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Owls send five to finals at NCAA championships

Men’s gymnastics placed No. 10 overall at the NCAAs.
At the NCAA men’s gymnastics championships, the Owls finished 11.7 points out from advancing to the final round of team competition and having a chance to claim its first national championship since 1949.…

Spring forward

Kenny Harper looks to define his role for the football team.
For the second consecutive year, a backup running back stood out at the Cherry and White scrimmage when the team already had possessed a clear-cut starter for its upcoming season.…

New-look linebackers lead Owls’ defense

Ahkeem Smith hopes to lead the defense.
After spending last season adjusting to a new position, redshirt-senior linebacker Ahkeem Smith, will look to perfect his mindset on defense.
The former running back, who spent his first two eligible seasons in the backfield, said he expects the defense to rely on play making abilities instead of raw talent.…

Dunphy wears dunce hat for charitable evening

Big 5 coaches, former players and other acquaintances roasted men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy last week for Big Brothers, Big Sisters.
“[This is] maybe the worst thing that ever happens to me,” men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy said at his roast on Wednesday, April 11.…

Women’s rowing makes history

The Owls hope to build on a San Diego Crew Classic victory.
Women’s rowing is setting new standards for its program this season.
Coming off its first-ever victory at the San Diego Crew Classic on Sunday, April 1, the varsity eight is committed to improve and help the team have a chance to claim its first Atlantic Ten Conference title at the league championships on May 5.…