Archive for March, 2010

Travis Benjamin Shines in Spring Game

Junior wide receiver Travis Benjamin hauled in six catches for 171 yards and a touchdown during Miami’s Spring Game Saturday at Traz Powell Stadium. Here, Benjamin leaves defensive back Vaughn Telemaque grasping for air after one of his catches.


‘Canes Beat North Carolina A&T 84-77 in WNIT

Miami’s Charmaine Clark tries to block the shot from Ta’Wuana “Tweet” Cook of North Carolina A&T during the ‘Canes 84-77 victory over the Aggies at the BankUnited Center tonight. The ‘Canes advance to play at Providence Sunday at 2pm.

Clark scored 14 points, dished out a game-high seven assists and grabbed six rebounds.

Is Peter King Skeptical of Sean Taylor?

Our friend Platon over at blogged yesterday about Sports Illustrated writer Peter King’s seeming omission of Sean Taylor as a quality draft pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. Read the post here.

Jameson’s Big Day at Hurricane Invitational

Tameka Jameson highlighted the Hurricanes outdoor track season opener at the Hurricane Invitational, held last Saturday at Cobb Stadium.

Jameson won the 200m dash in a personal best time of 23.98 seconds, then she also reached another personal best in the 400m dash, winning the event in 53.84 seconds.

For more on Jameson and last Saturday’s Hurricane Invitational, click here.

‘Canes Beat Gators 77-64, Advance to WNIT 3rd Round

Hurricanes sophomore Shenise Johnson led all scorers with 19 points as the Hurricanes defeated the Florida Gators 77-64 in a WNIT second round game yesterday. Johnson also grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season, and added eight assists.

The Hurricanes move on to the WNIT third round on Thursday night at 7pm when they host North Carolina A&T at the BankUnited Center.

Read more about yesterday’s win here.

Patel Excels in 3000 at Hurricane Invitational

Nehali Patel was the top collegiate finisher in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 11:01.84, during yesterday’s Hurricane Invitational at Cobb Stadium in Coral Gables.

For a recap of yesterday’s events, click here.

"Canes Advance to 2nd Round of the WNIT

The Hurricanes defeated the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 70-57 in the first round of the WNIT last night at the BankUnited Center. The ‘Canes advance to the 2nd round and will face the Florida Gators at home Sunday at 2pm.

Charmaine Clark is shown above scoring two of her 13 points, and she added five rebounds for Miami. Shenise Johnson led the ‘Canes with 20 points.