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News Archives: January, 2013

Women's Soccer Receives NSCAA Ethics Award

Jan 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has been awarded the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics Award. The Spartans earned the Silver Award for receiving no red cards and no more than five yellow cards accumulated during the season.

Zweifel Wins 2011-12 IIAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Jan 3, 2013
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that former University of Dubuque football player Michael Zweifel (Whitewater, Wis. / Whitewater) has been named the Duane Schroeder IIAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Cold Shooting Shuts Down Spartans in IIAC Opener

Jan 5, 2013
he University of Dubuque men's basketball team opened the Iowa Conference season on the road at Wartburg on Saturday with a 58-69 loss.

Kubica and Warczynski Lead Spartans with 3rd Place Finishes

Jan 5, 2013
Joe Kubica (165 lbs) and Ryan Warczynski (157 lbs) lead Spartans with 3rd Place Finishes.

Spartans Open IIAC Action on the Road

Jan 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team opened Iowa Conference action with a 78-73 loss at Wartburg College.

Spartans Win 57-0 in Home Opener

Jan 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team posted the most lopsided victory in school history with a 57-0 victory over Simpson College. The Spartans dominated the home opener winnings six matches by fall, three by forfeit, and one by decision. Ryan Warczynski recorded the quickest fall of the day earning the takedown just 52 seconds into his match at 157 lbs.

Spartans with Hard Earned IIAC Road Victory

Jan 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team did one of the hardest things to do in the Iowa Conference, win on the road. The Spartans 63-59 victory over Coe College on Wednesday night was clinched with three free throws in the last 17 seconds.

Spartans Begin Indoor Season

Jan 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's and women's track teams will be hosting their first indoor meet of the year on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center on the A.Y. McDonald Track.

Spartans Lose on Buzzer Beater

Jan 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team went down to the wire with Coe College on Wednesday night in another exciting Iowa Conference game. UD lost the game 64-62.

Durnin Joins UD Football Staff

Jan 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque announced the appointment of Mike Durnin as Assistant Head Coach for the Spartans football team. Durnin joins the Spartans after being the head football coach at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, the past five seasons. He will enter his 26th year in the coaching ranks, and will be coaching the linebackers at UD.

#31-Ranked Spartans Begin Indoor Season

Jan 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's and women's track teams will be hosting their first indoor meet of the year on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center on the A.Y. McDonald Track.

#11 Seeded Spartans Prepare for National Duals

Jan 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque wrestling team is currently ranked #16 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Division III Poll released on January 6. They will face stiff competition when they travel to the 2013 NWCA National Duals hosted at Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill.

Spartans Fall in Overtime

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team once again found themselves in a tight game that would be decided in the final seconds. The Spartans would lose to Buena Vista 70-68 in overtime.

Spartan Men finish 2nd at Sol Butler Classic.

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams set four school records in their first meet of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Sol Butler Classic. The women's team accounted for three of those records in route to a third place finish with 84 points. The men's team set one school record and finished in second with 125 points.

Spartan Women Set Three School Records at Sol Butler Classic

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams set four school records in their first meet of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Sol Butler Classic. The women's team accounted for three of those records in route to a third place finish with 84 points. The men's team set one school record and finished in second with 125 points.

Spartans Win IIAC Home Opener

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball picked up their first Iowa Conference win of the season with 76-68 win over Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon on Jon Davison Court.

Spartans Battle at National Duals

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team completed at the NWCA National Duals. As a team, UD went 0-3. Individually, Derek Mizaur went 3-0 at 174 lbs. Adrian Collier won the Open 141 as well.

Galvin Earns IIAC Performer of the Week

Jan 14, 2013
University of Dubuque freshman Tyrone Galvin (Madison, Wis./Madison East) was named IIAC Men's Indoor Track and Field (Track) Performer of the Week.

Spartans to Take Part in UCS National Pole Vault Summit

Jan 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque's pole vault coach Peter Dvorak will be attending the 2013 UCS National Pole Summit in Reno, Nev. on Jan. 17-19 with student-athletes: Brenda Breimon, Kashden Nelson, and Ben Clark.

Spartans Travel to Reno for UCS Pole Vault Summit

Jan 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque's vault coach Peter Dvorak will be attending the 2013 UCS National Pole Summit in Reno, Nev. on Jan. 17-19 with student-athletes: Brenda Breimon, Kashden Nelson, and Ben Clark. Dvorak will be speaking to attendees and the student athletes will be competing on Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Spartans Lose Lead Late in Road Loss

Jan 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball traveled to take on Central College. The game would go down to the final minutes of action with UD taking the loss 61-58.

Spartans Win at Central

Jan 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team picked up its first Iowa Conference road victory of the season with a 77-71 win over Central. The win was the 11th straight for the Spartans over Central. UD improves to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the IIAC.

2012 Football Awards Program

Jan 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Football coaching staff will be hosting the 2012 Football Awards Program on Sunday, February 10th (Note that this is a rescheduled date). The program will be take place in McCormick Gymnasium from 3:00-5:00 pm.

Spartans Win, Prepare for Busy Week

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured the Iowa Conference tilt today over the Simpson College Storm 84-57. UD trailed by four points early in the game, but hot shooting from the outside broke the contest open for the host Spartans.

