Canes sweep Gators, win 16-2

Senior right fielder Dave DiNatale went 4 for 6 with three RBI as the Hurricanes (6-1) broke open a 0-0 game with seven runs in the fourth to beat the Gators, 16-2, and earn the series sweep at McKethan Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

Freshman center fielder Nathan Melendres and junior third baseman Chris Herrmann also collected three RBI each. Hermann and freshman first baseman Harold Martinez both homered as sophomore left-hander Iden Nazario pitched five innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts.

Florida fell to 5-3.