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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

Eagle golfer Leeann Harker swings during a round of golf.

A Rising Star’s Journey in Collegiate Golf, Eagle freshman Leeann Harker

Claudia Adcock, Reporter April 21, 2024

There are athletes in the golf world whose skill, commitment, and perseverance make them stand out. One such athlete is Ashland University's rising star on the golf team, freshman Leeann Harker....

The AU SAAC board for the 2024-25 year.

AU SAAC brings in new board members for 2024-25 Academic Year

Avery Rosso, Reporter April 15, 2024

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for Ashland University (SAAC) has elected the board members for the 2024-2025 school year. SAAC is a committee made up of student-athletes that provide insight into...

The Eagles pull off a 3-0 win over the Mavericks on Tuesday night. (Retrieved from AU Athletics with permission)

AU Call of Duty eSports team improves to 10-4 on the spring campaign

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor March 20, 2024

Ashland, Ohio - After one season of struggling, the Eagles are soaring yet again. The Ashland University Call of Duty (CoD) eSports team is currently thriving in the College CoD League this spring....

The Eagles will kickoff play in Allendale, Mich., for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

88.9 WRDL leads coverage of AU women’s basketball throughout NCAA Tournament

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor March 14, 2024

More women's basketball action means more coverage from Ashland University's student-run radio station, 88.9 WRDL. As the Eagles prepare to make the flock north to Grand Valley State University (GVSU),...

Eagle guard Macy Spielman rejoices with her teammates Annie Roshak and Hayley Smith after a basket is scored.

Eagles secure home victory over Thomas More Saints in GMAC semifinal clash

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor March 8, 2024

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC) runs through Kates Gymnasium. On Friday, March 8, the Ashland University women's basketball team stormed past the Thomas More Saints in a confident 67-56...

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...

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...

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...

Eagle forward Stefan Stanic runs back down the court after making a defensive play for his team.

AU men’s basketball falls to Trojans on the road, 82-71

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor January 5, 2024

To kick off the new year, the Ashland University men's basketball team struggled to find their footing in a loss to the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans, 82-71. The game was highlighted by two runs by the...

Around Ohio: Buckeyes take down Miami Redhawks, 86-64

Ben Nichols, Reporter December 14, 2023

The Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team competed in non-conference action at The Schottenstein Center this past Wednesday night. Coming into the contest, the Buckeyes were 23.5-point favorites...

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