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Bucknell is no match for No. 10

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The Women's Field Hockey team on Saturday shut out Bucknell, 5-0, in its first Patriot League game. Ranked 10th in the nation, the team just finished three tournaments and was well-prepared for regular season opener against Bucknell.

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Men come close in tough match

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The AU men's Soccer team will enter Patriot League play Wednesday on the heels of a bittersweet weekend. AU tied No. 4 Old Dominion, 1-1, Friday, only to lose two days later to soon-to-be-ranked William and Mary, 1-0, on Sunday at the Nike Tribe Soccer Classic in Williamsburg, Va.

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Golf wedges in at 8th

AU Men's Golf completed its first main tournament of the fall season, the Cornell Invitational at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, finishing in eighth place. The Eagles finished with a combined score of 913 (302-300-311), 34 shots off the leader's pace.


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Eagles tighten leash on Hoyas, 3-1

The AU Women's Soccer team just keeps rolling. Tuesday, the Eagles (6-1-1) dismissed District rivals Georgetown, 3-1, at Reeves Field to extend their unbeaten streak to six matches and give themselves even more momentum heading into their Patriot League opener at Holy Cross on Saturday.



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Tennis looks good in off-season play at Virginia Beach

From the Eagle sports desk: The AU Men's Tennis team wrapped up a successful showing at this past weekend's Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational, as all three singles players won their division. Sophomores Andrew Singer and Jason Harris and freshman Mark Doumba were victorious in the Virginia Beach tournament.


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Everything you need to know to get your DC sports fix

Washington, D.C., can be a disconcerting place for a sports fan. Here, NHL playoff games fail to sell out. Here, it's impossible to watch the professional version of the national pastime in the national capital. Here, many residents root for every team but the home team because their family and cultural roots are embedded somewhere far from the Potomac's banks.


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AU student named Golden Bear scholar

Washington College of Law student Hilary Dengel, 21, of Chatham, Ontario, will have something to hang next to her anticipated law degree when she graduates - a personal letter and award from the most revered golfer of all time, Jack Nicklaus. Earlier this month, Dengel earned the Jack Nicklaus Award for Academic Excellence by the Royal Canadian Golf Association Foundation.


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Eagles smack around No. 11 Richmond

If the field hockey world hasn't already noticed of the AU Eagles, it will after this weekend. AU, already at its highest-ever national ranking of No. 13, will probably ascend even higher, after dismissing Yale 3-1 Friday, and No. 11 Richmond 2-0 Saturday in College Park, Md.



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Eagles get served by Arizona and Albany

The AU volleyball team was rudely awakened in the first two games of the American Volleyball Classic this weekend in Bender Arena before regrouping to pull out a victory Saturday night. Heading into their annual home tournament, coach Barry Goldberg and his previously 3-2 Eagles hoped to make a stand against No. 15 Arizona Wildcats and build on that for the remaining two games of round robin play against the University of Albany and Temple University.




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Lee Banks win against VCU

The AU Women's Soccer team entered this year with heaps of potential but not nearly as much experience. Yet as the season has progressed, the Eagles have met nearly every challenge, gaining experience and an impressive record. That continued Thursday, as the team passed its stiffest test this fall, defeating a foreboding Virginia Commonwealth team 2-1 at Reeves Field with a late goal from sophomore forward Jana Lee.


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Cross-country preps for Navy invite

The Eagles cross-country teams, projected by Patriot League coaches and sports information directors to repeat as PL champions, prepared for Saturday's Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md., by finishing strongly in early-season meets that highlighted AU's depth and talent.







As the semester comes to an end and one of the founding members leaves American University, Section 202 has decided to take a trip down memory lane. For our fans, old and new, who are wondering how Section 202 came to be, this episode is a must. Listen along as hosts Connor Sturniolo and Liah Argiropoulos reminisce about the beginning of Section 202 and how it got to where it is now.


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