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Student Earns UCF’s First National Championship for Collegiate Wheelchair Tennis

Student Earns UCF’s First National Championship for Collegiate Wheelchair Tennis

One student served up success over the weekend by bringing home a first-time win for UCF in the National Collegiate Wheelchair Tennis Championship. On Sunday, junior public administration major Auburn Smith completed her second victory over players from the University of Alabama to secure the national championship title in the Singles C division. The tournament […]

UCF Student’s Innovative Beach Gear Wins $3,000 in State Startup Competition

With an idea to create a new watersport based around skimboarding and a distribution deal lined up with Ron Jon Surf Shop, senior Matthew White took second place and $3,000 at the third annual Governor’s Cup Pitch Competition at Florida State University on Friday. The new-business-venture competition featured top-performing collegiate startups from nine universities across […]

It’s Not About the Ball

Katie Abrahamson-Henderson has dominated the sport of basketball both on the court as a player and off as a coach. After playing under Hall of Fame coaches for the University of Georgia and University of Iowa, as well as one season professionally overseas, Abrahamson-Henderson began coaching in 1990. This season, as head coach of UCF’s […]

Griffin Shines at NFL Scouting Combine

You think 20 reps on the bench press with a prosthetic arm stole the show Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis? UCF alumnus Shaquem Griffin one-upped himself Sunday by running a blazing 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds that turned the world of NFL media on its ear. Griffin’s time — identical to that […]