Gators Add Miami Transfer Yasmeen Chang

The University of Florida women’s basketball team has announced the addition of Yasmeen Chang to the program, head coach Cam Newbauer announced Tuesday afternoon. Chang, a 5-foot-9 combo guard, spent her first season of eligibility at the University of Miami. Under NCAA transfer rules, Chang will sit out the 2020-21 season and have three years of eligibility […]

Robinson and Rainey Receive Degrees

University of Florida women’s basketball forward Paige Robinson and returning redshirt-senior guard Danielle Rainey are among 54 Gator student-athlete graduates being honored this weekend as they earn their college degrees. Spring commencement ceremonies, originally slated for this weekend, have moved to July 29-Aug. 2 due to COVID-19. Robinson and Rainey, both sociology majors, earned spots on the 2020 SEC Winter […]

Assibey Joins Women’s Basketball Staff as Assistant Coach

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Monday afternoon the addition of assistant coach Julian Assibey to the team’s staff. “Gator Nation please join us in welcoming our new assistant coach Julian Assibey! We are very excited for Julian, Kaylee, Malachi and Elijah to join us here in Gainesville,” said Newbauer. “Julian caught my […]

Women’s Basketball Puts Four on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Four University of Florida women’s basketball players have earned a spot on the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll, as the league announced its honorees for the annual academic awards Thursday. Emanuely de Oliveira, Kristina Moore, Danielle Rainey and Paige Robinson were all honored for their academic prowess. For Rainey, the sociology major, it’s her second time taking home the award as she […]

Emily Sullivan Joins Gators as Graduate Transfer

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Thursday the signing of graduate transfer Emily Sullivan (Evansville, Ind.) to the Gators’ 2020 class. The six-foot-four forward, who played in over 50 games at North Carolina, will be eligible to play for Florida immediately. Newbauer on Sullivan“Emily brings a level of maturity and experience to our […]

Floor Toonders Signs with Gators

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced today the signing of Floor Toonders (Wageningen, Netherlands) to the Gators’ 2020 recruiting class. Toonders joins Jordyn Merritt (Plano, Texas) and Brynn Farrell (Ortley Beach, N.J.) who signed during the early signing period in November. Newbauer on Toonders“We are excited to add Floor Toonders to our 2020 […]

Gators Fall to Hot-Shooting LSU in SEC Tournament’s Second Round

Box Score | Highlights | Postgame Presser GREENVILLE, S.C. – The University of Florida women’s basketball team (15-15, 6-10) fell in SEC Tournament second round action Thursday evening, dropping a 73-59 final to seventh-seeded LSU (20-9, 9-7) in front of 4,215 fans at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Lavender Briggs, notching a double-figure point total for her team-best 26th time this season, led […]

Gators Meet LSU in SEC Second Round Tilt

The University of Florida women’s basketball team (15-14, 6-10) is set to battle LSU (19-9, 9-7) Thursday night in SEC Tournament second round action from Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. ET as the 10th-seeded Gators and seventh-seeded Tigers meet after both teams earned a first round bye.  SEC TOURNAMENT SECOND […]

Briggs Brings Home SEC All-Freshman Team Honors

First-year guard Lavender Briggs has been named to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team becoming the 22nd player in program history to garner the accolade as the league office released its postseason awards Tuesday afternoon. Briggs led the Gators in scoring at 14.8 points per game for the regular season becoming just the second Florida freshman in the last […]

Florida Drops Nailbiter at Georgia

Box Score | Highlights ATHENS, Ga. – In a back-and-forth contest at Stegeman Coliseum, the University of Florida women’s basketball team (15-14, 6-10) came up just short to the Georgia Lady Bulldogs (16-13, 7-9) as it fell 65-59 Sunday afternoon in its regular season finale. Florida led by as many as eight and for nearly 25 minutes […]