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University of Central Florida Volleyball Earns First Conference Win of Season at Tulane University
September 25th, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Following a disappointing home showing against University of Texas - El Paso this past Friday, the University of Central Florida's volleyball team earned its first conference win of the season and first victory in seven games Sunday afternoon 3-1 on the road at Tulane University. Playing an otherwise even match with...

University of Central Florida Women’s Track and Field Star Octavious Freeman Earns College Athlete of the Year
September 23rd, 2012 at 4:21 PM
The University of Central Florida women's track and field program stole a piece of the Florida collegiate athletics spotlight Saturday evening, this as sprinter Octavious Freeman was named College Athlete of the Year at the second-annual SPORTYS award ceremony, held this year at Full Sail University. ***PHOTO1*** The event, hosted by the...

University of Central Florida Volleyball Falls to UTEP, but Meredith Murphy Sets Digs Record
September 21st, 2012 at 10:20 PM
The University of Central Florida volleyball program fell to UTEP in three-straight sets as the Knights played host to their first home contest in three weeks Friday night, but nevertheless left The Venue celebrating a historic moment as senior libero Meredith Murphy used 12 digs to break a school career record...

University of Central Florida Women’s Tennis Roster Comprised of 50% Newcomers
September 13th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Bucking the norm for programs at the collegiate level, the 2012-13 University of Central Florida women's tennis team welcomes five newcomers, making 50% of this season's roster brand new to campus. Returning from last year's squad are seniors Jenna Doerfler and Genevieve Lorbergs and juniors Courtney Griffith, Josephine Haraldson and Cassie...

University of Central Florida Women’s Soccer Plays No. 6 Boston College to 2-2 Tie
September 12th, 2012 at 9:38 AM
The University of Central Florida women’s soccer program played No. 6 Boston College to an exhausting 2-2 tie in double overtime Sunday afternoon, and in doing so, marked the first time in three years that the Knights either tied or defeated a top-10 ranked squad. UCF, now 19-6-24 in overtime under...

University of Central Florida Knights Volleyball Hits the Road for First Time This Season to Play at SHU Hampton Inn Shelton Invitational
September 6th, 2012 at 2:13 PM
Building on the success found last weekend during  the Holiday Inn Select / UCF Classic, a tournament in which Angelica Crump earned her second All-Tournament team selection of the season with a team-leading 42 kills in 11 sets and senior middle blocker Tory McCutcheon posted a .432 attack percentage and team-best...

University of Central Florida Women’s Golf Prepares to Open 2012-13 Season at Cougar Classic
September 6th, 2012 at 12:38 AM
New University of Central Florida women's golf coach Emily Marron tells UCF Athletics that she "can't wait" for the opportunity to see her squad in live tournament play, and will get her first chance to do so this weekend, as the Knights prepare to take on the nation's best in...

University of Central Florida Volleyball Opens Holiday Inn Select / UCF Classic with Back-to-Back Wins Over Columbia, Jacksonville
September 1st, 2012 at 3:13 PM
The inaugural regular season home appearance for the University of Central Florida volleyball program found the Knights winning back-to-back contests against Jacksonville University and Columbia University Friday, with both matches played as part of this weekend's Holiday Inn Select / UCF Classic tournament. A three- set win over Columbia kicked things...

University of Central Florida Knights Women’s Soccer Net Third Shut-Out of Season with 2-0 Win Over Dartmouth
September 1st, 2012 at 2:45 PM
Coming into the weekend ranked No. 9 in the country, the University of Central Florida women's soccer program earned its third shut-out of the 2012 season Friday night, blanking Dartmouth University in a 2-0 route of the Green at the UCF Soccer Complex. Some 21 players for the Knights saw playing...

University of Central Florida Knights Women’s Soccer Continues to Roll with Top Ten Ranking
August 29th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
A tough loss against Florida State University this past Friday handed the University of Central Florida women's soccer team its first loss of the 2012 season, but was balanced by an exciting overtime win Sunday afternoon against 12th-ranked University of Miami. That provided just enough momentum for the Black and Gold...

University of Central Florida Volleyball Weathers Stormy Start to 2012 Season at USF Invitational
August 27th, 2012 at 10:07 AM
As the whole of South Florida prepared for a quickly approaching Tropical Storm Isaac this weekend, the University of Central Florida volleyball program attempted to weather stormy skies of its own, losing all three of its season-opening matchups against Creighton University, the University of Wisconsin and the University of South...

University of Central Florida Women’s Soccer Enters into Top 10 Nationally
August 22nd, 2012 at 11:06 AM
After solid season-opening wins on the road against the University of South Florida Bulls and Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles, the University of Central Florida women's soccer team learned Tuesday it had been moved up three spots from No. 12 to No. 9 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of...

University of Central Florida Women’s Soccer Blanks Florida Gulf Coast University 4-0 Sunday Afternoon
August 20th, 2012 at 10:01 AM
The University of Central Florida women's soccer team made short work of reigning Atlantic Sun champion Florida Gulf Coast University Sunday afternoon, shutting out the Eagles 4-0 on the road in Fort Myers, Florida. The Knights remained a force on the offensive side of the ball in the victory, notching 22 shots...

University of Central Florida Knights Women’s Soccer Opens 2012 Season Strong with 3-1 Win Over University of South Florida Bulls
August 19th, 2012 at 3:16 PM
The University of Central Florida women's soccer team traveled west on Interstate 4 Friday afternoon for an evening contest against the University of South Florida, and, despite a late-game rally spurred by the Bulls' Marsha Harper, came away a sound 3-1 victor in its first official game of the 2012...

University of Central Florida’s Tishia Jewell Named to Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List
August 14th, 2012 at 10:32 AM
The University of Central Florida women's soccer team may have suffered a slight setback  after losing its lone exhibition game of the season against No. 21 Florida this past Saturday, but good spirits abounded once more Monday as the program learned senior All-American forward Tishia Jewell had been named to...

University of Central Florida Women’s Soccer Falls to Florida Gators in Saturday Night Exhibition
August 12th, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Two lighting delays weren't the only things to put a damper on the University of Central Florida women's soccer program's 2012 debut Saturday night, with the Knights falling 2-0 in an exhibition game at home against No. 21 Florida. ***PHOTO1*** The contest remained close through much of the first period, but fell...

University of Central Florida Women’s Soccer Enters 2012 Season Ranked No. 12 in Nation
August 7th, 2012 at 9:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the nation's top women's collegiate soccer programs has already proven it will be a foe to be reckoned with come this fall, with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ranking the University of Central Florida No. 12 in the country in its first preseason ranking. A team that...

University of Central Florida Knights Softball Player Natalie Land Earns Conference-USA Scholar of the Year
July 25th, 2012 at 3:10 PM
Already a three-time winner of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, a three-time Conference USA All-Academic Team honoree and a four-year member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll, the University of Central Florida Knights' Natalie Land today added to an already impressive list of achievements both on and...

UNC Greensboro’s Emily Marron Signs on as UCF Women’s Golf Coach
July 2nd, 2012 at 10:02 PM
A University of Central Florida women’s golf program celebrating its first-ever NCAA Regional appearance in three years this past May suffered a setback early last month as head coach Courtney Trimble – having just completed her third year with the Knights – announced she was heading to future Big East...