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Men’s soccer 2010 schedule

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

After enduring a rough 4-10-2 season last year, FAU's men's soccer team will aim to bounce back in 2010, when it will play half of its games on the road. To see how the team is expected to perform this year, pick up the Sept. 7 issue of the UP. Here is the team's schedule, with home games marked in bold: Date Opponent Time 9/3 (Fri) at Jacksonville 7 p.m. 9/6 (Mon) at Central Florida 3 p.m. 9/10 (Fri) vs. Georgia State 7 p.m. 9/12 (Sun) vs. Wisconsin 11...

Redemption!

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — If revenge is sweet, FAU must have a mouthful of cavities. Less than a year after enduring a historic loss to UAB, in which the defense surrendered a then-record 622 yards, the Owls returned to Legion Field on Sept. 2 to open their 2010 season against the Blazers. The game wasn't decided until the final play, when Blazers...

New Mentality

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

FAU's men's soccer team finished last season with an abysmal 4-10-2 record, and while the Owls had a goal differential of -13, head coach Kos Donev points to a different reason for the failed campaign. Donev believes that last season's team was not mentally strong enough to cope when things didn't pan out. As a result, the Owls constantly found themselves...

On a roll

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

The men's golf team has been enjoying the national spotlight over the last few months. Golf Week magazine's national poll ranked FAU No. 85 out of the 100 best college golf teams in the country. Along with the ranking on Aug. 2, junior Carl McCauley became the second FAU men's golfer to be selected to play in the United States Amateur Championship tourname...

Respectable result

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

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 preparing to host its annual football pep rally before home opener

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

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...

Looking to soar

Aaron Resnick

August 30, 2011

While they only won one tournament last season, the FAU women's golf team should be on the rise this year. The Lady Owls are hoping to change their fortunes, as they have seven returning players. Leading the way for the team will likely be sophomore Maryline Cadieux from Quebec. As a freshman last season, Cadieux led the Owls in scoring with a score...

Fall Fun, part II

Alyssa Cutter

August 30, 2011

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

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

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...

Aqua Owls

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

The FAU swimming and diving team heads into the 2010-2011 season feeling extremely confident that its returning group of upperclassmen will be a dominating force in the water. On the men's side, juniors Csaba Pek and Mikolaj Czarnecki will return in the hopes of leading FAU to a conference title. Pek made a splash his freshman year by setting a school...

Learning on the fly

Alyssa Cutter

August 30, 2011

FAU's men's rugby club will begin its season with more than 20 rookies. But the team is hoping that a small core of experienced, national-quality players will give it the edge it needs to have a winning year. Entering its sixth season under head coach John Cawthray, the men's rugby team is expecting to go through rough times. But the club also...