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Cross country struggles in second meet of season

“We still have a lot of work to do,” distance coach Cody Halsey said.

Freshman Lavassas shines in first cross country meet of the season

In her debut, freshman Daphnee Lavassas crossed the finish line with the seventh fastest time in program history in the 6K.

How extra year of eligibility will impact UM’s student athletes

But relief came for these student-athletes, and not just those who were facing an early exit from athletics, as the council voted to extend eligibility to all spring sport athletes, regardless of year in the program. This decision effectively grants all spring student-athletes a redshirt for the suspended 2020 season.

Ajagbe wins two gold medals, women place second overall at ACC...

The highlight of the tournament for Miami was Debbie Ajagbe. The junior placed first in the women's throw and the shot put. With a distance of 22.55m in the women's throw, Ajagbe set a meet record, personal best and ranks fifth nationally. In addition to the two gold medals, Ajagbe was named ACC Field MVP.

Roundup: Track and field team sets individual records at Texas Tech...

It was a weekend of individual triumphs for the Canes at the Texas Tech Invitational in Lubbock, Texas.

After competing in Thorpe Cup, Michelle Atherley is aiming for 2020...

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.

Hurricanes win some, lose some

Here's a roundup of how UM sports teams performed last week.

Hurricanes claim victories across the board, suffer some losses

“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.”

UM basketball starts, tennis competes in postseason play

“They were heroic with their rotations. If I was a shooter, I wouldn’t want either one of these two running at me.”

UM remains unbeaten against FSU in fall competitions

“It’s awesome to get this win because you can’t downplay the rivalry Miami and Florida State have,” coach Jose “Keno” Gandara said.

Final stretch of Hurricanes’ fall athletics

“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.”

Sports Roundup 9/14-16

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.