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    Spartans 5th in NCAA Central Regional

    The 2014 NCAA Division III Central Regional Championships at Five Flags Center in downtown Dubuque, Iowa was held on March 1. The qualifier will send 30 wrestlers to the 2014 NCAA Division III National Championships on March 14-15 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The University of Dubuque will send four national qualifiers. Leading the way was Nick Drendel who claimed the 149 lbs. title. Derek Mizaur finished 2nd at 165 lbs. Nicholas Rivera claimed 3rd in the 125 lbs. class along with teammate Brian Travis who placed 3rd at 141 lbs. The four qualifers helped the Spartans to a 5th place finish with 90 points.

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    Spartans Make History at IIAC Championships

    The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team made history at the 2014 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships with a third place finish, the best indoor finish in school history. The Spartans also claimed its first event winner with Nickolette McKenzie victories in the long jump and triple jump. In total, UD earned ten All-IIAC honors and set six new school records. UD also raised the bar with a school record 90 team points.

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    Spartans Place 11 on All-IIAC Team

    The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team finished in fourth place with 98.5 team points at the 2014 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships. The Spartans had a school record 11 individuals earn All-IIAC while also winning two events. UD dominated the pole vault on Friday afternoon with Rick Valcin winning and Nicholas Kazmierczak finishing second. The Dubuque 4x800m Relay team set a new school record.

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    Spartans Off to 4-0 Start

    The University of Dubuque Softball team escaped the cold weather outside for four games inside the Rochester Dome over the weekend at the Luther Tournament. The Spartans went 4-0 with wins over St. Norbert, Gustavus-Adolphus, UW-Stevens Point, and Carleton. Sophomore Tori Woltz led the UD offense with nine hits including three doubles and a home run. Junior Hannah Koerperich earned three of the four wins in 13 2/3 innings of work.

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    Baseball Adds a Pair of Doubleheaders

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team has added a pair of doubleheaders to its 2014 schedule. The Spartans will travel to St. Louis, Mo. on Friday, March 7th for two games against Westminster College beginning at Noon. UD has also added a twinbill versus Elmhurst College on Monday, March 10th in Jacksonville, Ill. at Lenz Field.

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    All-Iowa Conference Honors for Norris, Frazier, & Heffernan

    A trio of University of Dubuque Men's Basketball student-athletes earned All-Iowa Conference (IIAC) honors as selected by the IIAC Coaches. UD sophomore Andre Norris made the jump from Second Team last season to First Team All-IIAC in 2014. Spartans senior Chris Frazier and junior Gage Heffernan were named Second Team All-IIAC honorees. Dubuque finished the year with a 21-5 overall record and second place in the IIAC at 10-4.

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    Kotas & Goetz Named All-Iowa Conference

    University of Dubuque Women's Basetball student-athletes Jenna Kotas and Jessica Goetz each earned All-Iowa Conference (IIAC) honors as voted by the leagues coaches. Kotas was named to the First Team while Goetz earned Second Team recognition. The Spartans finished the season with an overall record of 17-9 and tied for second place in the IIAC at 10-4. The second place finish was the best in the programs history.

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    Racing Past the Color Line: Sol Butler and Paul Robeson in Collegiate Athletics

    The University of Dubuque’s Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery, located in Heritage Center, will open the exhibition Racing Past the Color Line: Sol Butler and Paul Robeson in Collegiate Athletics on Monday, February 24 at 12:30 p.m. The exhibition focuses on the college experience of two exceptional African American athletes at predominantly white institutions during a period of widespread segregation. Before graduating in 1919, Sol Butler at Dubuque German College (now the University of Dubuque) and Paul Robeson at Rutgers College (now a state university) led their teams to unprecedented success, while paving the way for future African American students.

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    Spartans Open 2014 Campaign

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team was finally able to begin the 2014 season after having its first three games of the season cancelled because of severe weather. The Spartans lost the opener 2-0 against Westminster College (2-0) before a 5-2 defeat in the second game. UD played errorless defense on the day. Freshman Daniel Casanova reached base five time in seven plate appearances.

