This Week In JU Athletics (Sept. 20-26)
The JU volleyball team’s first home match on Friday and several key road contests is what is in store for the Dolphins this week.

This Week in JU Athletics is a weekly feature to give fans the top five items of the week and a full list of all the athletic events so they can cheer the Dolphins on to victory.

Community First Credit Union "Athlete of the Week" - Joane Pierre: Sophomore Joane Pierre earned Community First Credit Union "Athlete of the Week" honors winning the UF Mountain Dew Invitational with a school record time of 17:33.5 which the Dolphins take a program-best second place overall.
Football opens PFL Play - After shutting out Webber in the home opener, the JU football team will begin its quest for another PFL title by opening conference play at Davidson on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Dolphins survived a late Wildcat rally last season to earn a 27-21 win at D.B. Mile Field.
Volleyball finally plays at home -Following a road match at B-CU on Tuesday, the Dolphins will not have to live out of suitcase for at least one weekend as the host Florida A&M on Friday at Swisher Gymnasium with first serve at 7 p.m. . Counting Tuesday’s match, JU has played the first 14 matches away from Jacksonville.
Men’s Golf swings into Jayhawk Country - The JU men’s golf team will open its 2010-11 season on Monday as the Dolphins tee off in the Kansas Invitational. The Dolphins will be making their first appearance in the 15-team event, which opens with 36 holes, followed by the final round on Tuesday. Some of the headliners in the event are Kansas, Kansas State and Nebraska of the Big 12.

Soccer teams hit road - The JU men’s and women’s soccer teams each have key road trips this week. The men will play Alabama A&M (Sept. 24) and nationally ranked SMU to close out the non-conference slate at the UAB Tournament in Birmingham, Ala. The women will invade Georgia looking to build on their A-Sun standings by playing Kennesaw State on Friday and Mercer on Sunday.

Teams/Events Sept. 20 Sept. 21 Sept. 22 Sept. 23 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 26
JU Events        
Football at Davidson, 1 p.m. (Davidson, N.C.)
Men’s Soccer vs. Alabama A&M, 5 p.m. (Birmingham, Ala.) vs. SMU, Noon (Birmingham, Ala.)
Women’s Soccer at Kennesaw State, 7 p.m. (Kennesaw, Ga.) at Mercer, 2 p.m. (Macon, Ga.)
Volleyball at Bethune-Cookman, 6:30 p.m. (Daytona Beach, Fla.) vs. FAMU, 7 p.m. (Jacksonville, Fla., Swisher Gym)
Men’s Golf at Kansas Invitational (Lawrence, Kan.) at Kansas Invitational (Lawrence, Kan.)