Hurricane Magazine: January 2020
KING, ROCHE JOINED FORCES AT THE U
Both D’Eriq King and Quincy Roche bring glittering resumes to Miami. Now, they say they’re ready to compete at the highest level and do their parts to help the Hurricanes get back to the ACC Championship Game. Click HERE to read more.
MIAMI FOOTBALL HIRES ED REED AS CHIEF OF STAFF
The Hurricanes have hired UM alumnus and College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed as their new Chief of Staff. Click HERE to read more about his return to Coral Gables.
When the Canes hosted the Miami Spring Invite, it was a reunion of sorts for coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews, who coached one of UM’s two national champions through her matches while competing against the other, who is now the coach at Oklahoma. Click HERE to read more.
A MESSAGE FROM THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
In the latest letter to Hurricanes supporters, athletic director Blake James talks about the exciting happenings at The U in January. Click HERE to read his message.
WAARDENBURG COMING UP BIG
Sam Waardenburg has been a steady, consistent presence for the Hurricanes during a tough January stretch and has been playing some of his best basketball just when UM has needed it the most. Click HERE to read more.
CANES LEGENDS REUNITED
Canes greats Michael Irvin, Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Reggie Wayne got together on Miami Beach to talk about their time at UM as part of a Fox Sports special. “The ReUnion” featured plenty of stories, lots of laughs, a surprise visit from former coach Jimmy Johnson and the hope many more Hurricanes will share time like this moving forward. Click HERE for more
JACKSON STANDING TALL
Hurricanes freshman Brianna Jackson has always counted on her family’s support. Now, as she continues adjusting to college life, college basketball and all the responsibilities that come with playing in the ACC, her family has become an inspiration. Click HERE to read more.
GETTING TO KNOW CANES OC RHETT LASHLEE
New offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee is known for running a fast-paced offense that puts up more than a few points. As he continues settling into his new role at UM, he shared his thoughts on a variety of topics — from what he wants to see from his quarterbacks to what it’s been like raising two sets of twins. Click HERE for more.
PETRILLO TO SERVE AS EMCEE FOR CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S ATHLETICS
CBS4 reporter Lisa Petrillo will serve as the emcee of the sixth annual Celebration of Women’s Athletics, an annual event honoring current Miami female student-athletes from each of UM’s nine women’s programs for excellence on the playing field, as well as in the classroom and community. Click HERE for more.
CANES RANKED NO. 3 IN D1 BASEBALL PRESEASON POLL
The Canes will open the 2020 season with multiple top-5 preseason rankings for the first time since 2007. Click HERE to read more.
UM SPORTS HALL OF FAME GIVES BACK TO MIAMI’S STUDENT-ATHLETES
The UMSHoF presented a check for $14,500 to the Hurricane Club Student-Athlete Impact Fund to help with scholarships for future UMSHoF members! UMSHoF President Richard Horton and Golf Chairperson Tracy Kerdyk presented the check to Associate AD for Development Chris Cohen at a men’s basketball game earlier this year.
TOMMY ADAMS DONATES $1 MILLION TO BASEBALL CAMPAIGN
Miami baseball alumnus Tommy Adams has made the largest gift in support of the baseball program by a former UM baseball student-athlete, donating $1 million towards the University of Miami’s Baseball Facility Enhancement Campaign. Click HERE to read more.
UM ATHLETICS OFFICIALLY DEDICATES BOICH FAMILY SCOREBOARD
Miami Athletics officially dedicated the Boich Family Scoreboard at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center Saturday afternoon with a ceremony honoring former UM men’s tennis student-athlete and philanthropist Wayne M. Boich and his family, whose major gift commitment funded the state-of-the-art videoboard. Click HERE for more.
LUKIANOVA NAMED TO ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
Elizaveta Lukianova was named to the All-ACC Academic team for the second year in a row, highlighting her success on the court and in the classroom. Click HERE to read more.
DUPONT EARNS ALL-ACC ACADEMIC HONORS
A junior forward for the Canes, Dupont is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in both marketing and management. Click HERE to read more.
BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMERS HONORED AT FSU GAME
The UM Sports Hall of Fame honored five basketball members of the Hall at the Jan. 18th FSU game, including 2020 inductee Johnny Hemsley. From left to right, UMSHoF President Richard Horton, UMSHoF members Julie Cohen, Eric Brown, Steve Edwards, Tim James and Hemsley.
IF YOU CAN PLAY, YOU CAN PLAY
UM’s women’s basketball team hosted its first Pride Night event when the Canes faced off against Clemson. The hope? That fans, students and the South Florida community at large understand inclusion matters at Miami and that if you can play, you can play. Click HERE to read more.
SAAC TEAMS WITH RISE FOR MLK LUNCHEON
In recognition of Martin Luther King Day, Miami Athletics’ Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted a luncheon entitled “Inclusion, Power and Privilege” at the Newman Alumni Center. Click HERE for more.
In this month’s edition of Compliance Corner, fans can learn about extra benefits. Click HERE to read more.