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Women’s soccer team advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

Women’s soccer team advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

The University of Denver women’s soccer team got a goal in the first half and two more in the second to upend Colorado College 3-1 in the NCAA Tournament First Round on Saturday afternoon at CIBER Field at the University of Denver Soccer Stadium. DU’s victory is the Pioneers second […]

DU names Kerry Cremeans new women’s basketball head coach

DU names Kerry Cremeans new women’s basketball head coach

It’s finally safe for Kerry Cremeans to wear crimson. Cremeans, the new head coach of the University of Denver women’s basketball team, told reporters at a press conference Wednesday that at her previous job — associate head coach at Auburn University in Alabama — the shade was forbidden due to […]

Freshman goalie in the spotlight at all-star lacrosse match-up

Freshman goalie in the spotlight at all-star lacrosse match-up

When Ryan LaPlante got the call, the bright lights of the big stage could not have been farther away. As a freshman goalie for the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team, LaPlante was very nearly redshirted this year, and he was not on the traveling squad when the Pioneers hit […]

Game of the week: Men’s lacrosse vs. Hobart

The No. 10-ranked University of Denver men’s lacrosse team begins its three-game home stand by welcoming ECAC foe Hobart to Peter Barton Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Pioneers will look to stay perfect in their series with the Statesmen, as DU holds a 3–0 record all-time record against Hobart. The Crimson and […]

Game of the Week: Women’s lacrosse at George Washington

Game of the Week: Women’s lacrosse at George Washington

Following a pair of games this week in Berkeley, Calif., the Denver women’s lacrosse team returns home for a meeting against George Washington at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Pioneers are 3–1 against the Colonials, winning the past three games. The Pioneers are on a three-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents […]

Game of the week: Gymnastics final meet

Game of the week: Gymnastics final meet

The No. 17-ranked DU gymnastics team wraps up the regular season at 6 p.m. Saturday, when it hosts No. 19 Minnesota, No. 25 Arizona State and Iowa in Magness Arena. The meet will be streamed live on Pioneer Vision. The Pioneers are coming off the sixth-best score in school history, […]

Far from Ireland, golfer Sarah Faller gets into the swing of things at DU

Far from Ireland, golfer Sarah Faller gets into the swing of things at DU

Sarah Faller always remained steadfast in her goal to play collegiate golf in the United States. Landing at the University of Denver, however, probably was a long shot, given a couple of Faller’s initial impressions of the Mile High City. A native of Galway, Ireland, a historic locale on the […]

Sidelined by cancer, lacrosse player makes delayed DU debut

Sidelined by cancer, lacrosse player makes delayed DU debut

Drew Babb is champing at the bit to return his life to a state of normalcy. So far, his lacrosse career at the University of Denver could best be described as one big pain in the neck. And unfortunately, it was far from a laughing matter. After defeating Hodgkin’s lymphoma […]

Substitute hockey goalie shines in the spotlight

Substitute hockey goalie shines in the spotlight

The journey across the ocean Juho Olkinuora made last summer en route to the University of Denver does not begin to compare to his odyssey since joining the Pioneers hockey program. In just a few whirlwind months, Olkinuora, a freshman goaltender from Finland, has evolved from a last-minute insurance policy […]

Saturday’s ESPN broadcast a mark of progress for men’s basketball team

The atmosphere will be a little different — a little more intense, regardless of what University of Denver men’s basketball coach Joe Scott preaches. The unyielding glare from the added glut of cameras will be difficult to miss. As will the familiar faces of the talking heads who will be […]