A summary of what the volleyball, soccer and golf teams have been up to this past week.
“I am very pleased in the way our guys competed today,” said Hurricanes coach Aljosa Piric. “I am very pleased in the way over guys showed up to battle against a tough FAU team. This is a good team that we just beat and it should just give our guys a lot of confidence going forward.”
Rosier and redshirt freshman N’Kosi Perry – who is currently considered the clear No. 2 quarterback in the race – both got reps with the first and second teams.
Miami (12-18, 6-8 ACC) got off to a quick start in the first inning with a three-run home run from freshman Gabe Rivera to go up 3-1. But North Carolina (21-10, 10-4 ACC) took advantage of a struggling McKendry to score five combined runs in the third and fourth innings to take the lead right back.
Miami (12-14, 6-5 ACC) totaled six hits on the day and didn’t score until the seventh inning.
McKendry (4-2, 2.04 ERA) allowed just three hits while throwing a career-high 114 pitches in a pitchers’ duel against Daniel Lynch (2-3), who pitched seven strong innings of his own. The Hurricanes (11-11, 5-3 ACC) secured a series win and will have a chance for their first sweep of the Cavaliers (13-9, 3-5 ACC) since 2008.
Despite suffering an early 2-0 deficit, the Canes poured in seven runs in the third inning to build a lead from which the Scarlet Knights could not recover.
The state-of-the-art facility will change the way football practice is run, especially during times of inclement weather.
Miami basketball has an opportunity to experience its best season in program history. All the pieces are there: an experienced coach, one of the most talented backcourts in the country and the ability to be an explosive offense. But as the No. 11 Hurricanes (2-0), who started their season Nov. 10 with a win against…