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South Florida Bulls swept, lose top seed in Big East baseball tournament

The USF baseball team was swept in a doubleheader Friday at Louisville, giving the Cardinals the No. 1 seed in the Big East tournament.

The Bulls, who lost 4-3 and 12-1, will be the second seed in the tournament, which starts Tuesday at Clearwater's Bright House Field. USF (32-23) came into the series needing to win one of three games to clinch the league tournament's top seed. The series finale was scheduled for today but was moved up because of a stormy forecast in Louisville.

TENNIS: The Florida women lost 4-2 to SEC rival and No. 2 seed Georgia in the Round of 16 at the NCAA Tournament in College Station, Texas. Joanna Mather and Jessica Alexander won in singles for the Gators (16-10). Also, No. 6 seed Miami defeated UCLA 4-2.

GOLF: The UF men were third at 12-over 580 after two rounds of the NCAA Southwest Region in Austin, Texas.

FOOTBALL: Former Alabama linebacker Prince Hall is transferring to Division II Central Washington for his senior season. … Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway says he understands his son Jack's decision to quit playing, he told the Denver Post. Jack Elway, a redshirt freshman, is still enrolled in classes at Arizona State.

South Florida Bulls swept, lose top seed in Big East baseball tournament 05/15/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 15, 2009 11:02pm]
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