2011-12 News Archive

July 26, 2012
Craig Osterbrock, Jordan Millice Earn National Academic Awards
Men's golf standouts Jordan Millice, class of 2012 from Cable, Ohio, and Craig Osterbrock, class of 2013 from Wilmington, Ohio, have capped their phenomenal 2011-12 season with recognition from Cleveland Golf/Srixon and the Golf Coaches Association of America as NCAA Division III All-America Scholars.

July 23, 2012
Two Tiger Student-Athletes Attend NCAA Career In Sports Forum
Two Wittenberg University student-athletes were among 300 participants representing schools throughout the nation and across all three NCAA divisions in attendance at the four-day NCAA Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis, Ind., June 7-10.

July 17, 2012
Reed Florence Nominated For Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Reed Florence, class of 2014 from South Charleston, Ohio, has been recognized for his fine work both on and off the field by the American Football Coaches Association. He was one of 117 student-athletes from across the country nominated for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

July 16, 2012
Wittenberg Names Laura Matthews New Softball Head Coach
Wittenberg Director of Athletics and Recreation Garnett Purnell has announced the hiring of Laura Matthews as the university's new softball head coach.

July 13, 2012
Men’s Basketball Places Eight On NABC Honors Court
Wittenberg University’s men’s basketball program placed a national-best eight student-athletes on the 2012 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court in recognition of their athletic and academic accomplishments during the 2011-12 season.

July 12, 2012
Wittenberg Women’s Golf Standouts Earn National Academic Awards
Wittenberg University’s women’s golf standouts Rachel Steiner, class of 2015 from Hamilton, Ohio, Nicole Waers, class of 2015 from Canton, Ohio, and Carolyn Wong, class of 2015 from Naperville, Ill., were recently honored by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) with All-American Scholar awards.

July 11, 2012
Women’s Team, Individuals Earn National Academic Awards
Wittenberg University’s women’s swimming and diving team recently earned a 2012 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team award, while Ward McNulty, class of 2013 from New Trier, Ill., and Sarah Wilson, class of 2014 from Centennial, Colo., have earned CSCAA Scholar All-America awards.

June 29, 2012
Wittenberg Announces Athletics Hall Of Honor Class Of 2012
Seven Wittenberg University greats will be inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Honor during 2012 Homecoming Weekend ceremonies, Oct. 5-7. Ken Bonner '89, Eddie Ford '75, Eric Horstman '89, Lamar Kilgore ‘55, Karen Larson '96, Gary Sitler '78 and Tom Weller '88 will join 194 other Wittenberg greats who have previously been inducted into the university's Athletics Hall of Honor.

June 21, 2012
Alumna Sheila Simon Named To WNBA Honorary Title IX Team
Sheila Simon broke new ground during her collegiate career as a student-athlete. Her achievements, both as an All-American high jumper and as a lawyer who has risen to the position of Lt. Governor of the state of Illinois, are being celebrated by the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) throughout the 2012 season.

June 8, 2012
Transformative Training: Student-Athletes Assist Local Special Olympians
Katie Frey made her mark at Wittenberg with a lacrosse stick in her hands. But for some very special individuals in the Springfield community, the all-conference midfielder will be remembered for her work in the HPER Center Natatorium as part of the university's Tiger GAME Plan.

June 7, 2012
Wittenberg Finishes 50th In 2011-12 National All-Sports Standings
Wittenberg University’s Department of Athletics recently completed one of its finest all-around academic years in school history, ranking 50th out of more than 440 NCAA Division III schools in the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, presented by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

June 5, 2012
Men's Golf Standout Jordan Millice Earns Academic All-America Honor
Wittenberg University men's golf standout Jordan Millice, class of 2012 from Cable, Ohio, has been recognized for the combination of his athletic and academic accomplishments with second-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division honors.

