UD Relays Excel at Dr. Tucker Open

Apr 26, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams have been busy over the last two days competing in the Drake Relays on Friday and the Dr. Tucker Open on Saturday. UD women's relay teams brought home two first place finishes including a school record in the 4x400m. Evan Zurbuchen won the Men's 110m Hurdles.

Wolfe Leads Men's Golf into Final Weekend

Apr 26, 2014

The University of Dubuque will still be in the lead as the 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships transitions to Dubuque Golf & Country Club next weekend, but the Spartans saw their nine-stroke lead reduced to seven and a new challenger emerge Saturday at Finkbine Golf Course. The Spartans posted a 306 team score Saturday and bring a 601 total into next weekend's final 36 holes.

UD Social Justice Class to Hold Second Annual Debate

Apr 28, 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., the University of Dubuque’s Honors Program will hold the Second Annual Social Justice Debate in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. The intent of the debate is to provide illumination on two controversial topics. Students will engage in parliamentary-style debating, which involves alternating rounds and audience participation. Doors open at 5:30; the public is encouraged to attend this open event.

UD to Host Second Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 29, 2014

Tuesday, April 29 through Thursday, May 1, the University of Dubuque will host the second annual Apex: Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity. Events will be held in Heritage Center at various times over the three-day period (see schedule). All events are free and open to the public.

Football Earns 10 NFF Hampshire Honor Society Members

Apr 29, 2014

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the members of the 2014 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. A total of 838 players from 267 schools qualified for membership in the society's eighth year, setting a new record for the number of members in the history of the program, which began in 2007. The University of Dubuque is proud to lead the Iowa Conference with 10 new members.

Wolfe Named Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week

Apr 29, 2014

University of Dubuque golfer Eric Wolfe has been named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week and Golfer of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 27, 2014. Wolfe shot back-to-back 70's in the first two rounds of the IIAC Championships over the weekend under difficult conditions at Finkbine Golf Course. His 36 hole total of 140 (-4 under par) has him five strokes ahead for medalist honors.

Billesbach & Woltz Voted First Team Academic All-District

May 1, 2014

University of Dubuque sophomores Ainsley Billesbach and Tori Woltz have been named to the First Team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District (District #8) Softball team. To be selected a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher and be a sophomore or above.

Softball Stunned in IIAC Tournament Opener

May 1, 2014

The University of Dubuque softball team had high hopes when they opened the 2014 IIAC Softball Tournament against the Simpson College Storm. The #5-seeded Spartans was held to just three hits in the 0-8 loss to the #4 seeded Simpson College Storm. Meggie Schmidt, Tori Woltz, and Carlee Grunder all had singles.

Men's Golf Lead by Three Strokes at IIAC Championships

May 2, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's golf team entered the third round of the 2014 IIAC Men's Golf Championships with a seven stroke lead. Friday afternoon, the lead was narrowed to three strokes as the hard charging Central College Dutch gained ground with one round remaining. UD enters the final round with a team score of 905 as Central enters with a score of 908. UD and Central have distanced the field with Luther in third place with a score of 925. UD's Eric Wolfe stretched his advantage to seven strokes for medalist honors after he finished with a round of 75 on Friday. All five Spartans are currently in the Top-16 of the field.

Ninth Inning Rally Nets Spartans Split vs. Luther

May 2, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team seen its chance at a berth in the 2014 Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament end on Friday afternoon at Luther College. The Spartans 1-0 loss in game one eliminated them from contention for the sixth and final spot in the conference tournament. After a slow start in game two, UD scored five runs in the top of the ninth to earn a 6-3 victory. Spartans closer Justin Naval pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his fifth save of the year, tying the school record.

Softball Downs #14 Enroute to Tourney Semifinals

May 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque softball opened the 2014 IIAC Tournament not the way they had planned, but they responded on Saturday by knocking the #14 Central College Dutch out of the tournament Saturday morning by a score of 5-4 and battled into 10 innings in the semifinals and lost to Buena Vista University 2-1. The tough IIAC competition proved itself with both semifinal contests being extended into extra innings.

Spartans Track & Field Continues to Improve at Monmouth

May 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams continued their upward trend of success in the outdoor season with numerous personal best performances and three school records at the Monmouth College Fighting Scots Invitational. The Spartans Brenda Breimon, Katelyn Herbig, and Conner Hirt all broke their own school records on Saturday. The UD men finished third of 11 teams while the women took fifth of 11 teams.

