last resort to seek shelter during the high winds. Brooke Fletcher, a 20-year-old Kingsland, Georgia, native, who is transferring to UF in the Fall, said the hurricane season is not nearly as intense in Georgia as it is in Florida. Im not really used to leaving for storms, she said. So, Id probably stick around up until theres a mandatory evacuation.Gainesville, UF anticipate upcoming hurricane seasonBy Jacob KovachAlligator Contributing Writer Caputo, 29, went to the Florida Museum of Natural History on Monday with his wife and two children. He appreciated the opportunity for a day trip away from Jacksonville, where he is currently stationed. Florida Museum will be offering free admission to any fee-based exhibits, such as the new exhibit Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats, to active-duty U.S. family members this year from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Its been great for the kids, Caputo said. Theyve been able to get their hands on everything. Caputo, who has served for technician in the Navy. He said his children particularly enjoyed the interactive exhibits the museum offered, which include a dark cave exhibit that can be crawled through and the museums Youth Discovery Zone. Caputo said despite military boy beginning to play hockey and a 3-year-old girl trying her hardest to keep up with her older brother. As he spoke, his kids giggled and jumped with about a dozen other children in the museums main gallery, watching an augmented reality Colombian mammoth stomp around on an array of screens that were displayed on the room and, to the childrens delight, them. Caputo said he thought the opting tribute to the occasion, allowing military families to relax and a welcoming escape for some. I think its a great way to honor (those who served), Caputo said. Its much better than sitting around cooking and drinking. Paul Ramey, the assistant director of marketing and public relations at the Florida Museum, said the staff is more than happy to support active-duty service members and veterans. He wishes more could be done to thank them. Ramey, an employee of the museum since 1999, said there were not many locations offering opportunities like this when the museum Blue Star Museums, which is now in its seventh consecutive summer working with the Florida Museum. He said attendance has been steady and has even increased during the promotion that gives free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families. According to Blue Star Museums, the number of museums participating in providing service members and their families with opportunities like this now exceeds 2,000. The organizations website contains a consistently updated list of offers that families may use. In Gainesville, the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, the Florida Museum and the Harn Museum of Art are the three listed partners. Limited exhibits of the museum that are currently on display are Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats, Hope for Humpbacks and Mapping the Museums Collections. The museum doesnt have many ways to show our appreciation, Ramey said, so anything we can do, even little things, are important to us, and hopefully them.Courtesy to The AlligatorThe Florida Museum of Natural Historys assistant director of marketing, Paul Ramey, said attendence is up after offering free admission to active-duty miilitary personnel.


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12 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter located in downtown Gainesville. Our mission is to empower families with children to transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency by providing case management, housing, food, training and educational resources in a secure environment. If interested in volunteering please contact the volunteer coordinator at 352-3789079 ext 317 or St Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to provide meals to the homeless and the hungry. To make a donation by mail, please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville Fl 32604 or our website at 14 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 advertis ing use caution and investigate the sin cerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meet ings or investing money. Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for vari ous positions. Flexible schedules and com petitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at 8-13-18-25-14 HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) SAY: "I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!" Need CPR Training? (352) 727-4733 CNA Prep Classes from 7-3-17-108-16 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to Visa and Mastercard accepted. DRUG PROBLEM? WE CAN HELP! 24 HOURS 7 DAYS CALL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 1-866352-5323 352-376-8008 PUT IT IN THE ALLIGATOR! LOCAL TARGETED EFFECTIVE ECONOMICAL Reach over 50,000 readers each publication day. HIRING home/office/apartment cleaners(mf and every other sat). Day and night shifts available. Must own a car. weekly pay $8.50/ hr. if interested please call 352-214-0868 6-19-18-14-14 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to Visa and Mastercard accepted. Legal Assistant position in Gainesville, FL. Part-time. Travel Required. Salary DOE. EOE. Send cover letter and resume/refer ences to 6-12-18-9-14 See for job description/details. E-mail resume and day/ year-round availability to info@thornebrook 6-19-18-10-14 15 Services Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $3.00 per day Call us at 373-FIND. Want to be a CNA? Dont want to wait? Express Training Services now offers a CNA class which can be completed in one week end. Perfect for busy college students. www. 8-13-1825-15 Friends dont let friends drive drunk. 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 16 Health Services


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In 2016, the Dodgers Julio Urias became the youngest postseason starting pitcher (20 years, 68 days old) in major-league history. Who had been the youngest one? 2. David Cone, Pedro Martinez and David Wells all tossed a perfect nine innings in a major-league game. Who of the three had the most career regular-season victories? 3. Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State set a new record in 2016 for most career rushing yards (6,405 yards). Whose record did he break? 4. Who was the first athlete from the Dominican Republic to play in the NBA? 5. The Vegas Knights set a record in 2017-18 for most regular-season road wins by an NHL expansion team (22). Which team had held the mark? 6. Which Major League Soccer teams have won back-to-back MLS Cup championships? 7. In 2018, Germanys Kristina Vogel won her 11th womens world cycling title. Who else has won 11 times? Answers 1. Bret Saberhagen was 20 years, 175 days old when he started in 1984. 2. Wells had 239 victories, Martinez 219 and Cone 194. 3. Wisconsins Ron Dayne, who rushed for 6,397 yards (1996-99, when bowl statistics were not included). 4. Tito Horford, with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1988. 5. The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, with 19 road victories in the 1993-94 season. 6. D.C. United (1996-97), Houston (2006-07) and the Los Angeles Galaxy (2011-12). 7. Australias Anna Meares. 2018 King Features Syndicate, Inc. May 28, 2018King Features Weekly Service DONT TEXT & DRIVE.Eyes Up. Phone Off. 18 Personals 20 Events/Notices 23 Rides


