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University kicks into high gear as Florida Cup co-host

Score a goal (or three, or four) for Jacksonville University as co-host of the outstanding Florida Cup soccer events this past weekend on campus and at EverBank Field. (Photo gallery below.)

Dozens of media and hundreds of onlookers descended on …

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New sports pavilion is a hit with softball team

C06A4010Thanks to the generosity of Board Trustee and ASPIRE Committee Member Mark Frisch and wife Meredith Chartrand Frisch, JU’s softball team now trains in a new hitting and fielding pavilion. The 7,000 square foot training ground includes three retractable Burbank …

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FIT LIFE: Do you get enough ‘sunshine vitamin?’

We may live in the Sunshine State, but are we getting enough of the sunshine vitamin, better known as vitamin D?

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that about three out of four U.S. teens

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Jacksonville Southeast Collegiate Invitational draws more than 130 athletes

Jacksonville University’s Shooting Team and the Jacksonville Skeet & Trap Club recently hosted the seventh Jacksonville Southeast Collegiate Invitational (Regional) Championship Shoot, with 131 athletes from nine universities attending, making it one of the largest collegiate regional shoots in the …

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Marci Robles named Men’s Rowing head coach

In August, Jacksonville University made headlines when it named Marci Robles its new Men’s Rowing head coach. Robles comes to JU having spent the previous five years in Gonzaga and Georgetown.

“Marci Robles is a superstar among her peers,” said …

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19-Time ‘Coach of the Year’ Grigg inks contract extension

The most successful track & field coach in Atlantic Sun history is sure to call Jacksonville University home for several more years as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Ron Grigg was signed to a five-year contract extension.

“I am …

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Women’s lacrosse Coach McCord extends contract

The foundation for future success in women’s lacrosse at Jacksonville University took a firm hold this week as Head Coach Mindy McCord signed a new five-year contract, extending through July 2019.

“I am thrilled to continue the good work that …

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Former Dolphin Daniel Murphy Selected for MLB All-Star Game July 15

Former Jacksonville University standout Daniel Murphy continues to represent the Dolphins at the highest level as the New York Met second baseman was selected to compete in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star game. Murphy will serve as a reserve …

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