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Stakes raised as Bulls prepare to dive into conference slate

Sophomore running back Demetris Murray said with the start of Big East play comes a new sense of urgency.. And after what coach Skip Holtz described as USF’s most complete performance of the season against Florida Atlantic, the Bulls turn their focus to Syracuse, whom they host Saturday at noon […]

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Bulls earn split on the road

It could have been worse for the USF women’s soccer team (7-3-2), which bounced back from a 3-1 loss Friday at No. 22 Georgetown (9-3-0) to top Villanova (6-7-0) 1-0 on the road Sunday. Junior goalkeeper Nicole McClure posted her third shutout in four games. “Well, Nicole sat all of […]

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USF grabs conference win

USF wasted little time before forcing its will on its latest shutout victim. Sophomore forward Hasani Sinclair scored two goals to help the Bulls (6-2-1) to their second consecutive shutout, a 4-0 win over Syracuse (1-5-3) on Saturday night at the USF Soccer Stadium. “As we move further into October, […]

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Bulls fix mistakes in victory

Many of USF’s sore spots in the first few games weren’t on display Saturday night as the Bulls put together a solid all-around game in beating Florida Atlantic 31-3. “It was probably one of the most complete efforts, with offense, defense and kicking … we’ve played all season,” said USF […]

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Patience pays off as Bulls tie school sack record

Defensive coordinator Mark Snyder said last week that he wasn’t concerned that his defense had only recorded three sacks so far this season. He said the sacks would come eventually and when they did, it would be in bunches. He was right, and unfortunately for Florida Atlantic junior quarterback Jeff […]

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A different year, a different role

USF sophomore running back Demetris Murray lay on the ground after a play during spring practice, favoring his ankle. Coach Skip Holtz came to his rescue, bringing along a few welcome words. “I was kind of rolling around on the ground, being a little baby,” Murray said. “He let reality […]

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Holtz: Lamar to handle kickoff returns

After experimenting with different options on kick returns, coach Skip Holtz said he’s ready to give the job to sophomore wide receiver Lindsey Lamar. Lamar, who switched from running back to slot receiver during spring practice, has totaled 87 yards on three kick returns this season. Sophomore cornerback Kayvon Webster […]

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Bulls look past humbling loss

USF’s 4-0 defeat last week at Connecticut sent a wake up call to coach George Kiefer’s squad. USF (4-2-1), which had won four straight matches before Friday, looks to get back in the win column against Rhode Island (2-5-0) tonight at 7:30 at the USF Soccer Stadium. “We had a […]

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Bulls defense looks for takeaways

Senior linebacker Sabbath Joseph said the entire defense goes through “strip drills” every day before practice. The defense’s area for improvement is clear, he said. “We need to cause more turnovers,” he said. “We have to have them. More takeaways.” The Bulls rank second in the Big East with five […]

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Mens streak snapped

USF’s four-game win streak came to an abrupt end in Connecticut on Friday night, with the Bulls (4-2-1) dropping a nationally televised 4-0 contest to the No. 6 Huskies (6-0-1) behind midfielder Tony Cascio’s hat trick. With Connecticut already leading 1-0, Cascio scored the first of his three goals in […]