Bulls’ Astin Donovan always pushing for perfection

TAMPA, Fla. – There is a quote on the women’s softball team’s locker room door at the University of South Florida that sums up the Bulls attitude. “Expect perfection, accept excellence.” Outfielder Astin Donovan is coming pretty close to perfection in her 2017 campaign, as the Connecticut native compiled an outstanding .395 batting average over […]

USF Pep Band helps lead team to 1st-round at AAC tourney

ORLANDO, Fla.– There were several recognizable faces within the University of Southern Florida Bulls men’s basketball entourage last Thursday. Assistant coach and NBA all star Rod Strickland was there, as was DeMarcus Cousins’ brother, Jaleel, and former Kentucky assistant coach and Harlem Globetrotter Orlando Antiguam, now the Bulls’ head coach. But the University of Southern […]

USF Bulls guard McMurray taking his game to the next level

ORLANDO, Fla. – If he can sustain his level of play, the sky is the limit for rookie basketball sensation Jahmal McMurray. McMurray, a native of Topkeka, Kan., has proven to be a revelation for the men’s program at USF. He has garnered numerous accolades during his freshman season, including a unanimous selection to the American […]

South Florida Bulls beat Pirates, advance to quarter-finals

The ninth-seeded University of South Florida Bulls upset East Carolina Panthers 71-66 in the opening game of the American Athletic Conference Championship at the Amway Center on Thursday afternoon. Angel Nunez scored19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Bulls advance to the quarter-finals. Chris Perry added 18 points, while Jahmal McMurray finished with […]

Roberto’s journey and sacrifice to play tennis

TAMPA, Fla – Roberto Cid is no stranger to the sacrifices that go with playing a Division I sport for a top-ranked university.

When he was 13, the family moved from the Dominican Republic to Florida so that the youngster could pursue a tennis career.

“My sisters wanted to study here and I wanted to play tennis and so because of those things, my parents decided to move here,” Cid said last Friday at the University of South Florida tennis complex.

Tiah Sanborn and Josephine Gulston have the same hope for after college

Tampa, Fla., – Teammates Tiah Sanborn and Josephine Gulston share a common goal both on and off the field. Sanborn, a sophomore at the University of South Florida, and Gulston, also a sophomore, have the same plan for after college ends. That plan is to go to physical therapy school. “I am going to go […]

USF freshman Bissette using first season as learning curve

TAMPA, Fla.– Despite her extraordinary success in high school, Meredith Bissette finds herself having to earn her stripes. The freshman infielder for the University of South Florida women’s softball team is enduring a frustrating waiting game in her first year of NCAA Division I competition. She has learned to embrace her time in the dugout […]

Freshman Morgan Gross won’t be discouraged by limited game action

TAMPA – Morgan Gross is embracing her reduced role with the University of South Florida Bulls after being a leader and go-to player with her high school team, the Wooster Colts. Gross, a freshman catcher, was a four-year varsity player at the Reno, Nevada school, where she earned a number of awards while also being […]