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Tennis rebounds during Spring Fling

Despite winning only two of their first eleven singles matches, the University of Miami men’s tennis team maintained their focus on victory throughout this past weekend’s Miami Spring Fling. This determination guided the Hurricanes to win nine of the last eleven singles matches, balancing this weekend’s singles record to 11-11. The preseason tournament consisted of…

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TRACK AND FIELD The Miami men’s and women’s track teams competed at the Florida Intercollegiates Meet at the University of Florida in Gainesville last Saturday. The event featured athletes from UM, Florida, Florida State, UCF, South Florida, Bethune-Cookman, FIU, Florida A&M, North Florida and Jacksonville. Lauryn Williams won the women’s 55-meter dash and broke the…

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Berlin transfers from UF – Spurrier’s old home

When the Hurricanes renew their regular season series with Florida in September, there will be a significant absence from the Gators sideline. The visored-one, Steve Spurrier, will no longer be roaming Florida Field in Gainesville, having departed for the NFL and the Washington Redskins. In his stead will be Ron Zook, a former Gators assistant…

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Men’s Basketball 5-0

The Miami Hurricanes entered Monday night’s game against Florida Atlantic with an unblemished record, but at a terrible rebounding disadvantage. But as the schedule gets tougher for Miami, players are changing many things about their play to become a top-tier team. The Hurricanes (5-0) grabbed 60 rebounds – 31 on the offensive end – en…

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Lady Canes fall in first road contest

The University of Miami women’s basketball team got off to their best start since 1992 by winning their first three games. Then their momentum faded as they moved away from their comfort zone at the Knight Sports Complex. On Tuesday, the Hurricanes fell to fellow unbeaten South Florida (5-0) 76-68 at the USF Sun Dome…

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FOOTBALL The top-ranked University of Miami Hurricanes, led by Conference Player of the Year Bryant McKinnie, placed a league-best 10 players on the Big East All-Conference Football Team by Football News magazine, the publication announced. McKinnie was also named a finalist for the 2001 Outland Trophy, which honors the best interior lineman in college football….

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Intramural Sports

Soccer: UMSM Women- 4 Women Free Agents- 3 Knee Breakers- 6 PT Players- 0 Knee Breakers- 1 Women Free Agents- 0 (OT) PT Players- 2 Hui Aloha- 0 PT Players- 2 Kickin Canes- 0 UMSM Women- 5 Hui Aloha- 1 Gables- 2 Genocide- 0 Sherm- 5 UMSM- 2 GBSA 2- 2 UMSM- 1 Sherm- 1…

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McKinnie keeps Freeney in check

Bryant McKinnie was warned all week long about Syracuse’s highly touted Dwight Freeney and his 16 1/2 sacks. But when the two projected NFL linemen battled each other on Saturday, it was Freeney who was admiring his opponent. “In the middle of the game one time he tried a little spin move that I had…

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Lady Canes fall to Georgia in first round of NCAA Tournament

The Miami soccer team fell short, falling 5-2 to Georgia in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday afternoon at the Percy Beard Stadium in Gainesville. The Hurricanes wrap up the 2001 season with an overall mark of 10-9-1, while the Bulldogs improve to 13-5-1 overall. “We started the match very strong and played…

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Women’s basketball defeats Iona

Sophomore guard Hutashi Wilson scored a career-high 16 points to lead Miami to a 71-52 victory over visiting Iona in its season opener Sunday afternoon. The Hurricanes improve to 1-0 on the season, while the Gaels fall to 0-2. Wilson also pulled down a career-high seven rebounds and three steals in the winning effort. Miami…

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VOLLEYBALL Marcella Gamarra put an exclamation mark on the end of the 2001 volleyball season for Miami with a blistering kill and the Hurricanes finished on an 11-match win streak with a 3-0 sweep of St. Thomas (30-15, 30-28 & 30-27) on Tuesday evening in Opa Locka. The Hurricanes, completing the first season of volleyball…

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‘Canes strength tested early

After an offseason full of changes and a rough start in Big East play, Hurricanes coach Perry Clark’s ability to lead Miami to a 16-13 record and an NIT berth was looked upon rather favorably. With a full roster intact this season, however, the same result will not be as acceptable. The Hurricanes enter the…


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