This Week in USF Athletics
By TOM ZEBOLD
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA, APRIL 17, 2017 – Take a look ahead at the week in USF Athletics and catch up on last week’s action:
Last Week: Marquez Valdes-Scantling caught seven passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Green team to a comeback win in the spring game at Corbett Stadium on April 15. Check out the recap and photo gallery HERE.
Need to Know: Season tickets are now available for purchase. Flex plan packages and group ticket sales will begin on Monday, May 15. USF alumni, faculty and staff will once again receive a 20 percent discount on all football season ticket purchases. Make purchases at USFBullsTix.com or by calling 1-800-Go-Bulls.
Last Week: USF Athletics and the USF Foundation were proud to announce a $1 million gift from the family of Lenda and Vince Naimoli that will support Athletics facility additions and enhancement projects. Learn more HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Stay up to date with the program by following @USFAthletics on Twitter.
Baseball (29-7, 5-4)
This Week: The Bulls begin a four-game road trip at North Florida on Wednesday at 6 p.m. … USF then heads to Tennessee for a three-game conference series at Memphis that begins Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s action starts at 3 p.m. and Sunday’s series finale is set for 2 p.m.
Last Week: USF launched a season-high four homers to defeat Cincinnati, 4-2, on April 15. The Bearcats posted a 9-3 win in the first game of the series on April 13 and defeated the Bulls, 3-2, in 10 innings on April 14… USF started the week with an 8-6 victory at Stetson on April 11.
Need to Know: USF’s next home game against Stetson is set for Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Reserve your seats at USFBullsTix.com.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls on Twitter @USFBaseball.
Softball (26-21, 5-6)
This Week: USF is back at home to host a three-game series against Memphis that begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s game is set for 6:30 p.m. and Sunday’s series final begins at 1 p.m. Reserve your seats at USFBullsTix.com.
Last Week: USF started the week with a 5-2 win at Jacksonville on April 12 that extended the Bulls’ winning streak to four games… USF bounced back from a 2-0 loss to UCF on April 13 with a 7-2 victory on April 14. UCF took the War on I-4 rivalry series with a 5-4, nine-inning win on April 15 in Orlando.
Need to Know: Head coach Ken Eriksen announced the signing of Madison Epperson to a National Letter of Intent. Epperson will join Miriam Schmoll, Kyndall Williams, Jasmine Haynes and Georgina Corrick as freshman for the 2018 season. Learn more HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Get all the important updates on the team by following the Bulls on Twitter @USFSoftball.
This Week: USF checked in at No. 20 on ESPN’s Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings for 2017-18. Check out Charlie Creme’s article HERE.
Last Week: After a return trip to the NCAA tournament for the third straight season and the fourth in five years, USF Director of Athletics Mark Harlan solidified the continued leadership of the program with a contract extension that will keep head coach Jose Fernandez at the helm through 2023. Learn more HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the team by following the Bulls on Twitter @USFWBB.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the team by following the Bulls on Twitter @USFMBB.
Men’s Tennis (13-8)
This Week: USF finishes up the regular season with a home match against Memphis on Monday at 1 p.m. Admission is free at the USF Varsity Courts… USF then heads to Lake Nona, Fla., for the American Athletic Conference Championship that takes place Thursday through Sunday. Check out The American’s championship central page for a full schedule HERE.
Last Week: USF dropped a 4-0 decision against No. 9 TCU in Fort Worth, Texas on April 10.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls by following the team on Twitter @USFMTen.
Women’s Tennis (11-10)
This Week: USF will chase after a league title at the American Athletic Championship that takes place Wednesday through Saturday in Lake Nona, Fla. Get the full schedule and more at the conference’s championship central page HERE.
Last Week: USF finished up the regular season with a 5-1 War on I-4 victory over UCF in Orlando on April 15. Check out the recap HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Stay up to do on the Bulls by following @USFWTEN on Twitter.
Track and Field
This Week: USF hosts the South Florida Collegiate Friday and Saturday at USF Track and Field Stadium.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls by following the team on Twitter @USFXCTF.
This Week: USF shoots for a three-peat at the three-day American Athletic Conference Championship that begins Sunday at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls on Twitter @USFMGolf.
This Week: USF continues its run at the American Athletic Conference Championship Monday and Tuesday in Palm Harbor, Fla. Access live scoring HERE.
Last Week: USF captured the first title of the Tiffany Prats era with a 10-shot victory at the Hoya Invitational on April 11. Read about the wire-to-wire win HERE… Senior Ashley Burke fired a 2-under 70 to lead sixth-place USF in the first round of the conference championship on April 16.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated throughout the season by following the team on Twitter @USFWGolf.
No. 20 Sailing
Next Race: ICSA Women’s National semifinals May 23-24 in Charleston, S.C.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls throughout the season by follow them on Twitter @USFSailingTeam.
Need to Know: New head coach Bob Butehorn and his staff have scheduled a full slate of summer camps for several different age groups. USF Soccer Camps are set to begin June 5 and will run through July 27. Learn more HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Stay updated on the Bulls by following the team on Twitter @USFMSoc.
Need to Know: USF’s slate of summer camps begins June 5 and will run through July 27. Get session info and register today at the camp website HERE.
Follow the Bulls: Keep up with the Bulls all season by following the team on Twitter @USFWSoc.