Location: Chicago, Ill.
Colors: Indigo Blue & Flame Red
Joined Horizon League: 1994
Interim Chancellor: Dr. Eric Gislason
Faculty Representatives: Dr. Sylvia Furner and Karrie Hamstra-Wright
Athletic Director: Jim Schmidt
UWM's Koenig, UIC's Dahlberg Notch Weekly Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – Milwaukee senior outfielder Sam Koenig (Prairie du Sac, Wis.) has been named the Horizon League Batter of the Week, while UIC left-hander Jake Dahlberg (Vancouver, Wash.) is the League’s Pitcher of the Week, for the week of March 23-29. The accolades are the second of the season for both players. Koenig swung a hot bat last week as he hit .600 in a shortened weekend series against Oakland. He went 6-for-10 against the Golden Grizzlies with a double, triple and home run ...
Wright State's Peterson and Cleveland State's Knight Collect Weekly Honors
INDIANAPOLIS –Wright State sophomore Becka Peterson (West Liberty, Ohio) is the Horizon League softball Player of the Week while Cleveland State junior Susan Knight (Milan, Ohio) is the Horizon League softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 23-29. This is the second weekly honor for Knight this season. Wright State took on Big Ten-foe Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio for a mid-week doubleheader on Tuesday and fell to the Buckeyes in both contests. The squad bounced back on Saturday ...
Oakland's Felder and Green Bay's Sykes Named Finalists for Lou Henson POY Award
Green Bay's Keifer Sykes and Oakland's Kahlil Felder were named finalists for the 2015 Lou Henson award on Wednesday. The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the Mid-Major player in division I college basketball. The finalists for the award also represent the Lou Henson All-America team. Sykes, the two-time Horizon League Player of the Year recently completed his collegiate career with 2,096 points. As a senior, Sykes averaged 18.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and four assists per game while ...
Seven Horizon League Players Earn NABC All-District Honors; Bryce Drew District 12 Coach of the Year
The Horizon League represented seven of the 10 selections on the NABC All-District 12 team that was announced on Friday morning. In addition to the players, Horizon League Coach of the Year Bryce Drew was named the District 12 Coach of the Year. Two-time Horizon League Player of the Year Keifer Sykes of Green Bay was joined by Valparaiso's Alec Peters and Oakland's Kahlil Felder on the First-team, while Cleveland State's Anton Grady and Trey Lewis, Detroit's Juwan Howard Jr., and ...
YSU's Gaffney, CSU's Hackman and GB's Grunder Named Golfers of the Week
Indianapolis – Youngstown State junior Bill Gaffney (Buffalo, N.Y.) has been named the Horizon League Men’s Golfer of the Week, while Cleveland State junior Allyson Hackman (Brownstown, Ind.) and Green Bay junior Sammi Grunder (Pardeeville, Wis.) have been named co-Women’s Golfers of the Week for the period of March 22-25. Gaffney posted back-to-back rounds in the 60s to place 13th out of 159 competitors at the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Va. The junior opened ...
GB's Sykes to Participate in State Farm College Slam Dunk Championship
Green Bay senior Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.) has accepted an invitation to participate in the 27th Annual State Farm College Slam Dunk Championship. The contest will take place as part of the Final Four festivities in Indianapolis on Thursday, April 2 at 6 p.m. CST at Hinkle Fieldhouse and will be televised live on ESPN. The two-time Horizon League Player of the Year recently completed his collegiate career with 2,096 points, but will don the Phoenix uniform one more time while displaying his 45-inch ...
Milwaukee's Chollet, Johnson, Novacek and Valpo's Peters Secure Outdoor Track and Field Weekly Honors
Indianapolis – Milwaukee junior Marquis Johnson (Lac Du Flambeau, Wis.) and sophomore Kate Novacek (Waukesha, Wis.) have been named Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Runners of the Week while Milwaukee senior Alex Chollet (Aurora, Ill.) and Valparaiso senior Sarah Peters (LaGrange, Ill.) have been named Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Athletes of the Week for the period of March 16-22. Johnson opened the outdoor season with first-place finishes in two events at the ...
Cleveland State's Bellutti and Detroit's Nionova Garner Player of the Week Accolades
INDIANAPOLIS -- Cleveland State senior Manuel Bellutti (Innsbruck, Austria) is the Men’s Tennis Player of the Week while Detroit freshman Sasha Nionova (Riga, Latvia) is the Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of March 17-23. Cleveland State began conference play on Saturday on the road facing Wright State before taking on IPFW on Sunday in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Vikings notched their first Horizon League victory versus the Raiders 5-2. The squad captured the doubles point early ...