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Baseball: FAU falls to Seton Hall 11-4

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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FAU (10-5) lost its second straight game after falling 11-4 to Seton Hall University (4-7) on Thursday, March 10, in Boca Raton. The Pirates got the jump on the Owls early as they scored eight runs in the top of the third inning. It started with RBIs from second baseman Mike Genovese, right fielder Will Walsh and shortstop A.J. Rusbarsky. With...

Baseball: Seton Hall upsets FAU 8-4 in extra innings

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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After 10 innings of play, FAU (10-6) fell to Seton Hall University (5-7) by a score of 8-4 on Friday, March 11, in Boca Raton. The lead changed hands several times over the course of the game, but it was Seton Hall that once again got on the board first as they scored a run in the top of the first. FAU answered back early as it scored a run on...

Baseball: Owls beat Pirates 4-1 and avoid sweep

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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FAU (11-6) avoided getting swept by Seton Hall University (5-8) in game 3 with a 4-1 victory on Saturday, March 12, in Boca Raton. The game remained scoreless until the bottom of the fourth, when the Owls scored their first run as catcher Mike Albaladejo crossed home plate on a double play at first and second bases. Later, in the bottom of the...

What to Make of FAU’s Basketball Season

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

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t wasn't supposed to end like this Not so early, not like this, not now. Perhaps it could be expected of another team, but the most successful FAU basketball team of all time and the No. 1 seed in the Sun Belt Conference tournament? Except, it did happen. Again. For the second straight year, FAU bowed out of the Sun Belt Conference tournament...

Baseball: Hurricanes storm Owls 7-3

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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FAU played its first official road game of the season against University of Miami as it lost 7-3 on Tuesday, March 15, in Coral Gables. The Hurricanes took an early 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first as left fielder Zeke DeVoss, designated hitter Rony Rodriguez, right fielder Chantz Mack and first baseman Harold Martinez all scored runs. The...

Basketball: Owls’ season ends with 85-62 loss to Miami

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

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FAU ended its basketball season in much the same predicament that placed it in the consolation prize NIT tournament — by losing in double digits. The Owls' season ended after an 85-62 loss to a much bigger, both in size and weight, Miami Hurricanes team. The Owls struggled much of the night to deal with UM's center, Reggie Johnson, who grabbed...

Baseball: FAU falls to FIU 9-7

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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FAU played its first Sun Belt Conference game of the season losing to Florida International University 9-7 on Friday, March 18, in Boca Raton. The Panthers took the early lead as they scored two runs in the top of the first, but the Owls quickly answered as they got on board with four runs in the bottom of the inning. It started with a two-run RBI...

Getting a kick of freedom

Philicia Douglas

August 30, 2011

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Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) is a pro league with a total of six teams across the country, and this April, FAU will become the home base for one of them. Magic Jack's Washington Freedom will be playing most of this season's home games at FAU Soccer Stadium.The team's new owner Daniel Borislow recently purchased the Washington Freedom, but ran...

Baseball: Owls tie series with Panthers 4-2

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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After coming off a close loss on Friday night, FAU (12-8, 1-1) managed to even its weekend series against Florida International University (13-7, 1-1) after winning game 2, 4-2. FAU starting pitcher Paul Davis (4-0) pitched a complete game, allowing only seven hits, two runs, one walk and seven strikeouts. All of the runs scored for the Owls came...

Baseball: Owls beat Panthers by mercy rule 13-3

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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FAU (13-8, 2-1) came out on top of its Sun Belt Conference weekend series against Florida International University (13-8, 1-2) as it won game 3 13-3 on Sunday, March 20, in Boca Raton. The Owls managed to end the game an inning early by having a 10-run lead over the Panthers in accordance with the Sun Belt Conference's 10-run mercy rule. "They...

Baseball: Owls top Blue Raiders 12-4

Kadeem Granston

August 30, 2011

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Florida Atlantic University (14-8, 1-0) started its weekend strong against Sun Belt Conference opponent Middle Tennessee State University (5-14, 0-1) winning 12-4 on Friday, March 25, in Boca Raton. On a beautiful Friday evening, FAU had a rough start. The Blue Raiders stormed out of the gates in the second inning with two quick scores to take a...

Baseball: Big 6th inning carries FAU to sweep over Middle Tennessee State

Andrew Ivins

August 30, 2011

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The last time the Owls met up with the Blue Raiders for a three game series on the baseball diamond, it was the only set of conference games that the team had lost all of last year. Sunday, FAU (16-8, 5-1) was able to avenge that previous fault, winning their third game of the weekend over Middle Tennessee State (5-16, 0-6) by a score of 13-2, and...