Sports: Briefs

Men’s tennis rescheduled

USF men’s tennis match against Virginia Tech was cancelled due to incliment weather Wednesday and has been rescheduled for 1:45 today at the USF Varsity Tennis Courts.

The Hookies are ranked No. 68 in the nation, boasting a 7-4 record, and are coming off an upset of No. 56 Miami on March 6. The Bulls have been struggling as of recently, dropping their last two matchs to Texas, 7-0 and Georgia State, 4-3.

Women’s tennis getting recognition

For the first time this season, three USF women’s tennis players were ranked by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

Freshman Courtney Vernon received a singles rank of No. 65 and sophomore Gabriela Duch and freshman Neyssa Etienne notched a doubles ranking of No. 45.

Vernon, an Ohio native, is 6-1 in singles play at the No. 2 position on the team and had an upset against No. 51 Boglarka Berecz of Florida, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 on Feb. 21.

Duch and Etienne, who have teamed up for the first time in their young careers, are 3-1 at the No. 1 postion and also had an upset for themselves on against FSU duo Mihaela Moldovan and Lindsay Deason — who were the No. 8 team in the country at the time — on March 2.

Spring football gets underway

The USF football team will hold one practice before Spring Break, today at 4 p.m. Starting March 22 and ending April 12, there will be various practices and scrimmages held on campus, followed by the Spring Game held at Raymond James Stadium on April 16 at 7 p.m.