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Jimmies hockey squad finishes up and down year: UJ earned bid to national tournament

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

By Amber Robinson Just last month the Jimmies Men Ice Hockey team wrapped up its season for the year. The team had a great year filled with lots of ups and downs. The team’s first challenge was getting a new coach, which was an adjustment for all parties involved. There was a large transition phase that was expected. Newly hired head coach Cole Bell, from Davenport, Iowa, was experienc...

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Knutson excited about spring golf season

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

As the spring golf season starts very soon, Jenna Knutson, a junior on the women’s golf team, is excited to get back out on the grass. This season could be a very exciting one for the Jimmies women’s golf team. Many great things could happen at a lot of the tournaments they are going to play in this spring. March 24 was the start of the golf season for the women’s golf team as...

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Heading to nationals: UJ's Zupan, Aragon hope to become national champions

Fri, 02 Mar 2018

By Alyssa Schrull The University of Jamestown’s Mike Zupan and Brandon Aragon qualified for the 2018 NAIA National Wrestling Championship at the NAIA Great Plains Regional Championship. Zupan, a senior on UJ’s men's wrestling team, placed third at 174 pounds. Aragon, UJ's 149-pounder, placed fourth. The University of Jamestown' took seventh place as a team. The NAI...

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From student-athlete to coach: Stubbs becomes head coach of UJ dance, cheer teams

Fri, 02 Mar 2018

By Haley Gallagher Ashley Stubbs is new to the University of Jamestown athletic department this academic year. Coming from a junior college in Sacramento, Calif., Stubbs transferred to UJ for the track and field program. After interning under UJ Athletic Director Sean Johnson, she earned a position as coach of the new dance and cheer teams. Stubbs has a background with experience in dance...

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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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