Gators bash 13 hits in comeback win over JU
Florida has taken three of four meetings with Jacksonville this season
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Freshman Sterlin Thompson hit his third home run of the season and five different Gators produced a multi-hit game as Florida won its sixth straight game on Tuesday, rallying to beat Jacksonville, 8-7 at John Sessions Stadium. The six-game winning streak marks a season high.
Thompson’s two-run homer helped pull the Gators out of a 3-0 first inning deficit. The game featured five lead changes and lasted over three and a half hours. Colby Halter, another UF freshman and native of Jacksonville, also had two hits and delivered an two-run single in the top of the third inning.
Florida (26-11, 9-6 SEC) won for the third time in four meetings with the Dolphins this season. JU drops to 7-23 overall.
Florida returns to SEC play this weekend with a series at Auburn.
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