Hey folks, a 10-pack of links for your reading at lunch or later this afternoon covering the Gators:
--Something has to give since the Gators women’s tennis team has won 20 consecutive matches – and Duke has won 18 -- heading into their NCAA semis showdown at 1 p.m. writes the Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald.
--The Gators men’s golf team has continued to improve and has resulted in a trip to the NCAA Championships writes the Independent Florida Alligator.
--A good look at Gators softball player Michelle Moultrie, whose career came to an end with Sunday’s 1-0 loss to USF, from the Florida Times-Union.
--The Gators are playing in the SEC Baseball Tournament this week in Hoover, Ala., and this year’s tournament offers some new twists according to the Birmingham News.
--Former Gators baseball player Mark Ellis, now with the Los Angeles Dodgers, came within hours of possibly losing his leg writes the Los Angeles Times.
--The Gators continue to dominate in the SEC All-Sports Awards, now administered by Halifax Media Group writes the Gainesville Sun.
--Former Gators QB Chris Leak threw for 8 touchdowns in his debut for the Orlando Predators in a 68-61 loss to New Orleans writes the Orlando Sentinel.
--The phenomenon known as “Tebowing” to be included in this year’s Madden 13 video game according to NESN.com.
--Former Gator Udonis Haslem didn’t let a bloody cut above his eye get in the way of helping Miami knock off Indiana on Sunday to even their playoff series at 2-2.
--The Gators football team is ranked No. 20 in one ESPN.com writer’s Top 25 preseason poll.