Three of USFs best arms will be on their way to the major leagues. After no USF players were drafted on the first day, three Bulls were selected in the final two draft days.
Reliever Austin Adams and weekend starters Derrick Stultz and Andrew Barbosa were drafted in the Major League Baseball First-Year players draft, selected by the Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks, respectively.
Adams was selected in the eighth round, as the 267th pick in the Draft. The righty was coming off an impressive junior season in which he posted a 1.82 ERA and 34 strikeouts.
Stultz was drafted in the 14th round, when the Diamondbacks used their 453rd pick on the 6-foot-3 righty, while USFs ace, Andrew Barbosa, whose draft chance fell thanks in large part of Tommy John surgery near the start of the 2011 season, was also drafted by Arizona in the 36th round, as the 1,113th pick.
Barr steps down
After 21 years with the USF mens tennis program, including 20 years as coach, Don Barr will be retiring after he serves as the director of mens tennis operations in the 2012-13 season, allowing the team to transition to a new head coach.
Ive had a wonderful experience at USF as the head mens tennis coach, Barr said in a press release. Weve worked tirelessly to produce a winning program and were very proud of what weve accomplished here at USF.
As football season nears, a large question still remains: who will be this year’s starting quarterback? On Wednesday, coach Jeff Scott shared that fall camp will be a deciding ground. The battle of the quarterbacks is one of the most discussed topics in the program, and remains a trend in the Scott era. Last season, […]
Former USF southpaw Shane McClanahan became the first South Florida alumni to play and start in the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. In his start, he gave up four hits and two runs. Though McClanahan didn’t feature one of his star outings, the American League claimed a 3-2 win over the […]
In the last rounds of the Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday afternoon, pitchers Jack Jasiak and Brad Lord and infielder/outfielder Carmine Lane had their names called. Jasiak became the second player from South Florida this year to be selected. First was pitcher Orion Kerkering who was picked by the Philadelphia Phillies on Day 2 […]
Former Arkansas and SMU head coach Chad Morris was named USF football’s senior analyst Monday afternoon by coach Jeff Scott. Morris has previously worked alongside Scott when the two were a part of the offensive staff at Clemson. In 2011-14, the two carried the Tigers through a 42-11 season. This laid the groundwork for the […]
On day two of the 2022 Major League Baseball Draft, the Philadelphia Phillies selected redshirt sophomore pitcher Orion Kerkering. In the fifth round as the 152nd pick, Kerkering became the first Bull in 2022 to be claimed by the big leagues and the 128th in South Florida history. While at USF, Kerkering put in the […]
Both men and women’s basketball unveiled their upcoming 2022-23 conference matches on Thursday, with a total of 17 games taking place at the Yuengling Center. The women’s conference schedule yields 16 games, eight being at home and the other half away. The men’s team will have 18 matches with their campaign being split in half […]