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October 26, 2015

On October 17 the Jacksonville University Dolphins went up against Florida Gulf Coast University at home in the Swisher Gymnasium and fell just short to t...

Dolphins secure weekend sweep

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

Straight Set Victory in Conference Opener The Jacksonville Dolphins' women’s volleyball team opened their conference play by defeating Kennesaw State in straight sets for their first conference win of the season. The Dolphins' energy level was on full display in the first set, as they led the set for its entirety. Although the Dolphins wouldn’t relinquish the lead, the Ow...

Volleyball End Losing Streak

Sara Wicks, Sports Editor

September 29, 2015

Day One The JU volleyball team lost all three sets of their Friday night match against the College of Charleston who hosted the weekend challenge. The Cougars came out strong in the first set, taking and early 15-3 lead. The Dolphins battled but their comeback effort fell short and the Cougars won the first set 25-13. The second set proved to be much more of a competition, but the...

Dolphins Dominate

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

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...

Road Woes Continue

Ja'Mesha Richard, Guest Writer

October 14, 2014

The 9-7 Jacksonville Dolphins, who began their road trip on Friday Oct. 3 against the 9-6 Hatters of Stetson University, fell short of the victory by one set, ending the match in a 3-2 loss. The Dolphins wrapped up their weekend road trip losing for a second straight night on Saturday Oct. 4, in disappointing fashion 3-1. Junior Emily Laskelle provided a season high in...

JU Athletics Weekly Wrap-Up


September 11, 2013

Womens’ Golf vs UNF On Sept. 3, the Jacksonville University women’s golf team played 18 holes against in-town rival the University of North Florida at the Tournament Player's Championship Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. JU marked up a 3-3 tie against North Florida in the couples tournament and stroked up a 6-5 lead later in the singles. Teeing off in the mo...

JU Surges Past Mercer After Tough Loss


October 10, 2012

The Jacksonville University' women's Volleyball team got back on the winning path after a five set victory (17-25, 25-23, 25-20, 18-25, 15-8) over Mercer in the Swisher gym Saturday. JU (4-16, 2-5), coming off a five set loss to Kennesaw St, got big time efforts from freshman Sammie Strausbaugh and junior Kendall Courtney. Strausbaugh had 14 kills and 19 digs and Courtney...

JU Volleyball Falls to Rival UNF


October 2, 2012

The Jacksonville University Volleyball team played host to cross-town rival North Florida Friday in a 3-1 loss. The Dolphins (3-14, 1-3) kept each set close but only managed to grab one victory, being outscored 25-22, 26-24 and 25-20 in their three losses. The Ospreys (9-7, 1-3) were lead by Carolyn Jenkins and Paige Pridgeon who each had 13 kills. Not only did the Ospreys ...

Volleyball Salvages One Win in Active Ankle Challenge


September 11, 2012

The Jacksonville University Dolphin's Volleyball team (0-7) headed to Gainesville Friday and Saturday for the Active Ankle Challenge. They opened with a match against the 15th ranked Florida Gators (4-2). Despite a strong start, JU couldn't keep the momentum and fell 3-0 to UF. JU hit .206 in the first set but UF hit better than .400 in the final two sets behind their home ...

Sand Volleyball Get Spiked, Rebounds

April 10, 2012

Jacksonville University's Sand Volleyball team opened their biggest and busiest week of the season by hosting the University of Hawaii Rainbows. The Dolphins would fall to Hawaii ...

Sand Volleyball


March 13, 2012

The Jacksonville University Women’s Sand Volleyball team took to the court March 9 for their inaugural match against the University of North Florida. Back in the spring of 2011, JU approved Sand Volleyball as a varsity sport. Later that year, they were added to the Atlantic Sun Conference for the upcoming season. Friday, all the hard work came full circle as the sand volleyball team ...

Michelle Collier New Head Volleyball Coach

January 25, 2012

The JU Athletics department announced Monday that former University of South Florida assistant coach Michelle Collier has been named the new head coach of the volleyball team. Co...

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