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News Archives: February, 2013

Spartans Beat Loras 27-12

Feb 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team beat Loras College 27-12 on Friday night on Jon Davison Court. UD won 7 of the 10 matches with Derek Mizaur winning his 12th straight at 174 lbs.

Spartans Lose at Home

Feb 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team was looking to tighten up an IIAC Tournament berth with a victory at home on Saturday, but a 60-68 loss to the visiting Coe College Kohawks left them in fifth place in the conference race.

Spartan Open 2013 with Victory

Feb 2, 2013
The Spartans Men's Tennis team opened the 2013 season by beating Edgewood College 7-2. UD dropped it's second match of the day vs. Knox College 5-4. D.Johnson and S.Iben each went 4-0 on the day.

Spartans Defeat Coe

Feb 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team opened and closed the first half on 12-0 runs to aid in the Spartans 80-63 victory over Coe College. UD held the Kohawks scoreless for the first 5:57 and jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the process. Senior Mollie Whiting passed 1,500 career points with her first basket of the game.

Whiting Named Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week

Feb 4, 2013
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that University of Dubuque basketball player Mollie Whiting has been named IIAC Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 3, 2013. Whiting continued her outstand senior campaign with 54 points in two Spartan victories.

Spartans Dominate Beavers on the Road

Feb 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team spread the scoring around evenly and shot lights out from beyond the three point arc as they won going away at Buena Vista University on Wednesday evening by a score of 73-58.

Spartans Suffer Road Loss

Feb 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team went cold from beyond the arc in a 70-58 road loss to Buena Vista. UD led 31-29 at the half. Dubuque is now 15-7 overall and 5-6 in the Iowa Conference.

#26 Spartans Win 24-20 over #28 Cornell

Feb 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team defended their home turf with a 24-20 win over #28 Cornell on Wednesday night. The Spartans won 6 of 10 matches with a fall from Logan Einerson at 184 lbs.

UD Arts Department to Present Flyin’ West

Feb 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department, the UD Drama Club, and the Black Student Union (BSU) proudly present: Flyin’ West as its spring 2013 production. Written by Pearl Cleage, the show is produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. The show begins each evening February 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the University of Dubuque campus.

Spartans Edged Out by Norse in 3rd Place Match

Feb 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team lost 19-16 to Luther College in the IIAC Dual Meet Championships 3rd Place Match.

Spartans Two Games Out of IIAC Lead

Feb 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team needed to win Saturday to keep within two games of the IIAC lead with just two games remaining in the regular season. Saturday the Spartans captured their 17th win of the season with a 69-50 victory over the Central Dutch.

Spartans Tie School Record with 16th Win

Feb 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team tied a school record for wins in a season with their 16th win on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans 66-43 victory over Central College was the 12th straight overall win and 13th consecutive win at home versus the Dutch.

2012 Football Awards Announced at Banquet

Feb 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque football coaches announced several team awards at the 2012 end of season banquet held on February 10, 2013.

Jamison Honored by Iowa Conference

Feb 11, 2013
University of Dubuque freshman Kevin Jamison (Hillside, Ill./Proviso West) was named IIAC Men's Indoor Track and Field (Field) Performer of the Week.

Spartans Upset #6 Simpson

Feb 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team pulled off the biggest win in the programs history in record setting fashion on Wednesday night. The Spartans 72-56 road victory over #6 Simpson College also set a school a school for wins in a season.

Spartans 18th Win of Season

Feb 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured their 18th win of the season on Wednesday evening after beating the Simpson College Storm by a 76-56 score.

Free Help Available for College Financial Aid Volunteers to Help Families Fill Out FAFSA

Feb 13, 2013
On Saturday, February 23, the University of Dubuque will host "Iowa College Goal Sunday." The event, held at organizations throughout the state during the week of February 16 – 24, is part of the national College Goal SundaySM program, offering free assistance to Iowa students and families with forms required for federal financial aid. UD is one of 34 sites across Iowa to host this financial aid event.

Spartans Track & Field Competes at UW Red and White Open

Feb 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams competed in the Wisconsin Red and White Open on Friday, February 15. The Spartans men’s team won three events while the women’s team had two second place finishes.

Spartans T&F Competes at UW Red and White Open

Feb 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams competed in the Wisconsin Red and White Open on Friday, February 15. The Spartans men’s team won three events while the women’s team had two second place finishes.

Spartans Down Duhawks, Finish 3rd in IIAC

Feb 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque captured their 19th win of the season en route to an easy victory at home in front of a vocal capacity crowd in Stoltz Sports Center over the Loras Duhawks with a 67-52 victory.

Jim Fox Open Results

Feb 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Wrestling team honored UD alumnus Jim Fox with the 2013 Jim Fox Open on February 16th. The Spartans crowned three champions including Andrew Burr (133 lbs), Adrian Collier (141 lbs), and Kyle Fredette (285 lbs).

Spartans Beat Loras on Senior Day

Feb 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball team earned the three seed in the upcoming Iowa Conference Tournament with a 60-51 win over Loras College on Saturday afternoon inside Stoltz Sports Center. UD shot 57.1% (12-21) from the field in the second half to break a 23-23 tie at halftime.

Whiting Scores a Pair of Honors

Feb 18, 2013
University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball guard Mollie Whiting picked up a pair of honors on Monday, February 18th. The senior was selected as the Iowa Conference Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week and chosen for the D3hoops.com Week 13 Team of the Week.

