2007-08 News Archive

June 3, 2008
Wittenberg Student-Athletes Participate In NCAA Leadership Conference
Volleyball standout Erin Slattery, class of 2010 from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and men's lacrosse standout Jeff Capella, class of 2010 from Columbus, Ohio, did some serious work in one of the least serious places in the world.

May 19, 2008
Twenty-Eight Student-Athletes Claim Spring Sport All-Conference Awards
A solid 2008 spring sports season has reaped individual rewards for 28 Wittenberg University athletes who were selected to All-North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) teams over the last two weeks.

April 12, 2008
Fraternity Hosts Bone Marrow Awareness Event In Honor Of Alumnus
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — To identify a possible bone marrow donor, all it takes is a swab on the cheek by a trained professional. For Mark LaForce, Wittenberg University class of 1975, this simple act may mean the difference between life and death for his teenage son, Blake.

March 4, 2008
Sarah Jurewicz Named Permanent Women's Basketball Head Coach
Sarah Jurewicz, class of 1998, led an injury-riddled Wittenberg women's basketball team to a share of second place in the NCAC regular season and runner-up honors in the NCAC Tournament in 2007-08. Jurewicz can now make plans for even bigger and better things as the team's permanent head coach after a year in an interim capacity.

February 11, 2008
Matt Lord Selected To Play For England In 2008 U-19 World Games
Wittenberg University men's lacrosse standout Matt Lord, class of 2011 from Pickerington, Ohio, has been to England just once in his life. It was so long ago that he doesn't remember much about the trip.

November 21, 2007
Thirty-Six Student-Athletes, Coaches Earn Fall 2007 All-Conference Awards
One of the most successful fall sports seasons in Wittenberg history was capped by a tremendous haul of postseason awards from the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC).

November 2, 2007
Memory Of Beloved Coach Pam Evans Smith Honored With Arena Name
During its Oct. 19-20 meeting, the Wittenberg University Board of Directors unanimously resolved to name the arena, located inside the campus’ Health, Physical Education and Recreation Center (HPERC), in memory of Pam Evans Smith, legendary women’s head basketball coach, who passed away in June following a long battle with cancer.

September 5, 2007
Wittenberg Names Sarah Jurewicz Women's Basketball Head Coach
A member of the Wittenberg University women's basketball family is returning to her roots as Sarah Jurewicz, class of 1998 and the program's all-time leading scorer, takes the head coaching reins at her alma mater for the 2007-08 season. She replaces one of her mentors, Pam Smith, a 1982 Wittenberg graduate and the university's women's basketball head coach for 21 years who passed away in June after a long bout with cancer.

August 15, 2007
Pam Evans Smith '82 Memorial Scholarship Established To Honor Former Coach, Administrator
Former Women's Basketball Head Coach and Associate Director of Athletics Pam Smith, class of 1982, had a profound impact upon the athletes she coached and the students she taught over an illustrious Wittenberg University career that spanned more than two decades.

June 27, 2007
Women's Basketball Head Coach, Associate Director Of Athletics Pam Smith Passes Away
Wittenberg University Women’s Basketball Head Coach and Associate Director of Athletics Pam Smith, class of 1982 and architect of the most successful women’s basketball program in North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) history, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 47.

June 11, 2007
2007 Rosy's Golf Outing Proceeds To Benefit Wittenberg And ALS Association Research
Members of the Wittenberg University and greater Springfield communities will get together on Aug. 3 for the fifth annual Rosy's Golf Outing to honor the legacy of former Tiger student-athlete, coach and athletics department administrator Bob Rosencrans, class of 1958.

March 29, 2007
Former Wittenberg Football Standouts Sign With Professional Indoor Team
As it turns out, former Wittenberg University football standouts Tim Funke, class of 2007 from Indianapolis, Ind., and Tristan Murray, class of 2006 from New Carlisle, Ohio, are not done with their football careers.