Volleyball looking to improve in Big East, host two matches this weekend
The South Florida volleyball team, led by Junior Marcela Gurgel, will have a chance to gain ground in the Big East standings this weekend. The Bulls will host a pair of conference games at home against Marquette on Friday and Syracuse on Sunday. Both Syracuse (9-9) and Marquette (7-8) have a 2-1 Big East conference record. USF (11-7), with a 2-2 conference record, could tie for fifth in the Big East with two victories this weekend.
The Bulls are coming off a road victory in Morgantown against the University of West Virginia. Gurgel, an All-American candidate, had 14 kills. The team will play their next five games at home.
— Kerry Klecic
Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando focusing on ‘fundamentals’ as spring game approaches
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USF softball midseason report card
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‘We’re moving in a new direction’: Golesh working toward improving program culture
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Potential candidates for men’s basketball head coaching position
Shortly after Vice President and Director of Athletics Michael Kelly announced the firing of coach Brian Gregory on March 10, many names have surfaced as potential candidates to fill the newly-opened position. Gregory’s dismissal occurred less than 24 hours after the Bulls lost 73-58 to ECU in the first round of the AAC tournament. A […]
No. 1 South Carolina’s defense halts USF’s NCAA title hopes
After a valiant effort in the first half against No. 1 South Carolina, No. 8 USF women’s basketball’s season came to an end after a 76-45 loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina. Although the odds were against them, the Bulls (27-7) defense put pressure on […]