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Florida shuts out Ole Miss to clinch series

Florida freshman pitcher Danny Young

Metal clinked behind coach Kevin O'Sullivan as spoke with frustration and hope during Thursday's batting practice. "It will turn at some point," he said. At some point, it'll all fall together: at-bats, solid starts on the mound, the elimination of small mistakes. Well this weekend, it turned. The Gators posted back-to-back shutouts against the Rebels for their first SEC series win of the year.

After falling to No. 11 Ole Miss 4-3 in 11 innings Friday, Florida registered a 7-0 win on Saturday and a 4-0 win Sunday to nab the home series. The Gators hadn't chalked up consecutive shutouts since the 2010 season. "It's not easy to do in college baseball," O'Sullivan said. "To be able to do that in back-to-back games against a quality team like Ole Miss says a lot about our pitching." While...

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