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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

It is written on the hairband pulling back his locks. It is advertised on his nostalgically high basketball shorts, reminiscent of basketball’s golden years of Bird and Magic. It is undeniable in his slow walk. A walk of assurance and calmness. A walk that has been developed over the years from...

Eagles finish regular season defeating Wildcats 31-10

Eagles finish regular season defeating Wildcats 31-10

Dean Paolucci

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...

Eagle football team travels to Findlay for non-conference game on Saturday

Eagle football team travels to Findlay for non-conference game on Saturday

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

November 7, 2019

The Ashland University football team will hit the road to play the Findlay Oilers this Saturday in their last travel game of the season. The Eagles are now 6-3 overall and 5-2 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference while the Oilers are share an overall record with a 5-1 record in...

Women’s soccer ends nine-game win streak

Women’s soccer ends nine-game win streak

Niko Scarlatos

November 7, 2019

Finding a way to build a winning streak is something most teams find difficult to achieve. The ability to take the field each and every day and play with consistency is hard even for the best of the best. But for the Ashland University women’s soccer team, success means sticking to the same routine...

New AU sport “STUNT” to have inaugural 2020 season

New AU sport “STUNT” to have inaugural 2020 season

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

November 7, 2019

After over a year of careful planning, time and energy, the Ashland University cheer and dance coaching staff and athletic department has brought a new varsity sport to the university: STUNT. “We’re always looking to see what sports are out there, and president Campo has always said to me to try...

Washington inches closer to AU freshman rushing record

Washington inches closer to AU freshman rushing record

Dean Paolucci

November 7, 2019

Since joining the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 1995, the Ashland University football team has produced three players that have won the GLIAC Freshman of the Year Award. Defensive lineman Jaime Meder, who is currently a free agent in the National Football League, won the award...