Articles by Andrew Orie

Broken records highlight long weekend

The three-day Ohio Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships produced a third place overall finish for the John Carroll University men’s swimming and diving team.   The University of Akron’s Onacek Natatorium was the venue for the 2016 OAC Championships that featured seven different programs from around the conference.   On Thursday, Feb. 18, JCU…

Relay wins help Blue Streaks to top five finish

  Thanks to two victories in 4×400-meter relay and the distance medley, the John Carroll University women’s track and field earned a fourth place finish at the Joe Banks Invite on Saturday, Feb. 6 in Ada, Ohio.   The 4×400-meter team of juniors Sara Martinko and Joy Nyaanga, sophomore Ashura Powell and sophomore Noelle Saluan…

JCU squeaks out win in overtime thriller

  Four quarters were not enough to determine a winner in Saturday, Jan. 23’s game against Wilmington College.  In the end, John Carroll University women’s basketball team came out victorious, 77-76, pushing their overall record to 10-7 and 5-5 in Ohio Athletic Conference play.   The Blue Streaks could not buy a bucket to start…

John Carroll Blue Streak varsity athletics: Weekend roundup 04/11-04/12

Men’s Tennis   The John Carroll University men’s tennis team came up just short this weekend after a hard-fought match, ultimately missing out on the win by just one point. The 5-4 loss to Otterbein will drop JCU to 3-11 and 2-1 in OAC play on the year.   The start of the match did…

Blue Streaks improve to 9-3 start with three-game sweep

  The John Carroll University baseball team had a busy weekend, as the Blue Streaks improved to 9-3 on the year after a three-game sweep of Transylvania University over the two-day series.   The Blue Streaks dominated in each game, winning 7-4 on Saturday and then 10-4 and 7-2 on Sunday.   Saturday’s game started…

Blue Streaks fall in battle of OAC heavyweights

  The John Carroll University men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat on Saturday, Jan. 17 to the University of Mount Union.   The rivalry game came down to  the wire. But ultimately, Mount Union came through with the big 95-92 win. They now claim sole possession of second place in the OAC. The loss…

Blowout victory over Otterbein conference championship next week

    The Blue Streaks sent their seniors off in emphatic fashion with a resounding 66-13 win over Otterbein University to earn a 9-0 record on Saturday, Nov. 8. Now, they are getting ready for a top-10 showdown against rival the University of Mount Union.   Even more impressively, JCU has outscored its opponents 348-34…

JCU dominates with 69-0 win over Wilmington in OAC bout

    Domination was the name of the game on Saturday, Oct. 11, as the then No. 6 Blue Streaks improved to 5-0 with a 69-0 win over Wilmington College.   The win was made possible by a John Carroll University offense that scored on its first eight possessions of the game and by a…

Passing game shines in Homecoming win over Yellow Jackets

Another week, another dominant display by the No. 6 John Carroll University football team. The Blue Streaks improved to 3-0 after a  45-7 blowout win over the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets on Saturday, Sept. 27.   After starting off the year with big wins against St. Vincent College and Heidelberg University, the Blue Streaks…

Blue Streaks improve on day two at Corbett Fall Classic

    Another weekend, another tough course for the John Carroll University women’s golf team took the Michael Corbett Fall Classic at the Lake Shore Country Club in Erie, Pennsylvania this past weekend.   The Blue Streaks finished the tournament tied for 13th, as several players produced solid performances over the two days.   JCU…

JCU rides young talent to top half finish

  After a strong performance at the Gatorade Intercollegiate last week, the John Carroll University men’s golf  put together a strong performance at the Ohio Athletic Conference Fall Invitational.   A youth-laden JCU team, which fielded three freshmen, finished in fourth overall.   The OAC regular season championship is a combination of the fall invitational…

Blue Streaks ride three top-15 finishes to 2nd place finish

    John Carroll University men’s golf team took the trip to The College of Wooster to participate in the Gatorade Collegiate Golf Tournament this past weekend. On Saturday and Sunday the men of JCU golf put together an impressive showing coming in second place out of seven teams. They finished with a final score of…

