Spartans Baseball Hosts Knights

Apr 11, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team faced a daunting challenge on Friday afternoon against the Iowa Conference (IIAC) leading Wartburg College Knights. The Spartans and Knights played an even first game with Wartburg pulling away late for a 4-1 victory. UD lost game two, 19-7. Dalton Garst had an outstanding day at the plate with five hits in seven bats.

Spartans Win First MWLC Game

Apr 11, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team earned their first Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) victory on Friday night at Fontbonee University. The Spartans jumped out to a 5-0 lead within the first minutes in the 18-11 victory. Bridget Schirmers scored a team high six goals.

Back-to-Back Victories for UD Lacrosse

Apr 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team has won back-to-back games for the first time in the programs history with their 13-8 victory over the University of Dallas. The Spartans scored seven straight goals in the second half to pull away from Dallas after being tied 6-6 at halftime. Judy Borah scored three goals and assisted on three others for six points to lead UD.

Spartans Compete at USTFCCCA Meet of the Week

Apr 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams made the short trip across the Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge on Saturday morning for the UW-Platteville Invitational. The UW-P Invite was named the USTFCCCA Meet of the Week because of the high level of competition that was scheduled to participate. The women's team was pushed to their best, setting three school records. The UD men brought home two first place finishes.

Spartans Lead on the Road, Lose Late

Apr 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque softball team jumped out to early leads in both games on the road at Simpson College only to have them slip away late. The Spartans lost the opener 3-4 after giving up the game winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. UD lost game two by a score of 4-6 despite out hitting the hosts in the nightcap.

#18-Ranked Spartans Men's Golf Third at Auggie Invite

Apr 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's golf team finished third overall (604), just a single stroke out of second place after tying for fourth after the opening day of the 2014 Augustana Golf Invitational played today at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois. The #18-ranked Spartans tied with winner Indian Hills Community College for shooting the lowest round on the final day, a score of 297.

Spartans Split with IIAC Leaders

Apr 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team split its doubleheader with league leading Wartburg College on Saturday at the UD Baseball Field. The Spartans won game two behind a strong pitching performance by Reed Stumpf. UD lost game one 4-3 after a Wartburg two-run home run in the top of the seventh.

Spartans Win Third Straight Game

Apr 14, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team braved near freezing temperatures on Monday afternoon en route to their third straight win. The Spartans 11-6 victory over Benedictine had to be moved to the Rock Bowl because of nearly four inches of rain over night. The six goals allowed by UD is the lowest single game total allowed in the programs two year history.

Valcin Wins Second Straight IIAC Track Performer of the Week Honors

Apr 14, 2014

University of Dubuque vaulter Rick Valcin earned his second straight Men's Outdoor Track & Field Performer of the Week award. Valcin won the pole vault at the UW-P Invite by clearing 16'-2.0" on his first attempt. He is undefeated during the outdoor season having won last week at the Wartburg Select where set posted a Division-III best height of 16'-4.75".

Spartans Softball Sweep Duhawks

Apr 15, 2014

The University of Dubuque softball team set a new record on Tuesday afternoon by capturing the 19th win of the season, a new school mark for the Spartans. UD swept past the Loras Duhawks by capturing the opening game 2-1 and ended the second game early after leading 9-0 in the fifth inning after UD's Hannah Koerperich threw her second no-hitter of the season. UD improved to 19-11 overall and 6-4 in the IIAC.

Spartans Sweep Good Friday Open

Apr 18, 2014

The University of Dubuque track and field teams hosted the 2014 University of Dubuque Good Friday Open on April 18. The Spartans claimed both the women's and men's team titles in near ideal conditions on the Douglas J. Miller track in Dubuque. The women won the meet with 164 points while the men cruised to a first place showing by finishing with 185 points.

Spartans on the Road at #21 BVU

Apr 18, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued its toughest stretch of the season on Friday night with a doubleheader against #21 Buena Vista University. The Spartans undoing in both games was the defense with UD committing a combined nine errors. UD lost 8-1 in game one and 8-2 in game two. Will Fogel had three hits and two runs scores on the day.

Record Setting Day for UD Women's Lacrosse

Apr 19, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team had an outstanding day on Saturday with a 20-5 victory against Illinois Tech on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans 20 goals set a new school record while their five goals allowed was a new record for fewest goals allowed in a game. Bridget Schirmers eight goals tied the school record for individual goals in a game.

