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Whaley earns two SSC honors

University of Tampa senior volleyball outside hitter Berkley Whaley was named the 2015-16 Sunshine State Conference female athlete of the year and female scholar-athlete of the year on Monday.

Whaley repeats as female athlete of the year. The St. Petersburg native and Lakewood standout led the Spartans to a 15-1 league record, 37-6 overall record, and the program's 11th consecutive conference championship.

The advertising and public relations major posted a 4.0 fall grade-point average, earning SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll for a third consecutive year.

In other Spartans news, lacrosse senior Matt Bilak was named Scholar All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Bilak is the first Spartan in program history to earn USILA Scholar All-America honors.

Baseball

UF'S SHORE GOLDEN SPIKES FINALIST: Florida right-hander Logan Shore was named one of four finalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, given to the nation's best player. The other finalists, all outfielders: Clemson's Seth Beer, Mercer's Kyle Lewis and Louisville's Corey Ray. The winner will be announced June 30. In Sunday night's 5-0 victory over FSU in Game 2 of the Gainesville Super Region, Shore (12-0, 2.24 ERA) allowed two hits in eight innings, with nine strikeouts. Monday night's Game 3, which will send the winner to the College World Series, had a lengthy weather delay and was not over at press time.

more baseball: FSU's Cal Raleigh and Florida's Jonathan India were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associations freshman All-America first team. Raleigh, a catcher, had a .301 average with 10 home runs and 50 RBIs going into Mondays game. India, a third baseman, was hitting .299 with four homers, 40 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. … Kentucky hired Mississippi State assistant Nick Mingione as coach. It's the first head coaching job for Mingione, who worked with the Bulldogs under John Cohen for the past eight seasons and was his assistant at Kentucky in 2006-07.

Football

notre dame: Cornerback Devin Butler will miss the beginning of the season with a broken left foot and could be out until October. The senior, expected to compete to start, broke the same foot that caused him to miss the Fiesta Bowl.

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