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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

After Loss at UAB, Knights Focus on Memphis and Homecoming

Filed under: UCF Sports — Dr. Christopher Blackwell @ 00:46

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The UCF Knights (3-4; 1-2 C-USA) suffered a shocking defeat last week to the Blazers of UAB (1-6; 1-3 C-USA) in Birmingham, Alabama in a game that was nationally broadcasted on CSS. UCF struggled defensively and offensively. Starting quarterback Jeff Godfrey proved to be ineffective during the game; but backup Blake Bortles was put in too late. Although he was able to help put up 10 points in less than 5 minutes and put the Knights in the lead, UAB’s Ty Long hit a 41-yard field goal that would seal the fate of the game and give UAB a 26-24 win over UCF. The Knights now shift their focus to Memphis, a struggling team that is 2-6 overall and 1-3 in C-USA. Kickoff for the Homecoming game is set for 4pm. The UCF College of Nursing Alumni Chapter has a full day of events planned for UCF’s Homecoming celebration. The Alumni Breakfast begins at 8:30am in the College of Nursing at University Towers (Suite 300) in Research Park. After the Breakfast, the Homecoming Parade kicks off at 11:00. The College of Nursing Homecoming Tailgate Party then starts at Noon in the Softball Lot. For more information on the UCF College of Nursing Homecoming events, contact the College of Nursing Development Officer Katie Korkosz @ (407) 823-1600. Photo courtesy¬†Orlando Sentinel.

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