Explore the top Rollins sports stories of 2015.
From a No. 1 ranking and hall of fame induction to regional and conference titles, 2015 was an eventful year for Rollins athletics. Look back at the Tars’ highlights from the past calendar year.
The women’s soccer team claimed the top spot on the NSCAA Division II National poll in September. It was the highest ranking in the program’s history.
The Rollins women’s golf team posted the best score of the entire tournament over the final round and finished runner-up at the 2015 NCAA Division II National Championship. Freshman Madison Lellyo shot a one-over 73 to finish second individually.
The Tars once again posted the top Academic Success Rate (ASR) in the Sunshine State Conference and were ranked in the top 20 across all of Division II.
The third-seeded Tars knocked off top-seeded Saint Leo to win the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Championship, the fifth in program history.
Joshua Briant ’18 and Erika Lang ’18 were named individual tricks champions at the 37th Collegiate Water Ski Association National Championships.
Women's Basketball Head Coach Glenn Wilkes Jr. was inducted into the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame and will appear on their "Court of Legends" at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida.
The Rollins women’s lacrosse team captured the inaugural Sunshine State Conference Championship with a thrilling overtime victory over Florida Southern.
Rollins boasted five All-Americans and the National Freshman, Player, and Coach of the Year at the Women’s Golf Coach Association (WGCA) Awards Ceremony.
Thirteen years after leading Rollins to a national championship, Rob Oppenheim ’02 is playing the best golf of his career.
Waterski Head Coach Marc Bedsole secured his ninth career national tricks title at the GOODE Water Ski National Championships.