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WOMEN’S TENNIS The No. 26-ranked Miami women’s tennis team remains undefeated at home beating visiting Central Florida, 6-1, Sunday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The Hurricanes improve to 11-4 overall and 8-0 at home, while the Golden Knights fall to 7-9 overall. UM swept the doubles point winning all three doubles matches. The…

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UM baseball wins fifth in a row

After a rain soaked one hour and 35 minute delay, the Miami Hurricane baseball team took the field against Northwestern in an affair which saw the ‘Canes come from behind to beat the Wildcats 5-3 on Tuesday night in front of a die hard crowd at Mark Light Stadium. Since the season began, UM senior…

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Men’s tennis triumphs over ranked opponent

History has a funny way of repeating itself in the sporting world, and for Tarik El Bassiouni, history repeated itself much sooner than he anticipated. On Monday, El Bassiouni won the deciding match for the second consecutive day, leading the No. 38 Miami Hurricanes to a 4-3 upset over No. 29 Middle Tennessee at the…

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Roberson returns to form after two year recovery

Hurricanes’ pitcher Troy Roberson has started seven games this season after missing almost two full seasons due to Tommy John surgery. The Hurricanes junior from King’s Academy high school is now focused on staying healthy and being better than ever. In 2000, Troy had seven total appearances where he posted a 2-0 record and a…

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SWIMMING AND DIVING The University of Miami placed swimmer Manon Van Rooijen and divers Michelle Davidson and Katie Beth Bryant on the Women’s All America Swimming & Diving Team for the 2001-2002 season. Van Rooijen, the 2002 Big East Outstanding Women’s Swimmer, placed sixth in both the 100- and 200-yard freestyle events at the championship…

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‘Canes top returning rusher hurt

The Miami Hurricane football team suffered a huge loss in spring practices when running back Frank Gore suffered cartilage and ligament damage to his right knee. Gore, a freshman who rushed for 562 yards last season and 9.1 yards per carry, had successful surgery Friday to repair his knee. Originally he was thought to be…

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Women’s tennis sweeps weekend

The No. 26 Hurricanes Women’s tennis team (10-4) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 7-0, and the Boston College Eagles 6-1, on Saturday at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The two wins improved the Hurricanes home record to 7-0 and ended a two game losing streak from a recent road-trip to Texas. The Mountaineers (3-8) were…

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Hurricanes walk off with win over UCLA

It was not pretty, but it worked. After falling behind by six runs early on Saturday night, the Hurricanes baseball team was able to scratch and claw it’s way back as Canes’ left fielder, Jim Burt took ball four to force in the winning run in Miami’s first come from behind win when trailing after…

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Intramural Basketball Championships

Basketball Campus Championship Banditos Yanquis – 61 Pi Kappa Alpha – 59 UM’s Intramural Basketball Campus Championship game was held last Thursday night, in the Wellness Center’s Main Gym between the Greek Champions Pi Kappa Alpha and the Overall Open Men’s Champion Banditos Yanquis. The Men’s champs broke out early with a small lead, but…

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All-American Clarke continues to impress

Kareen Clarke has quietly established herself as one of University of Miami’s best track and field athletes. Clarke’s hard work and determination helped her earn her fourth All-American honors with a third place finish in the triple jump (13.54 meters) at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Arkansas Tyson Track…

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Intramural Sports

Basketball Playoffs: Ashish- 44 (Co-rec Semifinals) What?!- 38 The Bucs- 52 (Co-rec Semifinals) Jenny’s Jiggers & Jugs- 42 Wahine- 30 (Women’s Independent Championship) Wifies- 17 Tri Delta- 37 (Panhellenic Championship) Delta Phi Epsilon- 18 Franchise- 58 (Men’s Quarterfinals) Ballin’ Outta Control- 37 Operation Lockdown- 76 (Men’s Quarterfinals) REPEAT- 64 Banditos Yanquis- 59 (Men’s Quarterfinals) Dirty…

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Women ousted from NIT tourney

This season, the women’s basketball team took a step in the right direction by earning a post-season berth in the NIT Tournament and getting through the first round. Miami’s season concluded with an 83-76 loss against the Houston Cougars Saturday in the 2nd round of the NIT. Senior Shelia James led the Hurricanes with 18…


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