Eagle Staff Writer
Articles by Josh Paunil
April 24, 2013
For the first time in program history, the AU dance team earned a spot in the finals at the 2013 National Dance Alliance Collegiate Championships with a score of 8.878.
April 17, 2013
When AU men’s basketball head coach Jeff Jones departed for Old Dominion, his current players weren’t the only people he left in a tough situation.
The Eagles’ recruiting class, the prospects that will shape the future of the program, are also enduring the consequences of Jones’ decision. One of those players is Jalen Rhea, a shooting guard who attends New Albany High School in Ohio and is the second best player in AU’s class, according to recruiting services.
“I’m still in shock a little bit; it hasn’t set in that he’s gone,” Rhea said of men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones’ departure.
The Eagles boasted a recruiting class with four players who signed letters of intent. But after Jones left, one…
April 10, 2013
AU wrestler Kevin Tao plans to continue his wrestling career after graduation and has left his mark on AU’s program.
April 3, 2013
Kevin Tao prepared this whole wrestling season, physically and mentally, to perform at his best at NCAAs.
April 3, 2013
After 13 years at the helm of the men’s basketball program, head coach Jeff Jones left AU to fill same the position at Old Dominion University.
March 29, 2013
Blake Herrin, Kevin Tao and David Terao represented the Eagles at the NCAA Championships as Herrin picked up a win at heavyweight and Tao pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the tournament at 149 lbs.
March 27, 2013
Senior Kevin Tao fell just three points shy of All-American honors as he lost 5-3 to Virginia Tech’s Nick Brascetta March 22 in Des Moines, Iowa.
March 6, 2013
Despite not carrying an undefeated conference record into the Patriot League tournament like in 2012, the 2013 Eagles squad will still enter the conference tournament with confidence.
March 3, 2013
After beating Lafayette 69-52, the AU women’s basketball team will likely earn a No. 3 seed heading into the Patriot League Tournament as Jen Dumiak dominated in her first game back.
February 28, 2013
Head Coach Matt Corkery became the third coach in program history to pick up his 100th win and is the second-fastest to do it in Patriot League history.
February 27, 2013
Junior point guard Alexis Dobbs comes from a long line of basketball players in her family. The star Eagle has two uncles who played collegiate basketball, a father who coaches and a brother who plays at Bryant University.
February 20, 2013
The women’s basketball fought back in the second half to erase a 13-point halftime deficit before Navy ended the game on an 11-1 run and won, 52-42.
February 18, 2013
The AU women’s basketball team fell to Holy Cross and Lehigh after they couldn’t overcome large first-half deficits.
February 17, 2013
Junior guard Alexis Dobbs scored a season-high 19 points and senior center Stephanie Anya pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds, including eight offensive ones, in AU women’s basketball’s 73-63 loss to Holy Cross.
February 13, 2013
AU sophomore hugged her dad on the field after he helped lead the Ravens to a Super Bowl victory.
February 13, 2013
The AU women’s basketball teams remains in third place in the conference standings after they dropped their second game in the last three contests to Lehigh, 71-55. Junior guard Geleisa George scored a team-high 12 points while sophomore forward Arron Zimmerman chipped in 10 points.
February 4, 2013
The women’s basketball team couldn’t hold off Lafayette in the closing minutes in Easton, Penn. as they fall 49-47. Sophomore guard Jen Dumiak led AU scorers with 12 points.
January 31, 2013
After beating Bucknell away 66-58, the women’s basketball team remains tied atop the PL standings.
January 30, 2013
After their first regular season Patriot League loss in nearly two years, the women’s basketball team responded by beating an undefeated Army squad to create a four-way tie for first place.
January 27, 2013
Two-time All-Patriot League First Team volleyball selection Sara Rishell has transferred to the University of Alabama at Birmingham after a year-and-a-half stint at AU.
Eagles lose to Navy, 61-42
January 24, 2013
The skills of juniors Sarah Kiely and Geleisa George weren’t enough to stave off Navy’s fierce offense in Annapolis, Md.
January 22, 2013
Senior forward Stephen Lumpkins’ second straight double-double and his sixth on the season wasn’t enough for the AU men’s basketball team as they fell to Holy Cross, 79-60, Jan. 19 in Worcester, Mass.
January 19, 2013
The Eagles couldn’t sustain their hot start and fell to the defending Patriot League champions at Bender Arena.
December 5, 2012
Falling short to Howard 55-50, the AU men’s basketball team looks to bounce back when it travels to Maryland on Friday to play Baltimore County at 7 p.m.
November 26, 2012
The Eagles ended their season-opening four-game road trip with a narrow, last-minute victory over Elon Nov. 24.
November 19, 2012
The AU volleyball team came up just short in its title match against Colgate Nov. 18.
November 18, 2012
The AU volleyball team will take on Colgate for the Patriot League Championship Nov. 18 following four-set semifinal victory over Army.
November 14, 2012
Riding their momentum from a successful end of the regular season, the AU volleyball team enters this weekend’s Patriot League Tournament as the No. 2 seed.
