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Taryn Burke joined the UCF cheer team back in 2015 with the hopes of taking her all-star cheerleading career to the collegiate level and winning herself a national championship — something Burke had only done once before. 

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Left fielder Tyler Osik drove in six runs and junior pitcher Jordan Spicer struck out seven in five innings as the Knights competed the series sweep over the Siena Saints by a final of 10-8.

UCF baseball defeated the Siena Saints, scoring a 2-0 win in the nightcap of Saturday's double-header after defeating them 1-0 in the previous game in the afternoon.

Emilia Granstrom serves to her Troy University opponent on Sunday, Feb. 4. Granstrom won her singles matches 2-0.

Practicing with a focused coaching staff and an advanced training program with professional-level players, there's a team at UCF that has gone from humble beginnings to a budding conference contender — and it's probably not the one that might come to mind.