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News Archives: April, 2013

Spartans Split with Coe

Apr 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned its first Iowa Conference win of the 2013 season against Coe College on Monday afternoon. After dropping the opening game by a score of 6-4, UD bounced back with a convincing 12-1 win in Game 2.

Aurora University Spring Invite Results

Apr 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Golf team finished third of five teams at the Aurora University Spring Invitational. Eric Wolfe tied for third place individually with a +6, 78.

Women's Basketball Summer Camps

Apr 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball program will be hosting a pair of events this summer. On June 20-21 they will host a Skills Camp for 6th-12th grade girls. UD will also host the 5th Annual State Wars Tournament on June 22nd-23rd.

Spartans Sweep Duhawks

Apr 3, 2013
The University of Dubuque softball team accomplished what hasn't been done since 1998, a sweep of across town rival the Loras Duhawks. The Spartans won Game 1, 6-3 and took Game 2 in 5-Innings by the score of 11-2.

Spartans Play Errorless Defense in Loss to UW-La Crosse

Apr 4, 2013
The University of Dubuque Spartans Softball team was held to four total hits on Thursday by the visiting UW-La Crosse Eagles. UD lost the opener 0-3 and lost the night cap 0-1 despite playing errorless ball in both contests.

Spartans Fall Short to Duhawks

Apr 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team played even in the first half of action before the host Duhawks out scored the Spartans 4-1 as time ran out in the opening 30 minutes. Judy Borah scored five goals.

Spartans Lose a Pair of 1-run Games

Apr 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team once again found itself in a pair of tight games on Friday afternoon. For the fifth and sixth time this season, the Spartans lost a one run game. UD lost the first game of the doubleheader 1-0 on a Central run in the sixth inning. The Spartans once again lost late in Game 2 when the Dutch scored in the bottom of the ninth to win 4-3.

Spartans Fall Short in Home Opener

Apr 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team played their first ever match in school history on Saturday at Oyen Field. Unfortunately for the Spartans they were out scored by the visiting Concordia University (WI) by a score of 16-6. Judy Borah scored three goals.

Spartans Drop Close Games at Central

Apr 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued their trend of playing lose games this season again on Saturday afternoon. In Game 1, a 7-Inning contest, UD led going into the bottom of the sixth before giving up three runs and falling 5-3 to Central. Dubuque was in another tight game in Game 2 as they lost 4-3 with the Dutch scoring the winning run in the eighth inning.

Spartans Drop Pair on the Road

Apr 6, 2013
The Spartans men's tennis team fought a valiant effort on Saturday, but dropped a pair of Iowa Conference matches. UD fell 4-5 to the Simpson College Storm and lost to the Central College Dutch 2-7.

Spartans Sweep #12 Simpson Storm

Apr 7, 2013
Last year the Spartans broke a 52 game non-winning streak against the Simpson College Storm, this year they extended their streak to three wins in a row with a sweep of the Storm on Sunday by scores of 1-0 and 6-3 in front of near capacity crowd.

Spartans Travel to Aurora

Apr 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Lacrosse team took their game on the road on Tuesday afternoon to take on Aurora University. In the battle of the Spartans, UD was on the losing end of a 21-3 decision. Dubuque is now 0-8 in their inaugural season.

Martin Pitches Spartans to Split with Buena Vista

Apr 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned a split on Saturday afternoon against Buena Vista University. The Spartans took Game 2, 3-0, behind the strong pitching effort of Nick Martin. Martin struck out nine while allowing no walks in the complete game shutout. UD lost the opener of the four game series 5-2.

Spartans Split with #17 Central Dutch

Apr 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque softball team remained tied for the Iowa Conference lead after Saturday. The #17-ranked Central Dutch were tied for the league lead at a perfect 4-0 with the Spartans and after Saturday they were still tied after earning a split. The Spartans dropped the opener 2-10 in five innings, but fought back and captured game two in dramatic fashion 5-3.

Kuehn Leads Spartans in Opener

Apr 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team won in dramatic fashion on Sunday morning in game one of the doubleheader against Buena Vista. Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Spartans rallied for three runs with the game winner coming on a two-run single by Spencer Kuehn. Kuehn also picked up the win on the mound in the 3-2 victory. UD would fall 6-2 in the second game to finish the four game series with a 2-2 split for the weekend.

Spartans Battle #9 Norse

Apr 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque softball faced it's third top-ranked team in a week on Monday. A rain delayed doubleheader to #9-ranked Luther College Norse was finally completed, and it favored the Norse at the end of the day. Luther captured game one by a score of 10-7, and in game two the Norse took the contest by a 9-1 in five innings.

Martin Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week

Apr 15, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Nick Martin (Orland Hills, Ill./Andrew) was named IIAC Baseball (Pitcher) Performer of the Week. Martin pitched all nine innings versus Buena Vista on Saturday, April 13th in a shutout effort. He struck out a season high nine batters while allowing no walks and seven hits.

