Category Archives: NU Athletics

Dustin Reed named All-American

Dustin Reed has made a name for himself and Newman University wrestling. Reed is the first Newman student to earn All American Honors … Continue reading Dustin Reed named All-American

Women bowlers make 11th national tournament apperance

The Newman University Women’s Bowling Team ended the season with its 11th trip to nationals in 13 seasons. The squad entered the … Continue reading Women bowlers make 11th national tournament apperance

Newman Jet Tyler Bugner drafted by Rockies

Tyler Bugner has come a long way since playing T-ball at the age of 5. In fact, you could say that Bugner, a … Continue reading Newman Jet Tyler Bugner drafted by Rockies

Triathlon program begins at Newman University

The Newman University Triathlon program is officially underway. Newman student-triathletes made their debut Sept. 18 at the CyMan Triathlon in Bondurant, Iowa. … Continue reading Triathlon program begins at Newman University

Free judo classes grow in popularity

Free judo classes, which began in September 2015 for Newman University students, are continuing this fall – and continuing to attract students, as … Continue reading Free judo classes grow in popularity

Athletics welcomes the 2016-17 year with improved facilities

Newman University has upgraded many of its athletic facilities over the past year to improve gameday experiences for players and spectators alike. Improvements made to the softball field … Continue reading Athletics welcomes the 2016-17 year with improved facilities

One for the record books

The 2015 Newman University volleyball team had a season for the record books – literally. On their way to a … Continue reading One for the record books

Wrestling Team Devotes Season To Teammate Reece Wright-Conklin

The Newman University wresting team had a challenging season, which began with the tragic death of a favorite teammate early … Continue reading Wrestling Team Devotes Season To Teammate Reece Wright-Conklin

Athletics Welcomes New Personnel

Jeff Lovgren and Heidi Coble were hired to lead the way as Newman begins its triathlon program in the fall. Coble, … Continue reading Athletics Welcomes New Personnel

Recruiting Videos a Game-Changer

Sure, YouTube is great for watching cat videos, but did you know it can also get you an athletic scholarship … Continue reading Recruiting Videos a Game-Changer

Student-athletes earn Jetspy Awards and other honors

Senior Rubi Torres was the Jetspy Awards Female Athlete of the Year. The Women’s Cross Country Team member was a … Continue reading Student-athletes earn Jetspy Awards and other honors

Events feature athletics awards, fundraising and more

Newman University student-athletes, alumni, faculty/staff members and friends showed off both their athletic and charitable muscles in recent months at … Continue reading Events feature athletics awards, fundraising and more

Newman to launch triathlon program

Newman University will soon be the first school in Kansas to have a triathlon team. Newman formally announced in September … Continue reading Newman to launch triathlon program

Newman athletics enjoys stellar year

The 2014-15 academic year was the best ever for Newman University Athletics since joining the NCAA Division II, with strong … Continue reading Newman athletics enjoys stellar year

A dozen Newman teams make great showing in post-season play

Men’s Bowling: Competed in national championships for the sixth time Women’s Bowling: Competed in national championships for the 11th consecutive … Continue reading A dozen Newman teams make great showing in post-season play

Men’s runners take heartland conference championship

The Newman University Men’s Cross Country Team placed five runners in the top 10 to win the Heartland Conference Championship, … Continue reading Men’s runners take heartland conference championship

Mark Potter nets 300th victory

Mark Potter and the Men’s Basketball Team he coaches brought plenty of excitement to Newman fans with an 86-84 victory … Continue reading Mark Potter nets 300th victory

Newman wrestling program celebrates 10 years

The Newman Wrestling Program celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an Oct. 25, 2014 celebration in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni … Continue reading Newman wrestling program celebrates 10 years

Gladiator Dash, Jet Open make for record-breaking year of fundraising

Proceeds from the 2014 Gladiator Dash and Laurie Bell Memorial 30th Annual Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament led the way … Continue reading Gladiator Dash, Jet Open make for record-breaking year of fundraising

