2015-16 News Archive

November 18, 2016
Tigers Rank 2nd in NCAC All-Sports Standings
The All-Sports champion earns the Dennis M. Collins All-Sports Trophy, given annually to the school that performs the best across the NCAC's 23 sports.

August 22, 2016
Wittenberg Picked as Favorites in Preseason NCAC Poll
After winning its 10th straight league title and finishing as the national runners-up in 2015, the NCAC coaches have predicted the Tigers as the favorites for the 2016 season.

July 28, 2016
Wittenberg University Announces Athletics Hall Of Honor Class of 2016
Darryl Gavin, Adam Houg, Dawn Reinhardt, Xan Smith, Jim Thrasher, Kim Woodring and Bill Martin will be inducted Oct. 7.

July 14, 2016
IMLCA Announces 2016 All-Region Teams
For the first time in Wittenberg history, a Tiger men's lacrosse player makes it onto an all-region team, as Thomas Fuss receives West Region Honorable Mention.

May 12, 2016
Trio Of Tigers Collect All-Region, All-America Awards
Maggie Smith, Jane Hopkinson-Wood and Macy Hubbard named all-region, and Hopkinson-Wood and Hubbard add All-America awards as well from WGCA.

May 11, 2016
Tigers Dominate All-Great Lakes Region Awards As Six Players Earn Recognition
Geise, Hartley, Stilwell, Brickley, Wright and Laszlo earn all-region honors, and Laszlo adds NCAA Division III All-Freshmen Team recognition as well.

May 3, 2016
Wittenberg Men's Golf Team Earns 23rd NCAA Tournament Berth
After winning a seventh straight NCAC title, the Tigers will head to Rochester, NY, for the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament May 10-13.

May 3, 2016
Wittenberg Women's Golf Team Earns Second NCAA Tournament Berth
After a 58-stroke victory in the 2016 NCAC Championship Series, the Tigers return to the NCAA Division III Tournament in hopes of improving upon last year's runner-up finish.

April 27, 2016
Corey Stump, Winston Thomas Gain Membership Into Hampshire Society
In recognition of outstanding performance on field and in classroom, Stump and Thomas are recognized by the National Football Foundation.

April 25, 2016
Tiger Golfers Pick Up NCAC Athlete Of The Week Awards
After earning medalist honors at the first Championship Series event, Jane Hopkinson-Wood and Sam Geise gain NCAC weekly recognition as well.

April 25, 2016
Garrett Brickley Named Semifinalist For Jack Nicklaus Award
Junior is among 30 NCAA Division III golfers named semifinalist for Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year award.

April 22, 2016
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Hands Out Annual Tiger Awards
Hundreds of student-athletes and coaches celebrate athletic, extracurricular and academic achievement during the 2015-16 season during 10th annual banquet.

April 19, 2016
Trio Of Tigers Earns NCAC Athlete Of The Week Awards
Chelsea Zang, Isaac Hartley and Brea Medlock are all recognized by the North Coast Athletic Conference for outstanding performance.

April 19, 2016
Jeff Roope Selected To Lead Team USA At Junior Golf World Cup In Japan
Ninth-year Tiger head coach will coach Team USA at the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup June 14-17 at Chuyko Golf Club in Toyota City, Japan.

April 13, 2016
Seidenstricker, Stump Earn NCAC Awards; 40 Tigers Inducted Into Honorary
Senior student-athletes recognized for academic achievement by league; Wittenberg inducts 40 student-athletes into Chi Alpha Sigma honorary.

April 11, 2016
Jane Hopkinson-Wood Earns NCAC Player of the Week Honors
The sophomore golfer earned the honor after posting a third place individual finish at the NCAA Division III Preview in Houston, TX.

April 6, 2016
Wittenberg University Secures Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives
Wittenberg has received approximately $3.9 million to restore its historic field house through the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program.

