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11th Hour: Week of 8/31

11th Hour: Week of 8/31

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 31, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Scores from this week   Men’s Soccer (0-1):   Friday at UCF (L, 5-0)   Recap here by Zakaria Sadik   Women’s Soccer (3-1)   Friday at Sam Houston State (W, 2-0) Sunday at #4 Texas A&M (L, 2-0)   Recap here by Ryan Lynch   I... Read more »

Women’s Soccer: Owls split second weekend series

Women’s Soccer: Owls split second weekend series

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 30, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Women’s soccer split their second weekend series of the year. The Owls beat Sam Houston State 2-0 on Friday, while falling to number four-ranked Texas A&M 2-0 on Sunday. The Owls now  have their best start to a season since 2003, when they were also 3-1. Here’s a rundown of this weekend... Read more »

Gallery: Volleyball wins four straight at home during weekend

Gallery: Volleyball wins four straight at home during weekend

Max Jackson, Ryan Lynch, and Mohammed F Emran
August 30, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

olleyball kicked off the 2015 season at home, hosting the FAU Invitational tournament and taking the title after beating Bethune-Cookman University, Binghamton and Georgia Southern University. The Owls did not lose a single set in the tourney, and start the season undefeated for the first time since 2010. Th... Read more »

Men’s Soccer: Owls Fall to UCF 5-0 in Season Opener

Men’s Soccer: Owls Fall to UCF 5-0 in Season Opener

Zakaria Sadik, Contributing Writer
August 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic men’s soccer opened its season tonight in Orlando with a 5-0 loss to the University of Central Florida. The Knights led wire-to-wire in the game, never giving up their initial lead. Originally scheduled for 7 p.m., the game was delayed due to rain and eventually commenced at 7:4... Read more »

Football: 2015 Game Predictions

Football: 2015 Game Predictions

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 26, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated the Shula Bowl would be played for the first time at FAU Stadium.  In reality, the Shula Bowl has been played at the stadium twice before, making this year's game the third iteration of the series. fter a debut season filled with hope but ending... Read more »

Women’s Soccer: Geovana Alves, Taylor Townsend lead way in weekend sweep

Women’s Soccer: Geovana Alves, Taylor Townsend lead way in weekend sweep

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 23, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

he women’s soccer took their first two games of the season for the first time in five years, beating both Stetson University and the University of North Florida on Friday and Sunday, respectively. Junior forward Geovana Alves led the team with two goals in the first two games. Preseason All-Conference USA choice... Read more »

Football: Partridge highlights depth at Media Day

Football: Partridge highlights depth at Media Day
Charlie Partridge, Media Day 2015

Head coach Charlie Partridge speaks to the media about his team. This is his second year at the helm of the football program. Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University Football

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Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 16, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

fter two weeks of camp, head football coach Charlie Partridge told attendees of Florida Atlantic football’s media day that the amount of talent at some positions is causing competition to continue into the season. “We’re continuing to build the depth chart,” Partridge said. “Our depth chart is not set,... Read more »

Column: O’Bannon verdict and Owls Athletes

Column: O’Bannon verdict and Owls Athletes

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
August 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

$989 million. That total dollar amount represents the amount of revenue that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) raised in its most recent fiscal year, primarily from selling merchandise and television rights for their sporting events and competition. That’s enough earnings to place i... Read more »

Women’s Basketball to play three tournaments in 2015-16 schedule

Women’s Basketball to play three tournaments in 2015-16 schedule

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
July 28, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

he Florida Atlantic Women’s Basketball team has released its schedule for the 2015-2016 season. Notable matchups include a tilt between conference champion Western Kentucky University as well as three regular season tournaments, the most for the program in 10 years (They played five in 2006-2007). This ... Read more »

Former basketball player Justin Raffington signs professional contract

Former basketball player Justin Raffington signs professional contract

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
July 28, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

ustin Raffington became the first Owl under head coach Michael Curry to sign a professional contract, signing with the Gladiators Trier of the German ProA league on Monday. Announced via Curry’s Twitter account, the signing will bring Raffington back to his native Germany. The six-foot-nine inch center/forward played two seasons at FAU, after transferring from ... Read more »

Volleyball: 2015-16 Season Preview

Volleyball: 2015-16 Season Preview

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
July 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

fter going 18-12 and making the Conference-USA tournament for the second year in a row last season, Florida Atlantic’s volleyball program is on the cusp of another winning campaign under fourth-year head coach Fernanda Nelson. The team returns much of its talent from last year, graduating only two senio... Read more »

Men’s Basketball releases 2015-16 schedule

Men’s Basketball releases 2015-16 schedule

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor
July 20, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

lorida Atlantic men’s basketball head coach Michael Curry released the team’s 2015-16 schedule in a tweet today. The program starts its season on Nov. 13 against Michigan State. The Spartans reached the NCAA Final four last year, where they lost to eventual champion Duke. Curry’s team faced Elon Un... Read more »