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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


Mailiis Simovart: Teeing Up Memories and Friendship  

Mailiis Simovart: Teeing Up Memories and Friendship  

Claudia Adcock, Reporter February 26, 2024

A senior at Ashland University, Mailiis Simovart stands out in the serene realm of golf, where accuracy meets dedication. She treasures the friendships she's formed along the way in addition to being a...

The women that compete for the Ashland University eSports team.

AU eSports sees a rise of women in the industry

William Currier, Reporter February 25, 2024

With the rise of the eSports industry comes a variety of new faces and audiences, especially for women.   At Ashland University, the eSports program has three women in it, and they are looking to change...

AU men’s and women’s tennis team bring in new graduate assistant

AU men’s and women’s tennis team bring in new graduate assistant

Kylie Van Dine, Reporter February 24, 2024

Fabian David Avila Torres was hired as the new graduate assistant coach for the 2024 men’s and women’s tennis season by Head Coach Eric Gibson.   Gibson said, “Fabian has already proven to be...

The Eagles line up for a race at a meet inside the NISS Athletic Center. (Retrieved from T.J. Skinners Instagram)

AU track and field looks to find success in conference championships

Matthew Salvucci, Reporter February 21, 2024

Ashland University’s men and women’s indoor track and field teams are coming to the peak of their Indoor season. On Friday, Feb. 23 the Eagles will begin their Great Midwest Athletic Conference...

AUs Mckenzie Schulz stands for a team photo ahead of the 2024 campaign. (Retrieved from AU Athletics with permission)

A story of perseverance: McKenzie Schulz and an unexpected discovery

Avery Rosso, Reporter February 20, 2024

February is heart health month. For Ashland University women’s lacrosse player, McKenzie Schulz, the month has a significant meaning after going through her own experience with heart disease. Schulz...

Sam Witt prepares for his junior season. (Retrieved from AU Athletics)

Eagle baseball returner, Sam Witt, looks to excel in 2024 campaign

Brett Alberts, Reporter February 17, 2024

The Ashland baseball team returns eight position players and ten of the top thirteen pitchers from the 2023 season. However, for the Eagles, one player stands out who could make a big jump in the upcoming...

The Eagle womens lacrosse team raises their sticks in a huddle, showcasing team unity.
(Retrieved from AU Athletics with Permission)

Ashland University introduces a chapter of Morgan’s Message  

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor February 16, 2024

This story is related to suicide. If you or someone you know has contemplated suicide, call or text The National Suicide Prevention hotline at 988.  Ashland University has recognized a chapter of Morgan’s...

The Eagles celebrate after scoring a goal against the Oilers in the 2023 season. (Retrieved from Ashland University Athletics)

AU women’s lacrosse Head Coach Lauren Simko looks to continue to lead Eagles

Avery Rosso, Reporter February 12, 2024

Ashland University’s women's lacrosse Head Coach Lauren Simko is looking forward to kicking off her third season for the Eagles in 2024. Simko, who is a 2011 graduate of Lees-McRae (N.C.) College,...

Vermilya drives to the hoop in a high school contest.

AU women’s basketball team looks to bring in Ashland County rising star

Ben Nichols, Reporter February 10, 2024

Ashland University’s newest women’s basketball recruit Corri Vermilya is making headlines even before she steps foot on a college court. Vermilya is a senior at nearby Loudonville High School, just...

Head Coach Doug Geiser walks on the field at Jack Miller Stadium during 2023 fall practices.

AU football releases 2024 schedule after successful previous campaign

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor February 7, 2024

The full 2024 schedule can be found at the bottom of the article. The Ashland University football team has officially unveiled the Eagles' 2024 schedule to the public. After finding plenty of success...

Eagle womens tennis player Claudia Adcock goes for a hit in a match at home. (Retrieved with permission from AU Athletics)

AU men’s and women’s tennis take on Duquesne University in an exhibition match

Kylie Van Dine, Reporter February 3, 2024

Ashland University's men’s and women's tennis teams will play their first match of the spring season on Saturday, Feb 3 at 4 p.m.. This match will be an exhibition against Duquesne University, a Division...

Coach Farnsworth and the conference trophy after securing the championship last season.

AU STUNT looks to kickoff 2024 season behind Head Coach Denise Farnsworth

Dashia Lanai, Reporter February 2, 2024

The 2024 Ashland University STUNT season is underway, and Head STUNT Coach, Denise Farnsworth, is ready to take on the upcoming season. In the 2023 season, the team held Great Midwest Athletic...

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