Mourning a Loss
Cross Country: Cross Country runner Ryan McCall was killed at 3 a.m. on Aug. 19. “He was a great young man,” said head coach Jarret Slaven. “We are trying to pull together for the family.”
McCall was a third-year runner, participating in 11 races, as well as being named to the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll with a 3.67 GPA.
The exercise science major also volunteered his time at Tampa Preparatory School. He was a coach seeking a career in teaching and coaching.
Spiked for Success
Volleyball: For the 12th straight year the volleyball team was ranked in the top 10 in the AVCA Division II coaches poll.
Coming off a 27-5 season they are tabbed as the preseason favorite to capture the SSC title.
Tampa received 12 of the 16 votes for the top spot.
Soccer Wins a Nail-biter
Soccer: The Spartans took on the University of Central Florida Knights in the final pre-season exhibition match.
The contest was scoreless until the 89th minute. Sophomore Mike Bethel scored the lone goal of the game, assisted by Pascal Milien.