Athletics & Recreation

DU again named top NCAA Division I non-football school

The University of Denver has again claimed the top spot among NCAA Division I non-football schools, earning its eighth Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup over the last nine years. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) awards Directors’ Cups each year to the top schools in NCAA Divisions I–III […]

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

On May 7, the University of Denver women’s club lacrosse team won the 2016 Women’s Club Lacrosse Association (WCLA) Division II National Championships, gaining a national title for the first time since the team’s 2008 inception. The final game took place in Winston-Salem, N.C., where DU defeated the University of […]

Men’s lacrosse looks to defend NCAA title, hosts first-round game Sunday

Men’s lacrosse looks to defend NCAA title, hosts first-round game Sunday

The second-seeded University of Denver men’s lacrosse team will begin its national title defense Sunday at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on campus. The Pioneers will host the winner of a Wednesday play-in game between Hobart and Towson at 1 p.m. MT. Denver’s No. 2 seed is its highest in program […]

Women’s lacrosse to join Big East for 2017 season

The University of Denver women’s lacrosse team will move to the Big East Conference for immediate competition in the 2017 season. The women’s lacrosse team will be the second Denver team in the Big East, along with the men’s lacrosse team, which joined in 2014. The women’s team will compete […]

Nina McGee wins DU’s first-ever NCAA gymnastics title

Nina McGee wins DU’s first-ever NCAA gymnastics title

University of Denver gymnast Nina McGee finished her record-breaking career in the most fitting way possible: winning DU’s first NCAA gymnastics title. The Denver senior scored a 9.950 on floor, the highest score on the event across both of Friday’s semifinals at the NCAA National Championships, earning her the place […]

Hockey season ends with Frozen Four loss to North Dakota

Hockey season ends with Frozen Four loss to North Dakota

The University of Denver hockey team lost to the University of North Dakota on Thursday night, falling 4-2 in the NCAA Semifinal at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Defensemen Will Butcher and Matt VanVoorhis provided the offense for the Pioneers, erasing a two-goal deficit in the third period, while starting […]

DU hockey players win major awards on eve of Frozen Four

University of Denver hockey players Gabe Levin and Danton Heinen received prestigious awards on Wednesday during Frozen Four Media Day in Tampa, Fla. Denver battles the North Dakota Fighting Hawks at Amalie Arena in Tampa at 6:30 p.m. MDT on Thursday, April 7. Levin won the Elite 90 Award, given to the […]

Men’s hockey team excited for first Frozen Four appearance in 11 years

Men’s hockey team excited for first Frozen Four appearance in 11 years

The University of Denver hockey team is heading back to the NCAA Frozen Four for the first time since 2005, when the Pioneers captured the program’s seventh national title. The Pioneers beat Boston University 7-2 on March 26 before defeating Ferris State University by a score of 6-3 the following […]

Gymnast McGee advances to NCAA finals

Gymnast McGee advances to NCAA finals

University of Denver gymnast Nina McGee qualified to her second consecutive NCAA national championship after finishing second in the all-around at Saturday’s NCAA regionals in Minneapolis. This will be the 17th straight season that at least one DU gymnast has advanced to the NCAA National Championships. McGee also claimed the […]

Men’s hockey advances to Frozen Four for the first time since 2005

Men’s hockey advances to Frozen Four for the first time since 2005

For the first time since 2005, the University of Denver men’s hockey team is heading back to the Frozen Four. The Pioneers defeated Ferris State by a score of 6-3 on Sunday to win the West Regional portion of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament. The Pioneers […]