November 14, 2012
For the first time in eight months, AU men’s basketball returns to Bender Arena Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. as the Eagles take on Mount St. Mary’s and attempt to duplicate last year’s early success at home.
November 7, 2012
On a five game conference winning streak, the AU volleyball team clinched a PL Tournament berth for the 12th straight year.
October 31, 2012
With four straight wins, the AU volleyball team is poised to make a run at a top-two seed in the conference tournament.
October 28, 2012
Jeff Jones gave the AU community an idea of what to look for from this year’s Eagles.
October 25, 2012
Wins over Holy Cross and Army pushed the Eagle’s to third place in the Patriot League.
October 18, 2012
The Eagles split their matches over the weekend, remain in a tie for third place in the Patriot League.
October 11, 2012
The Eagles (11-7, 3-2 PL) rallied to win against Navy.
October 4, 2012
After breaking even over the weekend, the Eagles remain at a .500 conference record.
September 27, 2012
The Eagle’s started their quest for their third straight Patriot League Championship with a loss to Army and a sweep of Holy Cross.
September 23, 2012
The Eagles swept Coppin State in their final match before Patriot League play begins.
September 20, 2012
Despite switching to a new position, freshman libero Allison Cappellino has filled her new role well in her first season.
September 13, 2012
Due largely to the MVP performance of sophomore Kelly McCaddin, the AU volleyball team swept the competition at the Spartan-Aggie Invitational tournament.
August 29, 2012
A lot depends on two new additions to AU’s defending Patriot League champion volleyball team.
August 26, 2012
Over 2,400 people watched as women’s volleyball fell to the Georgetown Hoyas 3-0 at Bender Arena.
August 22, 2012
High turnout expected again as AU women’s volleyball begins another season on Aug. 24.
August 14, 2012
Stephen Lumpkins plans to return to the AU men’s basketball team for the 2012-2013 season, Head Coach Jeff Jones announced August 14.
“I always planned to return to American and complete my degree,” Lumpkins said in a statement. “Being away for a year made me realize how much I miss basketball. I enjoyed my three years on the AU team very much, and I am hopeful I can play again in my final year.”
Lumpkins, who left AU after his junior year to pursue a professional baseball career with the Kansas City Royals, must first receive approval from the Patriot League to compete this season.
Since he is still within his NCAA five-year eligibility window and NCAA rules permit student-athletes…
May 1, 2012
Moldoveanu plays for Italy’s Benetton Treviso professional basketball club, manages to keep in touch with AU friends back home.
April 17, 2012
Senior Charles Hinkle played at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in March to gain more exposure in hopes of playing professional ball.
April 12, 2012
AU point guard Wayne Simon will no longer play for the Eagles’ basketball team, leaving a hole in the roster.
April 10, 2012
Junior midfielder Emily Burton has become one of the nations top scorers this year.
April 3, 2012
A look at the best moments from this year’s NCAA tournament.
March 27, 2012
If the Redskins didn’t make the trade with St. Louis, they’d have the exact same problems they’ve had since Daniel Snyder bought the team.
March 15, 2012
Eagles fall to the University of Buffalo 78-61 in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
March 2, 2012
In a close quarterfinal game, The Eagles defeat Lafayette 59-54 March 1.
February 23, 2012
The Eagles face off against Bucknell at 7 p.m. Feb. 23.
February 20, 2012
AU took the lead at the beginning, overcame a short reversal early in the second half, and then kept their lead through the rest of the game.
February 16, 2012
The Eagles defeat the Midshipmen 69-48 and prepare for their Feb. 16 game against Patriot League leaders Bucknell University.
February 13, 2012
AU’s women basketball team had a record-setting start to their Patriot League play on Friday, February 11th. They defeated Holy Cross 67-47.
February 10, 2012
The Eagles earn a 71-62 home victory against Lehigh Feb. 9.
February 7, 2012
ESPN anchor visits journalism class, guest stars on the Jeff Jones Radio Show
January 31, 2012
The women’s basketball team is now alone atop the Patriot League with a 80-54 win over the Lafayette College Leopards.
January 31, 2012
Women’s squad undefeated in conference, men’s squad in second place with stretch run upcoming.
January 28, 2012
ESPN anchor Bram Weinstein (SOC ‘95) will visit AU Feb. 2.
January 28, 2012
Bucknell defeats the men’s basketball team 67-61 Jan. 25.
January 20, 2012
Men’s basketball defeats Navy 67-60 Jan. 18.
December 8, 2011
AU defeated Hamption 74-72 Dec. 7.
December 6, 2011
AU men’s basketball team’s scorer Charles Hinkle is on fire this season.
Senior forward scores 32 points in 66-60 victory
December 6, 2011
AU’s mens basketball propelled themselves to a victory against St. Joseph’s University on Dec. 4th.
December 6, 2011
AU’s Volleyball Team ended their difficult season with a loss to the University of Delaware.
November 19, 2011
After a victory over Colgate, AU aims to take home the Patriot League championship for the tenth time in 11 years.
Colgate defeats Eagles 2-0 for PL title
November 15, 2011
AU mens soccer falls short of their anticipated Patriot League Championship falling shore to Colgate University.
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