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Women’s soccer looks to avenge conference loss in NCAA regionals

November 21, 2019

The Sunshine State Conference (SSC)Tournament proved to be a hard-fought battle for the Women’s Soccer team. Despite its bitter conclusion, a chance at payback awaits the team tonight. The Lady Tars lost in penalty kicks to Embry-Riddle University in the SSC Championship final, following a 1-1 draw during regulation. Luck had it that the teams […]

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Lady Tars become conference co-champions

November 14, 2019

The Rollins Women’s Soccer team is now the new Sunshine State Conference co-champion, despite its two initial defeats. For the first time since 2012, the team will head into the conference tournament as second seed. The Tars kick-started the conference with an overtime away win at Florida Southern. It was a special game for Head […]

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Women’s soccer fights for season record

October 31, 2019

Amid wet conditions and frustrating refereeing, the Women’s Soccer Team secured a 2-1 victory against Tampa University at Rollins’ Barker Family Stadium. Goals by Kathryn O’Brien (‘20) and Bailey Tran (‘23) propelled the Tars to their eighth conference win of the season, an unprecedented achievement in the history of the program. “We played really well […]

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World champion competes in national waterski competition

October 24, 2019

Last week marked the culmination of the waterski season as the Tars headed to Rio Linda, California for the National Collegiate Waterski Association national championships. Neilly Ross (‘23), a world champion from Winter Gardens, Fla. excelled in the tournament. “Nationals were pretty fun, although I did not ski as well as I wanted to,” said […]

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Swimming impresses against third ranked team in the nation

October 10, 2019

The Swimming Tars took to the Alfond Pool for their first dual meet of the season against Nova Southeastern University. In Julianne Lehner’s first meet as interim head coach, Rollins posted a series of strong individual performances. Following an impressive freshman year, Beatriz Olivieri (‘22) snatched a win in the 200-yard butterfly and came second […]

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Sailing embarks on voyage with new coach

October 3, 2019

With a surge of interest and a new head coach, Rollins Sailing has plenty to look forward to in the new season. Ben Chafee is now the head sailing coach for the Tars, with previous coach Dave Herbster (‘80) serving as Director of Sailing. “The school has shown a great interest to make sure we […]

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Student Plays on National Team

September 19, 2019

When her volleyball teammates reported back in August, Rachel Reeve (‘21) was already on a special kind of pre-season training.  The Adelaide, Australia native received her first call-up with the Australian National Volleyball Team this year. She represented the Volleyroos in the VTV International Women’s Cup and Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship. The latter serves as […]

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Rollins grad coaches in the World Cup

August 29, 2019

Numerous U.S. fans trekked to France this summer to witness Alex Morgan and her teammates defend their world title, but Sarah Buckley (‘19, ‘21 MBA) participated in the World Cup in a more unconventional way. “It’s the biggest stage,” Buckley said of the World Cup. “You think you’ve seen it all, but this is different.”  […]

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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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