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Sports Brief 8/28

Current Sophomore Gracie Lachowecki drives towards the goal during last year's game against Cleveland State. Nick Gangemi // Photo Editor

Current Sophomore Gracie Lachowecki drives towards the goal during last year’s game against Cleveland State. Nick Gangemi // Photo Editor

Soccer

The Hurricanes look for their first win after a disappointing opening against the Gators on Aug. 22, losing their first two games on the road. In Gainesville, they lost to the eighth ranked Gators 3-0 and fell again to UCF 2-1 two days later. Goalkeeper Emily Lillard, scored the Canes’ only goal for the season when UCF mishandled a free kick. The home opener against Florida Gulf Coast University will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday at Cobb Stadium.

Volleyball

Seniors Emani Sims and Savanah Leaf lead the pack, both entering the year with pre-season All-ACC Honors. Sims lead the squad with 153 blocks last year, and Leaf was first in kills with 442 – seventh most in a UM single season ever. These two seniors are also joined by key returners Caitilin Donahue and Misty Ma’a, and look to improve upon their 19-12 record from last season. The UM volleyball season-opener will be against the Setan Hall Pirates at 7 p.m. on Friday at the James L. Knight Sports Complex.

Basketball

The ACC has released the 2014-15 schedule for men’s basketball. Fresh off their 4-0 campaign in Spain, Coach Jim Larranaga and his Hurricane squad will start preparing for the season-opener against Howard University on Nov. 14. Key home games include Florida on Nov. 17, Virginia on Jan. 3, and North Carolina on Feb. 28.

Courtney Fiorini may be emailed at sports@themiamihurricane.com

August 27, 2014

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