May 22, 2012
Golf Standout David Wetterich Named Second-Team All-America
By virtue of his 14th-place finish in the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, Wittenberg University men’s golf standout David Wetterich, class of 2014 from Cincinnati, Ohio, has earned second-team PING All-America honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

May 22, 2012
Marousek, Murzynski Earn IWLCA All-West Region Honors
After leading the Wittenberg University women’s lacrosse team to a school record-tying 12 wins and the first undefeated North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) regular season in program history, Alie Marousek, class of 2014 from Pittsburgh, Pa., and Francine Murzynski, class of 2014 from Mentor, Ohio, have earned Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-West Region honors.

May 21, 2012
Lacrosse Standout Jim Ferris Invited To Play In Senior All-Star Game
Jim Ferris, class of 2012 from Grand Rapids, Mich., recently became the third Wittenberg University men’s lacrosse student-athlete invited to participate in the annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/LAXWORLD Division III North-South Game in the last two years.

May 21, 2012
Victor Banjo Prepares To Compete At NCAA Outdoor Championships
Wittenberg University track and field standout Victor Banjo, class of 2014 from Sugarland, Texas, will compete in the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 24-26 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps University in Claremont, Calif., in the 100-meter and 200-meter races.

May 18, 2012
Men's Golf Standout Jordan Millice Earns Academic All-District Honor
Men's golf standout Jordan Millice has been recognized for the combination of his athletic and academic accomplishments with first-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division All-District IV honors for a second straight year.

May 16, 2012
Tigers Honored By Governor For Postseason Performance
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Two months after reaching an NCAA Tournament Elite 8 for the 10th time in program history, the Wittenberg University men's basketball team was honored by Ohio Governor John Kasich in a ceremony at his residence in Columbus.

May 16, 2012
Uecker, Osterbrock Earn GCAA All-Region Honors
After leading the Wittenberg Tigers to their third straight North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) championship and NCAA Division III Tournament appearance, Craig Osterbrock, class of 2013 from Wilmington, Ohio, and Jack Uecker, class of 2014 from Akron, Ohio, have earned PING All-Great Lakes Region honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

May 8, 2012
Men's Golf Team Earns 19th NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
For the third straight year and the 19th time in program history, the Wittenberg University men's golf team has earned the opportunity to compete in an NCAA Tournament. The Tigers, ranked No. 20 nationally, will compete for the 2012 NCAA Division III title May 15-18 at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

May 7, 2012
Softball Standout Rachel Ross Earns Academic All-District Honors
Wittenberg University softball standout Rachel Ross, class of 2014 from Westerville, Ohio, has been recognized for the combination of her athletic and academic accomplishments with first-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division All-District 7 honors.

May 4, 2012
14th Annual Wittenberg Football Golf Outing Set For June 9
For the 14th consecutive year, the Wittenberg University football program will host a golf outing to raise funds for the program. This year's event is scheduled for a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield. Lunch and registration begin at noon.

April 30, 2012
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Hosts Seventh Annual Tiger Awards
The seventh annual Tiger Awards, recognizing excellence in athletic and academic performance by Wittenberg University student-athletes during the 2011-12 school year, were handed out during a banquet on April 29.

April 20, 2012
Wittenberg Men's Lacrosse Standout Takes His Game Abroad
Over the last four years, Will Emery, class of 2012 from Columbus, Ohio, has appeared in nearly 50 games as a defenseman for the Wittenberg University men's lacrosse team.

April 17, 2012
Wittenberg University Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honors
Wittenberg University’s Department of Athletics can boast of a variety of outstanding team and individual athletic accomplishments during the 2011-12 school year, in addition to another stellar performance by Tiger student-athletes in the classroom.

April 16, 2012
Tiger Trifecta: Wittenberg Claims Third Straight Senior Bowl MVP
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The football program with the most wins in NCAA Division III history keeps breaking new ground. For the third straight year, a Tiger football standout earned MVP honors at the annual Ohio Army National Guard Senior Bowl.

April 6, 2012
Wittenberg Celebrates Inaugural NCAA Division III Week April 9-13
Wittenberg University's Department of Athletics and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host a weeklong campus celebration of the inaugural NCAA Division III Week April 9-15.

April 5, 2012
Wittenberg Softball Hosts Strike Out Cancer Event April 7
When the Wittenberg University softball team hosts North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rival Allegheny at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, the Tigers will be playing for a cause greater than a spot in the standings.