Spartans Win 8-1 on the Final Day of the Regular Season

May 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque Baseball team closed out the 2014 season with a split vs. Luther on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans won the opener 8-1 before being defeated 12-0 in the final game of the season. Dalton Garst did it all in the opener, allowing only three hits in six innings with no earned runs to earn the win on the mound while also picking up two hits at the plate.

Wolfe Leads Spartans to IIAC Title

May 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's golf team won it's fourth IIAC Men's golf championship and it's first since 1975. Two factors remained the same, coach for this year's team champion and 1975 championship team was Jon Davison. The University of Dubuque captured its first men's golf title in 39 years after posting a 7-shot victory at the 2014 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Men's Golf Championships. With the victory, the Spartans automatically qualify for the 2014 NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships May 13-16 at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.

2014 Men's Basketball Team Awards Banquet

May 5, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team closed the books on a great season with their team banquet on Sunday April 25th. The Spartans squad had back-to-back 20 win seasons for the first time in school history and finished the 2013-14 season with a 21-5 overall record. UD was ranked as high as #23 in the nation after a 16-0 start to the season.

2014 Men's Basketball Summer Camp & Shootout Info

May 5, 2014

The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball program will be hosting a Boy's Basketball Shooting Camp from June 16-18th and a Boy's High School Shootout for Varsity and Junior Varsity teams on June 29th.

Men's Golf Prepare for NCAA Division III National Championships

May 5, 2014

The NCAA Division III Men's Golf Committee has announced the teams and individuals selected to participate in the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships. The University of Dubuque men's golf team automatically qualified after winning the IIAC Championships on May 3. The championships will be held May 13-16, at Grandover Resort, in Greensboro, North Carolina. The championships will be hosted by Guilford College and the Greensboro Sports Commission.

2014 Athletics Awards Banquet

May 6, 2014

The University of Dubuque Athletic Department celebrated the 2013-14 Senior Student-Athletes on Monday, May 5th with its Senior Awards Banquet. Top awards handed out were Spartan Academic Achievement Award, Spartan Academic Student-Athlete Excellence Award, Student-Athlete of the Year, and Wendt Character Student-Athlete Award. Academic All-American and Athletic All-American were also recognized. A total of 59 seniors were honored during the ceremony.

University of Dubuque Announces 2014 Commencement Ceremonies

May 6, 2014

The University of Dubuque today announced the calendar of events for its 162nd Commencement for 469 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.

Wolfe Repeats as Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week

May 6, 2014

University of Dubuque senior golfer Eric Wolfe repeated as Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week and Men's Golfer of the Week. He won medalist honors and IIAC Golfer of the Year honors after an 11-shot victory at the 2014 Iowa Conference Championships.

2014 IIAC Track and Field Championships

May 7, 2014

The University of Dubuque track and field teams will compete in the 2014 Iowa Conference Championships this week, May 8-10. Luther College is this year's host school.

Five Spartans Named All-IIAC Softball

May 7, 2014

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its All-Conference Teams and major awards for the 2014 softball season with five Spartans earning recognition. Senior Amber Meyer and sophomore Ainsley Billesbach were named First Team All-IIAC. A trio of Spartans earned Second Team All-IIAC with Caitlin Aulwes, Hannah Koerperich, and Amanda Williams making the cut. UD finished the season with a school record 22 wins and qualified for the IIAC Tournament for the second straight year.

UD's Dobratz Wins Decathlon at Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships

May 9, 2014

University of Dubuque's Tyler Dobratz captured the men's decathlon title at the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a school record 6,155 points on Friday afternoon at Carlson Stadium on the campus of Luther College. Dobratz won by 142 points behind first place finishes in the shot put and discus. Nickolette McKenzie earned All-IIAC honors with a runner-up finish in the long jump.

Spartans Claim Six Individual Titles, 18 All-IIAC Performances

May 10, 2014

The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams claimed six individual titles and earned 18 All-Iowa Conference performances at the 2014 IIAC Outdoor Track Championships at Luther College. In addition, the Spartans set six new school records. Rick Valcin won two events and earned All-IIAC in four events. Nickolette McKenzie won the women's triple jump and was all-conference in four events. The UD men finished in fourth place with 121 points while the women were fifth with 79 points.

Billesbach & Koerperich Named NFCA All-Midwest Region

May 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Softball team had two student-athletes named to the 2014 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division-III All-Midwest Region Team. The Spartans Ainsley Billesbach and Hannah Koerperich were Third Team All-Region selections.