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Alabama women’s golf team helps after tornado

Miranda Murphy April 26, 2012

Women’s golf player Brooke Pancake thought April 27 would be a normal day out on the golf course with her teammates, that is, until the sky turned black. Head coach Mic Potter told his players to go...

Tide hopes to rebound after midweek loss to Georgia State

Tide hopes to rebound after midweek loss to Georgia State

Miranda Murphy April 18, 2012

After a mid-week loss to Georgia State, the Alabama softball team will travel to Athens for a three-game series against Georgia. The No. 2 Crimson Tide lost 5-1 on Tuesday to Georgia State, making its...

Tide looks to keep top ranking in SEC against LSU

Miranda Murphy April 4, 2012

The No. 2 Alabama softball team looks to stay in first place in the Southeastern Conference this weekend against LSU. Last season, the Tigers (27-8) swept the Crimson Tide (35-1) in a three-game series,...

Frozen Tide keeps promise to return to New Jersey

Miranda Murphy March 8, 2012

On August 7, 2011, the University of Alabama’s club hockey team traveled to New Jersey. This trip was not for a game, but for the funeral of a beloved teammate, David Mosier. The team set a goal during...

Tide prepares for SEC play

Tide prepares for SEC play

Miranda Murphy March 7, 2012

The Alabama softball team looks to uphold its undefeated record against in-state opponent Samford University today before beginning Southeastern Conference play against Kentucky this weekend. “Samford...

Locke talks senior year, teamwork, championships

Miranda Murphy March 6, 2012

Amanda Locke is in her final season with the Alabama Crimson Tide softball team as a utility player for the team. In 13 games this season, Locke has batted .432 with 17 RBIs. She has also made four pitching...

Softball sweeps weekend, turns gaze to UAB

Softball sweeps weekend, turns gaze to UAB

Miranda Murphy February 21, 2012

The Alabama softball team swept its three games at the SEC/ACC/Big XII Challenge this past weekend, giving the Crimson Tide a 7-0 start to the season. “It helps our confidence, but we still understand...

Traina leads softball with deadly arm, strong swing

Traina leads softball with deadly arm, strong swing

Miranda Murphy February 16, 2012

kie Traina brings a rare two-way dynamic to the Crimson Tide softball team. “She’s so valuable,” head coach Patrick Murphy said. “Even when she doesn’t pitch, she’ll be hitting, and even when...

Softball prepares for Mobile tournament

Softball prepares for Mobile tournament

Miranda Murphy February 9, 2012

The University of Alabama softball team’s expectations are high this season, as the team went 53-11 last year, including its third consecutive trip to the final four of the Women’s College World Series....

Frozen Tide hoping for strong end to season

Frozen Tide hoping for strong end to season

Miranda Murphy January 18, 2012

Better competition and a higher level of play has been the key for the University of Alabama hockey team’s success this year. The Frozen Tide will look to channel that success to new levels this season....

Frozen Tide drops hat trick on Auburn

Frozen Tide drops hat trick on Auburn

Miranda Murphy December 5, 2011

During the bus ride to Columbus, Ga., Ryan Barletta held the Iron Cup trophy close. Barletta and the other members of the University of Alabama’s hockey club team won the trophy by beating Auburn last...

Tide splits weekend

Tide splits weekend

Miranda Murphy October 16, 2011

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s soccer team split the weekend against Southeastern Conference rivals Arkansas and LSU. The Tide (7-7-2, 2-5-1 SEC) shut out the Arkansas Razorbacks (4-10-0, 2-5-0 SEC)...

Tide looks to rebound this weekend at home

Tide looks to rebound this weekend at home

Miranda Murphy October 11, 2011

The Alabama soccer team returns home this weekend to face Southeastern Conference opponents Arkansas and LSU. Head coach Todd Bramble said the Crimson Tide (6-6-2, 1-4-1 SEC) will not be making any drastic...

