TRAVERSE CITY – The Traverse City Pit Spitters capped off their inaugural campaign in dramatic fashion, beating the Eau Claire Express 3-2 with their second walk-off victory in four games and third decided by a run in the Northwoods League’s playoffs. The triumph lifted the Pit Spitters to the Northwoods League Championship after securing a trio of victories through the first two rounds of the playoffs this past week.
WICHITA, Kan. – Nicolas Hovde (Waco, Texas) was selected by the Waco Missions to play in the NBC World Series that hosted the first week of games from July 27-31. Hovde, wearing number 1, started in right field in his only appearance last Saturday and went 0-for-3 in a 4-0 setback for the Missions. Hovde’s team came back to win 7-5 on Monday over the Great Bend Cats out of Kansas.
CAMPAIGN, Ill. – University of Dallas men’s basketball guard Michael Wambsganss (Denver, Colo.) has kept busy this summer with an internship with the NCAA. He has spent most of the internship at the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis.
WICHITA, Kan. – Nicolas Hovde (Waco, Texas) of the University of Dallas baseball team was selected by the Waco Missions to play in the 85th National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series. The Missions earned a bid to the NBC World Series by winning the Brazos Baseball Association League Championship. The Missions are in Pool D with Hays Larks and Great Bend Bat Cats. They are scheduled to play Hays Larks on Saturday, July 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the second game of the day.
IRVING, Texas – Summer ball is wrapping up for several members of the University of Dallas baseball team, who had 14 players involved with a summer team. While some players are finished with their seasons, others are continuing or joining another team to continue play the remaining weeks before the new 2019-20 academic year begins in about a month.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team announced its schedule for the 2019-20 season. Led by the program’s winningest coach Jarred Samples, who enters his 12th season at the helm for his alma mater; the Crusaders look to build on their impressive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament run that led to a runner-up finish against host Texas Lutheran University in the championship.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team announced its 2019-20 schedule with first-year head coach Bri Calver set to guide the squad. She is the 16th head coach for the program, which looks to bounce back this season after missing the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament the previous two. Dallas has 25 contests on the schedule with 18 against league opponents that include newcomer University of St. Thomas (TX).
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s golf team released its fall portion of the upcoming season in the 2019-20 year. Head Coach Garrett Smith enters his fourth full year at the helm of the men’ golf program and has four tournaments slated this fall like in 2018. Most of the tournaments should be familiar to the returning golfers, as three were on the docket the previous season.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s golf team had its 2019 fall schedule released by head coach Garrett Smith for the 2019-20 year. Smith enters his fourth year at UD, having overseen the men’s golf program. In 2018-19, Smith had an individual competitor, Tiffany Han (Walnut, Calif.), compete on the women’s side on the links in its first year sponsored as an NCAA Division III sport.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas volleyball team announced its 2019 schedule. Head Coach Kelli Trautmann enters her third season at the helm and has worked to build a competitive non-conference schedule that should prepare the Crusaders for an always challenging battle in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) that features two to three top 25 NCAA ranked foes yearly.
IRVING, Texas – Former University of Dallas Hall of Fame Coach Al Ogletree passed away early Monday, June 24. The legendary UD coach played a prominent role at Dallas, helping start intercollegiate athletics at the university, while coaching the baseball and basketball teams from 1957-65. He was the head basketball coach for three seasons ('57-'60), and the head baseball coach all nine seasons during his tenure at Dallas.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s soccer team announced its 2019 schedule. Dallas is home for its first three contests and five-of-seven that includes a final home tilt toward late September against fellow Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) foe Schreiner University.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s soccer team announced its schedule for the 2019 season. For the seventh consecutive season, the Crusaders open the new campaign at the friendly confines. This fall will mark the second year UD plays at its new soccer facility that was done last summer and features lights for night contests.