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Amy Martin 17' is a Communications Studies major and plays Lacrosse at Rollins College. At The Sandspur, Amy is a staff writer and ad rep.

Men’s Basketball suffered a close loss

February 17, 2016

On Feb. 13, the Rollins Men’s Basketball team played Florida Tech in a Senior Day match that was entralling up until the final second. Many of the spectators enjoyed snacks and socializing while the players were warming up. Later, the senior players were presented along with their families to onlookers and fans. The first half […]

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Rollins baseball team bounces back from a tough weekend tournament

February 10, 2016

The Florida Tech Panthers made the trek from Melbourne on what began as a chilly weekend. Thankfully, it soon turned into the perfect weekend for baseball. The number 25 Panthers (2-1, 2-1) entered the series with the Tars riding a long winning streak against the Rollins baseball team, who entered the season looking to right […]

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Tars steal victory from Fighting Knights

November 4, 2015

  Last Wednesday night’s women’s soccer game on October 28 between Rollins Tars and Lynn Fighting Knights was a match that was decided by one moment of brilliance. Both goalkeepers were in form and stopped everything up until 7 minutes into the second half of the game when Paxton Sickler ’17 scored a screamer (a […]

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Women’s soccer secures top rank in preseason poll

September 4, 2015

Women’s soccer will enter the 2015 season ranked second in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The high preseason ranking results from the Tars successful last season, where we were the 2014 SSC Tournament Champions as well as the 2014 National Runner-up. Rollins was picked second only behind Barry University, who received 59 total […]

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Annie Dulman competes in Women’s Amateur Championship

September 4, 2015

Annie Dulman ’16, member of the Rollins Women’s golf team, earned the unique opportunity to compete in the 115th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at Portland Golf Club this summer. Dulman has been the best NCAA Division II women’s golfer in the country. Dulman, 21, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, was the 2013 National Freshman of […]

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Women’s Golf Breaks Records

April 16, 2015

Rollins women’s golf has been dominating the course this spring. So far the Tars have won three tournaments and are ranked No. 1 heading into post season. The season has proved record breaking as the Tars shattered two tournament scoring records at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational (March 2-3) and set the tournament scoring record […]

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Lady tars start season strong

March 19, 2015

Rollins’ softball team is off to a strong start, boasting a 19-1 record and dominating in the Sunshine State Conference with a 5-1 record. On March 11 the Tars moved up a spot to become number 15 in the NFCA’s (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) Division II softball poll. The NFCA Division II Top 25 Poll […]

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Rollins Improves to 2-0 With Win Over Shorter

February 12, 2015

Playing in honor of fallen teammate Will Hauver, Rollins Men’s Lacrosse opened their 2015 season last week, defeating Young Harris College and Shorter University to start the Tars off with a 2-0 winning record. Rollins kicked off their season opener at Young Harris last Thursday afternoon with a dominant 12-7 victory over the Mountain Lions. […]

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Lacrosse teams anticipate success

February 6, 2015

This week the Sunshine State Conference released their preseason poll, selected each year by coaches within the league. In its inaugural year as a member of the SSC, Rollins Women’s Lacrosse was selected to finish second among the five schools in the conference. The Tars received 13 points with one first place vote. Florida Southern […]

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Athletes show academic and athletic excellence

January 29, 2015

Dumb jocks? Not at Rollins. The Tars dominated the competition in the fall semester both on the field and in the classroom. Rollins received the top Academic Success Rate, ranking them first in the Sunshine State conference as well as in the Top 20 nationally among NCAA Division II. ​The Tars set the bar high […]

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