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Michael Taylor, Mabel Zavaros Absent From Florida Roster


Olympic Trials finalist Michael Taylor doesn’t seem on the Florida Gators’ roster for 2020-2021. Neither does Canadian standout and NCAA invitee Mabel Zavaros.

Florida has posted its 2020-2021 rosters, which you can see here (men) and here (women).

Taylor was an elite highschool prospect who made two U.S. Olympic Trials finals in 2016, earlier than he had even begun his school profession. (In reality, we ranked him inside the top 50 prospects of the past decade). He was an NCAA qualifier and relay All-American as a freshman for the Gators in 2018.

However Taylor took a medical redshirt for the 2018-2019 season, and revealed within the spring of 2019 that he had undergone his 6th surgery for ulcerative colitis. He returned to the roster final season, however solely competed in two races in September. He doesn’t seem on the 2020-2021 roster.

We’ve requested Florida for extra info on Taylor’s standing with this system, however haven’t but acquired a response.

Zavaros was on final yr’s lengthy checklist of NCAA Olympic-year redshirts. The Canadian Olympic hopeful took the year off of NCAA swimming to focus on Canada’s Olympic Trials. She was an NCAA qualifier in 2019 as a freshman for Florida in addition to an SEC scorer.

Canada’s Olympic Trials (just like the Olympics) had been canceled this spring amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The Olympics and Canada’s Olympic Trials will now be held in 2021. Zavaros doesn’t seem on Florida’s roster for the 2020-2021 season. We’ve requested the college for touch upon her standing, however haven’t but acquired a response.