Athletics & Recreation

Althaus claims consolation singles title at tennis invite

University of Denver junior Benny Althaus won two matches to claim the consolation singles title in the green flight to highlight final day action for the Pioneers at the Virginia Invite Sept. 16. Seniors Adam Holmstrom and Niklas Persson won the A-1 doubles consolation flight, while Holmstrom finished second in […]

Women’s golf captures Topy Cup title

The 18th-ranked Pioneers women’s golf team shot a final round 5-over par 293 on Sept. 5 and wrapped up a 10-shot victory at the Topy Cup tournament, an annual event that pits some of the top collegiate teams in Japan against U.S. counterparts.  The Pioneers, who entered the final round […]

Pioneer men’s basketball schedule announced

The Pioneers men’s basketball team will open the 2007–08 season at the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer before beginning its home schedule against regional rivals Wyoming (Nov. 13) and Colorado (Nov. 27), DU first-year head coach Joe Scott announced on Aug. 9. “This is a solid […]

Hockey alums regroup on ice for Snoopy seniors tourney

Ask anyone who plays the sport of hockey what makes it so great and the reply you’ll likely get is the family bond that is born from the lifelong friendships forged through the many battles together. While each hockey family is unique in its own way, you’d be hard pressed […]

Holmstrom becomes DU’s first men’s tennis All-American

Junior men’s tennis standout Adam Holmstrom has became the first NCAA Division I All-American in University of Denver history, announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Holmstrom netted the honor when he earned a top 16 seed at the NCAA Singles Championships in late May. Holmstrom, ranked as high as No. […]

Scott signs Colorado prep leader in rebounds

The University of Denver men’s basketball team signed Rob Lewis from Evangelical Christian High School in Colorado Springs to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Joe Scott announced on May 17. Lewis is the first DU recruit signed by Scott, who was announced as head coach on March 21. […]

Pioneers women’s golf team earns its first NCAA Championships berth

The University of Denver women’s golf team made program history on May 12, finishing in fourth place at the NCAA West Regional and earning the program’s first entrance in the NCAA National Championships May 22–25 in Daytona Beach, Fla.  Senior Emily Hoeper shot 69, sophomore Dawn Shockley shot 71, freshman […]

Cycling team goes to nationals for second year in a row

The University of Denver club cycling team placed 13th in Division II in the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships. The competition was held May 11–13 in Lawrence, Kansas. On May 11, the men’s team took third place out of 19 teams in the time trial. Steve Forbes, Taylor Shelden, Eric […]

Tennis star hands in season of 18 singles wins, 1 blistering loss

The only opponent the University’s best male tennis player hasn’t been able to top in 19 matches this season is a foe called “bad luck.” DU’s Adam Holmstrom has beaten the 13th ranked college player in the nation, Pepperdine’s Andre Begemann, and he’s humbled the former 12th-ranked player, Bojan Szumanski […]

Equestrian club riders compete in nationals

Three riders from the University of Denver club equestrian team have qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) national finals to be held this week in Springfield, Mass.  Jessica Stone, Whitney Stahl, and Nicole Stern all earned the right to compete at nationals after winning or placing second in their […]

López finishes 15th and 16th at NCAA championships

Sophomore psychology major Jessica López became the first gymnast in DU history to be a three-time All-American on April 26, finishing in the top-8 on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. López competed in the NCAA National Championship finals on April 28, finishing 15th on balance beam with a […]

Skaters take to the ice in annual show

“Headlines on Ice” will feature some of the country’s best ice-skating talent May 4–6 at DU’s Magness Arena. The show’s theme relates to newspapers and their sections: business, entertainment, travel, style and sports.  Toni Rogers, DU figure skating manager and ice show director, says the event will showcase more than […]

Gymnastics team to compete in nationals

For the first time since 2001, the University of Denver gymnastics team earned an automatic berth to the NCAA National Championships with its second place finish at the NCAA North Central Regional Championships on April 14 in front of 3,876 fans in Magness Arena. The Pioneers will compete in the […]

DU law school ranked in top 100

For the sixth straight year, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is ranked among the top 100 law schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s annual ranking of America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released this week, lists the Sturm College of Law among the nation’s […]

DU’s Off-Road Club turns routine recreation in to real-life rescue

“It’s a Jeep thing,” quips University of Denver junior Peter Belsky. “(Helping people) is just something you do.” When the Dec. 28 blizzard hit Colorado, the Denver Office of Emergency Management called on Belsky to take his specially equipped Jeep Sahara out into the storm and drive a family-crisis worker […]