Photo: Jason Mims, head Coach of the Omaha Mavericks, wants to be like Denver
While playing out the string of another potentially undefeated season, protecting a top 5 national seed, and preparing for the league playoffs in the Mile High City, the Denver Pioneers face a hungry foe in the UNO Mavericks. The Mavs are licking their chops as they plot to end ‘the streak’ on Senior Day in Omaha. Their coach, Jason Mims, has not been afraid to tell anyone who will listen that he wants to unseat Denver as the Summit League soccer power. Continue reading UNO Prepares for their Superbowl
Photo: Studies from the US Geologic Service will result in changes which will drastically change the University of Nebraska-Omaha landscape. This illustration, released by the University, shows an alternative use for the shortened structure.
As DU’s men’s soccer team travels to Omaha next weekend to battle the Mavs for the regular season Summit League title, it might be wise to keep an eye out for falling debris.
A newly released study calls for a major change to the UNO campus – namely, the iconic Henningson Memorial Campanile. Since its completion in 1989, the Henningson Memorial Campanile, a large tower, on the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) campus has been featured prominently in everything from commencement programs to UNO’s centennial celebration. In Omaha, the campanile, also known as the “bell tower,” is a recognized area landmark. Continue reading UNO’s Henningson Memorial Campanile Faces Seismic Changes
Men’s Hockey Sweeps Spartans
Denver hockey rolled into East Lansing Michigan and exited with a sweep. On Friday, Denver defeated the Spartans 2-1 behind Tanner Jaillet’s 19 of 20 saves along with goals from super freshman Henrik Borgstrom and sophomore Jarid Lukosevicius. On Saturday afternoon, Troy Terry scored one goal and another nearly invisible goal to lead the Pio’s to a 3-1 victory. The Pioneers have moved to 4-2 behind a four-game winning streak with one of their top scorers, Dylan Gambrell, out of the lineup with injury. Next series: At Magness Arena next weekend vs. Western Michigan.
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Homecoming weekend was a fantastic success for DU athletic teams as they went 5-0-1 along with an exhibition win in lacrosse. Continue reading DU Weekend Recap
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The undefeated 7th-ranked University of Denver men’s soccer team traveled to 9th-ranked Butler for a showdown at the Butler Bowl in Indianapolis, Indiana Monday night and emerged with a hard fought 1-0 win (as LetsGoDU predicted). Continue reading DU Men’s Soccer Wins Thriller, Extends Streak to 30 Games
The University of Denver has there homecoming scheduled for October 14th-15th. Click here to register.
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Despite a disappointing weekend for DU’s hockey team which lost to both Ohio State and Boston College in the Ice Breaker Tournament, this weekend was, overall a smashing success for Denver athletics. Volleyball and both men’s and women’s soccer came away with big victories over the past few days. Continue reading DU Weekend Recap
Their last regular season loss was October 31st, 2014. Could this incredible streak actually be hurting Jamie Frank’s team? Could a loss by the Pioneers (10-0-2) to #9 non-conference Butler (Monday, October 10th) actually be a good thing? Continue reading Regular season winning streak pressure mounting for DU Men’s Soccer
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With a 1-0 win over Eastern Illinois, Denver men’s soccer extended its regular season unbeaten streak to 28 games. Boasting a 9-0-2 record thus far in 2016, the Pioneers are maintaining their top ten status in the national rankings, currently ranked at #8. As such, the program is looking to advance further this year in hopes of winning its first national title. After going undefeated in the regular season last year and snapping its 29-match home unbeaten streak during the second round of the NCAA tournament, the team has returned with a vengeance and is determined to achieve their preseason goals.
Head Coach Jamie Franks, describes the impact losing in such a heartbreaker against Southern Methodist University last season imposed on the team and the valuable lessons the players collected. Continue reading Catching Up With DU Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jamie Franks
Riding a roller coaster never looked so good
The 8th ranked DU men’s soccer team played the game of the weekend on Saturday in a back and forth affair with IPFW. Defensive midfielder Graham Smith scored the game’s opening goal in the first half and the final goal in the 79th minute to squeak by Fort Wayne 4-3 in DU’s Summit League opener at CIBER Field. This game was called ‘sloppy’ by head coach Jamie Franks but overall, it’s tough to call and 8-0-2 record a disappointment. Continue reading DU Weekend Sports Recap