Spartans Volleyball Fall in Season Openers

Aug 29, 2014

University of Dubuque volleyball team dropped their opening pair of games at the Sugar Loaf Classic to Saint Mary’s and St. Catherine by the scores of 3-0 and 3-1, respectively.

Women's Soccer Hold Marian Scoreless in Opener

Aug 29, 2014

The University of Dubuque women's soccer team opened their 2014 season with success on Friday night with a 2-0 victory. The Spartans picked tied for #3 in the Iowa Conference pre-season poll and return 10 starters and 24 letterwinners from last season's 16-5-0 team. The Spartans once again held their opponent scoreless and were led by senior goalkeeper Tiffany Duncan

Four Second Half Goals Propel Spartans to Dominant Win

Aug 30, 2014

Better late than never for the University of Dubuque women’s soccer team as they utilize a four-goal flurry in the second half to defeat Lawrence University, 4-0.

Solid Start for Spartan Harriers at Mustang Gallop

Aug 30, 2014

An early weather delay at the 21st annual Mt. Mercy Mustang Gallop didn’t faze the University of Dubuque men’s and women’s cross country teams as they placed third and fourth, respectively. UD men tallied 110 and the UD women totaled 75 points. Youth played its hand for both sides as just three seniors completed the race between both genders. Nine out of the 14 combined varsity finishers were sophomores or younger.

Spartans Outdueled by UW-Superior in Hotly Contested Match

Aug 30, 2014

It was a standoff from the outset but UW-Superior ultimately pulled away from the University of Dubuque men’s soccer team, 2-1, in the second half of a competitive bout.

Volleyball Opening Weekend at St. Mary's Sugarloaf Classic

Aug 30, 2014

The University of Dubuque opened the second day of the Sugarloaf Classic with a hard fought 1-3 loss to Gustavus Adolphus College. The Spartans jumped out quickly and captured the opening set 25-20, before Gustavus rallied back to capture the next three by scores of 25-16, 25-23, and 25-15. In set three the lead swapped six times and match was tied another eight times. In the final match of the tournament, the Spartans faced UW-La Crosse and lost another close battle 0-3 by set scores of 18-25, 19-25, and 23-25 with 10 lead changes and a tie score 21 times.

Women's Tennis Open Court with Road Victory

Aug 30, 2014

The University of Dubuque women's tennis team swept host Ripon College by a 9-0 mark on Saturday afternoon. The Spartan opned by winning all three doubles matches: Ashley Schlueter/Arantxa Martinez won #1 doubles 8-1, #2 doubles of Mariah Scott/Taylor Fortmann won in extra sets 9-7, and #3 doubles of Stephanie LoCasto/Marissa Rutenbeck captured the doubles sweep with a 8-0 match.

Men’s Soccer Battles to Scoreless Two OT Bout with Grinnell

Sep 3, 2014

A little luck and some defense goes a long ways as the University of Dubuque men’s soccer team fought to a 0-0 tie with Grinnell after two overtimes.

Spartans Volleyball Open at Home in Tripleheader

Sep 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque played host on Tuesday to a tripleheader with UW-Oshkosh and Edgewood College in Stoltz Sports Center. UD opened the night with a 1-3 loss to UW-Oshkosh, but rallied in the nightcap to lose a heartbreaking five set match 2-3 to Edgewood. Edgewood lost a five set match to undefeated UW-Oshkosh (6-0 overall) by score of 2-3.

Women's Soccer Ranked #5 North Region, Improve to 3-0

Sep 3, 2014

The University of Dubuque women's soccer team received their highest ranking ever with a #5 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's North Region Poll. The Iowa Conference has three women's teams ranked in the Top-8 this week. The Spartans improved to 3-0 on the season with a 4-2 victory over North Park University on Wednesday night.

Men’s Soccer Can't Overcome Quick Strike by MSOE

Sep 7, 2014

The University of Dubuque men’s soccer team couldn’t avenge the Milwaukee School of Engineering goal seven minutes into the game as they fell, 1-0, on Saturday at Oyen Field.

Relentless Attack Leads to Women's Soccer's 4th Straight Victory

Sep 7, 2014

The score was closer than it seemed after the University of Dubuque women’s soccer team beat Monmouth College, 2-0, despite 14 shots on goal.

