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Seniors shine in regular season finale

It was a fitting end to Sheila James’ final game in front of the Knight Sports Complex crowd. James, the Hurricanes’ second leading three-point specialist in school history, blocked a three-point attempt by Amber Jacobs with six seconds remaining, and the Hurricanes held on to upset No. 18 Boston College, 60-57, on Tuesday night. The…

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Tennis a confident squad

When the No. 25 Hurricanes’ women’s tennis team takes the court in Tallahassee today for a match against rival Florida State, it will be only five days removed from a tough loss against William and Mary. But the Hurricanes have in no way lost their confidence. “We’re going to win,” senior Marcy Hora said. “Guaranteed.”…

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Howard a constant threat in UM lineup

Most college players begin their career without many expectations. Facing competition in college is a big jump for even the most talented high school stars. They are only expected to progress as the years go on. Miami’s shortstop Kevin Howard did not start off like most freshman ballplayers. As Miami’s starting third baseman in 2000,…

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UM extends win streak to six

During the Hurricanes’ six game winning streak, the team has displayed an abundance of power – averaging almost 11 runs and hitting at least one home run per game. That was just one of the factors that propelled Miami to a dominating sweep this weekend at the Homestead Challenge. Miami (8-4) defeated Florida International, Kansas…

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Women fall at Providence

With the Miami Hurricanes battling for a spot in the NCAA Tournament and a first-round bye in the Big East Tournament, the last thing anyone expected was that Miami would come out playing sub-par basketball in its second to last game of the regular season However, that’s exactly what happened, as the Hurricanes fell 69-64…

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Men lose fourth in seven games

The No.17 Miami men’s basketball team continued their downward spiral, losing ita second consecutive game, as they fell to the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame 90-77 Saturday night at the Miami Arena. After starting the season 14-0, the Hurricanes (21-6,8-6) are 3-3 in their last six games. The loss to Notre Dame (19-8, 9-5) dropped…

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Sports Briefs

SWIMMING Manon van Rooijen was named the Big East Most Outstanding Swimmer after her performance at the Big East Swimming and Diving Championships in Uniondale, New York this weekend. The sophomore from Westdorpe, Holland won three individual events and one relay while breaking three Big East Championship records in the process. Van Rooijen now holds…

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Danny Matienzo eager to improve

After two seasons as one of the Miami Hurricanes top hitters, designated hitter/first baseman Danny Matienzo decided he needed a new challenge. So, with the graduation of catcher Greg Lovelady, Matienzo decided he wanted to be the man behind the plate for the Hurricanes. Matienzo, who saw spot duty at the catcher position during his…

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Men’s basketball Dear University of Miami Students, You have been with us from the start of this run for the NCAA Tourn-ament and for this, the team and I sincerely thank you. It’s been a very dynamic season but we have a challenging road ahead as we enter the home stretch. The energy and excitement…

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Lady ‘Canes sneak by No. 24 Hokies

When the Hurricanes women’s basketball team lost to Virginia Tech two weeks ago, they left Blacksburg, Va. knowing they let the game slip away. So when the No. 24 Hokies came to Coral Gables for the rematch, Miami wasn’t going to make the same mistake. Not at home. Not against a conference opponent. Trailing for…

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‘Canes head to Homestead

It’s one thing to face an opponent’s ace once during a three-game series. It’s another thing to face a different opponent’s ace each contest of a three-game tournament. This weekend, the Miami Hurricanes earn the privilege of experiencing the latter when they participate in the Homestead Challenge. Tonight, the Hurricanes face Florida International and pitcher…

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UM sweeps Minnesota

Danny Matienzo and Kevin Howard led the offensively charged Miami Hurricanes (5-4) to a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers (0-3) this past weekend. After losing three straight games, Miami bounced back with 38 runs in the series to more than double their previous run total of 30. Two of Howard’s four home runs…


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