FAU to increase athletes’ stipends starting next year

FAU to increase athletes’ stipends starting next year

Josh Talero, Contributing Writer
January 28, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic University’s athletic department is hoping to deepen the pockets of its scholarship athletes this upcoming year. FAU has announced plans to give more to its athletes by including a new cost of living stipend within... Read more »

FAU wins third Conference USA game of the year against rival FIU, 77-63

FAU wins third Conference USA game of the year against rival FIU, 77-63

Josue Simplice and Ryan Lynch
January 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic (9-8, 3-3 in Conference USA) won their third conference game of the year against rival Florida International University 77-63. The Owls came out shooting well in the first half, led by sophomore guard Shaneese Bailey who had 17 points in the first half. Bailey led all scorers with... Read more »

The Second Act

The Second Act

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Two years ago, Alison Gorrell was at one of the lowest points in her basketball career.  “I had lost my passion for the game, I just wasn’t having fun playing anymore,” said Gorrell. Today, she’s having a career year for the... Read more »

Gallery: FAU’s Mens basketball victory over Marshall

Gallery:  FAU’s Mens basketball victory over Marshall

Mohammed F Emran, Max Jackson, and Ryan Murphy
January 18, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Galleries, Top Stories

  FAU Basketball won its first conference game over Marshall today. Story here.   ... Read more »

FAU erases early deficit, beats Marshall 76-62

FAU erases early deficit, beats Marshall 76-62

Ryan Lynch, Contributing Writer
January 17, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Florida Atlantic Owls (8-8, 1-4 in Conference USA) beat the University of Marshall Thundering Herd 76-62, after trailing for much of the game. The Owls’ shooting hurt their offensive progress early. In the first nine minutes of... Read more »

Gallery: FAU’s Overtime loss against WKU

Gallery:  FAU’s Overtime loss against WKU

Max Jackson and Tim Murphy
January 16, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Galleries

AU lost to Western Kentucky in a close overtime game this evening. Story here.   ... Read more »

FAU suffers heartbreaking loss to Western Kentucky 88-85

FAU suffers heartbreaking loss to Western Kentucky 88-85

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 16, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

For most of the game tonight, the Florida Atlantic University Owls (7-8, 0-4 in Conference USA) and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers matched up evenly and after one half of physical play the game was tied at 31. Both teams struggled to find their shot in the first half.... Read more »

Gallery: FAU Women’s Basketball loses to MTSU

Gallery:  FAU Women’s Basketball loses to MTSU

Max Jackson, Photo Editor
January 11, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Galleries, Top Stories

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Middle Tennessee State University size too much for FAU, Owls lose 82-58

Middle Tennessee State University size too much for FAU, Owls lose 82-58

Josue Simplice , Sports Editor
January 10, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic University (7-7, 0-3 in Conference USA) could not earn their first conference win of the year against Middle Tennessee State University, losing 82-58. The game started off evenly with sophomore guard Marquan Botley leading the way for the Owls with eight points and two assists. The... Read more »

Shaneese Bailey’s 27 not enough as Owls lose 101-69 to MTSU

Shaneese Bailey’s 27 not enough as Owls lose 101-69 to MTSU

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 10, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic University (8-6, 2-1 in Conference USA) could not earn their third conference win against Middle Tennessee State, losing 101-69. The Owls started off the game well with sophomore guard Shaneese Bailey carrying the load,... Read more »

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 10, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

While the Schmidt Family Foundation has been generous to FAU in the past, their newest gift to the school pales in comparison to their usual philanthropic ways. The $16-million gift to build the 185,000-square-foot Schmidt Family Complex... Read more »

Missed Money

Missed Money

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 9, 2015
Filed under Football, News, Sports, Top Stories

A $500,000 contract signed in December 2013 made head football coach Charlie Partridge the highest-paid Florida Atlantic University employee. Partridge should be feeling rich, but because of a dismal 3-9 season, he might be feeling worse than most men who make six-figure salaries. FAU football was... Read more »