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Tigers win at football home opener

By: Jordan Cope, Sports Editor

With under 3 minutes left in the Tiger’s first home game of the season, redshirt sophomore quarterback Ellis Knudson, who took over for an injured Morgan Mahalak, stepped back in the pocket and hit senior wide receiver Christian Summers for a 43-yard touchdown pass which proved to be the difference in Towson’s 35-28 Saturday win over Saint Francis.

“Just preparing during the week gets me ready to go in the game,” Knudson said. “I prepare during the week like the starter and try to perfect the offense the best I can. I just went in there like I was the starter.”   

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Towson battles Longwood at Johnny Unitas Stadium in the fall of 2015.

Looking for first win

By: Jordan Cope, Sports Editor 

Towson field hockey dropped two matches on the road this weekend, falling to Lock Haven Sunday and St. Francis Friday.

Sunday, the Tigers (0-4) fell to the Bald Eagles (2-0) 8-0 at Charlotte Smith Field in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.  Lock Haven got on the board first on a goal from junior midfielder Michelle Enck and never looked back.

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Catching up with Megan Lindstrom

Q: When did you discover your passion for running?

A: I started running in 7th grade, but it wasn’t until my junior year of high school that it truly became my passion. That year is when I started to see real potential in myself and was willing to put in everything I had toward this sport. 

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Tigers drop season opener

By: Jordan Cope, Sports Editor 

Senior running back Darius Victor rushed for his 3,025th career yard after recording 70 yards on the ground and two touchdowns Saturday, but three turnovers haunted Towson in its first loss of the season to FBS opponent Southern Florida at Raymond James Stadium. 

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TU shutout

By: Desmond Boyle, Staff Writer 

The Tigers played two games this weekend without scoring a goal, falling 3-0 to the George Mason Patriots Sunday, but tying 0-0 against St. John’s Friday.

The Tigers hung with the Patriots through the first half, with both sides managing one shot on goal. However, the opening half was scoreless as neither team took advantage of its scoring chances. 

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Fall sports preview

By: Desmond Boyle, Jordan Cope and Chris Wells 

The fall 2016 sports preview is designed to give you a first look at all the sports that Towson Athletics has lined up for the semester. In the following pages, you’ll find your first look at football, field hockey, volleyball and every other sport Towson has to offer this season. We’ve talked to coaches and players to give you a comprehensive picture of what to come.  

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