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    Spartan Women Set Three School Records at UW-Platteville

    The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team continued to rewrite the UD Record Book on Friday night at the UW-Platteville Final Qualifying Meet. Rachael Busjahn, Nicole Forson, and Nickolette McKenzie all set new school records. No team scores were recorded.

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    Valcin Increases Division-III Best Pole Vault Height

    The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team competed at the UW-Platteville Final Qualifying Meet on Friday night in hopes in securing a spot in the up coming Division-III NCAA Indoor Championships. The Spartans won one event and set one school record. No team scores were recorded.

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    Walk-off Home Run by Billesbach Moves UD to 5-0

    The University of Dubuque Softball team improved to 5-0 to start the season with a two run walk-off home run by Ainsley Billesbach. UD won 6-4 over Hamline. The Spartans lost a pitchers dual 2-1 against UW-Stout in their final game before the spring trip. Dubuque finished 5-1 at the Rochester Dome over the last two weekend trips.

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    Spartans Prepare for NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships

    The University of Dubuque wrestling team is anxious to begin the 2014 NCAA Division III National Championships this weekend at the NCAA National Championships at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids on March 14-15. The Spartans qualified four wrestlers for the championships Nicholas Rivera (125 lbs.), Brian Travis (141 lbs.), Nick Drendel (149 lbs.), and Derek Mizaur (165 lbs.).

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    Valcin Qualifies for NCAA Division-III Indoor Track Championships

    University of Dubuque junior Rick Valcin was announced as 1 of 15 individuals who will complete in the Men's Pole Vault at the upcoming NCAA Division-III Indoor Track & Field Championships. Valcin enters the championships ranked first with a mark of 5.10m (16' - 8.75"), 5.5" ahead of second place. The pole vault will take place on Friday, March 14th beginning at 11:00 am.

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    McGovern Named National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III President Elect

    The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced University of Dubuque head wrestling coach Jon McGovern as Division III president elect replacing position vacated by Roger Crebs of Lycoming. He will assume the vacated position immediately.

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    Spartans Lockington Honored by USTFCCCA

    University of Dubuque Track & Field Graduate Assistant Coach Patrick Lockington was named United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division-III Central Region Men's Assistant Coach of the Year. A first year assistant, Lockington made an immediate impact for UD as the pole vault and high jump coach. Award winners were determined by a vote of USTFCCCA members.

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    Valcin Earns All-American Honors

    University of Dubuque Spartan junior Rick Valcin earned All-American honors in the Pole Vault at the 2014 NCAA Division-III Indoor Track & Field Championships. Valcin finished in second place due to tiebreaker rules after Valcin, Michael Bennett of the Univ. of Chicago, and Rob Rohe of UW-La Crosse all failed to clear 4.95m. As a result of all three competitors missing, the winner was decided by misses. Bennett earned the title of national champion having not missed before the final round. Valcin took second with one miss and Rohe came in third with two failed attempts. Valcin's height of 4.90m (16' - 0.75") was his fourth highest final jump of the year.

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    Spartan Baseball in Fort Myers

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team traded in cloudy 30 degree weather in Dubuque for the sunshine and 80 degree temperatures in Ft. Myers beginning on March 15th. The Spartans will play seven games against fellow Division-III schools over the course of six days. UD begins the trip on March 16th against Bethel University (Minn) and wrap up the trip on March 21st against UMass-Boston. Dubuque went 1-3 with trips to Fulton, Mo. and Jacksonville, Ill. before the trip to Florida.

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    Spartans Beat UW-Platteville

    The campuses of the University of Dubuque and UW-Plattville are separated by just 23 miles, today they played a baseball game nearly 1,500 miles from home at the Gene Cusic Classic. The Spartans broke a 3-3 tie in the top of the seventh on a two-run triple by Vince Parisi. Daniel Casanova led UD offensively by going 3-4 with a double, two runs scored, and three stolen bases.

