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Off to Omaha

Hurricanes set to do battle at College World Series

Off to Omaha

A record setting season has come to fruition, as the No. 1 University of Miami Hurricanes' baseball team (52-9) defeated the Arizona Wildcats, 4-2, in the deciding game of a three game series at their NCAA Super Regional. With the win, the Hurricanes have set themselves up for a date with the No. (0) comments

Signing Day Recap

Football program scores big down the stretch

One Wednesday, February 6th, the eyes of the nation turned to 18-year-olds making their college decisions, as high school football players around the nation signed with their chosen teams. The Miami Hurricanes closed their recruiting class in grand fashion, adding six players to a loaded class in the final two days of the recruiting period. (0) comments

You Better Believe!

Canes take college basketball world by storm

Coming into this past season, no one took the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball team seriously. Experts picked the team to finish in the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), where 10 wins would have been acceptable. This, though, was not the outlook and approach that the Hurricanes' players and the coaching staff came into the season with. (0) comments

Canes Cruise with Dews

James Dews looks to deliver for Hurricanes

To the untrained eye, James Dews is your typical college sophomore. He studies in the Richter Library, eats at Chartwells and has a Facebook. But what many do not realize is that Dews is a rising star on the surging University of Miami men's basketball team. (0) comments

2008 Football Preview

Canes look to take recruiting success onto the field

2008 Football Preview

Coming off a 5-7 season, where the Hurricanes missed out on their first bowl game in 10 years, the Hurricanes look to take recent recruiting success and turn it into on-the-field wins. After a disappointing first season under Head Coach Randy Shannon, the Canes will look to their young arrivals to step in and contribute right away. (0) comments

The Vallverdus

Beyond the tennis

The Vallverdus

Their names are Daniel and Laura. They are both All-Americans, and they, respectively, play the No. 1 spot for the men's and women's tennis teams. Despite their great individual abilities and accomplishments, though, for friends and for the tennis world, they are "the Vallverdus," not Daniel and Laura Vallverdu, but simply, "the Vallverdus. (0) comments

Men's Tennis: 2008 in a Nutshell

A look back at last season's success

Men's Tennis: 2008 in a Nutshell

Building off the limited success from two seasons ago, the University of Miami men's tennis team came into this past season looking to pick up where they left off and press even further. Despite losing, arguably there best player, Luigi D'Agord, the Canes came into the season seemingly unphased by the loss. (0) comments

Women's Tennis: On Their Way Up

A look back at 2008

Building off the limited success from two seasons ago, the University of Miami men's tennis team came into this past season looking to pick up where they left off and press even further. Despite losing, arguably there best player, Luigi D'Agord, the Canes came into the season seemingly unphased by the loss. (0) comments

Leadership Embodied

Cunningham driven by team-first attitude

Leadership Embodied

Typically, team captains don't take kindly to coming off the bench. But for women's basketball co-captain LaToya Cunningham, starting every game isn't priority number one - winning is. The junior sports administration major from Vallejo, Calif., a medium-sized city about 45 minutes north of San Francisco, says she'll do what it takes to improve the team, including mentoring Epiphany Woodson, a freshman with whom Cunningham often splits playing time. (0) comments

Soccer: A Goal Within Reach

Hurricanes look to build upon last season's success

Soccer: A Goal Within Reach

After a 2007 season where the Hurricanes saw significant improvements, putting together a 9-6-4 record, including a 4-4-2 recording in the every-tough Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), the Hurricanes will look to build upon their success and continue to climb up the ladder to supremacy in the ACC and in the NCAA. (0) comments

Freshman a Standout for Miami Women's Soccer

Brittney Steinbruch key to winning team

Freshman a Standout for Miami Women's Soccer

This past season, the University of Miami women's soccer program excelled past expectations. The leadership and guidance provided by the upperclassmen, mixed in with the slew of talent that the incoming freshmen brought in, the team proved to be a handful for all opponents. (0) comments

UM's Top 10

The best moments in Hurricane history

The University of Miami has a long and storied athletic tradition. Dating back to 1926, when the first football team defeated Rollins College 7-0, athletics have been intertwined with the identity of the university. Here are the top 10 moments in UM's sporting history. (0) comments

Track and Field: Out Distancing the Competition

Hurricanes rack up records, titles and awards

Track and Field: Out Distancing the Competition

Men's track and field head coach, Mike Ward, and women's track and field head coach, Amy Deem, have a great deal to be proud of when looking back to last season. From the outstanding athletes to the great performances, both coaches saw it all from their respective squads. (0) comments

Student, athlete and entrepreneur broadens horizions at UM

Rising senior and business owner also runs cross country for Miami

Seven years ago, junior Ryan Woodlee started running to stay in shape. At the time, Woodlee was a three-sport athlete in basketball, cross-country and track, at his high school in Washington, D.C. Now a collegiate athlete at the University of Miami, Woodlee not only runs cross-country and track, but he also has his own auto detailing company, and he worked a full-time internship over the summer. (0) comments

Volleyball struggles through 2007, looks forward to 2008

Despite losing seniors, new crop of freshman look promising

Volleyball struggles through 2007, looks forward to 2008

The Miami Hurricanes' volleyball team finished the season with a 14-17 record and struggled in the ACC, finishing with an 8-14 conference record. The Canes ended the season with two more wins than last year and swept their final two matches. Regardless of what the record may indicate, the team feels they had a great experience with each other this season. (0) comments


Freshman golfer sees success in tournament travels

It is the 18th hole at the 2007 Wildcat Invitational at the University Club of Kentucky. Kanye West's "Stronger" is stuck in the head of a certain 92-pound freshman from Pinole, Calif. "I had no idea until tournaments that it was common in golfers to have a song stuck in our heads," Christina Hirano said. (0) comments

Sophomores win titles, revive diving legacy

Ross, Viola both unanimous choices for ACC divers of the year

Diving head coach Randy Ableman might want to clear more space on the pool deck's wall. Sophomores Reuben Ross and Brittany Viola each took home national titles in March against the nation's top collegiate talent, allowing Ableman to paint their faces on the wall of the Miami pool in the school's University Center. (0) comments

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