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News Archives: September, 2013

Pohlman and Basierak Named to All-Tourney Team

Sep 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished 3-1 at the season opening 2013 Beloit College Buc Blast over the weekend. UD's Jen Pohlman and Klaudia Basierak were named to the seven member All-Tourney Team for their efforts.

Women's Soccer Wins Home Opener

Sep 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque's one-two duo at forward of Megan Siepler and Alexandra Watkins provided all the offense the Spartans would need to take down St. Mary's University (0-2). The Sunday afternoon home opener saw Siepler and Watkins team up on all three goals in the Spartans 3-1 victory.

Spartans Ranked 10th in NSCAA Women's Soccer North Region Poll

Sep 3, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team was ranked tenth in the initial National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. The Spartans are currently 2-0 on the season and have won 10 of their last 12 dating back to last season.

Men's Golf Wins Loras Fall Invite

Sep 3, 2013
The University of Dubuque once again finished at the top of the leaderboard on Tuesday at the Meadows Golf Club. The Spartans finished the afternoon shooting a team total 289 to capture the 2013 Loras College Fall Invitational at the nine team tournament. UD finished just one shot over Par on the Par 72, 6675 yards course.

Watkins Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 3, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Alexandra Watkins was named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week. Watkins finished the week with two goals and two assists as the Spartans went 2-0.

Women's Tennis Improves to 3-1

Sep 4, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's tennis team improved their overall record to 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon after capturing the dual match by a 6-3 score over the Knox College Prairiefire.

Spartans Drop Pair on Road

Sep 4, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team dropped a pair of road contests on Wednesday night. UD opened with Edgewood College and lost 0-3 (19-25, 14-25, 24-26) before facing the hosts UW-Oshkosh and losing 0-3 (20-25, 19-25, 14-25).

Men's Soccer Taken Down at Home

Sep 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team will be prepared for anything once the Iowa Conference season begins later this month. The Spartans once again found themselves in a tight battle that would go down to the final seconds on Friday night. UD would lose to Lake Forest College (2-1) and the nations leading scorer from 2012, by the score of 2-1 at Oyen Field. Dubuque is now 0-3 on the season.

Spartans Improve to 3-0

Sep 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its strong start to the 2013 with a convincing victory on Friday afternoon. After a slow start, the Spartans exploded for six goals in the second half on their way to a 7-1 victory over Lawrence University (0-1). Iowa Conference Women's Soccer (Offense) Performer of the Week, Alexandra Watkins scored three goals and assisted on another to lead UD.

Spartans Football Opens with 35-24 Road Victory!

Sep 7, 2013
The University of Dubuque football team engineered a hard fought victory on the road Saturday night by a 35-24 score over the UW-La Crosse Eagles. The Spartans scored on their first two possessions and never looked back in the squad's opening victory of the 2013 season.

Spartans Remain Undefeated with Overtime Win

Sep 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team remained undefeated to start the 2013 season with an overtime victory on Sunday afternoon. The 3-2 victory against Marian University (1-2) was the 125th overall victory for the program and Head Coach Jason Berna. The Spartans improved to 4-0 on the season.

Women's Golf Opens 2013 Season

Sep 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Golf team began the 2013 season at the Wartburg Women's Fall Invite. The Spartans finsihed 11th in the 15 team field. Freshman Danielle Brown led the team with a score of 168 (+24), good for a tie for 26th place. UD finished third among the six Iowa Conference school playing in the event.

Lynn Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 9, 2013
University of Dubuque sophomore Katie Lynn has been named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week. Lynn scored two goals and assisted on three other as UD went 2-0 on the week.

Rutenbeck Honored by IIAC

Sep 9, 2013
University of Dubuque junior wide receiver Tyler Rutenbeck was named IIAC Football (Offensive) Performer of the Week. Rutenbeck caught five passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns in the Spartans 35-24 win over UW-La Crosse.

Volleyball Opens at Home with Victory

Sep 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team opened their home season tonight with a warm, hard fought 3-2 victory over the Augustana College Vikings.

Spartans Improve to #8 in NSCAA Poll - RV in D3soccer.com Top 25

Sep 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team moved up two spots to eighth in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. UD also received votes (13) in the D3soccer.com Top 25. The Spartans have outscored the opposition 14-4 on their way to a 4-0 record.

Men's Soccer Ends in Draw with UW-Platteville

Sep 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team continued it's non-conference schedule with another top notch opponent on Wednesday night. The Spartans made the short trip across the Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge to take on UW-Platteville, the preseason pick to win the WIAC. UD and UW-P played a physical game for all 110:00 minutes which ended in a 0-0 tie.

Spartans Open Fall with Three Wins

Sep 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's golf team has been as hot as the fall weather this fall after placing in the top of all three meets they have entered. UD tied for the win at Edgewood College Fall Invite, won the Loras Fall Invite and cruised to a seven stroke victory at the Sept. 8-9 Midwest Region Golf Classic held at Trappers Turn golf course in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. (Full results from the meet are still pending.) UD had two individuals place in the Top-5 overall. Eric Wolfe was runner-up medalist and Martin Odegard placed fourth for the Spartans.

