Spartans Quiet Storm in 35-14 Dual Meet Victory

Feb 1, 2014

The University of Dubuque wrestling evened its' Iowa Conference mark on Saturday to 3-3 in IIAC with a 34-15 victory over the Simpson College Storm. The Spartans will finish their conference dual season at Loras College on Friday, Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Spartans Set a Pair of School Records at Cornell

Feb 1, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team set two school records on Saturday. Each of the records set were improvements on records set this year. Taylor Cary lowered her 60m Hurdles record to 9.45 seconds while Brenda Breimon raised her Pole Vault record to 3.35m (10' 11.75"). The UD women also won two individual events. As a team, the Spartans finished in fourth place.

Heffernan Named Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week

Feb 3, 2014

University of Dubuque basketball player Gage Heffernan has been named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week and Men's Basketball Performer of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. Heffernan averaged 22.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.5 steals in two games as UD improved to 18-1 on the year.

Hot Shooting Spartans Clinch IIAC Tourney Berth

Feb 5, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's basketball time began the week with the final four out of six games on the road. Wednesday night UD used hot shooting to overtake the Wartburg College Knights on their home court 83-65 and clinched a spot in the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Spartans Strong on Defense in Road Victory

Feb 5, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team played its best defensive game of the year on Wednesday night. The Spartans held Wartburg College (8-12, 2-7) to a season low 40 points in the 60-40 victory. UD held the Knights to 26.1% shooting from the field. Dubuque improves to 13-7 overall and is tied for third in the Iowa Conference at 6-3.

Author and Environmentalist Scott Russell Sanders to Present Public Reading/Discussion

Feb 6, 2014

Dr. Scott Russell Sanders, author of The Conservationist Manifesto, will be on campus Wednesday, February 19 for a public reading/discussion and book signing, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the University Science Center, Room 105 (Zuker Auditorium).

Spartans Lose, But Win Right To Host IIAC Dual Championship

Feb 7, 2014

The University of Dubuque wrestling team may have lost their final conference dual of the season to the Loras College Duhawks by a 15-29 score, but the loss opened up the opportunity for the Spartans to host the 2014 Iowa Conference Dual Meet Championship on February 14. Vs. the Buena Vista University Beavers at 7:00 p.m. for 5th and 6th place in the IIAC. The Spartans will host the UD Open on February 15. beginning at 9:00 a.m.

20 Wins for Spartan Men's Basketball

Feb 8, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team never trailed for the second consecutive game when they captured their 20th win of the season in a 86-75 road victory over the Simpson College Storm on Saturday. UD improved to 20-1 overall and 9-1 in the Iowa Conference and will return to the comforts of Stoltz Sports Center next week. The Spartans will attempt to avenge their lone loss of the season when they host the Loras College Duhawks (11-10 overall, 4-6 in IIAC) on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 p.m.

School Records by Breimon and Cary Spark Spartans

Feb 8, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team once again broke two school records on Saturday at the Grinell College Invitational. The two records had stood for exactly one week as Brenda Breimon and Taylor Cary each broke their own records set last week at Cornell. UD finished sixth as a team.

Spartans Lose on the Road to Simpson

Feb 8, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team drove through a snow storm to get to Simpson and faced a storm on the court as well. Simpson jumped out to an early 14-2 lead and did not look back en route to a 73-36 loss. The UD bench outscored the starters 20-18 for the game.

Spartans Lose to Alum Stewart

Feb 8, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men's Tennis team began the 2014 season on Saturday morning inside the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. UD lost 5-4 to former Spartan Austin Stewart and his St. Ambrose team in Head Coach Claudio Giraldi's first match at the helm. Nick Garcia and Nikolay Gospodinov went 2-0 on the day.

Valcin Wins Pole Vault for 4th Time

Feb 8, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team won three events at the Grinnell College Invitational on Saturday. UD won the pole vault, high jump, and 4x200m Relay. Rick Valcin won the pole vault for the fourth time in five meets this season. The Spartans finished in second place as a team with 87 points.

