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Gators Games Guide: University of Florida, Gainesville
Date
21 Oct 2021
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College Life
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Gators Games Guide: Home Games in Gainesville

Welcome to Gainesville! The home of the University of Florida Gators. In the fall season, Football is one of the most popular sports and a significant part of Gainesville culture. If you are heading to the city to catch a game at UF, explore our guide and enjoy the best of what Gainesville, FL has to offer.

Catch all the sports events happening this season at Donald R. Dizney Stadium, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium or "The Swamp," and the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. Here is a quick guide to Gainesville's full Gator sports schedule in the 2021-2022 season.

 
 

Basketball

Basketball Men's (Home: November 2021 - March 2022)

Head coach Mike White leads the Florida Gators men's basketball team. The Gators compete in NCAA Division I's Southeastern Conference (SEC). They play home games in the Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'ConnellCenter at Gainesville's University of Florida.

 
  • Nov 1, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Embry Riddle
  • Nov 9, 8 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Elon
  • Nov 14, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Florida State
  • Nov 18, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Milwaukee
  • Nov 28, 12 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Troy
  • Dec 6, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Texas Southern
  • Dec 8, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. North Florida
  • Dec 22, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Stony Brook
  • Jan 5, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Jan 12, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Jan 19, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Jan 22, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Vanderbilt
  • Jan 29, 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Oklahoma State
  • Feb 5, 3:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Ole Miss
  • Feb 9, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • Feb 19, 2 or 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Auburn
  • Feb 22, 9 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Mar 5, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Kentucky
 
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Basketball Women's (Home: November 2021 - February 2022)

The Gators women's basketball team represents the University of Florida, led by interim head coach Kelly Rae Finley. The Gators play their home games in Stephen C. O'Connell Center at the University of Florida, and the team has appeared in 15 NCAA tournaments, with a record of 12-15.

 
  • Nov 5, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Flagler College (Exhibition)
  • Nov 9, 5 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia State
  • Nov 19, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Grambling State
  • Nov 22, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. USC upstate
  • Dec 8, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Dayton
  • Dec 12, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Florida State
  • Dec 21, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Murray State
  • Jan 2, 3 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • Jan 6, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Ole Miss
  • Jan 13, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Auburn
  • Jan 23, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Jan 30, 12 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • Feb 3, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Feb 17, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Feb 27, Florida Gators Vs. Missouri
 

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Soccer (August - October 2021)

Well, you may have heard the great news that seven-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky has joined as a volunteer swimming coach to Florida swimming and diving program. Ledecky announced in September 2021 that she will train for the 2024 Olympics in Gainesville with Florida head coach Anthony Nesty. UF Swimming + Diving has consistently earned its place in the headlines. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Gator athletes Caeleb Dressel earned two Golds medals and broke an Olympic record, and Bobby Finke earned a gold medal and broke a World record. To see just how fast Gators can swim, be sure to cheer them on during their home meets.

 
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Men's and Women's Swimming + Diving (October and January)

Swim and Dive meet is happening at Exactech Arena at the STEPHEN C. O'CONNELL CENTER

 
  • Oct 16, 11 am, Florida Gators Vs. University of Miami
  • Oct 29, 10 am, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • Jan 8, 10 am, Florida Gators Vs. Texas A&M
  • Jan 22, 10 am, Florida Gators Vs. Auburn
 
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Gymnastics (January and February)

The Gators women's gymnastics program has won four national championships and nine SEC championships. Even more stunning - eleven Florida Gators gymnasts have won a total of twenty-eight individual national college championships. The 2022 roster of UF gymnasts is one to watch! These Gator athletes are aiming high! The Gator gymnasts host their home matches in the O'Connell Center on the university's campus, and the 2022 schedule will be available online.

 
  • January 15, 6:45 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • January 29, 6:45 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Missouri
  • February 19, 6:45 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Gators link to Pink Vs. Kentucky
  • February 26, 8:15 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Auburn
 
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Men's and Women's Track and Field (Home: April)

You may recall seeing several impressive Gator Track and Field alumni in the 2020 Olympics (held in the summer of 2021 in Tokyo). Gators Great Taylor Manson became an Olympic medalist, and Cory McGee made her Olympic debut in Tokyo. Two-time Olympian Marquis Dendy performed brilliantly, and for the third time, steeplechase champion Genevieve Lacaze Gregson leaped at the turn to come back to the Olympics. Two-time NCAA champion and four-time SEC champion jumper Yanis David continued to impress!

