Athletics & Recreation

Men’s soccer takes Summit League title, hosts first-ever NCAA Tournament home game Sunday

Men’s soccer takes Summit League title, hosts first-ever NCAA Tournament home game Sunday

The top-seeded University of Denver men’s soccer team won its third straight Summit League Championship Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 win over Oral Roberts at CIBER Field at the University of Denver Soccer Stadium. The Pioneers have earned the No. 13 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament and will play the winner of SMU and Utah Valley on Sunday in Denver in the first NCAA Tournament home game in program history.

Hockey team hangs on to Gold Pan Trophy after 2-game sweep of CC Tigers

The 300th meeting between the DU Pioneers and the Colorado College Tigers proved to be a victorious affair for the visitors, as the Crimson & Gold skated into Broadmoor World Arena Saturday night and earned a 3-1 win at the expense of their hosts. By virtue of Friday’s home win, […]

Senior lacrosse player honored for academic success

Senior lacrosse player honored for academic success

Senior lacrosse midfielder Jack Pruitt is finding success both on and off the lacrosse field. A business information and analytics major with minors in mechanical engineering, medical physics and mathematics, Pruitt has a full workload. But even with his busy schedule, he has maintained a 3.946 GPA—a major factor in […]

Men’s soccer claims third straight Summit League title

The University of Denver men’s soccer team outshot Eastern Illinois 31-1 — including 20-1 in the second half — to claim the Summit League regular season title on Saturday night at CIBER Field at the University of Denver Soccer Stadium. The Pioneers will return to their home field for the […]

Men’s lacrosse re-fuels roster with 15 newcomers in 2016

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team has added 14 freshmen and one transfer to its 2016 roster, head coach Bill Tierney announced on Wednesday. In Denver’s 2016 class, 11 of the 15 are from California or Colorado, with the other four hailing from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut. The […]

DU athletics takes top spot among all non-football schools

The University of Denver Athletics Department has claimed the Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors’ Cup for the seventh time in eight years, finishing ahead of all non-football schools in the 2014-15 standings. Denver finished 49th in the overall standings with 508.75 points, marking the second straight year in which the Pioneers […]

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

As the University of Denver community descends from its post-lacrosse-championship bliss, the reality for most students is final papers and exams. Things are no different for senior Erik Adamson, midfielder for the Pioneers’ 2015 NCAA Championship men’s lacrosse team, who boasts impressive numbers both on and off the field. Adamson […]

Men’s lacrosse player Wesley Berg makes his Denver Outlaws debut tonight at Mile High

The 2015 NCAA Champion University of Denver men’s lacrosse team will be honored at halftime of tonight’s Denver Outlaws game against the Ohio Machine at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m. MT. Tewaaraton Finalist and NCAA Tournament MOP Wesley Berg will make […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Maryland to win first ever national championship

Men’s lacrosse beats Maryland to win first ever national championship

Denver won its first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship Monday, beating Maryland 10-5  behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg. Berg was chosen as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. He ended the season with a team-record 58 goals. The victory gives coach Bill Tierney his record seventh title. He won six […]

Senior Samantha Corea leaves as DU’s most decorated swimmer

Senior Samantha Corea leaves as DU’s most decorated swimmer

Some exceptional athletes have the talent and skill simply to show up and upstage the opposition, but University of Denver swimmer Samantha Corea’s progression is a model that can be beneficial to all. Her accomplishments, in and out of the pool, are the product of an age-old recipe for success: […]