Buffington III helps UWF team reach Hershey
HERSHEY, Pa. – West Florida sophomore Gary Buffington III is the kind of kid every parent would love to have in their home, and the kind of dedicated athlete every coach would like to have on a team.
Bufffington was presented with the Elite 89 Award for NCAA Division II men’s golf Sunday night, and it wasn’t just an honorary thing, either. He earned the recognition — which goes to the student-athlete with the highest grade-point average at each of the NCAA’s championship sites — with a perfect 4.0 GPA as an accounting major.
West Florida outlasts Delta State to remain undefeated
West Florida outlasted No. 4 Delta State in a 5-1 win on Friday night on the second day of the NCAA Division II South Regional hosted by Tampa.
TAMPA, Fla. – West Florida outlasted No. 4 Delta State in a 5-1 win on Friday night on the second day of the NCAA Division II South Regional hosted by Tampa. Senior starting pitcher Drew Bryson pitched his third complete game of the year and struck out 10 batters in the win.
Armstrong wins, set to defend DII title
SURPRISE, Ariz. – No. 2-ranked and defending NCAA Division II national champion Armstrong Atlantic State outlasted No. 3 West Florida 5-2 on Friday to advance to the NCAA Division II national championship match.
West Florida making noise at championship
West Florida leaves no doubt to their presence, which again finds the Argos in the championship hunt at the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis tournament. But a familiar foe stands in the way.
SURPRISE, Ariz. – Boisterous defines the on-court personality of the University of West Florida men’s tennis team, which was plenty loud following Thursday’s quarterfinal victory in the 2013 NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Championship.
Having dispatched No. 14 UC San Diego 5-1, the No. 3-ranked Argonauts — or Argos — gathered on a court and yelled their way through a favorite chant.
West Florida advances with win vs. UC San Diego
After battling to a 2-1 lead after doubles, No. 3 West Florida rolled through singles to defeat No. 14 UC San Diego 5-1 in the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis championship quarterfinals Thursday.
SURPRISE, Ariz. – After battling to a 2-1 lead after doubles, No. 3 West Florida rolled through singles to defeat No. 14 UC San Diego 5-1 in the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis championship quarterfinals Thursday.
The Argonauts (27-1) extended their winning streak to 22 and advanced to play No. 2 Armstrong Atlantic State (26-1) in the semifinals in a rematch of the 2012 finals.
West Florida cruises into NCAA quarterfinals
West Florida eased past the NCAA Division II Tennis Championships Round of 16 in a 5-0 win on Wednesday against Bluefield State.
SURPRISE, Ariz. — West Florida eased past the NCAA Division II Tennis Championships Round of 16 in a 5-0 win on Wednesday against Bluefield State.
UWF advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday against UC San Diego at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex.
West Florida downs Saint Leo in regionals
SAINT LEO, Fla. – After dominating Gulf South Conference opponents en route to four consecutive 5-0 victories, No. 3-seed West Florida went up against No. 2-seed Saint Leo from the Sunshine State Conference in the NCAA South Region Final with a chance to advance to the NCAA championships on the line.
West Florida moves on to Round of 16, beats Lynn
PENSACOLA, Fla. – With the score tied 4-4 and a trip to the Round of 16 on the line, Elio Latela clinched an Argonaut victory by winning his second singles set in a tiebreaker in front of more than 200 fans Sunday at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.
West Florida sweeps Florida Southern 5-0
PENSACOLA, Fla. — West Florida cruised past Florida Southern 5-0 to advance to the NCAA South 2 Regional final for the third consecutive season Saturday at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.
The Argonauts (24-1) swept the Moccasins (14-10) in doubles before winning at No. 2 and 3 singles to clinch their 31st consecutive home victory against Division II opponents. UWF is now on a 19-match win streak and will play the winner of No. 3 seed Lynn and No. 6 West Alabama Sunday.