Monday March 4, 2013 Gators softball tosses perfect game, Parsons goes off, UF baseball back in win column, more tidbits
Updated: 11:32am, March 4
Updated: 11:32am, March 4
The Gators softball team capped a successful weekend with a combined perfect game.
If you like to start out the week with fresh links from around the Internet to catch up on what you may have missed in the world of Florida sports over the weekend, well, we've got you covered.
Here are some fresh links that cover items likely of interest to Gator fans:
--The Gators baseball team won two out of three against Miami over the weekend to snap a six-game losing skid writes Jim Harvin of The Gainesville Sun.
--The Gators men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the SEC regular-season title with a victory over Alabama on Saturday. Here is the Alabama perspective after the loss from Don Kausler Jr. of Al.com.
--The UF women’s basketball team closed out the regular season Sunday with a 67-56 loss at South Carolina writes Phillip Heilman of the Independent Florida Alligator.
--Pat Summit may no longer be in charge, but the Tennessee women earned the No. 1 seed in the SEC women’s basketball tournament. Here is a primer from Michelle Voepel of ESPN.com.
--The Gators lacrosse team knocked off Syracuse Saturday at Sun Life Stadium as the sport’s popularity is on the rise in South Florida writes Kally Saco of The Miami Herald.
--Florida softball pitchers Hannah Rogers, Lauren Haeger and Alyssa Bache combined for a perfect game in Sunday’s win over Presbyterian writes Adam Lichtenstein of the Alligator.
--Rockets second-year player Chandler Parsons continues to prove he was a steal in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft, scoring a career-high 32 points for Houston Sunday from Rockets.com. Here is more on Parsons’ performance from The Houston Chronicle.
--Former Gators two-sport star Jeff Demps has returned to the track near his central Florida home to resume his track career while still a member of the New England Patriots writes Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald.
--Speaking of track, Gators junior Sean Obinwa won the Alex Wilson 800 in South Bend, Ind., over the weekend to improve his NCAA standing. Click here for more details from GatorZone.com.
--Another former Gators standout, Wizards rookie Bradley Beal, suffered a scare Sunday writes Michael Lee of The Washington Post.
--In case you missed it, the UF gymnastics team closed out its regular-season home schedule in impressive fashion with a school-record score writes Jim Harvin of The Gainesville Sun.
--The UF men’s tennis team opened SEC play Sunday with a victory at Texas A&M. Click here for details from GatorZone.com.
--Meanwhile, the UF women’s tennis team had its 37-match SEC regular-season win streak snapped by the Aggies. Click here for details from GatorZone.com.
--TheFantasyFix.com breaks down former Gators catcher Mike Zunino, a rookie in the Seattle organization, if you are interested in adding him to your fantasy team.
--The latest on the UF swimming teams adding more NCAA provisional times at the Last Chance Meet. Click here for details from GatorZone.com.