Softball claims 1st Win of 2017 after splitting with Jarvis ChristianIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas softball team earned its first victory of 2017 by winning game two of a doubleheader Sunday against Jarvis Christian College. Solid pitching from Lauren Galvan (Bryan, Texas) and defense backed early run support through two innings for Dallas in a 3-2 win. The triumph ended a five-game slide for the Crusaders, who lost 10-4 in game one to Jarvis Christian.
Women's Lacrosse falls to Southwestern on SundayIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s lacrosse team was defeated 18-5 on Sunday versus Southwestern University. Lexi Leite (Houston, Texas) and Erika Keever (Fort Worth, Texas) notched multiple scoring efforts for the Crusaders (0-4), but Southwestern (2-1) poured 11 goals in the first half to command the afternoon.
Big Scorers for Alma too much for Crusaders in Home OpenerIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s lacrosse team dropped its home opener on Saturday to Alma College (1-0) in a 12-6 final. After allowing eight unanswered to the Scots, Dallas (1-3) posted two-of-three goals to trail at halftime 9-2. The Crusaders did battle hard in the second half to earn a 4-3 scoring advantage during that span.
DeCoud earns All-SCAC 2nd Team; Stoia also gains All-SCAC SelectionGEORGETOWN, Texas – On Saturday, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) released the All-SCAC Women’s Basketball Teams. The University of Dallas had a pair of recipients. Headlining the duo was Michelle DeCoud (Monument, Colo.) on the Second Team. Seana Stoia (Tulsa, Okla.) was named on the Honorable Mention listing.
Trio of Men's Basketball Players notch All-SCAC HonorsGEORGETOWN, Texas – On Saturday, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) released the All-SCAC Men’s Basketball Teams. The University of Dallas had a trio of recipients named Honorable Mention. Michael Sarrat (Colleyville, Texas), Lorenzo Gonzalez (San Antonio, Texas), and Darrius Colvin (Waco, Texas) all were tabbed.
Men's Lacrosse toppled at Southwestern on WednesdayGEORGETOWN, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s lacrosse team was topped 26-4 on Wednesday evening at Southwestern University. The Pirates (3-1) posted eight goals in the first quarter en route to a big win. Dallas (1-2) dropped its second in a row.
Johnson & Wales (Denver) Becomes 9th SCAC MemberLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – In an announcement made today at league headquarters, Johnson & Wales University (Denver) has accepted membership into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), becoming the ninth member of the NCAA Division III league.
Men's Cross Country Headlines SCAC Teams to win USTFCCCA All-Academic AwardNEW ORLEANS, La. – The University of Dallas men’s and women’s cross country teams earned spots on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) Division III All-Academic Teams. This is the second time within the past three years (2014) that Dallas had both cross country teams named with the award.
Seniors help Clinch OT Victory on Sunday over Hendrix CollegeIRVING, Texas – For the second time in three games, the University of Dallas men’s basketball team prevailed in extra regulation to complete a 2-1 home stand. Dallas (9-16) concludes the 2016-17 campaign similarly to how it began with an overtime victory against Hendrix College (11-14). The Crusaders moved to 3-1 on the year in overtime contests after a 101-98 final on Sunday. The triple-digit total is the third time this season UD has eclipsed the mark and are unblemished in those games.
Millsaps tops Men's Lacrosse SundayJACKSON, Miss. – The University of Dallas Men’s Lacrosse team (1-1) fell to Millsaps College (2-3) on the road Sunday in a 10-1 final. Down 5-0 at halftime, the Crusaders etched their lone goal of the game by Ryan Thie (Saint Paul, Minn.). It was not enough as the Majors posted another stretch of five unanswered goals to give UD its first loss of 2017.
Women's Lacrosse topped on Sunday by Linfield CollegeTACOMA Wash. – The University of Dallas women’s lacrosse team fell 14-5 against Linfield College on Sunday. Playing on University of Puget Sound’s field, Dallas (0-2) was unable to slow the Wildcats (1-0) in their season opener. The Crusaders trailed 9-2 at halftime after allowing six unanswered to start the contest.
Colvin's late Surge falls short as Colorado College tops Men's Basketball 65-60IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team closed the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) part of its season with a 65-60 setback at the Maher Center on Saturday. Darrius Colvin (Waco, Texas) scored the Crusaders’ (8-16, 2-12 SCAC) final 13 points on six field goals, but Colorado College (10-14, 10-4 SCAC) held on to earn a tie for second in the conference standings.
Men's Lacrosse Knocks off Fontbonne University in Season OpenerJACKSON, Miss. – The University of Dallas men’s lacrosse team started the 2017 season with a victory on Saturday against Fontbonne University. It is also the first for head coach Sam Ashton in his career and at the start of a new era for Dallas (1-0). They won 8-5 over the Griffins (0-1) thanks to scoring six unanswered goals at one stretch to open an 8-2 lead early in the final quarter.
Women's Lacrosse drops Season Opener at Puget SoundTACOMA Wash. – The University of Dallas women’s lacrosse team dropped its season opener at University of Puget Sound on Saturday in a 16-11 final. First-year head coach Destinee Johnson’s team played even with Puget Sound (1-0) in the first half. Deadlocked 8-8, the remaining 30 minutes proved too difficult for the Crusaders as they were outscored 8-3.
Piedmont blasts past Baseball 14-4JACKSON, Miss. – It was a difficult evening on the mound for the University of Dallas baseball team, as Piedmont College jumped out with seven unanswered runs through five innings. The Crusaders eventually fell 14-4 on Saturday as Piedmont boasted 18 hits to secure a 2-1 record in the past three days at Millsaps College’s home field.
Baseball blanked 2-0 by Rhodes FridayJACKSON, Miss. – The University of Dallas baseball team were unable to get a run across and struck out a season most 12 times as Rhodes College claimed a 2-0 win on Friday. The Crusaders have been shutout twice this season and ended a three-game winning streak in day one of the Millsaps Tournament.
SEASON PREVIEW: Women's Track & FieldIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s track and field team heads to Texas Lutheran University to kick off the 2017 season at the TLU Bulldog Relays. Once again the Crusaders are led by Head Coach Matthew Barber now entering his third season with the program.
SEASON PREVIEW: Women's LacrosseIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s lacrosse team begins its 2017 season this weekend in Tacoma, Washington, at host school University of Puget Sound. On Saturday, the Crusaders will open against Puget Sound and then play Linfield College the next day. Both start times are at noon (PST).
Head Volleyball Coach Prentice Lewis Announces ResignationIRVING, Texas – Today the University of Dallas announced head coach Prentice Lewis submitted her resignation effective February 28. She has accepted a high school position. Dallas will begin seeking its next candidate for the head coaching position immediately.
Double OT for Men's Basketball results in Victory Tuesday over PatriotsIRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball achieved its first double overtime win on Tuesday night since January 5, 2013 at Southwestern University (73-71). The only other contest to go into a second extra period since that tip was at the end of last month at Trinity (92-91).
Men's Lacrosse Opener at Dallas Baptist Postponed to February 28DALLAS, Texas - The University of Dallas men's lacrosse team will have to wait until Saturday to begin the 2017 season. Tonight's match at Dallas Baptist University has been postponed due to rainy weather conditions making the field unplayable. A rescheduled date has been set for February 28 at 7 p.m.