Category: Athletics

Newman University hosts Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion Oct. 5

On Oct. 5 Newman will host its Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion, “Spread the Red.” All alums are encouraged to join their fellow alumni for games, food, and drinks. Alums will also receive a free ...

Newman student-athletes earn top academic awards for the sixth time in seven years

For the third straight year, the Newman athletic programs achieved the highest GPA in the Heartland Conference. Newman’s programs combined for a 3.26 grade point average for the 2012-13 academic year. This is Newman’s sixth ...

Men’s, women’s basketball face big games

Both the NU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams are enjoying exciting seasons. ...

Hoopapalooza athletics event hosted by the Rotary Club of Wichita scheduled for Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, the Rotary Club of Wichita will hold an event celebrating their club, and their gift to the city, the Rotary Clock Tower in downtown Wichita. Attending the event will be many men’s and ...

Newman Athletics present $5,000 check to Child Advocacy Center

Newman University Athletics presented a check in the amount of $5,273.50 to Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County on Sept. 12. The proceeds were raised from the recent fundraiser, the Gladiator Dash, sponsored by Newman ...

Newman student-athletes again earn top academic awards

For the fifth time in the past six years, Newman University athletics programs have claimed the highest average student-athlete GPA among all athletic programs in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. ...

Refinished floor shines in Fugate Gymnasium

Fugate Gymnasium inside O’Shaughnessy Hall is sporting a refinished floor. The floor features a Newman University logo at center court, as well as Heartland Conference logos at each end and a fresh clean look. ...

Student golfer Jeremy Gant featured on NCAA video

Newman University student Jeremy Gant is the subject of this month’s “On Campus,” an online program produced by the NCAA that features personal stories of student-athletes across the nation. Gant, a member of the Newman men’s ...

Newman signs five-year outfitting contract with Adidas

NU Athletics recently signed a five-year contract with Adidas, which will provide exclusive apparel and footwear to all of Newman’s athletic teams. The new agreement ensures that all Newman University athletic teams will be outfitted in Adidas ...

Fugate Gymnasium closes for floor resurfacing

Fugate Gymnasium inside O’Shaughnessy Hall will close July 9 as work crews begin a complete resurfacing of the floor. The floor will be sanded down and completely refinished. The court has not been refinished since ...

Gladiator Dash raises funds for Newman Athletics

On Saturday, June 9, 1,180 courageous competitors took part in the Gladiator Dash held at Sedgwick County Park in Wichita. The Dash – the first of what is planned to be an annual event in ...

Newman’s Drewes wins United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championship

Newman’s Georgia Drewes overcame the pressure of bowling under the lights of national television to win the USBC National Women’s Singles Championship Saturday at the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships in Lincoln, ...

Newman University to hold Catholic Spring Sports Day April 21 featuring Kapaun Mt. Carmel, Bishop Carroll teams

Newman University will again host a Catholic Spring Sports Day between Wichita’s Catholic high schools, Kapaun Mt. Carmel and Bishop Carroll. The two schools will compete in baseball, softball, and soccer beginning at 1 p.m., ...

Jaime Green resigns as head women’s basketball coach

Newman University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jaime Green has resigned from her position, effective Friday, March 30. Green has accepted an assistant coaching position at her alma mater, Missouri Southern State University. Read more on ...

Come support the Lady Jets Basketball Team in Topeka, Kan.

Newman Jets Fans have the opportunity to be at the game Friday, March 9 to support the Women’s Basketball Team in the South Central Region Tournament. The university will have a fan bus for students ...

Send off for Men’s and Women’s Bowling Team and the Women’s Basketball Team Mar. 8

Join, in celebrate, and help send off the Men’s and Women’s Bowling Team and the Women’s Basketball Team Thursday, March 8 at noon in the Mabee Dining Center! The Newman Bowlers are headed to the ...

Newman to send off NU wrestlers for the NCAA DII National Championships Mar. 7

Come join the celebration and send off two Newman University Wrestlers Mitch Arnold and Steven Cooksley as they head to the NCAA Division II National Championships in Pueblo, Colo. Mitch Arnold has qualified in the ...

Women’s basketball wins Heartland Conference Tournament!

The Newman University Women’s Basketball Team is the Heartland Conference champion with a 66-62 win over the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, Saturday, March 3 in Fugate Gymnasium. The win gives the team its first-ever bid ...

Newman women chase NCAA bid

With the Heartland Conference women’s tournament beginning today at Newman, this is the NU Women’s basketball team’s chance of making the NCAA Division II Tournament. Read more from The Wichita Eagle.   ...

Brandon Droge, Pitcher for Jets baseball team named Division II Pitcher of the Week

Brandon Droge, pitcher for our Newman Jets baseball team, was named National Collegiate Baseball Writer’s Association Division II National Pitcher of the Week officials announced last Wednesday. Droge (2-1) allowed just four hits, while striking ...

