London games—prep for Rio?

Greyhound swimmer Dalton Herendeen returned from his adventure in the 2012 London Paralympic Games on September 10 and was welcomed home by friends and teammates. A sophomore physical therapy major, Herendeen was chosen to represent Team USA in this year’s Paralympics and swam five individual events. “Just being there was awesome. Olympic Village and all the noise, meeting people from […]

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Playoffs!

When UIndy earned its first-ever NCAA Division II playoff appearance, the campus was in a mood to celebrate. Nov. 16, the day before the #18 Greyhounds’ Key Stadium playoff game against the #8 Midwestern State Mustangs of Texas, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (left) joined in a UIndy pep rally. President Rob Manuel (top) took a turn at the sledgehammer to […]

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DeMotte, Drake, Royer are Most Valuable

The UIndy athletic department announced softball’s Jennifer DeMotte, baseball’s Donovan Drake, and thrower Matt Royer as winners of the 2011–12 Dr. Robert M. Brooker Most Valuable Athlete awards. Each varsity sport’s head coach selected a Most Valuable Player. Those winners then become eligible for the honor of male and female Athletes of the Year, chosen by the athletics administration. DeMotte, […]

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Ranked among the elite: Fall 2012 sports update

UIndy Athletics has tied its school record by finishing fifth in NCAA Division II in the 2011–12 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings. The Greyhounds are by far the top team from the conference, 23 spots ahead of Northern Kentucky. This is the third time in school history UIndy has finished among the top five programs in the country (2008–09, […]

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Spring 2012 sports update

Baseball In conjunction with festivities surrounding the 2000 team’s induction into the Athletics Hall of Fame, head coach Gary Vaught hosted a roast of himself to benefit Riley Children’s Hospital. “It’s a great honor in my more than 30 years of coaching to have a team inducted into the Hall of Fame,” Vaught said. “It was great to have all […]

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Hall of Fame adds new members

One team and five individuals returned to campus in January to be inducted into the UIndy Athletics Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees included Megan Grunert ’04, a 16-time first team All-America and 10-time honorable mention All-America swimmer, who was also a three-time GLIAC Swimming Athlete of the Year. She earned a PhD in chemistry from Purdue University in 2010 […]

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Fall sports success

Good news for UIndy in latest NCAA Academic Success Rate New Academic Success Rates for student athletes have been released, revealing that UIndy’s student athletes complete college at slightly above the national average rate—74% versus the national rate of 72%. The Greyhounds’ ASR is 24 points higher than the overall student body graduation rate for freshmen who entered school in […]

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Fall 2011/Winter 2012 Sports Update

Football A five-game winning streak—the program’s longest in 13 years—propelled UIndy into the regional rankings for the first time since 2007 and on the verge of entering the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 for the first time in school history. The Greyhounds’ success (7-2, 6-2 GLIAC as of 11/4) has been predicated on being the best in the nation […]

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Fall 2011 Sports Update

UIndy poised for successful season in GLIAC swan song Excitement is in the air for the UIndy football program, entering its 13th and final season in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2011. The Greyhounds return 17 starters among 40 letterwinners from the 2010 squad, which finished with the program’s best record since 2007. The Greyhounds will be one […]

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Winter 2010/Spring 2011 Sports Update

Hall of Fame inducts new members The Department of Athletics and the Greyhound Club are pleased to announce the 2011 University of Indianapolis Athletic Hall of Fame Class. Susie Kuntz was an outstanding two-sport athlete at Indiana Central, now the University of Indianapolis, from 1983 to ’87. She starred on both the volleyball and softball teams and was a two-time […]

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