2017 Florida Gators Baseball Team
2017 Florida Gators baseball
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National champions
SEC regular season co-champions
Gainesville Regional champions
Gainesville Super Regional champions
College World Series champions
2-0 in CWS Finals
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 1
CB No. 1
2017 record 52-19 (21-9 SEC)
Head coach Kevin O'Sullivan (10th year)
Assistant coach Brad Weitzel (10th year)
Craig Bell (10th year)
Home stadium Alfred A. McKethan Stadium
Seasons
2016
2018 ->
2017 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Eastern
No. 1 Florida x+y 21 - 9 - 0   .700     52 - 19 - 0   .732
No. 10 Kentucky y 19 - 11 - 0   .633     43 - 23 - 0   .652
No. 15 Vanderbilt y 15 - 13 - 1   .534     36 - 25 - 1   .589
Missouri 14 - 16 - 0   .467     36 - 23 - 0   .610
South Carolina 13 - 17 - 0   .433     35 - 25 - 0   .583
Georgia 11 - 19 - 0   .367     25 - 32 - 0   .439
Tennessee 7 - 21 - 0   .250     27 - 25 - 0   .519
Western
No. 2 LSU x+?y 21 - 9 - 0   .700     52 - 20 - 0   .722
No. 22 Arkansas y 18 - 11 - 0   .621     45 - 19 - 0   .703
17 - 13 - 0   .567     40 - 27 - 0   .597
No. 8 Texas A&M y 16 - 14 - 0   .533     41 - 23 - 0   .641
No. 29 Auburn y 16 - 14 - 0   .533     37 - 26 - 0   .587
Ole Miss 14 - 16 - 0   .467     32 - 25 - 0   .561
Alabama 5 - 24 - 1   .183     19 - 34 - 1   .361
x - Division champion
+ - Conference champion
? - Tournament champion
y - Invited to the NCAA Tournament
Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2017 Florida Gators baseball team represented the University of Florida in the sport of baseball during the 2017 college baseball season. The Gators competed in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They played their home games at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium on the university's Gainesville, Florida campus. The team was coached by Kevin O'Sullivan in his tenth season as Florida head coach. The Gators entered the season hoping to build upon their performance in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, where they finished seventh at the 2016 College World Series after losses to eventual national champion Coastal Carolina and Texas Tech. In the 2017 season, the Gators won their first baseball national championship by defeating LSU two games to none in the championship series.

Roster

By player

By position

Coaching staff

Schedule

Legend
  Florida win
  Florida loss
  Postponement
Bold Florida team member

Rankings from USA Today/ESPN Top 25 coaches' baseball poll. All times Eastern. Parentheses indicate tournament seedings. Retrieved from FloridaGators.com

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ?? Increase in ranking. ?? Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final
Coaches'[4] 2 (4) 2 (4)* 2 (4)* 2 (1) 5 (1) 12 9 7 10 10 8 7 5 5 4 4 4* 4* 1 (27)
Baseball America[5] 3 3 3 3 5 13 8 8 16 15 11 11 7 5 4 5 5* 5* 1
Collegiate Baseball^[6] 3 3 2 2 8 17 11 10 18 16 13 10 7 4 2 3 3 3 1
NCBWA+[7] 2 2 2 2 5 11 9 7 12 13 11 10 6 5 3 4 4 4* 1

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
+ NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

References

  1. ^ Apple, Daniel (February 22, 2017). "Florida-Jacksonville Postponed to May 3". floridagators.com. University Athletic Assoc., Inc., Fox Sports Sun, IMG College. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ Apple, Daniel (April 4, 2017). "Florida-Stetson Canceled". floridagators.com. University Athletic Assoc., Inc., Fox Sports Sun, IMG College. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ Apple, Daniel (June 12, 2017). "Wake Forest Forces Game 3". floridagators.com. University Athletic Assoc., Inc., Fox Sports Sun, IMG College. Retrieved 2017. After nearly 2.5 inches of rain, NCAA representatives decided to suspend play until Monday afternoon. When play resumed at 1:04 p.m. on Monday, Langworthy took the mound again to face leadoff hitter Jonathan Pryor with a pair of runners on base. 
  4. ^ Baseball Coaches Poll
  5. ^ Baseball America College: Top 25
  6. ^ NCAA DIV I Baseball Polls-Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
  7. ^ NCBWA Division I poll

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