Florida coach Kevin O 'Sullivan looked more confused than frustrated after the Gators slumbered the attack in three straight defeats before Game 2 of their weekend series against their rival. Miami.
The Gators (5-3) beat .158, scored 35 times and scored a total of four points against South Florida, North Florida and the Hurricanes.
"I understand that everyone is going through a difficult time, but it's only six games," said O. Sullivan after a 5-2 loss to Miami. "I do not know why this pressing would start so early.It's the beginning of the season.We should be fine.We should be relaxed and play hard.I do not see why it would be so difficult at this point of the season. "
Florida broke Saturday, eliminating a 3-1 deficit to win 9-3. The Gators won 4-1 on Sunday to take two of three consecutive wins against Miami.
Last week will probably be a snap. The Gators are always talented and have made four consecutive appearances in the World Series and seven in ten years. Voters recognize all of this capital, now Florida ranked 5th on Monday.
"At the beginning of the season, we started fighting," said Kendrick Calilao, first freshman, "but we're starting to understand him a bit and feel him."
In the crowds
Vanderbilt (5-1), LSU (7-0) and Texas Tech (5-1) remain the top three teams on the D1Baseball.com poll. Baseball America has the Commodores and LSU 1-2 and UCLA (6-1) in third position. The top three teams at Collegiate Baseball are LSU, Vanderbilt and UCLA.
SHOUTOUT FOR SHUTOUTS
Tennessee (7-0) allowed a point in their first six games, none in 41 innings. The Volunteers defeated the Appalachian State, Northern Kentucky and Indiana by a combined score of 50-4. The five launderings of the flights represent to date more than their combined total for 2017 and 39 18.
DUDE HAD A DAY
The performance of Alec Burleson, a second-year student from East Carolina, against Monmouth on Saturday earned him to be considered a two-way player. He went 6 for 7 with three doubles and three points in the 3-1 and 10-0 wins. In the first game, he allowed five hits and one point and took out ten in seven innings. Burleson beats .57 (15 of 26) in seven games. He took out 14 and scored four in 12 innings.
THIS IS OFFENSING
The state of New Mexico, one of the most prolific offensive teams in the last two years, has posted ridiculous numbers while intimidating Texas Southern and Yale. The Aggies are leading the country with 18.3 points per game, an average of .447 at the bat, a base percentage of .54 and a .07 percentage percentage. Nick Gonzalez, the first-year player of the 2018 Western Athletics Conference, is first with a batting average of 0.675 and tied for the lead with six homers. Let's see if the Aggies can continue Tuesday at Texas Tech.
Defending national champion Oregon State (8-0) is one of 18 undefeated teams in the first two weeks of the season. Alex McGarry was a pleasant surprise for the beavers. He has redshirt in 2018 after being transferred to a junior college. He beat .57 with a team of 12 RBIs. North Carolina and its rival, the state of North Carolina, are 7-0. The Tar Heels on Sunday extended their 25-game home streak with a double against South Florida, and the Wolfpack came out four points to defeat the Carolina 7-6 in 11 innings. The NC State pitchers had held their opponents without a deserved point for 29 innings before Coastal Carolina scored the first goal. … Long Beach State, which had 18 former Major League players last year and has played 19 tournaments for the NCAA Tournament since 1991, has a 0-7 record on a difficult schedule. This is the worst start of the last 65 years of the program.