Spartans Lose Third Sets and Match

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque women's tennis team began Saturday morning with a sweep of doubles winning #2 and #3 doubles to take an early match lead 2-1 over the Buena Vista University Beavers before losing the match 3-6. Stephanie LoCasto and Marissa Rutenbeck at #2 doubles won 9-7 after being down early in the match. Alexandra Dixon and Janine Wegner captured #3 doubles 8-2.

Spartans Take Two on Saturday

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team captured two wins on Saturday to improve to 6-4 overall.

Spartans Lose Home Opener 38-24

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque football team held a 7-0 lead after the first quarter of action Saturday night, but lost to #9-ranked UW-Platteville by a 24-38 score.

Women's Cross Country Takes Ninth at Les Duke Invite

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team was finally able to get their season started after having the first scheduled race of the year cancelled because of heat. The Spartans came ready to run at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College taking ninth place in the 12 team field. The top finisher for UD was Brenda Nava in 27th place with a time of 24:36 on the 6K course.

Men's Cross Country Finishes 11th at Grinnell

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Cross Country team opened the 2013 season on Saturday morning at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College. The Spartans finished 11th of 14 teams. UD had its opening meet at Illinois Wesleyan cancelled because of heat concerns. The top finisher for Dubuque was Payton Nevills in 25th place at 27:19 on the 8K course.

Spartans Win vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team picked up its first win of the season on Saturday afternoon at home against Illinois Wesleyan. The Spartans 3-1 win over IWU was the 53rd for Head Coach Brad Johnson making him the winningest coach in the programs 13 year history. Dubuque is now 1-3-1 on the year.

Women's Soccer Remains Perfect

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team improved to 5-0 on the year with a 1-0 victory over Dominican University. The Spartans 5-0 start matches the 2002 team for the best start in school history. UD finished with a 26-6 lead in shots and 15-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Spartans Lose Home Opener 38-24

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque football team held a 7-0 lead after the first quarter of action Saturday night, but lost to #9-ranked UW-Platteville by a 24-38 score.

Women's Golf Takes Sixth at Viterbo

Sep 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Golf team finished in sixth place at the Viterbo Invitational on Sunday. The Spartans leader for the weekend was Lauren Smith in 15th place with a 175.

Men's Golf Second at Clarke Fall Classic

Sep 16, 2013
The Spartans men's golf team placed second at the Clarke University Fall Classic and were led in scoring by a pair of Spartans who placed sixth, Eric Wolfe and Mitchell Sobotta both finished with a total of 150 over the two day meet which had 76 competitors.

Men's Basketball Performs Community Service

Sep 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team and coaching staff spent its Thursday afternoon helping the city of Dubuque clean-up the historic Port of Dubuque area. The 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament Champion Spartans spent the afternoon pulling weeds and laying mulch near the National Mississippi River Museum.

Spartans Continue to Climb in Polls

Sep 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team once again moved up two spots in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll with their #6 ranking this week. The Spartans also received 29 points in the D3soccer.com Top 25. UD is one of 21 remaining undefeated teams in all of NCAA DIII Women’s Soccer.

Spartans to Host 5th Annual Men's Golf Invitational

Sep 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque will be hosting their 5th Annual Men's Golf Invitational on Sept. 21-22 at Dubuque Golf and Country Club in Dubuque. Founded in 1898, the Dubuque Golf and Country Club is one of a very select few private country clubs west of the Mississippi that are over 110 years old.

Werkheiser Named IIAC Volleyball Performer of the Week

Sep 17, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Morgan Werkheiser (Stockton, Ill./Stockton) has been named IIAC Volleyball (Defensive) Performer of the Week. Werkheiser finished the week with 62-digs in 13 sets as the Spartans went 3-0.

Overtime Loss for Men's Soccer

Sep 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team once again found themselves headed into overtime against a top notch opponent on Tuesday night. The Spartans are now 0-2-1 in overtime matches after the 1-0 loss to UW-Whitewater on Oyen Field. UD is now 1-4-1 on the year.

Spartans Lose Conference Opener

Sep 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team was hoping for a fourth consecutive victory on Wednesday evening in front of a large crowd in Stoltz Sports Center, but the Loras Duhawks captured the Iowa Conference opener for both teams by a 3-0 score (25-23, 25-19, 26-24).

Women's Soccer Off to 6-0 Start

Sep 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team is off to the best start in school history after another victory on Wednesday night. The Spartans rallied back from a 1-0 deficit at half to win 2-1 over North Central (IL). UD is now 6-0-0 on the season.

Men's Tennis Set for IIAC Individual Championships

Sep 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Tennis team is set to compete at the 2013 Iowa Conference Individual Tournament on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st. The 2013 championships are hosted by Central College.

Men's Soccer Loses 1-0

Sep 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team once again found themselves going toe-to-toe with one of the top teams in the region on Friday night. The Spartans 1-0 loss to North Park University was the fourth one goal loss in just seven games played. UD is now 1-5-1 on the season.

