CONWAY, Ark. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team fell to Hendrix College in a rematch game by a score of 77-54. Hendrix College (5-4) used an 18-0 run in the first half and hot shooting to get past the Crusaders. Dallas (4-2) gained some momentum midway through the second half as Isaiah Hayes (Arlington, Texas) hit some key shots, but Hendrix exploded for 45 points in the second half of play and had a 28-56 (50%) effort from the field and 12 made three-pointers to pull away. Four Warriors finished with double-digit points to take the non-conference victory.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team held on to defeat Dallas Christian College, 64-60, on Friday night in the Maher Center. It was the first home win of the 2019-20 campaign for the Crusaders (2-4) in three tries. The Dallas Christian Crusaders (1-8) were down 15 at the end of three quarters, but scored 24 points in the final 10 minutes including a 9-1 run from 2:10 minutes to 1:15 minutes left in regulation to cut the gap to 61-60. Jules Oliveti (Southlake, Texas) grabbed two important rebounds, part of her game-high 13, and sank two crucial free throws to close out the triumph.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its 12th annual fall All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 47 student-athletes were selected to the 2019 squad in the sports of men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball.
DALLAS – The University of Dallas baseball team wasted no time getting back involved with the community after returning from the Thanksgiving Holiday. This week the Crusaders volunteered with Readers 2 Leaders, whose mission is to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduated prepared to live individual lives.
IRVING, Texas – A pair of University of Dallas women’s soccer players, Alyssa Mencacci (League City, Texas) and May Lien Le (Katy, Texas), were named to the United Soccer Coaches Division III All-West Region Teams. Mencacci was named All-West Region Second Team, while Lien Le got tabbed All-West Region Third Team. This was the first time the duo received All-Region accolades and first for the UD Women’s Soccer Program.
ORANGE, Calif. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team fell to Chapman University 59-39 on Saturday. The Crusaders (4-1) fell behind early but rallied to get within four points at the halftime break. UD later diminished the Chapman (3-1) lead to two points early in the second half but gave up a 15-point swing to the Panthers. UD was limited to just 17 points in the second half and was held to a 13-52 (25%) effort from the field for the game. Two Panthers combined for 33 of the team’s points in the winning effort.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell 69-43 on Saturday afternoon to Concordia University at the Maher Center. The Tornados (2-4) tallied 16 of the first 18 points of the game en route to a double-digit lead at the end of the first quarter. Dallas (1-4) was victimized by 30 turnovers, which helped the road team use a 27-8 scoring advantage. Concordia also held a 10-point difference (18-8) in second chance points.
WHITTIER, Calif. – The University of Dallas men's basketball team defeated Whittier College (CA) 85-71 on the first day of the Chapman/Whittier Classic. The Crusaders (4-0) were led by a career night from Dustin Mathis (Fort Worth, Texas). UD jumped out to an early 19-0 lead. Whittier College (2-3) cut into the large deficit and made it a six-point game with just three minutes left in the first half, as UD would eventually take a seven-point lead into halftime.
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team was defeated 73-47 on Tuesday night at the University of the Ozarks. Dallas (1-3) dropped its second game in a row to finish the road trip at 1-2. Despite and early deficit, the Crusaders clawed back with a 7-0 run and eventually grabbed their lone lead of the night in the first quarter, 15-14.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Anna Wilgenbusch (St. Paul, Minn.) of the University of Dallas women’s cross-country team finished 38th with a time of 22:10.9 at the NCAA Division III National Championships, marking the first UD athlete in school history to compete at the NCAA Championships. Wilgenbusch started in sixth place after one kilometer of the race. She eventually would lose pace down the stretch but had solid split times to finish the race strong with great competition at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
ALPINE, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team dropped a road decision at Sul Ross State University, 75-52, on Saturday afternoon. Both teams shot nearly the same from the field with the Lobos (2-2) hitting 44.3 percent to Dallas’ (1-2) 42.3-clip. However, the Crusaders fell victim to a 26-12 difference in turnovers which led to Sul Ross State grabbing a 10-point difference (23-13) off the miscues. The Lobos also had 70 field goal attempts compared to UD’s 52.
DALLAS – The University of Dallas baseball team spent time last Saturday, November 16, volunteering at the Cardinal Farrell Community Center with the Catholic Charities of Dallas. The Crusaders spent time doing tasks that included: Cleaning trash, clearing brush, weeds and grass between the sports fields and pool complex, and clearing any trees or shrubs that were marked.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Anna Wilgenbusch (St. Paul, Minn.) of the University of Dallas women’s cross country team is set to run at the NCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday. The women’s race will begin at 11:45 a.m. from E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. Wilgenbusch continues to shine on the course gathering award after award in her stellar sophomore campaign. She broke her own 6k school record last weekend at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Championship in Memphis, Tennessee last weekend, claiming a first-place finish with a time of 21:29.3.
KEENE, Texas – The University of Dallas men's basketball team blasted Southwestern Adventist University 89-45 on Tuesday evening in an all around team effort. The Crusaders (3-0) took a 43-25 lead into halftime after a 10-0 run to end the period. Southwestern Adventist (0-7) cut into the Dallas lead and hung around until Dallas went on a couple big runs to close the game out. 14 different Crusaders scored on the night, as five members notched their first points on the season.
KEENE, Texas ? The University of Dallas women?s basketball team pulled away in the first quarter with a 23-6 lead en route to a 66-40 victory at Southwestern Adventist University on Tuesday night. The Crusaders (1-1) picked up their first win under head coach Bri Calver, who earned her first collegiate win as well.
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- University of Dallas sophomore Anna Wilgenbusch was named the South/Southeast Women's Athlete of the Year in an announcement made today by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Complete Release
MICHAEL WAMBSGANSS OF UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS, a junior guard from Denver, Colorado, has been named the SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, November 11th through Sunday, November 17th.
NEW ORLEANS, La. - All-Region honors for the 2019 NCAA Division III Cross Country season were recognized on Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following Regional Championships Saturday.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas Athletics Department hosted the 2019 Hall of Fame Ceremony on Sunday, November 17 at the Rathskeller on the campus of the University of Dallas. This was the 21st annual year that the event has been held, with the latest three members of the Hall of Fame increasing the total to 77.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men's basketball team beat Hendrix College 71-57 on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders (2-0) had a quartet of players reach double-digit points on the day led by a double-double outing from Michael Wambsganss (Denver, Colo.) who notched 23 points and 11 rebounds. UD fell behind 11-0 early, but tied the game at 13 at the 10:25 mark in the first period. UD took a 10 point lead into the halftime break. A feisty Warriors group cut the Dallas lead to three in the second half, but UD used a 16-1 run to pull away and ultimately grab the non-conference victory.