2011-12 Gallaudet University Athletic News
June 15, 2012
Gallaudet ranked in final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for a second year in a row
For the second year in a row Gallaudet University is ranked in the final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, presented by National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA), as the final 2011-12 Division III standings were released.
May 31, 2012
Gallaudet University athletics places tenth in 2011-12 NEAC President's Cup standings
The Gallaudet University athletics program placed tenth out of 13 schools in the final North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) President’s Cup standings announced by NEAC Commissioner Candice Poiss Murray at the annual conference retreat at the end of May.
May 24, 2012
2012 Gallaudet University Hall of Fame Class announced
Five former student-athletes, one coach and one writer will be enshrined into the Gallaudet University Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 28, as part of Homecoming 2012. The GU Hall of Fame Class of 2012 includes...
May 11, 2012
Gallaudet student-athletes, coaches and managers graduate on Friday
The 143rd Gallaudet University commencement on Friday, May 11, celebrated hundreds of students receiving their respective degrees. In the graduating class there are 24 Bison student-athletes, coaches, team managers and student assistants that received their degrees at the Field House...
May 11, 2012
Gallaudet University Athletic Summer Camps Information
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department will host two different athletic summer camps during the month of June and July. The summer camps are run by Gallaudet’s athletic coaching staffs, which bring an abundant amount of professional and collegiate experience to each and every camp.
May 3, 2012
Gallaudet University student-athletes recognized at annual awards ceremony
The 2011-12 Gallaudet University athletics year officially came to a close on Tuesday, May 1, in the Jordan Student Academic Center Multipurpose Room as the GU athletics department held its annual awards ceremony.
April 24, 2012
Gallaudet University celebrates Thomas O. Berg, names track in his honor
It was an emotional and joyous occasion Tuesday, April 17, as Gallaudet University celebrated the legendary career of the late Thomas O. Berg, ’44, who coached the cross country and track and field programs for 30 years at Kendall Green.
April 20, 2012
William Bissell, Mariah Ransom named March Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Service (GIS) for March. Baseball sophomore William Bissell (Brewer, Maine) and women's track and field sophomore Mariah Ransom (Snellville, Ga.) were this month’s selections...
April 13, 2012
Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz elevated to NEAC Presidents' Council Chair
Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz has been appointed chair of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Presidents’ Council as announced by the conference. Dr. Hurwitz, who is the first deaf person to hold this position in NEAC history...
April 5, 2012
Announcement on Hotchkiss Field being closed during track and field practices
To ensure the safety of the Gallaudet University men’s and women’s track and field teams along with other athletic teams using Hotchkiss Field this spring, the field and track areas will be closed off from 4:45-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
March 27, 2012
Larry Curran elevated to head coach of Gallaudet swimming program
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department announced today that Larry Curran is the new head coach for the men’s and women’s swimming programs as announced by Athletic Director Michael Weinstock. Curran begins his new duties as swim coach immediately.
March 23, 2012
Cheerleading head coach applicants needed for next season
The Gallaudet University athletics department is seeking applicants to be the cheerleading head coach for the 2012-13 season. The responsibilities of the new head coach are to conduct all aspects of the program within...
March 15, 2012
Gallaudet swimming head coach Bill Snape resigns but will remain part of program in different capacity
Gallaudet University men’s and women’s swimming head coach Bill Snape has resigned from his post for personal reasons after serving eight years with the program he helped to build from the ground up to a championship level. Snape will remain on as Coordinator of Swimming Operations to help...
March 9, 2012
Repeat winners highlight February Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Service (GIS) for February. Swimming senior Brian Bennett (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and women's freshman swimmer Alexandra Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden) were this month’s selections...
March 6, 2012
Gallaudet senior Matthew Moore selected to help CREATE Tennis with USTA/DC at KDES
Gallaudet University senior Matthew Moore (Zebulon, N.C.) was recently named to the coaching staff of Capital Region Education And Tennis Experience (CREATE) Tennis, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Washington D.C. member organization.
February 28, 2012
Mikaela Hudson named full-time coach for Gallaudet's cross country, track and field programs
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department announced today that Mikaela Hudson is the new full-time head coach for the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs as announced by Director of Athletics Michael Weinstock. Hudson begins her new duties as a full-time coach immediately.