#23-ranked Spartans Lose a Heartbreaker at Home

Feb 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's basketball gave the fans in attendance Wednesday night a thriller not soon to be forgotten in Stoltz Sports Center. A near capacity crowd on hand witnessed a heartbreaking loss for just the second time this season for the Spartans to rival Loras College Duhawks. Down by two points in the final seconds, UD's Chris Frazier connected for a three pointer off the right side to put the #23-ranked Spartans ahead 70-69. The Duhawks called a time out with seven seconds remaining. Loras inbound the ball and pushed it quickly up court. The Duhawks Nathaniel Smith broke free and pulled up for a 10 foot jumper off the right lane and the ball quietly swished through the net with 1.7 seconds left on the clock giving the lead to Loras 71-70. The Spartans with no timeouts, tossed the ball to Brandon Ferguson who made a last shot attempt from over half court and the ball bounced off the right side of the backboard ending the Spartans with just their second loss of the 2013-14 season.

Spartans Down IIAC Leaders

Feb 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team took down the Iowa Conference leading Loras College Duhawks on Wednesday night. The Spartans 57-51 victory on Jon Davison Court inside Stoltz Sports Center was the first loss of the conference season for Loras. The UD starters accounted for 53 points with Jenna Kotas leading the way with 18 points. UD held Loras scoreless for the final 4:13.

Cross Country Repeats as All-Academic Team

Feb 14, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. The UD men earned the award for the second straight year. The Dubuque women tied for the 18th best Grade Point Average in Division-III at 3.63. A team must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.1 to earn the award.

2014 University of Dubuque Wrestling Open

Feb 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque hosted the 2014 UD Open on Saturday. The Spartans Adrian Collier and Nathan Cristion won their weight classes. Dubuque also had numerous second place finishers with Nic Rivera, Brian Travis, Manny Mendoza, and Drew Lattner advancing to the finals.

Herbig Wins Weight Throw with School Record Toss

Feb 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team competed at the 2014 UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans won two events and finished second in two others. The highlight of the day came when Katelyn Herbig won the weight throw with school record toss of 15.34m (50' 4.0").

Men's Basketball Fall a Game Back in IIAC

Feb 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque #23-ranked men's basketball team held their fate in their hands on Senior Day, but the visiting Central College Dutch snatched away the contest late by a 80-74 score. The loss dropped the Spartans to a game out of the IIAC lead over the league leading Dutch.

Spartans Send Seniors Out on High Note

Feb 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team came out fired up with three seniors in the starting lineup for their last regular season game in Stoltz Sports Center. The Spartans shot a red hot 53.3% (24-45) while holding Central to 32.1% (17-53) from the field in the 68-53 win. The top scorer for UD with 15 points was Jenna Kotas for the 11th straight game.

Valcin Does it Again

Feb 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team made the short trip across the Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge for the 2014 UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans Rick Valcin won the pole vault for the fifth team in six tries this season. There were no team scores.

Football Honors Student-Athletes at Season Banquet

Feb 16, 2014

The University of Dubuque football team held their end of the season banquet on Sunday, Feb. 16 and awarded several special awards. The 2013-14 senior class helped set 33 school records, finished their four years at UD with an Iowa Conference winning percentage of .589, and finished with 58 Academic All-Iowa Conference selections.

Spartans XC Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Award

Feb 17, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. The Dubuque women tied for the 18th best Grade Point Average in Division-III at 3.63. The UD men earned the award for the second straight year. A team must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.1 to earn the award.

Noll with Career Win #100, Spartans Move Into Second Place

Feb 19, 2014

University of Dubuque Head Women's Basketball Coach Mark Noll Earned his 100th Career Victory on Wednesday night at Buena Vista. As a result of the Spartans 85-78 win and losses by Coe and Simpon, UD is now tied for second place in the Iowa Conference with one game remaining in the regular season. Jenna Kotas once again paced the Dubuque offense with 19 points, her 12th straight game as the leading scorer.

Spartans #2 seed in IIAC Tourney

Feb 19, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to the Buena Vista University Beavers 75-77. UD managed to claim the #2 seed for the Iowa Conference Tournament which begins next week.

UD Sponsors Charity Fashion Show

Feb 20, 2014

The University of Dubuque’s Office of Multicultural Student Engagement and the Black Student Union will sponsor a Charity Fashion Show on Saturday, March 8, at 7:00 p.m. The event will take place in Heritage Center’s Babka Theatre.