Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

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

Reporters

Courtney Fiorini


Around the Web
  • Miami Herald
  • UM News
  • HurricaneSports

Romello Height already had a top five publicly revealed when the Miami Hurricanes finally stepped in ...

Mark Pope knows his freshman year with the Miami Hurricanes didn’t play out the way it was supposed ...

Fredrick Eaford was quick to make it clear the Miami Hurricanes were his dream team to commit to. Af ...

Linebacker might be the most important position for the Miami Hurricanes to recruit in the Class of ...

Issiah Walker Jr. won’t be at Paradise Camp on Saturday. Instead of attending the Miami Hurricanes’ ...

Some scientists fear that the new fifth generation of wireless networks interferes with critical sat ...

A new study led by Miller School professor Dr. Claes Wahlestedt observes that key molecular programs ...

Evo Morales, first elected president of Bolivia in 2005, and could win an unprecedented fourth term ...

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society is hosting a number of Juneteenth events around the cou ...

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School’s Rescue a Reef program teams up with the NFL and others t ...

Jackie Lippincott, Autumn Kramer and Meredith Costello were among the 61 student-athletes named to t ...

Renate Grimstad and Kristyna Frydlova of the University of Miami women's golf team were selecte ...

The Miami women's basketball team will face Indiana at the Watsco Center in the 2019 Big Ten/AC ...

The University of Miami volleyball program is set to host the Hurricane Invitational and nine ACC ho ...

Games will be contested July 3-14 in Naples, Italy. ...

TMH Twitter
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.