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Team to hold walk-on tryouts Sept. 17

The Hurricanes baseball team will conduct walk-on tryouts for the 2009 season on Sept. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Mark Light Field.

Those interested should stop by the UM baseball offices at the stadium to fill out required forms.

Players must be full-time students at Miami with remaining NCAA eligibility.

For more information, contact the office at (305) 284- 4171.

Baseball

2008 signing class at 13 members

10 freshmen and three junior college transfers make up the 2008 signing class, which includes nine players from South Florida and five who were drafted in this year’s Major League Baseball Draft.

The five pitchers and eight position players will look to replace the eight players taken by major league teams from last season’s College World Series team.

Miami’s first practice is scheduled for Oct. 9.

Women’s Soccer

Jeff Freeman named associate head coach

University of Miami women’s soccer head coach Tricia Taliaferro announced that Jeff Freeman has been promoted to associate head coach.

Freeman is into his fifth year as an assistant coach with the team and has been vital to the development of the young program.

Women’s Tennis

Four newcomers to the team

Eighth-year head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews officially announced the addition of four players to the squad for the upcoming season.

Besides University of Florida sophomore transfer Julia Cohen, freshmen Lauren Greco (Oakmont, Penn.), Gabriela Mejia (Cali Valle, Colombia) and Alessa Waibel (Luzern, Switzerland) join a team with four players ranked in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s preseason Top 125 poll.

Men’s Basketball

ESPNU to broadcast three games

Fifth-year Head Coach Frank Haith and the Hurricanes will appear in 10 nationally televised games after ESPNU announced it will pick up three Hurricanes road games.

Coming off a 23-11 record and a trip to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, Miami starts its season Nov. 15 against Florida Southern.

September 14, 2008

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