The University of Miami women’s tennis team posted a 5-0 victory on Saturday at No. 37 North Carolina State’s J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center to give coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews the 300th win of her career.
Yaroshuk-Tews is now 300-89 in 15 years as a coach, all of which have come at UM. She is the program’s all-time leader in both wins and winning percentage (.771). It also was the 11th consecutive win for seventh-ranked Miami (15-4, 10-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
▪ Saint Leo 6, Barry 3: Emma Onila beat the No. 2-ranked singles player in the country, but Barry’s No. 2 women’s tennis team fell at No. 3 Saint Leo.
▪ Lander 5, Barry 4: Visiting Barry’s seventh-ranked men’s tennis team lost to fifth-ranked Lander after the Buccaneers were forced to give up one point because of a retirement.
▪ UM doubleheader cancelled: Because of snow, the doubleheader between No. 2 Miami and host Notre Dame was cancelled. The teams will attempt to play one game on Sunday at 1 p.m.
▪ Nova Southeastern sweeps doubleheader: The Sharks (25-11, 11-4 Sunshine State Conference) took care of host Palm Beach Atlantic (17-21), getting the sweep by winning Game 1 of the doubleheader 4-3 and Game 2 5-2. Matt Hardy earned the win in the opener, tossing a career-high 7 1/3 innings. Devin Pellien earned the win in Game 2, going four innings.
TRACK AND FIELD
UM’s Alysha Newman set a Canadian, ACC and school record in the pole vault with a mark of 15 feet 1 inch at the Hurricane Alumni Track and Field Invitational.
Former Olympian, Florida State and Coral Springs High sprinter Walter Dix won the men’s 100 meters in 10.03 seconds.
▪ FIU swept in doubleheader: Visiting Florida Atlantic completed a doubleheader sweep by winning 3-2. The Panthers lost the opener 4-1.
▪ Barry sweeps doubleheader: Host Barry (19-14) swept Embry-Riddle (28-11) 6-1 and 5-0 in a doubleheader.
▪ Nova swept in doubleheader: Host Nova Southeastern (11-31, 1-17 SSC) dropped the final two games of the Palm Beach Atlantic series by respective scores of 13-0 and 4-0.
Boca Raton’s Josh Peterson, 23, claimed his third overall men’s title in a row at the 35th annual Seven Mile Bridge Run across the Florida Keys Overseas Highway’s longest bridge. Laura DiBella, 37, of Fernandina Beach also earned her third overall women’s division title in a row.
miami high hall of fame inductions
The 2016 Miami High Sports Hall of Fame class will consist of ex-Stingaree basketball players Bob Patterson (1960), Devin Davis (1993) and Daphney Andre (2000), football players Mario Rubio (1968) and Rudy Jones (1987), baseball player Roberto Perez (1971) and track field athlete Rafael Rubio (1974). For tickets to next Saturday’s ceremony, call 305-238-4271.
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