The Athletics Challenge - Dolphin Dash

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Dolphin Dash 2021

Ready. Set. DASH! GIVE FORWARD during Dolphin Dash, Jacksonville University's Annual Giving Challenge!


Dolphin Dash 2021
The Athletics Challenge - Dolphin Dash
6,399 Donors
$2,423,977 Donated

Become an advocate and show your support today!


February 22-26, 2021

Dolphin Dash 2021 is here.

Throughout this week, our Athletics teams and the spirit squad are raising support for their programs while competing with each other to win the 2021 Dolphin Dash Challenges and unlocking funds by hitting the Dolphin Dash 2021 automatic benchmarks. 

How to Make a Gift

Online: Make your gift on this campaign page!

Cash/Check: MUST be accompanied by a pledge card and given to a coach or student-athlete 

Phone: 904.256.7247

In person: Stop by our Athletics offices to make your gift in person during the week of Dolphin Dash. All campus visitors must comply with University visitor policies.

2021 Challenges and Prizes

• Most Unique Donors (1st Place - $3,500; 2nd Place - $1,500; 3rd Place - $1,000)

• Most Dollars (1st Place - $3,500; 2nd Place - $1,500; 3rd Place - $1,000)

• Most Improved from 2019 (Unique Donors) - $1,000

• Highest Alumni Participation (Unique Donors) - $1,000

• Social Media Advocate - $1,000

• Fast Start (Most unique donors after first two days - February 22-23) - $1,000

• Finish Strong (Most unique donors on last day - February 26) - $1,000

 2021 Automatic Benchmarks

Benchmark prizes will be awarded to ALL teams who meet the below requirements:

• Alumni Benchmark (25 Alumni Donors from your sport) - $250

• Consistency is Key Benchmark – Donors (More total donors than 2019 total donors) - $250

• Consistency is Key Benchmark – Dollars (More total dollars than 2019 total dollars) - $250

• Advocate (Every coach and student-athlete becomes an Advocate on GiveCampus) - $250



Dolphin Dash Leaderboard

Spirit Squad 1060$6,959
Women's Lacrosse 1056$17,388
Women's Soccer 319$12,460
Men's Soccer 186$11,693
Men's Lacrosse 182$71,467
Men's Rowing 178$6,378
Softball 135$10,285
Women's Golf 133$15,438
Volleyball 124$8,701
Men's Golf 110$41,385
Women's Rowing 103$6,269
Women's Cross Country / Track & Field 91$8,150
Men's Cross Country 53$3,338
Baseball 49$10,334
Women's Basketball 44$3,876
Men's Basketball 27$3,190

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9% Alumni

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12% Students

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9% Parents

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20% Family

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4% Faculty/Staff

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41% Friends

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Donor list

Christina Rosman
EO Dry
Alex Horvath
Billy Sturgell
Patricia Loyd
Kit Hearn
Cooper Sims
Zach Dennis
Darrel Cornelius
Michelle Mac
Mellow Eric
Jodi Hari
Banks Davis
Andy Graham
laura baur
Mallory Martel
Emily Seiter
Caileigh Davis
Harry Samuels
Julia Maronna
Madison Tomberg
Sophia Klima
Maggie Murray
Leanne Carter
Gavin Rodger
Ying Yap
Susan Sturgell
Yolanda Young
Lucy Dennis
Josie Vizzari Vizzari
Jake Ollish
David O
Barbie Briggs
Danny Baldwin
Rick Carter
Mar Seigler
Catalina Rojas
Connor Butkholz

Maggie Couture photoMaggie Couture matched $300
Barnes & Noble College matched $20,000
Conor Shears photoConor Shears gave $10