Bahamian alumni celebrate FIU connection before bowl game

By David Drucker ’18 Reporting from the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl in Nassau, Bahamas When the football team found out they were going to the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl, the locker room erupted with excitement. While the team’s trip to the Bahamas is certainly unique, it is not FIU’s first connection to the country, nor will […]

Baseball stuns Hurricanes again with walk-off win

Bottom of the ninth. Tie game. Potential game-winning run on second base. It’s the stuff rivalries are made of, and that was the scene set for FIU senior infielder Nick Day as he stepped up to the plate on March 8 as the Panthers sought to defeat the University of Miami Hurricanes for the second […]

T.Y. Hilton clinches NFL receiving title

T.Y. Hilton can add another distinction to his already distinguished career in the NFL: receiving champion. The former FIU football star and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver finished the regular season with a career-high 1,448 receiving yards, edging out Atlanta’s Julio Jones and several others to earn the 2016 NFL receiving title. Entering the final week […]

@FIUFootball Tops Charlotte, 27-26

FIU scored 14 points in the final seven minutes to rally past Charlotte 27-26 in thrilling fashion Saturday night at Jerry Richardson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Down 26-13, quarterback Alex McGough connected with A.J. Branisel on a 15-yard touchdown to bring the Panthers (3-4, 3-0 Conference USA) within six points with 4:21 left in the […]

FIU Runs Past UTEP, 35-21

Buoyed by 100-yard performances from Alex Gardner, Anthony Jones, Thomas Owens and a season-high in touchdown passes by Alex McGough, FIU turned in its best offensive performance of the season in a 35-21 victory over UTEP Saturday night in El Paso, Texas. Gardner rushed for 141 yards to give him four 100-plus yard rushing games […]

Announcing 2016 Football Watch Parties

Panther fans across the nation are joining forces to celebrate FIU Football! We’re happy to announce the 2016 Panther Network Football Watch Party schedule. This page will be updated as new watch parties are scheduled. September 1: FIU Football vs. Indiana Greater New York Panther Network – President, Cedric Bess – EVENT DETAILS September 17: FIU […]

Men’s soccer defeats Wisconsin, football falters late in home opener

The FIU men’s soccer team played its first home matches of the season over the Labor Day weekend, defeating Wisconsin in their home opener on Sept. 2 and settling for a scoreless draw against Niagara on Sept. 4. Sophomore forward Santiago Patino scored the lone goal for the Panthers in Friday’s win over the Badgers, taking […]