Second Half Barrage Lends Itself to Dominant Women’s Soccer Win

Sep 7, 2014

A slow start didn’t derail the game plan of the University of Dubuque women’s soccer team as the offense produced three second-half goals in 3-0 rout of Carroll University.

Spartan Runners Show Some Grit in Regional Tuneup

Sep 7, 2014

Fabiola Ortiz moved up the University of Dubuque record books with the sixth fastest time in history (23:54) while the UD men placed fourth (132 points) and the UD women placed seventh overall (173 points) at the Central Dutch Invite.

Turnovers Costly in Spartan Football Opener

Sep 7, 2014

The University of Dubuque football team would like to wake up and start again after their 2014 season opener finished in favor of the UW-La Crosse Eagles 8-24 on Saturday night. The Spartans stumbled early and coughed up the football in their first three possessions in a combined 1:28 of possession. The six Spartans' turnovers were more than they could overcome as the Pioneers spotted the ball inside of the UD 35 yardline in four out of their first five possessions.

September Art Exhibition ~ Work: Curse or Calling

Sep 9, 2014

The Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery, located in the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center, begins its 2014-2015 season with a reflective show, Work: Curse or Calling. The show continues through September 26 and is free and open to the public.

Department of Natural and Applied Sciences to Host Seminar Series

Sep 9, 2014

The Department of Natural and Applied Science will host a Fall Seminar Series on the University of Dubuque campus.

Volleyball Seeking First Win at Home

Sep 9, 2014

The University of Dubuque volleyball team welcomed special guest announcer Katie Wiedemann from KCRG-TV on Tuesday night to Stoltz Sports Center. The Spartans dropped the first set before rallying back to even the match at 1-1.

Women’s Soccer Nabs Sixth Straight Win Thanks to Second-Half Surge

Sep 9, 2014

Kelsey Graefen and Kyleigh McLaughlin scored less than eight minutes apart in the second half to carry the University of Dubuque women’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over Dominican University.

Fabiola Ortiz Captures First Career IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 10, 2014

Ortiz earned the Iowa Conference women’s cross country performer of the week after climbing to sixth-place on the all-time University of Dubuque women’s cross country list. Her ascension up the ranks was courtesy of a personal 6k record of 23:54 at the Central Dutch Invitational this past Saturday.

Martinez Remains Perfect at #1 Singles

Sep 10, 2014

The University of Dubuque women's tennis team dropped an Iowa Conference dual to Wartburg College 1-8 on Wednesday afternoon on Frank Farber Tennis Courts. Freshman Arantxa Martinez improved her #1 singles record to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in league play with a victory over the Knights Katherine Ross by a score of 6-3, 6-0.

Men's Soccer Tie UW-Whitewater in 2 OT's

Sep 10, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's soccer battled back from a 0-2 deficit on Wednesday night in the first half of action to knot the game at 2-2 in the second half against the host UW-Whitewater Warhawks in a windy and slight rainy evening in Wisconsin. The two teams fought through two overtimes as the Spartans goal keeper Riley Jensen stoppped all four shot on goal attempts in the final 20 minutes of the pair of overtimes. Jensen played all 110 minutes in goal and collected 10 saves on the road.

Berna Achieving Success with Spartans #22-ranked Soccer Team

Sep 11, 2014

The University of Dubuque women’s soccer team achieved a level of success Head Coach Jason Berna has been striving for since he started the varsity program for the Spartans in 2001. Wednesday morning the Spartans earned their first ever, national ranking in Division III when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released their Sept. 9 poll with the Spartans ranked #22 nationally. UD also earned their highest regional ranking with a #2 ranking in the North Region.

Paul McCartney Tribute Experience – The McCartney Years – Takes Stage at UD Homecoming

Sep 11, 2014

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host leading Paul McCartney tribute band The McCartney Years on Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. Led by perfectionist Yuri Pool as Sir Paul, the band will faithfully recreate a mid-1970s Wings over America McCartney concert.

Green Dot Training for Education Majors

Sep 12, 2014

The University of Dubuque Education Department will host Green Dot Training – a violence prevention training program, for education majors from UD, Clarke, Emmaus, and Loras.