Gators Lose in Extra Innings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Tyler Odle hit a two-run homer in the
tenth inning to power Alabama to a 7-5 win over Florida today.
Odle's home run off Florida pitcher Josh Edmondson came with one
out in the tenth and drove in pinch runner Jeff Texada.
Matt Bentley and Kyle Moore each recorded two hits and one R-B-I
for Alabama (27-22, 11-13 Southeastern Conference). Moore and Emeel
Salem both homered in the fifth for Alabama. Salem also scored on a
wild pitch in the seventh inning.
Florida (25-24, 12-12) rallied late to tie the game in the ninth
inning when Avery Barnes hit a solo home run to right field and Jon
Townsend later scored on a double from Austin Pride.
Austin Hyatt (5-1) got the win for Alabama. Florida's David
Hurst (2-1) picked up the loss.

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