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Royce Washington landed an internship with the Oklahoma City Thunder as a Data Science & Solutions Video Associate.

Student managers turn pro

April 20, 2020

Featured image by: Royce Washington Behind any college sports team, there are the student managers. These are the people who do the grunt work, take care of the team’s laundry, set up the equipment...

Top five UNF wins from the 2019-20 season

Top five UNF wins from the 2019-20 season

April 9, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The Ospreys had some historic wins this past year that have resulted in titles and retaining the Old Wooden Barrel for the River City Rumble.  UNF men’s...

Roller skating, ping pong and a kiddie pool: how student-athletes are social distancing

Roller skating, ping pong and a kiddie pool: how student-athletes are social distancing

April 6, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The UNF beach volleyball team played just three tournaments before COVID-19 became a pandemic. Student-athletes are trying to find ways to stay active during this...

Drafting UNF’s first dodgeball team

Drafting UNF’s first dodgeball team

April 2, 2020

Featured image courtesy of: MCAS Beaufort Since there are no sports happening right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a projection of which UNF student-athletes would make the perfect dodgeball...

Renovations begin at UNF Arena

Renovations begin at UNF Arena

April 1, 2020

Images courtesy of: UNF Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Stephen Perkins  The entire lower bowl seating of the UNF Arena is currently being renovated to be redesigned under ADA accessibility guidelines.  According...

Ryan Burkhardt recorded eight points (two treys) in the 76-67 loss to Creighton.

A look back at the Birds of Trey’s historic season

March 25, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson UNF men’s basketball head coach Matthew Driscoll has a routine every day when he goes to work.  “If it’s a non-lifting day, I’ll just get up and run, eat...

Driscoll’s contract extended through 2025

Driscoll’s contract extended through 2025

March 20, 2020

Featured image by: Dan Parker After a successful 21-12 (13-3 ASUN) season, UNF men’s basketball head coach Matthew Driscoll earned a contract extension ($185,960 per year) through the 2024-25 season.  According...

One of the Ospreys biggest wins was a 9-5 win over Ohio State in baseball

“A jolt and a shock”: COVID-19 shuts down UNF Athletics spring sports

March 13, 2020

Featured image by: Britt Moore Eddie Miller was supposed to play in a weekend series against Illinois State. Instead, the senior pitcher is sitting on his couch wondering what the next step is.  The...

First case of COVID-19 in Duval County confirmed

First case of COVID-19 in Duval County confirmed

March 13, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 in Duval County has been confirmed.  According to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, the first case of COVID-19 in Duval was an elderly man living in a senior facility near...

Ospreys down Buckeyes

Ospreys down Buckeyes

March 11, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Tanner Clark powered the Ospreys with four runs driven in for the 9-5 win over Ohio State.  Zach Chappell took the mound for the Ospreys and had a quick but solid...

Dingler hits three dingers

Dingler hits three dingers

March 10, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia Dillon Dingler finished his sophomore season with three home runs in 49 games. He matched that number in the span of two hours and 18 minutes...

Reitz, Chappell struggle against Chippewas

Reitz, Chappell struggle against Chippewas

March 6, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Central Michigan scored 12 runs on 13 hits in a 12-6 statement win over UNF.  Brandon Reitz was cruising through with three hitless innings until he began laboring...

Ospreys lose heartbreaker to Bisons

March 6, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The ASUN Semifinal bout between UNF and Lipscomb was decided in the last four seconds of the game. Unfortunately, the Ospreys weren’t the ones who emerged victorious...

Free student tickets available for ASUN Semifinal

Free student tickets available for ASUN Semifinal

March 4, 2020

ASUN tournament play continues at UNF Arena as the Ospreys take on Lipscomb on Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. for the ASUN Semifinal.  Usually, it would cost $5 for students to get into ASUN Tournament...

