UCF Around The Web (11/01/2012 Evening)

November 1, 2012 in Around The Web

UCF Opera presents free all-Mozart program
Orlando Sentinel
UCF Opera will honor one of music's greatest composers this season with a tribute this Friday, Nov. 2. The University of Central Florida group will present an all-Mozart gala for its annual Fall Gala. The gala will feature arias and scenes from Mozart's more

Memphis Official Athletic Site

Memphis Readies for No. 14 SMU With Postseason In Sight
Memphis Official Athletic Site
With four regular season league matches left to play, several scenarios could determine the Tigers' fate as to qualifying and seeding. SMU clinched the C-USA Regular Season Championship and the No. 1 seed on Thursday with UCF's defeat of Kentucky.


USA Soccer Turns Right for Knight Rodriguez
SMU, now 9-7-4 on the season, advances to play UCF on Friday in the semifinals. "Physically, we were pretty good," said SMU coach Chris Petrucelli. "We fought for balls. We played a little different in the second half. We played a lot more conservatively.

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis’ Fall Season to Wrap Up This Weekend in Tampa

The fourth and final event of the fall season comes to a close this weekend when the UCF women’s tennis team travels to Tampa for the Florida State Championships Friday-Sunday. The event is being hosted by South Florida…

W. Volleyball. UCF Volleyball Hits the Road for a Texas Two Step

The UCF volleyball team plays its final two road matches of 2012 as it travels to Texas to take on Houston and Rice. Currently tied for third in the C-USA standings, UCF can move into sole possession of second place heading into the final weekend with a pair of victories…

UCF must protect the football against one of nation's best turnover teams
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF had been particularly effective this season in winning the turnover battle, taking a plus-six differential into last weekend's game at Marshall. The Knights left Huntington with a decisive victory on the scoreboard and in nearly every other statistical category

SMU vs. UCF 2012: Knights QB made debut against Mustangs last year
SB Nation
With the Knights down big to SMU last season, Central Florida sent out then-freshman quarterback Blake Bortles. He finished going 9-for-12 through the air for 118 yards and a touchdown in the 38-17 loss, but Mustangs head coach June Jones remembered

The Asian Student Association's annual event features music, food and fun
Central Florida Future
The Tae Kwon Do Club at UCF demonstrates some moves during Act 6 of the event. On Sunday night, the Pegasus Ballroom was filled with about 200 students prepared to be taken on a journey through the continent of Asia. The Asian Student Association

One-act festival puts students in the spotlight
Central Florida Future
Once a semester, UCF hosts an event for the stage that is of the students, by the students and for the students. Next Friday, Project Spotlight will be hosting its semi-annual One-Act Festival, a three-day event that features several one-act plays directed solely

As O'Leary takes charge, UCF's offense takes off
Central Florida Future
This season, UCF has been plagued with an offense that lacks about as much rhythm as someone who remembers the Macarena while trying to Gangnam Style. The blame can be placed on the shoulder injury of Latavius Murray, or an even more well-placed

UCF gets new banking partner
Central Florida Future
UCF's official student banking services provider, formerly SunTrust Banks, Inc., is now the locally headquartered Fairwinds Credit Union. On Monday, UCF announced Fairwinds Credit Union as its new banking partner. After months of waiting, students, faculty

Hustle Points: 11/1
Central Florida Future
Senior wide receiver Quincy McDuffie set C-USA and UCF records Saturday by returning two kickoffs for touchdowns Saturday against Marshall. McDuffie's performance set him up to be named Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week and College

Football. George O’Leary Appearances Set for Thursday, Friday

This week, football fans will have two great opportunities to interact with UCF head coach George O’Leary. First, Knight supporters can be a part of the live audience again this Thursday for the George O’Leary Radio Show at Buffalo Wild Wings, one mile west of campus on University Boulevard…

Baseball. 2013 Dugout Club Enrollment Now Open

The 2013 baseball season will be here before you know it, and for fans looking to get more actively involved with their support towards the baseball team, head coach Terry Rooney is welcoming all to join the UCF baseball Dugout Club…

SurfKY News

UFC Survives Second-half Offensive Rally in 1-0 Win
SurfKY News
After both teams had nine shots in the first half, the UK offense applied consistent, steady pressure in the second half, taking a total of 14 shots to UCF's three. Kentucky's 23-shot performance is its second-most in 2012, as the Wildcats have fired 20 or more

Calendar: Holiday season fun
Seminole Voice
The UCF Opera will perform an all-Mozart opera for its annual Fall Gala at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the UCF Rehearsal Hall. The gala will feature arias and scenes from Mozart's more well-known works, including Don Giovanni, Le Nozze Di Figaro and Die

Reading by Author Don Peteroy
University of Central Florida
While we have been promoting this event primarily to English majors, all UCF students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend for free. We hope you will join us. Don Peteroy lives with his wife in Cincinnati, Ohio. His short story, "The Circuit Builders," was

Corban Addison: Human-rights Lawyer
University of Central Florida
The event, organized by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, is part of the 2012-2013 theme of "The Changing Face of Freedom in Today's Turbulent Times." The event is free and open to the public. Addison's novel, "A Walk Across the Sun," is a fictional

Football. IOA Plaza to be Filled with Festivities for Homecoming

Homecoming weekend just got a whole lot sweeter for UCF fans. When you come out to support the Knights against SMU on Saturday, Nov 3, at 7 p.m., be sure to stop by IOA Plaza for tons of contests and giveaways. All booths will be open by 4:30 p.m. Giveaways are until supplies last, so don’t miss out on these opportunities…

M. Basketball. Continuing to Learn

The senior year of college is a big year for both students and student-athletes. The entire year is spent planning for the future and finding out how they are going to work in the field of their choice…

UCF Breakdown: Key match-ups and comparisons versus SMU
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF at Marshall. UCF Knights running back Latavius Murray (28) runs against Marshall Thundering Herd safety D.J. Hunter (22) during the second quarter at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. (David Kohl-US PRESSWIRE / October 27, 2012)

Host, The David Baumann Show
Sports Talk Florida
Today on the David Baumann Show, David was joined by Magic's GM Rob Hennigan, former Magic and Laker point guard Chucky Atkins and UCF center Jordan Rae. Magic's general manager Rob Hennigan talked about the Magic's 2012-'13 season starting

W. Basketball. UCF Women’s Basketball to Host Exhibition Friday

The UCF women’s basketball team is ready to get another year underway when the Knights host Lynn on Friday at 7 p.m. at the UCF Arena…

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