League: Class 4A Southeast
Head coach: Jacob Rivera, eighth season
2016 record: 9-11-6 (4-4-2 Southeast, third)
Returning lettermen (starters): Eight (four)
Top athletes: F Estevan Uribe (Jr.), D Thoren Kaufusi (Sr.), MF Dominick Mesa (So.), GK Deven Scott (Sr.)
Outlook: Uribe (10 goals, 9 assists) will be among the leaders on offense, and Scott (7 shutouts) is back to anchor the defense for the Gators.
“This year’s team features nine new players to the team and has four starters back from last year,” Rivera said. “Our team is young, but we are working toward being a cohesive group and will look to develop chemistry in the beginning of the season.
“We are looking forward to competing and earning a spot in the playoffs. We will look to play our best soccer in October and challenge for a region title.”