From Injury to Inspiration

By: Pulse Staff UF football player shares his journey back from horrible injury The legacy of Oiler football is on full display on Homecoming weekend and the grit and perseverance that goes with it is embodied in many players. But junior Uriah Schwemley-Gieseler learned perseverance years ago as a freshman in high school. That’s when Schwemley-Gieseler suffered a gruesome injury during a...

New coaches, same goals

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53 2021 Oilers ready for new season with fresh faces and big goals The Oilers football team will once again be making their way on the gridiron for the 2021 season as the fall semester begins. After COVID-19 had postponed the Fall 2020 season to Spring 2021, the team had to make a quick turnaround. With six games finished in the spring, the need for...

From JMU to UF: Jake Brown’s story

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53 Oilers gain experienced WR in senior Jake Brown   With the football season in full swing, many Oilers are putting on their pads and jersey for one final go around. Some are putting their Black and Orange for the first time. Take WR Jake Brown, who joined Oiler Nation after transferring from James Madison University. While Brown had good...

The plan for sports in the spring

By: Mitch Nielsen nielsenm@findlay.edu Spring and some fall sports are all playing at the same time during the Spring 2021 semester at the University of Findlay Spring 2021 has been hectic for the University of Findlay Athletic Department. With COVID-19 ruining the regular schedule for fall teams and some of the winter athletics, almost all sports teams will be playing in the spring. Kyle...

Chauncey Bridges takes one last knee to victory

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu In athletics, there are ups and downs, victories and defeats, successes and failures. When you are a student-athlete, you never truly know when your last competition or practice may be, so giving everything your all should be within your mentality. This statement proved true for Chauncey Bridges one day during football practice....

UF Football season comes to a close

By Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu The Oilers entered the Round of Sixteen eager to take on Assumption College on Saturday, Nov. 25. The Oilers battled tough all game against a competitive Assumption Football Team, but a few late kick returns proved to be just enough in the game. The Oilers concluded their season as one of the sixteen teams in Division II football after...

Oiler Football advances to the next round

By: Dylan Dewitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu “We shouldn`t be here” was a motive that the Oilers heard and used to fire their fuel for the game Saturday afternoon in Shephardstown, WV. Coming up against one of the top ranked teams in the nation, there was no doubt that the Oilers Football Team was the underdog in this contest. However, the game didn’t portray an underdog...

Oilers Football Beginning the Road to the National Championship

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt Sunday night, the Findlay Oilers football team members and coaching staff were in a room filled with emotion and satisfaction in hearing that they had made history. When watching the NCAA selection show, there was no guarantee on whether they had played their last game of the season, or if it would continue on with a spot in the...

Oiler football senior day

By: Kimberly Donah and Olivia Wile Email: donahk@findlay.edu wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile Senior Day is known as a day of celebration and remembrance. It is a time for people to show their support for those that are leaving a program. On Saturday, Nov. 3, this is what the fans, family members, and friends of Oiler Nation did for the University of Findlay football players, cheerleaders, and...

Oilers football off to a good start

By: Sarah Baer Twitter: @Sarah_baer1 Email: baers@findlay.edu With three games under their belt, the University of Findlay Football Team is currently 2-1. In transitioning to a new conference this year, the team’s goal is to win the entire the conference altogether. For those unaware, this is the first season the Oilers have moved conference play from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic...

Regular season for UF football begins

By: Pulse Staff The Findlay Oiler Football team has one game under its belt for the 2017 season after playing old rival Tiffin University Thursday, Aug. 31. Next up is Ferris State at home Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. The 2017 season marks the beginning of play in a new conference after UF decided to leave the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and join the Great Midwest...