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    Spartans Fall to SUNY-Plattsburgh & Wooster

    The University of Dubuque and SUNY-Plattsburgh State Baseball teams scored early in the game and late in the game with little in between. The team combined for three runs in the first and five runs in the ninth as SUNY-P came out ahead 6-3 on Wednesday morning at the Gene Cusic Classic. UD returned to the diamond on Thursday against the College of Wooster, losing 12-1. UD is now 3-7 on the year with one game remaining on the spring trip.

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    UD Baseball Victorious on Final Day in Florida

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team closed out their 2014 spring trip in exciting fashion against UMass-Boston. Down 4-2 entering the bottom of the eighth, the Spartans scored three runs to win 5-4. The winning run scored on a two-out RBI single by Vince Parisi. Justin Naval pitched two scoreless innings of relief to earn his second win of the season. UD improved its record to 4-7 overall and 3-4 on the spring trip.

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    Spartans Lose MWLC Opener

    After a season as an independent and three non-league games, the University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team played its first Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) on Tuesday night. The Spartans faced a familiar opponent by making the short trip down Loras Blvd. to take on the Duhawks. After falling behind 6-1 at the half, UD fought back with six second half goals for a 11-7 loss to Loras.

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    IIAC Opener for Spartans Baseball Delayed

    The University of Dubuque Baseball game against Central College scheduled for Friday, March 28th has been postponed to Sunday, March 30th due to unplayable field conditions following rain on Thursday. The Spartans and Dutch will open the 2014 Iowa Conference season on Saturday, March 29th at 1:00 pm.

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    Softball Picked 5th by IIAC Coaches

    The University of Dubuque softball team has been picked 5th by the IIAC coaches in the 2014 ppre-season poll released today, March 28. The Spartans return from a year where they qualified and tied for 3rd place in the IIAC tournament.

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    Kuehn Signs with Mannheim Tornados

    University of Dubuque alum Spencer Kuehn has been announced as the newest member of the Mannheim Tornados. A First Team All-Iowa Conference selection in 2013, Kuehn is the first Spartans baseball player to sign a professional contract since Joe Hapanionek signed deals in 2005 and 2006. Kuehn will report to Mannheim, Germany in March to begin preparing for the season opener on April 6th.

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    Softball Splits, Prepare for IIAC Opener

    The University of Dubuque softball team split on Sunday at the Central Invite, opening with a 4-3 victory over St. Scholastica and battling to a 1-2 loss against UW-Eau Claire in the nightcap. The Spartans (10-5 overall) are preparing for a busy week as they open Iowa Conference play on the road at Buena Vista University (8-10 overall) in Storm Lake on April 1.

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    Spartans Lacrosse Falls to Mt. St. Joe

    The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team played its home opener on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans fell behind 11-0 before scoring the last four goals of the first half with Bridget Schirmers and Judy Borah each scoring two goals. Mount Saint Joseph (Ohio) earned the 19-7 victory over UD in the second Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) game for the Spartans. Dubuque is 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the MWLC.

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    Softball Sweeps Augsburg

    The University of Dubuque softball team captured the sweep of Augsburg College on Saturday. The Spartans scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to capture game one by a 5-4 score when designated hitter Hannah Koerperich homered as the leadoff batter. Amanda Williams claimed the complete game victory on the mound after striking out six batters. In the second game, the Spartans jumped out to an early lead as UD captured the game 7-1 with Megan Loes earning the complete game win.

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    Spartans Sweep Central in Iowa Conference Opener

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team started the 2014 Iowa Conference season in outstanding fashion with a pair of victories against Central College on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans won the opener 6-4 behind 10 team hits in the seven inning game. UD won the second game, a nine inning game, 8-7 thanks in part to a three run seventh inning. Will Fogel went 5-7 on the day with two doubles, two runs scored, and two runs batted in.

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    Spartans Win Series vs. Central

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team opened some eyes around the Iowa Conference this weekend by taking the series with Central - three games to one! The Spartans won the first game on Sunday 2-1 before an 11-inning 3-2 loss. UD swept Central on Saturday. UD freshman accounted for 26 of the teams 36 hits on the weekend.