Newman athletic programs take top GPA title again

Student-athletes in Newman University athletic programs achieved the highest GPA in the Heartland Conference for the fourth year in a … Continue reading Newman athletic programs take top GPA title again

Neidhart is 2014 top male scholar-athlete

Newman University cross-country runner Peter Neidhart was named the 2014 Heartland Conference Male Scholar-Athlete, with a GPA of 3.95 in … Continue reading Neidhart is 2014 top male scholar-athlete

Newman student-athletes own top GPA awards

Newman University student-athletes have achieved the highest GPA in the Heartland Conference six times in the past seven years. Counting … Continue reading Newman student-athletes own top GPA awards

2013 Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open raises $90,000

The 29th Annual 2013 Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament featured close to 180 golfers and raised close … Continue reading 2013 Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open raises $90,000

Newman student-athletes again earn top GPA rankings

For the sixth time in the past seven years, Newman athletic programs achieved the highest GPA in the Heartland Conference, … Continue reading Newman student-athletes again earn top GPA rankings

2013 Dash raises $69K for Newman Athletics

More than 1,300 contestants participated in the 2013 Wichita Gladiator Dash, a 5k run that raised more than $69,000 for … Continue reading 2013 Dash raises $69K for Newman Athletics

Potter named Wichita Coach of the Year

Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Potter was named the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission Coach of the Year after leading … Continue reading Potter named Wichita Coach of the Year

Murphy inducted into KSBA Hall of Fame

In May, Head Bowling Coach Billy Murphy joined his grandfather, Lowell Pigg, and such PBA professionals as Chris Barnes and … Continue reading Murphy inducted into KSBA Hall of Fame

Cross Country teams top Heartland Conference Championship

Spurred on by a motivational speech by track legend Jim Ryun, Newman runners swept the 2012 Heartland Conference Cross Country … Continue reading Cross Country teams top Heartland Conference Championship

Newman honors the Potter family with court dedication

The Newman University Athletics Department honored the service and support of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Potter and his family … Continue reading Newman honors the Potter family with court dedication

Men’s basketball makes first appearance in NCAA tournament

The Newman University Men’s Basketball Team won its first-ever berth to the Division II Men’s NCAA Tournament. The Jets finished … Continue reading Men’s basketball makes first appearance in NCAA tournament

Tim Hanson named sports information director

Tim Hanson was recently named sports information director at Newman University. Hanson comes to Newman from Fort Hays State University, … Continue reading Tim Hanson named sports information director

Fugate Gymnasium floor refurbished

Fugate Gymnasium inside O’Shaughnessy Hall is sporting a new look following a complete refurbishment of the floor. The court, which … Continue reading Fugate Gymnasium floor refurbished

Jet Open raises $80K for NU Athletics

The Laurie Bell Memorial 28th Annual Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament drew 188 golfers and scores of Jets fans – … Continue reading Jet Open raises $80K for NU Athletics

Join us for the 2013 Hall of Fame

Honoring student-athletes, coaches, administrators, advocates and patrons.

Student-athletes again earn top Heartland Conference GPA awards

For the fifth time in the past six years, Newman University athletics programs have claimed the highest average student-athlete GPA among all athletic programs in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference.

Elmquist is named sports information director at NU

Jesika Elmquist assumed the duties of Newman University sports information director in early August 2012.

Newman’s Georgia Drewes claims national bowling championship

Newman University women’s bowler Georgia Drewes overcame nervousness and the stress of competing on national television to win the National Women’s Singles Championship

Newman Athletics signs five-year apparel contract with Adidas

Newman University student-athletes are taking to the fields and courts wearing top-notch gear thanks to a five-year contract signed in June with athletic apparel company Adidas.

Women’s and men’s soccer players earn conference honors

Student-athletes from both the Women’s and Men’s Soccer Teams were honored for their performances in the fall 2011 season. For … Continue reading Women’s and men’s soccer players earn conference honors