IIAC Performer of the Week Honors for McKenzie

Apr 21, 2014

University of Dubuque junior Nickolette McKenzie was named Women's Outdoor Track & Field (Field) Performer of the Week. McKenzie won the triple jump and long jump at the UD Good Friday Open. Her winning leap of 11.17m (36'-7.75") in the triple jump ranks 33rd in Division-III and leads the Iowa Conference.

Spartans Softball Move Into Second Place

Apr 22, 2014

The University of Dubuque softball clinched an IIAC tournament spot last week and on Tuesday the Spartans moved to within one game of the conference lead after sweeping the Wartburg College Knights by scores of 9-5 and 8-4. The Spartans improved to 8-4 in the IIAC and trail the league leading Coe Kohawks (9-3) with just one conference doubleheader left.

Spartans Win Intracity Game with Clarke

Apr 22, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team snapped a four game losing streak with a 6-2 non-conference victory against Clarke University. The Spartans win on Tuesday was the first win against the Crusaders since 2004, stopping a five game losing streak. Sophomore Daniel Karnick made the most of his first career collegiate start by pitching five shutout innings to earn the win.

Spartans Four Game Winning Streak Snapped

Apr 23, 2014

The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse had their four game winning streak snapped on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans lost 21-9 to Beloit College in the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) matchup at Oyen Field. Bridget Schirmers scored three goals and assisted on a fourth goal. UD is 4-8 overall and 2-5 in the MWLC.

Spartans Women's Golf 5th at Clarke Invite

Apr 23, 2014

The University of Dubuque women's golf team finished fifth on Wednesday at the 2014 Clarke University Spring Invitational with a team score of 447 on the Par 72, 5,802 yard course on Eagle Ridge Resort North Course. Lauren Smith led the Spartans with a tie for sixth place overall.

UD Receives Funding for Women’s Science Research Projects

Apr 23, 2014

The University of Dubuque recently received a $6,600 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund science research experiences for women.

Spartans to Compete at Drake Relays

Apr 24, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field program will be well represented at the 2014 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. The UD women's 4x100m and 4x200m Relays teams were selected while the men's 4x100m Relay team will also compete. Spartans pole vaulter Rick Valcin will also compete. Nearly 8,000 track and field athletes will be competing in 111 events over the course of five days of competition beginning on Wednesday, April 23rd and ending Sunday, April 29th.

Casanova Sets Steals Record in Loss

Apr 25, 2014

University of Dubuque freshman Daniel Casanova has put himself atop the UD all-time record list for steals in a season. Casanova stole two bases in the Spartans 6-4 loss to Simpson in game one to push his season total to 27. UD lost game two 13-3. Senior Vince Parisi had two hits on the day with a home run in game one and double in game two. The losses dropped the Spartans record to 11-22 overall and 6-15 in the Iowa Conference.

Men's Golf Take Lead in IIAC Championships

Apr 25, 2014

The University of Dubuque Spartans finished the opening round with all five players shooting under 80 and ltaking the early lead by nine strokes after the opening 18 holes at the 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships.

School Records Set at Drake Relays

Apr 25, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field program set one school record and tied another on Friday at the 2014 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. The Spartans Women's 4x200m Relay team broke the 2013 record also set at Drake by 1.82 seconds. Rick Valcin tied his own school record by clearing 16'-4.75".

Spartans Softball Battle #14 Dutch, Prepare for IIAC Tourney

Apr 26, 2014

With the possibility of a five-way tie for the IIAC title alive at the beginning of the day, the Spartans along with four others believed they had a chance to capture the league title. The University of Dubuque softball team kept #14-ranked Central College in check, but dropped the doubleader 0-4 in game one and 1-3 in game two. Despite the losses, the Spartans finished the conference in 5th place and will compete next week in the IIAC Tournament hosted by the #1 seeded Coe College Kohawks.

Spartans Split on Senior Day

Apr 26, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team split with Simpson College on Senior Day. The Spartans entered the day needing two wins to move closer to the sixth and final spot in the upcoming Iowa Conference Tournament. UD took care of business in the opener with a 6-4 victory but lost 12-6 in game two. Joey Kilsdonk, Vince Parisi, and Steve Ryan were honored between games as graduating seniors.