Baseball is Back
Baseball: The University of Tampa baseball team will kick off its season on Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. UT enters the season coming off a 39-17 record in 2009. Tampa returns two of its top three hitters in outfielder Jared Simon and designated hitter Mike Schwartz. Tampa also returns Carmine Giardina. Giardina was drafted in the 22nd round by the Pittsburgh Pirates, but chose to return for his final year of eligibility.
M. Basketball: The men’s basketball program has now dropped five straight conference games. Most recently UT fell to the Barry Buccaneers and Florida Southern by a combined total of eight points. UT will face Palm Beach Atlantic before hosting Florida Tech on Jan. 30.
W. Basketball: The University of Tampa welcomed its first SSC player of the week honors. The award for Gianna Messina marks the third time in her career she has won the award. Messina now ranks second on the team in scoring, with 13.4 points per game and has sunk 39 three-pointers.