April 4, 2016
Members Of The Wittenberg Community Answer The Question: Why D3?
Wittenberg celebrates NCAA Division III week with testimonials from student-athletes, professors, coaches and administrators answering the question: Why D3?.

March 30, 2016
Don Henderson '54 Honored By Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association
In recognition of more than 30 years of leadership and excellence in coaching, Henderson will receive the OHSBCA's Hall of Honor award on April 22.

March 29, 2016
Quintet Of Tigers Earns NCAC Athlete Of The Week Awards
Loren Combs, Andrew Fuss, Becca Joseph, Colin Laszlo and Laike Wallace are all recognized by the North Coast Athletic Conference for outstanding performance.

March 25, 2016
12 Tigers Claim NFHCA National Academic Squad Awards
Twelve Tigers have earned National Academic Squad honors for their performance in the classroom during 2015 season, in addition to a Team Academic Award.

March 22, 2016
Tiger Track Trio Earns NCAC Athlete Of The Week Awards
Justin Fisher, Laike Wallace and Becah Delp excelled at Emory Invitational to garner league recognition.

March 18, 2016
Wittenberg Awards Dave Maurer Honorary Scholarships To Nine Students
Nine Wittenberg students have been selected to receive financial awards from the Dave Maurer Honorary Scholarship Fund during the 2016-17 academic year.

March 15, 2016
Sam Geise, Macy Hubbard, Chelsea Zang Named NCAC Players Of The Week
Golfers excel at TaylorMade-Adidas Intercollegiate, while softball standout turns in extraordinary numbers pitching and hitting during Spring Break trip.

March 15, 2016
Former Head Coach Larry Hunter To Be Inducted Into Ohio Basketball Hall Of Fame
Hunter guided the Tigers to a record of 305-76 between 1976-89, and his teams earned a national title in 1977 and a runner-up finish in 1983.

March 9, 2016
Wittenberg Men’s Basketball Named Top Program In Ohio By HERO Sports
In recognition of the Wittenberg's record-setting success, HERO Sports has compiled rankings for the state of Ohio that puts the Tigers on top.

March 9, 2016
Seven Tiger Track & Field Student-Athletes Earn All-Region Honors
Justin Fisher, Aaron Melsop, Frankie Bowsher, Becah Delp, Alaina Longshore, Brea Medlock and Samantha Mitchell are all recognized by the USTFCCCA.

March 7, 2016
Brea Medlock Qualifies For NCAA Division III Indoor Championships
Senior earns berth in national meet for second straight year in both the 60-meter dash and the 200-meter dash.

March 3, 2016
Corey Stump Earns Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Record-setting wide receiver awarded scholarship from NCAA to aid in his pursuit of a postgraduate degree.

February 22, 2016
Don McPherson, Social Justice Activist Through Sport, Set to Visit Wittenberg's Campus
For more than 27 years, Don McPherson has used the power and appeal of sport to address complex social justice issues. He has created innovative programs, supported community service providers and has provided educational seminars and lectures throughout North America

December 16, 2015
Wittenberg Awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit To Fund Projects
Ohio Development Services Agency awards millions in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits to aid in restoration of historic field house and construction of a new complex.

December 10, 2015
Q & A With Dr. Gary, featuring Madeline Kraft, Women's Swimming and Diving
Senior swimmer talks about her time as a Tiger with Athletic Director Dr. Gary Williams.

December 8, 2015
Wittenberg University Receives Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative Award
The award recognizes and promotes outstanding diversity-related projects, programs, and innovations.

December 6, 2015
Men's and Women's Track Show Well at Tiffin Alumni Open
Brea Medlock took home a first place finish in the 400 meters for the Tigers.

December 4, 2015
Wittenberg University Women’s Soccer Player Bolon Named to All-Great Lakes Region Team
The senior defender finishes her Wittenberg career with All-NCAC and All-Region honors.

