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News Archives: September, 2012

Opening Night Victory for Returning IIAC Champions

Sep 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team scored in every quarter of their 2012 opener in front of a nearly sellout crowd. The Spartans improved to 1-0 after a 39-21 victory over Augustana College Vikings on Saturday night under the lights.

Spartans Lose Home Opener

Sep 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Tennis team lost a tight match with UW-Stout at home on Saturday afternoon by the score of 5-4.

Basierak Named to All-Tournament Team

Sep 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished the opening week of the 2012-13 season with a 3-1 record at the Beloit College Buc Blast. Freshman Klaudia Basierak led the Spartans offense and earned All-Tournament honors.

Spartans Finish 12th at Mt. Mercy Invite

Sep 1, 2012
Spartans Finish 12th at Mt. Mercy Invite.

Spartans Win Behind Four Second Half Goals

Sep 2, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team left no doubt they were ready to play with a 5-0 win over Carroll University on Sunday afternoon at Oyen Field.

Bloedow Named IIAC Runner of the Week

Sep 3, 2012
Earning the first IIAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award was University of Dubuque senior Megan Bloedow.

Spartans Net First Win of the Season

Sep 4, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team controlled the game from the very beginning on their way to a 2-0 win over Lawrence University

Spartans 3rd at Loras Invite

Sep 4, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's golf team finished third of 13 teams competing at the Loras College Fall Invitational.

Lights Out in Volleyball

Sep 4, 2012
Tuesday night the Spartans traveled to Edgewood College to play in a triangular and lost the opener to UW-Oshkosh by a 0-3 score. The second match of the night versus Edgewood would be suspended when a thunderstorm roared through the area knocking out the power around the Edgewood campus.

Spartans Rally Late to Win 2-1

Sep 5, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team led for the most of the first 65 minutes of the game but needed a goal with less than two minutes remaining to pull out the 2-1 win over UW-Platteville on Wednesday night at Oyen Field.

Spartans Edge Augie in Five Sets

Sep 6, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team may have been left in the dark on Tuesday night when a storm knocked power out versus Edgewood College in the first set, but returned to action on the road and battled their way to a fifth set victory over Augustana College.

Spartans in Fifth at Central Fall Invite

Sep 7, 2012
Spartans in 5th at Central Fall Invite.

Spartans Win on Penalty Kick

Sep 7, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team won in dramatic fashion on Friday afternoon at Ochrymowycz Field. The Spartans 2-1 victory over St. Mary’s University came on a penalty kick with less than five minutes remaining in the game.

Spartans Place Sixth at Central Invite

Sep 8, 2012
Spartans Place 6th at Central Invite

Spartan Women 10th at 41st Annual All-American Invite

Sep 8, 2012
Spartan Women 10th at 41st Annual All-American Invite

Spartans Men 8th at 41st Annual All-American Invite

Sep 8, 2012
Spartans Men 8th at 41st Annual All-American Invite.

Spartans Lose Overtime Thriller to #21 UW-Whitewater

Sep 8, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team and #21 UW-Whitewater played a nearly even game, so much so that 90 minutes was not enough to decide the outcome. In the 97th minute, UW-W was able to finally break through on way to a 1-0 loss for the Spartans.

Spartans Win First Match of Season

Sep 8, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a convincing 9-0 non-conference victory over Grandview College on Friday, September 7th. UD continued its road trip with 7-2 losses to Central College and Simpson College on Saturday, September 8th.

Battle of the Bridge Favors #23-ranked Pioneers

Sep 8, 2012
A renewed "Battle of the Bridge" for the University of Dubuque football team and the University of Wisconsin Platteville between the two border schools which began in 2005 returned in 2012 featuring sponsorship by Dairy Queen of Dubuque and Platteville. The Spartans fought a valiant effort on Saturday against #23-ranked Platteville, but fell short in the final outcome 52-35.

Spartans Handed First Loss of the Season

Sep 9, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was on the losing end of a match for the first time this season after falling to UW-Whitewater 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.

Parents/Alumni Football Potluck

Sep 10, 2012
Parents/Alumni Football Potluck info.

