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Updated following the Gators’ victories on Friday.
Florida softball, one year after winning the program’s first national title, has set a new record for hottest start in school history with 26 consecutive wins to open the 2015 campaign.
Though the Gators have outscored opponents 208-27 this season – with 12 shutouts – Florida has not achieved this mark without being put through the wringer. UF is 4-0 against teams ranked in the top three nationally with two wins over Michigan and another against Oregon, none of which occurred at home.
The Gators have four more non-conference games to play as well as an extremely tough SEC schedule, and though a loss is likely to come sooner than later, UF’s dominance to this point should not be overlooked.