The Dons ended an otherwise disappointing trip to Portland on an emphatic high note Saturday, claiming an impressive 7-0 victory in the second game of an afternoon doubleheader. The win came on the strength of junior left-hander Sheldon Lee’s first career complete game shutout performance, and capped a day of exceptional pitching for the Dons (20-22, 8-13 WCC).
USF’s men’s and women’s teams saw their respective seasons come to a close at the West Coast Conference Championships, which took place at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash. from April 14-16. The women’s squad finished fifth overall at the event, and was led by sophomore Clare Sorensen, who finished in a tie for tenth place with a score of 228 (-10). The men, on the other hand, were able to capture third place overall behind strong final rounds from junior Jobim Carlos and sophomore Sebastian Crookall-Nixon.
Doctors Esteban Burchard and Sean Valles debated the significance of race in contemporary biomedical practice at USF last week. Their presentations- segments from a larger forum titled The Race Debates: From Philosophy to Biomedical Research- focused on the practicality of using racial distinctions in a biomedical context.
As an old white guy, I would like to offer a quick response to a number of factual, legal, and ethical problems contained within the opinion editorial “What’s Wrong with USF’s Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program?”
Sophomore guard Avry Holmes has notified USF that he plans to leave the school and attend another institution in the fall of 2014. Holmes played a central role in the Dons’ first NIT appearance in 10 years this past season. He started all 33 of the Dons’ games and was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week in early March.
A Look Then and Now
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