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Wednesday April 11, 2012 GatorLinks: Gators sweep Noles, women's tennis team's title quest, Tebow's jersey, plus more

Updated: 9:25am, April 11

Joanna Mather

Photo: Gators senior Joanna Mather is one of reasons why Gators are in contention to defend national title.

The Gators baseball team took the field at Florida State on Tuesday night with five losses in its last seven games.

After being No. 1 all season, the Gators found themselves facing the new No. 1 team, FSU.

You know that didn’t sit well with the Gators. But like their first two meetings with the Seminoles this season, the Gators got the job done on the field in a 6-3 win.

The victory gave UF a sweep of the season series over the Noles for the first time since 1958.

Here are some fresh links from the game and other Gators sports for your perusal this morning:

--Homers power Gators over Noles is the headline in the Orlando Sentinel.

--The FSU baseball team is ranked No. 1 in the country but it can’t lay claim to being the best team in its own state writes Corey Clark of the Tallahassee Democrat.

--The Gainesville Sun’s Robbie Andreu with some observations from Florida’s spring football practice.

--Those green Jets jerseys with “Tebow” on the back are so popular a lawsuit had to be settled according to this story on

--Here is a Q&A with Gators coach Will Muschamp by’s Andrea Adelson with a heavy emphasis on recruiting philosophy.

--What did fans think of Saturday’s Orange & Blue Debut spring game? Here is Gators fan Mike Spain’s take from the Yahoo! Sports Network.

--A look at the Houston Rockets from USA Today, a team in prime position for a run in the NBA playoffs thanks in part to former Gator Chandler Parsons.

--Antonya English of the Tampa Bay Times writes about the UF women’s tennis team’s home win streak and its pursuit of another national title.

--Speaking of Parsons, has him ranked No. 5 among the NBA’s top rookies in its Rookie Rankings VIII.

--Gators lacrosse player Nora Barry earns National Rookie of Week honors from

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