February 13, 2012
Weight Room, Fitness Suite hours of operation announced for 2012 Spring Semester
Stephon Healey, the strength and conditioning coordinator for Gallaudet University athletics has released the 2012 Spring Semester hours of operation for the weight room. For more information and a complete list of policies and procedures...
February 6, 2012
Alexandra Polivanchuk, Tony Tatum named January Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Service (GIS) for January. Men’s basketball senior Tony Tatum (Gardendale, Ala.) and women's swimming freshman Alexandra Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden) were this month’s selections...
January 9, 2012
Elena Ciccarelli, DJ Everton-Lovell named December Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Service (GIS) for December. Swimming junior DJ Everton-Lovell (Norfolk, Va.) and women's basketball freshman Elena Ciccarelli (Whitesboro, N.Y.) were this month’s selections...
December 15, 2011
Nominations now being accepted for Gallaudet University Athletic Hall of Fame
The Gallaudet University Alumni Association has officially opened the Athletic Hall of Fame nomination process for 2012 to the public and will accept nominations until May 1, 2012. An induction ceremony during Homecoming Weekend will take place in the fall if there are enough nominees put forth to the selection committee...
December 1, 2011
Brian Bennett, Kali Frowick named November Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Service (GIS) for November. Swimming senior Brian Bennet (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and volleyball freshman Kali Frowick (Norfolk, Neb.) were this month’s selections for their...
November 24, 2011
Gallaudet cheerleaders raise funds for The Fisher House to show support for the troops
At Gallaudet University’s football game on Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, the Bison cheerleaders showed their support for our nation’s veterans in a unique way. The cheerleaders wore yellow ribbons that displayed friends and family members of those who have served our country.
November 21, 2011
Advanced Conditioning Classes offered from Nov. 28-Dec. 16
Advanced Conditioning Class will be held from Nov. 28th until Dec. 16th and are free and open to Gallaudet University faculty, staff and students. Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Stephon Healey and his staff run the classes. Below is the complete schedule of classes and time. All classes will meet at the weight room at the Field House.
November 18, 2011
Bison Legacy: Ronald and Brendan Stern
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department debuts a new series titled “Gallaudet Athletics Legacy” that will spotlight legacy families that have a lineage connection to Gallaudet athletics. Our inaugural edition features Ronald and Brendan Stern.
November 8, 2011
Jean-Pierre Kanashiro, Shadoe Williamson named October Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet Athletics Department has announced the recipients for October’s Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services (GIS) and both are first time winners. Men’s soccer junior Jean-Pierre Kanashiro (Springfield, Va.) and sophomore women’s cross country runner Shadoe Williamson (Austin, Texas) were selected...
November 7, 2011
Gallaudet University Athletic News: Oct. 29-Nov. 5
If you are a Gallaudet University athletics supporter and subscribed to receive our e-mail press releases for all sports or just certain sports using an @Gallaudet.edu e-mail address you did not receive any of our e-mails from October 28 until November 7 (this afternoon).
October 24, 2011
Under Armour named official outfitter of Gallaudet University athletics
Gallaudet University and Under Armour, Inc. announced today that the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories will become the official outfitter of Gallaudet University athletics beginning this month.
October 13, 2011
Gallaudet University to begin renovation of baseball and softball fields
Gallaudet University will take another step this fall to improve its collegiate athletic facilities with the renovation of its baseball and softball fields. Construction begins this October with a projected completion for early 2012.
October 4, 2011
Jaris Alleyne and Sarah Tubert named September Bison of the Month
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department recently announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month for September and both are first-time winners. Football freshman Jaris Alleyne (Waldorf, Maryland) and volleyball freshman Sarah Tubert (Burbank, California) were selected...
September 30, 2011
Gallaudet Sports Information debuts QR code for Game Day Programs
Fans attending Gallaudet University athletic games on campus will now be able to view team rosters, schedules, statistics, bio information, etc., through their smartphones as the Sports Information Office debuts Quick Response (QR) codes.
September 26, 2011
Field House facilities upgrade enhances student-athlete experience
Student-athletes returning to campus this fall were greeted by a new state-of-the-art athletic training room and revamped facilities in the Field House, a project undertaken by the Department of Athletics.