Ospreys survive and advance to sixth-straight Semifinal

Ospreys survive and advance to sixth-straight Semifinal

March 3, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia “Survive and advance” was the message that Coach Driscoll instilled into the UNF men’s basketball team before the ASUN Quarterfinal matchup...

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Roca deals in win over Hawks

March 1, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson It was easy like Sunday morning for freshman Tony Roca as he tossed seven innings of one-run ball to earn his first win as an Osprey. “I just wanted to go out there...

Mens Basketball vs. JU 2019

Ospreys crowned ASUN Co-Champions, face JU in Quarterfinals

February 29, 2020

With Liberty's 77-71 loss to Lipscomb on Saturday, the Ospreys and Flames will share the honor of being ASUN Co-Champions for the 2019-20 season. This marks UNF's third conference title in the past...

Trey Sprawling-Williams

Bats fall silent in Ospreys’ seventh-straight loss

February 29, 2020

The beginning of the 2020 season has been a struggle for the UNF baseball team and the team’s hitting has been one of their biggest growing pains. “Our guys are trying to do too much and we...

Ospreys fall in sixth-straight loss

February 28, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Nicholas Dombkowski pitched a gem to hold off the Ospreys for a 6-2 Hartford win.  Brandon Reitz ran into some early trouble for the Ospreys, allowing a run in each...

Garrett Sams

Ospreys finish strong to top Hatters

February 28, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: John Watson In their final bout with the Hatters in the regular season, it was no cap that the Ospreys’ strong second half led to an 85-72 road win.  [embedyt]...

Gamecocks edge past Ospreys

Gamecocks edge past Ospreys

February 25, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Like the Wilder versus Fury bout, both sides traded blows throughout but an RBI single from Jeff Heinrich in the sixth inning was just enough for South Carolina to defeat...

Ospreys rally late, fall to Rutgers in series sweep

Ospreys rally late, fall to Rutgers in series sweep

February 23, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Of all stats in the series finale between Rutgers and UNF, 11 runners left on base were the most glaring for UNF in a 7-6 loss to Rutgers.  “A lot of it comes...

Scarlet Knights rout Ospreys in series opener

Scarlet Knights rout Ospreys in series opener

February 21, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Behind 18 hits and 14 runs, Rutgers’ hitting overpowered UNF in a 14-3 win on Friday.  Logan Clayton was roughed up early in his second start of the season,...

Late rally not enough for Ospreys in loss to Flames

Late rally not enough for Ospreys in loss to Flames

February 20, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In an uphill battle throughout the entire game, the Flames eked out an 82-77 win behind 28 points from Caleb Homesley.  Ivan Gandia-Rosa fired off the opening...

John Aloszka requested $7,500 for student tickets.

SG Prez wants free tickets for championship game

February 20, 2020

Featured image courtesy of: John Aloszka When the UNF men’s basketball team took down JU last Thursday to clinch an ASUN Quarterfinal home game, UNF Student Body President John Aloszka was in the...

Marabell plates three in win over Keydets

Marabell plates three in win over Keydets

February 15, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Coming off a walk-off balk win the night before, the Ospreys proved that was no fluke with standout performances from Blake Marabell, Brandon Reitz and Dominick Madonna...

Sophomore Abraham Sequera takes a swing.

Ospreys begin season with walk-off balk

February 14, 2020

Featured image by: Brett Nweeia Some wins aren’t always how you draw them out from the beginning.  In a close battle, the Ospreys eked out a 5-4 win over VMI on a walk-off balk in the bottom...

Claytons cap for the UNF Ospreys. Photo courtesy of Logan Clayton

Clayton takes the mound

February 14, 2020

Before every game he pitches, Logan Clayton takes a breath and reads a message on the brim of his hat: be the best.  “That’s something that just kind of stuck with me,” Clayton said. “After...

Second half surge lifts Ospreys past Dolphins

February 14, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Despite a slow start in the first half, the Ospreys exploded in the second half for their fifth-straight win, 81-66.  The Dolphins were connecting on their shots,...

