The USF women’s basketball team took a hit last week when junior forward Rae Rae Sayles announced she was leaving the team to raise her newborn daughter.
Sayles played five games in 2003, averaging 8.6 points and seven rebounds a game before leaving the team when she found out she was pregnant.
“I have made the decision to leave the women’s basketball program at USF to take care of my new baby daughter,” Sayles said in a press release Oct. 28. “I feel that it is most important right now to concentrate on my education and my little girl.”
The team opens preseason play at 7 tonight at the Sun Dome against the EA Sports all stars. The Bulls open regular season play Nov. 12 at Middle Tennessee State in the first round of the Preseason Women’s NIT.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]