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AU stomps Hoyas, 3-1

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Everyone on the AU Volleyball team will tell you they are the team to beat in the Patriot League. Judging by the fire of opponents who visit Bender Arena every weekend, AU's rivals seem to agree.

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Eagles edge out Navy

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On a rainy night that included tons of wind the Women's Soccer team edged the Navy Midshipmen by a final score of 5-4 in overtime. The game's nine goals included two different hat trick scorers.

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Reeves Field earns national honors

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AU's own Reeves Field earned national honors this month as the 2002 Soccer Field of the Year by the Sports Turf Managers Association. Each year this award is given to a college or university; however, one man in particular deserves a pat on the back.

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Kucerkova takes deserved break

AU Volleyball star Karla Kucerkova sat out the last two games of Saturday's match against Colgate, but not because of injury, head coach Barry Goldberg said in a phone interview Wednesday.


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The Field Hockey team had a big week with three members earning Patriot League Player of the Week awards and securing the 19th rank by the 2003 STX/NFHCA Division 1 National Coaches Poll for the week of Oct. 12.


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Eagles bring one home, 3-0

Must-win out-of-conference games in October don't come around too often. But with AU Men's Soccer trapped in a four game losing skid, Wednesday's home clash with Princeton was just that. The Eagles rose to the challenge, playing their most complete game of the year in a 3-0 win at Reeve's Field.



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Eagles stomp Lafayette 4-2

AU Women's Soccer grabbed a vital 4-2 home win over Patriot League foe Lafayette Saturday, Oct. 11, riding goals from both expected and unexpected sources.




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AU destroys two PL foes

The AU Eagles volleyball team turned Friday and Saturday games against Bucknell and Colgate into business as usual. The meeting of the Patriot League's two unbeaten teams was as competitive as it was billed. That is, until the Eagles turned it into business as usual.


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Scoreless losing streak plagues Men's Soccer

AU Men's Soccer's scoreless streak continued last Saturday as the Eagles fell 2-0 to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Reeves Field. The Eagles are now scoreless in their last three games and the last 273 minutes and 40 seconds, including the final minutes of their 3-1 win at George Mason back on Sept 20.



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Women's Soccer shuts out, 4-0

Sometimes a team is just overmatched. This was the case Wednesday when the Women's Soccer team hosted Youngstown State, coming off a 3-1 loss at Colgate on Saturday, Oct. 4. AU got a much-needed victory, jumping out to an early lead and winning, 4-0.


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Kucerkova named V-ball PL player of the Week

AU Volleyball senior Karla Kucerkova can chalk up another award to her many accolades, which by now have become routine. Kucerkova earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors as her team (7-8 overall, 4-0 PL) swept a weekend road trip by beating Holy Cross, 3-1, and Army, 3-0.


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Limbaugh rushes into rash analysis, misjudges McNabb

Columnist Adam Montgomery reflects on on the Sept. 28 broadcast of ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, where Rush Limbaugh let Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb know how it felt to be Jackie Robinson during his first years in the white Major Leagues.







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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