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JU Baseball Brings the Broom to Samford

March 2, 2011

The Jacksonville University Baseball Team opened up their home schedule with a dominating performance against Samford University. The Dolphins swept the series 4-0, from Feb...

Womens Lacrosse Loses to UF, Beats Pioneers

The Navigator

February 22, 2011

Jacksonville University Women’s Lacrosse suffered a discouraging defeat by #17 ranked University of Florida 19-8 in their second home game of the season, a notable game that served to improve them significantly. Consequently they came back by putting double figures up in their next game to win over the Denver Pioneers 10-7. Head Coach Mindy McCord’s plan was to keep runni...

Jacksonville Mens Basketball Win Again, and Again

The Navigator

February 22, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team extended their win streak to three after clutch play down the stretch against Mercer Sunday, Feb. 20. The streak began after annihilating Kennesaw State 75-60. Ayron Hardy led the scoring this game with 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Contribution came in variety as three dolphins scored in double figures, giving...

Mens Lacrosse Falls in Season Opener against #15 Georgetown

Kyle Nanton

February 22, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Lacrosse team played in one of the biggest sporting spectacles in the school’s history on Sunday, Feb. 20. The Moe’s Southwest Grille Sunshine Classic, held at Everbank Field, matched up JU vs. Georgetown University at Noon. Then a rematch of the 2010 National Championship game was played at 3 p.m. between Duke University and Notre Dame...

Womens Golf Opens Up in JU Classic

Kyle Nanton

February 22, 2011

The Jacksonville University Women’s Golf team opened up their spring campaign Sunday, Feb. 6, at the JU classic. The team took little time to jump on the competition as they tied a tournament record in the first round of play. Senior Kristen Boettcher led the Dolphins carding the third-best round in the tourney’s history shooting an even par 72. By the end of the first round JU sported three golfers in the top five of t...

Womens Basketball Senior Day Victory

Kyle Nanton

February 22, 2011

The Jacksonville University Women’s basketball team took the saying “home court advantage” and made it a reality last weekend. On Friday, Feb. 18, the Lady Fins started a two-game home stand against Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Kennesaw State University. The dolphins exploded out of the gate, going on a 23-2 run in the first seven minutes of the game. The early...

Former Legendary JU Athlete Dies

The Navigator

February 16, 2011

Legendary basketball and baseball star for Jacksonville University, Roger Strickland, died Feb. 2 at the age of 70. Strickland, aka “The Rifle”, was a Jacksonville native from Bishop Kenny High School. From there he began his legacy at JU that led him to set the bar for all athletes. He was selected into the NBA and MLB drafts after becoming the university’s first All-American...

Men’s Golf Places 11th at SunTrust Gator Invitational

Kyle Nanton

February 16, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Golf team had a busy weekend, as they competed at the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Mark Bostick Golf Course. On the first day of action, Saturday Feb. 12, the dolphins shot a 30-over par, and an overall 310 in the opening round. They quickly cleaned up their act in the second round by shooting 21-over par, and a 301. The fins were led...

Women’s Basketball

Kyle Nanton

February 16, 2011

After a well-needed four game home stand the Jacksonville University Women’s Basketball team was back on the road. Saturday, Feb. 12, the lady fins faced Atlantic Sun Conference opponent University of South Carolina Upstate. In the game JU had their hands full trying to stop Spartans’ player Chelsea McMillan who had a game high 22 points and 10 rebounds. The Dolphins’...

Men’s Basketball Beat USC

The Navigator

February 16, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball Team recovered from the East Tennessee State game to defeat USC Upstate at the Hodge Center in Atlantic Sun Conference competition. Senior Ayron Hardy led the Dolphins with his performance by posting up 15 points, seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block. Russell Powell’s efforts gave JU a boost as well by putt...

JU Softball Opening Weekend

February 16, 2011

The sounds of dugout chants, and aluminum bats were back in the valley this past weekend at Jacksonville University. The JU Softball team played four games in two days on Feb. 11...

Women’s Track Overview

The Navigator

February 8, 2011

The Jacksonville University Women’s Track takes off in hopes for another standout season after previously winning the conference last year. When championships are won, the expectation level always increases and so far the athletes are showing no sign of disappointment with having two athletes top their event in the season opener. The JU Women’s Track team has the expecta...

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