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Gators Games Guide: University of Florida, Gainesville
Date
01 Apr 2022
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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.

 
To see all the HOME GAMES by month - visit this helpful UF Calendar: https://floridagators.com/calendar 
 

Football (September - November 2022)

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 3, 2022 Florida Gators vs. UTAH ***
  • Sept 10, 2022    Florida Gators vs. KENTUCKY
  • Sept 17, 2022    Florida Gators vs. SOUTH FLORIDA
  • Oct 1, 2022        Florida Gators vs. EASTERN WASHINGTON 
  • Oct 8, 2022        Florida Gators vs. MISSOURI
  • Oct 15, 2022      Florida Gators vs. LSU ***
  • Nov 12, 2022     Florida Gators vs. SOUTH CAROLINA ***

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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.

  • SEASON IS OVER

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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.

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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. 

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Men's and Women's Track and Field (Home: March and 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!

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Volleyball (TBD August - November 2022)

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.

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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.

Game scores and schedule details are available here.

 
 

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. 

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.

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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.

See the scores from the 2022 Vystar Gators Invitational. 
 

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.

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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.

Check out the complete schedule for dates and times. 

 

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.

Check out the complete schedule for dates and times. 

 

Soccer (August - October 2022)

The 2022 soccer schedule was not available at time of publishing. For the most current information on soccer schedules, visit the Gator Sports home page

 

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

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.

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

See the schedule for Men's Swimming + Diving

See the schedule for Women's Swimming + Diving

 

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'Connell Center at Gainesville's University of Florida. Game and tournaments details - Get Tickets


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.

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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.