Sports


Williams makes transition from soccer to football

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Jimmy Hatch UJ football player Eugene Williams was born in Jamaica where American football is irrelevant and soccer is the sport many boys grow up loving. Williams, the kicker for the UJ football team, was born on Sept. 24, 1994, in Kingston, Jamaica. His education history includes Hew Hope Prep School, Iris Gelly Primary School, Kingston College, then University of Jamestown where he wil...

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Becker receives Coach of the Year award

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Nicole Bologna Soccer is a sport that brings many different people to many different places of the world. Six years ago the University of Jamestown added Nick Becker as its head coach of the women’s soccer program to develop and redesign the program. Once a player himself, he has a strong sense of the game in which he has instilled in his team. Becker had a background in soccer long...

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Jimmies struggle to 2-9 season

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Tyler Shurtz After high hopes heading into the 2017 football season, adversity struck the Jimmies as they fell to a 2-9 record (2-7 in NSAA) in a disappointing season. The Jimmies began their season at home hosting Hastings College where they fell 31-3 in game where the offense struggled. The next week they hosted defending national champions University of Saint Francis. The Jimmies strug...

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Swan rises to challenge of playing soccer in U.S.

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

By Nicole Bologna Special to The Collegian The University of Jamestown not only welcomes students from the United States, but it also attracts people from all over the world. Holly Swan, a sophomore student-athlete from Hampshire, England, calls Jamestown her home. What first attracted Swan to UJ was the soccer program. Her passion for the sport and her pursuit to becoming a high level in...

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Klatt puts in hard work on and off the field

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

By Jimmy Hatch Special to The Collegian Although football is a passion of his, University of Jamestown senior quarterback Dylan Klatt doesn’t neglect the important things in his life. Klatt, who comes from the small city of Crookston, Minn., grew up with two sisters, one older than he is and the other younger. Klatt has been playing football ever since he can remember. He said he s...

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Contreras credits family for success

Sat, 07 Oct 2017

By Nicole Bologna Staff Writer Gilroy, Calif., is where it all started. Little did Connie Contreras know that those first set of cleats her parents bought her when she was 4 years old would be far from her last pair. Hard working, energetic and passionate are all great words to describe Contreras. Contreras is a student-athlete at the University of Jamestown who plays soccer while also pu...

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Sports - UJ Baseball

Mon, 01 May 2017

By Landon Uetz Following a loss on Monday, April 17th, the University of Jamestown baseball team has an overall record of 30-15 (11-5 in the NSAA).  The Jimmies went 1-3 against the #5 team in the country, Bellevue University, in West Fargo on April 14-15.  The lone victory came on a walk-off home run, snapping Bellevue’s 27 game win streak.   It has been a roller coaste...

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UJ Softball

Sat, 01 Apr 2017

By Hanna Dunnigan The Jimmie softball team has faced a large amount of adversity and many challenges so far this season. The team has had some trouble stringing together consistent performances; however, when the girls are working hard and playing together they are able to dominate the field.  The Jimmies started out their season playing 12 games over three weekends in the Presentation...

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University of Jamestown Wrestling

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

By Theodore Robison, UJ Wrestler Women’s Wrestling As the women’s wrestling team’s season comes to a close, the Jimmies have a lot to show for it. Most recently, the Jimmies competed in Indiana at the National Duals. Going in ranked thirteenth, the Jimmies wrestled strong and finished with a victory and are now ranked number seven nationally. With college nationals coming u...

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UJ Women’s Basketball

Fri, 13 Jan 2017

by Bryn Woodside   As a member of the University of Jamestown’s women’s basketball team, we are excited about where we are at in our season. After a long November with many games on the road, it is fun to be able to play in our home gym again.  While we were on the road senior guard, Kyra Dewald hit a milestone in her career. She scored her 1000th point, being the 19...

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