Miami Hurricanes News: Bats lose, June official visits set, Omier returning

Mar 26, 2023; Kansas City, MO, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 26, 2023; Kansas City, MO, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami Hurricanes baseball team lost the first of its critical three-game series versus Duke on Thursday night. Gaby Urritia of Inside the U posted on Thursday afternoon about numerous 2024 Miami prospects who tweeted the dates of their official visits next month. Norchad Omier announced he is returning next season.

After leading 3-1 after five innings the Miami Hurricanes baseball team allowed single runs in each of the last four frames losing 5-3 to Duke. The Blue Devils move into second place in the ACC Coastal at 16-11 over the 16-12 Hurricanes. Virginia leads the Coastal with a 17-11 record with two games remaining.

If Virginia wins on Friday Miami will be eliminated from winning the Coastal and securing the second seed in the ACC Tournament next week. Virginia swept Miami this season to earn the tiebreaker. Duke and Miami will play at 7 PM on Friday night and 1 PM on Saturday in the series and regular-season finale.

Urrutia posted tweets from 15-20 Miami prospects on Thursday who stated when their official visits will be in June. One of the biggest names on the list is five-star defensive tackle, Justin Scott. Scott will be in Coral Gables June 16-18. June was a critical month for Miami in 2022 securing commitments that were eventually signed.

The return of Omier is huge for Miami in 2023. Miami is awaiting a decision from Nijel Pack. With or without Pack, Miami will still have a projected starting lineup of Florida State transfer Matthew Cleveland, Omier, Wooga Poplar and Bensley Joseph. Miami has a foundation to contend for another ACC Championship.

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Andrew Graham of On3 wrote that the rumors about Tyler Van Dyke potentially transferring to Alabama were true. Gary Ferman of CaneSport told J.D. Pikiell of On3 that Van Dyke was able to use the interest from Alabama as leverage to improve his NIL deal. Van Dyke’s return is critical for Miami to succeed in 2023.