March 30, 2012
Wittenberg Tennis Teams To Host Free Youth Clinic April 12
The clinic is part of Wittenberg's innovative Tiger GAME Plan, which incorporates a commitment to community service.

March 28, 2012
Watson Named Semifinalist For National Citizenship Award
Sarah Watson, class of 2012 from Hudson, Ohio, has trained service dogs, given campus tours, maintained an exemplary grade point average and participated in community service projects on two different continents since arriving at Wittenberg University in 2008.

March 21, 2012
Tiger Basketball Standouts Selected For All-Star Classic
Wittenberg basketball standouts Clayton Black, class of 2012 from Lancaster, Ohio, and Sarah Watson, class of 2012 from Hudson, Ohio, have been selected to participate in the fourth annual Jump25.com/Ohio College All-Star Classic on Saturday, April 14, at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio.

March 13, 2012
Four Selected To Play In OhioCollegeFootball.com Senior Bowl
Four former Wittenberg University football standouts have been selected to compete for the South team in the third annual OhioCollegeFootball.com Senior Bowl at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

March 12, 2012
Clayton Black Earns First-Team All-Great Lakes Region
Wittenberg University men’s basketball standout Clayton Black, class of 2012 from Lancaster, Ohio, has earned first-team All-Great Lakes Region honors from both d3hoops.com and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

March 10, 2012
Tiger Student-Athletes Earn National Academic Awards
Nine field hockey student-athletes have been recognized for their performance in the classroom by the NFHCA. In addition, the Tiger field hockey program has earned a National Academic Team Award.

March 7, 2012
Victor Banjo To Compete At NCAA Division III Indoor Track Championships
Wittenberg track and field standout Victor Banjo, class of 2014 from Sugarland, Texas, will compete in the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 9-10 at Grinnell College (Iowa) after posting the sixth-best time in the nation during the regular season.

March 6, 2012
Women's Swimmers To Compete In NCAA Div. III Championship Meet
Wittenberg University will be represented in the 2012 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships by four swimmers competing in multiple relay events.

February 28, 2012
Wittenberg Women Earn National Academic Award
Wittenberg University's women's swimming and diving team recently earned a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team award for the fall 2012 semester after posting a sterling 3.21 cumulative team grade point average.

February 27, 2012
Tigers Selected For 2012 NCAA Division III Tournament
Wittenberg's men's basketball team has earned an at-large berth into the 2012 NCAA Division III Tournament. The Tigers, who finished the 2011-12 regular season with a 21-6 overall record, will face Birmingham-Southern College in the first round at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.

February 20, 2012
Cross Country Standout, Teams Earn Postseason Academic Awards
For the third straight year, Wittenberg cross country standout Mary Pfeifer, class of 2012 from Dublin, Ohio, has been named to the NCAA Division III United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team. In addition, both the Tiger men's and women's cross country squads earned recognition as USTFCCCA All-Academic teams for a fifth consecutive year.

February 13, 2012
Banner Day: National Champions Honored Again
Three months after the Wittenberg volleyball team made history, emotions around the team’s win were high again as the national championship banner was raised to the HPER Center rafters in the Pam Evans Smith Arena on campus, Feb. 11.

February 6, 2012
Ticket Information Released For Wittenberg-Wooster Feb. 11
The Wittenberg University Tigers and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, two of the most successful men's basketball programs in NCAA Division III history, will renew their spirited North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rivalry at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in Wittenberg's Pam Evans Smith Arena. Once again, tickets are in demand.

February 2, 2012
Women's Basketball Coach To Go Barefoot For Shoeless Children
When Wittenberg University Women's Basketball Head Coach Sarah Jurewicz walks into Pam Evans Smith Arena for a pivotal North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) game against Allegheny at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, she will be wearing a favorite pair of shoes. Just before tip-off, however, Jurewicz will remove them in an effort to raise awareness of the plight of millions of children around the world.

January 27, 2012
Service Beyond Sports: Focus On Community Work Recognized
When Wittenberg student-athlete Sarah Watson, class of 2012 from Hudson, Ohio, considers her future, her outlook is much different today than it was when she arrived at Wittenberg nearly four years ago.

