Sports

Women’s soccer remains undefeated at home

October 3, 2018

“We came out on a mission,” said Alicia Schuck, head coach of women’s soccer. The scoreboard behind her confirmed it: mission accomplished. The women’s soccer team defeated reigning conference champion Nova Southeastern University 3-1 to grab the third win in four conference games in last Saturday’s game. After a slow start, Rollins managed to take […]

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Conference teams bring end to soccer’s win streak

September 26, 2018

(Curtis Shaffer / Staff Photographer) Damian Clarke (‘19) showcases his awareness by intercepting an unsure backpass from a Barry University defender. The keeper is forced to raise his boots and Rollins is awarded a penalty, the golden opportunity to level the score as the men’s soccer team trails 0-1 heading into the final minutes. The […]

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Five observations from meeting the sailing team

September 26, 2018

 With a new head coach and vibrant team captains, the sailing team looks to expand their success. (Rollins Sports / Courtesy) 1. Coach Dave Herbster (‘80) is a fresh face with a passion for sailing and may be the Tar’s ticket to winning competitive regattas. Rollins alumnus Dave Herbster has taken over the sailing team […]

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Plans made for softball locker room

September 26, 2018

Without a locker room, the team keeps their belongings in the dugout. (Carolina Skillman / Staff Photographer) lans are officially in the works to give the softball team a locker room space. The team has been one of the only varsity programs at Rollins to not have a locker room since the program was founded […]

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Volleyball raises over $1600 for pediatric cancer

September 19, 2018

(Rollins Sports / Courtesy) Although the Rollins volleyball team lost Saturday’s match to Eckerd College, their event to support pediatric cancer, accompanied by a growing student section, was a success. Groups of supportive parents, students and community members sporting gold shirts, representing pediatric cancer awareness, filled the stands for the “Colorful and Courageous” event. Players […]

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Men’s soccer keeps ball rolling, remains undefeated

September 19, 2018

Dominic Adomakoh and the entire men’s soccer team played well in their 5-0 win against Trinity Baptist. (Curtis Shaffer/ Staff Photographer) Ray Gerke (‘19) latches a diagonal ball that, despite the deflection, perfectly matches the pace and direction of the sprint by Christian Adams (‘22). The latter buries it into the far post, making it […]

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With a new coach, cross country has high hopes

September 12, 2018

It’s the night before a race and the men’s and women’s cross country teams convene in the Alfond Sports Hall for a pasta dinner, a tradition newly-introduced by interim Head Coach Nate Weyant. The team talks, shares a meal, and starts mentally preparing for their race in Melbourne the next morning. It paid off, as […]

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Opinion: Even as a non-athlete, controversy follows Kaepernick

September 12, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Colin Kaepernick: once a starting National Football League (NFL) quarterback, now controversial political activist. On Monday, Nike, one of the largest and most popular athletic apparel brands, released an ad featuring the controversial ex-quarterback and sparked a national debate. As a player, Kaepernick used the NFL as a public platform to […]

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Volleyball’s rocky start: team calls for more spirit

September 12, 2018

Rachel Fletcher (’19), left, leads the team in kills, with 64 on the season. (David Lester / Courtesy) A month ago, most students were either getting ready for the upcoming school year or spending their days tanning and enjoying summer’s final moments of relaxation. For the Rollins volleyball team, it was a very different story. […]

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Full Sail student broadcasters join athletics

September 5, 2018

The Rollins College Athletics Department has started using broadcasting students from Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Broadcasting to cover Rollins sports events. “This opportunity came up to raise our profile to the next level… their equipment, manpower and other resources are something we couldn’t dream of matching,” said Nate Weyant, assistant athletic director […]

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