UD Opening Convocation Marks 160th Year

Sep 11, 2012
The 160th Opening Convocation of the University of Dubuque will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2012 in Westminster Presbyterian Church.  

Spartans Blank Monmouth, 9-0

Sep 11, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Tennis team registered its second 9-0 sweep in the last five days, defeating Monmouth College on Tuesday afternoon at the Frank Farber Tennis Courts.

Spartans Suffer Home Loss to Luther

Sep 12, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Tennis team lost 8-1 to Luther College on Wednesday afternoon at the Frank Farber Tennis Courts.

Spartans Out Hit in IIAC Opener

Sep 12, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team opened up their 2012 Iowa Conference season on the road at Loras College on Wednesday night. The Spartans lost the first set 18-25, trailed in the second set 3-10 before rallying back to tie the match. UD lost the second set 17-25 and the third set by a score a score of 16-25.

Spartans Improve to 3-0 at Oyen Field

Sep 12, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team continued its dominance over Cornell College with a 7-0 win on Wednesday night at Oyen Field.

Spartans Overcome by #15 Augustana

Sep 13, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its tough non-conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to #15 Augustana on Thursday night at Oyen Field.

Spartans Net First Road Victory

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer continued its non-conference season with a 2-1 win over Elmhurst College.

Women's St. Olaf Invite Results

Sep 15, 2012
Women's St. Olaf Invite Results.

Men's Team 15th at St. Olaf Invite

Sep 15, 2012
Men's Team 15th at St. Olaf Invite.

Pointers Take Advantage of Spartan Turnovers

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team turned the ball over twice in the opening half of play and that was all was needed for the UW-Stevens Point Pointers to gain momentum and end first half with a 28-7 lead. UD scored a touchdown in the third quarter on a 33 yard catch by Austin Morgan from Wyatt Hanus, but the Pointers would finish the night 55-14 over the Spartans.

Spartans Lose in Overtime, 1-0

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was aggressive from the very beginning but unable to score in their 1-0 overtime loss to St. Catherine University on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field.

Spartans Split Weekend Matches

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Tennis team went 1-1 on Saturday, September 15th at Buena Vista. The Spartans lost 5-4 in the Iowa Conference (IIAC) match-up with Buena Vista to open the day. UD rallied to win 7-2 over Northwestern College in its second match of the day.

McDonald Honored by Iowa Conference

Sep 17, 2012
Receiving the honor of Men's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week was University of Dubuque senior Nick McDonald.

Spartans 6th at Clarke Fall Invite

Sep 17, 2012
Spartans 6th at Clarke Fall Invite.

Spartans Shutout on the Road

Sep 18, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its difficult non-conference schedule with a 1-0 loss to Carthage.

Spartans Roll to 7-1 Win Over Bethel

Sep 18, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team welcomed Bethel University to Oyen Field on Tuesday night and sent them home with a 7-1 defeat.

Spartans Win Nail-Biter versus Duhawks, 5-4

Sep 19, 2012
The University of Dubuqe Women's Tennis match versus rival Loras College went down to the wire on Wednesday afternoon. LoCasto stepped up and won the third set to give UD a 5-4 victory.

Spartans Beat Buena Vista in 4 sets

Sep 19, 2012
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team won its first Iowa Conference game of the season on Wednesday night. The Spartans beat Buena Vista 3-sets to 1 (25-23, 24-26, 25-20, 25-19).

Murray Leads Spartans at Brissman/Lundeen Invite

Sep 21, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's cross country team placed 23 of 34 teams entered in Friday's 2012 Brissman/Lundeen Cross Country Invitational.

Bloedow Has Personal Best Run at Brissman/Lundeen

Sep 21, 2012
University of Dubuque senior Megan Bloedow moved into 6th all-time at UD with a personal best run of 24:11 at the 2012 Brissman/Lundeen Cross Country Invitational. The Spartans placed 17th out of 32 teams.

