Atwater and Murfin Named IIAC AOWs After MVP Performances

May 17, 2016

Thanks to their Iowa Conference Most Valuable Field Performer awards, throwers Tanasha Atwater and Blaze Murfin were also named Iowa Conference Athletes of the Week.

Sablay Represents Men’s Tennis as Honorable Mention All-IIAC

May 19, 2016

Sophomore Matthew Sablay paced the University of Dubuque men’s tennis team with 18 overall wins and finished 4-3 at No. 2 singles in Iowa Conference play en route to an Honorable Mention All-IIAC distinction.

Atwater, Link, Murfin Improve National Marks at Last Chance Meets

May 20, 2016

Sophomore Tanasha Atwater regained her national lead in the shot put, while both sophomore Alex Link and freshman Blaze Murfin tentatively qualified themselves for the Division III National Championships in the discus as the University of Dubuque track and field teams competed at both the North Central and Augustana (Ill.) Last Chance meets.

Norris and Heffernan Extend Basketball Careers with Cedar Valley Courtkings

May 20, 2016

Former University of Dubuque men’s basketball players and All-Iowa Conference honorees, Andre Norris and Gage Heffernan, have helped kickstart Waterloo’s Cedar Valley Courtkings, a minor-league basketball team in its inaugural season.

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May 23, 2016

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Spartans Finish Tied for Fourth in IIAC All-Sports Trophy Standings

May 24, 2016

The University of Dubuque athletic teams tied for fourth out of eight schools in the combined Iowa Conference All-Sports Trophy standings, with the men placing second and the women finishing eighth in their respective genders.

Nine Spartans Tabbed USTFCCCA All-Central Region

May 24, 2016

Led by Blaze Murfin, Isaiah Ellis, and Tanasha Atwater, who were honored in two events each, the University of Dubuque track and field teams saw nine Spartans named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Central Region team.

Spartans Qualify for NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships

May 25, 2016

The University of Dubuque men's and women's track teams qualified four individuals, Tanasha Atwater, Alex Link, Blaze Murfin, and Fabiola Ortiz for the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships being held in Waverly, Iowa, hosted by Wartburg, on May 26-28.

UD Announces New Summer Camps

May 26, 2016

Tri-state area children will taste-test liquid nitrogen ice cream, explore math concepts, and create a bouncy ball in two new summer camps at the University of Dubuque.

All-American! Alex Link Captures Elusive Status in Discus

May 26, 2016

Sophomore Alex Link became the first University of Dubuque track and field male thrower to claim All-American honors since 1982 with a seventh-place performance in the discus throw with a school record (170-10). Freshman Blaze Murfin also placed 18th in the discus and junior Fabiola Ortiz qualified for the women’s 3000m Steeplechase finals.

Atwater Adds All-American Honor, Ties Highest-Ever Track Finish

May 27, 2016

Adding to her impressive sophomore season, Tanasha Atwater earned All-American status in the shot put with a third-place showing (14.50m/47-7) that tied the highest-ever Division III National Championship finish in the history of University of Dubuque women's track and field.

Atwater and Ortiz Cap Successful Division III National Championships

May 28, 2016

On the third and final day of the Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, Fabiola Ortiz placed 12th in the 3000m Steeplechase and Tanasha Atwater finished 18th in the hammer throw.

Atwater Earns First Career CoSIDA Academic All-District Honor

Jun 1, 2016

Shot put All-American and University of Dubuque women’s track and field thrower, Tanasha Atwater, claimed her first career College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District award.

30 Spartans Earn Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Honors

Jun 8, 2016

Led by eight softball and women’s track and field academic award winners, the six University of Dubuque spring athletic teams named 30 student-athletes Academic All-Iowa Conference.

Women's Basketball Finishes 3rd, Men 11th in Division III Attendance

Jun 9, 2016

The University of Dubuque men’s and women’s basketball teams finished Top-11 nationally in Division III attendance with the men hosting the 11th-most fans per game (1,104) and the women attracting the third-most fans (896) in the remodeled Stoltz Sports Center.

UD Student Catches Biggest Bass in Tournament

Jun 10, 2016

University of Dubuque angler Austin Brimeyer fished in deep water to catch the biggest bass of the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s.

Atwater and Link Tabbed UD April/May Student-Athletes of the Month

Jun 10, 2016

Backed by their All-American performances and Iowa Conference championships, throwers Tanasha Atwater and Alex Link were named UD’s April/May Femle and Male Student-Athletes of the Month, respectively.

UD Professor Selected to Participate in Seminar

Jun 15, 2016

Dr. Sean Benson, professor of English at the University of Dubuque, was among 21 faculty from around the country selected to participate in a seminar on Teaching Pre-Modern European Art in Context.

Football and Men's Basketball Highlight 2015-16 Spartan Athletics

Jun 17, 2016

Both football and men's basketball claimed Iowa Conference titles and led a record-setting year for Spartan athletics. Check out the Twitter-esque recaps and key stat for every sport!

Gunnelson and Malm Selected to Participate in USATF Emerging Elite Training Camps

Jun 20, 2016

Head Track and Field Coach, Chad Gunnelson, and throwing coach Jake Malm were selected to participate in the USATF Emerging Elite Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Training Camps from June 20-23 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

UD for Kids Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Jun 24, 2016

UD for Kids celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer with more than 600 students in grades first through seventh.

Concert Choir Provides Unique Opportunity

Jun 29, 2016

The University of Dubuque Concert Choir performed "This Is The Day" in six states this spring.

Celebrating Week Two of UD for Kids

Jun 30, 2016

A look back on the second week of UD for Kids.