Roundup: Gators take on Georgia to open SEC soccer tourney


Published: Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 11:53 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 11:53 p.m.

Florida is the No. 4 seed for the Southeastern Conference Soccer Tournament this week at the Orange Beach Sportsplex in Orange Beach, Ala.

The Gators (14-6) meet No. 5 seed Georgia (12-5-2) at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round.

South Carolina enters the tournament as the No. 1 seed after claiming the regular-season title with a 9-2 league record. The Gamecocks meet No. 8 seed Alabama at 6 p.m. Wednesday. On the other side of the bracket, No. 7 Auburn faces No. 2 LSU at 1 p.m. and then No. 6 Kentucky meets No. 3 Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Florida is the defending SEC Tournament champion, claiming its ninth title in 2010 with a 1-0 win over South Carolina.

Cross Country: The Florida women’s cross country squad will shoot for a three-peat today at the 2011 SEC Championship, and UF’s men will look to improve upon their third-place finish at last year’s league meet as the Gators prepare to take on Lambert Acres Golf Club in Maryville, Tenn. Tennessee is playing host to this year’s races — UT last hosted on Halloween in 1998.

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