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Osprey basketball teams up with ESPN3

Osprey basketball teams up with ESPN3

Charles White December 17, 2014
Starting January 2015, home games of UNF men's and women's basketball will be streaming from ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app. Led by communications professor Dr. Deeley, student volunteers will make up the production team, which wishes to expand coverage to other varsity sports and away games.

UNF center beats odds: Romelo Banks’ path to D-I starter

Charles White November 25, 2014
When Romelo Banks was 13 years old, he would listen to his mom tell him to keep playing basketball and never give up on his dreams. Banks’ mother passed away shortly after she spoke those words to him, but Banks still follows that advice and uses it as inspiration to this day. Six years later, he has followed her instruction and plays center for the University of North Florida’s men’s basketball team.

UNF men’s basketball loses to the South Carolina Gamecocks in season opener

Charles White November 17, 2014
In the season opener on Friday night, the UNF men's basketball team lost to the South Carolina Gamecocks 81-56.

Petronio makes a hole-in-one in front of home crowd

Charles White October 27, 2014
The UNF men’s golf team has been on the upswing this season. Joey Petronio, UNF senior golfer, not only improves his numbers on the scorecard this season but has been growing mentally, which is a huge part of the sport.

Swoop hoops poised for a shot at Atlantic Sun title

Charles White October 21, 2014
With an experienced starting lineup returning this season and the addition of three new players, UNF’s men’s basketball team looks promising.

Lexi Thompson is on the upswing

Charles White October 7, 2014
LPGA professional golfer Lexi Thompson visited UNF Oct. 1 as a part of Red Bull Tee Time. 19 year old Thompson hopes that Tee Time will bring her closer to her fans.

Breaking records and taking names

Charles White October 3, 2014
UNF junior Emelie Alpe, hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, recently broke the university’s lowest round score record for women’s golf. Although there are a few language barriers, her coach makes note of her focus and Alpe herself is always looking to improve at the game she loves.

Ospreys top Knights for the second straight season

Charles White September 23, 2014
Last week, the UNF men's soccer team went head to head with UCF in Orlando. This win marks the second straight season UNF men's soccer has beaten UCF.

UNF hosts fourth annual Bedford Cup

Charles White September 19, 2014
Last weekend, UNF hosted the annual Bedford Cup for the first time. Ten Division I men's tennis teams came to Jacksonville to compete in the annual tournament.

Women’s volleyball wins one of three at Hampton Inn & Suites of Holly Springs invitational

Charles White September 16, 2014
The team narrowly beats the Phoenixes, but falls short in two other games this past weekend's invitational.
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