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USA Lacrosse Mag Feature on the Florida Gators

via, by Beth Ann Mayer

Florida Women’s Lacrosse Will Look Considerably Different in 2024


Movement has been the name of the game in college athletics courtesy of conference realignment. But it was the name of the game for different reasons this summer at Florida, where two stars chose not to return to Gainesville and four transfers committed to becoming Gators.

The notable exits were goalie Sarah Reznick, who opted to pursue nursing — and a summer as a pro with Athletes Unlimited — after six years in Gainesville, and Emma LoPinto, Florida’s leading scorer, who transferred to Boston College. Meanwhile, the transfer portal brings in Albany’s Sarah Falk, UMass’ Hannah Heller, Princeton’s Maria Pasini and UConn’s Georgia Hoey.

It’s been a ride, but one that hasn’t been entirely surprising.

Gators head coach Amanda O’Leary knew 2023 would be the last for Reznick, who arrived in Florida as the top goalie in the high school class of 2017, according to Inside Lacrosse. Between a redshirt-freshman season and COVID-19, Reznick had already spent five years in college and was ready to turn the page.

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