2011 A-Sun Fall Sports Spotlight: Jacksonville Dolphins

Monday, August 15, 2011


MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors. Jacksonville Athletic Director Alan Verlander discusses the upcoming fall seasons for the Dolphins in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

Women's Soccer Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Second 2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 13-5-2 (8-1-1; Second)
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: The Dolphins' 13 total wins last season and eight A-Sun victories were both the most for Jacksonville since the 2002 season.
Men's Soccer Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Fourth
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 9-9-2 (3-5-1; Seventh)
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: The Dolphins have reached the semifinals of the A-Sun Championship in four of the last five seasons, while capturing the title along the way in 2008.
Volleyball Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Sixth
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 14-16 (4-6; t-Sixth)
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: The Dolphins are the only A-Sun team to win at least 14 games in each of the past nine seasons.
Cross Country Capsule
2010 Championship Men's Finish: 11th; 334 Points
2010 Championship Women's Finish: Third; 96 Points
2011 Men's Schedule // 2011 Women's Schedule // 2011 Men's Roster // 2011 Women's Roster
Note: Jacksonville's women's team has finished in the top-three in each of the past three A-Sun Championships, the only team to accomplish that feat.

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The Atlantic Sun Conference is an NCAA Division I league with 10 member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement with a true balance between student and athlete. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.