Sports


Experiences outweigh costs to play club sports

As the leaves around Tuscaloosa start to turn brown and temperatures finally – mercifully – begin to dip, fall club sports are preparing to kick off their seasons as well. It can be an exciting time of the year for athletes on club sports teams, but it also signals the annual arrival of a not-so-exciting prospect: paying club dues. 


Women's tennis closes out Rice Invitational

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s tennis team closed out its weekend Sunday in the Rice Invitational at the George R. Brown Tennis Center in Houston, Texas with a pair of players winning their competition flights. Sophomore Jacqueline Pelletier won 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2 for the Flight 4 title in her first tournament with Alabama after transferring from St. Mary’s. Senior Smith Hinton rallied in her final match to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 and win the Flight 3 title.


Volleyball falls to Ole Miss on the road

After losing in straight sets to Georgia on Friday night, Alabama’s volleyball team got off to a better start on Sunday afternoon against Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. It won the first set 25-18, however the Rebels won the next three sets to take the match, 21-25, 24-26 and 22-25.


Alabama defense smothers Vanderbilt in shutout

Dominant. That is the first word that comes to mind when thinking about Alabama’s defense in its 59-0 win over Vanderbilt. The defense was so dominant that the Commodores failed to cross the 50-yard line once in the game, getting as close as its 44-yard line before an interception stopped the drive.  


Alabama ties LSU 1-1

 Even after a statistically dominant offensive performance, Alabama was unable to defeat LSU on Thursday night, drawing 1-1 with the Tigers after two overtime periods.