Broussard Earns IIAC Track Performer of the Week

Feb 18, 2013
University of Dubuque freshman Corey Broussard was named IIAC Men's Indoor Track and Field (Track) Performer of the Week. Broussard won the 60m Dash at the University of Wisconsin Red and White Open

Spartans Storm Into 2nd Round of IIAC Tournament

Feb 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball used a balanced scoring attack on Tuesday night against the Simpson College Storm to defeat the visitors 71-63 in Stoltz Sports Center.

Spartans Advance to IIAC Semifinals

Feb 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team treated all 875 people in attendance to a thrilling game against Luther College on Tuesday night. The Spartans and Norse needed overtime to finally decide a winner in the contest with UD outscoring Luther 17-11 in OT to go on to win 80-74.

IIAC Basketball Tournament Schedule Changes

Feb 20, 2013
Due to an impending winter storm that is forecasted to impact most of the state of Iowa on Thursday, the Iowa Conference has made adjustments in the schedule for the final two rounds of the IIAC Basketball Tournaments.

UD Enactus Team Hosts a Dance-A-Thon

Feb 21, 2013
On Saturday, March 2, members of the University of Dubuque Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) Team will be hosting a Dance-A-Thon in the University of Dubuque’s McCormick Gymnasium from 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. in hopes to raise awareness about Cerebral Palsy.

Spartans Host IIAC Men's Basketball Tournament Championship

Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team learned late Friday night, they would be hosting the 2013 IIAC Tournament Championship for the first time in school history. The #3-seeded Spartans upset #2-seeded Buena Vista in Storm Lake by a score of 64-61. UD swept the BVU Beavers during both contests in Storm Lake this season.

Spartans Win Thriller, Headed to IIAC Championship Game

Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball team once again made history on Friday night. The Spartans 73-65 victory over Wartburg College sends them to the Iowa Conference Tournament Championship game for the first time in the programs history.

Cross Country Earns All-Academic Team Award

Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. It is the fifth straight year for the women and first time for the men.

Cross Country Earns All-Academic Team Award

Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women's Cross Country teams earned the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTCCCA) All-Academic Team Award. It is the fifth straight year for the women and first time for the men.

2013 IIAC Indoor Track Championships

Feb 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque will be hosting the 2013 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 23-24 on the A. Y. McDonald Track in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center.

IIAC Tourney Champions, Spartans Make NCAA Tournament Field

Feb 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball captured it's first Iowa Conference Tournament Championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 in front of the largest crowd the Spartans have played in front of in Stoltz Sports Center since it's renovation. UD trailed by six points to the Wartburg College Knights in the opening half 27-33. The Spartans turned the scoring on and out scored the Knights in the second half 46-27 to capture the contest 73-60.

2013 IIAC Indoor Track Championships

Feb 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque will be hosting the 2013 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 23-24 on the A. Y. McDonald Track in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center.

Whiting Sets Scoring Mark in Championship Game Loss

Feb 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball teams run towards an Iowa Conference Tournament Championship came to an end on Sunday night with a 79-68 loss at #12 Simpson College (25-2). Senior Mollie Whiting set school records for points in a season (667) and points in a career (1737). As a team, UD also set a new school record with 340 steals. UD finishes the 2012-13 season with a 20-8 record.

Spartans Finish 1-3 at Finlandia Dome Tournament

Feb 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Softball team began the 2013 season on the road at the Finlandia Dome Tournament. UD opened the season on Saturday, February 23rd with a season opening loss to Carroll University before rallying in the second game to beat UW-Superior. Dubuque went 0-2 on February 24th with losses to UW-Oshkosh and UW-River Falls to finish the road trip with a 1-3 record.

Spartan Women Place 6th at IIAC Indoor Track Championships

Feb 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track & Field program spent the weekend of February 23rd and 24th hosting the 2013 Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on A.Y. McDonald Track inside the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. The men’s team finished with an all-time UD best 107 points in route to a third place finish. The Dubuque women’s team scored 38.5 points and finished in sixth place, the best finish in school history.

Whiting Repeats as IIAC Performer of the Week

Feb 25, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Mollie Whiting (Woodstock, Ill./Woodstock) has been named IIAC Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season.

Hookstead Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Feb 25, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Miles Hookstead has been named IIAC Men’s Basketball Performer of the Week. Hookstead helped the Spartans to their first Iowa Conference Tournament Championship with his first double-double of the year against Wartburg.

Spartan Men Place Third at IIAC Championships

Feb 25, 2013
The University of Dubuque men’s team finished with an all-time UD best 107 points in route to a third place finish. The Dubuque women’s team scored 38.5 points and finished in sixth place, the best finish in school history. The Wartburg College women and Central College men took home the team titles. The IIAC Indoor Championships began in 2003.

Spartans Headed to UW-Whitewater for NCAA DIII Championships

Feb 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team is headed to UW-Whitewater for a first round match-up with the defending NCAA Division III Champion Warhawks on Saturday, March 2nd. Game time is 3:00 pm. The Spartans earned a spot in the NCAA Championships by winning the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Trio of Spartans Named All-Iowa Conference

Feb 27, 2013
The Spartans landed three student-athletes on the 2013 All-Iowa Conference teams. Chris Frazier was named First Team while Mitch Michaelis and Andre Norris made the Second Team.

Whiting Named First Team All-IIAC

Feb 27, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Mollie Whiting was named First Team All-Iowa Conference. Meggie Schmidt was recognized as Honorable Mention.