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Tennis team MVC champs

Tennis team MVC champs

Drake men’s tennis team recognized for outstanding season after competing in NCAA tourney The Drake men’s tennis team wrapped-up the 2010-2011 season at the NCAA Tennis Tournament, held in May at the University of Illinois’ Khan Tennis Center. The Bulldogs were pitted against the 17th-rated Fighting Illini. “I thought we competed very well today against […]

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Schweinefus tees off in NCAA competition

Schweinefus tees off in NCAA competition

Drake University student Cody Schweinefus fired a final-round 75 at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Colorado Men’s Golf Regional held on May 21. He’s the first Drake men’s golfer to earn a spot in the regional competition since 2006.

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Making the grade

Making the grade

Drake softball pitcher earns all-American honors In May, Drake University women’s softball team pitcher Brynne Dordel received CoSIDA-Capital One Academic All-American honors, earning second team accolades and becoming Drake softball’s first Academic All-American since 2004. Dordel, of Chanhassen, Minn., graduated from the University in May with a degree in accounting. While at Drake, she maintained […]

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Setting the pace

Setting the pace

Jon DeGrave competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, earning honorable mention All-American honors. He was the first Drake men’s track and field athlete to qualify for the championships since 2000.

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Athletic Excellence

Athletic Excellence

The Drake Football team is set to play the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl against a Mexican team, the CONADEIP All-Stars, in Tanzania on May 21. That matchup — billed as the first-ever game of collegiate American-style football on African soil — sets the stage for a series of student-hosted football clinics and volunteer opportunities at local orphanages. The trip will culminate with a group summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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High achieving former Drake athletes receive Double D Awards

High achieving former Drake athletes receive Double D Awards

At half time of the January 25 Bulldog basketball game, Drake presented alumni Lisa Behlmann Cannon, BN’80, and Zach Johnson, BN’98, with the highest honor Drake Athletics bestows on its former student-athletes — the Double D Award.

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