Athletics & Recreation

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: […]

Men’s lacrosse advances to Championship Weekend with 15-13 victory over Ohio State

Men’s lacrosse advances to Championship Weekend with 15-13 victory over Ohio State

For the fourth time in five years, the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team will take part in NCAA Championship Weekend. The Pioneers punched their ticket to the semifinals Saturday afternoon, defeating Ohio State 15-13 in front of 13,076 fans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The crowd was […]

Freshman skier named best in the country

Freshman skier named best in the country

University of Denver skier Monica Hübner has been named the National Women’s Alpine Skier of the Year by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association (USCSCA). Hübner, who came to DU from Garmisch-Partenkrichen, Germany, dazzled in her freshman season for the Pioneers, culminating with a dramatic victory in the women’s […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Brown, advances to play Ohio State May 16 at Mile High

Men’s lacrosse beats Brown, advances to play Ohio State May 16 at Mile High

Sophomore Connor Cannizzaro scored five goals to lead the No. 4 seed University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to a 15-9 win over Brown in the NCAA Tournament First Round on Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on the DU campus. Denver advances to play Ohio State […]

Men’s hockey to battle Colorado College at Coors Field in 2016

Men’s hockey to battle Colorado College at Coors Field in 2016

The University of Denver Athletics Department, Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, Colorado College Athletics Department and National Collegiate Hockey Conference have announced that next season’s DU Pioneers-CC Tigers hockey game, scheduled for Feb. 20, 2016, will be staged at Coors Field in downtown Denver. Dubbed the “Battle on Blake,” this will […]

Men’s lacrosse to host Brown in first round of NCAA Tournament

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse program will host Brown at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on campus in the NCAA Tournament First Round at 1 p.m. Sunday. The winner of the first-round game at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium will take on the winner of Duke vs. Ohio State in the […]