UD Fine and Performing Arts Department to Present A Midsummer Night's Dream

Apr 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department and the UD Drama Club proudly present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The show begins each evening April 25, 26, and 27 at 7:30 p.m., with matinee performances April 27 and 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Babka Theatre in the University's new Heritage Center.

UD Slates Inaugural Exhibit for Heritage Center's Bisignano Art Gallery

Apr 16, 2013
With the opening of the University of Dubuque's new Heritage Center comes the campus' first dedicated gallery space, the Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery. The gallery's inaugural exhibit, opening April 15, 2013, will feature Mauricio Lasansky's Great Thinker Series.

Teacher Education Program Receives Continued Accreditation

Apr 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Teacher Education Program has received formal approval of continued accreditation by the Iowa Board of Education. The board made the approval at their March 28, 2013 meeting in Des Moines.

University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department Announces Spring Choir Concerts

Apr 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Fine And Performing Arts Department will present three spring concerts by the University's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers over the weekend of April 19, 2013. The Concert Choir will perform on Friday, April 19 and the Chamber Singers on Saturday, April 20 in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque Campus; both concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. The Concert Choir will perform an encore concert on Sunday, April 21 at Queen of the Rosary Chapel, 282 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI at 3:00 p.m.

UD to Host First Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 16, 2013
On Thursday, April 18, the University of Dubuque will host Apex: The First Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity. The event will be held in the University Science Center's Atrium and Zucker Auditorium, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Music Faculty Member, Dr. Charles Barland, Invited to Perform Organ Recitals in Europe and U.S.

Apr 16, 2013
University of Dubuque music professor and University Organist, Dr. Charles Barland, is currently engaged in a year of performances that span from California to the United Kingdom. A member of the University of Dubuque's faculty since 2002, Dr. Barland was recently invited to perform solo organ recitals in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Iowa, and California.

Spartans Split with Duhawks

Apr 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team split with rival Loras College on Tuesday afternoon at Petrakis Park. The Spartans took Game 2, 4-0 behind a strong pitching performance by Max Nank. UD lost Game 1, 1-0 on a bases loaded walk-off single.

Baseball Schedule Changes

Apr 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball game against Luther College scheduled for Friday, April 19th has been postponed to Sunday, April 21st due to field conditions from the rain over the past two days. There is no change to Saturday's doubleheader.

UD Men's Soccer Summer Camp

Apr 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer Program is extremely excited to announce the 2013 UD Summer Advanced Players Camp. The two day residential camp will give premier high school boys soccer players the opportunity to participate in collegiate training sessions.

Women’s Tennis Sets Wins Record

Apr 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Tennis team set a new school record on Thursday night with their seventh win of the season. The Spartans also improved to 3-1 in the spring season with the 5-3 win over Knox College.

Spartans Run Away with UD Open

Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque 2013 UD Open Final Results. The Spartans dominated the men's competition by winning the meet by over 100 points!

2013 University of Dubuque Open Final Results

Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's and Women's Track & Field teams each took first place at the 2013 University of Dubuque Open. The Men's team dominated with 237 team points, 141 points better than second place Cornell. The Women's team won with 166 points. Combined the two squads won 11 events.

Spartans Swept on Senior Day

Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque softball team was looking to wrap up an automatic bid into the 2013 IIAC Tournament on Senior Day, but it was the visiting Buena Vista University Beavers which kept their hopes alive by taking both games on Saturday.

Spartans Split on Senior Day

Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team honored its 13 seniors between games against Luther College (9-13, 5-9) on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans took Game 1 2-0 behind a masterpiece on the mound by Spencer Kuehn. Kuehn struck out seven hitters and allowed only one hit. Dubuque lost the second game, 9-2.

Eastman Throws Shutout in Game 1, Spartans Split Luther Series

Apr 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued its push towards a conference tournament bid by taking two of four games from Luther College (10-14, 6-10) over the weekend. The Spartans won the first game on Sunday 1-0 with Josh Eastman throwing a complete game, two hit shutout. UD lost the final game of the series, 9-4.

Spartans Lose to Trine

Apr 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team lost, 20-4, to Trine University on Monday afternoon at the Rock Bowl. The Spartans scored three straight goals in the first half as they trailed 11-3 at the half. Judy Borah had a hand in all four goals with two goals and two assists.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 23, 2013
Today, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals and one student organization at the 2013 Honors Convocation at Heritage Center. The University Leadership Award, Student of the Year Award, Senior Academic Athletic Award, Student Organization of the Year Award, Faculty of the Year Award, and Staff of the Year Award, were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Spartans Lose to Norse

Apr 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's tennis team lost their final regular season match of the year on Tuesday afternoon by a 0-9 score to the Luther College Norse. Despite the score, the match was much closer than it appears. The Spartans lost three singles matches in a third tie break set.

Spartans Selected for Drake Relays

Apr 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track & Field program will be represented at the 2013 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. On the women’s side, the 4x100 and 4x200 Relay teams will be completing. The Men’s 4x200 team will also be taking part in the 104th edition of America’s Athletic Classic. Nearly 8,000 track and field athletes will be competing in 111 events over the course of six days.