 
  • April 2, Florida Gators Vs. Pepsi Florida Relay
  • April 3, Florida Gators Vs. Pepsi Florida Relay
  • April 16, Florida Gators Vs. Tom Jones Memorial
  • April 17, Florida Gators Vs. Tom Jones Memorial
 
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Volleyball (August - November 2021)

The Gators Volleyball team plays their home matches in the O'Connell Center on the UF campus. The Gators team compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in Gainesville. Head coach Mary Wise leads the team, and they have 24 SEC Championships, 29 Consecutive 25-Win Seasons.

 
  • Aug 21, 3 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Orange & Blue Scrimmage
  • Sep 5, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Minnesota
  • Sep 10, 8 pm, Florida Gators Vs. #17 Baylor
  • Sep 11, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. #17 Baylor
  • Sep 18, 12 pm, Florida Gators Vs. COASTAL CAROLINA
  • Sep 19, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. COASTAL CAROLINA
  • Sep 23, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Sep 24, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Oct 2, 3 pm, Florida Gators Vs. OLE Miss
  • Oct 3, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. OLE Miss
  • Oct 16, 5 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Texas A&M
  • Nov 4, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Nov 17, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Auburn
  • Nov 20, 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • Nov 21, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
 
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Cross Country (September)

It is a race for both individuals and teams in which runners start the women's race on open-air courses over natural terrain. The home course for Gator's men's and women's cross-country teams is Mark Bostick Golf Course.

This sports program involves separate men's and women's cross-country teams. Led by Mike Holloway, the head coach for the Florida Gators cross country and track and field program.

 
  • September 11, 8:30 am, Florida Gators Vs. Mountain Dew Invitational
  • October 15, 8:35 am, Florida Gators Vs. Florida State
  • Game scores and schedule details are available here.
 
 

Football (September - November)

The Florida Gators football team represents the UF in American college football, Gainesville. This home game happens in Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium or "The Swamp" on the UF campus in Gainesville. It's Fall Game Day in Gainesville. Are you excited?

 
  • September 18, 3:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Sept 25, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Oct 2, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Kentucky
  • Oct 9, 12 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Vanderbilt
  • Oct 16, 12 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • October 30, 3:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • November 6, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • November 13, Florida Gators Vs. Samford
  • November 20, Florida Gators Vs. Missouri
  • November 27, Florida Gators Vs. Florida State
 
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Golf (September - November)

The Florida Gators men's golf team plays their home matches on the Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF, and this head coach J. C. Deacon leads sport in Gainesville. They have won fifteen SEC championships and four NCAA national tournament championships. This cross-country running sport is ideal for both men and women of all age groups.

 
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Golf Men's (Home: February 2022 - Vystar Gators Invitational)

The Men's Golf sport is at Mark Bostick Golf Course, anchored in the northwest corner of the University of Florida's Gainesville campus. Presently, the head coach J.C. Deacon leads the Florida gators Golf program.

 
  • February 12, Florida Gators Vs. Vystar gators invitational
  • February 13, Florida Gators Vs. Vystar gators invitational
 
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Golf Women's (Home: March 2022 - Vystar Gators Invitational)

Third-year coach Emily Glaser leads the Women's Golf sport. The lady gators play their home matches in Mark Bostick Golf Course at Gainesville's University of Florida campus. They have won nine SEC championships and two NCAA national tournament championships in the forty-five-year history. Find the full details of this sport here.

 
  • March 4, Florida Gators Vs. Vystar Gators invitational
  • March 5, Florida Gators Vs. Vystar Gators invitational
 
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Golf Tournaments

The Mark Bostick Golf Course hosts the annual Gator Invitational, Lady Gator Invitational tournaments, and the annual Gator Golf Day alumni event in Gainesville, Florida.

 
 

Tennis

The Florida Gators Tennis team competes in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They play their home games in Linder Stadium at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

 
 

Tennis Men's (Home: September 2021 - April 2022)

The Gator Tennis Men's sports team represents the University of Florida. The home match is held in Linder Stadium on the UF campus in Gainesville and led by head coach Bryan Shelton. They have won nine SEC team championships, one NCAA doubles championship, and three NCAA singles championships. In 2021, they won their first national team title.

