2002-03 News Archive

May 26, 2003
Led By Skip Ivery's NCAA Track Title, Tigers Earn Regional, National Honors
banner sports season was capped off in dramatic fashion as junior Skip Ivery (Columbus, Ohio/Groveport-Madison) won the 110-meter high hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, May 22-24.

May 19, 2003
Fifty-One Student-Athletes Earn Spring Sport Postseason Awards
Another banner spring sports season has reaped rich rewards for 51 Wittenberg University athletes who were selected to All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams over the last two weeks.

May 13, 2003
Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Nancy Beck Resigns Position
After 17 years and 109 wins at the helm of the Wittenberg University women's lacrosse program, Head Coach Nancy Beck has resigned the position. A search for her replacement will commence immediately.

March 23, 2003
Three Wittenberg Athletes Earn Winter Sports All-America Honors
Another banner winter sports season came to a conclusion recently as three Wittenberg student-athletes earned All-America designations for their outstanding performances in NCAA Division III competition.

March 11, 2003
Twenty-five Wittenberg Athletes, Two Coaches Earn Winter Postseason Honors
A banner winter sports season has reaped tangible rewards for 25 Wittenberg University athletes and two coaches who earned All-North Coast Athletic Conference awards. Announcements for men's and women's basketball came in separate releases from the NCAC office last week.

March 2, 2003
Women's Basketball to Open NCAA Division III Tournament at Baldwin-Wallace
For the first time in five years, the Wittenberg University women's basketball team is headed for the so-called "Big Dance," the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament. The Tigers found out Sunday that they will be on the road in the 2003 competition, starting with a game at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5.

February 6, 2003
Women's Basketball To Appear On Time Warner Cable This Week
Time Warner Cable will continue its coverage of Wittenberg University athletic events with a women's basketball game at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8 in the HPER Center.

January 21, 2003
Wittenberg Basketball Teams To Appear On Time Warner Cable This Week
Time Warner Cable will continue its coverage of Wittenberg University athletic events with a men's and women's basketball doubleheader, beginning at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 in the HPER Center.

January 7, 2003
Wittenberg Adds Women's Golf as 23rd Varsity Intercollegiate Sport
Wittenberg University is proud to offer as many athletic and academic opportunities as possible to its more than 2,000 students. Beginning in the 2003-04 school year, women's golf will be re-introduced as a varsity intercollegiate sport after two years as a club sport.

December 5, 2002
Thirty-Three Wittenberg University Athletes Earn Fall Postseason Honors
Another banner fall sports season has reaped tangible rewards for 33 Wittenberg University athletes who were selected to All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams. In addition, several Tiger athletes received regional and national recognition from various organizations, including three first-team All-America selections to date.

December 1, 2002
Hauser Chosen To Participate In Annual Aztec Bowl
Wittenberg senior defensive back John Hauser will represent the Red & White in the Aztec Bowl, the annual game between teams composed of college players representing the United States and Mexico.

November 24, 2002
2002 AVCA Division III All-America Teams Announced
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the 22nd annual AVCA All-America teams for Division III women's volleyball.

August 14, 2002
Season Outlook
New Head Coach Norm Riker leads the Tigers in to the 2002 season, hoping to improve on last year's 7-7-3 record and third-place finish in the North Coast Athletic Conference. The Tigers have many question marks heading into this new era, as 12 of last year's 19 letterwinners did not return to the team, most notably All-North Coast Athletic Conference performer Emily Gersbach, who graduated last spring.

June 14, 2002
Students Experience East Asia, Share Knowledge With Others
If you'd like to learn about the culture, the people and the beauty of China, just ask one of the 31 Wittenberg University students lucky enough to experience a trip of a lifetime during an 11-day tour of East Asia. The students, most of whom are members of the men's and women's basketball teams, had the opportunity to travel the Far East as part of a $1.9 million grant from the Freeman Foundation given to Wittenberg earlier this year to support the prestigious East Asian Studies (EAS) program.

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 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.

May 1, 2002
Football Great Charlie Green Elected to College Football Hall of Fame
Forty years after his glorious three-year run as starting quarterback for the Wittenberg University Tiger football team, Charlie Green '65 will be immortalized in the College Football Hall of Fame. He becomes the fourth Wittenberg athlete/coach to be elected by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame into its South Bend, Ind. shrine, following in the footsteps of Ernie Godfrey, Bill Edwards and Dave Maurer.