Track and Field Headed to Drake Relays

Apr 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track & Field program will be represented at the 2013 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. On the women’s side, the 4x100 and 4x200 Relay teams will be completing. The Men’s 4x200 team will also be taking part in the 104th edition of America’s Athletic Classic. Nearly 8,000 track and field athletes will be competing in 111 events over the course of six days.

Spartans Hold Wartburg Scoreless

Apr 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque softball team sealed their entry into the 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament with a sweep of the Wartburg College Knights on Wednesday afternoon. UD held the Knights to just a pair of hits in the first game and won by a 4-0 score. In the second game of the doubleheader, the Spartans improved on their first game performance by allowing just one hit in game two, capturing the series with a 7-0 victory.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Faculty Publish Five Books This Spring

Apr 25, 2013
Bradley Longfield, dean of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), recently announced the publication of five books this spring by members of the seminary faculty.

Spartans Down Duhawks 10-9

Apr 25, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse have been waiting for this to happen in their inaugural season of play... a victory. Their was plenty of reasons for the crowd on hand to celebrate at the Rock Bowl on Thursday night as the Spartans captured a victory in exciting fashion over the Loras College Duhawks by a 10-9 margin. The winning goal was scored with 2:32 left of the contest by the Spartans' Judy Borah.

Men's Golf Begin IIAC Tournament Play

Apr 26, 2013
The 2013 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) men’s golf championship begins this weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, with the first 36 holes of the 72-hole Championship at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. The final 36 holes will be played May 4-5 at Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids. Both rounds on the opening weekend will begin at 9 a.m. At Elmcrest, teams will tee off beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday. Coe College is the host of the 2013 Iowa Conference Men’s Golf Championship.

Round 1 Results at IIAC Championships

Apr 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Golf team is in fifth place after the first round of the 2013 Iowa Conference Championships. Martin Odegard and Eric Wolfe are tied for seventh place.

UD Baseball at #20 Wartburg

Apr 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team faced a difficult challenge on Friday afternoon with the #20 ranked Wartburg Knights. The Spartans lost game 1, 5-0 and dropped the second game 15-3 in eight innings. UD will not have to wait long to get another shot at Wartburg as they will square off again on Saturday for another doubleheader.

Spartans Held Scoreless in Loss

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team was hoping for their second victory of the season, unfortunately a veteran group from Augustana College caotured the win by a 26-0 margin. The Spartans trailed after one period 0-16, but rallied in the second half to hold the Vikings to just 10 goals in the final period.

Spartans Fall to #10-ranked Coe

Apr 27, 2013
Despite dropping the pair of games on Saturday, the Spartans are the #5 seed in the 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament which begins on May 2 hosted by Coe College. The Spartans will play Simpson College at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 2.

Wolfe Leads Spartans to 4th Place Opening Weekend of IIAC Championships

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Golf team finished the opening weekend of the 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament in 4th place overall with a two round total of 645. Eric Wolfe is 3 shots out of first place with an opening weekend total of 156.

Spartans Take Game 2 at #20 Wartburg

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team handed Wartburg just its second home loss of the season in Game 2 of the Saturday doubleheader. The Spartans scored three runs in the second inning and did not look back as they went on to win 8-4. Dubuque lost the opener 12-4.

Spartans Dominate Men’s 100m Dash

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams competed at the Loras Open on Saturday. UD finished 1-2-3 in the Men’s 100m Dash with Corey Broussard winning. The women’s 4x200m Relay team took second place. No team scores were recorded.

Women's Track Competes at Loras Open

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams competed at the Loras Open on Saturday. UD finished 1-2-3 in the Men’s 100m Dash with Corey Broussard winning. The women’s 4x200m Relay team took second place. No team scores were recorded.

University of Dubuque Announces 2013 Commencement Ceremonies

Apr 29, 2013
The University of Dubuque today announced the calendar of events for its 161th Commencement for 450 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.

Grand Opening Scheduled for UD’s New Heritage Center

Apr 29, 2013
The Grand Opening of Heritage Center – the University of Dubuque’s new fine, performing arts, worship and campus center – will take place Saturday, May 11, and will feature a pioneering joint performance by musicians from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra from Columbus, Ohio, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra featuring internationally renowned violinist, Gil Shaham. Marian Hoffman, Twin Cities vocal artist and University aluma, Class of 1955, will open the program with Irving Berlin’s classic, God Bless America.

Danna Sets Records in Split with Loras

Apr 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team split the doubleheader against Loras College on Tuesday afternoon and wrapped up its four game series with an even 2-2 record. The Spartans and Duhawks also split on April 16th. UD won the opener 1-0 before falling in the second game, 8-5. Dubuque is now 10-22 overall and 8-16 in the Iowa Conference. The Spartans are one game out of the sixth and final spot in the upcoming IIAC Tournament.