Wally’s World | Weekend of Missed Opportunities

Weekend of Missed Opportunities

  First off, I want to say, errors and losing are part of what makes sports great. Sometimes there is a clear cut winner and sometimes the winner capitalizes on an opponent’s mistake. We know these situations as none other than bloopers. What is it about huge mistakes that appeal to

FIU Panthers Baseball vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers | March 24th, 2019

Western Kentucky FIU Panthers

  Miami, FL - The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers brought out some serious lumber, absolutely obliterating the FIU Panthers with three homers en route to a 15-1 drubbing Sunday afternoon at FIU Baseball Stadium. The Mercy Rule shortened rubber match between the C-USA rivals was anything but as Christian Santana (1-1, 4.79 ERA)

Miami Hurricanes Baseball vs. Jackson State Tigers | March 13th, 2019

  Coral Gables, FL - The Hurricanes completed their midweek sweep of Jackson State in their first-ever meeting, retiring the Tigers 8-1 Wednesday night at The Light. Alex Toral nailed his ninth home run of the season, helping to bring the home team's dormant bats alive. Slade Cecconi (2-0, 2.65 ERA) toed

FIU Basketball vs. North Texas | March 9th, 2019

FIU Basketball

Miami, FL - FIU Basketball has caught fire at the right time. They're LIT, if you will. After getting off to the best start in program history, they cooled off, never winning back-to-back games again until they closed out the regular season with back-to-back wins at home against Rice and

Miami Hurricanes Baseball vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers | March 6th, 2019

Miami Hurricanes Baseball

Coral Gables, FL- Jordan Lala started things off with a bang as Miami Hurricanes Baseball took care of business, downing Appalachian State 6-1 for their 10th win of the season Wednesday night at The Light. Slade Cecconi (1-0, 3.27 ERA) dominated in his midweek start, keeping the Mountaineers largely contained to

Miami Hurricanes Baseball vs. UMBC Retrievers | March 3rd, 2019

Miami Hurricanes Baseball

Coral Gables, FL - The Miami Hurricanes Baseball team cranked the power all the way up on UMBC, going yard five times to obliterate the Retrievers 20-1 Sunday afternoon at Mark Light Field. Brian Van Belle (1-1, 1.50 ERA) dominated with a career-high nine strikeouts as Freddy Zamora hit a tremendous grand slam

FIU Basketball vs. LA Tech | March 3rd, 2019

FIU Basketball

Miami, FL - Two down, two to go. FIU Basketball defeated Lousiana Tech to go two-for-two in Conference Bonus Play thus far. Last weekend, they traveled up the road, to Boca Raton and took the series win over the FAU Owls. This Wednesday they face last season's Conference USA champs, Marshall,

Miami Hurricanes Baseball vs. FIU Panthers | February 27th, 2019

Miami, FL - The Battle for Miami started out one-sided but turned out to be a slugfest. The University of Miami Hurricanes held off the FIU Panthers 10-8 Wednesday, on a night characterized by struggles on the mound and on defense. Slade Cecconi  (1-0, 2.57 ERA) dueled Franco Aleman (0-0,

Miami Hurricanes Baseball vs. Florida Atlantic Owls | February 20th, 2019

Coral Gables, FL- In a clash between unbeaten teams, Slade Cecconi shined under the lights at the Light in his first collegiate start as the Miami Hurricanes overpowered the Florida Atlantic Owls, 11-4. Cecconi had previously pitched two innings in relief against Rutgers Saturday, getting the starting nod for the team's first