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Eagle track and field continues to add national marks

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

January 22, 2020

The 2018-2019 Ashland University track and field season was a historic ride that won’t soon be forgotten due to its place in AU athletics history. Midway through the second semester, the men’s team secured its first ever NCAA Division II indoor team national championship in the 32 years that it...

Women’s basketball team refuses to take an L

Women’s basketball team refuses to take an L

John Margida, Reporter

January 22, 2020

The Ashland University Women’s basketball team is off to a solid start to 2019-20 season with a record of 17-0 overall, 9-0 in conference. The Eagles are piggy-backing off of an outstanding 2018-2019 season, finishing 29-3, barring the team’s loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last...

Four AU wrestlers ranked nationally in MWCA

Four AU wrestlers ranked nationally in MWCA

Chante Rutherford, Reporter

January 22, 2020

Ranked No. 8 in the nation from the National Wrestling Coaches Association at the start of the athletic school year, the Ashland University wrestling team has been powering through their matches and tournaments to achieve their highest potential. Currently, there are four athletes who are ranked nationally:...

Ashland men work to overcome mid-season slump

Ashland men work to overcome mid-season slump

Paul Murray, Reporter

January 22, 2020

The Ashland University men’s basketball team started this season as if they were shot out of a cannon, flying high and winning their first six games. At the height of this stretch, the team was ranked No. 10 in the nation and blowing teams out by huge margins.108-39 against Ohio-Chillicothe, 98-74...

Part two: equality within female athletics

Part two: equality within female athletics

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

November 23, 2019

Over the years, women in athletics have become accepted by sports-lovers all over the world, playing at the collegiate and professional level just like men. Ashland University offers 12 Division II female sports such as basketball, soccer, lacrosse, tennis and volleyball. In an effort to increase...

Women’s soccer advance to NCAA Tournament

Women’s soccer advance to NCAA Tournament

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

November 21, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Ashland University women’s soccer team has received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. On the evening of Monday, Nov. 17, the announcement was made live on the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Selection Show on NCAA.com. The bid comes after the Eagles were...

Plant powered athletes, men’s soccer players go vegan

Plant powered athletes, men’s soccer players go vegan

Leah Burtscher, ASSISTANT EDITOR

November 21, 2019

When one first takes a glance at the testosterone oozing 2018 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champion Division II men’s soccer team here at Ashland University, their first thought may be how macho these athletic men are. Little do they know a decent amount of these macho men are powered...

Jodi Johnson entering senior season at AU

Jodi Johnson entering senior season at AU

Niko Scarlatos

November 21, 2019

Collegiate athletes experience a lot in four years, and many live through moments they will never forget. In her senior season playing for the Ashland University women’s basketball team, forward/guard Jodi Johnson has seen it all. From both winning and losing national championships to being the...

Goodbye Ben, hello Brandon: A new Haraway hits the court

Goodbye Ben, hello Brandon: A new Haraway hits the court

Justin Davis

November 21, 2019

The thin hairband of rolled pre-wrap pulling back his ’locks and the nostalgic, thigh-high basketball shorts he wears hints to his overflowing confidence. The slow walk resembling a slight limp adds to his unwavering assurance and calmness. His strut has been crafted over the years from preparation,...

Eagles finish regular season defeating Wildcats 31-10

Eagles finish regular season defeating Wildcats 31-10

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Ashland University football team concluded the 2019 season with a 31-10 victory against the Northern Michigan University Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Jack Miller Stadium. The win against the Wildcats came on Senior Day, honoring the 16 seniors who would wear purple and gold for the final...

Eagles to finish season against Wildcats on senior day

Eagles to finish season against Wildcats on senior day

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

November 14, 2019

The 2019 campaign for the Ashland University football team will come to a close on Saturday as the Eagles will host Northern Michigan on senior day with kickoff at 1 p.m. For the Eagles (6-4, 5-2 GLIAC), this is the first time since 2009 in which the program has finished with at least four losses...

Kevin Foeman’s 100th career win

Kevin Foeman’s 100th career win

Niko Scarlatos

November 12, 2019

For the head coach of the Ashland University volleyball team, Kevin Foeman, it has certainly been a fun journey reaching such a great milestone of one-hundred wins. Foeman was just recently able to pick up his 100th career win as the head volleyball coach. Wherever Foeman has gone, his teams have...