Janesha Green scored 14 points in the loss to Lipscomb.

Ospreys stunned by Highlanders

February 10, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Entering Monday's game, the NJIT Highlanders were on a 13-game losing skid. After a strong second half, the Highlanders broke the streak with a 60-56 win over UNF.  The...

Cooper Beach Volleyball Complex officially opens

Cooper Beach Volleyball Complex officially opens

February 8, 2020

Video by: Kaitlyn Bowers, Video Director Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The nets are up, the ribbon is cut, and the sand’s texture is just right at the brand new Cooper Beach Volleyball Complex. [embedyt]...

Women’s Basketball vs. Jacksonville University 2019
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Ulel, No. 24 Eagles stave off Ospreys

February 8, 2020

Featured image by: Khorri Newton In a battle of the birds classic, Nasrin Ulel’s 33-point performance was too much for the Ospreys in a 76-65 Eagles win.  The shooting began to heat up for...

Hatters snap Ospreys four-game winning streak

Hatters snap Ospreys four-game winning streak

February 4, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Kaitlyn Bowers According to UNF women's basketball Head Coach Darrick Gibbs, the turning point in UNF’s 60-52 loss to Stetson began at the opening tip.  [embedyt]...

Junior Blake Marabell tracks down the ball

2020 UNF baseball season preview

January 30, 2020

Featured image by: Brett Nweeia Video by: Brett Nweeia and Drew McDonald [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpx9xV_twh4[/embedyt] The UNF baseball team has made impressive runs in the ASUN...

Jazz Bond put up 11 points with 10 rebounds in the loss to NJIT.

Bond records double-double in win over Lipscomb

January 25, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In their third conference road win, the UNF women's basketball team dominated with four players scoring in double-digits against Lipscomb in a 68-60 win.  UNF...

Ivan Gandia-Rosa dished out six assists in the loss to NJIT.

Gandia-Rosa selected by Santeros de Aguada

January 23, 2020

After UNF’s win over JU last Thursday, Ivan Gandia-Rosa was already in a good mood.  The Ospreys won their second straight game at Swisher Gymnasium filled with a surprising amount of UNF fans. Little...

The Ospreys took down the Dolphins at Swisher Gymnasium back in January

Green, Ospreys down Dolphins in River City Rumble thriller

January 20, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson For the first time in seven years, the UNF women’s basketball team defeated JU in a down to the wire 70-64 win.  As the Ospreys started the game, they were...

Hendricksen leads second half surge in win over JU

Hendricksen leads second half surge in win over JU

January 16, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Carter Hendricksen’s 14 points in the second half jumpstarted UNF’s offense in a 75-68 win over their cross-town rival, JU.  After the Ospreys took an early...

No. 25 Eagles top Ospreys

January 13, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Kaitlyn Bowers The FGCU Eagles have not lost a conference game since February 1, 2018.  On that day, the Ospreys defeated then No. 25 FGCU, 75-73.  In...

Sharpshooting Ospreys soar past Eagles

Sharpshooting Ospreys soar past Eagles

January 9, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The Birds of Trey nailed 16 three-pointers in an 89-74 win over Florida Gulf Coast.  Wajid Aminu scored the first five points of the game for the Ospreys to...

Womens Basketball five

Ospreys shut down Owls for first conference win

January 6, 2020

Behind an impressive defensive performance and three players scoring in double-digits, the Ospreys swooped in to grab the 64-55 win over Kennesaw State. The Ospreys got off to a 9-2 lead in the...

Mens basketball vs. North Alabama
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Ospreys show strength in numbers in win over Lions

January 4, 2020

Four out of the Ospreys’ starting five scored in double-digits in a decisive 82-65 win over UNA.  A pair of treys from Garrett Sams set the tone early for the Ospreys, leading 13-17 in the first...

