November 28, 2015 |
Brian Furlong had trouble falling asleep Wednesday night. As he lay in bed, he worried not only that it would take a while, but that he wouldn't be getting much of it, either. Audubon's quarterback had a lot on his mind. He knew Thanksgiving Day was his last game wearing No. 10 for the Green Wave. Furlong eventually got some shut-eye, but when he woke up, he was still nervous about the rivalry game against Haddon Township. Then the senior went out and put on a great performance.
October 11, 2015 |
To remain undefeated, Temple must contain a hot quarterback on a team that is coming off its best game of the young season. The Owls (4-0 overall, 1-0 American Athletic Conference) will host Tulane (2-2, 1-0) in Saturday's noon AAC game at Lincoln Financial Field. Last week Tulane earned a 45-31 home win over visiting Central Florida. Tulane sophomore Tanner Lee, who completed 16 of 33 for just 109 yards in last year's 10-3 home loss to Temple, fired four touchdown passes last week.
October 9, 2015 |
Tulane at Temple Noon Saturday, Lincoln Financial Field TV: ESPNU. Radio: The Fantatic (97.5-FM) Records: Tulane 2-2, 1-0 American Athletic; Temple 4-0, 1-0. History: Tied 1-1. Temple won last year's finale in New Orleans, 10-3. Owls lost first Sugar Bowl in 1935. About Tulane: Green Wave has won two straight. Beat winless Central Florida last week, 45-31. Lost by a combined 102-17 to Duke and Georgia Tech ... Tanner Lee threw for career-high four TDs against UCF ... Forced five turnovers against UCF ... In that game, long-snapper Aaron Golub became first legally blind player to appear in a Division I football game ... Had seven sacks last week as UCF had minus-35 rushing yards ... LB Nico Marley, who has team-high 35 tackles, is grandson of music legend Bob Marley.
October 8, 2015 |
Tulane, which plays Temple this weekend, had many big plays Saturday in a 45-31 win over visiting Central Florida, but none had more significance than the last score, a PAT that extended the Green Wave's lead to 45-17 in the fourth quarter. That will always be known as the first college play for long snapper Aaron Golub, a sophomore walk-on. And if he has anything to say about it, there will be more snaps in a career defined by courage. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Golub made a perfect snap as Matthew Wright booted the extra point.
December 8, 2014
When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Where: New Orleans. Records: Temple (5-6, 3-4 American Athletic Conference); Tulane (3-8, 2-5 AAC) TV: ESPN2; Radio: WPHT –AM (1210) Coaches: Temple, Matt Rhule (2d season, 7-17), Tulane, Curtis Johnson (3d season, 12-24) Series: Tulane leads the series, 1-0. Tulane won, 20-14, in New Orleans, on Jan. 1, 1935. Three Things to Watch The Green Wave (16 INTs, 27 takeaways) will test the accuracy of Temple QB P.J. Walker (14 INTs)
December 7, 2014 |
Of the 83 players who have appeared in Temple's 11 games, senior participation has been very scarce. With just eight seniors on the roster, the Owls have the fewest seniors on their roster of any Football Bowl Subdivision team. And of these eight, just five are on the two-deep roster. Receiver Jalen Fitzpatrick and running back Kenneth Harper have played the largest roles. Both were a little melancholy last Saturday after their final home game at Lincoln Financial Field ended in a loss to Cincinnati.
December 4, 2014 |
WHEN TEMPLE beat then-No. 23 East Carolina a month ago, it sure looked as if the Owls would be heading to a bowl game for the first time in three seasons. And they still could be. But they have lost three straight since then, all to teams that are going to a bowl, two of them by one score at home. In fact, all six teams they have lost to have at least six wins. For the Owls to become eligible, they need to win Saturday night's regular-season finale at 3-8 Tulane, in their first trip to New Orleans since they played the Green Wave in the first Sugar Bowl 79 years ago. They probably didn't expect to be in this position after their 4-1 start, with all those wins coming against teams that aren't going to have a postseason.
November 19, 2014 |
This has been a season of great accomplishments for the Audubon girls' soccer team, one that has included a school record for wins, the 200th career victory for its head coach and the first sectional title in the 16-year history of the program. One has to wonder: What would have happened if the Green Wave had better health? Despite various injuries along the way, Audubon (19-3) will meet Shore (17-5-1) Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the state Group 1 semifinal at Eastern. One Audubon player who has overcome adversity is Maria Granato, who scored the winning goal with 12 seconds left in a 1-0 South Jersey Group 1 championship win over Haddon Heights.
November 12, 2014 |
Ethan Eppler scored a goal, dished out an assist, and helped the Audubon boys' soccer team make school history Monday. Eppler's two-point effort led the ninth-seeded Green Wave to a 2-0 win at No. 4 Middle Township in the South Jersey Group 2 semifinals. It's the first time Audubon has reached the finals. The win raised the Green Wave's record to 15-7-1. The 15 wins are the most in school history. Audubon started its season 1-4 and was 6-7 at the playoff cut. Since then, the Green Wave have won nine of 10. In the other semifinal: Cinnaminson 4, Woodstown 1 - Mark Staudenmayer netted a hat trick as the No. 3 Pirates beat the No. 2 Wolverines on the road.
October 17, 2014 |
Chelsea Fadio remembers the moment she found out about the Audubon girls' soccer scoring record. It was about 20 minutes before she broke it. "I walked up to my mom to get my drink at halftime," Fadio said. "And she told me I was one goal away. "I figured I should probably go out and try to score a goal. " She did. In a Sept. 29 win over Sterling, Fadio, just a junior, netted the 58th goal of her career, making her Audubon's all-time leading goal-scorer, breaking a mark set in 2003 by Noelle Bissinger.