“I thought there was good execution on both sides,” first-year head coach Manny Diaz said. “The big thing is are we starting to look like the Miami Hurricanes. I think in glimpses you can kind of see the improvements that this team has made. Now, if we stop here we have no chance.”
“I wouldn’t say it was rock bottom, but it’s very gritty,” Van Belle said. “You can’t take anything for granted. My freshman year, I will never forget every day before practice. We had to pick 12 weeds out in the outfield before the day started. You had to fix the mound yourself. Nothing is done for you.”
“Zebrafish, as a model organism, allow the scientific community to explore the uniqueness of marine model organisms compared to their terrestrial counterparts.”
Every year, hip-hop magazine XXL releases its highly-anticipated Freshman Class. Industry professionals and rap tastemakers come together to comprise a list of 10 rappers and emcees who have made a splash in the industry within the year and who they believe have a long career ahead. If it were up to me, here is what this year’s XXL 2019 Freshman Class would look like.
“Listen, It’s not about me, it’s about these kids,” the 18th-year coach said. “I’m happy for them they needed this for their confidence. We’ve had a few close matches against some good programs, so you know I think that this time of the year, for this group, this is big moving forward for our confidence. Heading in to finishing out our ACC schedule I think they really needed it. I’m happy for them.”
“I’m excited for this season and what this team has right now. We’re on a good path. It’s taking a little bit of time. It’s not going to be easy. But I promise you, we’ll be ready, the way that we’re going and how we’re working right now.”
“I was confident that they had the integrity, the intellect, the appreciation of the important role that judges play, but also the limited role that judges play, as well as an appreciation for the separation of powers,” said DeSantis.