December 3, 2015
Q & A With Dr. Gary, featuring Madyson Fogle, Women's Basketball
Athletic Director, Dr. Gary Williams had a chance to sit down with Madyson Fogle and talk all things Wittenberg.

December 3, 2015
Q & A with Dr. Gary, featuring Sam Geise, Men's Golf

December 2, 2015
Wittenberg University’s Stump named to 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
Stump becomes Wittenberg Football's First Academic All-American since 1995

December 2, 2015
Wittenberg University’s Field Hockey Standouts Earn 2015 All-Great Lakes Region Honors
Vanerstrom, Tickner and Murray Recognized for Superior Play in 2015

December 2, 2015
Men's Volleyball Selected Ninth in MCVL Preseason Coaches' Poll
Wittenberg Men's Volleyball is one of six new teams in the MCVL in 2016.

November 25, 2015
Wittenberg Plans New Health, Wellness & Athletics Complex
Wittenberg's outstanding academic programs, competitive athletics and diverse recreational opportunities will be enhanced by a new Health, Wellness & Athletics Complex.

November 23, 2015
Zara Tickner Selected To Participate In Pan-American Maccabi Games In Chile
Sophomore defender will compete in 13th Pan American Maccabi Games, which run from Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Santiago, Chile.

November 21, 2015
Wittenberg Women's Volleyball Takes Aim At Second National Championship
Wins over Bluffton, Heidelberg, Juniata, Clarkson and Hendrix push Tigers to the brink of first NCAA Division III Tournament title since magical 2011 run.

November 19, 2015
TIGER FIRST TAKE: Zack Jenkins '16, Wittenberg Football
Zack Jenkins '16 shares his Wittenberg experience and passion for NCAA Division III Athletics in the latest edition of Tiger First Take.

November 17, 2015
Kara Seidenstricker Named All-American For Fourth Straight Year
Breaking new ground again for Wittenberg women's volleyball, Seidenstricker picks up national recognition from the AVCA for a fourth consecutive year.

November 13, 2015
Kara Seidenstricker Earns Fourth Straight All-Great Lakes Region Award
Senior right-side hitter earns regional accolade from the American Volleyball Coaches Association for fourth year in a row.

November 12, 2015
Tigers Participate In NCAC-OAC Challenge In Support Of Capital Head Coach
Four-game, two-day event will raise funds and awareness in support of former Wittenberg men's basketball assistant coach Damon Goodwin, who was recently diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia.

November 9, 2015
Wittenberg Women's Volleyball Earns 21st NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
After sweeping through the North Coast Athletic Conference for regular season and tournament championships, the fifth-ranked Tigers will take on Bluffton in the first round.

November 6, 2015
Corey Stump Earns First-Team Academic All-District Honors
Excellence in the classroom and on the field propel senior wide receiver to district award; now to be considered for Academic All-America recognition.

November 6, 2015
Tiger Tandem Earns First-Team Academic All-District Honors
Kara Seidenstricker and Emily Kahlig earn accolades for their work on the court and in the classroom; advance to consideration for Academic All-America awards.

November 5, 2015
Paige Vanerstrom Selected To Participate In Annual Division III Senior Game
Capping tremendous career in the Red & White, senior midfielder becomes 10th Wittenberg field hockey student-athlete selected to participate in NFHCA Senior Game.

November 2, 2015
Audrey Coler, Michelle Brunswick Named NCAC Players Of The Week
Sophomore field hockey forward and junior women's soccer defender both scored key goals in leading their teams to NCAC Tournament berths last week.

October 27, 2015
Garrett Brickley, Corey Stump Claim NCAC Player Of The Week Awards
Junior golfer earns first career NCAC weekly honor, while senior wide receiver picks up his second of the season after record-breaking performance.

October 20, 2015
Kara Seidenstricker Earns NCAC Player Of The Week Honors
After earning all-tournament team honors at Calvin's Midwest Invitational, the senior right-side hitter picked up weekly league award.

