Gorrell's favorite thing to do outside of playing basketball is spending time with her sister Sarah, a FAU freshmen. Photo by Max Jackson | Photo Editor

The Second Act

January 23, 2015

Two years ago, Alison Gorrell was at one of the lowest points in her basketball career.  “I had lost my passion for the gam...

The location for the 185,000-square-foot Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence. Max Jackson | Photo Editor

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

January 10, 2015

While the Schmidt Family Foundation has been generous to FAU in the past, their newest gift to the school pales in comparison ...

“Come Fly With Us” – Owls Athletics Preview

Mohamed Abdihakim

August 20, 2013

FAU athletics is entering a new era. Owls football, fledgling for years in the Sun Belt Conference, moves on to more fierce competition in Conference USA. FAU’s baseball team had its best season in 2013 and will also face new hurdles in C-USA. The Owls’ basketball programs, both men’s and women’s, are not only staring at tougher schedules but they’...

FAU names Brooke Kohler head sand volleyball coach

Zack Kelberman

August 9, 2013

When the Owls volleyball team next hits the sand, they’ll have a new woman in charge. FAU Athletics has named Brooke Kohler as head coach of the sand volleyball program. Kohler will also function as an assistant coach for the indoor volleyball team, led by Head Coach and Director of volleyball Fernanda Nelson. This will be Kohler’s first major coac...

Owl Scholarship Fund offering bus trip for FAU football season opener at Miami

Zack Kelberman

August 6, 2013

In just over three weeks, FAU football will open the 2013 regular season at Sun Life Stadium for its first-ever matchup with the Miami Hurricanes. And you can literally be along for the ride. The Owl Scholarship Fund, a philanthropic organization devoted to funding and supporting FAU’s 19 athletic programs, is offering a round-trip ride in a charter bus to the game on Friday, Aug. 30. The bus, which will foll...

Former FAU quarterback Graham Wilbert arrested for DUI

Zack Kelberman

July 29, 2013

Boca Raton police arrested former Owls quarterback Graham Wilbert on Sunday morning, and charged him with driving under the influence, reported. Wilbert, a two-year FAU starter from 2011-2012, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and released shortly before 10 a.m. on Sunday. FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun confirmed the incident in a statement released by the university. "We have b...

Orlando tight end Brandon Pylar commits to FAU’s 2014 class

Zack Kelberman

July 23, 2013

Next season, the Owls must fill the shoes of senior tight end –– and Mackey Award candidate –– Nexon Dorvilus. They might’ve found just the man for the job. As first reported by the Orlando Sentinel on Sunday, Orlando University tight end Brandon Pylar has committed to FAU, becoming the seventh member of the Owls’ 2014 recruiting class...

FAU football featured extensively in new Conference USA digital media guide

Mohamed Abdihakim

July 16, 2013

If FAU football fans are seeking a breakdown of the team and upcoming season, they need look no further. On Monday, Conference USA released its 2013 football digital media guide, which features a dedicated section for information on all C-USA teams. FAU’s section of the guide, spanning from pages 17-20, includes just about everything one needs to know about the 2013 Owls team. This...

FAU kicks off new era, debuts new uniforms with Conference USA celebration

Mohamed Abdihakim

July 1, 2013

“If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse.” That was the message FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun delivered inside the football stadium on Monday afternoon, as the Owls celebrated their official entrance into Conference USA. It was originally announced in January that FAU would be jumping from the Sun Belt Conference to C-USA in 2...