Volunteers rally late to top Hoosiers in Gator Bowl classic

Volunteers rally late to top Hoosiers in Gator Bowl classic

January 3, 2020

Featured image by: Drew McDonald Trailing 22-9 in the fourth quarter, the Volunteers scored 14 unanswered points in their first bowl win under Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt.  Playing in front of...

Garrett Sams scored 20 for the Birds of Trey in the win over FGCU.

Ospreys struggle to contain Toppin in road loss to No. 20 Dayton

December 30, 2019

Obi Toppin's 31-point performance against the Ospreys was the difference maker in a 77-59 win for the Flyers.  Early on, the Ospreys and Flyers duked it out and a 9-0 run by UNF trimmed the deficit...

Adrienne Jackson scored eight points in the loss to Liberty

Jackson, Ospreys down Crusaders

December 29, 2019

The UNF Women’s Basketball team hadn’t played a home game since their 110-46 win over Warner University on November 9.  That was three days before Disney+ launched.  In their return to UNF...

Escobar, Ospreys fall short to Syracuse

Escobar, Ospreys fall short to Syracuse

December 21, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In their second straight road game against an ACC opponent, the Birds of Trey connected on 17 threes in an 82-70 loss to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome.  The Ospreys...

Darvin Nelson

Seminoles cruise past Ospreys with dominant post presence

December 18, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: John Watson In a tough bout with the No. 19 Florida State Seminoles, the Ospreys struggled to defend FSU's strong post presence in a 98-81 loss.  [embedyt]...

Ospreys escape with road win against Golden Eagles

Ospreys escape with road win against Golden Eagles

December 14, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson After the Ospreys’ hot start early in the first half, Southern Mississippi battled and penetrated the interior but UNF ultimately came out on top for a 72-69 win on...

Hoosiers power past Ospreys

Hoosiers power past Ospreys

December 8, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson When the Ospreys faced the No. 14 Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington on Saturday night, the Hoosiers dominated in a 72-45 win.  Coming into Saturday’s game, the...

Tigers outlast Ospreys in Las Vegas Invitational Championship

Tigers outlast Ospreys in Las Vegas Invitational Championship

November 29, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In the words of the band Survivor, “It’s the eye of the tiger, it’s the thrill of the fight." Tennessee State channeled the eye of the tiger with an 81-73 victory...

Ospreys stave off Sharks in Sin City

Ospreys stave off Sharks in Sin City

November 29, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson On Thanksgiving Day, the Birds of Trey feasted on a 95-92 victory against LIU in a close battle to advance to the Las Vegas Invitational Title Game.  When the game...

Blue Jays down Ospreys with strong second half push

Blue Jays down Ospreys with strong second half push

November 24, 2019

After the Birds of Trey led 36-31 at halftime, they couldn't contain Creighton's hot start to open up the second half in a 76-67 loss.  After a slow start in the first half, the Ospreys caught heat...

Rocio Moro prepares to serve the ball.

Ospreys close season in ASUN Quarterfinal loss to Flames

November 21, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In a constant battle through four sets, the Flames pulled away from the UNF Volleyball team with a combined 37 kills from Casey Goodwin and Amelia Johnson.  The...

Endicott rebounds from shoulder injury, returns to court

Endicott rebounds from shoulder injury, returns to court

November 20, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Drew McDonald, Brett Nweeia, and John Watson When a shoulder injury derailed his baseball career, Josh Endicott found success on the basketball court that...

Ryan Burkhardt recorded eight points (two treys) in the 76-67 loss to Creighton.

Eagles fall prey to Birds of Trey

November 12, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia The Birds of Trey lived up to their name as they defeated the Georgia Southern Eagles, 80-77, with a constant three-point attack led by JT...

Late goal lifts Eagles over Ospreys in ASUN Men’s Soccer Semifinals

Late goal lifts Eagles over Ospreys in ASUN Men’s Soccer Semifinals

November 10, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein After a goal from Miguel DeLeon Jr. tied the game for the Ospreys at one in the first half, the Eagles scored a goal in the 71st minute to advance to the ASUN Men’s...