Tide looks forward to Jerry Pate Intercollegiate

Miranda Murphy October 3, 2011

RICH TOWNSHIP, Ill.—The No. 3 Alabama men's golf team finished fourth at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational at 27-over-par 867 on Sept. 18. Sophomore Bobby Wyatt said he felt that his team...

Todd Bramble reflects on coaching career at UA

Miranda Murphy September 27, 2011

Women’s soccer head coach Todd Bramble never thought his career path would allow him to coach the sport he loved growing up, but that is exactly what he is doing at the University of Alabama. Bramble...

Tide splits SEC opening weekend

Tide splits SEC opening weekend

Miranda Murphy September 26, 2011

The University of Alabama women’s soccer team split its first Southeastern Conference games with a win against Vanderbilt and a loss against Kentucky. “Everyone wanted to do well and get the ball,”...

Tide ready for SEC play

Miranda Murphy September 22, 2011

The Alabama soccer team is getting ready for its first two Southeastern Conference matches against Kentucky and Vanderbilt this weekend. “We’re trying to get fired up this week, and it’s not hard...

Tides quick stride ability beats Morehead

Tide’s quick stride ability beats Morehead

Miranda Murphy September 19, 2011

The Alabama women’s soccer team improved their record to 5-2-1, defeating Morehead State University on Sunday. The Crimson Tide won its first ever match against Morehead State 2-1. “We’ve got mixed...

Defense brings Tide win against UAB, ready for Morehead State

Miranda Murphy September 15, 2011

The Alabama women’s soccer team will finish their non-conference games this Sunday against Morehead State University. Morehead State University currently has the same record as the Tide, 4-2-1. The...

Tide looks to win at home

Tide looks to win at home

Miranda Murphy September 8, 2011

The University of Alabama’s soccer team rebounded Sunday with a win against San Diego State after a loss on Friday to San Diego. On Friday, the Tide struggled against San Diego losing 2-0. San Diego...

More than a game: Hunter Hamrick

More than a game: Hunter Hamrick

Miranda Murphy September 8, 2011

Senior Hunter Hamrick is starting his fourth season as captain of the men’s golf team. Hamrick, who graduated from high school early, loves challenging himself. Competitiveness is just part of Hamrick’s...

Traveling as a team makes the heart grow fonder

Traveling as a team makes the heart grow fonder

Miranda Murphy August 31, 2011

One thing both the soccer and volleyball teams can agree on is that traveling on road trips brings them together as a team. “What makes traveling enjoyable is being around the team,” sophomore Molly...

Tide falls to Memphis, ties New Mexico

Tide falls to Memphis, ties New Mexico

Miranda Murphy August 29, 2011

The women’s soccer team experienced defeat for the first time over the past week, as the team fell to Memphis on Friday before playing New Mexico to a 0-0 draw on Sunday. “This weekend was a huge...

Tide starts soccer season with a victory

Tide starts soccer season with a victory

Miranda Murphy August 25, 2011

The University of Alabama’s soccer team is optimistic about its two home games this week after winning their first two matches of the year. “I think the team this year is a lot different than other...

Leading off with Kayla Braud

Leading off with Kayla Braud

Miranda Murphy April 26, 2011

Being a sophomore on the Alabama softball team won’t stop Kayla Braud from stepping up as the leadoff hitter when her team needs her to. “She’s a true triple threat,” head coach Patrick Murphy...

Cauley sets par for success

Miranda Murphy April 21, 2011

Junior Bud Cauley leads Alabama men’s golf not only in the rankings, but also with his determination to succeed at his sport. “He loves the game of golf,” head coach Jay Seawell said. “I knew...

Tide performs well over weekend

Miranda Murphy April 19, 2011

The Alabama women’s track and field team ended its week with 17 top-10 finishes at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational on April 15-16. “Last weekend, some of our distance girls, throwers and sprinters...

No. 3 Tide to defend conference title

Miranda Murphy April 14, 2011

The Alabama women’s golf team is looking forward to defending their title from their last appearance at the Southeastern Conference Championships.   “We have a good team, and we’ve proven that,”...

