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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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