WNBA Veteran Julie Plank Joins Gators as Assistant Coach

26-year coaching veteran Julie Plank has joined the University of Florida women’s basketball team’s staff as an assistant, interim head coach Kelly Rae Finley announced Wednesday morning. Plank, who has put together an impressive track record in both the professional and collegiate ranks, spent 12 seasons coaching in the WNBA and was an assistant at Stanford for 10 […]

Gators Place Three on First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

University of Florida women’s basketball student-athletes Floor Toonders, Emily Sullivan and Cydnee Kinslow were recognized by the Southeastern Conference as First-Year Academic Honor Roll selections as the league announced its 2020-21 list Tuesday morning. In her first season of collegiate competition Toonders achieved academic success while beginning her course work towards a Biology degree. The Netherlands native finished the year with […]

Gators Draw NC State, Towson and Wofford in 2021 Preseason WNIT

The University of Florida women’s basketball team will have an opportunity to measure itself against some top-notch competition in the early stages of the 2021-22 campaign as its matchups in the 2021 Preseason WNIT Classic were revealed by the tournament officials Thursday afternoon. Florida is set to compete in the three-day, round-robin tournament from Nov. 12-15 […]

Warren Named Gatorade Player of the Year in Louisiana

Incoming University of Florida women’s basketball freshman Jeriah Warren was tabbed the 2020-21 Gatorade Louisiana Girls Basketball Player of the Year Thursday as Gatorade honored the nation’s best high school athletes for the 36th year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and […]

Merritt Invited to USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team Trials

University of Florida women’s basketball forward Jordyn Merritt has accepted an invitation to the USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team Trialsin Denver, Colo., May 11-17, as the organization announced its selections Wednesday afternoon. Merritt, a rising sophomore, will have the opportunity to make the 12-member U19 National Team roster which will compete in the 2021 FIBA U19 […]

Gators Place Four on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Four University of Florida women’s basketball players have earned a spot on the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll, as the league announced its honorees for the annual academic awards Wednesday afternoon. Faith Dut, Kristina Moore, Danielle Rainey and Nina Rickards were all honored for their academic achievements. Dut and Rickards, both sophomores, are first time honorees while Moore achieved honor […]

Zipporah Broughton Joins Gators

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Friday the signing of transfer Zipporah Broughton (Wetumpka, Ala.) to the Gators’ 2021 class. Broughton competed for three seasons at Rutgers University, appearing in 61 games and starting 12 contests for the Scarlet Knights. The 2018 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year, averaged 8.2 points per game this […]

Smith Announces Return for 2021-22 Campaign

University of Florida women’s basketball senior Kiki Smith announced Monday that she will utilize her extra year of eligibility and return to the Gators for the 2021-22 campaign. Smith, who put together an all-around sensational season with the Gators in 2020-21, became the first player in program history to lead the team in points (490), […]

Short-Handed Gators Battle But Fall to Villanova in WNIT Second Round

Box Score (PDF) | Highlights  CHARLOTTE, NC – Despite double-figure scoring efforts from three players, the University of Florida women’s basketball team fell 77-57 to Villanova late Saturday night inside of Bojangles Coliseum in the WNIT’s second round. The short-handed Gators battled but could not slow down the Wildcats who improved to 17-6 on the season and earned […]

Gators Add Cydnee Kinslow

University of Florida women’s basketball coach Cam Newbauer announced the addition of graduate transfer Cydnee Kinslow to the program Friday morning. Kinslow, a 6-foot-2 forward, joins the Gators after spending her last two seasons at Long Beach State University. “We are excited to add Cydnee Kinslow to our program! Cydnee is a veteran player whose personality and […]