Flames take down Ospreys in four sets

Flames take down Ospreys in four sets

November 10, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein In a “win and you’re in” matchup to clinch a playoff berth, the Ospreys couldn’t deliver as the Flames won in four sets.  The Ospreys took an 11-10 lead...

Griffey delivers stellar performance on Senior Night

Griffey delivers stellar performance on Senior Night

November 9, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein Video by: Brett Nweeia After losing the second set, Taryn Griffey rallied the team to win two straight sets en route to a 3-1 match win over the JU Dolphins.  [embedyt]...

Hendricksen leads charge over Conquistadors

Hendricksen leads charge over Conquistadors

November 8, 2019

Featured image by: Dan Parker Video by: Brett Nweeia In a surprisingly competitive game, Carter Hendricksen and the Ospreys heated up in the second half to escape with an 89-81 win over Florida National.  [embedyt]...

Blackshear, Jr., Gators outplay Ospreys

Blackshear, Jr., Gators outplay Ospreys

November 6, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: John Watson In a tough non-conference bout against the No. 6 Florida Gators, the Ospreys were outsized and struggled to defend against Kerry Blackshear,...

Men’s Basketball vs. FNU

UNF Men’s Basketball season preview

November 4, 2019

Video by: Brett Nweeia The Birds of Trey are back in action as the UNF Men’s Basketball team begins their season on Tuesday, November 5 against the No. 6 Florida Gators in Gainesville.  [embedyt]...

Logo of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Jags and Texans set to battle across the pond

November 3, 2019

Minshew Mania is going international as the (4-4) Jacksonville Jaguars take on the (5-3) Houston Texans in London in a pivotal division matchup.  Coming off a 25-19 home win against the New York Jets...

Ospreys fall short to Kennesaw State in ASUN Women’s Soccer Quarterfinal

Ospreys fall short to Kennesaw State in ASUN Women’s Soccer Quarterfinal

November 1, 2019

The UNF Women’s Soccer team’s season came to a close after losing to the Owls, 3-1, in the first round of the ASUN tournament.  The Owls made an early statement when Erin Harris scored in the...

“The Great Wall of Jacksonville” stands tall against Owls

“The Great Wall of Jacksonville” stands tall against Owls

October 30, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In their potentially last home match of the season, the Ospreys' back line kept the Owls in check for a 1-0 home win.  Before the match, UNF Men’s Soccer Head...

UNF outfielder takes flight

UNF outfielder takes flight

October 23, 2019

Video and featured image by: Brett Nweeia [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ExApeexUrI[/embedyt] When he's not robbing home runs, Raff Libunao takes to the skies in his spare time as a certified...

UNF Basketball Media Day recap

UNF Basketball Media Day recap

October 23, 2019

Featured image by: Dan Parker Videos by: Brett Nweeia Both the UNF Men's and Women's Basketball teams met with the local media to discuss the outlook for the upcoming season and what to expect from...

Learning how to set with Julianna Askew

Learning how to set with Julianna Askew

October 20, 2019

*This video was recorded on Wednesday, October 16, when Askew was ranked third in NCAA in total assists* Video by: Brett Nweeia Featured image by: Darvin Nelson [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAnfe9vw1lY[/embedyt] In...

Ospreys hang tough against Rattlers in five-set thriller

Ospreys hang tough against Rattlers in five-set thriller

October 15, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The UNF Volleyball team endured a five-set battle that resulted in victory. This may sound familiar as the Ospreys did the same thing on Sunday against JU. This time,...

Bisons eke out win late against Ospreys

Bisons eke out win late against Ospreys

October 13, 2019

After a long defensive battle, Lipscomb slipped past the Ospreys in the 87th minute for a 1-0 win.  The goal was playing small for both squads throughout the first half as both sides registered...

