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Artis Gilmore Selected For Basketball Hall of Fame

April 13, 2011

The most storied athlete in Jacksonville University history, Artis Gilmore, has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Gilmore’s...

Baseball Knocks Mercer Out of the Park

Kyle Nanton

April 13, 2011

The Jacksonville University baseball team (20-12, 10-5 A-sun) found themselves on the good side of three extremely close victories this past weekend in Macon, Georgia. Friday, April 8 the first game between JU and Atlantic Sun opponent Mercer University (22-13, 8-9 A-sun) was played. The contest started very slow for the Fins, as they found themselves down 6-1, four inning...

Softball Defeat Gives Rise to Victory

The Navigator

April 13, 2011

The Jacksonville University Softball team dropped its first doubleheader of the season against Lipscomb University and then battled back as they won their next one against Belmont this past weekend. In the first game Friday, April 8, Lipscomb hit two clutch home runs to defeat the Dolphins in Atlantic Sun Conference play. The game ended their 10-game winning streak and gave...

JU Football Inks Head Coaches Son

The Navigator

April 13, 2011

The Jacksonville University Head Football Coach, Kerwin Bell, signed his son Kade Bell, a quarterback, from Fleming Island High School. Coach Kerwin Bell is most popular with Gator fans as he was the star quarterback there during 1984 and 1985, which were thought as the school’s most successful years in football pre-Tebow era. In the 1988 NFL Draft he was drafted by the...

Women’s Lacrosse Remains Undefeated in NLC

April 7, 2011

The Jacksonville University Women’s Lacrosse team surged w ith 12 second-half points to win 18-10 in National Lacrosse Conference play over Longwood las...

Men’s Lacrosse Winning Streak Comes to an End

The Navigator

April 7, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Lacrosse undefeated streak in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play ended against Manhattan College Saturday, April 2. The story of the game circled around one man in front of the net and his stellar play. Manhattan goalie, Rich Akapnitis was on top of every shot JU attempted as he posted an outstanding 16 saves, which led the Dolphins to th...

Back-to-Back Wins for Softball at A-Sun

The Navigator

April 7, 2011

The Jacksonville University Softball team swept Atlantic Sun Conference opponents USC Upstate and East Tennessee State University this past week. This resulted in sophomore pitcher Olivia Kline winning the honors of A-Sun Pitcher of the Week. In the cold ETSU game, the Dolphins overcame the odds and won 4-1 in the first game and 9-0 in the second game completing a dominat...

JU Takes Two of Three in Tennessee

Kyle Nanton

April 7, 2011

Jacksonville University baseball team hit the road this weekend to Tennessee where they faced Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Belmont University. In the first game of the series on Friday, April 2, JU jumped out to a 5-0 lead, and held on tight. Senior Steve Eagerton logged his sixth straight win, and fellow senior Esterlin Perozo’s bat provided three RBI for JU.  The ...

Men and Women’s Golf in Action

Kyle Nanton

April 7, 2011

The Men’s golf team showcased their talents this past weekend at the Linger Longer Invitational at Reynolds Plantation. In the first round of match play on Sunday, March 27, JU struggled posting a 21-over par and shooting an overall 309. This was due to a weak finish to the day, and caused them to be tied for 12th by the end of the first round. The Great Waters Course...

Rowing Has a Strong Weekend at Murphy Cup

Kyle Nanton

March 30, 2011

This past weekend on Saturday March 26, the Men’s Rowing team participated at the Murphy Cup Regatta. The JU Varsity 8 squad took on a field of 20 on the Schuylkill River, and faired pretty well during the event. They received the bronze, as they took home third place and added to the already healthy trophy collection JU boasts. In the past JU has come away from this comp...

Men’s Lacrosse Drops Detroit

The Navigator

March 30, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Lacrosse team maintains their undefeated streak in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play after a win over Detroit, coming from behind Saturday, March 26 at D.B. Milne Field. Perseverance paved the way as the Dolphins were successful in their victory over Detroit.  This win now makes the Fins 2-0 in the conference and 4-5 overall. One of...

Baseball Falls to Lipscomb During Weekend Series

Kyle Nanton

March 30, 2011

After exhibiting some early season dominance, the Jacksonville University Baseball team fell victim to Lipscomb University in a weekend series from March 25-27. Both teams split the first two games with JU winning the first game and LU winning the second. In the third game on Sunday, JU gave up a lead to lose the rubber match 11-8. The Dolphins took a 6-0 lead into the f...

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