University of Denver athletics fans are not exactly well-known for traveling to distant venues. However, this just might be the year to hit the road to follow the Pios. Here are four great trips to watch the Denver Pioneers and enjoy the local sites and cuisine. Continue reading Four Incredible Fall DU Athletics Road Trips
Taking a brief look at the job boards and Indeed.com shows 422 Fan Experience Managers. The University of Maryland is looking for a Director of Marketing and Fan Experience. The NFL has several open roles. In Colorado, the University of Northern Colorado is looking for a Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement. But these are just a few of the hundreds of such available jobs. Continue reading DU’s Next AD Needs to Solve the Glaring Pep Band Dilemma
From 2005 to 2014, DU Athletics had a featured broadcaster, Mitch Hyder, who was best known for his radio play-by-play for the University of Denver’s men’s basketball team. A jack-of-all-trades, Hyder also did play-by-play for women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, and men’s and women’s lacrosse. The transition to a new voice has taken time but current play-by-play announcer, Tyler Maun has assumed the mantle as the voice of the Denver Pioneers.
We told you about North Dakota’s rough series sweep against Denver hockey (4-4, 0-2) in Grand Forks. The Pioneers return home this week to face Western Michigan in an important home NCHC series for Denver to hopefully regain confidence, especially on the offensive end which has sputtered to a bad 1 goal per game in their past three games. Continue reading Choppy Week Ends with Pios Going 4-3-1
Denver went 1-2-1 for Halloween weekend – a result that spooked even the hardiest of DU fans. In what was supposed to be a battle for conference titles and conference leads turned into a mixed bag of rotten caramel apples, toothbrushes, and stale Good & Plenty. It took a Halloween matinee yesterday by Denver Women’s Soccer to finally deliver a treat during the weekend homestand when they clinched their 12th conference title with a win over South Dakota State. Continue reading More Tricks than Treats for Denver Teams over Halloween Weekend
- A volleyball – soccer doubleheader at DU on Saturday. Watch DU volleyball battle for first place against Omaha at 1:00 pm at Hamilton Gym. Go to Crimson & Gold on University for a late lunch and the Campus Lounge on Evans to refuel. Go to the 7:00 pm Denver men’s soccer match against Omaha as the first place Pioneers play their conference rival.
We told you about Denver hockey team’s (4-2-0) trip out east. After two good periods, they have given up 10 goals and scored only 2 goals over the last four periods as they dropped two games to Providence College and Boston College. DU has a bye week to regroup and prepare for a road trip to North Dakota in two weeks.
Denver’s other fall teams are all fighting for regular-season titles.
Denver hockey outscored Air Force 12-1 in a two-game home-and-home sweep of Air Force, including a dominating 8-0 victory on Saturday. Denver’s top line of Carter Savoie, Cole Guttman, and Bobby Brink has racked up 26 points in 4 games, Savoie leads the NCAA points per game at 2.75. Continue reading Teams Go 7-0-1 In a Week of Impressive Performances
Denver Athletics had a terrific week, winning all seven of their matchups. Continue reading Denver Sweeps the Week, Going 7-0
Denver reeled off three wins and one loss during the lead-up to homecoming week. Continue reading Denver Goes 3-1 on the Weekend