2001-02 News Archive

May 23, 2002
Wittenberg Spring Student-Athletes Garner Regional Awards
For most of Wittenberg University's student-athletes, the summer vacation has arrived and they are already busying themselves with a variety of other endeavors. Their absence from campus hasn't slowed the stream of postseason honors and awards, however.

May 21, 2002
Wittenberg University Basketball Teams Win China Trip Openers
Not a bad start to the trip of a lifetime for the Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams. Touring China for a unique trip that will combine educational opportunities with athletic competitions, the Tiger teams played their first games in the Far East on Monday and came up with a pair of victories.

May 17, 2002
Three Players of the Year, Coach of the Year Headline Spring All-NCAC Honors
Another banner spring sports season has reaped rich rewards for 41 Wittenberg University athletes who were selected to All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams over the last two weeks.

May 10, 2002
Baseball Standout Nate Williams Selected Academic All-District First Team
Wittenberg senior Nate Williams will add another cap to his collection on Saturday, May 18 during Wittenberg's 157th annual commencement ceremonies. Just a week before he dons his mortar board in honor of his years of hard work in the classroom, Williams was honored for his athletic and academic prowess by being named to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District IV College Division Baseball First Team.

May 7, 2002
Wittenberg, University of Dayton to Play Men's Basketball Exhibition, Football in Future Years
The University of Dayton and Wittenberg University have announced that they have agreed to meet on the basketball court next year, and on the football field in 2005 and 2006.

April 8, 2002
Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Nancy Beck Earns 100th Career Victory
She may have earned her 100th coaching victory on Sunday against Allegheny College, but Wittenberg University Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Nancy Beck was more concerned with the impact of a second consecutive one-goal overtime win on her team's psyche than on her career record.

March 5, 2002
Wittenberg Basketball Coaches Earn NCAC Coach of the Year Honors
Two coaches who are no strangers to success picked up more hardware for their trophy cases on Monday. Wittenberg University Men's Basketball Head Coach Bill Brown and Women's Basketball Head Coach Pam Smith were both named North Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in a vote of their peers, the conference office announced.

February 19, 2002
Women's Basketball Head Coach Pam Smith Wins 300th Career Game
There was a time, not long after she was named head coach of Wittenberg University's women's basketball program, that Pam Smith (then known by her maiden name, Evans) wondered out loud if she would ever turn things around.

November 29, 2001
Wittenberg University Fall Athletes Earn Postseason Honors
Another banner fall sports season has reaped tangible rewards for 38 Wittenberg University athletes who were selected to All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams. In addition, several Tiger athletes have received regional and national recognition from various organizations.