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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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WBB Performs First Community Service Event of the Season

Even during the offseason, Jacksonville University’s women’s basketball team is honoring its commitment of service. Devoted to giving back to the community in which they live, last season the Dolphins volunteered nearly 275 hours of community service and last Saturday …

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Milne Field Construction Update, June 2014

Milne Field Construction, June 14 2014

Construction at Milne Field was in full go again this week as the concrete footers for the 2,500 seat grandstand addition were poured on what was formerly the west side berm.

In addition to the 2,500 seat grandstand, enhancements include …

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Dr. Donnie Horner named Chief Athletics Officer

Dr. Donnie Horner has been appointed to serve as Jacksonville University’s new Chief Athletics Officer, effective immediately.

“Dr. Horner is a proven leader of the highest character,” said JU President Tim Cost. “Student-athletes help form the backbone of our student …

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Swisher, Sessions Undergo Upgrades

Dolphins fans who haven’t made it to campus for a game in a while are in for a treat. In 2014, two campus venues earned much-needed face lifts.

This past January, John Sessions Stadium was redecorated with custom artwork that …

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Newest Hall of Fame inductees join campus greats

sports-hall-of-fameJoining the Jacksonville Athletics Hall of Fame at the 12th annual induction ceremony on Nov. 16, 2013, were Frank Barker (Men’s Basketball, 1948-50),  Al ‘Rocky’ Rausch (Baseball, 1976-77), Linj Shell (Football, 1999-02), Kristen Negaard O’Brien (Rowing), and John Harrison

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