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    Men's Golf Continue To Win

    The University of Dubuque men's golf team continued where the squad left pff last fall, by once again claiming another golf title on Monday at the 15-team 2014 Webster University Men's Golf Invitational held on March 30-31 in St. Louis, Mo. The Sunset Country Club (Par 72, 6,627 yards) played tough and challenged the student-athletes on the final day. UD trailed the Central College Dutch by three strokes after the opening round and rallied back the final day to tie with Spalding with a team score of 606. The Spartans finished with the low round of 308 to claim their seventh first place finish of the 2013-14 season.

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    Spartans Softball Homer in IIAC Sweep

    The University of Dubuque softball team opened Iowa Conference play on the road on Tuesday and displayed an impressive offensive output en route to a sweep of the host Buena Vista University Beavers 10-3 in game one and 10-7 in game two. Coach Wendi Wipperfurth has her squad hitting the ball deep, the Spartans finished the series with six homeruns. UD has 17 homeruns for the 2013-14 season and improved to 13-5 overall and 2-0 in IIAC.

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    Spartans Host Duhawks

    Due to poor playing condition on Loras' home field, the University of Dubuque Baseball team hosted Loras College on Tuesday afternoon at the UD Baseball Field. Dubuque lost the opener 9-4 before falling in game two 10-6. Freshman Austin McWhite finished the day with four hits, two runs, two doubles, a triple, and four runs batted in.

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    Pair of Spartans Sign to Play in Pecos League

    A pair of former University of Dubuque baseball players have signed to play in the Pecos League for the 2014 season. Jordan Gawronski has signed with the Bisbee Blue while Michael Campbell will suit up for the Raton Osos. The former Spartans will report for spring training on May 5th before opening the season on May 14th. They are the second and third members of the 2013 Spartans Baseball team to sign deals to continue playing joining Spencer Kuehn is playing in Germany.

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    Spartans Sweep, Wipperfurth All-time Career Wins Leader

    The University of Dubuque softball team captured another sweep on the road by collecting a pair of wins against the UW-Platteville Pioneers on Wednesday afternoon. UD trailed 0-1 entering the seventh inning in game one and battled back for a 2-1 victory. In game two, the Spartans jumped out to an early lead and cruised to an 8-2 win. The two wins earned head coach Wendi Wipperfurth the all-time UD career wins record with her 65th victory in just her fourth season. Previous mark was held by Ted Rebholz (1984-1992) with a career record of 64-212 overall.

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    Spartan Linksters Lead Opening Round, Finish Third

    he University of Dubuque men's golf team stretched to an early two streak lead in one of the toughest field of teams in a tournament they have faced in 2013-14. UD led by two strokes in opening round and finished the tourney in third place of the 21 team tourney.

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    Spartans at Wartburg Select

    The University of Dubuque Track and Field team set four school records in their first meet of the Outdoor Season at the Wartburg Select on Saturday. The UD men earned wins in a pair of field events with Rick Valcin winning the Pole Vault and Jeremy Lawson winning the Javelin. The UD women finished in eighth while the men took sixth.

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    Spartans Win by 10-Run Rule, Split Doubleheader

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team had two very different performances on Saturday afternoon at Coe. The Spartans were held to a season low three hits in a 3-0 loss in game one before a season high 13 hits in a 10-0 mercy rule victory in game two. Game two starting pitcher Josh Eastman flirted with perfection going five innings before allowing a baserunner in the sixth.

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    Spartans Surpass 2013 Goal Total in Loss to Aurora

    The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team surpassed its 2013 goal total in five less games as they upped their total to 43 on the season. The Spartans 12-6 loss to Aurora University (2-6, 1-2 MWLC) on Saturday moved their Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference record to 0-4 and 0-7 overall.

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    Spartans Odegard Claims Medalist Honors

    The University of Dubuque men's golf team rallied from four strokes down to tie for the lead in the Loras Invitational on Monday. The Spartans lost in the second tie break to place 2nd overall. Martin Odegard finished the tourney with rounds of 69 and 71 to claim medalist honors for UD with a score of 140.

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