JCU Women’s Tennis puts in perfect performance heading into OACs

    John Carroll University’s women’s tennis team put on a dominant display on Saturday, April 26 over Marrieta College. This performance was especially impressive as they did not drop a single set throughout the entire match.   The team started out strong with sophomores Catherine Engel and Anna Stein  not dropping a single set…

Blue Streaks turn in impressive performance at Oberlin

  The John Carroll University women’s track and field team participated in the non-scored Bob Kahn Invitational at Oberlin College last weekend. Even without the official scoring, the Blue Streaks still posted several impressive performances.   The weather was expected to be a big factor throughout the day, but clear skies turned out to be…

Blue Streaks cruise to 9-0 win over Muskingum

The John Carroll University women’s tennis team caught fire on Saturday, March 22, as the Blue Streaks dominated Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. The victory was especially impressive since the Blue Streaks earned the shutout with a 9-0 finish.   In singles competition, sophomore Catherine Engel started the day off strong with a 6-0,…

JCU competes in Berea, Columbus, Kent in preparation for OACs

    Women’s Indoor Track & Field   The John Carroll University women’s track and field team had a plan to divide and conquer plan this weekend, as JCU runners went to three different locations.   The plan worked to perfection.   Most of the squad came together in the Greater Cleveland Championships on Firday,…

Men capture fourth, women take sixth at All-Ohio Championships

    Men’s Track & Field   The men of the John Carroll University indoor track and field team had a tough challenge at the All-Ohio Championships in Westerville, Ohio. But the Blue Streaks came out looking good on Saturday, Feb. 15, finishing in fourth place, while the University of Mount Union took first in…

Women’s indoor track & field squad divides and conquers; Three records set in Boston

  The John Carroll University’s women’s track and field team split up for a pair of meets over the weekend. Several members of the squad traveled to Boston for the prestigious David Hemery Valentine Invitational, while the majority of the team headed to Denison University in Granville, Ohio for the Bob Shannon Invitational, where the…

Mirman guides JCU to 12th place finish at Willson Invitational

While a 12th place finish at the Pete Willson Invitational in Wheaton, Ill. over the weekend might not look great on paper, the John Carroll University wrestling team posted an impressive effort. The Blue Streaks saw their first individual winner at the prestigious  32-team meet in five years, in sophomore Dan Mirman, and battled hard…

College Basketball: Top NBA Draft prospects

On Thursday June 26th, NBA teams will be tasked with trying to rebuild their team behind one of the many college stars in this draft class. This draft class is loaded with collegiate stars with the potential become superstars in the NBA.   Since the draft’s order is yet to be determined, this list of…

Cameron, Kreuz lead JCU track to strong Otterbein Invitational finishes

Men’s Track & Field   The Blue Streaks started their season off strong on Saturday, Jan. 18 by taking third place in the Otterbein Invitational, finishing with 86.83 points behind only Robert Morris University and Tiffin University.   The John Carroll University men’s track and field team started fast. Junior Alex Hamizadeh got it going…

Both men and women’s swimming & diving squads down Defiance

Men’s Swimming & Diving The John Carroll University women’s swimming and diving team achieved its second win of the season with a resounding 133-52 victory over Defiance College on Saturday. The performance was remarkable considering the fact that 10 different JCU women’s swimmers earned first place finishes. The day started with a hard-earned victory in…

Men’s golf wins Rivers Green Invitational

The John Carroll University men’s golf team looked to conclude the fall season at  the Rivers Green Invitational with a victory on Sunday, Oct. 6. They did just that in a closely contested tournament that came down to only one stroke, with JCU on top over the second place University of Mount Union,, 443 to…

Women’s tennis sweeps Franciscan on the road, 9-0

The John Carroll University women’s tennis team started its match with Franciscan University on Saturday, Sept. 28 eager to bounce back from a 7-2 loss to Allegheny College on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The Blue Streaks did just that, bouncing back in a dominating fashion, defeating the Barons, 9-0. “After a tough 7-2 loss to Allegheny,…