January 17, 2012
Wittenberg Hosts National Girls And Women In Sports Day Feb. 4
Building upon an inspiring national theme of "Title IX at 40: In it for the Long Run," Wittenberg University's Department of Athletics will host its annual celebration of National Girls And Women In Sports Day (NGWSD) at noon Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Center Gymnasium.

January 16, 2012
Men's Basketball Celebrates 100 Years, Announces Fundraising Initiative
Dan Russ, class of 2006, vividly remembers the wave of emotion that overwhelmed him immediately following the Wittenberg men's basketball team's last-second loss to Virginia Wesleyan in the 2006 NCAA Division III Tournament championship game. He also remembers what Head Coach Bill Brown said to him next.

January 6, 2012
Wittenberg Women's Tennis Breaks Into Regional Rankings
After splitting a pair of matches and a solid showing at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Tournament during the brief 2011 fall season, the Wittenberg women's tennis team made enough of an impression upon voters in the NCAA Division III Central Region poll to crack the top 25, checking in at No. 23.

January 4, 2012
Student-Athletes Make Most Of NCAA Leadership Forum
For Kiley McCollough, Wittenberg University class of 2014 from Noblesville, Ind., three days at an NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in November provided "a huge opportunity for personal growth."

January 2, 2012
Tiger Legends Inducted Into Clark County Baseball Hall Of Fame
The Springfield/Clark County Baseball Hall of Fame will be decked out in Red & White in 2012 as the latest class of inductees includes four former Tiger standouts.

December 28, 2011
Wittenberg Soccer Standouts Earn Third-Team All-Ohio Honors
The last set of 2011 men's and women's soccer postseason awards has been handed out, with a pair of Wittenberg Tigers earning third-team NCAA Division III All-Ohio awards from the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association (OCSA).

December 27, 2011
Cross Country, Track Standout Pfeifer Races To Degree Early
Few runners could beat Wittenberg University's Mary Pfeifer, class of 2012 from Dublin, Ohio, in a cross country or track race over the last four years.

December 26, 2011
Tiger Basketball Teams Host Annual Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic Dec. 29-30
The Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams welcome an outstanding field of eight teams for the 2011 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic. The competition is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 29, and Friday, Dec. 30, at Wittenberg's Pam Evans Smith Arena in the HPER Center, with games on both days scheduled for noon, 2:15, 4:30 and 7 p.m.

December 16, 2011
Josh McKee Caps Gridiron Career With All-America Honor
Wittenberg University football standout Josh McKee, class of 2012 from New Carlisle, Ohio, has earned third-team All-America honors from d3football.com.

December 13, 2011
Volleyball Standout Kimmie Dyer Earns Academic All-America Honors
Wittenberg University volleyball standout Kimmie Dyer, class of 2012 from Copley, Ohio, has been recognized for the combination of her athletic and academic accomplishments with third-team Capital One College Division Academic All-America honors.

December 9, 2011
Wittenberg Women's Soccer Earns Team Academic Award
The Wittenberg University women's soccer team has once again been recognized for its outstanding collective work in the classroom with a 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award.

December 8, 2011
Tiger Standouts Earn OhioCollegeFootball.com Postseason Honors
The postseason honors continue to roll in for members of the Wittenberg University football team as seven scholar-athletes have earned NCAA Division III All-Ohio honors from OhioCollegeFootball.com (OCF).

December 6, 2011
Wittenberg Football Standouts Earn All-North Region Honors
Three Wittenberg University football standouts have earned All-North Region honors from d3football.com.

December 1, 2011
Swimming & Diving Raises Awareness, Funds For Cancer Research
An entry on the Wittenberg University men's and women's swimming and diving team blog puts it plainly, "It is nearly impossible to find anyone whole life has not been touched by cancer." With that in mind, team members tackled the illness the best way they know how, joining hundreds of other college, high school and club teams across the country to raise awareness and funds for cancer research as part of the sixth annual Hour of Power Relay.

