More than Meets the Eye: 2014 Game Predictions

More than Meets the Eye: 2014 Game Predictions

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Aug. 30 at Nebraska-- The University of Nebraska is paying FAU a handsome fee of $1 million for this early-season game, a tune-up of sorts. Since Bo Pelini is still the head coach at UN,  this game would be a Pelini v. Pelini affair if former FAU... Read more »

Gallery: FAU vs Tulsa

Gallery: FAU vs Tulsa

Kiki Baxter, Anastasia Kovtunenko, Sabrina Martinez, Max Jackson, Ryan Murphy, and Michelle Friswell
September 14, 2014
Filed under Football, Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

For the full story click here! From the tailgate:   ... Read more »

FAU Football soundly defeats Tulsa in home opener

FAU Football soundly defeats Tulsa in home opener

Rodolphe Ganthier, Contributor
September 13, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

After two blowout losses to begin the season, head football coach Charlie Partridge finally experienced what it feels like to have the better team. His Owls (1-2) defeated the University of Tulsa 50-14 in the FAU home opener on Sept. 13. A 21-yard field goal by starting kicker Greg Joseph broke the... Read more »

Gallery: FAU vs Stetson

Gallery: FAU vs Stetson

Ryan Murphy, Netanya Walton, and Anastasia Kovtunenko
September 10, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

FAU Men's Soccer tied 1-1 with Stetson on Sept. 7. Neither team could separate from the other after Stetson tied the game in the seventy first minute. Even in exhausting all twenty minutes of stoppage time, neither team could separate from the other after Stetson tied the game in the seventy first minute. Ryan... Read more »

Gallery: FAU vs Alabama

Gallery: FAU vs Alabama

Max Jackson, Kiki Baxter, Sabrina Martinez, and Tim Murphy
September 8, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the full story on FAU vs Alabama, visit here. ... Read more »

FAU held scoreless against Alabama, lose second consecutive game

FAU held scoreless against Alabama, lose second consecutive game

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
September 6, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Tuscaloosa, Ala. -- Last season, a collarbone injury held starting quarterback Jaquez Johnson out of a game versus Rice University. In his place, Greg Hankerson led the Owls to what looked like an almost inevitable win over Rice before falling apart down the stretch. His two turnovers... Read more »

Former FAU baseball player RJ Alvarez called up by Padres

Former FAU baseball player RJ Alvarez called up by Padres

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

With a simple phone call, the San Diego Padres changed the life of former FAU pitcher RJ Alvarez, calling the Royal Palm Beach native up to join Major League Baseball. Alvarez joins a Padres pitching rotation that has yet to find a viable fifth option in the bullpen. Plenty of young players get their... Read more »

FAU Volleyball wins FAU Invitational

FAU Volleyball wins FAU Invitational

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
August 31, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the second day of the FAU Invitational, the women of FAU Volleyball beat the Stetson Hatters to secure the first place trophy. Volleyball is a set of games. A game is won once a team reaches 25 points (a team must win by at least two points). Winning three games wins a match. FAU won their match... Read more »

Nebraska hangs 55 points on FAU in season opener

Nebraska hangs 55 points on FAU in season opener

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
August 30, 2014
Filed under Football, Top Stories

Lincoln, Neb. -- To bring in funding for the entire Athletics program, financially strapped schools like Florida Atlantic venture all over the country to play games and get paid for it. Bigger schools need wins, smaller schools need money. Nebraska paid $1 million for today’s matchup versus... Read more »

Gallery: FAU Men’s and Women’s Soccer Team

Gallery: FAU Men’s and Women’s Soccer Team

Sabrina Martinez, Ryan Murphy, Maxwell Jackson, and Casey White
August 25, 2014
Filed under Galleries, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

FAU Mens Soccer Exhibition Game against Nova and Barry ... Read more »

FAU Soccer defeats Barry University 3-0 in final exhibition of year, season starts this Friday

FAU Soccer defeats Barry University 3-0 in final exhibition of year, season starts this Friday

Rodolphe Ganthier, Contributor
August 24, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

On Sunday Aug. 24, Florida Atlantic’s soccer team cruised to a comfortable 3-0 win over Barry University, looking very ready for the new season coming in a week's time. The first action of the game came five minutes in, when a Barry University player lashed a thunderous left footed shot which hit... Read more »

FAU Football to play on what will now become “Schnellenberger Field”

FAU Football to play on what will now become “Schnellenberger Field”

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
August 21, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Howard Schnellenberger was the architect of the FAU football program. He raised donation funds. He convinced the school to raise its athletics’ fee to provide more money. Years ago, he stood on tables at local bars to tell students why they should use their Saturday afternoon to come see an FAU football... Read more »