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2018
July
12,
2018
Katelin Batten never thought she would complete a graduate degree. As the associate head coach of DU’s volleyball team, her days are filled with practice, recruiting trips and player meetings. Adding more projects to tackle seemed unfathomable. ...
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June
30,
2018
For the sixth consecutive year and the 10th time in 11 years, the University of Denver has been awarded the Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors’ Cup. The Pioneers finished ahead of all non-football schools in the 2017–18 Division I standings. “Once ...
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May
30,
2018
Ask David Carle what he thinks about being the youngest active head coach in college hockey and he’ll tell you age is just a number. On Tuesday, the 28-year-old was introduced as the Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Coach of the DU hockey team. He ...
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May
25,
2018
David Carle has been named Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Coach of the University of Denver Pioneers, Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations Karlton Creech announced on Friday. Carle becomes the ninth head coach ...
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May
10,
2018
For the first time since 2014, both the women’s and men’s lacrosse teams are headed to the NCAA Tournament in the same season. The men’s team will open the tournament with a trip to seventh-seeded Notre Dame on Sunday, May 13. After posting a 12-...
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May
04,
2018
Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Hockey Coach Jim Montgomery has been named head coach of the Dallas Stars, the NHL team announced on Friday. The Pioneers will begin a national search for a new head coach immediately. Montgomery leaves the Univ...
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April
04,
2018
The University of Denver gymnastics team, ranked 13th in the country, is prepared to make another run to the NCAA National Championships this weekend. The team will be in Minneapolis competing at NCAA Regionals, to which it has advanced for the 2...
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March
30,
2018
For Nikole Addison, gymnastics is more than just a sport. It has been more than just a passion for the last 15 years. It has served as more than just a way of life. For Nikole Addison, gymnastics has created a path that otherwise might not have been ...
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March
28,
2018
The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation’s Pioneer Health and Performance has opened a brand new nutrition station in the Pat Bowlen Training Center inside the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness, Associate Athletic ...
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March
26,
2018
The defending national champion University of Denver hockey team fell short of a chance to repeat, losing to Ohio State University Sunday. The Buckeyes topped the Pioneers 5-1 to advance to the Frozen Four, ending DU’s season. “I thought we...
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March
22,
2018
The road to repeating as national champions started in the fall, but now the University of Denver hockey program is four wins away from making it a reality. It’s been a season full of ups and downs as the Pioneers have struggled with consistency, but...
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March
21,
2018
When you set foot inside the Gates Fieldhouse, it’s hard not to sense the confidence and determination that exists within the gym. With that also comes a feeling of lack of respect. “We definitely do have a chip on our shoulder,” says Maddie Karr,...
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March
19,
2018
The University of Denver is playing its best hockey when it matters most. The Pioneers put together their longest winning streak of the season on the way to claiming the 2018 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Frozen Faceoff championshi...
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March
12,
2018
It took three games, but after a dominating performance on Sunday night, the DU men’s hockey team is advancing to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff next weekend in Saint Paul, Minn. The Pioneers were home this weekend for the first-round series against ...
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March
11,
2018
For the 24th time in program history, the University of Denver ski team has captured the NCAA National Championship. Denver has now won at least one national championship in each of the last five athletic seasons, joining only Stanford to accompl...
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February
26,
2018
Haugen won his third-match-up as well with a 19.62, but it was the only point picked-up for Norway, who fell to silver-medalists Austria in the semifinals, 3-1. The former Pioneer once again led his team in the medal round, clocking in at 19.69 in th...
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February
20,
2018
When you take over a program that has 32 national championships to its credit, that is recognized year after year as the most successful Division I program without football and that graduates 93 percent of its student-athletes, you have big shoes to ...
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February
19,
2018
The University of Denver today announced Karlton Creech as the new vice chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations, effective May 1, 2018. Creech comes to DU from the University of Maine, where he has served as Director of ...
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February
08,
2018
Nearly 3,000 athletes representing 92 countries are descending upon Pyeongchang, South Korea, to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. While the athletes will be wearing the colors of their home countries, five also will be representing the crimso...
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February
07,
2018
When time ran out on the 2015 lacrosse season, the University of Denver was the last team standing. They were crowned national champions for the first time in program history. Fast forward three years and only a small group of seniors remain from ...
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January
11,
2018
The University of Denver Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams will soon have a new home at the Denver Tennis Park, a new $14 million public indoor/outdoor tennis facility which will be built in part thanks to two 1-million dollar gifts from Catherine “...
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January
03,
2018
For Troy Terry, 2017 was a remarkable year. Last January, the junior DU hockey player helped lead the Americans to a gold medal in the World Junior Championships. Three months later he was on the ice in Chicago, as the Pioneers celebrated a natio...
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2017
November
20,
2017
Nov. 21 marks the official end of the fall quarter for the University of Denver, but campus won’t be completely empty. Three varsity teams have games, and the Newman Center for the Performing Arts will be abuzz with holiday concerts by national and l...
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November
08,
2017
Back-to-back seasons with 16 wins is not good enough. Just ask head coach Rodney Billups, now in his second year with the Denver men’s basketball team. “For us to expect the crowds that hockey gets, we have to win,” he says. “We struggled with acc...
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November
07,
2017
When you are coming off a season with only six wins, it’s easy for expectations for the upcoming season to be low. However, that’s not the case for the University of Denver women’s basketball team and new head coach Jim Turgeon. “We are going to c...
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October
24,
2017
With a national hockey championship to celebrate, more than 1,200 alumni and parents were on campus last weekend to participate in Homecoming and Family Weekend at the University of Denver. The weekend started with Hocktoberfest, a festive opportunit...
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October
12,
2017
You could say winning back-to-back national championships for the hockey program at the University of Denver has become a habit of sorts. Three times the Pioneers have won the title and repeated as champions the next year. Now entering the 2017-18 se...
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September
14,
2017
Chancellor Rebecca Chopp today announced the committee members who will conduct the search for Peg Bradley-Doppes' replacement. After leading us to nine NCAA National Championships in an athletics program known for excellence in the classroom as w...
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September
06,
2017
The devastation revealed in the aftermath of the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years is staggering. Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have displaced more than 1 million people, damaged upward of 200,000 homes and left a path...
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August
29,
2017
I write to inform you that Peg Bradley-Doppes has informed me that she will retire on June 30, 2018, after 13 years of transformative service as vice chancellor for Athletics and Recreation and director of athletics. When Dan Ritchie tapped Peg to...
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