Fall semester sports highlights

Football The team clinched a fourth straight Great Lakes Valley Conference title, becoming the first Greyhound squad to win four straight conference crowns. UIndy was led by a strong senior class that finished its tenure with the most wins in program history over any four-year period. After closing out the regular season with nine straight wins, the team held steady […]

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Fall 2015 Sports Preview

Previews: Football The three-time defending-GLVC-champion UIndy football team kicks off the 2015 season with its earliest home opener since 2011—a Thursday night match-up versus in-region Saginaw Valley State on Sept. 3. Coming off a 9-2 record a year ago, the Greyhounds return 16 starters (nine offensive, seven defensive) this season, including senior wide receiver and 2014 GLVC Offensive Player of […]

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Skillman gift to fund Nicoson Hall upgrade

Half-million dollars will underwrite new floor, lights, and more The University of Indianapolis’s successful basketball teams—including a men’s squad ranked #1 in the nation for a time this season—soon will have a renovated home, thanks to the generosity of a local businessman and philanthropist. Ray Skillman Auto Group has pledged $500,000 to replace the basketball floor and install more effective […]

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2015 Spring Sports Update

Men’s Basketball For just the second time in program history, the UIndy men’s basketball team ascended to the No. 1 spot in the Division II coaches poll. After winning 17 straight games to start the season, the Hounds settled in for a two-week stay at the top of the D-II rankings, surpassing the 1996–97 team’s one-week run as the nation’s […]

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Why they give: Strategic plan + student-athletes

The Champions Challenge campaign, which aims to generate funding for programs and capital improvements that will propel UIndy’s athletics program to the next level, is off to a promising start. An anonymous donor’s $250,000 gift is funding a matching program, with all new unrestricted gifts of at least $25 to UIndy Athletics qualifying for a 2-to-1 match. For those who […]

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Greyhound sports: Winter 2015 update

Men’s basketball preview The 2014–15 UIndy men’s basketball team looks to build on the momentum generated from last year’s historic season.  The Greyhounds racked up 24 wins in 2013–14—the most in 50 years—on the way to their first-ever GLVC East Division title and an NCAA Tournament second-round appearance. Reigning GLVC Coach of the Year Stan Gouard returns just two starters […]

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The Champions Challenge: Enhancing UIndy Athletics

Already known for athletic and academic excellence, the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds are seeking support to cement their status among the elite of NCAA Division II. A new one-year Champions Challenge campaign aims to generate funding for programs and capital improvements that will propel UIndy’s athletics program to the next level. An anonymous donor has pledged $250,000 toward a matching […]

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Greyhound sports: Fall 2014

Football preview For the third season in a row, the UIndy football team comes into the 2014 season as the unanimous favorite to win the Great Lakes Valley Conference title.  UIndy is coming off consecutive GLVC championships and NCAA postseason appearances and returns 15 starters—nine offensive, six defensive—from last year’s 10-2 squad. The Greyhounds swept through their 2013 conference slate, […]

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Hitting a homer—for basketball

Former minor league baseball player fuels hope of national title for the Greyhounds Reece Cheatham was fresh out of Pike High School in Indianapolis when he was drafted to play baseball for the Chicago White Sox minor league affiliation. For the next four years, Reece played for four clubs, but was released in 2010 at the age of 22. He […]

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Greyhound sports: Spring 2014

Men’s basketball The UIndy men’s basketball team enjoyed one of its best seasons this year. The Greyhounds captured the 2014 GLVC East Division title while notching their third straight 20-win season and securing a fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament berth—all program firsts. The team’s primary strengths came from its up-tempo play and willingness to share the basketball. In mid-March, UIndy ranked […]

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