UCF Around The Web (03/14/2013 Morning)

March 14, 2013 in Around The Web

Change, excitement abound as UCF opens spring practice
Orlando Sentinel
The first practice was the start of a mini-training camp that serves a dual purpose for UCF coach George O'Leary: evaluating players who could earn more playing time during the 2013 season and installing an offense that is expected to go to the air more often

Married alumni find success on the silver screen
Central Florida Future
UCF film alumnus Danny Daneau directs a cast member during production of his film "The Attic Door". Daneau and wife Laura Lopez recently signed a distribution deal with New Media for their respective films. Danny Daneau and Laura Lopez know about

UCF glad to practice again
Florida Today
The UCF football team opened its spring practice Wednesday and the team was happy to be back on the field. ?It was fun to get back out on the field,? quarterback Blake Bortles said in a release. ?We've got a small but great group of seniors that are doing a

UCF Baseball Takes Advantage of FAMU Miscues
WCTV
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) – The UCF baseball team used a four-run eighth inning to erase a 2-1 deficit and earn a 5-2 win over Florida A&M Wednesday night to sweep the series. The Knights improved to 11-7 on the year and 7-3 overall in March.

C-USA women's games get away from UH, Rice
Houston Chronicle
A cold-shooting second half doomed UH in a 74-59 loss to UCF, eliminating the Cougars in the opening round of the Conference USA women's basketball tournament at the Tulsa Convention Center. Tied at halftime, UH (13-17) missed eight consecutive

Baseball: Knights top Rattlers
Central Florida Future
Freshman relief pitcher Zac Favre struck out nine of the 13 batters he faced, helping UCF to a 5-2 victory over Florida A&M Wednesday night. Favre earned his second win of the season and now leads the team with 10 appearances out of the bullpen. In 15 2/3

SGA Elections Commission Holds First Debate for Candidates
KnightNews.com
Candidates spoke on key topics involving UCF decision to ban Greek Life activities at the school to focus on hazing and alcohol related issues. Andy Green and Zac Lee opposed the ban, saying that it wasn't fair to punish the entire community for the actions

Tennis Falls to UCF by 5-2 Count
Miami University Athletics
ORLANDO, Fla. — Alix Thurman and Nimisha Mohan won singles matches Wednesday, but that was not enough in a 5-2 loss at UCF in the first match of the annual spring break trip. The match was the first outside this season for the RedHawks, who fell to

Baseball. Baseball Takes Advantage of FAMU Miscues in 5-2 Win
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF baseball team used a four-run eighth inning to erase a 2-1 deficit and earn a 5-2 win over Florida A&M Wednesday night to sweep the series. The Knights improved to 11-7 on the year and 7-3 overall in March…

Softball. McCloskey’s First Homer Lifts UCF Softball Past Liberty
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF softball team needed a strong bounce-back performance after a difficult stretch of play last week. The Knights (15-12) got the effort they were looking for as a three-run second inning, sparked by a Samantha McCloskey two-run homer, was all the team would need to top Liberty, 3-0, on Wednesday at the UCF Softball Complex…

VUCF Presents: "PI Day at the Coalition"
University of Central Florida
Volunteers will be needed to help run certain stations throughout the celebration. We will meet at 12:30pm at the Lake Claire Rec Area to carpool to the event. If you are interested in participating RSVP to Todd at vucf_hunger@ucf.edu include your name, NID

W. Tennis. UCF Women’s Tennis Breezes Past Miami (Ohio)
UCFAthletics.com 

Home for the first time since Feb. 21, the UCF women’s tennis team delivered a 5-2 victory over Miami (Ohio) Wednesday at the UCF Tennis Complex. The Knights (9-5 overall) stayed undefeated at home, moving their record to 6-0 in Orlando this season…

UCF women's basketball advances in C-USA tournament with 74-59 win
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF junior Erika Jones added a double-double with 17 points and 17 rebounds in the win. The Knights have won seven of their last 10 games. UCF lost its only match-up with SMU this season, a 69-54 result in Dallas on Jan. 13. That defeat came in the midst

Change, excitement abound as UCF opens spring practice
Orlando Sentinel
The first practice was the start of a mini-training camp that serves a dual purpose for UCF coach George O'Leary: evaluating players who could earn more playing time during the 2013 season and installing an offense that is expected to go to the air more often

Video: Final game for UH star Landry
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Coach Todd Buchanan embraced Landry in front of the UH bench as the Cougars lost to UCF 74-59 in the opening round of the Conference USA women's basketball tournament. ?I told her I love her and I'll always be appreciative of what she has done for our

ECU Opens C-USA Championship Against Tulsa Thursday
ECUPirates.com
?The Pirates have won their first game of the Conference USA Championship each of the last two years, defeating UCF in 2011 and Rice last season. ?This will be the third meeting between ECU and Tulsa at the Conference USA Champinship. Tulsa won both

UH women see season end in opening round of C-USA tourney
Houston Chronicle
A cold-shooting second half doomed UH in a 74-59 loss to UCF, eliminating the Cougars in the opening round of the Conference USA women's basketball tournament at the Tulsa Convention Center. Tied at halftime, UH (13-17) missed eight consecutive

Insider: UCF Could Open Up Offense In 2013
Sports Talk Florida
UCF football returned to the field Wednesday in the first of 14 spring practices this season. The Knights, coming off of a 10-4 season with a St. Petersburg Bowl win, will lose the senior contributions of Kemal Ishmael and Latavius Murray. Returning for the

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University of Central Florida
The 2012-2013 class of the Leadership Enhancement Program is pleased to announce the 2013 Leadership Institute, ?Leading Higher Education into the Future: UCF at 50? on Thursday, March 14 from 8:30 a.m. ? 12:30 p.m. at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

Watch: UCF coach George O'Leary talks after Day 1 of spring practice
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF football opened spring practice on Wednesday morning at its facilities on campus, the first step in preparing the team for its move to a new conference this fall. There was plenty to watch at the first session, including true freshmen quarterbacks Pete

Football. UCF Spring Camp is Finally Underway
UCFAthletics.com 

Fabulous Florida weather greeted UCF Wednesday when it officially opened 2013 spring camp on campus. It was the first of 15 practices for the Knights, as they will hold sessions three days a week leading up to the annual Spring Game April 13…

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