Best of 2015: Rollins Athletics

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. 

Women’s Soccer Takes Over No. 1 Spot in NSCAA Poll

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.

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Women’s Golf and Lellyo Runners-Up at NCAA Championship

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.

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Rollins Again Tops SSC in Academics

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.

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Men’s Soccer Wins SSC Tournament Championship

The third-seeded Tars knocked off top-seeded Saint Leo to win the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Championship, the fifth in program history.

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Briant and Lang Place First in Tricks at National Championship

Joshua Briant ’18 and Erika Lang ’18 were named individual tricks champions at the 37th Collegiate Water Ski Association National Championships.

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Wilkes Inducted Into FABC Hall of Fame

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.

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Women’s Lacrosse Claims Inaugural SSC Title

The Rollins women’s lacrosse team captured the inaugural Sunshine State Conference Championship with a thrilling overtime victory over Florida Southern.

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Women’s Golf Sweeps NCAA Division II National Awards

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.

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At Long Last, Oppenheim Earns Spot on PGA Tour

Thirteen years after leading Rollins to a national championship, Rob Oppenheim ’02 is playing the best golf of his career.

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Bedsole Wins Trick Title

Waterski Head Coach Marc Bedsole secured his ninth career national tricks title at the GOODE Water Ski National Championships.

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