Sports

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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Soccer teams kick off new season

September 19, 2019

On Friday, Rollins Soccer inaugurated a new season at the Barker Family Stadium with a double clash against West Florida. The women’s team clinched a tantalizing last-minute 3-2 victory against the sixth-ranked Argonauts, whereas earlier in the day, the men’s team dominated but ultimately succumbed to a minimal 0-1 defeat. After a slow start, Men’s […]

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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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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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