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Men’s Tennis
Hurricanes beat Furman

Thanks to strong play by No. 4 Daniel Vallverdu, the No. 26 Miami Hurricane tennis team cruised past Furman, 5-2. Vallverdu, Vivek Subramanian, Carl Sundberg and J.C. Whitner all secured singles victories, while the pair of No. 10 Vallverdu and Sundberg and the team of David Rosenfeld and Subramanian secured doubles victories, which helped the Canes improve to 5-0 at home and 6-2 overall.

Golf
Hurricanes finish fifth at Cuthbert Cup

After a shortened tournament of only two rounds, the University of Miami women’s golf team finished fifth at the Cuthbert Cup, a tournament hosted by the College of Charleston. Helping the Hurricane cause were Christina Hirano, who finished tied for 10th; Maria Ronderos, who finished 14th; Jessica Steward, who finished tied for 22nd; and Hagen Weintraub, who finished tied for 26th.

Women’s Soccer
Freshmen to represent Miami at international tournament

The 2008 Cyprus Women’s Cup roster will feature Hurricane freshmen Brittany Steinbruch and Brittany Macdonald, who were selected to join the 20-member United States Under-20 National Team. Other teams participating in the tournament include Scotland, Canada, Japan and the Netherlands.

Women’s Tennis
Hurricanes fall to Florida State

The No. 10 Miami Hurricane women’s tennis team was unable to win its ACC opener against No. 20 Florida State. No. 14 Laura Vallverdu won her sixth consecutive match at the No. 1 position, as she won in straight sets, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Additionally, Caren Seenauth took her individual match 7-6 (1), 6-4. The doubles pair of No. 35 Laura Vallverdu and Romy Farah won their match, but the team was unable to win either of the other two doubles matches.

Information compiled from hurricanesports.com.

March 3, 2008

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