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Turgeon blast sparks Gators

Turgeon is viewed as a team leader

Saturday was about forgetting opening night for the Gators. After getting off to a slow start on Friday night, Florida didn't waste time changing that Saturday afternoon. The Gators got on the board with a three-run home run from sophomore second baseman Casey Turgeon in the first inning and took advantage of four Duke errors while securing a 4-2 win over the Blue Devils on Saturday.

"I went up there with one thing on my mind—look for that pitch right down the middle," Florida second baseman Casey Turgeon said. "He gave it to me. Turgeon thought it was going foul. A 12 mph wind was blowing across the field and out to left field throughout the game and helped the ball stay in fair territory. Off the bat, it looked destined for foul territory, but as the high, towering blast... Recommended Stories