UCF Around The Web (10/13/2012 Morning)

October 13, 2012 in Around The Web

UCF secondary looks to solve its big play issues against Southern Miss
Orlando Sentinel
UCF coach George O'Leary admitted it knocked the wind out of his team when East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden dropped back and delivered a 76-yard touchdown pass. The Knights recovered, but the deep pass to a wide open receiver was part of a

No. 16 UCF WOMEN'S SOCCER STUMBLES AT COLORADO COLLEGE
Soccer Florida
16 UCF women's soccer team (10-4-1, 4-3-0) couldn't maintain its early lead and dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in double overtime to Colorado College on Friday night. Jennifer Martin scored her first goal since the Knights' 4-0 win at Florida Gulf Coast on Aug.

UCF Knights Have Seen Growth on the Line; Hosting Southern Miss
The Ledger
But as his team prepares to meet winless Southern Miss (0-5, 0-1 in the conference) today at 8 p.m., one of the things that has enabled the Knights (3-2, 1-0 in the conference) to dominate at a C-USA level and play well against teams from power conferences

Eagles seek season's first win against rival UCF
Hattiesburg American
Quincy McDuffie provided two, big-play touchdowns ? a 99-yard kickoff return and a bubble screen that he took for a 64-yard score ? to ignite a UCF rally hat saw it score on eight, consecutive possessions. ?It was a game where we didn't start off the way you

Knights wary of winless Golden Eagles
Florida Today
Not only does UCF have identical twins in RG Jordan and RT Justin McCray anchoring the right side of the line, but the Knights have started the same five players on the offensive line in each of the first five games. KEY STAT The Knights are averaging 400.0

UCF looks to avoid letdown against Southern Miss
WLBT-TV
Southern Miss holds a 6-1 series lead over UCF, but the Golden Eagles (0-5, 0-1) have struggled throughout the season and are yet to find a groove on either side of the ball. UCF coach George O'Leary says records have never mattered in this matchup and

FOOTBALL: Hardy, ECU take on Memphis
New Bern Sun Journal
Memphis (1-4, 1-0) sits ahead of the Pirates in C-USA's East Division, tied with UCF for first place in the early going. The game is arguably a must-win for a second-place team looking to keep its league title hopes alive. But third-year ECU head coach Ruffin

UCF-Southern Miss gets Herd's attention
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Marshall's coaching staff will be fully tuned in when Southern Miss (0-5, 0-1 Conference USA) takes on UCF (3-2, 1-0) at 7 p.m., Saturday, in Orlando and televised on the CBS Sports Network. The game involves a pair of C-USA East Division rivals while also

College football preview capsules: Miami, UCF, FIU, FAMU, FAU
Tampabay.com
The Rattlers (2-4, 2-1 MEAC) fell 17-10 last week to Howard but have a good chance to get back on track this week against visiting Savannah State (0-5, 0-3), which has lost by double digits in each game and scored more than nine points only once. UCF vs.

Cross country: FGCU men 3rd, women 5th at UCF meet
Naples Daily News
The FGCU men's cross country team placed third and the women fifth at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge on Friday in Orlando. All six FGCU men's runners placed in the top 30. Leading FGCU was Immokalee grad Argeo Cruz, who placed third with a time

FGCU Athletics

Women's Cross Country Takes Fifth at UCF Black & Gold Challenge
FGCU Athletics
Led by 10th and 13th place finishes from junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) and senior Barrie Cohen (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional HS), the FGCU women's cross country earned a fifth place finish at the 16-team UCF Black

FGCU Athletics

Men's Cross Country Places Third at UCF Black & Gold Challenge
FGCU Athletics
Behind all six competitor in the field's top 30, the FGCU men's cross country team placed third in the 11-team field at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge in Orlando, Fla. Friday night. North Florida finished first with a score of 27, followed by Miami (45), FGCU (83)

W. Volleyball. Knights Ride Balanced Attack in Sweep of Memphis
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF volleyball team showcased a balanced attack as it swept Memphis (25-19, 26-24, 25-23). The Knights had seven players record at least three kills as they improved to better than .500 in conference play for the first time this season…


Memphis Official Athletic Site

UCF Defeats Memphis 3-0
Memphis Official Athletic Site
The University of Memphis volleyball team tried to get back into the win column on Friday night when the hosted UCF at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. However, the Knights came out and quickly gained a 1-0 advantage with their 25-19 first set win. UCF then

Insider: UCF Basketball Returns to the Court
Sports Talk Florida
Today marked a big day across the country in college basketball as it was the first day where college basketball teams were allowed to practice for the first time in the fall. The Knights practice on Friday and held media day earlier in the week as they prepared

M. Basketball. Knights Open Preseason with First Practice
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF men’s basketball team officially kicked off the 2012-13 campaign Friday with its first official preseason practice…


Memphis Official Athletic Site

Tigers Host UCF and Southern Miss
Memphis Official Athletic Site
After playing a home and home with UAB last weekend, the University of Memphis volleyball team will play two home games this weekend. The Tigers first host UCF on Friday before facing Southern Miss on Saturday. Both matches will start at 7:00 p.m. in the

Memphis Official Athletic Site

Tigers Reach Season's Midpoint with Momentum
Memphis Official Athletic Site
East Carolina has had an extra day to prepare for the Tigers following last Thursday's 40-20 loss at UCF. ECU, 3-3 overall and 2-1 in C-USA action, will be celebrating homecoming this week. Kickoff on Saturday is slated for 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time/3:30 p.m.

W. Soccer. No. 16 UCF Women’s Soccer Stumbles at Colorado College
UCFAthletics.com 

The No. 16 UCF women’s soccer team couldn’t maintain its early lead and dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in double overtime to Colorado College on Friday night…

ECU Set For Homecoming vs. Memphis
WITN
ECU will try to regain some momentum after a 40-20 league setback at UCF last Thursday, Oct. 4, when it opens second half play – a portion of the schedule that features home games in four of the last six contests. The Pirates will also attempt to move to 3-1 in

W. Golf. Knights Wrap Up Day One at Tar Heel Invitational
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF women’s golf team is in 15th place after the first round of the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C…

Cross Country. Blaney Rewrites Freshman Record at Cross Country’s Black and Gold Invitational
UCFAthletics.com 

Anne-Marie Blaney made her first collegiate 6k memorable by breaking the freshman record on the Knights’ home course in the annual Black and Gold Invitational…


Orlando Sentinel

UCF secondary looks to solve its big play issues against Southern Miss
Orlando Sentinel
UCF coach George O'Leary admitted it knocked the wind out of his team when East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden dropped back and delivered a 76-yard touchdown pass. The Knights recovered, but the deep pass to a wide open receiver was part of a

Bay News 9

UCF engineering team building a lunar lander
Bay News 9
A Central Florida team comprised of engineering professionals and UCF students is on a quest to win an out-of-this-world competition. "Oh course we are definitely going to win. Definitely," says Marvin Tsoi, a UCF Engineering draduate leading the project.

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