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Eagle men’s tennis fall season concludes with Spreng-Smith Invitational

Eagle men’s tennis fall season concludes with Spreng-Smith Invitational

Brooke Young

October 17, 2019

The Ashland University’s men’s tennis team concluded their fall season by hosting the Spreng-Smith Invitational on October 11-12 with success all across the board. “They were hungry and eager for the competition,” assistant tennis coach Christian Hamilton said. Senior Tennis Player, Priyank...

Eagles travel to Michigan again to face Wayne State on Saturday

Eagles travel to Michigan again to face Wayne State on Saturday

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

October 17, 2019

After a slow start to the season, Ashland University’s football team pulled a complete 180 and improved their standings to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference. For their next competition, the Eagles will travel to Michigan for the third time in the last four...

Eagles defeat Panthers on 96th Homecoming, 30-27

Eagles defeat Panthers on 96th Homecoming, 30-27

Dean Paolucci

October 14, 2019

The 96th Homecoming game for the Ashland University football team ended with an Ashland victory, defeating the Davenport University Panthers by a score of 30-27. The win gives the Eagles a third straight win, while also improving the team to a 4-2 record and 3-1 in GLIAC play. The game between...

Eagles host 96th Homecoming game against Panthers

Eagles host 96th Homecoming game against Panthers

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

October 9, 2019

After an uncommon theme of suffering two losses early on in the season, the Ashland University football team has regained their confidence after their heroics at Grand Valley State a week ago to knock off the No. 9 Lakers, 20-17. Heading into Week 6, the Eagles have some of their mojo back as they...

Bolin’s Late Heroics Help Eagles Sink Lakers

Bolin’s Late Heroics Help Eagles Sink Lakers

Nate Powalie

October 7, 2019

In the final moments of Saturday night’s game, there was a moment of anticipation as to who would come down with the hail mary jump ball in the end zone to determine who would win the game between two GLIAC archrivals in Ashland and Grand Valley State. In the end, the ball would end up in the hands...

Setting up for success in the 2019 season

Setting up for success in the 2019 season

Brooke Young

October 2, 2019

“When we do good as a team and my teammates are smiling on the court, it just makes me really happy to be here,” said AU sophomore, Zoey Peck. A fierce determination can be seen in her eyes from the moment one meets her, combined with a gentle kindness that she always puts on display. Peck is...

Nikhol Pluta: Resiliency . . . and a big smile

Nikhol Pluta: Resiliency . . . and a big smile

Niko Scarlatos

October 2, 2019

For most students set to attend college, staying at a local university or going to a school that is in the state they grew up in is an easier option than traveling afar. For Ashland University sophomore Nikhol Pluta, this wasn’t an option. Not only did she leave her home state, she found herself...

Eagles soar to new heights: AU athletes who’ve gone pro

Eagles soar to new heights: AU athletes who’ve gone pro

John Margida

October 2, 2019

Eagles soar to great heights, and that is not more apparent than at Ashland University. Over the past 10 years, multiple esteemed AU athletes and coaches have gone on to perform on professional athletic teams. The Eagle football team has seen three men go on to the NFL: Seattle Seahawks defensive...

AU faces off against rival GSVU on Saturday

AU faces off against rival GSVU on Saturday

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

October 2, 2019

Ashland University football, now 2-2 overall and 1-1 in conference, will travel to Allendale, Mich. this Saturday to play another tough opponent and rival, Grand Valley State University. The Eagles will be piggybacking off of their successful battle with Northwood last Saturday, which was not only...

6-year-old Kenley Miles signs to AU volleyball team

6-year-old Kenley Miles signs to AU volleyball team

Leah Burtscher, ASSISTANT EDITOR

October 2, 2019

On Sept. 25, the Ashland University women’s volleyball team officially signed Kenley Miles as their newest team member. AU has partnered with Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization that allows children facing life threatening illnesses to get involved with local colleges and universities through...

Busy and Award-Filled Weekend for AU Sports

Busy and Award-Filled Weekend for AU Sports

Nate Powalie

October 1, 2019

The weekend of Sept. 27 was a busy one for the Ashland University Eagles as multiple teams were on the road for their matches. Volleyball barely escaped with a five-set victory over Davenport University to preserve what became a seven-game winning streak, then became eight following a sweep of archrival...

AU football hopes to score first GLIAC win against Northwood

AU football hopes to score first GLIAC win against Northwood

Evan Laux, SPORTS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

September 26, 2019

Ashland University will be traveling to Northwood this Saturday for the Eagles’ GLIAC road opener after falling to No. 2 in the country Ferris State in week three. The Eagles are now 1-2, 0-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after putting up a valiant effort against the Bulldogs,...