Champions in the Classroom

Organizational Highlights:

  • Blacktop court - New basketball court in the O'rena
  • #WearTheBear
  • Black & Gold Awards at the Fox Theatre

Athletics Highlights:

  • Inaugural Metro Series champions vs. University of Detroit-Mercy
  • 15 conference championships since joining the Horizon League, including eight in 2015-16 in Men's and Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Men's Soccer, Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving, Women's Indoor Track and Field, and Women's Golf
  • Back-to-back winners of the Horizon League McCafferty Trophy (All-Sports trophy) in just second & third years of being in the Horizon League (2014-15, 2015-16)
  • Back-to-back Horizon League Men's & Women's All-Sports Trophy recipients
  • Back-to-back Metro Series champions vs. University of Detroit-Mercy
  • Fifteen conference championships since joining the Horizon League, including eight in 2015-16 with Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving, Women's Indoor Track & Field, and Women's Golf
  • Student-athletes completed over 3,000 hours of community service

Academic Highlights

  • 250 student-athletes tabbed Horizon League Honor Roll in 2015-16
  • Three student-athletes have been awarded the Horizon League Post-Graduate Scholarship honor over the last three years
  • 42 student-athletes in 2015-16 were named to Academic All-League teams, the most in the Horizon League
  • 80 precent student-athlete graduation success rate
  • 3.2 average student-athlete GPA
  • Five perfect 4.00 GPA's
  • 217 student-athletes above 3.00 GPA
  • Horizon League leaders in Honor Roll selections for six semesters and counting (every semester in HL thus far)
  • 16 of 18 varsity sports have a 3.0 team GPA Community Highlights

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