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Soccer Opens on the Road against the Florida Gators Friday

women's-soccerCORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 14, 2014) — The University of Miami women’s soccer team kicks off its 18-game regular season with a road contest against the Florida Gators this Friday.

Miami’s challenging nonconference slate also includes road trips to Central Florida (August 24) and Florida Gulf Coast University (August 29), as well as home matchups against Jacksonville (September 2), Stetson (September 5), and FAU (September 7).

“We have an opportunity to play some top-tier programs outside of the ACC,” said head coach Mary-Frances Monroe. “In building our schedule, we wanted to compete against programs that would prepare us for the challenges we face weekly in the conference.”

Miami will face ten Atlantic Coast Conference opponents. The team will play ten road games and eight games at home inside Cobb Stadium on UM’s Coral Gables campus.

To view the team’s entire 2014 schedule, click here.

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Zack Collins Earns Coveted Roster Spot on USA Baseball Collegiate National Team

UM freshman catcher Zack Collins

UM freshman catcher Zack Collins

CARY, N.C. (June 30, 2014) — Miami Hurricanes freshman catcher Zack Collins has earned one of 24 roster spots on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and will travel to both the Netherlands and Cuba as part of the team’s annual summer tour.

Collins hit .333 with Team USA during the Red, White and Blue Tour through the Coastal Plain League, where the team finished with a 6-1 record. He hit two home runs, scored six runs, and drove in six more during the seven-game tryout stint to successfully earn a place on Team USA. Read the full story

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Slugging Sensation Zack Collins Named National Freshman of the Year by ‘Baseball America’

Zack Collins's 11 home runs tied for first in the ACC this season.

Zack Collins hit 11 home runs this past season, tying him for first in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

DURHAM, N.C. (June 30, 2014) —University of Miami slugger Zack Collins is the sixth player in program history to be named National Freshman of the Year by Baseball America, the publication announced Monday. Read the full story

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Big Apple Bound: Miami to Face Providence in Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

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The Miami Hurricanes will face the Providence Friars on December 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 30, 2014) — The Miami Hurricanes men’s hoops team is Brooklyn bound. The squad has accepted an invitation to play in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational hosted by the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday, December 22.

The Holiday Invitational is a part of a trifecta of events including the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival on Sunday, December 28, and Brooklyn Hoops on Saturday, January 3.

Miami is slated to face the Providence Friars in the first game of the Holiday Invitational.

Providence is looking to return to the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive year after winning the Big East Tournament and losing to North Carolina in the second round a season ago.

The second game of the Holiday Invitational features two local New York programs—Fordham University and Manhattan College. Manhattan reached the NCAA tournament last season.

Tickets went on sale Friday, June 27, and are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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Nine Miami Hurricanes Football Players Named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-ACC Teams

Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman is one of nine Miami Hurricanes football players named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-ACC teams.

Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman is one of nine Miami Hurricanes football players named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-ACC teams.

Junior running back Duke Johnson and senior linebacker Denzel Perryman have been named to the first team, while sophomore wide receiver Stacy Coley, junior offensive tackle Ereck Flowers, and senior defensive end Anthony Chickillo have been named to the second team. Coley, who also has been named to the third team as a punt returner, is the only Hurricane to earn preseason honors on multiple teams. Read the full story

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