Spartans Winning Streak Snapped

Sep 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team seen its six game winning streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon on the road at St. Catherine's University. The Spartans 1-0 loss to St. Kate's came after a five game home stand in which they outscored their opponents 16-5. UD is now 6-1-0 on the season.

Spartans Record Breaking Day

Sep 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's golf team opened their own fall invitational on Saturday with a record breaking round of 284. The Spartans white team is in third place overall (308) of the 18 teams competing in the two day tournament held at Dubuque Golf and Country Club in Dubuque.

Spartans Rally on Road

Sep 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque football team dug themselves a giant hole to begin on Saturday night against the Stevens Point Pointers after turning the ball over in three out four of their first possessions in the game. The Spartans in a blink of an eye were down 0-21 to the host Pointers in the opening quarter of play. UD responded by holding the Pointers to just one touchdown in the final three quarters and outscored them 28-10. As time ran out, the Pointers captured the victory by a slim margin of 31-28 at home.

Women's Golf at Luther Fall Invite

Sep 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Golf team prepped for the upcoming Iowa Conference Tournament with two rounds at the Luther Fall Invite on the challenging Oneota Golf and Country Club. The Spartans finished in eighth place. Freshman Danielle Brown tied for 14th place.

Spartans Dominate 2013 UD Fall Invite

Sep 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque dominated their own fall invitational this weekend, claiming the title by 27 strokes over second place. The Spartans first day 284 team total set a school record on the opening day and they finished the final day with the lowest two day team score (36 holes) in school history, a 576.

Women’s Soccer Steady at #6 in NSCAA Poll

Sep 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team remained sixth in the latest NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. The Spartans received votes in the D3soccer.com Top 25 for the third straight week. Dubuque is 6-1-0 on the year including a 5-0 record at home.

Men's Soccer Loses One Goal Game

Sep 24, 2013
he University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team once again found itself in another tight game on Tuesday night. The Spartans 2-1 loss to Macalester was the third straight one goal loss for UD. Five of the six UD losses this season have come by one goal. Dubuque is now 1-6-1 on the year.

Spartans Pick Up Road Victory

Sep 25, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team picked up their seventh victory of the year on Wednesday afternoon. After suffering its first loss of the season on Saturday, the Spartans rebounded with a 3-1 win at Monmouth College (5-3-0). Dubuque held the Scots to zero shots on goal in the second half. UD is now 7-1-0 on the year.

Spartans Finish 1-2-3 at Elmhurst Invite

Sep 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's golf team continues their fall schedule domination on Wednesday afternoon by winning the 2013 Elmhurst Men's Golf Fall Invitational held at Oakbrook Country Club with a team score of 285, a three stroke under par finish. The three under par is the lowest round the team has completed this school year.

Women's Cross Country at Brissman/Lundeen Invite

Sep 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team placed 19th of 33 teams at the 2013 Brissman/Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College. The Spartans showed fresh legs after nearly two weeks of preperation. Brenda Nava was the top finisher for UD at 24:46.1, good for 93rd of 415 total runners.

Nevills Leads Spartans at Brissman/Lundeen

Sep 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Cross Country team finished 25th of 35 teams at the Brissman/Lundeen Invitational on Friday night. Sophomore Payton Nevills led the Spartans with a time of 26:51.0, the ninth fastest time in UD history at 8,000 meters. Nevills took 80th of 491 total runners.

Spartans Begin IIAC Championships

Sep 27, 2013
The 2013 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Women's Golf Championship begins this weekend, September 27-28, with the first 36 holes of the 72-hole Championship.

Spartans in 7th of IIAC Championships

Sep 28, 2013
The Spartans shot an opening weekend score of 393 at the 2013 IIAC Women's Golf Championships held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls on Sept. 27-28. UD will continue play next weekend at Elmcrest in Cedar Rapids.

Spartans Lose in Second Overtime

Sep 28, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team went head-to-head with one of the nation’s top teams on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans took #14 Loras to double overtime before losing 3-2. As the rain picked up in the second half, UD turned up the aggression on the offensive end of the field leading to two goals. Dubuque is now 7-2-0 overall and 0-1-0 in Iowa Conference action.

Men's Soccer Opens IIAC Action at Home

Sep 28, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team opened the 2013 Iowa Conference regular season with the defending champions on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans have a good measuring stick in which to view the remainder of their season after a 2-0 loss to Loras, a national semifinalist in 2012. UD went toe-to-toe with Loras for the final 70 minutes after two Duhawk goals between the 15 and 19 minute mark of the first half.

Volleyball at IIAC/NACC Challenge

Sep 29, 2013
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team took part in the inaugural Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference/Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference Challenge Series on Friday night and Saturday afternoon at the Just A Game Fieldhouse. UD began the weekend with a 3-1 loss to Lakeland College and a 3-0 loss to Dominican. The Spartans came back early Saturday morning with a 3-0 loss to Beneditine before finishing the weekend with a 3-1 loss to Edgewood.