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O’Toole and team optimistic

By Ben Doody As he stood outside the Walsh Center Monday night after his team's last practice before its first exhibition game, Fairfield Men's Basketball Coach Tim O'Toole said his unproven team will have some things going for it as it attempts to beat the odds and get back to the NCAA tournament.
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MAAC trophy in the bag, women’s soccer preps for NCAA tourney

by Ryan Hull Immediately after Fairfield's women's soccer team stunned Niagara and won its first MAAC title since 1999, players surely would have loved to spout out the ultimate championship cliche: "I'm going to Disney World!" Too bad they were already there -- plus they need to start focusing on the NCAA tournament, which begins Nov.
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200 Naughts: Senators meet to save sinking tradition

by Elizabeth Cooper Clam Jam. Mock Wedding. Keg Races. And now 200 Nights. These are just a few Fairfield traditions of the past, and while they were primarily student-organized with little University involvement, they were events that did not win the administration's approval.
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High hopes for swimming and diving in new season

As both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams begin to make waves, roster depth is a positive indicator that neither team will be left on the standing's shallow end this season. The women's team hopes to achieve a third consecutive winning season with a roster that will be "as strong or stronger in every area this year," according to Head Coach Bill Farley, who begins his third season mentoring both the men and women.
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Crunch time for volleyball

Over the past two weeks, the Fairfield women's volleyball team played their first four out of nine MAAC conference match-ups. Currently in second place in the MAAC behind Iona, the next three weeks are crucial if the Stags hope to fulfill their hopes of a league championship or an automatic bid into the NCAA bracket.
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Women’s soccer splits pair of weekend road games

By Ryan Hull The Fairfield women's soccer team returned to campus Sunday night after a road trip to Western New York. They lost in overtime to Niagara 3-2 on Friday evening, but came back strong with a 2-1 win over Canisius on Sunday afternoon. Despite splitting the matches, the weekend boosted the team's confidence and hopefully elevated the level of play in preparation for the final two regular-season games on home turf and the ever-important upcoming MAAC postseason.
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Miles away from home, Hawaiians lead volleyball

By Ryan Hull What would come to mind if you were asked about sports in Hawaii? You would probably imagine a surfer at Pipeline or Backdoor dropping into a double-overhead left-hander, disappearing into the tube, only to barely escape the collapsing white water by the fins of his surfboard.
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High hopes for volleyball after home opener

By Ryan Hull Hoping to play up to high preseason expectations, the Fairfield women's volleyball team won two out of three games this past weekend as hosts of the Fairfield Invitational at Alumni Hall. The tournament began an eight-game stretch of home games for the team and featured the first games of the season.
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New look for women’s soccer

By Ryan Hull The fall season is upon us, and in women's soccer, it is a season of dramatic changes. Change is exactly what returning Stags' players are looking forward to. The Stags are eager to prove to opponents that there will not be a repeat of last season's record.