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Baseball: Owls win 7-1 on key grand slam

Andrew Ivins

August 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

It hadn't happened to Florida Atlantic baseball in over a year, but Sunday afternoon it lead to a key victory. With the regular season winding down and the Owls chasing conference leader Troy, the men in white and blue uniforms had an opportunity to close out a weekend series against the nationally ranked Trojans and make a push before the final...

Hudak emerges as a top player in first year at FAU

Jackson Wolek

August 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Alex Hudak, FAU's left fielder, is having one of his most remarkable performances in his collegiate career in his first year as an Owl. Hitting .394, he has the second-best average in the Sun Belt Conference, a conference that was ranked fifth best in the nation just a year ago. With Dan Scheffler having been out for 20 games this season — five...

The Silent, Deadly Assassin

Zack Duarte

August 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Lightning illuminates the Saturday night sky and both dugouts are left watching as the clock resets to a thirty minute countdown for play to resume. The Owls will have to wait to put the finishing touches on their victory over UALR until Sunday, as play is suspended due to the passing storm. After throwing 121 pitches in almost seven innings of work,...

Owls’ Davis and Church selected in Day 2 of 2011 MLB Draft

Zack Duarte

August 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Tuesday night marked Day 2 of the MLB Draft and FAU had two of its players selected by teams throughout the event. Starting pitcher Paul Davis was chosen by the San Francisco Giants in the 17th round and infielder Raymond Church was selected in the 26th round by the in-state Tampa Bay Rays. Davis, who had hopes of being selected in the first 15...

Wire gone wrong

August 7, 2011

Police reported that a FAU football player and his friend stole 400 pounds of copper wire from a scrap yard on Sat., June 11. ...