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Taylor University, Upland, IN
Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Kyle Hayward

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Women's basketball earns senior day win

The Taylor University women’s basketball team celebrated Senior Day at Odle Arena on Saturday, Feb. 12 with a 76-55 win over the Grace College Lancers.A dominant second half saw the Trojans overcome a slow start to the game. Despite trailing 13-0 in the first four minutes of action, the Trojans fought ...

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Cross country runs in nationals

On Nov. 19, Taylor Cross Country concluded another successful season at the NAIA National Championship meet in Vancouver, Washington.Going into the national race, both teams were ranked fourth in the NAIA. Three lady Trojans finished in the top 40 runners, earning All-American honors and leading the ...

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Taylor soccer players journey from Bolivia

While they have had different journeys through school and soccer, senior men’s soccer players Joshua Zeidan and Samuel Villegas have been through quite a bit together.Villegas and Zeidan met one another back in the eighth grade in La Paz, Bolivia. From then on, they have remained classmates in school ...

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Tennis still thriving at Taylor

Although Taylor no longer has an official tennis team, a few former members have helped fill the gap left by the disbanding of their program.Following the dismissal of the men’s and women’s tennis teams here at Taylor, former faculty member and Assistant Tennis Coach Jonathan Forte got together ...

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Rugby Club growing yearly

In the first week of June, Taylor’s rugby team represented the university at the Collegiate Rugby Championship in New Orleans, Louisiana.After most Trojans had returned home for the summer, Taylor Rugby undertook the biggest challenge in their club’s history as they faced off against five top teams ...

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Track heading towards end of outdoor season

While everything around campus begins to wind down for the semester, men’s and women’s track and field is preparing for the most important part of the season.Going into the outdoor season, the lady Trojans had some momentum. Taylor secured a third-place finish in the indoor Crossroads League Championship. ...

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Cross country wins nationals

Taylor Cross Country ended their season with a bang on Friday, April 9 at the NAIA National Championship meet in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Five All-American runners secured a national championship for the men’s team with a team score of just 73 points. Despite some injuries, the lady Trojans finished third ...

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Men's Lacrosse defeats Concordia-Illinois

Taylor men’s lacrosse picked up their fifth win of the season on Saturday, March 13 when they took down Concordia-Illinois by a score of 12-4.This victory marked the fifth victory against unranked teams, with both of the Trojans’ only two losses coming at the hands of Saint Ambrose University. Saint ...

The Trojans suffered a difficult 1-2 loss to Mount Vernon to end their season
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Women's soccer season comes to close with close loss

For the Taylor women’s soccer team, the 2020 season was a mixed bag. COVID-19 restrictions on and off the field made this season truly unique.In years past, Taylor athletic teams have been able to return to campus with ample amounts of time to prepare for the coming season. On top of that, they are ...

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