Among the Hurricanes selected are Claire McGinnis of women’s swim and dive, Estela Perez-Sommariba of women’s tennis, Dane Dunlap of men’s tennis and DJ Vasiljevic of men’s basketball. Fifty student athletes from the ACC were selected for the award.
Mompremier has been named a top 10 candidate for the 2020 Lisa Leslie Award, as announced on Friday. This award is given to the best center in women’s college basketball and is presented by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Miami football program entered National Signing Day looking to add to the strong 2020 recruiting class, and they did just that, landing four-star Avantae Williams, the No. 2 ranked safety in the class of 2020.
With the upcoming season approaching, not only are there some fresh faces in Coral Gables, but there is new hope for the football team. The Hurricanes signed 13 recruits from the class of 2020 last month, all of whom have enrolled for this spring semester.
Shortly before tipoff, it was evident that the Hurricanes matchup against No. 8 ranked Florida State was going to be a bit more difficult than expected. Redshirt senior Beatrice Mompremier was not available to play due to a foot injury and is listed as day-to-day.
The John Mackey Award recognizes college football's most outstanding tight end each season. Kellen Winslow II, the troubled former Miami tight end who won the award in 2003, is the only Hurricane to ever win.
The Hurricanes will play for the last time at Hard Rock Stadium against Louisville. Not only does the team aim to finish the season on a high note, but there is also added motivation because it is Senior Day.