SEC Player of the Year Amanda Lorenz and the UF softball team arrived in Oklahoma City for the WCWS on Monday. GATORS MEN'S GOLF MISSES CUT AT NCAAs Oklahoma. Follow us for updates TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 MEN'S TENNISBy Dylan RudolphSports WriterThe Florida mens tennis team had its season come to an end after its last two doubles teams lost in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships on Saturday. Even Gators 2018 campaign was full of excitement. Florida ended the season with an overall record of 19-10 and a third-best in the SEC. UF opened the 2018 spring season with high expectations and was ranked No. 9 in the nation. The season began at home on Jan. 22 against UCF. The Gators dominated 6-1 with strong performances in singles on the top two positions to move to a 17-0 all-time record against the Knights. After a successful ITA KickOff Weekend where the team the Gators went on the road. On The rivalry matchup between Florida and Florida State in Orlaneyes on Court 2 and freshman Oliver Crawford. He lost in straight sets to the Seminoles Lucas PoulCoach Bryan Shelton later pointed to this defeat as Crawfords motivation to later produce one of the most successful seasons by a freshman in the programs history. beating Michigan 4-2 on Feb. 9 but losing to then-No. 2 Ohio State 6-3 on Feb. 11. the National Team Indoor Championships to face top competition. which included two ranked doubles teams and seven ranked singles players. It was humbled after getting swept 4-0 by Texas A&M and Illinois but had a promising win against a tough Notre Dame team. Shelton regarded this tournament and the lessons that came with it as the turning point of the season. Florida entered SEC play with a ahead. Ring Tennis Complex ranked No. 17 in the nation on March 2. For the second time during the seathis time on Court 4. freshman upset then-No. 28 Jan Zielinski in a dramatic third set that brought tears to his eyes and an emotional hug from his coach. Shelton said after the match. Af-Mystery of the Aggies lives on, Gators turn toward futureEmma Green / Alligator Staff SEE TENNIS, PAGE 16 BASEBALLBy Chris OBrienSports WriterThis is familiar territory for the Florida Gators. They havent won the SEC Tournament sas in the SEC Tournament. albeit the score wasnt as bad as in 2017 when UF got lambasted by the Razorbacks 16-0. round one of the 2018 tournament in which the lineup struggled from top to bottom. The lone bright spot for UF was when SEC Player of the Year Jonathan India scorched a home run to get his team on the board in the sixth inning. as the tournament is double-elimination unblasted by the LSU Tigers 11-0 in seven innings in round three of the event. The defeat marked the second time in as many years that Florida has been knocked out of the SEC Tournament in the form of a shutout. An eight-run sixth inning doomed the cit they couldnt recover from. The inning following day. Fog rolled into Hoover and made it so murky that play was postponed until the next morning. able mistakes. Not one extra-base hit was recorded by had multiple hits for the contest. It was a struggle on the weekend for the Gators (42-17). Theyve looked out of sync since it was announced that ace Brady Singer is being held out with a hamstring injury. The good news for the team is that it expects Singer to be back on the bump for regionals. Head coach Kevin OSullivan said in a release that Singer threw a bullpen in Hoover and that hell be ready to go on Friday. Schwarz was held out of the tournament due to a broken bone in his thumb. He will be reevaluated before UFs next game. Monday it was announced that Florida received the top seed in the NCAA postseaGainesville. The Gainesville Regional con-SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16


TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15TRACKBy Alanis ThamesSports WriterStep-up performances have followed UF out and competed hardeven those who @alanisthames athames@alligator.orgSOFTBALLBy Mark StineSports Writer Gators when the two teams met season and has held opponents to the second-lowest ERA on the thrown seven shutouts on the the same bracket as the Gators @mstinejr mstine@alligator.orgMarcelo Rondon / Alligator Staff


