The Miami soccer team fell in overtime to Florida Atlantic 2-1 in its home opener Tuesday night at Cobb Stadium. The Hurricanes fall to 2-1-0 on the season while the Owls improve to 3-0-0. Miami out shot FAU 29 to six, including 15 shots on goal but only connected once. “We scored a great goal and did exactly what we wanted to do offensively, but we just didn’t finish,” said head coach Tricia Taliaferro. Sophomore Lindsey Yach scored her second goal of the season as she connected on a pass from junior Britney Butcher 56 minutes into the match. The duo has combined to score two of Miami’s four total goals so far this season. Butcher and Andrea Radice led the Hurricane offense with six shots apiece. Miami tallied seven corner kicks while FAU had one on the night. The Hurricanes are back in action Friday traveling to face UCF at 8 p.m.
The University of Miami All-Girl Cheerleading squad attended cheerleading camp at Rutgers University August 11th through August 14th. After several days of rigorous activities, the girls competed and won 1st place in the cheer division. They also won the prestigious “Game Planning” award, the “Most Collegiate” award, and the “Leadership” award, which is voted on by the other squads in the same division. The girls used their time at camp to get ready for the upcoming season and are ready to start off another great year.
KICKING ‘CANES: The Hurricane women’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Florida Atlantic in overtime at Cobb Stadium on Tuesday night. The ‘Canes are now 2-1-0.