November 21, 2011
Paco Labrador Named NCAA Division III National Coach Of The Year
After leading the Wittenberg Tigers to their first NCAA Division III volleyball championship, Head Coach Paco Labrador has been named 2011 National Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

November 17, 2011
Three Wittenberg Field Hockey Standouts Earn All-Region Honors
Wittenberg University field hockey standouts Elizabeth Dwyer, class of 2012 from St. Louis, Mo., Jenny Schaafsma, class of 2012 from Grand Rapids, Mich., and Kellen Morrissey, class of 2013 from Aurora, Colo., have earned 2011 All-Great Lakes Region honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA).

November 15, 2011
Tiger Volleyball Trio Earns All-America Honors
Wittenberg University volleyball standouts Katie Sumner, class of 2012 from Dublin, Ohio, Kimmie Dyer, class of 2012 from Copley, Ohio, and Christina Gilene, class of 2013 from Milford, Ohio, have earned All-America honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

November 11, 2011
Wittenberg Volleyball Standout Kimmie Dyer Earns Academic All-District Honors
Wittenberg University volleyball standout Kimmie Dyer, class of 2012 from Copley, Ohio, has been recognized for the combination of her athletic and academic accomplishments with first-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division All-District 7 honors.

November 9, 2011
SAAC Hosts Take A Kid To The Game Day Nov. 12
The Wittenberg University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host Take a Kid to the Game Day on Saturday, Nov. 12.

November 9, 2011
Three Wittenberg Volleyball Standouts Earn All-Region Honors
Wittenberg University volleyball standouts Katie Sumner, class of 2012 from Dublin, Ohio, Kimmie Dyer, class of 2012 from Copley, Ohio, and Christina Gilene, class of 2013 from Milford, Ohio, have earned All-Great Lakes Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

November 7, 2011
Tigers Earn 17th NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The fifth-ranked Wittenberg Tigers have been selected to compete in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the 16th consecutive year and the 17th time in school history. The Tigers open their quest for a first national title against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Calvin College.

November 3, 2011
Dwyer Selected For Annual Division III Field Hockey Senior Game
Wittenberg University field hockey standout Elizabeth Dwyer, class of 2012 from St. Louis, Mo., has been selected to participate in the prestigious National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Senior Game scheduled for 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, on the campus of Nichols College in Dudley, Mass.

October 26, 2011
Wittenberg Men's Basketball Ranked In National Preseason Polls
The Wittenberg University men's basketball team, which returns four starters from last year's 20-9 team, once again has experts believing it has the talent to make a run at a national championship. The Tigers are ranked 21st by DIIINews and 11th by d3hoops.com in preseason NCAA Division III polls released recently.

October 20, 2011
Wittenberg Football To Air On Dayton Television Station WWRD
Wittenberg University football fans throughout the Miami Valley will have the opportunity to watch the last two home games of the 2011 season on tape delay on WWRD-TV 32, starting with a re-broadcast of Saturday's Homecoming showdown against Carnegie Mellon at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.

October 4, 2011
Wittenberg Hosts First-Ever Tiger Triathlon During Homecoming Weekend
The traditional Wittenberg Homecoming Weekend in 2011 includes a unique new fundraising event that also promotes fitness when the campus community comes together for the first-ever Tiger Triathlon, sponsored by Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

September 27, 2011
Wittenberg Field Hockey Announces Fundraising Opportunity
The Wittenberg University field hockey program traces a proud history all the way back to the 1930s. In recent years, the Tigers have been among the most consistent winners in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region, going nearly 30 years without a losing record and winning 10 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) titles, more than any other member institution.

September 15, 2011
Tiger Volleyball Hosts Key Tournament Motivated By Courageous Teammates
Every time the Wittenberg University volleyball team takes the court in 2011, team members have twice as much motivation as usual. They are playing for two teammates who ache to be engaged in the competition with them, but who have been sidelined by eerily similar circumstances.

