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Dominant front seven, wide receivers lead football’s bid to repeat

At the Rose Bowl post game press conference, UM Coach Larry Coker quipped that he was returning for the 2002 season amidst speculation of some early Hurricane entries into the NFL Draft. Indeed, three of Miami’s key contributors to last season’s championship run – cornerback Phillip Buchanon, running back Clinton Portis and tight end Jeremy…

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MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING Miami junior Kyle Prandi broke an 11-year old American record in platform diving at the 2002 World Cup Trials in Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday. Prandi scored a 104.76 on his second dive, breaking the previous American record of 101.85 set by Mark Lenzi at the 1991 U.S. Indoor National Championships. The…

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The Top Ten of ’01-’02 Part 1

#1 football Miami 37 vs. Nebraska 14 An amazing performance in the Rose Bowl caps a perfect 12-0 season under first year head coach Larry Coker. Miami came out on fire and was up 34-0 at halftime. Ken Dorsey threw three touchdown passes, two to Andre Johnson, as both were named Co-MVP’s. Tailback Clinton Portis…

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The Top Ten of ’01-’02 Part 2

#6 football Miami 26 vs. VA Tech 24 A week after avenging 2000’s only loss to Washington, the ‘Canes secured their trip to the Rose Bowl thanks to a dropped 2-point conversion pass by Tech’s Ernest Wilford with 6:03 left and a stifling defense that sacked Hokie quarterback Grant Noel five times, intercepted four passes…

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Top FIVE performances of 2001-2003

#1 Ken Dorsey and Andre Johnson vs. Nebraska Dorsey was 22-of-35 for 362 yards and his Co-MVP, Andre Johnson caught seven passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns. The Hurricanes never looked back after the duo hooked up for a game-long 49-yard touchdown pass with 6:58 left in the first quarter to take the early…

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Crucial road series awaits Hurricanes

With the season winding down, the Miami Hurricanes started their drive towards a postseason bid by accomplishing their first goal – winning a series against a ranked team. This weekend, however, Miami will have to go one step farther, and beat a ranked team on the road. Tonight, the Hurricanes(21-19) kick off a three-game set…

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A farewell from senior staffer Zev Mines

An elated Orange Bowl crowd carried quarterback Scott Covington off the field that December evening four years ago. Edgerrin James had just rushed for 200 yards – leading to an upset of the No. 1 team in the nation – and the University of Miami football team was beginning its ascent back into college football’s…

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Penn Relays await Miami standouts

In its 107 previous meets, the Penn Relays, in Philadelphia, PA. have boasted more competitors than any other single meet in the world. This weekend, the University of Miami men’s track team will add six more runners to that list. Head Coach Michael J. Ward is taking senior Jeff Gaulrapp to run the 3,000-meter steeplechase,…

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MEN’S TRACK & FIELD Junior Andre Johnson won the 100-meters, and senior Gerald Wise took first in the javelin to lead the University of Miami at the South Florida Collegiate in Tampa, FL. Johnson, a wide receiver on the Hurricanes’ National Champion football team and co-MVP of this season’s Rose Bowl, finished first with a…

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UM finally triumphs

Despite a 10-1 loss on Sunday afternoon at the hands of the Long Beach State 49ers, the Miami Baseball team has to be happy with wins on Friday and Saturday night at Mark Light Stadium. The two victories gave the Hurricanes their first weekend series win since they swept UCLA March 23-25. “We would have…

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Women’s tennis captures Big East tourney title

Bittersweet revenge and individual awards highlighted the Miami women’s tennis Big East title on Sunday. The Hurricanes won the Big East championship in a 4-1 upset over Notre Dame, who beat UM 4-3 in South Bend two weeks ago. The ‘Canes dropped the doubles point, which is not unusual for this team, as they have…

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Men’s tennis defeated in final

The men’s tennis team’s Cinderella run through the Big East Championship came to a screeching halt Sunday against the No. 1 seed Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The men started off the championship quest the right way by dominating West Virginia in a 4-0 decision in the first round on Friday. Then, they advanced to…


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