What’s in a game: The insatiable pursuit

A Nike commercial once urged viewers: “Listen, if you can run a mile, run a race. You know what, run a marathon. Outrun a movie star. If you can play table tennis,...

Player Profile: Max Lagarde

Freshman Max Lagardeis from Linden, VA, a town frequently overlooked due to its proximity to D.C. However, Lagarde himself is not to be overlooked as a student athlete at the University of...

Why we should support UD athletes

Spencer Levi has done the impossible; he’s gotten UD students to support athletics. Last week, Levi was one of five freshmen that Hero Sports allowed fans to vote for as best freshman in Division III...

Wilgenbusch makes All-American for second time in UD history

On Nov. 20, senior theology major Anna Wilgenbusch ran in the NCAA XC national cross country championship at the E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Wilgenbusch competed in nationals on the...

Player Profile: Anna Stevenson

For Sophomore middle-hitter Anna Stevenson, volleyball is not just a game, it’s a calling. Stevenson started playing volleyball in 5th grade when she decided to quit ballet. 

Player profile: Erika Keever

Senior theology major Erika Keever started playing women’s lacrosse because a friend joined the University of Dallas team, which encouraged her to join as well. Today, Keever is a starting midfielder and...

What’s in a game: don’t “just do it”

Nike has been under fire lately, leaving many to wonder what lies behind the infamous “swoosh” that bedecks our shoes, leggings and backpacks.  First came the doping allegations against...

Coach Spotlight: Joe Kelly

From playing against the University of Dallas rugby team in college, to eventually becoming its coach, new Head Coach Joe Kelly’s career has led him along a diverse and interesting path, gaining...

What’s in a Game: How to temper both pride and humility

Last week, I set a huge personal record (PR) for a 5k, dropping my freshman time by over two minutes and my high-school time by over three minutes. Breaking 18 minutes in...

Player Profile: Chase Reynolds

Junior business major Chase Reynolds has been playing soccer since he was three years old, and has not taken a break since.  “I like it too much; it’s too...

Player profile: Anna Wilgenbusch

Some athletes burst onto the scene ready to compete, like women’s cross country freshman Anna Wilgenbusch who has stormed into college athletics. On Sept. 1, Wilgenbusch lead the team in her collegiate debut at...

What’s in a game?

During my career at the University of Dallas I’ve come to learn several things about UD’s athletics department. The most glaring is UD’s perennial struggle in every sport to win on a...

What’s in a game: not made for comfort

You are lined up on the start line, crowded between a hundred other runners. The gun goes off. The cheers are deafening as a mass of runners pushes into the woods. 

Player Profile: May Lien Le

May Lien Le, a sophomore biology major at the University of Dallas, is a strong asset to the UD women’s soccer team.  Le attended St. John XXIII College Preparatory...

UD cancels lacrosse program

On April 4, the University of Dallas announced that it will be canceling both the men and women’s lacrosse programs effective on May 1.  In the press release, Executive...