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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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Individual wins outweigh swim team losses

November 7, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor In back-to-back meets, the Tars Swim Team pushed to a new level after an intense week of practice. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost to St. Leo University. At Lynn University, the men grabbed an impressive 164-95 win, while the women lost by a close margin.  However, this is a […]

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Women’s basketball sets high goals after winning first game of year

October 31, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor With bleachers filled to the max, the Women’s Basketball team won their first exhibition game last Friday against Indian River State College. After the 86-65 solid win, Head Coach Glenn Wilkes Jr. is optimistic about the coming season.  “We are way ahead of where we were this time last year,” Wilkes […]

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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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Conference foes defeat volleyball team

October 10, 2019

Written by Julia Taylor The Rollins Women’s Volleyball team was charged with energy and new resolve after it fell short of victory in two highly contested home games. The Tars were beaten 3-1 by both Eckerd College and Florida Southern College. On Thursday, the team lost to Eckerd 25-22, 25-16, 23-25, and 25-16. Eckerd is […]

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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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Rollins welcomes new Cross Country coach

September 26, 2019

For Head Coach Kaylyn Christopher, this season is the beginning of a new era for Rollins’ Cross Country team. Christopher, who has been involved in running since elementary school, became head coach of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs this June.  She began her running career as a sprinter in eighth grade, but when […]

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