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Stetson Defeated

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports

On Nov. 14, Friday evening, Jacksonville University defeated their conference rival Stetson University at home in the Swisher Gymnasium 3-1. The Dolphins' record is now 15-13 overall, and 6-7 in conference. Junior Sammie Strausbaugh recorded her 1,000th career dig this month. She is also the all-time kills leader in JU history. Freshman Olga Nushtayeva had eight total...

Tillman Remembered

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Football

Ricardo “Rico” Tillman made Jacksonville University history in the fall of 1998 during the Dolphins inaugural football season. He was the first player to catch a touchdown pass in a JU Dolphins’ uniform. He made history again on November 15, 2014 when his number was retired at halftime during the Campbell game. The only difference is that Rico wasn’t around to cele...

Soccer Season Ends

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports

Even though the soccer season is over for the men’s and women’s squads, the awards that both teams have brought home this post-season allow for the excitement to linger around a little longer. Both squads brought home all-conference honors for numerous players. Women’s The women brought home seven all conference honors starting with senior forward Kaitlyn Bass...

The Bubblicious Jaguars

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Editorial, Sports

The Jags had a much needed bye this week and I know what you’re thinking, “Finally the Jags won’t be in the headlines this week for being losers.” Wrong! Dwayne Gratz, the defensive back who was selected in the third round of last year’s draft, was arrested in Miami on two misdemeanor counts of disorderly intoxication and trespassing after attempting to pay for...

Basketball Ready for Challenge Ahead

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Basketball, Sports

From the day that Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Jasick stepped onto campus in the spring of 2014, he was primed and ready for the challenge that lie ahead of him. Jasick came to Jacksonville via the University of Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne, where he won the Hugh Durham award for coach of the year. An award that is named after JU’s very own Hugh Durham, who coached Art...

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

December 1, 2014

It was supposed to be a day of happiness for the players. One in which their hard work and dedication to the season would pay off in the form of a playoff...

Nation’s Top Golfer

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Golf, Sports

Battling the flu is hard. Battling the flu and leading your team to victory while setting school records for individual low rounds is something only the nation’s top golfer can attest to. Junior Franck Medale, who led the Dolphins to victory at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate Invitational and set school records while doing so, was also battling the flu. “After signing...

Men’s Golf Wins

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Golf, Sports

Jacksonville University’s men’s golf team came home from Morganton, N.C. with the first victory the program has had since 2010. The Dolphins claimed a 14 shot victory in the 10-team event that was held at Mimosa Hills Country Club. The men posted rounds of 278, 2 under par, and 276, 4 under par. The event was only the second of the season thus far and the men have finished...

Bortles Still Learning, Fans Still Suffering

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Football, In The Community, News, Sports

Jaguars’ fans knew that the growing pains of a rookie quarterback would be tough to watch, but they didn’t know that it was going to be this tough. Jaguars’ fans were not pleased as they watched the home team from Jacksonville lose to the Miami Dolphins 24-13 on Oct. 26. Just a week after the team’s first win of the season against the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 19,...

Dolphins Dominate

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports, Volleyball

The Jacksonville University Dolphins shut out the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on Oct. 21 in Daytona Beach, FL for their third straight victory. The 3-0 victory marked a season-high of nine straight winning sets for the Dolphins. JU took the lead early in the first set and never relinquished it to the Wildcats, winning the set 25-20. The second and third sets proved to be...

Weekend Sweep

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports

On Friday, Oct. 17, the Jacksonville University Dolphins defeated the Spartans of USC Upstate at home in the Swisher Gymnasium, claiming all three sets as theirs. The win makes the Dolphins 10-10 on the season, while the Spartans are 9-10. Freshman Olga Nushtayeva was the highlight on the defensive side, racking up five kills and two aces while Junior Sammie Strausbaugh...

Men and Women’s Soccer Re-Cap

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Soccer, Sports

Men The men’s soccer team is still having trouble finding their identity on the playing field. The Dolphins gave it their all against Stetson, who lead the Atlantic Sun Conference, but fell short in their efforts losing 1-0 to the Hatters on Oct. 24. Although the men’s team wasn’t able to pull out a victory against Stetson, they were able to pull out some positiv...

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