October 13, 2015
TIGER FIRST TAKE: Kate Burns '16, Wittenberg Women's Soccer
Kate Burns '16 shares her Wittenberg experience and passion for NCAA Division III Athletics in our very first edition of Tiger First Take.

October 7, 2015
Trio Of Tigers Earn Weekly Awards From North Coast Athletic Conference
Maggie Smith and Mark David Wright excelled on the golf course for the Tigers, while Dustin Holmes piled up career-high 16 tackles.

October 7, 2015
Macy Hubbard Earns Second NCAC Weekly Award Of Fall Season
After earning medalist honors in Pat Clouse Invitational, junior golf standout is honored by the North Coast Athletic Conference.

September 29, 2015
Jon Osman Earns Weekly Award From North Coast Athletic Conference
After finishing fourth in the NCAA Division III Pre-Regional at Rose-Hulman, junior distance specialist named Runner of the Week.

September 28, 2015
Wittenberg Men's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
In recognition of exemplary work in the classroom by the student-athletes in the program during the 2014-15 school year, Wittenberg was honored by the NSCAA.

September 25, 2015
Wittenberg Women’s Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
After posting a stellar team grade point average during the 2014-15 school year, Wittenberg women's soccer garners its 14th academic award from the NSCAA.

September 22, 2015
Hubbard, Stump Pick Up Weekly Awards From North Coast Athletic Conference
Macy Hubbard was the medalist at DePauw's Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic, while Corey Stump tied a school record for receptions in a win over OWU.

September 22, 2015
Corey Stump Named To D3Football.com Team Of The Week
In recognition of record-setting performance in 42-21 win over Ohio Wesleyan, senior wide receiver picks up national honor.

September 11, 2015
What Does It Mean To Be A Wittenberg Tiger?
Wittenberg University student-athletes, coaches and fans are bound by a rally cry heard far and wide. Learn more about what it means to #TigerUp!

September 8, 2015
Hopkinson-Wood Opens 2015-16 Season With NCAC Athlete Of The Week Honors
After finishing second at Denison's Lynn Schweizer Invitational, Jane Hopkinson-Wood is the NCAC's first Women's Golf Athlete of the Week in the 2015-16 season.

September 1, 2015
Wittenberg University Announces Athletics Hall Of Honor Class of 2015
Ann Brokaw, Marcus Booker, Sara Hamilton, Jeremy Kaufman, Bryan Magoteaux, Bill Reid and Jim Coleman will be inducted Oct. 2.

August 21, 2015
Paris Hilliard To Lead Track And Field; Craig Penney To Focus On Cross Country
After nine years leading both programs, Craig Penney will sharpen his focus as head coach of cross country as Paris Hilliard takes the reins of the track program.

August 21, 2015
Wittenberg Women's Volleyball Opens 2015 Season Ranked No. 4 In The Nation
For the 12th straight year, Wittenberg women's volleyball will open the season ranked in the top 10 nationally, this time checking in at No. 4 after balloting by NCAA Division III coaches.

August 20, 2015
Wittenberg Announces Apparel Agreement With Kollege Town Sports
Wittenberg has entered into an apparel agreement with Kollege Town Sports to make Adidas and Under Armour exclusive providers for most of the Tigers' 24 intercollegiate teams.

August 3, 2015
So This Is D-III? Skills Employers Are Finding In Division III Athletes
Ryan Parmater is a member of Wittenberg's men's lacrosse team who has embraced both the challenges and benefits to playing and studying at a liberal arts college competing in NCAA Division III.

July 16, 2015
Tigers Ranked 17th In D3football.com Preseason Poll
After ending the 2014 season ranked No. 17 by D3football.com, Wittenberg opens the new campaign in the same spot.

June 4, 2014
Tigers Earn Preseason Accolades In Pair Of National Publications
Wittenberg checks in at No. 14 in Lindy's 2014 College Football Preview and No. 20 in The Sporting News preseason polls.

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