Sprinters Lead Spartans at UW-Whitewater

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams put on an impressive show at the Karl Schlender Invitational on Saturday. The women's team finished second (of 11 teams) with 87 points. The men finished third (of 12 teams) with 75.5 points.

Sprinters Lead Spartans at UW-W

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams put on an impressive show at the Karl Schlender Invitational on Saturday. The women's team finished second (of 11 teams) with 87 points. The men finished third (of 12 teams) with 75.5 points.

Spartans Face #11 Simpson

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team hosted #11 Simpson College on Saturday afternoon inside Stoltz Sports Center. The Spartans and Storm treated everyone in attendance to a back-and-forth showdown with Simpson coming out on top 75-66. UD is now 12-4 overall and 2-3 in the Iowa Conference.

Spartans 3rd at Wabash Duals

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team finished 3rd at the Max Servies Wrestling Duals at Wabash College. Chris Sokol, Brian Travis, Ryan Warczynski, Joseph Kubica, Derek Mizaur, and Logan Einerson all went 4-0.

Spartans Knock-off League Leader Norse

Jan 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured a 76-73 overtime victory on Jon Davison Court over the Luther College Norse. The Norse were one of two unbeaten teams going into the game. Chris Frazier hit three - three pointers in the final 26 seconds of regulation.

Spartans Protect Home Court

Jan 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team improved to 5-1 on Jon Davison Court with a 69-55 win over Luther College. The Spartans win was the seventh straight over Luther. Dubuque is now 13-4 overall and 3-3 in the Iowa Conference.

Jones Named IIAC Track Performer of the Week

Jan 21, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Phillip Jones was named IIAC Men's Indoor Track and Field (Track) Performer of the Week.

Performing Arts, Worship, and Campus Center to be Named Heritage Center

Jan 21, 2013
President Jeffrey F. Bullock, today announced that the formal name of the Fine, Performing Arts, Worship, and Campus Center at the University of Dubuque is to be Heritage Center. The Center, sited at the corner of McCormick and Bennett Streets, has an expected move-in date of April 1, 2013.

Spartans Game Televised Live on KCRG 9.2

Jan 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque Womens Basketball team travel down the street to take on Loras College in a game televised live by KCRG on Digital Channel 9.2. UD would get outscored in the second half with Loras picking up the 62-56 victory.

Spartans Capture Victory Over Duhawks

Jan 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team improved to 4-3 in the Iowa Conference on Wednesday night after taking the victory at Loras College by a score of 78-66.

Spartans Ranked #5 by USTFCCCA

Jan 23, 2013
The UD Track and Field teams each found themselves in the Top 5 of the USTFCCCA Week #1 Central Region rankings. The Spartan women are currently fifth with 146.05 team points. The UD men's team is third in the region with 317.32 team points and rank 31st in the national poll.

Spartans Ranked #3 by USTFCCCA

Jan 23, 2013
The UD Track and Field teams each found themselves in the Top 5 of the USTFCCCA Week #1 Central Region rankings. The Spartan women are currently fifth with 146.05 team points. The UD men's team is third in the region with 317.32 team points and rank 31st in the national poll.

Spartans Host IIAC Duals

Jan 26, 2013
The Spartans wrestling team finished the day with a 2-1 record at the IIAC Duals. Brian Travis (141 lbs.) and Derek Mizaur (174 lbs.) each finished the day 3-0.

Spartans Split Season Series with Norse

Jan 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team faced a familiar foe on Saturday night as they squared off against Luther College for the second time in six days. Coming off a 14 point home victory on Monday night, the Spartans were unable to settle in on the road as they lost 90-64

Spartans Out Rebounded in Loss

Jan 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team had a tough task on Saturday night, attempting to beat the Luther College Norse for the second time in just five days. The host Norse dominated the rebounding and edged out a 60-55 victory over the Spartans.

The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department to Hold Murder Mystery Dinner

Jan 28, 2013
The University of Dubuque’s Fine and Performing Arts Department will present a Murder Mystery Dinner as a part of its J-Term Murder Mystery Dinner Theater course. Performances will be held Thursday, January 31 – Saturday, February 1 in Peters Commons on the University of Dubuque Campus.

Basketball Postponed

Jan 30, 2013
Due to the weather conditions in Waverly and Dubuque, tonight's basketball games (Jan. 30) vs. Wartburg College with Women - 6:00 p.m./Men 8:00 p.m. in Stoltz Sports Center on Jon Davison Court have been re-scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at same time.

Basketball Postponed

Jan 30, 2013
Due to the weather conditions in Waverly and Dubuque, tonight's basketball games (Jan. 30) vs. Wartburg College with Women - 6:00 p.m./Men 8:00 p.m. in Stoltz Sports Center on Jon Davison Court have been re-scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at same time.

Michaelis Lifts Spartans Past Knights

Jan 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball needed a spark on Thursday night and in came by way of Mitch Michaelis who posted 28 points in the 77-64 victory over the Wartburg Knights.

Spartans Win on Late Jumper

Jan 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team survived 11 lead changes and seven ties against Wartburg College (12-8, 5-4) on Thursday night inside Stoltz Sports Center to come away with a 49-48 victory. Mollie Whiting hit a jumper with 2.1 seconds left in the game to give UD the victory.