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Taylor University, Upland, IN
Friday, June 14, 2024
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Clay Sidenbender

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Women’s golf edged out in Clash at Crosswinds

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Despite sophomore Nicole Jung earning her sixth individual collegiate win, Taylor lost the Clash at Crosswinds tournament last Saturday in Savannah, Georgia. Taylor tied Faulkner University at 58 shots over par for first place in the nine-team tournament. To decide the winner ...

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McDowell reflects on professional basketball career

Clay Sidenbender | Echo People around Upland know Quinn McDowell as the first-year men's basketball assistant coach. On the bench, he sits closest to the players, towering over the other coaches. Prior to Taylor, he served as a Virginia Wesleyan University assistant coach for two years. Some people ...

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Women’s basketball ends record season

Clay Sidenbender | Echo The women's basketball team finished a school record 30-5 season in the NAIA National Tournament Quarterfinals. They lost to Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU), the defending NAIA National Champions 75-62. The loss to DWU March 9 snapped Taylor University's 22-game winning streak. ...

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Track and Field teams compete in Indoor Nationals

Clay Sidenbender | Echo The track and field teams concluded their indoor season at the NAIA Indoor National Championships. The men's team tied with five other teams for 25th place out of 57 teams. The women's team tied two other teams for 11th place out of 56 teams. The meet took place at South Dakota ...

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Men's and women's cross country persevere

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Taylor cross country overcame health issues and made history at the NAIA National Championships. Women's cross country (Maddawgs) took third place and the men (Jarheads) finished 16th place at nationals. Maddawgs finished at highest place in program history and eight points shy ...

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Volleyball heads to Crossroads Quarterfinal

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Taylor volleyball is heading back to Grace College for the second time this season. This time, the season is on the line. The Taylor Trojans will face the Grace Lady Lancers for a Crossroads League quarterfinal match. They play Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in Winona Lake. Taylor ...

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Men’s soccer aspires for community inspiration

By Clay Sidenbender | Echo Prior to their Sept. 15 home game against Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech), Taylor men's soccer coach Gary Ross encouraged his team to find more people for the student section. Ross did address mistakes the team made as well, but his desire to fill the bleachers ...

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Men's tennis comes up short in tournament

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Sophomore Christen Jacquottet threw his tennis racquet into the empty bleachers following his one singles match last Saturday. Not every season goes as expected and for the Taylor men's tennis team, their fall season was no exception. The Trojans ended their season on Sep. 29, ...

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Taylor women's tennis falls from Grace

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Despite losing in the opening round of the Crossroads League tournament, women's head coach Jon Wegener would not have had his first season go any other way. Wegener, a former assistant coach at James Madison University, took the reins this season and continued a tradition ...

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Win over Wildcats, beaten by Bulldogs

Clay Sidenbender | Echo Living up to the hype, the first Grant Country rivalry game between Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) and Taylor University on Sept. 1 ended with a Trojan win, 43-31. Despite the threat of a 14-point deficit at the end of the first quarter, Head Coach Ron Korfmacher said his ...

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