The Auburn softball team looks to overcome a heartbreaking loss from Saturday when it plays No. 2 Florida in Game 2 of the 3-game series in Gainesville, Fla.
In the first game Saturday, the Gators scored 2 runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to steal a 4-3 victory against No. 4 Auburn. The Tigers enter the game 27-4 overall and 2-2 in the SEC. The Gators are 28-1 and 6-0 in conference.
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Auburn softball vs. Florida notes
* The two teams enter Sunday’s matchup with the top two pitching staffs in the SEC. Florida leads the SEC with a 0.63 and have only allowed 82 hits in 188 innings. Florida’s pitchers are second in the league with 270 strikeouts.
* Auburn’s pitchers have a team ERA of 1.23 and have allowed 144 hits in 198.2 innings this season.
* Auburn is fifth in the SEC in runs scored this season with 204, just ahead of the Gators with 203. Florida is batting .326 as a team and Auburn is hitting .293.