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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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    Spartans Continue Coe Series

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued its four game Iowa Conference series against Coe College on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans lost both games, 8-3 and 10-2. Daniel Casanova (Lake Tapps, Wash./Auburn Riverside) had five hits on the day and swiped his IIAC leading 17th stolen base of the season.

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    Spartans Place 11 on Winter Iowa Conference All-Academic Team

    The University of Dubuque placed 11 Student-Athletes on the 2013-14 Winter Academic All-Iowa Conference Team. To be eligible for the IIAC All-Academic Team a Student-Athlete must compete at the varsity level, be least a sophomore in academic standing, have attended the nominating institution for at least one academic year, and attain a 3.5 or better grade point average. The Spartans Women's Basketball team and Wrestling team each led their respective sport.

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    Eastman Named IIAC Baseball Performer of the Week

    University of Dubuque junior Josh Eastman was named IIAC Baseball (Pitcher) Performer of the Week. Eastman threw a complete game, two-hit, shutout versus Coe on Saturday in the Spartans 10-0 win. He was working on a perfect game through five innings until a lead double in the bottom of the sixth. The Spartan ace needed only 65 pitches for the seven inning complete game.

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    Spartan Softball Swept on the Road

    The University of Dubuque softball team were looking to bounce back after a pair of hard fought losses to #12-ranked Coe College this past Saturday. Monday proved to be challenging when they faced UW-Whitewater on their home turf, losing the opener 6-10 and 0-9 in game two.

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    IIAC Performer of the Week Honors for Sobotta

    University of Dubuque senior Mitchell Sobotta (Arcadia, Wis./Arcadia) was named Men's Golf Performer of the Week. Sobotta finished tied for second place with a 145 (74-71) at the Illinois Wesleyan Spring Invite. He was one shot out of first place as the Spartans finished in third place as a team. The runner-up finish for Sobotta was his third top-five finish of the year and sixth top-ten finish in ten events. UD is ranked 20th in the Golf World/Nike Golf Division-III College Coaches Poll.

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    Iowa Conference Honors Valcin as Performer of the Week

    University of Dubuque junior Rick Valcin (Catries, St. Lucia/Gros Islet) was named Men's Outdoor Track & Field (Field) Performer of the Week. Valcin won the pole vault at the Wartburg Outdoor Select Meet with a school record mark of 5.0m (16'-4.75"). After one week of competition he leads Division-III by 3.5 inches.

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    Spartans Split Behind 13 Runs in Opener

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned a split in the Iowa Conference doubleheader versus Loras on Tuesday night. The Spartans scored in every inning en route to a season high 13 runs in the 13-4 victory in game one. UD lost the nightcap 5-4. Daniel Casanova scored six runs on the day.

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    Spartans Take Two from Top-Ranked Norse

    The University of Dubuque softball team out hit #8-ranked Luther twice on Wednesday to capture a much needed sweep in the tough Iowa Conference to improve to 4-2 in league action and 17-9 overall. The Spartans used late game heroics to capture game one. Bottom of the seventh inning with score knotted at 6-6. UD began with a walk to Caitlin Aulwes. A pop up to the pitcher and a strike out left the Spartans with one out remaining. Ainsley Billesbach at bat, fouled off first pitch. Second pitch was a ball. The third pitch was a double to left field scoring Aulwes for the game winning hit 7-6. In game two, the Spartans jumped out early and captured the sweep by winning 6-4.

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    Spartans Men's Tennis Edge Loras

    The University of Dubuque men's tennis dropped two out of three doubles matches on Thursday, but rallied to defeat the Loras College Duhawks 5-4 when they captured four singles matches.

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    Spartans Baseball Hosts Knights

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team faced a daunting challenge on Friday afternoon against the Iowa Conference (IIAC) leading Wartburg College Knights. The Spartans and Knights played an even first game with Wartburg pulling away late for a 4-1 victory. UD lost game two, 19-7. Dalton Garst had an outstanding day at the plate with five hits in seven bats.

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    #18-Ranked Spartans Men's Golf Third at Auggie Invite

    The University of Dubuque men's golf team finished third overall (604), just a single stroke out of second place after tying for fourth after the opening day of the 2014 Augustana Golf Invitational played today at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois. The #18-ranked Spartans tied with winner Indian Hills Community College for shooting the lowest round on the final day, a score of 297.

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    Spartans Win First MWLC Game

    The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team earned their first Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) victory on Friday night at Fontbonee University. The Spartans jumped out to a 5-0 lead within the first minutes in the 18-11 victory. Bridget Schirmers scored a team high six goals.

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    Back-to-Back Victories for UD Lacrosse

    The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team has won back-to-back games for the first time in the programs history with their 13-8 victory over the University of Dallas. The Spartans scored seven straight goals in the second half to pull away from Dallas after being tied 6-6 at halftime. Judy Borah scored three goals and assisted on three others for six points to lead UD.

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    Spartans Lead on the Road, Lose Late

    The University of Dubuque softball team jumped out to early leads in both games on the road at Simpson College only to have them slip away late. The Spartans lost the opener 3-4 after giving up the game winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. UD lost game two by a score of 4-6 despite out hitting the hosts in the nightcap.

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    Spartans Split with IIAC Leaders

    The University of Dubuque Baseball team split its doubleheader with league leading Wartburg College on Saturday at the UD Baseball Field. The Spartans won game two behind a strong pitching performance by Reed Stumpf. UD lost game one 4-3 after a Wartburg two-run home run in the top of the seventh.

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    Spartans Compete at USTFCCCA Meet of the Week

    The University of Dubuque Track & Field teams made the short trip across the Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge on Saturday morning for the UW-Platteville Invitational. The UW-P Invite was named the USTFCCCA Meet of the Week because of the high level of competition that was scheduled to participate. The women's team was pushed to their best, setting three school records. The UD men brought home two first place finishes.

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