2008-09 News Archive

July 17, 2009
Tiger Standout Katherine Hueter Reflects On European Summer Experience
For Katherine Hueter, class of 2011, the unblemished record she and her USA Athletes International, Inc. (USAAI) teammates compiled while touring the Adriatic Sea Coast of Europe was just part of the story.

June 9, 2009
Men's Lacrosse Legend Klawitter Inducted Into Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Ron Klawitter, Wittenberg University Class of 1973, will become the first Tiger men's lacrosse player to gain entry into the Ohio Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame when he is inducted at a dinner and ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Fawcett Center at The Ohio State University.

May 27, 2009
Forty-One Student-Athletes Claim Spring Sport All-Conference Awards
Wittenberg wrapped up a record-setting year with another haul of All-North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) recognitions from their spring sports. A total of 41 student-athletes earned NCAC spring postseason honors during a season in which the Tiger men's and women's tennis, men's golf and men's and women's lacrosse teams reached new heights.

March 10, 2009
Wittenberg Winter Sports Student-Athletes And Coaches Claim 29 Conference Postseason Awards
An historic 2008-09 winter sports season wrapped up for the Wittenberg University Tigers over the last two weeks as the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) awarded 29 Wittenberg student-athletes and coaches with postseason honors.

February 7, 2009
Wittenberg Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Hosts Take A Kid To The Game Day Feb. 14
The Wittenberg University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host its first-ever Take a Kid to the Game Day on Saturday, Feb. 14, part of a daylong celebration of basketball and community in Wittenberg's Pam Evans Smith Arena.

January 29, 2009
Four Attend NCAA Div. III Student-Athlete Regional Leadership Conference
Three Wittenberg University student-athletes and Men's and Women's Tennis Head Coach Justin Stuckey attended an NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Regional Leadership Conference in Chicago, Jan. 23-25.

December 1, 2008
Thirty-Four Student-Athletes Earn 2008 Fall 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.

November 1, 2008
Football Standout Brad McKinley Awarded First-Ever Dave Maurer Honorary Scholarship
After a whirlwind three-month fund-raising effort that netted more than $100,000 in contributions, the first-ever Dave Maurer Honorary Scholarship was awarded to football standout Brad McKinley, class of 2011 from Hilliard, Ohio, during a moving tribute program at Pam Evans Smith Arena in Wittenberg University's HPER Center.

November 1, 2008
Celebrating Dave Maurer
A group of friends, colleagues and former players have mobilized to form the Wittenberg Committee to Honor Dave Maurer, beloved Hall of Fame coach, director of athletics, professor and mentor to hundreds of Tigers throughout the years. After organizing the wildly successful Dave Maurer Day, which included a reunion dinner with the coach and his family, an effort continues to recognize Maurer by raising money for a scholarship fund in his honor.

September 2, 2008
Wittenberg Announces Dave Maurer Day To Celebrate Legendary Coach
It can be reasonably estimated that Dave Maurer impacted thousands of lives in his nearly 40 years as a coach, administrator and professor at Wittenberg University. In recognition of that fact, the Wittenberg Committee to Honor Dave Maurer has formed to celebrate Dave Maurer Day on Saturday, Nov. 1.

May 5, 2008
Standout Student-Athletes Presented First-Ever Awards From Pam Evans Smith '82 Memorial Scholarship
Rachel Dixon, class of 2009 from West Liberty, Ohio, chose to attend Wittenberg University for many reasons. One of the more prominent ones was to play basketball for the legendary Pam Smith.