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In the top of the tenth inning UNF answered UF’s ninth by scoring a run. UNF’s Corey Bass hit a
double to left center field that scored Alex Bacon and gave UNF a 7-6 lead. The Ospreys were able to
hold the Gators scoreless in the bottom of the tenth to come away with the win.
Senior Kevin Phelan fired two stellar rounds of -8 (64) and -5 (67) to finish at -13 and win medalist honors.
Driscoll said games against big name schools do a lot for his players, even in lopsided, losing efforts. Despite home teams winning 95 percent of guarantee games, Driscoll keeps his guys motivated to play better schools in bigger, more hostile venues.
When the a team is making a run and the shots aren’t falling on the offensive end, who will step up and demand more from his teammates?
JU capitalized on second chance opportunities, grabbing nine offensive rebounds and converting eight of those boards into 16 points.
“It’s a good league and every night you better be ready to play, and if you don’t buy into that or you don’t believe that, you have something seriously wrong with you,” Driscoll said.
Offensive consistency beyond Beech and Wallace proved sparse for UNF, as the Ospreys shot 36 percent (20 -55) from the field, 25 percent (6 -24) from three point range, and 60 percent (9-15) from the charity stripe.
An unlikely run by UNF’s volleyball team in the Atlantic-Sun Conference Tournament ended Saturday when the Ospreys lost a five set match to ETSU (23-25, 24-26, 25-18, 25-22, 12-15).
Setting up the defense in a position to get steals, however, is a major component of playing the position. If every man isn’t on the same page, then the onus is on the point guard.