USF Defeats No. 2 Florida Gators

March 2, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson (14) drives in a run in the first inning during spring training against the South Florida Bulls at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

On Tuesday, the Bulls defeated the No. 2 Florida Gators 5-3; giving them their first win against the Gators since May 11, 2005.  The tone was sent early by Andrew Longley, who went 2-4 with 2 home runs and three RBI’s.  The mound was controlled by pitcher Matt Reed, who allowed 2 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work.  Next, the Bulls  play a three game series this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday against the Villanova Wildcats.  Friday’s game in Tampa begins at 7:00 PM ET and will be airing live on BULLSCast.