Antigua adds Gonzaga transfer

Coach Orlando Antigua added experience to the Bulls Monday with the addition of senior forward Angel Nunez. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU

After playing with one of the youngest teams in Division I basketball this season, reports indicated coach Orlando Antigua added fifth-year senior Angel Nunez of Gonzaga on Monday afternoon.

Nunez will make USF his third different team since signing with Louisville his freshman season in 2011. 

The 6-foot-8, 202-pound senior transferred to Gonzaga midway through his sophomore season after suffering a concussion that caused him to sit out the majority of the year and earn a medical redshirt. 

Nunez has yet to earn substantial playing time in his career, and averaged 6.3 minutes last season. 

His best season came in 2013-14 when he averaged 3.5 points and two rebounds in 7.3 minutes. 


Women’s soccer player invited to U-23 National camp


Former USF women’s soccer player Jackie Simpson has been invited to the U.S. Soccer Under-23 Women’s National Team camp, which lasts Sunday through May 3. 

Simpson, who earned Second Team All-Conference honors this season, started all 22 games at center back for the Bulls. 

The camp, which takes place in Lakewood Ranch, will be composed of 24 collegiate soccer players from which the final 20-player roster will be created. 

The U-23 national team will travel to Norway in May to play U-23 teams from Sweden, Norway and England. 


Women’s golfer in the hunt for AAC championship


USF women’s golfer Ashley Burke is tied for third place after shooting a 4-over 76 Monday in the AAC championship at the par-72 Ocean Course in Palm Coast. 

The sophomore shot a 67 in the first round to move to 5-under before struggling with four bogeys Monday. 

With one more round to play today, Burke sits two strokes behind individual leaders Alexandra Rossi of SMU and UCF’s Monifa Sealy. 

As a team, USF is in fifth with a 14-over, four strokes behind Houston and SMU, which are tied for second. First-place UCF far and away leads the pack with a 2-over.