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    Valcin Wins Pole Vault for 4th Time

    The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team won three events at the Grinnell College Invitational on Saturday. UD won the pole vault, high jump, and 4x200m Relay. Rick Valcin won the pole vault for the fourth time in five meets this season. The Spartans finished in second place as a team with 87 points.

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    Spartans Down IIAC Leaders

    The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team took down the Iowa Conference leading Loras College Duhawks on Wednesday night. The Spartans 57-51 victory on Jon Davison Court inside Stoltz Sports Center was the first loss of the conference season for Loras. The UD starters accounted for 53 points with Jenna Kotas leading the way with 18 points. UD held Loras scoreless for the final 4:13.

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    #23-ranked Spartans Lose a Heartbreaker at Home

    The University of Dubuque men's basketball gave the fans in attendance Wednesday night a thriller not soon to be forgotten in Stoltz Sports Center. A near capacity crowd on hand witnessed a heartbreaking loss for just the second time this season for the Spartans to rival Loras College Duhawks. Down by two points in the final seconds, UD's Chris Frazier connected for a three pointer off the right side to put the #23-ranked Spartans ahead 70-69. The Duhawks called a time out with seven seconds remaining. Loras inbound the ball and pushed it quickly up court. The Duhawks Nathaniel Smith broke free and pulled up for a 10 foot jumper off the right lane and the ball quietly swished through the net with 1.7 seconds left on the clock giving the lead to Loras 71-70. The Spartans with no timeouts, tossed the ball to Brandon Ferguson who made a last shot attempt from over half court and the ball bounced off the right side of the backboard ending the Spartans with just their second loss of the 2013-14 season.

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    Spartans Send Seniors Out on High Note

    The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team came out fired up with three seniors in the starting lineup for their last regular season game in Stoltz Sports Center. The Spartans shot a red hot 53.3% (24-45) while holding Central to 32.1% (17-53) from the field in the 68-53 win. The top scorer for UD with 15 points was Jenna Kotas for the 11th straight game.

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    2014 University of Dubuque Wrestling Open

    The University of Dubuque hosted the 2014 UD Open on Saturday. The Spartans Adrian Collier and Nathan Cristion won their weight classes. Dubuque also had numerous second place finishers with Nic Rivera, Brian Travis, Manny Mendoza, and Drew Lattner advancing to the finals.

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    Men's Basketball Fall a Game Back in IIAC

    The University of Dubuque #23-ranked men's basketball team held their fate in their hands on Senior Day, but the visiting Central College Dutch snatched away the contest late by a 80-74 score. The loss dropped the Spartans to a game out of the IIAC lead over the league leading Dutch.

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    Herbig Wins Weight Throw with School Record Toss

    The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team competed at the 2014 UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans won two events and finished second in two others. The highlight of the day came when Katelyn Herbig won the weight throw with school record toss of 15.34m (50' 4.0").

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    Valcin Does it Again

    The University of Dubuque Men's Track & Field team made the short trip across the Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge for the 2014 UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans Rick Valcin won the pole vault for the fifth team in six tries this season. There were no team scores.

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    Football Honors Student-Athletes at Season Banquet

    The University of Dubuque football team held their end of the season banquet on Sunday, Feb. 16 and awarded several special awards. The 2013-14 senior class helped set 33 school records, finished their four years at UD with an Iowa Conference winning percentage of .589, and finished with 58 Academic All-Iowa Conference selections.

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    Cross Country Repeats as All-Academic Team

    The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. The UD men earned the award for the second straight year. The Dubuque women tied for the 18th best Grade Point Average in Division-III at 3.63. A team must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.1 to earn the award.

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    Spartans XC Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Award

    The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. The Dubuque women tied for the 18th best Grade Point Average in Division-III at 3.63. The UD men earned the award for the second straight year. A team must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.1 to earn the award.

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    Spartans #2 seed in IIAC Tourney

    The University of Dubuque men's basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to the Buena Vista University Beavers 75-77. UD managed to claim the #2 seed for the Iowa Conference Tournament which begins next week.