September 14, 2011
Cross Country Teams Host 2011 Invitational Meet Sept. 17
The Wittenberg University men's and women's cross country teams continue the 2011 season by hosting the Pre-NCAC Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 17, at John Bryan State Park in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

September 8, 2011
Wittenberg University Men's Soccer Hosts Annual Invitational Tournament
The Wittenberg University men's soccer team kicks off the home portion of its 2011 season as Head Coach Steve Dawson welcomes three outstanding teams to Edwards-Maurer Field for the annual Wittenberg Invitational Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11.

September 4, 2011
Wittenberg Football Becomes First Division III Program To Reach 700 All-Time Victories
The Wittenberg University football team opened the 2011 season with a landmark win, becoming the first NCAA Division III program to reach the 700-win plateau with a 45-28 victory over visiting Capital University.

September 2, 2011
Tiger Sports Network Partners With WIZE 1340-AM For 2011 Football Season
For the first time since 2003, Wittenberg University football can be heard locally on the AM radio dial. Wittenberg has entered into a partnership with WIZE 1340-AM to extend the Tiger Sports Network onto local commercial radio airwaves during the 2011 football season.

September 1, 2011
Wittenberg Volleyball Welcomes Strong Field For Annual National Invitational
The Wittenberg University volleyball team, ranked fifth in the 2011 preseason American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) NCAA Division III poll, welcomes some of the top teams in the nation for the annual Wittenberg National Invitational Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3.

August 18, 2011
Wittenberg Volleyball Opens 2011 Season Ranked No. 5 In The Nation
In search of a 17th straight NCAA Division III Tournament berth and hungrier than ever for the first national championship in program history, the Wittenberg volleyball team will open the 2011 season ranked No. 5 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) preseason poll.

August 5, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Standouts Excel Against European Competition
Just a few short weeks after playing key roles in the best Wittenberg women's lacrosse season in nearly a decade, a pair of Tiger standouts took their talents overseas to play for select teams organized by USA Athletes International.

July 30, 2011
Legendary Coach, Administrator And Professor Dave Maurer Passes Away
Known to so many Wittenberg University alumni simply as "Coach," legendary coach, administrator and professor Dave Maurer passed away Saturday, July 30, at the age of 79.

July 21, 2011
Beth Hemminger Selected As New Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
Wittenberg Director of Athletics and Recreation Garnett Purnell has announced the hiring of Beth Hemminger as the university's new women's lacrosse head coach. Hemminger replaces Nichole Johnson, who resigned in May and has since accepted the same position at Savannah College of Art & Design.

July 13, 2011
Kwame Lloyd Selected As New Wittenberg Women's Soccer Head Coach
Wittenberg Director of Athletics and Recreation Garnett Purnell has announced the hiring of Kwame Lloyd as the university's new women's soccer head coach. Lloyd replaces Norm Riker, who resigned in May to take the same position at Connecticut College.

June 22, 2011
Golf Standouts Excel In Cincinnati Metro Women's Amateur Championship
After the finest season in the relatively brief history of the Wittenberg University women's golf program, a trio of scholar athletes continued their strong play by performing well in the 2011 Cincinnati Metropolitan Women's Amateur Championship.

June 20, 2011
Football Team, Scholar Athletes Earn Mention In National Preseason Publications
The Wittenberg University football team, which returns nine starters from last year's 10-1 team, once again has experts believing it has the talent to make a run at a national championship. The publishers of Lindy's 2011 College Football Preview ranked the Tigers 14th in their NCAA Division III preseason poll, while publishers of The Sporting News ranked the Tigers eighth in their NCAA Division III preseason poll.

June 17, 2011
Men's Basketball Team To Prep For 2011-12 Season With Trip To Canada
Following a similar plan as NCAA Division I powerhouse programs Ohio State and Kentucky, Wittenberg University's men's basketball program will participate in a preseason training trip to Canada to prepare for the 2011-12 season. The Tigers are scheduled to play four games between Oct. 15-18 in four different Ontario cities.

June 15, 2011
Dawson Leads Club Soccer Teams To State Titles, Regional Tourney Berths
What little "spare" time Wittenberg University Men's Soccer Head Coach Steve Dawson had this summer vanished recently when three youth club teams he coaches qualified for the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) Region II Championships June 24-29 in Fox Cities, Wisc.