Ospreys battle through five sets to take down Dolphins

Ospreys battle through five sets to take down Dolphins

October 13, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia “If you can’t win your city championship, how do you expect to win your conference championship?” That was the theory that UNF Volleyball...

Cestero, Askew shine in sweep over Highlanders

Cestero, Askew shine in sweep over Highlanders

October 5, 2019

Featured Image by: Darvin Nelson After being swept against FGCU, the Ospreys got back on the right track with dominant performances by Julianna Askew and Solimar Cestero in a match sweep against NJIT.  NJIT...

Ospreys tie Eagles in double-overtime dogfight

Ospreys tie Eagles in double-overtime dogfight

September 29, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein Video by: Brett Nweeia In a battle of the birds, the Ospreys and Eagles fought through two overtime periods in a 1-1 tie.  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Nq_vYZwqUM[/embedyt] The...

Ivan Gandia-Rosa: The UNF Globetrotter

Ivan Gandia-Rosa: The UNF Globetrotter

September 25, 2019

Cover photo courtesy of: Ivan Gandia-Rosa Two years ago, Ivan Gandia-Rosa was playing basketball in front of small junior college crowds. This summer, he traveled the world representing his homeland...

Ospreys stifle Flames in first conference matchup

Ospreys stifle Flames in first conference matchup

September 21, 2019

Photos by: Darvin Nelson A goal from Torian Went and lockdown defense was all UNF needed in the 1-0 win over Liberty at Hodges Stadium.  Went got the Ospreys on the board with a laser past Liberty’s...

Basler and Redbirds shutout Ospreys

Basler and Redbirds shutout Ospreys

September 20, 2019

Featured Image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDvwVeGsC5k[/embedyt] The UNF Women’s Soccer team was blanked in a decisive 5-0 loss to Illinois...

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Who will be the next Ozzie?

September 16, 2019

Mascots are the ultimate hype machines for any sports team whether it’s Gritty of the Philadelphia Flyers or the Jaguars' Jaxson de Ville. UNF is currently looking for the next person to don the...

UNF Womens Soccer defeated Coastal Carolina, 2-0.

Ospreys defense falters in 3-2 loss

September 16, 2019

Featured Image by: Khorri Newton Video by: John Watson [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4mNBTaQpkw[/embedyt] After leading 2-0 at halftime, the Ospreys allowed three unanswered goals...

Sophomore Solimar Cestero prepares for the next serve

Costly errors hinder Ospreys in five-set loss to FIU

September 14, 2019

Featured Image by: Khorri Newton Video by: Brett Nweeia [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=302tYkhKjWM[/embedyt] Despite record performances by Gabby O’Connell and Julianna Askew, the...

Ospreys sink Sharks in four sets

Ospreys sink Sharks in four sets

September 13, 2019

Video by: Kaitlyn Bowers [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qdbD7fF76A[/embedyt] After dropping the first set, UNF rallied to win three straight sets for the 2-1 match victory. The Sharks...

Mens Soccer

Ospreys lose close bout with Eagles

September 13, 2019

Video by: Brett Nweeia [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pl1Pj7DFi8[/embedyt] The UNF Men's Soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Georgia Southern after allowing a game-winning goal...

UNF Athletics introduces Cooper Beach Volleyball Complex

UNF Athletics introduces Cooper Beach Volleyball Complex

September 9, 2019

Senior Madilyn McCarty had tears of joy after hearing that UNF Beach Volleyball was getting a new complex on campus.  After McCarty read a letter aloud to the team and members of the UNF Athletics...

Photo by Khorri Newton

UNF Athletics Weekend Recap

September 9, 2019

A streak was ended, a team took a set against a power five member, and another finished runner-up in the tournament this past weekend for UNF Athletics. Women’s Soccer streak snapped There...

