Baseball: MLB Knights

Baseball: MLB Knights

UCF continues to be represented well all around the nation as 20 former Knights are currently playing professional baseball in the minors and Independent leagues. With the second half of the season underway, it’s time to check in for some news and notes on the players progressing through the minor league ranks. AAA Matt Fox […]

Baseball: The History-making D.J. Hicks

For the second time in his UCF baseball career, D.J. Hicks earned All-America honors after a tremendous redshirt junior season playing first base for the Knights. Hicks’ name appeared on Baseball America’s Second Team Friday afternoon and he is the first player in program history to earn All-America honors twice. Hicks, who began his professional […]

Title Dreams Will Have to Wait One More Day

UCF’s pursuit of its first-ever NCAA Regional title and a spot in the Super Regional will have to wait at least one more day. And that’s just fine with a UCF baseball team that’s thrived under pressure all season and has made a habit of responding in key situations. UCF was pushed to a winner-take-all […]

Richardson Scores, Baseball Knights Win

The events of Friday’s eighth inning of the NCAA Regional were so dynamic and so clutch that even some three hours later UCF head coach Terry Rooney was still shaking his head in amazement. Closer Joe Rogers started the inning out by pitching out of a bases loaded, no-out jam, and Ronnie Richardson and Chris […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.