It was a weekend of individual triumphs for the Canes at the Texas Tech Invitational in Lubbock, Texas.
Now that Atherley has competed on an international stage, she said she is ready to take her talents to the next level at the 2020 Olympics.
“We fight,” sophomore guard Mykea Gray said, who led UM with 19 points. “That’s one thing I can say about our team. No matter how down we are at the moment, we always find a way to bounce back.”
“It’s awesome to get this win because you can’t downplay the rivalry Miami and Florida State have,” coach Jose “Keno” Gandara said.
“This a really good step in the right direction in terms of realizing our potential,” coach Sarah Barnes said. “Although they had good chances, I think we created really clear chances right in front of the goal.”
Senior Dewi Weber had a strong showing in the Hurricanes’ first tournament of the year over the weekend, finishing in fourth place individually at the Mary Fossum Invitational in Michigan – her 17th career top-10 finish.
The University of Miami track and field team competed in its final home meet of the season – the Hurricane Alumni Invitational. Shakima Wimbley continued adding to her stellar career at Miami by winning the women’s 200m with a time of 22.67 seconds – ranking third in the world this season. She anchored the 4x100m…