VIDEO Amanda Butler at UF’s Weekly Press Conference


Florida Head Coach Amanda Butler met with the media at Monday’s weekly All Sports Press Conference and talked about a variety of topics related to the Gator program.


The following is a listing of questions she received after her opening remarks and the timing within the video is when she answers {NOTE: the timer on the video has a countdown to the end, NOT a count-forward]

  • 6:04 – How Haley Lorenzen’s absence effected the team on the court
  • 4:47 – What Lorenzen does so well on the court
  • 3:36 – Lorenzen’s timeline for return
  • 3:04 – What the Gators need to do to fill Lorenzen’s void
  • 1:55 – On Sunday’s game the home finale for seniors Ronni Williams and Tyshara Fleming

Florida has two regular-season games remaining before the Southeastern Conference Tournament (March 1-5).

What’s Next for the Gators

  • Who: Florida (13-14, 4-10 SEC) at Tennessee (17-10, 8-6 SEC)
  • Where: Thompson-Boling Arena (21,678) * Knoxville, Tenn.
  • When: Thu., February 23 * 7 pm ET
  • Of Note: This is the second meeting this year between the Gators and Lady Vols, who took the 84-75 decision in Gainesville on January 26.

Florida’s Regular-Season Finale

  • Who: Florida hosts Georgia (14-13, 6-8 SEC)
  • Where: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center * Gainesville, Fla.
  • When: Sun., February 26 * 12 Noon ET
  • Of Note: This is the second meeting this year between the Gators and Lady Bulldogs. Florida defeated Georgia, 76-68, on January 22 in Athens.
  • Additional Hoopla:

o   Senior Day – Seniors Ronni Williams and Tyshara Fleming will be honored postgame for their great Gators careers!

o   Gators Blanket Giveaway – The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a Gators Basketball fleece blanket!

o   Champions of Character – Presented by Campus USA. It’s the second chance for local elementary and middle schools to nominate 10 outstanding students for recognition during the game! All nominated students will receive a t-shirt and certificate upon checking in at the game.

o   Educational Expo – A new feature of our Champions of Character games, all kids in attendance will be able to learn about nutrition, fitness, and academics from UF groups!

o   Lunch Box Giveaway – The first 250 kids in attendance will receive a unique Gators lunch box!

o   Movie in the Dome – Stay in the O’Dome after the game and enjoy a kids movie on the new video boards with your family and friends!
Kids Korner – Check out great games and activities for kids in attendance, featuring poster making, tailgate games, face paint, and more!

o   Rowdy Reptile Check-In – Students, check-in on your mobile app to earn points towards great prizes all year long!

o   Enter to Win – $200 Nike Gift Card


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