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A year in sports: Looking back on fall, spring athletics

April 24, 2019

As another season draws to a close for Rollins Athletics, we look back at some of the most memorable moments and to what the future has in store for the Tars. Fall was an eventful part of the season. Women’s soccer bounced back in style from a disappointing 2017 campaign. It came third in regular […]

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A senior season for the books

April 17, 2019

Greg Taicher graduates from Rollins in less than a month, but his legacy on the men’s lacrosse team has been established for all time.  This is true not only because of his four goals and one assist on last Saturday’s Senior Day, but because after the Tars’ win against Florida Southern on April 6, Taicher […]

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Softball player knocks program records out of the park

April 10, 2019

They say records are meant to be broken, and Jordan Davis (‘19) seems to have come to Rollins to prove just that. Davis, a senior on the softball team, recently broke a 21-year-old record when she had 12 hits in 12 consecutive at bats.  The 22-year-old from Winter Springs, Fla. solidified the record-breaking hits against […]

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Women’s lacrosse enters conference play undefeated, ranked No. 2 nationally

April 3, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team continues to steamroll opponents, going into conference play with a perfect 10-0 record, the second-best season start in the history of the program. The No. 2 nationally-ranked Tars most recently demolished Palm Beach Atlantic University by a score of 22-2, scoring four goals in the first four minutes and with a […]

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7 former Tars inducted into sports Hall of Fame

March 27, 2019

Ecstatic, shocked, honored, proud—these are the words the seven former student athletes described when they found out they would be inducted into the Rollins Sports Hall of Fame.  The inductees are from all sports, ranging in graduation years between 1999 and 2011. They include men’s soccer player Chris Cerroni (‘07), women’s golfer Joanna Coe (‘11), […]

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Equestrian team lands invitation to regionals

March 6, 2019

For most students, spring break marks a long-awaited intermission, but for the Rollins Equestrian Team, it marks a historical moment. For the first time since its reinstatement, five members have been invited to the regional tournament. Re-created by a group of five girls in 2016, the equestrian team has grown to about 15 members. The […]

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Basketball seniors aim for conference spot

February 27, 2019

On the day she played the final home game of her Rollins career, Carly McLendon registered a team high of 11 rebounds on the day. McLendon bounced elegantly down the court and remained focused at the net while in constant communication with senior point guard Vernisha Andrews.  McLendon and Andrews, women’s basketball’s lone seniors, exhibited […]

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Basketball team fights uphill battle for final conference spot

February 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team is faced with a final sprint as just three weeks decide the team’s postseason fate. The Tars are in a three horse race for the much coveted eighth spot in the Sunshine State Conference rankings, the last ticket to the conference tournament.  The team’s quest did not get any easier after […]

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Freshman swimmer shows flexibility, promise for program

February 6, 2019

As the Rollins swim team celebrated its departing seniors during last weekend’s meet against Lynn University, the swimming Tars’ new generation rises to the top. One of the distinguished members of the up-and-coming cohort is Beatriz Olivieri (‘22) from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olivieri made herself at home in the Alfond Swimming Pool by winning […]

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Softball wins locker room after years of requests

January 30, 2019

After 23 years as head coach of the Rollins softball program, Michelle Frew will finally get to gather her team in its own locker room facility. The City of Winter Park leased a building to Rollins located behind Martin Luther King, Jr. Field, where the softball team plays and practices. Over winter break, the College […]

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