Newman Basketball prepares for Heartland Tourney at Home and Away

The Newman University women’s basketball team will be hosting the Heartland Conference championship tournament next week in Fugate Gymnasium! Final results for tournament seeding will be determined following final game play tonight and over the ...

Newman University Jets vs. Wichita State Shockers Dec. 19

The Wichita State University men’s basketball team will host the Newman Jets in a regular season contest scheduled for 7:05 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 at the Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. This game marks the ...

Newman athletes to host annual ‘Drop and Shop’

The Newman University Student Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting a Christmas Drop and Shop this Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center. ...

NU Men’s Basketball takes on WSU Dec. 19

The Newman University Men’s Basketball Team will meet Wichita State University in a regular season contest scheduled for 7:05 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 at Koch Arena in Wichita. The Jets and the Shockers have previously ...

Men’s Basketball Hosts Manhattan Christian in Exhibition

The Newman men’s basketball team will open its 2011-12 campaign Wednesday evening with an exhibition contest against the Manhattan Christian Crusaders. Tip-time for the contest is slated for 7 p.m. inside Fugate Gymnasium. Click Here ...

Women’s Basketball Opens Wednesday at Arkansas

The Newman women’s basketball team will open its 2010-11 campaign Wednesday evening with a highly-anticipated exhibition contest against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Tip-time for the contest is slated for 7 p.m. inside the 19,200-seat Bud Walton ...

Volleyball Hosts Arkansas-Fort Smith in Final Home Series

The Newman volleyball team concludes the home portion of its 2011 schedule with a pair of late-week games against Arkansas-Fort Smith on Thursday and Friday. Both games will begin at 7 p.m., with Friday’s contest ...

Men’s Soccer Hosts UTPB Friday

The Newman men’s soccer team concludes the home portion of its 2011 schedule Friday, when Texas-Permian Basin rolls into town. A win would give the Jets their first three-match winning streak since the 2008 season. ...

Newman Jets to take part in Kansas 150 Festival Oct. 8

Members of the Newman University Women’s Basketball Team and Cheer/Dance squad will participate in the parade set for 11 a.m., Oct. 8 in downtown Wichita to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood. The parade ...

Register now for Aug. 7-8 Jet Open tournament to benefit Newman athletics

After one of its most successful outings in 2010, the Laurie Bell Memorial 27th Annual Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament will look to continue its success in 2011. The entire event, which benefits the Newman ...

Newman athletic programs grab top Heartland Conference academic honors

For the fourth time in five years, Newman University athletic programs have been recognized for achieving the highest average student-athlete GPA among all athletic programs in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. Newman’s programs combined ...

Heartland Conference names 98 Newman student-athletes to Honor Roll

Nearly one-third of all Newman University student-athletes have been named to the 2010-11 NCAA Division II Heartland Conference Honor Roll, which was released Monday. In all, 98 Jets earned recognition for their performances in the ...

Texas news site profiles future NU golfer

YourConroeNews.com, a web site published by Your Houston News of Houston, Texas, ran a story Sunday, June 26 featuring Kendall Anderson, who won the women’s high school golf championship at the Class 4A Texas state ...

NU’s Scott Nuss named SID of the Year

Newman University Sports Information Director Scott Nuss has been named the 2010-11 Heartland Conference Sports Information Director of the Year. The award recipient is selected each year by all sports information directors in the Heartland Conference. Read more about ...

Pope Takes Third at USBC Singles Championship

Newman University’s Matt Pope claimed third place at the USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which concluded Tuesday at Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas. Pope was the only Newman bowler competing in the event. ...

Ferreira Named to Academic All-District First Team

Newman University senior tennis player Laryssa Ferreira has been named to the 2010-11 CoSIDA/Capital One All-District 7 College Division Women’s At-Large First Team, the organization announced Thursday. Ferreira was Newman’s only representative on the team, ...

Jets battle Wingnuts to 8-8 tie

It was a battle to the end as the Newman baseball team took on the independent minor league Wichita Wingnuts at Eck Stadium on Monday night. The Jets’ eight-run inning in the sixth led way ...

Wingnuts vs. Jets exhibition game set for May 2

The Newman University Jets baseball team will face the Wichita Wingnuts in an exhibition game at 7:05 p.m. Monday, May 2 at Wichita State University’s Eck Stadium. Tickets are $7 general admission and will be ...

Basketball teams head to Heartland Conference Tournament

Don’t miss the Jets as they go into action Friday, March 4 at the Heartland Conference Basketball Championship Tournament, on the campus of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. Both the men’s and women’s ...

Hall of Fame and Homecoming begins Friday, Feb. 4. Get your tickets now!

Newman University will stage a number of events Feb. 4 – 6 in celebration of Homecoming 2011 and the Newman University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2011. ...