 
  • Sept 10, 11 am, Florida Gators Vs. Gator Fall Invite
  • Sept 11, 11 am, Florida Gators Vs. Gator Fall Invite
  • Sept 12, 11 am, Florida Gators Vs. Gator Fall Invite
  • Oct 21, Florida Gators Vs. ITA regional championships
  • Oct 22, Florida Gators Vs. ITA regional championships
  • October 23, Florida Gators Vs. ITA regional championships
  • Oct 24, Florida Gators Vs. ITA regional championships
  • Jan 22, Florida Gators Vs. UCF
  • Jan 29, 11 am, FLORIDA STATE VS. UNC Wilmington
  • Jan 30, 10 am, Florida Gators Vs. ITA kick-off consolation
  • Jan 30, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. ITA Kick-off championship
  • Mar 4, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • Mar 16, Florida Gators Vs. Illinois
  • Mar 18, Florida Gators Vs. Ole Miss
  • Mar 20, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Apr 1, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Apr 3, Florida Gators Vs. Vanderbilt
  • Apr 17, Florida Gators Vs. Texas A&M
 
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Tennis Women's (Home: January 2022 - April 2022)

Head coach Roland Thornqvist leads the Gator Tennis Women's team. They play their home matches in the Linder Stadium at the University of Florida. The Gator Tennis Women's sports program has won twenty-five SEC championships and seven NCAA national tournament championships.

 
  • Jan 22, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia State
  • Jan 22, Florida Gators Vs. North Florida
  • Jan 22, Florida Gators Vs. South Florida
  • Feb 3, Florida Gators Vs. Old Dominion
  • Feb 26, Florida Gators Vs. Baylor
  • Mar 11, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia
  • Mar 13, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Mar 25, Florida Gators Vs. OLE Miss
  • Mar 27, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Apr 8, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Apr 10, Florida
 
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Tennis Tournament

Apr 20-24, Florida Gators Vs. SEC tournament

 
 
 

 

 
 

Baseball (Home: February - May 2022)

Head coach Kevin O'Sullivan leads the Florida Gators baseball team. The team plays their home games in Florida Ballpark at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. In 2017, the Gators baseball team won their first national championship.

 
  • February 18, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Liberty
  • Feb 19, 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Liberty
  • Feb 20, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Liberty
  • Feb 23, 6:05 pm, Florida Gators Vs. North Florida
  • Feb 25, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia State
  • Feb 26, 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia State
  • Feb 27, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Georgia State
  • Mar 2, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Florida A & M
  • Mar 8, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Jacksonville
  • Mar 9, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Jacksonville
  • Mar 11, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Seton Hall
  • Mar 12, 4 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Seton Hall
  • Mar 13, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Seton Hall
  • Mar 15, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Florida state
  • Mar 22, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Bethune-Cookman
  • Mar 25, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Mar 26, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Mar 27, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. LSU
  • Apr 5, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Florida A&M
  • Apr 8, 7:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Apr 9, 7:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Apr 10, 3 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Apr 19, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Stetson
  • Apr 22, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Apr 23, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Apr 24, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Apr 29, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Kentucky
  • Apr 30, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Kentucky
  • May 1, 1 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Kentucky
  • May 3, 6 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Florida
  • May 10, 6:30 pm, Florida Gators Vs. Bethune Cookman
  • May 19, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • May 20, 7 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
  • May 21, 2 pm, Florida Gators Vs. South Carolina
 

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Softball (Home: February - May 2022)

The Gators Softball team plays their home games at Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium in Gainesville at the University of Florida. They have won eight SEC regular-season championships, five SEC tournament championships and have made nine WCWS appearances. Currently, the head coach Tim Walton leads the team.

 
  • Mar 11, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Mar 12, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Mar 13, Florida Gators Vs. Mississippi State
  • Mar 25, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • March 26, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Mar 27, Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee
  • Apr 8, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Apr 9, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Apr 10, Florida Gators Vs. Alabama
  • Apr 22, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Apr 23, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
  • Apr 23, Florida Gators Vs. Arkansas
 
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Are you a sports enthusiast? The city of Gainesville welcomes you with the best of Gators sports for the year 2021-2022. If you are in the neighborhood of Gainesville, don't forget that you and your friends can book your stay to relax at Hotel ELEO, conveniently situated on the University of Florida campus and close to these gator games.