Men’s basketball maintains winning streak

Men’s basketball maintains winning streak

The men’s basketball team has been off to a strong start this season, remaining undefeated since Dec. 8. On Thursday, the team took home a narrow victory against Belhaven University in Mississippi, with a final score of 72-71. Sophomore guard Javon Snow said the team’s overall dynamic is a factor...

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Two players receive ASC East Division honors

Two players receive ASC East Division honors

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are on the road to the finals of the American Southwest Conference, with a player from each team individually recognized by the league. Interdisciplinary junior and forward Hans Burwitz along with mathematics sophomore and forward Katie Gunther were announced the ASC East Division...

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Men’s basketball opens season with wins

Men’s basketball opens season with wins

The men’s basketball team entered the season with high hopes after falling short in the American Southwest Conference tournament last year. It has been four years since the team won the ASC Tournament and last entered the NCAA Divison III Nationals. The team lost in the semifinal match of the...

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Alum becomes one of few Texas women in football

Alum becomes one of few Texas women in football

While football is considered to be a male-dominated sport, North Dallas High School has veered away from the traditional rules of the game by appointing a female coach to lead the men’s football team. A multisport athlete and former sports video coordinator, Desiree Allen BA ’99 is the only female...

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Esports teams prepare to open spring tryouts

Esports teams prepare to open spring tryouts

With tournaments and skirmishes continuing throughout the month, including its first tournament out of state, the esports teams are already planning for the spring semester. Both teams for “Overwatch” and “League of Legends” have played locally in tournaments and TESPA events against teams all over the country. The “League of...

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Pre-season polls bring hope for basketball

Pre-season polls bring hope for basketball

The women’s basketball team holds a strong position after initial polls from the American Southwest Conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association ranked the team as the most likely to win the regional tournament. In the 2017-2018 season, the team qualified for the semifinals of the ASC Tournament. Its victories last...

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Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC

Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC

Men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball advanced to the American Southwest Conference championships last week but ultimately lost, concluding a series of high-stakes seasons. Head volleyball coach Marci Allison began the volleyball program at UTD and has coached the UTD volleyball to five ASC championships. “Every year the conference...

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Wrestling to be reinstated as club sport

Wrestling to be reinstated as club sport

The wrestling club is seeking recognition from University Recreation to become a club sport again. The previous wrestling club was removed as a club sport in 2015 because it did not meet University Recreation requirements, which include communicating with the UREC office, submitting budgets, maintaining its constitution and attending regular...

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Men’s cross country takes first league title

The men’s cross country team was named the 2018 ASC champion at a tournament hosted by McMurry University on Oct. 27 for the first time in program history. Previously, the men’s team had finished second in both the 2016 and 2017 seasons. 127 runners participated, with members of the men’s...

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Former men’s soccer coach inducted into Hall of Honors

Former men’s soccer coach inducted into Hall of Honors

A former head coach of the UTD men’s soccer team has been inducted into the UTD Athletics Hall of Honors, marking the first time in program history that a head coach has received the honor.  Jack Peel, who retired from coaching the men’s soccer team in 2013 after a 15-year...

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