Athletics & Recreation

19 DU hockey players honored as NCHC Academic All-Conference

The University of Denver had a total of 19 players honored as Academic All-Conference selections, including sophomore Gabe Levin, who was selected to the eight-member National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Scholar-Athlete Team, conference officials announced Tuesday. Joining Levin as Denver’s NCHC Academic All-Conference selections were Grant Arnold, Wade Bennett, Sam […]

Women’s basketball loses to South Dakota in Summit League Championship

University of Denver senior forward Desiree Hunter had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, but the No. 6-seeded Pioneers fell 82-71 to No. 4-seeded South Dakota in The Summit League Championship at Sioux Falls Arena on Tuesday. Sophomore guard Paige Bradley earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team, […]

Men’s basketball falls to North Dakota State in Summit League Semifinals

The University of Denver men’s basketball team fell 83-48 to No. 1 seed North Dakota State in The Summit League Championship Semifinal at Sioux Falls Arena on Monday night. Senior Chris Udofia had 12 points and six rebounds for the Pioneers, ending his career with 1,501 points, 603 rebounds, 349 […]

Milberg and Corea make DU swimming history with conference three-peat

University of Denver student-athletes Kyle Milberg and Samantha Corea became the first NCAA Division I swimmers to be named Swimmers of the Year in three different conferences after picking up their third straight conference honors at The Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 22. “Both of these athletes […]

Men’s basketball advances to Summit League Semifinals

University of Denver junior Brett Olson led the Pioneers to a 71-55 win over South Dakota in The Summit League Championship Quarterfinals Sunday night at Sioux Falls Arena. The Pioneers finished the game on a 21-10 run to advance to the Summit League Championship Semifinals on at 5 p.m. MDT […]

Denver Skiing Wins 22nd NCAA Championship

University of Denver junior Espen Lysdahl won his second NCAA individual championship in slalom, helping the Pioneers secure their 22nd skiing national title last week in Park City, Utah. This marks the eighth championship since 2000 and fourth title for the Pioneers in the past seven years. “We didn’t miss […]

DU sophomore places sixth in 2014 Sochi Paralympics

University of Denver sophomore Jamie Stanton earned the highest finish for an American in the men’s Super G at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics on Sunday. Stanton began the day with a bib number of 37 and finished 3.74 seconds behind Austria’s Markus Salcher. “It is an unbelievable feeling to be […]

Hockey team opens postseason play Thursday in Omaha

Hockey team opens postseason play Thursday in Omaha

After losing to the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in their regular-season finale Saturday night at Magness Arena, the University of Denver Pioneers will open the 2014 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) playoffs Thursday night at No. 3 seed Omaha in the opening game of the best-of-three series at CenturyLink Arena. Puck […]

DU athletes headed to Sochi for Paralympics

DU athletes headed to Sochi for Paralympics

Closely following the Winter Olympics, the 2014 Paralympic Games begin Friday, also in Sochi, Russia, and just like at the Olympics, the University of Denver will be well represented. Two alpine skiers, alumna Allison Jones (BSME ’07) and current student Jamie Stanton, are among the 80-person American team that comprises […]

Women’s basketball team earns No. 6 seed in Summit League Tournament

The University of Denver enters as the sixth seed in this year’s Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship. The tournament begins Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D., where one of seven teams will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Denver will play third seed Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) […]

Pioneers shine at Sochi, have Paralympics presence

The Games of the XXII Winter Olympiad in Sochi, Russia, have come to a close, and once again, the University of Denver was well-represented. Performing to the greatest level of achievement for the Pioneers was Kevin Dineen, head coach of the Canadian women’s hockey team. Dineen (attd. 1981–83), a former […]

Swimming and diving teams win Summit League Championship

The University of Denver swimming and diving teams claimed 10 event wins to clinch the Summit League Championship title in the final day of competition at IUPUI in Indianapolis on Saturday. DU’s men won the title with 1018.5 points, while the women claimed the title with 1017.5 points. This is […]

Hockey team enlists special honorary member

The University of Denver hockey program welcomed a special new member to the Pioneer family in November as 14-year-old Adam Encrapera was signed to a ceremonial letter of intent. Adam is an honorary member of the team for the 2013–14 season. “The hockey program is very excited that Adam signed […]

Pioneer Olympians carry on a DU tradition at Sochi

Pioneer Olympians carry on a DU tradition at Sochi

More than 40 current and former Pioneers have represented the University of Denver as either athletes or coaches at the Olympics dating back to the 1948 Winter Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland—and that’s just in alpine skiing. Add in the other world-class competitors from both the summer and winter games, […]

DU skier Taylor Shiffrins tays in touch with his superstar sibling, Mikaela Shiffrin — who soon will be off to Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Olympics — almost every day,

DU skier maintains special bond with Olympian sister

While 18-year-old U.S. alpine skiing sensation Mikaela Shiffrin is off traversing the slopes of some destination along the World Cup tour, her older brother Taylor Shiffrin is back in the pair’s home state of Colorado, training as well. He also is doing a little accounting and physics homework on the […]