Ashland University’s athletic department has maintained a high level of consistency over the years. That was reinforced once again on Tuesday (May 29) morning with the release of the 2017-18 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents’ Trophy (all-sports) standings. Ashland finished second in the Presidents’ Trophy race for the 13th consecutive season.
Ashland University began its fourth decade of naming Student-Athletes of the Year with the announcement on Tuesday (May 15) afternoon of the 2017-18 honorees – senior forward Andi Daugherty (women’s basketball), and senior center Dominic Giunta and senior wide receiver Matthew Wilcox (football).
Kyohei Kosaka’s American football coaching journey has taken him nearly 7,000 miles from Tokyo, Japan, to Ashland, Ohio. The next step in “Coach K’s” coaching journey will be just less than 60 miles away, as he will join the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns this summer as an unpaid assistant coach.
Ashland University junior Myles Pringle is a three-time NCAA Division II national champion. On Sunday (April 29) night, Pringle was a four-time ASHPY award winner, highlighting the third Eagle athletics awards show, presented by AU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in the Upper Convocation Center.
Fast becoming an end-of-school-year Ashland University Athletics tradition, the third annual ASHPY awards, presented by AU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will be Sunday (April 29) at 7 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
The third annual Student Athlete Academic Recognition Ice Cream Social took place on Monday (April 23) night at the Accent Room, and the event was a hit with administration, students and faculty alike.
The 2018 Ashland University spring football season came to an end on Saturday (April 21) night, as, in the annual Purple and Gold Spring Game at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field, Gold topped Purple, 12-0.
Ashland University’s football team will start its third full week of spring practices on Monday (April 9) afternoon – continuing the offseason process which will culminate in the annual Purple & Gold Spring Game on April 21 at 7 p.m. at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field.
National Signing Day is a time for college football programs to look to the future. For Ashland University’s football team, the immediate future involves the 2018 regular-season schedule, which was released on Wednesday (Feb. 7) afternoon. The 10-game slate is split between five home games and five road games, and comes on the heels of a 2017 campaign in which the Eagles finished 11-2 with a first-round NCAA Division II postseason home win and a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship. The Eagles ended the campaign ranked 10th in the final 2017 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches' Top 25 poll.
Ashland University senior center Dominic Giunta has capped a quite successful 2017 season by earning one of 12 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Awards for the fall 2017 athletic campaign, as announced by the GLIAC on Friday (Jan. 26) morning.
Ninety-six Ashland University fall student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference's 2017 fall All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Wednesday (Jan. 17) morning.
The 2017 D2Football.com All-America team was released on Friday (Jan. 5) morning, and three Ashland University players – junior defensive end James Prater Jr., senior quarterback Travis Tarnowski and senior center Dominic Giunta – have earned recognition.
Ashland University senior quarterback Travis Tarnowski has been named a finalist in the Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year category for the 18th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m. at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ashland University junior defensive end James Prater Jr. was named on Wednesday (Dec. 20) afternoon as one of the finalists for the 2017 Cliff Harris Award, presented to the top defensive player in the country representing Division II, III and NAIA colleges and universities.
As center and quarterback, Ashland University seniors Dominic Giunta and Travis Tarnowski are the two players who start every play for the Eagles’ high-powered offense. Giunta and Tarnowski continue to garner impressive offseason awards, as well. Following their selections on the first and second teams, respectively, on the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-America Football Team, Giunta and Tarnowski are first- and second-teamers, respectively, on the 2017 Associated Press Division II All-America Team.
An 11-2 record, an NCAA postseason victory and a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship all contributed to Ashland University’s football team ranking No. 10 in the final American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches’ Top 25 poll of 2017.
As announced on Wednesday (Dec. 13) morning, Ashland University senior center Dominic Giunta (first team) and senior quarterback Travis Tarnowski (second team) have earned spots on the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-America Football Team.