Category Archives: Sports


Tigers claw into second place

By: Alex Toribio, Contributing Writer 

Towson’s gymnastics team finished in second place at the University of New Hampshire Quad Meet Sunday with a season-best score of 194.575, and achieved season-high scores on the floor exercise, uneven bars and balance beams.
“We wanted to warm up the way we wanted to compete because last weekend at Michigan State, we did not have a very good warm up at all,” Head Coach Vicki Chliszyzck said. “So our goal was to have a great warm up and the girls absolutely did that.”

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Indoor Track: Tigers set records

By: Alex Ziolkowski, Contributing Writer 

Towson raised the bar in its second consecutive Akron Invitational last weekend, Feb. 5-6, including a new school record in the triple jump.

Saturday afternoon senior Wilhelmina Austin sprang into the field events. She set an indoor school record in the triple jump with a distance of 11.74 meters (38’6.25″) and ranked third overall for the event. Her time ranks fourth overall in program history for the triple jump, including indoor and outdoor marks.

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Towson adds Oregon quarterback

By: Tyler Beard, Assistant Sports Editor 

Towson’s football team received big news on Monday afternoon with the announcement that former University of Oregon quarterback Morgan Mahalak had transferred to the program.

“We are happy that we have secured a commitment from such a talented young quarterback,” Head Coach Rob Ambrose said on “Morgan brings a tremendous amount of potential and secures great competition at the quarterback position.”

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A climb to the top, the revival of a program

By: Jordan Cope, Assistant Sports Editor 

Junior Matt Cobleigh never got to wrestle in grade school, because his parents worried about him getting injured. But he always wanted be on a wrestling team.

“In high school I never wrestled, in middle school I never wrestled, so I had no wrestling experience,” Cobleigh said. “When I got to Towson, I found out the team got banned for a long time, so I found my good friend Scott Strappelli and we both said, ‘Hey let’s just go in, talk to the sports club people and get wrestling started.’”

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Capital Opportunity

By: Jordan Cope, Assistant Sports Editor

At the All-Star Break, the unofficial midway point of the National Hockey League regular season, the Washington Capitals have the best record in the league at 38-5-4.

If the Capitals continue to win games at this pace, the team will be contenders for the Presidents’ Trophy, which is given to the team with the best regular season record.

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Photo by Chris Simms.

Tigers give Delaware the blues

By: Desmond Boyle, Staff Writer

Towson escaped with a 101-97 win in a thrilling overtime barn-burner against the University of Delaware Saturday.

The game opened with the Tigers firing from the perimeter, as Towson went 3-for-3 from beyond the arc and jumped out to an 11-3 lead in the first four minutes. Sophomore guard Byron Hawkins hit two of his three first half 3-pointers in that stretch.

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