Four Gators named All-Americans


Published: Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:54 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:54 p.m.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A national-high tying four Florida softball players appear on the NFCA All-America teams. Florida is tied with Michigan for the most All-America selections in the country.

Sophomore pitcher Aleshia Ocasio and junior pitcher Delanie Gourley were named to the All-America First Team. Sophomore Kayli Kvistad earned Second-Team honors, while Amanda Lorenz, the NFCA and Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year, received Third-Team accolades. This is Ocasio's second All-America honor, as she was named to the 2015 team. Meanwhile, Gourley, Kvistad and Lorenz all make their first appearance on the All-America lists.

Florida now has 34 All-America honors by 18 players during coach Tim Walton's 11 seasons. In total, UF owns 35 All-America accolades in the school history. The Gators have had multiple All-Americans each year since 2007.

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