16 ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 THURSDAY LADIES NIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT ROOFTOP PARTYAll You Can Drink Wells @ 10pm 12pmDoor @ 9pm $9.99 LUNCH SPECIALS 11 am 4pm WEDNESDAY Cali Steak Wrap THURSDAY Cajun Chicken Pasta $5 Mac N Cheese (Buffalo Chicken or BBQ Pork)$3 Mules (Moscow & Specialty) BAR BINGO @ 7:30pm2-4-1 Tacos (Steak, Chicken, or Red Fish)$2 Premium Wells $2 Glasses of Wine Live DJ 9pm close7pm-12am 7pm-12am1728 West University Avenue WEDNESDAYLADIES NIGHTLADIES NIGHTFree Drinks for Ladies Live DJ 1718 West University Avenue MAC N MULE WEDNESDAYS ter Florida State, I told him youll be back in this situation, and I know youll get it done. Crawfords breakout performance was the beginning of a 12-match win streak in singles that lasted six weeks. The doubles team of junior Alfredo Perez and sophomore Johannes Ingildsen also began to impress. The duo gained the No. 1 rank in the nation after the Indoor Championships and held it for the next six weeks. Even with all of their talent, the Gators could not get into a rhythm. After a dominant 6-1 win over Tennessee, they were upset by Mississippi State 5-2 on March 9 and by TCU 4-3 just two matches later. In perhaps the highlight of the season, Florida upset No. 1 Wake Forest 4-3. The win came on the back of clutch singles play by junior and team captain McClain Kessler, who shut out his opponent to give Crawford the match point. Despite the big win, the team of the next four matches to close out the regular season and clinch the third seed in the SEC Tournament in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In the tournament, the Gators quickly dealt with Vanderbilt 4-1 before facing Mississippi State once more. The then-No. 9 Bulldogs again beat them 4-2 to end their hopes of raising the SEC trophy. In the NCAA Tournament, UF rounds by sweeping South Carolina State and Miami. On May 18, it met conference opponent Ole Miss for the second time of the season. While the Rebels initially put Florida on its heels by winning the doubles point, Kessler once again closed it out and helped his team second time in four years. Texas A&M awaited UF in the next round. The Aggies had beaten Florida twice in the season: previously in the Indoor Championships and then in SEC play in a close 4-3 match on April 6. Florida once again struggled in doubles and lost the match 4-3 to get bounced from the NCAA Tournament. The Gators ended the dual-play season ranked 13th in the ITA rankings. Crawfords win streak in singles and strong play in doubles earned him the Rookie of the Year award in the Southeast Region, a First-Team All-SEC selection and an SEC All-Freshman Team honor. Florida saw three singles players and two doubles teams enter the Individual Singles and Doubles Championships. There, both the Perez and Ingildsen duo as well as the Kessler and Vale team earned All-American honors for advanctest. Perez also earned another All-American honor for advancing to the round of 16 in the singles event. Florida will return in 2019 with the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation which includes blue-chips LuShelton will look to build on the problems that resulted in it falling short in 2018. @dyrudolph drudolph@alligator.orgTENNIS, from pg. 14UF has No. 1 2019 recruiting classsists of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida Atlantic and Columbia. The Gators begin play against Columbia on Friday at noon. They have made the NCAA Regionals for a program-record 11 times in a row under OSullivan. UF has also made the College World Series in its last three campaigns. At the beginning of the year our goal is always to earn a national seed for the NCAA Tournament, and now weve done it nine times in the last 10 years, OSullivan said. Thats incredible. Although the Gators struggled at the SEC Tournament, they should gional, especially since the SEC is extremely potent this season. The conference put 10 teams into the OSullivan isnt worried about his teams struggles. At the end of the day, everybody has a clean slate now, OSullivan said. ...our guys will be as motivated as anyone to show everyone how good they are. @THEChrisOB cobrien@alligator.orgBASEBALL, from pg. 14Singer returning for regional play BASEBALL & SOFTBALLNCAA SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN Thursday, May 31World Series Opener: Softball vs. Georgia, 7 p.m., ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaFriday, June 1Potential Winners Bracket Matchup: Softball or Georgia vs. Florida State or UCLA, 9:30 p.m. ET, ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaRegional Opener: Baseball vs. Columbia, Noon, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, Florida Saturday, June 2Potential Elimination Game: Softball or Georgia vs. Florida State or UCLA, 2:30 p.m. ET, ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaPotential Elimination Game: Softball vs. Florida State or UCLA or Georgia, 9:30 p.m. ET, ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaPotential Winners Bracket Regional Matchup: Baseball or Columbia vs. Jacksonville or Florida Atlantic, 1 p.m. ET, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, FloridaPotential Elimination Game: Baseball vs. Jacksonville or Florida Atlantic or Columbia, 7 p.m. ET, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, FloridaSunday, June 3Potential Bracket Final: Softball vs. Florida State or UCLA or Georgia, 3:30 p.m. ET, ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaPotential Bracket Final: Softball vs. Florida State or UCLA or Georgia, 9:30 p.m. ET, ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, OklahomaPotential Elimination Game: Baseball vs. Jacksonville or Florida Atlantic or Columbia, 1 p.m. ET, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, FloridaPotential Regional Final: Baseball vs. Jacksonville or Florida Atlantic or Columbia, 6 p.m. ET, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, FloridaMonday, June 4Potential Regional Final: Baseball vs. Jacksonville or Florida Atlantic or Columbia, 1 p.m. ET, McKethan Stadium, Gainesville, Florida