“Obviously just a bottom line is they got a lot of hits when they needed them and we didn’t,” Miami head coach Gino DiMare said after Sunday’s loss. “With runners in scoring position we seemed to not ever get the big hit and it seems like they got them.”
Notre Dame (16-10, 7-8) snapped the Hurricanes (14-12) three game winning streak in a 87-71 rout of Miami.
“Disappointing,” Miami head coach Gino DiMare said. “Came down to the end. Can’t finish the game. Something we didn’t do very good last year, we got to do a better job. Had the game right there where we wanted it. Couldn’t close it out.”
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 No. 27 Miami Hurricanes got back to winning ways Friday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center on campus, grabbing an early lead against the visiting No. 35 Virginia Tech Hokies and riding the momentum all the way to a big 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference triumph.
Nine innings of baseball just wasn’t enough for the top two teams in the country.
But after 11 innings, it was only fitting that only one run was the deciding factor between the No. 1 Hurricanes and No. 2 Gators when they squared off Friday night, with the Gators coming away with the 2-1 win.
“The story of the game is holding NC State to 50,” Meier said. “You know just the guts and the effort, just incredible.”
Just a single week after the 2020 college baseball season began, the top two teams in the country with face off in a three-game series that will determine early season momentum between the storied programs, have postseason ramifications, and possibly more than anything else, will determine bragging rights between the rivals.
Just an hour after Miami had completed its win over Kent State Wednesday night, the baseball program announced on Twitter that tickets for Friday and Saturday night’s game against the No. 2 ranked University of Florida were sold out.
In their first game as the No. 1 team in the country, the Miami Hurricanes showed why they are deserving of the ranking.
Behind a 12-run scoring output in the first four innings of the game, Miami trounced the visiting Kent State Golden Flashes 12-0 Wednesday night at Mark Light Field.