Fatigue finds Tide floundering in fourth

Miranda Murphy April 6, 2011

The Alabama men’s golf team finished in fourth place at the Administaff Augusta State Invitational on Sunday. Part of the disappointing finish could be due to the amount of rounds the Crimson Tide has...

Tide wins without Wyatt

Miranda Murphy March 31, 2011

The Alabama men’s golf team finished in first place without freshman Bobby Wyatt at the Linger Longer Invitational on Tuesday. Wyatt is currently out with a shoulder injury, but his teammates have learned...

Tide misses Wyatt, continues on

Miranda Murphy March 25, 2011

The University of Alabama men’s golf team finished 12th Tuesday without freshman Bobby Wyatt in the lineup at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship. Wyatt is the second-highest ranked player...

Paintball returns to Capstone

Miranda Murphy March 9, 2011

The newly reinvented paintball club is looking forward to its one and only tournament this season at the National Collegiate Paintball Association National Championships. Club President Cory Smith said...

Tide defeated at Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate

Miranda Murphy March 3, 2011

The Golfweek/Sagarin No. 1 ranked Alabama women’s golf team fell to Golfweek/Sagarin No. 2 ranked Southern California at the Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate. Freshman Stephanie Meadow finished in first place,...

Ireland native fills “missing link” for Tide

Miranda Murphy February 23, 2011

Freshman Stephanie Meadow knew it would be a transition when she chose to play golf at the University of Alabama, but she thought it was the best decision she could make for herself. “I just got here...

Tide grabs first place at Puerto Rico Classic

Miranda Murphy February 17, 2011

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s golf team finished in first place at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, with freshman Stephanie Meadow earning first medalist honors. “It was a breakout tournament for...

Alabama boxing to get Wilder

Miranda Murphy January 21, 2011

Alabama native and Olympic bronze medalist Deontay Wilder will headline his first in-state professional boxing match in Tuscaloosa in February. The undefeated heavyweight will be competing in his first...

UA hockey club still remembers teammate

Miranda Murphy January 14, 2011

While winning games is always a great accomplishment for the University of Alabama men’s hockey club, helping others and the community is what drives them to play their best. Playing ice hockey in the...

Law-gwarts capture Snitch, World Cup title

Law-gwarts capture Snitch, World Cup title

Miranda Murphy November 14, 2010

The University's Creative Campus Initiative hosted its first World Cup Quidditch tournament this weekend. Quidditch is a sport featured in the Harry Potter book and movie series. The sport is becoming...

Tide still No. 1 after second-place finish

Miranda Murphy November 11, 2010

The Alabama women’s golf team finished second at the Pac-10/SEC Challenge this weekend, the last tournament on its fall schedule. The team is currently ranked No. 1 according to the Golfweek/Sagarin...

Rugby prepares for spring with fall season

Miranda Murphy October 27, 2010

Rugby is a sport usually known for its brutality and hard hits, but the club rugby team at the University of Alabama focuses on being a family. "We like to feel like we are family,” senior Billy Neely...

Pancake leads Tide early in season

Miranda Murphy October 20, 2010

The Alabama women’s golf team finished in first place at the Tar Heel Invitational on Oct. 10, highlighted by an individual title from junior Brooke Pancake, the first of her career. The team has topped...

Tide looks to build on last week’s win

Miranda Murphy October 14, 2010

The Alabama volleyball team, who won its first Southeastern Conference game last weekend, will be on the road this weekend against Kentucky and Tennessee. The Tide, after sweeping South Carolina (25-19,...

Tournament win opens season

Miranda Murphy September 14, 2010

Fresh faces may be the key to the Crimson Tide men’s golf team’s chances to advance to the NCAA tournament this year. The Tide opened up its season with a win at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky...

Cauley and Hamrick to lead Tide this year

Miranda Murphy September 8, 2010

The University of Alabama men’s golf team, which ranked 30th in Golfweek’s pre-season polls, will be teeing off in the first tournament of the 2010-2011 season at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky...

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