Hoopingarner Takes Next Step in Hoops Journey

For a former point guard and hoops-a-holic, making the transition to coaching was a perfect match for Holly Hoopingarner. Almost as perfect as the connection between her last name and the game she loves. But Hoopingarner, who starred at IUPUI from 2016-20, figured she would have at least one more opportunity to lace up her sneakers […]

Williams Inks Pro Deal in Slovakia

Former University of Florida women’s basketball forward Zada Williams will begin her professional career in Slovakia. The Florida native recently signed a contract to play for MBK Ruzomberok of the Extraliga league. The 6-foot-2 forward, who earned both an undergraduate degree and a graduate certificate from UF, was a constant post presence for the Gators the past […]

Gators Name Natosha Gottlieb Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Natosha Gottlieb will join the Florida Gators strength staff as a strength and conditioning coordinator specializing in women’s basketball and women’s tennis. “I’m so proud to be a Gator. I am super excited about the opportunity to be a part of a growing program with the potential for greatness like Florida women’s basketball and one […]

Robinson and Rainey Receive Degrees

University of Florida women’s basketball forward Paige Robinson and returning redshirt-senior guard Danielle Rainey are among 54 Gator student-athlete graduates being honored this weekend as they earn their college degrees. Spring commencement ceremonies, originally slated for this weekend, have moved to July 29-Aug. 2 due to COVID-19. Robinson and Rainey, both sociology majors, earned spots on the 2020 SEC Winter […]

Assibey Joins Women’s Basketball Staff as Assistant Coach

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Monday afternoon the addition of assistant coach Julian Assibey to the team’s staff. “Gator Nation please join us in welcoming our new assistant coach Julian Assibey! We are very excited for Julian, Kaylee, Malachi and Elijah to join us here in Gainesville,” said Newbauer. “Julian caught my […]

Women’s Basketball Puts 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 Thursday. Emanuely de Oliveira, Kristina Moore, Danielle Rainey and Paige Robinson were all honored for their academic prowess. For Rainey, the sociology major, it’s her second time taking home the award as she […]

Emily Sullivan Joins Gators as Graduate Transfer

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Thursday the signing of graduate transfer Emily Sullivan (Evansville, Ind.) to the Gators’ 2020 class. The six-foot-four forward, who played in over 50 games at North Carolina, will be eligible to play for Florida immediately. Newbauer on Sullivan“Emily brings a level of maturity and experience to our […]

Floor Toonders Signs with Gators

University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced today the signing of Floor Toonders (Wageningen, Netherlands) to the Gators’ 2020 recruiting class. Toonders joins Jordyn Merritt (Plano, Texas) and Brynn Farrell (Ortley Beach, N.J.) who signed during the early signing period in November. Newbauer on Toonders“We are excited to add Floor Toonders to our 2020 […]

Gators Fall to Hot-Shooting LSU in SEC Tournament’s Second Round

Box Score | Highlights | Postgame Presser GREENVILLE, S.C. – The University of Florida women’s basketball team (15-15, 6-10) fell in SEC Tournament second round action Thursday evening, dropping a 73-59 final to seventh-seeded LSU (20-9, 9-7) in front of 4,215 fans at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Lavender Briggs, notching a double-figure point total for her team-best 26th time this season, led […]

Gators Meet LSU in SEC Second Round Tilt

The University of Florida women’s basketball team (15-14, 6-10) is set to battle LSU (19-9, 9-7) Thursday night in SEC Tournament second round action from Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. ET as the 10th-seeded Gators and seventh-seeded Tigers meet after both teams earned a first round bye.  SEC TOURNAMENT SECOND […]