Tag: player

Former Newman basketball player from Europe now coaching women’s team

A little over a decade ago, Elhad Emerllahu came to America from worn-torn Kosovo. At the time he was 9 years old with little knowledge of the American culture, English language, and even basketball. Elhad recently ...

Gonzalez named Heartland Conference Player of Year, Newman collect postseason honors

The Newman University volleyball  team, which has broken three university records this season, garnered several postseason conference and all-region honors. Senior middle hitter Ashley Gonzalez, senior setter Alexus Litts and sophomore outside hitter Emily Harvey ...

Junior heads to national championships, makes Newman tennis history

Junior Eduardo Dos Santos is making Newman tennis history, after winning the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s South Central Regional Championship on Sept. 27. Dos Santos will represent the South-Central Region as one of eight players in ...

UK tennis player uses YouTube video to find a college

The Newman University tennis team recently signed Vanessa Brill from the United Kingdom – after watching a video Brill posted on YouTube highlighting her tennis skills. Brill will attend Newman beginning in the 2015/2016 academic school year. Brill caught ...

Newman’s Rubi Torres Earns Fourth Player of the Week Award

For the fourth time this season, Newman senior Rubi Torres has been named the Heartland Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, announced Oct. 13 by the Heartland Conference. Torres previously earned the honor ...

Newman student-athletes gain ‘Player of the Week’ honors in March

Six student-athletes from Newman University received Heartland Conference “Player of the Week” kudos in March. Freshman outfielder Tyler Bugner was named Baseball Hitter of the Week on March 3, and senior Kirstie Symon was named ...