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Athletics

2011-12 Awards & Honors

May 31, 2012
University of Dubuque Athletics Awards and Honors for the 2011-12 school year.

Gold Medalist Gardner to Speak at University of Dubuque

Oct 19, 2012
Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist in Greco-Roman Wrestling Rulon Gardner to speak at the University of Dubuque on Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Hanus Named Iowa Conference Offensive MVP

Nov 12, 2012
<p>University of Dubuque senior quarterback Wyatt Hanus&nbsp;has been named the 2012 IIAC Football Offensive Most Valuable Player.</p>

Hanus Named 2012 Gagliardi Trophy Finalist

Nov 20, 2012
<p>Univ. of Dubuque senior Wyatt Hanus was named a finalists for the 2012 Gagliardi Trophy. The award recognizes excellence in athletics, academics and community service. </p>

Weather Forces Schedule Changes for Weekend Action

May 2, 2013
Due to inclement weather throughout the Midwest numerous University of Dubuque athletic teams have had their schedules changed. Iowa Conference Championship events for Softball, Men's Golf, and Men's Tennis have all had their schedules changed. The regular season finale for Baseball and Track & Field were also effected.

Athletics Awards Banquet

May 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque Athletic Department celebrated the 2013 Senior Student-Athletes at on Sunday, May 5th with its Senior Awards Banquet. Top awards handed out were Spartan Academic Achievement Award, Spartan Academic Athlete Excellence Award, Athlete of the Year, and Wendt Character Athlete Award.

Spartans Place 32 on Spring Academic All-IIAC List

May 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque placed 32 Student-Athletes on the Spring 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. UD Women’s Track and Field led all Spartan spring team with eight honorees.

2012-13 Awards & Honors

Aug 5, 2013
University of Dubuque Athletics Awards and Honors for the 2012-13 school year.

2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Oct 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque will induct the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class on October 12, 2013. This year's honorees are: Greg Ortberg (Class of 2000) and the the 1959 Cross Country Team. Jerry Petitgoue (Class of 1963) will be inducted into the Hall of Distinction.

2013 Student-Athlete Park Clean-A-Thon Oct. 20

Oct 18, 2013
The University Dubuque student-athletes will donate their time to travel around to city parks to pick up trash and debris in their annual UD Park Clean-A-Thon. Members of the 23 sports teams will take this opportunity to help maintain Dubuque's beautiful parks while fundraising for the UD Spartan Athletic program through donations. UD student-athletes will provide a community service to the Dubuque area by cleaning 15 area parks on Sunday, October 20, 2013.

Spartans Place 57 on Fall Iowa Conference All-Academic Team

Nov 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque placed 57 Student-Athletes on the 2013-14 Fall 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 UD Football team had an IIAC best 18 student-athletes qualify. On the women's side, UD was led by the soccer team with 11 qualifiers.

2013-14 Awards & Honors / Student-Athlete of the Month

Jan 6, 2014
University of Dubuque Athletics Awards and Honors for the 2013-14 school year.

UD Basketball - LIVE on KCRG 9.2

Jan 28, 2014
The University of Dubuque Men's and Women's Basketball doubleheader against Simpson College will air LIVE on KCRG 9.2 on Wednesday, January 29th. The games are a part of an ongoing agreement between the Iowa Conference (IIAC) and the Cedar Rapids Television Company (CRTC) to televise IIAC games live. KCRG 9.2 is a digital subchannel of KCRG-TV9, the ABC affiliate in Eastern Iowa which is owned by CRTC. The women's game tips off at 6:00 pm with the men to follow.

Racing Past the Color Line: Sol Butler and Paul Robeson in Collegiate Athletics

Mar 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque’s Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery, located in Heritage Center, will open the exhibition Racing Past the Color Line: Sol Butler and Paul Robeson in Collegiate Athletics on Monday, February 24 at 12:30 p.m. The exhibition focuses on the college experience of two exceptional African American athletes at predominantly white institutions during a period of widespread segregation. Before graduating in 1919, Sol Butler at Dubuque German College (now the University of Dubuque) and Paul Robeson at Rutgers College (now a state university) led their teams to unprecedented success, while paving the way for future African American students.

Spartans Place 11 on Winter Iowa Conference All-Academic Team

Apr 7, 2014
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.