Briefs: Eylward drafted in 44th round
Mike Eylward became the third player from last season’s USF baseball team to be selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft Thursday when he was chosen in the 44th round by the Anaheim Angels.
Last season Eylward hit .335 with 7 HRs and a team-high 55 RBIs after making the move across the diamond from third base to first.
Eylward joins Brendan Fuller and Daniel Boyd as the other Bulls drafted from last year’s club that reached the NCAA Regionals for the first time in four years. USF recruits Jason Weintraub and Devin Inavey were also selected in the draft.
Bucs release Benjamin
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released former USF long snapper Ryan Benjamin last Thursday.
Benjamin, an undrafted free agent, became the first USF player ever to appear on Tampa Bay’s roster. The 6-foot-2-inch, 240-pound Benjamin was the only player on the roster listed specifically as a long snapper at the time he was waived.
USF gives it away in Memphis 34-33
At the half, a 14-point lead meant USF was on track to win its first conference game in over a calendar year. That energy was kept up even with under five minutes to go when the Bulls were up 33-20. Then USF watched as its lead went from comfortable, to slim, to nonexistent in the […]
Club teams missing competition, friendship due to COVID-19
Under normal circumstances, Grant Nolder, president of the USF flag football team would be preparing for the club’s biggest competition of the year, the Swamp Bowl. The annual tournament, hosted at UF, typically takes place during the fall semester and features some of the best club flag football teams in the country. Winners of the […]
Bulls battle with ECU in OT win
Coach Brian Gregory said Tuesday the Bulls didn’t play complete, 40-minute games in their two losses last week. It’s debatable if they did Wednesday night against East Carolina (11-18, 5-11) at the Yuengling Center, but it was more than enough to put up a 73-68 overtime win. “It’s funny. There were stretches where we played […]
First SG scholarship rewards student leaders
Student Government (SG) launched the first-of-its-kind, merit-based scholarship to students Nov. 5 on USF’s Tampa campus. As a part of Student Body President Britney Deas and Student Body Vice President Travis McCloskey’s platform, Bull S.H.I.F.T., — Success, Health, Innovation, Finance and Tradition — the SG’s Student Leadership Scholarship consists of two merit-based scholarships which will […]
On-campus Jabil institute sparks anticipation from students
A plan drafted on a bar napkin two years ago has now become the USF Jabil Innovation Institute, a multi-million dollar institute combining the College of Engineering and the Muma College of Business. Senior Vice President of Advancement and CEO of the USF Foundation Joel Momberg and Jabil CEO Mark Mondello jotted the idea down […]