Garcia Crowned IIAC Men's Tennis Individual Champion

Sep 22, 2012
In the championship match, Garcia, a senior and four-time "A" singles semifinalist, powered past the rookie Galbraith, 8-1. Garcia's win gave Dubuque its first top-flight IIAC champion since Jeff Benson went back-to-back in 1979 and 1980.

Danielewski Named to All-Tourney team

Sep 22, 2012
Danielewski Named to All-Tourney team at Wheaton Invitational.

First Day Results of UD Fall Invite

Sep 22, 2012
First Day Results of UD Fall Invite

Spartans Lose IIAC Opener

Sep 22, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team faced off with #23 Wartburg College on Saturday afternoon but were unable to pull off the upset of the nationally ranked Knights. The Spartans lost the game 5-1.

Spartans Open IIAC Action with Win

Sep 22, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team avenged their 2011 Iowa Conference Tournament first round loss to Wartburg, a game that ended with penalty kicks, with a 2-1 victory on Saturday afternoon.

Tee Times for UD Fall Invite, Round 2 UPDATED

Sep 23, 2012
Tee Times for UD Fall Invite, Round 2

Spartans Finish Fourth at UD Fall Invite

Sep 23, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Golf team finished tied for fourth with a +65 over par, 625 for the two day tournament. Univ. of Dubuque-White finished in tenth place with a +92, 652.

McDonald Repeats as IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 24, 2012
University of Dubuque senior forward Nick McDonald (Cary, Ill./Cary Grove) repeated as IIAC Men's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week.

IIAC Champion Garcia Named Athlete of the Week

Sep 24, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that University of Dubuque tennis player Nick Garcia has been named IIAC Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.

Spartans Down Dutch on the Road

Sep 25, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team accomplished a feat which hasn't been done since 1995. UD captured their first match against the Dutch 3-2 on Tuesday evening on the road in Pella.

Garcia #7 Seed for USTA/ITA Regional

Sep 26, 2012
Fresh off his Iowa Conference Individual title, the Spartan's Nick Garcia earned the #7 seed in the 2012 Singles Championships and will receive a first round bye.

UD to Host Track and Field Coaches Academy

Sep 26, 2012
The University of Dubuque will be hosting a Track and Field Coaches Academy on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Top college and high school coaches from around the tri-states will be featured speakers throughout the day.

UD to Host Track and Field Coaches Academy

Sep 26, 2012
The University of Dubuque will be hosting a Track and Field Coaches Academy on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Top college and high school coaches from around the tri-states will be featured speakers throughout the day.

Watkins Scores Four Goals in UD Victory

Sep 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team found its offense on Wednesday night at Oyen Field on their way to a 5-1 win over UW-Platteville.

McDonald Scores Hat Trick in Spartans 100th Victory

Sep 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team picked up its fifth straight win on Wednesday night with a 4-0 victory over Grinnell College. The victory for UD was the 100th for the Men's Program.

Hanus Named Semi-Finalist in 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete

Sep 27, 2012
Hanus Named Semi-Finalist in 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete.

Odegard Ties for First, Spartans Finish Second at Elmhurst

Sep 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Golf team continued its strong fall season with a second place finish at the Elmhurst College Invite. Leading the Spartans with an even par, 72 was Martin Odegard.

UD Spartan Volleyball Open Results

Sep 28, 2012
UD Spartan Volleyball Open Results

Spartans in 7th after Opening Weekend of IIAC

Sep 28, 2012
Spartans in 7th after Opening Weekend of IIAC

Spartans Have No Dutch Luck

Sep 29, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team opened their 2012 Iowa Conference season on the road Saturday and would end the afternoon with 537 yards of offense, ran 100 total offensive plays, held possession time advantage by nearly 15 minutes, but lost to the Central Dutch 24-31.

Spartans Tie with Dutch

Sep 29, 2012
For the second consecutive year, the University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has traveled to face Central only to come away with a tie. This seasons trip to Pella was a 1-1 double overtime thriller with the Spartans out shooting the Dutch 30-14.

Spartans Win 6th Straight

Sep 29, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team matched a school record with their sixth straight win on Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 win over the Central College Dutch.