UCF Around The Web (11/05/2012 Evening)

November 5, 2012 in Around The Web


Kickoff time for UCF set
The TU-UCF game is expected to be a key battle for the Conference USA championship. The potential of a rematch on Dec. 1 exists as both teams have 7-2 records overall and are 5-2 in the conference action. Tulsa is in first place in the C-USA West Division

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UCF women's soccer wins C-USA title
SB Nation
The UCF Knights women's soccer team defeated the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes in the Conference USA Women's Soccer Tournament Championship Game, 2-0 for their first C-USA tournament championship. The game was the seventh straight shut out for the

UCF Offering Students Free Ride to the Polls
UCF SGA will be offering students a free election day shuttle which will take students to and from their polling locations around Central Florida. Titled the ?Red, White, and Blue Lines shuttle program,? the buses will transport students to the polls on election


UCF Incubator Graduates to New Facility
OptiGrate is a graduate of the UCF Business Incubation program and maintains exclusive licenses and joint research agreements with the university. It was founded in 1999 by Dr. Leon Glebov of the UCF Center for Research in Electro-optics & Lasers

UCF Offering Students Free Ride to the Polls
UCF SGA will be offering students a free election day shuttle which will take students to and from their polling locations around Central Florida. Titled the “Red, White, and Blue Lines shuttle program,” the buses will?transport students?to the polls on election day, November 6th. Shuttl…

M. Soccer. Evers, Vallejo Earn Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors

After helping the UCF men’s soccer team to a pair of key road victories, goalkeeper Sebastian Evers and forward Omar Vallejo each received a weekly individual honor Monday. Evers was named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week, while Vallejo earned a spot on the CollegeSoccerNews.com National Team of the Week…

UCF's 2012 Opponents
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - UCFWayne – November 5, 2012, 12:43 pm

So far this season: Akron 1    4 Ohio State…
So far this season: Akron 1    4 Ohio State

Creepy critters call campus their home in the Biological Sciences building's bug
Central Florida Future
The new enrollment record at UCF has been broken. Students have been outnumbered ? by bugs. For thousands of beetles, butterflies, spiders, wasps, flies and cockroaches, the bug closet in the Biological Sciences building is home. ?I just fell over as a

King and Queen are crowned
Central Florida Future
All 10 members of UCF's 2012 Homecoming Court stood on the field of Saturday's football game during halftime, anticipating the next words from the announcer, Erik Kohler. As Kohler announced that Mike Irene and Ashley Jaramillo were to be crowned the

Students share pros, cons of campus living
Central Florida Future
For some students, attending UCF means living away from home for the first time, and being comfortable in their new homes can make all the difference. Knowing the advantages, as well as the disadvantages, of each type of housing can ease their transitions

Law aims to limit drug overdoses
Central Florida Future
?I think it's something that students need to know,? said Thomas Hall, director of Wellness and Health Promotion Services at UCF. Hall directs campus-wide drug intervention and prevention services. ?There are many people who are quick to criticize the law,

$15M Rosen expansion planned
Central Florida Future
UCF is making plans to add a $15 million expansion to the Rosen College of Hospitality Management campus to combat growing class sizes. The Rosen College of Hospitality Management, which already boasts ?the largest facility ever built for hospitality

Football. UCF Football Game Notes – UTEP Nov. 10

UCF will be on the road for its next two contests, and it all starts at UTEP Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on FOX College Sports. The Knights are 7-2 on the year and 5-0 in Conference USA, while the Miners are 2-7 and 1-4 in league play…

Knights play for final conference title
Central Florida Future
the SMU Mustangs 2-0 on Friday night. The back-to-back victories led the Knights to the championship game, which was held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in El Paso, Texas. For a recap on UCF's championship match with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, go to www.

Both sides of line prepare way for dominating win
Central Florida Future
The UCF (7-2, 5-0) offense was not bothered by the Mustangs' (4-5, 3-2) top-ranked rush defense in Conference USA. ?Anytime you have a win like that it feels great, and that's what we are capable of if we execute the game plan,? redshirt senior center Jordan

Last-second goal sends Knights to postseason
Central Florida Future
At the time of Jimenez's goal, there was still a chance UCF could clinch second place in the conference, along with a first-round bye, but it needed help from in-state rival FIU. The Panthers entered Saturday's match against Tulsa winless in conference games

Overshadowed Bortles helps team hit its stride
Central Florida Future
Just ask the UCF Knights and the SMU Mustangs, who have met twice in the past 13 months, producing two very, very different results. Last year, the Mustangs ran away to a 38-17 victory, sending the Knights home with a .500 record. This year, the Knights

C-USA division leaders UCF-Tulsa set for noon kickoff on Nov. 17
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Home field advantage for the Conference USA championship game could be on the line when UCF travels to face Tulsa in game between the leaders of the C-USA East and West Divisions on Nov. 17. The game time was set for noon EST on Fox Sports

UCF Fraternity Kicked Off Campus May Return Spring 2013
The University of Central Florida is expanding its fraternity system, and two out of the four finalists hoping to come to UCF were kicked off campus following hazing allegations. Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fraternity that used to own the house currently leased by Theta Chi, and Pi Kappa Phi, which had…

Football. Game Time Announced: UCF at Tulsa Scheduled for Nov. 17 at 12 p.m. ET

One of the biggest games on the Conference USA calendar now has a kickoff time the league office and FOX Sports Network announced Monday. UCF (7-2, 5-0) will travel to Tulsa (7-2, 5-0) to take on the Golden Hurricane in a battle of division leaders Saturday, Nov. 17, at 12 p.m. ET on FSN…

Conference USA News and Notes
SMU: The Mustangs (4-5, 3-2) were unable to stop the Knights' rushing attack which led to a 42-17 setback at UCF. SMU was shut down and held to 259 yards of total offense, while allowing UCF to pick up 396 yards including 244 on the ground. Zach Line

Host, The David Baumann Show
Sports Talk Florida
David Baumann talked to SportstalkFlorida.com's Bucs/NFL Insider Craig Smith about Doug Martin amazing performance leading the Bucs to win over at Oakland against the Raiders. Baumann also talked UCF Football with UCFSports.com's Brandon Helwig,

UCF-SMU: By the numbers and what we learned
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF carried over its dominance for a second consecutive week in a 42-17 win over SMU on Saturday night at Bright House Networks Stadium to push its winning streak to five games. Let's take a look at that win, and the week ahead, by the numbers. A quickie

Murray scores 3 times, UCF rolls past SMU 42-17
News Chief
Murray rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns and caught another score as UCF rolled past Southern Methodist 42-17 on Saturday night. Quarterback Blake Bortles also accounted for three touchdowns – two through the air and one on the ground – to help

Conference USA Football Standings 2012: UCF, Tulsa continue to roll
SB Nation Houston
The UCF Knights won a big game over SMU on Saturday, ending the Mustangs' hopes for a division win with the 42-17 victory. For the season the Knights have lost just twice, going 5-0 within the conference to move to the top of the East Division standings.

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