SCAC canceled fall sports, teams prepare for spring

Despite cancellation of sports competitions due to the coronavirus pandemic, University of Dallas teams continue to practice this fall, albeit under abnormal circumstances. On July 16, the Southern Collegiate...

The scholarship dilemma: DIII

When I was a senior in high school, I went to my cross-country coach’s office after school one afternoon to talk about an upcoming meet. “You’ve got more mail,”...

Rugby national championship game showcases UD heart and spirit

On April 30, the University of Dallas Rugby Football Club faced off against the Norco Community College team from Norco, California in Grand Prairie, Texas. This was the first time in team...

Player Profile

Senior English major Joshua McClendon started playing lacrosse in high school after becoming injured while wrestling and playing football. Today, he’s a starting midfielder for the men’s lacrosse team at the University...

What’s in a Game: motivation

As we approach finals week and struggle to find the motivation to put in the work, we can look to the most motivated people of them all, the marathon running elite, for...

Player Profile: Exclamation Mark King

Towering 6-foot 3-inches and poised with a basketball on the tips of his fingers as he approaches the net for a layup, Exclamation Mark King might resemble the punctuation he was named...

The NBA: Moving towards a unified community

Over the course of the past months, our nation and our world have seen significant change. From the coronavirus pandemic, which has so many effects even in the smallest aspects of daily...

Men’s basketball bounces back with two road wins

The University of Dallas men’s basketball team kicked off a five-game road game with a win against conference opponent Texas Lutheran University (TLU). The Crusader victory halted a three-game slide and evened the season...

Coaching Spotlight: David Hoffman

Last month saw men’s soccer head coach David Hoffmann tally his 150th win at the University of Dallas in a 4-1 victory over Schreiner University. As the top-ranking coach for victories and...

Crusader volleyball closes season in SCAC quarterfinal round

University of Dallas Volleyball concluded their 2021 season, falling to top-seeded Colorado College 3-0 in the SCAC Quarterfinal round.  The previous weekend, the Crusaders battled against Texas Lutheran University...

What’s in a game: How you, me, and a Kenyan runner see pain

On Sunday Sept. 15, Kenyan runner Geoffrey Kamworor shattered the half-marathon world record in 58:01. He ranks among a long list of Kenyan runners who dominate the sport. According...

Can the annual pep rally serve its intent?

For the second straight year, the University of Dallas Blue Crew held a pep rally in the Maher Center to promote UD student-athletes. For a second straight year, the timing of the pep rally...

UD Women’s Soccer Kicks its Way into a Conference Championship

Despite a shorter season due to COVID-19 restrictions, the University of Dallas women’s soccer team competed in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) championship after its most recent win against Southwestern University....

A conversation with new cross-country and track and field Coach Nick Schneigert

What drew you to the University of Dallas? Schneigert: The school has a really good reputation, not only in the state of Texas but nationally. I like coaching at...

Player Profile: Claire Kirby

Freshman business major Claire Kirby grew up riding in the golf cart as her dad played on the grounds of the Lubbock Country Club. This year, she made her collegiate debut at...