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    Noll with Career Win #100, Spartans Move Into Second Place

    University of Dubuque Head Women's Basketball Coach Mark Noll Earned his 100th Career Victory on Wednesday night at Buena Vista. As a result of the Spartans 85-78 win and losses by Coe and Simpon, UD is now tied for second place in the Iowa Conference with one game remaining in the regular season. Jenna Kotas once again paced the Dubuque offense with 19 points, her 12th straight game as the leading scorer.

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    UD Women Win the UD Spartan Invite

    The University of Dubuque Women's Track team defended its home turf on Friday night with a win at the 2014 UD Spartan Invite. The UD women finished with 176 team points. The Spartans had seven wins and six second place finishes. Brenda Breimon, Rachael Busjahn, and Nickolette McKenzie all set new school records.

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    Spartans Finish Second at Home Meet

    The University of Dubuque Men's Track team hosted the 2014 UD Spartan Invite in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center on Friday night. The Spartans won five events and were runner up in four more. UD also set two school records and tied a facility record. Dubuque took second as a team with 155 points.

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    Spartans Close Regular Season on Winning Streak

    The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team closed the 2013-14 regular season on a four game winning streak. The Spartans 83-76 victory over Luther on Saturday afternoon helped UD to a program best second place finish in the Iowa Conference (IIAC). UD was lights out from the free throw line, shooting a season best 87.1% (27-31) from the charity stripe including making 14 straight the end the game.

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    #2 Seed Men's Basketball Prepares for IIAC Tourney

    The University of Dubuque men's basketball team stopped a three game skid on Saturday to finish a game out of the IIAC title with a 10-4 conference mark. The #2 seeded Spartans beat the Luther Norse 72-66 and will host Tuesday's winner of the #3 seed Loras Vs. #6 seed Luther game in Stoltz Sports Center on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m.

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    Spartans Begin Year Two of Women's Lacrosse

    The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team began its second season with two games over the weekend inside the Augsburg College Athletics Air Structure (Augsburg Dome). The Spartans opened on Saturday night with an 11-8 loss against the hosts for the weekend, Augsburg College. UD finished the trip against third year NAIA Midland University and a 23-10 defeat. The ten goals for first year head coach Kendall Loggins' squad ties a school record for goals in a game.

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    Garcia Claims IIAC Performer of the Week Honors

    University of Dubuque senior Nick Garcia was named IIAC Men's Tennis Performer of the Week. Garcia went 4-0 on the week at #1 Singles and #1 Doubles as UD went 1-1 as a team. He extended his winning streak at #1 Singles to five games and ten sets with 6-4, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-1 wins on Saturday at Knox. In doubles play, he teamed with Dishon Deering to win 8-5 vs. Ripon and 8-6 vs. Knox.

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    Kotas Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week

    University of Dubuque Women's Basketball player Jenna Kotas has been named Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week and Women's Basketball Performer of the Week. Kotas averaged 19.0 points per game as UD went 2-0 and finished the year on a four game winning streak.

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    Spartans Upset in IIAC Tourney

    The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team was upset in the First Round of the Iowa Conference Tournament. The Spartans 63-59 loss to Buena Vista on Tuesday night proved the old saying that the hardest thing in sports to do is beat a team three times in a season. Jenna Kotas recorded a double-double, scoring 19 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. UD finishes the year with a 17-9 overall record.

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    Men's Basketball Stunned by #6 Seed

    The University of Dubuque #2-seeded men's basketball team lost to the #6-seeded Luther College Norse in the IIAC Tournament semi-finals by a 83-87 score. The Spartans led by as much as 18 points with eight minutes left of the game before the Norse shot their way back into the game. Luther made all eight of their final free throws with under four and a half minutes to play as the Spartans missed two out of three attempts at the line.

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    Spartans Set for Iowa Conference Indoor Championships

    The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams are set to compete in the 2014 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships on the campus of Luther College. The championships are set to begin on Friday, February 28th with the Heptathlon and Pentathlon at 10:0 am. Field Events begin at 11:00 am with the Pole Vault. Track Events get started with the Women's 5,000m Run at 6:00 pm. Action continues on Saturday, March 1st at 9:00 am.

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    Softball Begins in Dome

    Plenty of Iowa Conference softball teams start their season this weekend, including the University of Dubuque Spartans. Not many teams competing outside in the single digits, UD begins under the warm confines of the Rochester Regional Stadium on the campus of Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, Minn.

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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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