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Football: Spartans defeat Owls 30-17

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU was defeated in a 30-17 loss as it traveled to Detroit  to play as the home team at Ford Field against Michigan State University on Saturday, Sept. 11. MSU got off to a 10-0 lead with a field goal and a nine-yard touchdown run by running back Le'Veon Bell in the opening minutes of the first quarter. The Owls responded by giving running back...

Respectable result

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU hosted its first home game of the 2010 season against Michigan State on Sept. 11, but the Owls had to travel 1,120 miles to Ford Field in Detroit, Mich., to do so. The Owls made the trip to Michigan to make amends to the Spartans after having initially promised them to play the game on its pending on-campus stadium in Boca Raton. Complications...

FAU’s on-campus stadium approved, set for completion in fall 2011

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

It's finally official. FAU's football team will have a stadium to call its own.   On Thursday, Sept. 16, FAU's proposed on-campus football stadium was unanimously approved by the Florida Board of Governors, which oversees all of Florida's 11 public universities. The decision will now allow FAU to finance part of the construction for the 30,000-seat...

FAU preparing to host its annual football pep rally before home opener

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

On Sept. 23 in front of the Alumni Center, FAU will hold its annual pep rally to celebrate the home opener for the Owls football team. This year's rally, which comes two days before the Owls' game against North Texas, holds a special meaning, as it marks the start of the team's final four games at Lockhart Stadium. On Sept. 16, Florida's Board...

Fall Fun, part II

Alyssa Cutter

August 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

SPORTS With the first half of fall intramurals underway, the Rec Center is now gearing up for some tournament fun and the next big sport of the fall season: indoor soccer. Last year, 61 teams signed up for indoor soccer, the third largest intramural sport after flag football (71 teams) and three-on-three basketball (70 teams). Three-on-three basketball...

Football: North Texas defeats FAU for first time ever

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU struggled in a 21-17 loss against the University of North Texas on Saturday, Sept. 25,at Lockhart Stadium. The game, which was the first Sun Belt Conference match for both teams, marked the first time North Texas had beaten FAU in team history. FAU (1-2, 0-1) got things started with a one-yard touchdown run by running back Alfred Morris after...

Owls enigmatic in loss to Mean Green

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Fort Lauderdale, FL — FAU must have been twiddling its thumbs during its first bye week of the season. The performance put forth against North Texas was not one of a team that had two weeks to prepare. The Owls dropped their second consecutive game of the season, losing to North Texas 21-17 at Lockhart Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 25. The defeat...

Football: Bulls trample Owls, 31-3

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU took a beating as it fell to University of South Florida 31-3 on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. USF (3-1) gained a two-touchdown head start in the first quarter as the Bulls took advantage of FAU's (1-3, 0-1) mistakes. The first came from a five-yard touchdown run from running back Moise Plancher after USF capitalized...

Bull-ied

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Tampa Bay, Fla. — Just when you thought a first-ever loss to North Texas was embarrassing, FAU followed that up by getting pummeled by USF in a defeat that Owls players will want to quickly erase from their memories. FAU dropped to 1-3 on the season on Oct. 2, losing 31-3 to the Bulls at Raymond James Stadium. The defeat, which was the Owls' most...

Football: ULM slips past FAU, 20-17

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU fell short in a 20-17 Sun Belt Conference loss to University of Louisiana at Monroe on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Malone Stadium in Monroe, La. On its first drive, FAU (1-4, 0-2) drove down the field, but ULM linebackerTheo Smith cut the Owls' drive short as he intercepted quarterback Jeff Van Camp's pass at the one-yard line. Late in the first...

Tough times

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Monroe, La. — Nearly an hour after FAU's game against ULM, head coach Howard Schnellenberger leaned against a barricade near the field at an empty Malone Stadium talking on a cell phone. It didn't matter who he was talking to. The message he was likely relaying was that FAU lost — again. The Owls (1-4, 0-2) dropped their fourth consecutive...

Owls defeated by Red Wolves 37-16

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

FAU (1-5, 0-3) fell for the fifth consecutive time this season as it lost to Arkansas State University (3-5, 3-2) at ASU Stadium in Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday, Oct. 23. The game ended 37-16.   FAU defensive lineman Dino Cox got his first career interception, but ASU was the first to strike with a 24-yard field goal by kicker Bobby Zalud...