NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Kevin McGuirk (Front Royal, Va.) from the University of Dallas men's track and field team competed on Thursday evening for one last push at making Nationals in the 400 Meters Hurdles race at the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier hosted by North Central College. McGuirk unfortunately came up short of his end result after he finished with a time of 57.97, but the senior will have one more year of eligibility next season to get another shot at Nationals.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Kevin McGuirk (Front Royal, Va.) from the University of Dallas men’s track and field team is set to compete at the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier on Thursday in a Last Chance Meet. McGuirk will compete in the 400 Meters Hurdles race, where he currently is ranked seventh in the Division III South/SE Region. He is also ranked 53rd nationally where the top 20 times in an event qualify for Nationals, which will be held at Geneva, Ohio, on May 23-25.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University of Dallas women’s basketball forward Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) will have her Crusaders jersey on display in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame “Ring of Honor” in recognition of her outstanding play for the 2018-19 season.
IRVING, Texas – The 2019 Southern Collegiate Athletic Championship belongs to the University of Dallas men's golf team. On April 23 in Blanco, Texas at Valaar Creek Golf Course, the Crusaders achieved a feat that had never been done in the school's history since joining the league in the 2011-12 academic year.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletics Conference (SCAC) released the 2019 All-Conference women’s lacrosse team on Tuesday. Four members of the University of Dallas were tabbed for honors, including a pair on the first team and honorable mention.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletics Conference (SCAC) released the 2019 All-Conference Men’s Lacrosse Team on Tuesday. Four members of the University of Dallas were tabbed for honors, including a pair on the first team and second team.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas athletics department celebrated its sixth annual end of the year banquet on Sunday, May 5, at the Hagger University Center. Each coach from the 15 NCAA affiliated programs took a moment to speak on behalf of their program, as well as recognize those that received postseason achievements highlighted by each team’s Most Valuable Player (Listed at bottom).
CLEBURNE, Texas – On Saturday the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and major postseason awards. The University of Dallas baseball team had seven players – the second highest behind the eight total in 2013 – earn laurels. Among the septet were two members, Jordan Stickler (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Nathan Patton (McKinney, Texas), that notched an all-conference honor for the third straight year.
Paige Rasmussen of University of Dallas is the USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week. Rasmussen took the mound three times in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament this past weekend. Making her first start in over a month Rasmussen pitched a complete seven-inning game over the fourth-seeded Schreiner University. Her outing helped the Crusaders from Dallas earn the upset and snap a six game losing streak in the tournament dating back to 2016. She was named to the all-tournament team for her performances.
Josh Abalos of the University of Dallas, a senior middle infielder from Lewisvilles, Texas, has been named the SCAC Baseball Hitter of the Week for games played from Monday, April 22 through Sunday, April 28.
SHREVEPORT, La. – At the conclusion of the 2019 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Softball Tournament on Sunday, the league announced the SCAC All-Tournament Team. University of Dallas softball pitcher Paige Rasmussen (El Campo, Texas) was one of three pitchers selected to the group of honorees.
SHERMAN, Texas - The University of Dallas baseball team secured its first series win since 2017 after holding off Austin College 14-9 on Sunday afternoon. Josh Abalos (Lewisville, Texas) and Nathan Patton (McKinney, Texas) both combined for six RBI on the day, as the team notched 11 total for the day. Dallas grabbed the early lead, but Austin pulled within one run in the sixth frame after a three-run homerun. UD used a five-run eighth to expand its lead and secure the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) victory.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The University of Dallas men’s track and field team wrapped up the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championships hosted by Trinity University on Saturday. Kevin McGuirk (Front Royal, Va.) secured the men’s first gold medal in three seasons after he broke his own school record in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.84. This mark helped Dallas gain 10 points on the final day of competition. McGuirk became just the second men’s track athlete in school history to secure a gold medal in the conference championships. Prince Giadolor was the other UD athlete to garner a first-place finish in 2016 after he won the 100-meter dash.
SHREVEPORT, La. – It was another wild finish for the No. 6 Seed University of Dallas softball team, who came up a run short for the second day in a row to the No. 3 Seed Centenary College in a 9-8 final. After a pitcher’s duel in Friday’s first matchup that resulted in a walk-off in the seventh, Saturday’s contest featured three ties and two lead changes.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas baseball team split its doubleheader with Austin College on Saturday. Dallas took game one 14-6 after the team notched 12 RBI off of 13 hits. Conrad Voss (Corona, Calif.) picked up his conference-leading eighth win in the game, which is the most wins for a UD pitcher in a single season since 2012.
Game Two involved an offensive showdown for both sides. 20 combined runs were scored in the first three innings, while just three runs were scored the rest of the way. The ‘Roos eventually came away with the 12-11 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) victory in walk-off fashion.
SHREVEPORT, La. – After being held to no runs in the first 11 innings of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament, the sixth-seeded University of Dallas softball team tallied seven in the last three innings of regulation to upset fourth-seeded Schreiner University in the first elimination game on Saturday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The No. 3 Seed University of Dallas women’s lacrosse team challenged the No. 2 Seed Southwestern University on Saturday afternoon of the second match of the 2019 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Women’s Lacrosse Tournament.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s track and field team wrapped up the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championships held on the campus of Trinity University on Saturday. The Crusaders finished in fifth place with 17 points after the team collected another point in the Women’s 4 x 400-meter relay. Several competitors set new personal records on the day.