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- 2016 Special Olympics, Horizon League SAAC Bowling Event
- Student-Athlete Development Forum Recap
- Horizon League Student-Athlete Development Forum - Part 3
- Horizon League Student-Athlete Development Forum - Part 2
- Horizon League Student-Athlete Development Forum - Part 1
UIC's SPARK Donates More Than 1,000 Items of Clothing
UIC's SPARK organization (Students Performing Acts of Random Kindness) donated more than 1,000 new items of clothing to the Pacific Garden Mission. Learn more about SPARK and its founder, Mitch Granger. SPARK, established in 2014 to help fight hunger and homelessness in the Chicago community, made its biggest one-time donation of clothing with the help of several athletics department staff members. Forty-six boxes of brand new men's dress shirts and winter coats were loaded into a Pacific ...
Oakland's Konya named 2016-17 NACDA DI-AAA AD of the Year
www.goldengrizzlies.com ROCHESTER, Mich. – Oakland University Director of Athletics Jeff Konya has been selected as one of Under Armour’s Athletic Directors of the Year for 2016-17, announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) on Thursday. Konya came to Oakland in August 2014 and has led the Golden Grizzlies to consecutive McCafferty Trophies, awarded to the Horizon League’s all-sports champion. “I humbly accept this award on the behalf ...
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Student-Athletes Honored on All-Academic Teams
Indianapolis - The Horizon League announced the Academic All-League Team for both men’s and women’s swimming and diving with a total of 30 student-athletes being recognized for their success both in competition and in the classroom. Faculty athletics representative and sports information directors from each institution casted their vote by ballot in deciding who would be awarded Academic All-League honors. All seven schools were represented on the Men’s Academic All-League Team ...
Dorsey-Walker, Peters Earn Academic All-District Honors
Oakland senior Sherron Dorsey-Walker and Valparaiso senior Alec Peters have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 5 Team for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. To be eligible for Academic All-District and Academic All-America, student-athletes must hold at least sophomore status, own a minimum grade-point average of 3.30, and be either a starter or key reserve. District 5 consists of schools in Indiana, Illinois, ...
Michael Thomas Appointed Cleveland State Director of Athletics
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University has announced the appointment of Michael Thomas as its new athletics director. He will manage operations and oversight of CSU's 18 Division I sports while promoting athletic and academic excellence for the university's student athletes. Thomas replaces John Parry who announced his retirement late last year. "Michael Thomas has a tremendous record of achievement as an athletics administrator, developing winning teams, promoting student success, ...
984 Student-Athletes Recognized on Fall 2016 Academic Honor Roll
INDIANAPOLIS -- 984 student-athletes achieved academic honor roll distinctions for the fall of 2016 semester with all ten members and 19 Horizon League sponsored sports represented. Belmont as an affiliate member for men’s soccer had six student-athletes denoted on the list. Candidates for the Honor Roll must meet three criteria in order to qualify: 1) participation in at least one of the League’s 19 sports during the most recent (or current) season. 2) completion of three semesters ...
UIC Athletics in Holiday Spirit Donating Gifts to UI Hospital
UIC Athletics recently paid a visit to the UI Hospital Pediatric's Center to deliver gifts it had purchased through donations collected over the past month. The Flames were able to provide an XBOX One, courtesy of Pepsi, in addition to games and extra equipment for the system, movies and Legos. *Video Courtesy of UIC Athletics
Updated McCafferty Trophy standings released
The 2016 Fall season has officially come to an end with the University of Illinois at Chicago (men) along with the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin and Oakland University (women) leading the standings for the annual James J. McCafferty Trophy. At the conclusion of each season, the annual award is given to the institution with the greatest number of performance points for both male and female. Points are awarded based on the five (5) best finishes in men’s sports (must include two (2) priority ...
Jasher Cox and Jeremiah Ingram to Join Staff at Horizon League
INDIANAPOLIS –Jasher Cox, Director of Communications at the Southwestern Athletic Conference, will join the Horizon League staff as Assistant Commissioner of Communications and Broadcasting while Jeremiah Ingram, Director of Administration at Play Ball Indiana, has been named the Senior Director of Communications, Broadcasting and Competition. Cox and Ingram bring over 14 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics to the Horizon League. “It’s a privilege to welcome Jasher ...
Horizon League Reaches Sponsorship Agreement with Statzhub
INDIANAPOLIS – The Horizon League has announced a multi-year sponsorship with Statzhub, a Cincinnati-based digital technology company that provides a one-stop shop for original and aggregated sports content at every level of competition. The agreement, with Statzhub being the “Official Digital Partner of the Horizon League,” will focus on the conference’s digital assets, highlighted by its growing presence on ESPN3. During the 2015-16 year, the Horizon League streamed 612 ...
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