Longtime prof elected to GLVC Hall of Fame

The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced in January that retired administrator and professor Dr. Ken Borden has been elected for induction into the GLVC Hall of Fame. “I’ve always said that the GLVC is the best conference in Division II, so I’m very priviliged and honored to be elected to the Hall of Fame, especially knowing the caliber of people […]

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Tracking success

UIndy’s Athletics & Recreation Center soared to international fame last year when it hosted practice sessions for the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants, but now it is realizing its true destiny. The football field that once filled the center’s 68,000-square-foot air-supported dome has long since been replaced with field sports amenities and a six-lane track that’s been enjoyed throughout […]

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Fall semester 2012 sports update

After notching their first-ever nine-win season and winning the inaugural Great Lakes Valley Conference football championship on Nov. 10, the cherry on the top came when the Greyhounds (10-2, 8-0 Great Lakes Valley) secured their first-ever NCAA Division II playoff berth when the pairings were announced by the NCAA Division II Football Committee on Nov. 11. The nationally ranked No. […]

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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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