Athletics & Recreation

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 […]

Denver advances to BIG EAST final with win over Villanova

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team used a 9-2 run in the middle-two quarters to down fourth-seeded Villanova, 16-9 in the BIG EAST Semifinals Thursday night at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pa. “Unfortunately, but fortunately I guess, we fell behind early a couple weeks ago against Providence, but I […]

Gymnast triumphs over injury for all-around success

Gymnast triumphs over injury for all-around success

Gymnasts are known for bouncing around, but one Pioneer is proving she can bounce back. In October 2012, first-year student Nina McGee was twisting and spinning in the air after springing off the vault during practice. When she landed, she couldn’t move for several seconds. Eventually she crawled off the […]

Men’s hockey announces 2015–16 schedule

Men’s hockey announces 2015–16 schedule

The University of Denver men’s hockey team has announced its 2015–16 regular season schedule, a 34-game slate featuring 24 NCHC games and 10 nonconference matches. Denver will open its 67th campaign of NCAA Division I play with a home-ice exhibition match against the Calgary Dinos on Oct. 4, prior to […]

Men’s hockey to vie for Frozen Four starting Saturday

The University of Denver Pioneers enter the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship as a No. 2 seed in the East Regional portion of the tournament. Denver will face Boston College on Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m. MDT in regional semifinal action. The winning team will advance […]