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WOMEN’S TRACK A school record performance in the pentathlon by freshman Amber Williams and a strong showing by a trio of athletes in the long jump led the University of Miami women’s indoor track and field team to third place in the team standings in the first day of the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Track…

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‘Canes Bounce Back

Talk about bouncing back. The Hurricane men’s basketball team rebounded from a tough conference loss on Sunday to blowout the St. John’s Red Storm, 79-56, on Wednesday at Miami Arena. After falling to Boston College, the Hurricanes kept themselves in contention for the conference title, remaining just a half game behind first-place Connecticut. “I’m extremely…

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SWIMMING Freshman Katalin Ferenzci won the 100-yard backstroke in 57.45 seconds, breaking the school record and leading the UM women to victory over Indian River Community College in Ft. Pierce, Florida. The Miami women won 139-100 while the UM men’s team lost 94-54. Ferenzci’s mark was .13 of a second faster than Amey Bosseler’s previous…

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Moser produces despite setbacks

By x Hurricane Sports Writer University of Miami track and field standout Aaron Moser has had many ups and downs but he continues to work hard and be successful. Moser attended UM on a four to five-year football scholarship, even though the senior had accomplished so much in track and field in high school. As…

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Rodriguez seeks to leave on top

Many people often wonder what it would be like to be a pro or college athlete. With all the glory and glamour that fans see on the field, they really don’t get a chance to take a look at all the hard work going on behind the scenes to make that star athlete. Becoming a…

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N. Dame – 116 G’town – 111 Matt Carroll scored seven of his 30 points in the fourth overtime and Notre Dame won its fifth straight, outlasting Georgetown 116-111 Saturday in the highest-scoring game in Big East history. Carroll scored the final seven points for Notre Dame (17-6, 7-3), connecting on a 3-pointer and then…

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Hurricanes swept by Gators

The University of Miami baseball team welcomed back one of its all time great players on Sunday afternoon at Mark Light Stadium. They wished he had brought his uniform. The team retired the number of Charles Johnson, the former Hurricane and current Florida Marlin catcher. Johnson played with the team from 1990-92 and is currently…

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Women’s tennis undefeated

Miami rolled into Friday’s match against Mississippi State flying high and undefeated at 3-0. The Bulldogs hobbled into the Neil Shiff Tennis Center just days after an embarrassing 7-0 loss to Tulane. As expected, The ‘Canes took care of business from the opening volley of doubles play and dominated the Bulldogs all afternoon. When it…

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No. 11 Hurricanes falter on national stage

The Miami Hurricanes failed to show a national audience Sunday afternoon that they deserve to be among the top teams in the country, as they came out flat and were dominated by Big East foe Boston College. The Eagles defeated the No. 11 Hurricanes 76-63, in a contest marked by BC’s ability to hit open…

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Sheila James

Sheila James’ career at the University of Miami has been about facing adversity. From the moment she stepped on campus, she had to overcome her 5-5 height, and this past off-season, James had to deal with a major stress fracture suffered late in the 2000-2001 campaign. James, however, has overcome both her height and injury…

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Coker lands Florida’s finest

After losing 12 seniors and three underclassman from their 2001 championship team, the Hurricanes proved Wednesday that speed and talent can be reloaded, as head coach Larry Coker announced one of the best recruiting classes in the nation. “We had an excellent recruiting season coming off our national championship year and I’m very pleased that…

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UM reaches 20-win mark

Tuesday night, the Miami Hurricanes reached the 20-win plateau for the third time in four years. Now, Miami is turning its attention towards overtaking Connecticut at the top of the Big East standings. The Hurricanes, ranked No. 11 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, defeated Villanova 65-56 in front of 6,500 at the Pavilion in…


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