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Pete Pelegrin
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Next Monday morning FIU football opens training camp for the 2014 season at FIU Stadium. Coming off a 2013 season where many Panthers saw significant playing time for the first time, FIU hopes to build on that experience in 2014. Over the next several days we'll take a look at... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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We'll start previewing the opening of FIU football training camp later this week with a look at the 2014 Panthers. FIU begins camp next Monday morning. Stay tuned for practice times and to see which practices are open to the public. As always you can follow FIU football right here... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU first baseman/pitcher Gunnar McNeill just finished leading the Valley League with a .402 average and 50 RBI. McNeill also had six home runs for the Staunton Braves. Earlier in the Valley League season McNeill was named to the All-Star team. Over in the Cape Cod League, Robby Kalaf was... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Welcome to the 2014 FIU Football PSAT (Pelegrin Standard Achievement Test). This is a test of your FIU football knowledge ranging from the start of the program in 2002 through the 2013 Panthers season. Unless you have been at every FIU football practice and game since the program started in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU first baseman/pitcher Gunnar McNeill and catcher J.C. Escarra were named to the Valley League All-Star team after solid first halves of the summer season for the Staunton Braves. McNeill (photo, below left) led the Valley League in hitting until last night. McNeill is second now with a .413 average... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Five weeks from today, August 4, FIU football begins camp for the 2014 season. The Panthers open the new season against Bethune-Cookman at FIU Stadium on Aug. 30. Here is a first look at the 2014 FIU football schedule poster. You can pick up a poster at FIU events later... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Summer officially starts Saturday, June 21, but the FIU sports season has been over for a few weeks now. So with that in mind I'll have new blogs from time to time on here over the next month and a half until FIU football gets training camp started in early... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Summer is right around the corner and if you have followed this blog for the last eight years then you know what that means: the recent FIU sports season is done and the new FIU sports season is two months away. So it's time to recap the 2013-14 FIU sports... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Conference USA released its TV schedule for the 2014 season. FIU will have four games on TV thus far. There is a chance that the Panthers could have more games picked up by TV later on. Here are the TV games released today by C-USA: Pittsburgh at FIU (12 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Former FIU defensive back Anthony Gaitor signed with the Miami Dolphins. Gaitor, who was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2011, will try and earn a spot as a nickelback and on special teams with the Dolphins. Gaitor is the fourth former FIU player to sign with the Dolphins.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU had a chance to take two out of three games from defending Conference USA champion Rice earlier this season. Instead the Owls swept the Panthers and it is for that reason plus losing the three-game series to Tulane that FIU fell from being the No. 6 seed in the... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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After being invited to the Detroit Lions rookie camp last weekend, FIU defensive lineman Greg Hickman impressed the Lions enough to earn a contract. Hickman was the only rookie invite to sign a contract after the Lions mini-camp ended this past weekend. Hickman joins Isame Faciane as the only FIU... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Today is the final day to vote for T.Y. Hilton for the cover of the 2015 Madden video game. Hilton is going against LeSean McCoy in the first round of the voting. CLICK HERE to vote for T.Y. ARAMIS A BENCH SEMIFINALIST FIU catcher Aramis Garcia was named a semifinalist... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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As FIU enters the final week of the college baseball regular season, the Panthers have just about clinched a berth in the Conference USA tournament next week in Hattiesburg, Miss. Currently, FIU is tied for fifth with UTSA at 15-12 with three games remaining. FIU finishes the season with a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In case you missed it over the weekend, three FIU football players took the next step into the NFL. Defensive tackles Isame Faciane (#99 below right) and Greg Hickman (#8) joined teams in the NFC North Division and could face each other twice each season if they make their respective... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is out campaigning to get his receiver T.Y. Hilton on the cover of Madden 2015. CLICK HERE for a video of Luck in Munich asking people to vote for T.Y. You can vote for T.Y. to get on the Madden cover. CLICK HERE FIU BASEBALL... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU (34-12) on a seven-game winning streak, improved its RPI from 66 to 41 following its weekend sweep of East Carolina. With eight games left in the season the Panthers will need to win each of those games or at least take six of the final eight games and then... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Had the chance to catch up with the No. 5 ranked FIU sand volleyball team recently before they left for the AVCA National Championships in Alabama that start Friday. FIU will play Hawaii in the first round of the six-team national championship tournament at 10 a.m. Friday. CLICK HERE to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU women's basketball all-time leading scorer Jerica Coley signed a training camp contract with the New York Liberty of the WNBA. Coley scored 3,107 career points at FIU and led the nation in scoring for the second consecutive season with 29.5 points-per-game. The Liberty's general manager and coach is former... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU opens a four-game series against St. Peter's on Friday at the FIU ballpark. For you good people that have been long-time FIU fans, if St. Peter's sounds familiar it is because it was FIU football's first-ever opponent in the 2002 inaugural game won by the Panthers 27-3. The Panthers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The FIU sand volleyball team will make its first trip to the Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship. The Panthers captured the No. 5 seed and will join No. 1 Southern California, No. 2 Pepperdine, No. 3 Florida State, No. 4 Hawaii and No. 6 Stetson in Gulf Shores, Ala., from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football has agreed to a home-and-home series with Indiana and UMass. The Panthers will play the Hoosiers in 2015 and 2016. FIU travels to Bloomington, Ind. for a Sept. 12 meeting in 2015, while IU will be making a trip to Miami on Sept. 3, 2016. The Panthers will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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For 24 years Rolando Casanova dispensed baseball and life wisdom from the FIU dugout. Hence, it was no coincidence that during the nearly quarter century that Casanova was an FIU baseball assistant coach the Sunblazers-turned-Panthers enjoyed their most success on the diamond. Casanova, who recently passed away at the age... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In three and a half months FIU will start fall camp to prepare for the 2014 season. Spring football is in the books. After 15 practices including the spring game last Saturday this is what we learned from FIU spring ball. There will be a legitimate quarterback competition when camp... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU spring football ends with the Blue/Gold Spring Game on Saturday at FIU Stadium. Kickoff for the spring game is at 11 a.m. but if you can’t be there or you are there but want to know what is going on during the game, then you can listen to the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl