USF NOTEBOOK: Nevins named Player of the Year finalist
Despite a tough loss in the first round of the Big East Tournament in South Bend, Ind., USF pitcher Sara Nevins has reason to celebrate. The sophomore was named as one of the top 11 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award.
Nevins is one of four pitchers still in the running for the award, and her 1.05 ERA, which is fifth in the nation, is the best among the finalists. The icing on the top of Nevins impressive cake of a season was her three no-hitters, including back-to-back no-hitters one of which was a perfect game on March 10 and 11.
There are 320 Division I teams thats a lot of players on each team, said Head Coach Ken Eriksen. And for Sara to get recognized by the national
governing body, I think says a lot about what she has done this year against the schedule she has played.
Basketball picks up transfer
A season after atransfer helped lead the Bulls to their best season in school history, the mens basketballteam announced the signing of
another transfer student,Kore White, who playedlast season at Florida Atlantic University. White will have one season of eligibillity.
The addition of Kore White will really bolster our front line and give us an experiencedplayer who gave us a lot ofproblems playing against him at FAU the last two years, Head Coach Stan Heath said.
The transfer of White comes a year after Victor Rudd, who transferred from Arizona State University and led the Bulls in scoring during the Big East and NCAA Tournaments.
USF baseball announces familiar face as associate head coach
USF baseball announced Alan Kunkel as its new associate head coach on Thursday — but Kunkel is no stranger to the Bulls. He served as the assistant coach for South Florida (21-39, 7-17 AAC) from 2019-21, working primarily with the hitters. The announcement comes after the departure of former coach Karsten Whitson on May 30. […]
USF baseball end-of-season report card
USF baseball’s season came to an end after losing two games, 3-1 and 15-7, to No. 15 ECU in the American Baseball Championship semifinals on May 27. The Bulls (21-39, 7-17 AAC) finished with their lowest win total since 1998, excluding the 2020 season where games were suspended early due to COVID-19 Against Top 25 […]
USF announces first head coach of beach volleyball team
Athletic Director Michael Kelly has named Pri Piantadosi-Lima the first ever head coach for the Bulls’ beach volleyball team https://twitter.com/USFAthletics/status/1666082758136049664?s=20 The former beach volleyball star brings an impressive resume to USF, who announced in February that the program would be added along with lacrosse. Piantadosi-Lima is the founder of Optimum Beach, a club beach volleyball […]
Former USF football player Jon Lejiste dies at 32
Former Bulls football player Jon Lejiste has reportedly died, causing many in the USF community to express their condolences and share heartfelt memories. His body was identified on Tuesday night after it was found floating in the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach last week, according to The Palm Beach Post Lejiste was found near […]
South Florida to host season opener Road 2 Tampa Bay Volleyball Invitational
Earlier this year, Tampa was selected as the host city of the 2023 NCAA Volleyball national championship in December, but it was also picked present the season opener. South Florida volleyball will host three other schools at the Road 2 Tampa Bay Volleyball Invitational on Aug. 25-26 to kick off their 2023 season. Along with […]
Football releases kickoff times for several key games
Following February’s schedule release, South Florida football has announced kickoff times for several games, including a nationally broadcasted matchup against SEC powerhouse Alabama. To open the season, the Bulls will face off against Western Kentucky on Sept. 2 at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on CBS Sports Network. The following week, USF will play Florida A&M on […]