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FIU is catching up to UM in baseball and women’s tennis

FIU’s baseball team defeated UM both times they have played this season by a combined score of 15-3. Beyond that, new FIU coach Mervyl Melendez has created a national stir with his recruiting prowess, while the Canes are struggling on the field, entering this weekend with a losing record and the worst batting average in the Atlantic Coast Conference (.209).

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FIU baseball coach reflects on win against UM

FIU baseball coach Mervyl Melendez lauds his players after beating Miami 12-1 on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
Susan Miller Degnan sdegnan@miamiherald.com
FIU baseball coach reflects on win against UM 1:49

FIU baseball coach reflects on win against UM

Alex Acosta backed 'comprehensive immigration solutions' 4:58

Alex Acosta backed 'comprehensive immigration solutions'

Buzzer beater lifts FIU women in triple overtime 0:22

Buzzer beater lifts FIU women in triple overtime

Southridge LB Brandon James signs early with FIU 1:59

Southridge LB Brandon James signs early with FIU