Sports briefs 9/16


Head Coach Randy Shannon has ordered that the Twitter accounts of all players be deactivated by 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. When asked for his reasoning for this decision, he said it was to limit distractions within the team. For now, the players are still allowed access to their Facebook accounts.

Former UM running back Javarris James has been promoted from the New England Patriots practice roster onto their active roster. The move was made following the Lawrence Maroney trade, whom James will be replacing on the Patriots roster.


The Golf team completed their first tournament of the season, the Cougar Classic, this past Tuesday in Hanahan, S.C. Senior Maria Ronderos led the Hurricanes, shooting one over-par 73. The team placed 19th overall for the tournament, but showed improvement each day. The team is off until they travel to North Carolina on the 26th for the Starmount Forest Fall Classic.

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