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  • Sun Belt baseball tournament: Owls in pool with Troy, Western Kentucky and Arkansas-Little Rock

    FAU will open the Sun Belt tournament Wednesday when they play Western Kentucky at noon. The Owls (32-22, 17-13) are the No. 5 seed, and the Hilltoppers (32-22, 17-13) earned the No. 4 seed because they won the regular season series against FAU 2-1. The...
  • Owls rally then falter in extra innings, losing to Western Kentucky 11-10 in 12th

    FAU had multiple chances to win Wednesday's opening game of the Sun Belt tournament as they staged multiple rallies, but it was Western Kentucky that put together the deciding rally to win 11-10 in 12 innings. FAU was one out away from a win the 11th and...
  • Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013

    Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013
     New Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson’s first expansion effort has been a success, as Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the conference Monday.  “This is a strong declaration that the Sun Belt is committed to getting better,”...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 117 FAU

    College Football Countdown: No. 117 FAU
    The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
  • Alfred Morris named second team All-Conference

    Alfred Morris named second team All-Conference
     Indicative of FAU’s 1-11 season, the Owls placed just one player on the Sun Belt All-Conference teams released Wednesday.  Senior running back Alfred Morris was named to the second team offense. Morris was second in the conference in rushing,...
  • Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth

    Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth
      FAU was picked to finish fourth in the Sun Belt baseball coaches’ poll, and three Owls were named to the preseason All-Sun Belt team.   Pitcher Hugh Adams, catcher Mike Albaladejo and outfielder Alex Hudak, all seniors, were the Owls’...
  • Second-half collapse dooms Owls

      It was another case of a second-half road game collapse for FAU, as the Owls allowed Western Kentucky to run past them in the final 20 minutes Thursday in Bowling Green.   The Hilltoppers outscored FAU 40-25 in the second half at E.A. Diddle Arena to...
  • ODU hires Hampton High grad Finwood as its baseball coach

    ODU hires Hampton High grad Finwood as its baseball coach
    Chris Finwood is coming home to lead Old Dominion's baseball program. A 1984 Hampton High graduate, Finwood has coached Western Kentucky the past six seasons, guiding the Hilltoppers to a pair of NCAA tournament appearances and producing 14 Major...
  • Connection with AD lures Finwood home to ODU baseball

    Connection with AD lures Finwood home to ODU baseball
    With a Hampton High diploma, a wife from Newport News and friends throughout the region, Chris Finwood is 757 to the core. But those aren't the ties that lured him home to coach Old Dominion University's baseball team. The decisive connection was ODU...
  • ODU introduces Finwood, dreams of new baseball stadium

    ODU introduces Finwood, dreams of new baseball stadium
    In his office, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig has blueprints for a $9-million, 4,000-seat baseball stadium to be built at the Monarchs' current home. In his mind, Selig has visions of a ballpark, also on campus-owned land, but along the...
  • Sun Belt to introduce three new coaches during Media Days

    When the Sun Belt holds its football media days Monday and Tuesday, three coaches will be making their first appearance. Two others will be making their second, as the nine-team conference has seen five coaching changes in the last two seasons....