ICYMI: In Case You Missed It, last week the men's golf team finished fourth at the Titan Winter Invitational in Melbourne, Florida. Both the men's and women's basketball teams ended the week 2-0, defeating the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish and the Florida Tech Panthers. The women defeated the Sailfish 57-54 on Wednesday, before downing the Panthers 65-52 on Saturday. The men defeated PBA and Florida Tech 66-63, and 81-63 respectively. Softball ended the weekend with a 4-1 record. On Friday, the Spartans defeated Indianapolis 6-0 before shutting out West Georgia in a similar fashion. On Saturday, the squad defeated No. 8 West Chester 2-1, before losing their first game of the season to No. 2 Southern Arkansas 8-0. To close out the weekend, softball beat the No. 22 Valdosta State Blazers by a final score of 2-1. Baseball also had a successful weekend against the No. 6 Georgia College Bobcats. The Spartans defeated the Bobcats in all four games 7-0, 15-3, 6-1, and 14-8 respectively.
This Week's Events:
This weekend, UT baseball will host its home opener in a weekend series against LIU Post. Friday night's game will take place at 6:00 p.m., followed by a 2:00 p.m. showdown on Saturday. Finally, on Sunday, the Spartans will close out the series with the Pioneers at 1:00 p.m.
Men's basketball travels to Winter Park, Florida for a midweek battle with the Rollins College Tars. This game is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m.
The No. 6 Tampa Spartans will face SSC rival, Florida Southern, on Saturday, February 16, in Orlando, Florida. The game is a neutral site match and is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. at Lake Highland Preparatory School.
The softball team is set to open up conference competition at Eckerd, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Friday's game will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by a doubleheader on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Before the men play on Wednesday, the women will take the court at the Harold and Ted Alfond Sports Center at 5:30 p.m. against the Rollins College Tars.
The No. 19 Spartans are set to host the Queens Royals in their home opener on Saturday, February 16. The first draw will take place at 1:00 p.m.
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