Sports

Sports Briefs

WOMENS TENNIS
‘Canes wrap up succesfull Fall Classic
The Hurricanes went 4-0 on the final day of the Third Annual Hurricane Fall Invitational. Laura Vallverdu, Audrey Banada, Romy Farah and Gina Sabatino all collected victories for Miami, winning all four draws.

BASEBALL
Weeks named Preseason All-American
Miami sophomore second baseman Jemile Weeks was named to the 2007 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Preseason All-America Third Team. In 66 games last season, Weeks posted a .352 batting average with 69 runs, six home runs and 40 RBI. Weeks also tied a freshman record by hitting safely in 16 straight games.

FOOTBALL
Team still recovering from injuries
Quarterback Kyle Wright is expected to miss the rest of the football season following surgery to fix a thumb injury. Linebacker Tavares Gooden is questionable to play this weekend, while offensive tackle Reggie Youngblood is expected to play, according to Head Coach Larry Coker. Gooden is recovering from a head injury and has not been cleared to play. Youngblood has begun to practice following a knee injury that sidelined him in last week’s game against Maryland. Coker also believes that offensive linemen A.J. Trump could be lost for the season due to an ACL injury. Wide Receiver Rashaun Jones has been suspended for two games due to violating team rules.

NFL
Former Hurricane ties NFL record
Chicago Bear and former Miami Hurricane Devin Hester tied the NFL record for longest return when he ran back a field goal attempt by New York Giant kicker Jay Feely for a 108-yard touchdown run. The returned extended the Bears lead to 31-20, helping to secure a 38-20 victory in the game.

RECRUITING
Miami gets commitment from WR/DB
UM’s football team picked up an oral commitment from Glades Central wide receiver and defensive back Tarus McKinley. He has caught 12 balls for 217 yards on the season and is the 51st ranked wide out according to Scout.com. McKinley is the younger brother of Miami cornerback Randy Phillips.

Information complied from Hurricanesports.com and the Orlando Sentinel.

November 17, 2006

Reporters

The Miami Hurricane

Student newspaper at the University of Miami


Around the Web
  • Miami Herald
  • UM News
  • HurricaneSports

University of Miami men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga received a grand jury subpoena for his phon ...

Get ready for an avalanche of University of Miami defensive backs and linemen descending on the Hard ...

The University of Miami football team has another player with a season-ending injury — and this one ...

When UM coach Mark Richt summoned quarterback Malik Rosier into his office last year, a few months a ...

Quarterback Malik Rosier of the No. 8-ranked Miami Hurricanes maintains a solid third place in what ...

Univeristy of Miami’s Wynwood Art Gallery holds its annual faculty exhibition featuring thought-prov ...

From a game simulating how whales navigate to a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, the U showcased some of ...

A new mobile game called Blues and Reds, now available worldwide, aims to help researchers study int ...

A major Lancet Commission report, a three-year project headed by UM’s Professor Felicia Knaul and co ...

With a $6.8 million NIH grant, the UM School of Nursing and Health Studies and FIU Robert Stempel Co ...

The Hurricanes will look to slow down an inspired Syracuse team at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday. ...

University of Miami head coach Mark Richt was selected to the 20-member Paul "Bear" Bryant ...

As a Hurricane Club member, you are invited to participate in the 25th Annual University of Miami Ha ...

University of Miami sophomore Bruce Brown Jr. was among 21 players named to the watch list for the 2 ...

Head coach Katie Meier and senior forward/center Erykah Davenport will represent Miami Thursday at t ...

TMH Twitter Feed
About TMH

The Miami Hurricane is the student newspaper of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. The newspaper is edited and produced by undergraduate students at UM and is published weekly in print on Tuesdays during the regular academic year.