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FAU junior wide receiver John Mitchell (85) caught the ball mid air as a Charlotte defensive player tackled him to the ground. Photo by: Pierce Herrmann

3 takeaways from FAU’s season finale against the Charlotte 49ers

November 26, 2018

The Owls’ loss kept them from reaching bowl eligibility.

FAU's chase to repeat last season's dominance begins Sept. 1 at Oklahoma. Photo courtesy of FAU Media Relations

How does FAU stack up to its 2018 competition?

August 21, 2018

What to look out for in each week of the Owls’ football season.

FAU head baseball coach John McCormack talks to his players during their 2017 series against Charlotte. Ryan Lynch | Editor-in-Chief

Baseball: Owls get second straight Conference USA series sweep following Charlotte 49ers

April 8, 2018

The Owls have won seven straight games, tying their season high.

Gallery: FAU Men's Basketball Versus Charlotte 49ers

Gallery: FAU Men’s Basketball Versus Charlotte 49ers

January 19, 2018

FAU played against Charlotte 49ers on Thursday night at FAU Arena.

FAU Men’s basketball head coach Michael Curry yells at the referee for a call he disagreed with during the first half against MTSU on Jan. 6. Alexander Rodriguez | Senior Photographer

Men’s Basketball: FAU wins against Charlotte for third year in a row 75-64

January 19, 2018

FAU men’s basketball returned to the Burrow coming from back to back away wins to get its first home win in 2018, 75-64 against the Charlotte 49ers Thursday.

FAU redshirt junior quarterback Jason Driskel (16) passes the football off to sophomore running back Devin Singletary (5) during the Owls 39-20 win over Middle Tennessee State on Oct. 7. Joshua Giron | Contributing Photographer

Football: Owls defeat Charlotte 31-12 to finish Conference USA play undefeated

November 25, 2017

The Owls are just the eighth team in Conference USA history to finish conference play undefeated.

FAU guard Jackson Trapp dribbles past two Old Dominion defenders during the Owls' 78-66 loss against the Monarchs on Jan. 28. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Men’s Basketball: FAU holds on late with balanced scoring to beat Charlotte

January 31, 2016

Despite seeing Florida Atlantic’s 11-point halftime lead reduced to four with about a minute remaining, junior guard Adonis Filer made six consecutive free throws to ice the game and give the Owls an 82-77 win. FAU (6-16, 4-5 Conference USA) had five players score double digits. Filer led the the way with 18 points and seven rebounds. The Owls held Charlotte (7-14, 4-5 Conference USA) to 49 percent shooting and forced the 49ers into 17 turnovers, which led to 21 points for FAU.

The FAU women's basketball team prepares to take the court before their game on Dec. 29 versus Bethune-Cookman. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Women’s Basketball: Kat Wright’s 33 points not enough to overcome slow start

January 31, 2016

Two days following its worst shooting game of the season, Florida Atlantic women’s basketball’s offensive struggles continued in its 85-79 loss at the hands of the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday night. FAU (11-9, 3-6 Conference USA) missed its first nine shots from the floor to start the game, allowing Charlotte to jump out to an early 8-0 lead. The 49ers would hold onto that lead for the rest of regulation. Junior Kat Wright was the Owls’ lone bright spot on the night, as she exploded for a career-high 33 points thanks to making 11-of-19 3-pointers, setting a new school and Conference USA record for the most 3-pointers made in a single game.

Fairfield defender August Hastings(18) is slide-tackled by Owls freshman forward Oscar Salas (22) during the first half of the Owls 2-1 loss to the Stags on Sept. 6. Photo by Ryan Lynch| Sports Editor

Men’s Soccer: Owls tie FGCU, drop game to Charlotte this week

October 17, 2015

Men’s soccer battled Florida Gulf Coast University in a scoreless draw, while falling to Charlotte this week. With the week’s...

Florida Atlantic players high-five fans as they make their way on to the field at the start of their game against the Buffalo Bulls on Sept. 19. The Owls earned their first win of the season this Saturday, beating the Charlotte 49ers 17-7. Brandon Harrington| Photo Editor

Football: Owls defense shines in 17-7 win against Charlotte

September 27, 2015

A rainstorm didn’t make it easy for Florida Atlantic to hold onto the football Saturday night, as the team began conference play against the Charlotte 49ers in Charlotte, North Carolina. With help from its defense, the Owls beat Charlotte 17-7, securing their first win of the season.

Sophomore wide receiver Henry Bussey stiff-arms a Buffalo defender during last Saturday's 33-15 loss. Brandon Harrington|Photo Editor

Football Preview: against Charlotte

September 23, 2015

After three straight losses to start the season, Florida Atlantic (0-3) sits in a precarious position heading into conference...