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- Horizon League Student-Athlete Development Forum - Part 3
- Horizon League Student-Athlete Development Forum - Part 2
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Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Student-Athletes Honored on All-Academic Teams
Indianapolis - The Horizon League announced the Academic All-League Team for both men’s and women’s indoor track and field 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. Seven institutions were represented on the Men’s Academic All-League ...
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, ...
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 ...
UIC Athletics Puts on Successful Blood Drive
CHICAGO – UIC Athletics held its annual blood drive with LifeSource last Thursday (Sept. 22) and had a successful turnout with student-athletes, staff and members of the community coming out to support the initiative. "A wonderful showing for our athletic blood drive," said senior associate athletic director Denny Wills. "It is another reason to be proud of our student-athletes and the athletic staff for their support and understanding that everyone can help someone. I want ...
Alfreeda Goff recipient of the NACWAA Legacy Award
Kansas City, Mo.—In recognition of outstanding achievement and dedication to the advancement of women’s athletics, the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) today announced the 2016 recipients of the organization’s most distinguished awards: the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Legacy Award and the Dr. Claire Van Ummersen Presidential Leadership Award. Lifetime Achievement Award Joan Cronan, Director of Women’s Athletics at the University ...
Valpo Men's Golf Posts Top Team GPA in the Nation
The Valparaiso University men’s golf program has been honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as the Division I Academic National Champion, posting the top team GPA among all Division I programs. The 11-man Crusader roster combined for a team GPA of 3.755 over the 2015-16 academic year. “Every year, each member of the team provides me with their individual and team goals, and those will be golf related, in the classroom and personal,” said Crusader head coach ...
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