Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

The Athletics Department added a new batting cage to the baseball field last week, and a press box is soon to follow. The batting cage was completed on Sept. 26 and cost about $20,000. Head baseball coach Shawn Shewmake said these plans have been in the works for about a...

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Club team to promote competition

Club team to promote competition

Badminton Club, which started as a social gathering of students who enjoyed the sport, is putting more of an emphasis on building its competitive team as the organization gears up to hold tryouts on Oct. 3. The club was founded three years ago  and a competitive team was also formed...

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New assistant athletic trainers adjust to UTD

New assistant athletic trainers adjust to UTD

UTD’s two new assistant athletic trainers have settled into their positions with the help of engaging athletes and a supportive athletic department. Kerri Kalina, one of the new athletic trainers, attended East Texas Baptist University where she was a student athlete. “I played volleyball at ETBU and I work with...

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Cross-country runners from across country

Cross-country runners from across country

Ever since senior Samantha Hartke and freshman Sara Hartke were little, they have always enjoyed being active. Fast-forward years later and they continue to run side-by-side — this time on UTD’s women’s cross-country team. Sara and Samantha Hartke grew up constantly moving because of their father’s position in the Air...

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