Ospreys drop two, O’Connell and Askew shine

Ospreys drop two, O’Connell and Askew shine

September 6, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iEvPLataBE[/embedyt] [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLVQbSBAs3o[/embedyt] Game Highlights by: Brett Nweeia Featured Image by: Darvin Nelson Despite...

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Tracking Dorian: Cone moves outside of Jacksonville

September 2, 2019

After Hurricane Dorian continued it’s slow trek to landfall on Monday, the new projected cone of uncertainty is shown skirting east of the Jacksonville coast. Dorian’s current winds are 130...

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Tracking Dorian: Wednesday classes cancelled for UNF students

September 1, 2019

At 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, UNF announced that Wednesday classes will be canceled due to Hurricane Dorian. The hurricane is expected to be a Category 3 when it is off the coast of Jacksonville. UNF...

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Tracking Dorian: Hurricane Dorian now a Category 5

September 1, 2019

With massive wind gusts at 220 mph, Hurricane Dorian has now increased to a Category 5.  Dorian’s eyewall will hit the northwestern Bahamas with devastating winds, life-threatening storm surge and...

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UNF Athletics Weekend Recap

September 1, 2019

This past weekend, one team took down a power five juggernaut, another remained undefeated, and a Freshman made a statement in her first tournament.  Ospreys dust Gators in dual meet In their...

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Tracking Dorian: Hurricane maintains 110 mph winds, still Category 2

August 30, 2019

As of 11:00 a.m. Friday, Hurricane Dorian continues to head to the east coast of Florida  and currently has sustained winds at 110 mph.  According to News4Jax, “Track is slowing down, meaning its...

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Tracking Dorian: Hurricane Dorian projected to be Category 4 upon landfall

August 29, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has now been projected to become a Category 4 hurricane upon landfall. According to News4Jax, “Dorian, which strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday afternoon, is now projected...

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UNF Volleyball season preview

August 28, 2019

Fall season is soon approaching and UNF Volleyball is looking to rebound from their 11-22 season and start a new chapter that includes adding eight new faces to the squad.  Entering her second...

What does Hurricane Dorian mean for the FSU-Boise State game?

What does Hurricane Dorian mean for the FSU-Boise State game?

August 28, 2019

Week one of college football season is this weekend and the Florida State-Boise State matchup in Jacksonville could possibly be affected by Hurricane Dorian. Cecilia Manazec of the Palm Beach Post reported...

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Ospreys draw in double overtime thriller

August 25, 2019

Despite a late goal from the Ospreys in the second half to tie it up, both squads couldn’t find the net as the game ended in a tie after double overtime.  Maci Bower opened up the scoring for...

Mens Soccer

Paladins edge past Ospreys in exhibition

August 23, 2019

After allowing a goal in the second half, the Ospreys couldn’t find the net in time for a 1-0 exhibition loss.  The first half was a back and forth affair with no teams gaining much momentum....

The Perfect Set

The Perfect Set

August 23, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDcc2WeI7H8[/embedyt] Video by John Watson It takes two to make a thing go right and the UNF Beach Volleyball pair of Dana Roskic and Callie Workman were...

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Rheiss and Hoffman lead charge in win over Chanticleers

August 22, 2019

Two goals from Kendra Hoffman and Thais Rheiss were just enough as the UNF Women’s Soccer team showed a lockdown effort in a 2-0 win against Coastal Carolina.  The Ospreys began the game by keeping...

A UNF student’s guide to parking

A UNF student’s guide to parking

August 19, 2019

The Fall semester is here and for UNF students, that means packed parking lots. Spinnaker is here to give a guide on all of your parking options. Students that have a Blue Lot pass can park in the...

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Ospreys net three in exhibition victory

August 17, 2019

Eric Faulconer can chalk up his first win as UNF Women’s Soccer Head Coach after the Ospreys defeated Southeastern, 3-1, in a home exhibition.  The Fire drew first blood with a goal by Uchenna...

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