11th Hour: Week of 10/26

Giving you what you missed and what’s coming up this week in Owl Athletics.


Brandon Harrington

Jason Driskel runs for a first down during the third quarter of FAU’s 33-17 loss to Marshall on Oct. 17. The Owls lost to UTEP last Saturday by a score of 27-17. Photo by Brandon Harrington|Photo Editor

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor

Scores from this week:

Football (1-6, 1-3 C-USA):
Saturday Oct. 24 vs. UTEP, (L, 27-17)
Game recap here

Women’s Soccer (12-7, 6-3 C-USA):
Friday Oct. 23 vs. UAB, (W,4-0)
Sunday Oct. 25 at Florida International, (W, 2-0)
Game recap here

Men’s Soccer (1-11-2, 1-6 C-USA):
Monday Oct. 19 vs. Marshall, (W, 1-0 in OT)
Saturday Oct. 24 at UAB, (L, 3-0)

Indoor Volleyball (15-8, 7-4 C-USA):
Wednesday Oct. 21 vs. Southern Mississippi, (W, 3-1)
Friday Oct. 23 vs. Florida International, (L, 3-1)
Sunday Oct. 25 at #23 Western Kentucky, (L, 3-0)

Reflections and Notes:


Volleyball broke a six-game winning streak with two straight losses over the weekend. The winning streak was their longest of the year.

Men’s Soccer:

Men’s soccer broke a 20-game winless streak with their overtime win versus Marshall last Monday. Their last win also came against Marshall on Oct.4, 2014.

Women’s Soccer:

Claire Emslie tied Kelly McGrath’s regular season scoring record with her 28th goal Sunday versus FIU. The senior midfielder had two goals during the weekend.

With their sweep of the weekend’s games, the Owls are currently on a six-game winning streak. The streak is the most Conference USA games won in a row in program history.

Geovana Alves scored twice during Friday’s game versus UAB, which extended her lead as the team’s leading scorer.

Junior punter Dalton Schomp set a new program record Saturday night with a 76-yard punt, his longest ever.

Softball finishes its fall season with games on Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday’s game will bring Broward College to the FAU softball stadium at 6 p.m., while Thursday’s tilt will take the Owls to Miami for a doubleheader starting at 6 p.m.

Upcoming Games:

Saturday Oct. 31 vs. FIU, 3:30 p.m.
TV: American Sports Network
Radio: ESPN West Palm 106.3

Women’s Soccer:
Thursday Oct. 29 at Western Kentucky, 8 p.m.

Men’s Soccer:
Wednesday Oct. 28 vs. UNF, 6 p.m.

Indoor Volleyball:
Friday Oct. 30 vs. UTSA, 7 p.m.

Women’s Golf:
38th Annual Pat Bradley Invitational (Lakewood Ranch, FL), Oct. 26-27

Men’s Golf:
Homewood/Hilton Garden Airport & FGCU Classic (Estero, FL), Oct. 26-27

Swimming and Diving:
Saturday Oct. 30 vs. Princeton 10 a.m.

Cross Country:
Saturday Oct. 31 Conference USA Cross Country Championship (Bowling Green, KY), 9 a.m.

Quote of the week:

“I didn’t really feel too sad about playing on this field for the last time because I was concentrating on the game. But I had a lot of good memories on this field, so I am definitely going to miss it.”

Senior midfielder Claire Emslie on playing her last home game as an Owl last Friday. Emslie had a goal and an assist during the night.

Ryan Lynch is the sports editor of the University Press. For tips regarding this or other articles, he can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter.