Jennifer Abercrumbie, a member of Temple's track and field team, is a living example of the folly of stereotyping student-athletes as “dumb jocks.” The off-the-field accomplishments of this theoretical linguistics major in the College of Health Professions and Social Work had graduate schools and employers competing for her.
May 13, 2013
At a practice session leading up to Saturday's Cherry and White exhibition at Edberg-Olson Athletic Facility, head football coach Matt Rhule discusses what the Alumni Weekend game means for him and his players.
April 18, 2013
Last fall, the university installed a larger, more dynamic scoreboard high above center court in the Liacouras Center. The new display has more than 1,800 square-feet of dynamic content, including live action footage, replays, game animations, team logos, student athlete introductions and real-time statistics.
January 16, 2013
Representatives from BIG EAST Conference schools released a statement following their Jan. 11 meeting in Dallas, Texas.
During a Dec. 17 press conference, Temple Athletics Director Bill Bradshaw officially introduced Matt Rhule as the Owls' new head football coach. Rhule, who has 15 seasons of coaching experience, is returning to Temple after serving as assistant offensive line coach with the NFL's New York Giants. He has served as an assistant coach at Temple from 2006-2011.
Cherry and White dominated Lincoln Financial Field Friday as 32,000 gathered to watch Temple football capture a decisive victory over crosstown rival Villanova in the final installment of the Mayor's Cup series. Temple fans, clearly constituting a majority of the crowd, filled much of the stadium's lower level and crowded the parking lot for tailgating prior to the game.
Friday's 7 p.m. Mayor's Cup football game between Temple and Villanova kicks off Temple's first season as a member of the BIG EAST Conference since 2004 and a new era for the program, the Athletic Department and the university. Learn more about the significance of the move to the conference, and meet Temple's new BIG EAST partners in football.
Football training camp began this week, and the Temple Owls are getting ready for their upcoming return to the BIG EAST. The Owls kick off the season on Friday, Aug. 31 with a Mayor's Cup matchup against Villanova at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field. The team's first BIG EAST contest is on Saturday, Oct. 6 at home against South Florida. Tickets for the upcoming season are on sale now at owlstix.com.
Temple football is here and ready to play, coach Steve Addazio told his fellow Big East coaches and members of the media who gathered at the annual BIG EAST Football Media Day on Tuesday morning in Newport, R.I. This fall, Temple is returning to the BIG EAST Conference for football for the first time since 2004.
Travis Mahoney is the last Temple student-athlete to compete in 2011-12. The track and field star and exercise and sports science major is the only Owl who qualified for the NCAA Championships this week. In this month's entry in the Faces of Temple student profile series, learn what makes Mahoney's best event, the steeplechase, so unusual — and so painful.
Alyssa Lomuscio, B.A., Film and Media Arts. Fencing Athlete Alyssa Lomuscio has spent senior year working on the film, "A Jaded Life" which she wrote and directed for her senior thesis project. The film chronicles a young man’s struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Wayne Tribue, B.S. Biochemistry. In September 2011, Tribue was named to the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team in recognition for the football player's outstanding community service record.
Since Olympic gold medalist and Temple alumnus Jason Read’s arrival as head coach last August, the women's rowing team has more than doubled in size and will bring in its largest recruiting class this fall.