Athletics Challenge

$667,837
Donated
133% of $500,000 goal
4,695
Donors
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An Anonymous DonorLauren Kelly Griffith & Chuck Griffith matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorCandace Dickens matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

An Anonymous DonorMaggie Couture matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Volleyball

An Anonymous DonorTeresa MacGregor matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Faculty/Staff

Lisa Sutherland photoLisa Sutherland matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Students

An Anonymous DonorTim Snyder matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorMark Tillman matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorAlex Ricker-Gilbert & Hilary Ricker-Gilbert matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorBarnes & Noble College matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000
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Preston Weinard photoPreston Weinard gave $20 because 40 donors gaveJust for Men's Rowing

Preston Weinard photoPreston Weinard gave $30 because 30 donors gaveJust for Men's Rowing
Gifts to Athletics Challenge contribute to...
Dolphin Dash 2022
7,336 Donors - $3,120,818 Donated
124%
About

READY. SET. DASH! 

February 14 - 18, 2022

Each of our JAX Athletics teams and the spirit squad will compete against each other for the chance to win challenge matches, secure benchmark incentives, and ultimately raise support for each of their programs so our student-athletes can continue to succeed on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. Prizes include:

Most Donors

  • First Place: $5,000
  • Second Place: $3,500
  • Third Place: $2,500
  • Fourth Place: $1,500  

Most Dollars Raised

  • First Place: $5,000
  • Second Place: $3,500
  • Third Place: $2,500
  • Fourth Place: $1,500 

Highest Alumni Participation

  • NEW TEAM UNIFORMS

Most Improved From 2021 

  •  $1,000

Best Advocate

  • $1,000

Fast Start

  • $1,500 to the team with the most donors after the first two days (February 14-15, 2022)

Finish Strong

  • $1,500 to the team with the most donors on the last day (February 18, 2022)

Benchmark Prizes

  • Alumni Benchmark
    • 10 Alumni Donors: $250 per team
    • 20 Alumni Donors: $500 per team
    • 30 Alumni Donors: $1,000 per team
  • Consistency is Key Benchmark (more donors than 2019): $500 per team
  • Consistency is Key Benchmark (more dollars than 2019): $250 per team
  • Champions (every coach/team member becomes social media ambassador): $250 per team

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Team Leaderboard
TeamDonorsRaised ($)
Women's Soccer906$8,644
Men's Rowing165$8,471
Men's Lacrosse318$98,727
Beach Volleyball116$6,517
Men's Soccer759$16,078
Volleyball97$9,673
Spirit Squad376$4,262
Men's Basketball108$12,100
Softball107$15,490
Women's Rowing159$5,909
Women's Basketball93$7,737
Women's Lacrosse1009$12,980
Baseball35$27,395
Men's Cross Country72$3,807
Women's Golf63$28,853
Women's Track & Field/Cross Country63$5,859
Men's Golf86$73,744
Donor Affiliations
Friends icon45%Friends
Parent icon22%Family
Gradhat icon14%Alumni
Parent icon9%Parents
Book icon9%Students
Suitcase icon3%Faculty/Staff
Most Recent Donors
Leigh Anne Hargreaves
Leigh Anne Hargreaves
Laurie Connoway
Laurie Connoway
tommy joseph
tommy joseph
Brown Family
Brown Family
Kenny Flanagan
Kenny Flanagan
Megan Farrel
Megan Farrel
Marci Holman
Marci Holman
Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
Ali Malaekah
Ali Malaekah
Kyle Mckenzie
Kyle Mckenzie

Advocates

Barnes & Noble College photo
Barnes & Noble College
Heart icon matched a total of $20,000
Bo BowHunter photo
generated 46 clicks and 9 gifts, totaling $12,149
Hazel Peters photo
generated 232 clicks and 221 gifts, totaling $9,569
Mauricio Ruiz photo
generated 227 clicks and 22 gifts, totaling $6,996
Community Advocates photo
generated 2122 clicks and 86 gifts, totaling $2,664
Alex Ricker-Gilbert photo
Alex Ricker-Gilbert
Heart icon matched a total of $2,500
Sierra Aitken photo
generated 47 clicks and 16 gifts, totaling $1,355
Chelsea Santoro photo
generated 43 clicks and 33 gifts, totaling $1,219
Jenna McNamara photo
generated 50 clicks and 19 gifts, totaling $1,190
Kaylee Anderson  photo
generated 112 clicks and 76 gifts, totaling $1,138