General Athletics News

  • Crusaders enjoy 2017 Athletic Awards Ceremony; Hampton repeats as Scholar-Athlete Recipient
    May 01, 2017
    IRVING, Texas – On Sunday the University of Dallas Athletic Department celebrated the fourth annual athletic banquet held at Haggar University Center on campus. Each coach for the 15 NCAA affiliated programs were asked to summarize the year for their teams. The team-voted Most Valuable Players (MVPS) were announced and handed out. Coaches also noted other conference achievements, program records, and student-athlete milestones.
  • Kaiser and Worry among Listed on SCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
    March 08, 2017
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its ninth annual winter All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 30 student-athletes were selected to the 2016-17 squad in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball, men's swimming and diving and women's swimming and diving.
  • Johnson & Wales (Denver) Becomes 9th SCAC Member
    February 21, 2017
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – In an announcement made today at league headquarters, Johnson & Wales University (Denver) has accepted membership into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), becoming the ninth member of the NCAA Division III league.
  • 41 Dallas Student-Athletes Named on the SCAC Fall Academic Honor Roll
    January 26, 2017
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2016 fall term and 439 student-athletes made the list.
  • 5 Players Named on 2016 SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
    December 02, 2016
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its ninth annual fall All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 41 student-athletes were selected to the 2016 squad in the sports of men’s cross country, women’s cross country, football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball.
  • Dallas 2016 Hall of Fame Class Introduced Sunday
    November 13, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – On Sunday the University of Dallas recognized three former student-athletes being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Edgar Tavares was selected for men’s soccer, Kelli Fuentes was selected for volleyball, and Bastian Vaandrager was selected for men’s tennis. This trio becomes the 19th class - since the first in 1998 - to introduce former Crusaders into the Dallas Athletics Hall of Fame. The total number of inductees has now reached 67 after Sunday’s ceremony.
  • Eight Crusaders named to USCAA All-Academic Teams
    November 11, 2016
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On Friday, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) released the soccer, volleyball, and cross country All-Academic Team. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.5-mark.
  • Learn how You can #InvestinUDSoccer
    October 28, 2016
    IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas is committed to advancing Crusader Athletics by making significant upgrades to our current athletic facilities.
  • Dallas ranked 7th on Tucker Center Study
    September 22, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – According to a study conducted by the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at University of Minnesota, The University of Dallas athletics department ranked 7th of 56 schools reviewed within six of NCAA Division III conferences.
  • UD's Other Olympian, Almost, Not Quite
    August 30, 2016
    Fait Elkins is the subject referred to in the headline but before that I think a little background is necessary. The University of Dallas began in 1906 as Holy Trinity College and in 1910 became the University of Dallas. The campus was on Oak Lawn Avenue in Dallas and the cornerstone is in the garden outside of Gorman if anyone cares to take a look.
  • How to Stay Updated with your #UDCrusaders
    August 23, 2016
    IRVING, Texas - With the fall seasons opening in a little over a week, fans are reminded that they have several ways to keep up with the University of Dallas Athletics results, news, and other media coverage throughout the year.
  • Dallas Names Corrie Bober Assistant Athletics Trainer
    August 15, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas announced Monday the hiring of Corrie Bober as the Assistant Athletics Trainer. She replaces Kai Okitsu, who resigned and completed his final day on July 5. Okitsu was accepted into Physical Therapy (PT) School after serving on the Crusaders’ staff for six years.
  • Dallas sets 2016 Hall of Fame Date for November 13; Trio to be Inducted
    July 08, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas is pleased to announced three athletes that will be inducted in the school's Hall of Fame on Sunday, November 13.
  • SCAC Releases 2016 Spring Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
    June 10, 2016
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2015-16 spring term and 404 student-athletes made the list.
  • SCAC Releases 2015-16 Winter Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
    June 08, 2016
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2015-16 winter term and 202 student-athletes made the list.
  • SCAC Releases 2016 Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    May 16, 2016
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its eighth annual spring All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 49 student-athletes were selected to the 2015-16 squad in the sports of baseball, men's golf, women's golf, softball, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's track & field and women's track & field.
  • 2016 Athletics Banquet held Sunday
    May 02, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas Athletics Department celebrated the third annual athletic banquet on Sunday at the Haggar University Center on campus. Each coach for the 14 NCAA affiliated programs took a few minutes to reflect on the teams’ year. The Most Valuable Players (MVPs) were announced, which are voted by the athletes on each team once a season ends. Other notable honors were handed out and/or announced.
  • Gonzalez and Mayer attend NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum
    April 20, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – Two student-athletes from the University of Dallas attended the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum held in Phoenix, Arizona, from April 7-10. Junior men’s basketball player Lorenzo Gonzalez (San Antonio, Texas) and junior women’s soccer player Cascade Mayer (Kapaa, Hawaii) represented the Crusaders.
  • Onyenso and Poe Named among SCAC All-Sportsmanship Teams
    March 28, 2016
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) released the eighth annual All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 41 student-athletes were selected to the 2015-16 squad in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s swimming & diving and women’s swimming and diving.
  • Trio tabbed for USCAA All-American Honors
    March 02, 2016
    Uniontown, Pa. – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, the presenting sponsor of the 2016 USCAA Basketball National Championships, played host to the USCAA championship banquet on Tuesday night. At the banquet the USCAA awarded 128 All-Americans in its four divisions of basketball.
  • Compte and Fazio represent University of Dallas at NCAA Convention
    January 19, 2016
    IRVING, Texas – Over January 13-16, there were 22 student-athletes that represented the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) at the 2016 NCAA Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Former UD Hall of Famer "Smitty" Duke to be Inducted in Pasadena, TX, ISD HOF
    December 30, 2015
    PASADENA, Texas – Former University of Dallas baseball player and coach, Horace “Smitty” Duke, will be inducted into the Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame next spring. He is listed among seven new inductees.
  • SCAC Releases 2015 Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 23, 2015
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its eighth annual fall All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 41 student-athletes were selected to the 2015 squad in the sports of men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball.
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