September 23, 2011
Enhanced statistics set to launch this weekend for Gallaudet athletics
Fans of Gallaudet University athletics will find a new look and feel to team and player pages for a majority of the varsity sports offered by the Bison this weekend. The debut of PrestoSports' enhanced statistics is set to debut this weekend.
September 20, 2011
Emma Racila named Gallaudet University men's volleyball head coach
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department is proud to announce Emma Racila has been selected as the new men’s volleyball club coach as announced by Athletic Director Michael Weinstock on Tuesday. Racila currently serves as an assistant coach with the women’s volleyball varsity team.
September 2, 2011
Purchase your 2011-12 BISONpass today!
The 2011-12 BISONpass is now available to be purchased for the new season of Gallaudet University athletics. New this year is a Senior Citizen membership level. The BISONpass includes admission to all ticketed GU athletic events. Buy yours today!
August 25, 2011
Gym membership information for the 2011-12 school year
The Gallaudet University weight room/fitness suite will be closed until Monday, August 29, in preparation for the start of the new school year. If you are interested in a 2011-12 gym membership please read, plus new hours for the area.
August 18, 2011
Gallaudet University prepares to add men's volleyball as a club sport this spring
Volleyball will soon be played in the Spring semester at Gallaudet University as the athletics department prepares to add men’s volleyball as a club sport for 2012 as announced today by Director of Athletics Michael Weinstock.
August 3, 2011
Gallaudet coach Bill Snape prepares Team USA for World Deaf Swim Championships
The United States of America deaf men’s and women’s swimming teams are training for the upcoming World Deaf Swim Championships this week at Gallaudet University. The USA squad started training on August 1 and will go until Thursday, August 4, before they depart for...
August 1, 2011
Gallaudet Sports Information Director Sam Atkinson organizes 5K run/walk at CoSIDA convention, helps to raise $1,600 for St. Matthew's House
Gallaudet University Sports Information Director Sam Atkinson recently returned from Marco Island, Fla., the site of the 2011 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) convention, where he planned...
July 29, 2011
Gallaudet University restores men's and women's cross country programs, set to compete this fall
The men’s and women’s cross country programs have returned to Gallaudet University as announced by Director of Athletics Michael Weinstock. The programs will be led and coached by Mikaela Gardner, who also serves in the same capacity at GU for the men’s and women’s track and field programs.
July 29, 2011
Gallaudet University set to host the 2011 Volleyball Friendship Games
The 2011 Volleyball Friendship Games being hosted by United States of America (USA) Deaf Volleyball, a committee under USA Deaf Sports Federation, will be held July 30-August 6 at the Field House on the campus of Gallaudet University.
July 20, 2011
Former Gallaudet University coach Kevin Cook honored with NEAC Inspirational Award
The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its recipients of the sportsmanship and inspirational award winners on Wednesday and former Gallaudet University women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook was selected as one of the two inspirational award winners. The timing is bittersweet...
July 19, 2011
Gallaudet University places 34 student-athletes on the 2010-11 NEAC Scholar-Athlete list
In its first year in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) the Bison from Gallaudet University shined on and off the field of play. Gallaudet placed 34 student-athletes on the 2010-11 NEAC Scholar-Athlete list as they met the NEAC’s requirement of a grade point average of 3.4 or higher for the fall...
June 24, 2011
Gallaudet's John Davis named Admissions Liaison for Athletics Department
Gallaudet University Director of Athletics Michael Weinstock announced Friday the official promotion of John Davis to Admissions Liaison for the athletics department. Davis will also continue as Assistant Head Football Coach and Defensive Coordinator.
June 24, 2011
Gallaudet volunteers led by head athletic trainer Jon Vaughan set to arrive in Guatemala to help deaf youth
From June 25 to July 3, head athletic trainer Jon Vaughan and a small group of Gallaudet University students, alumni and employees will make a trip to Guatemala to participate in a week-long soccer camp for underprivileged deaf and hearing children.
June 17, 2011
Gallaudet University ranked in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for first time in four years
Gallaudet University made its return to the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, presented by National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA), as the final 2010-11 Division III standings were released at NACDA’s 46th Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., on Friday.
June 15, 2011
2011 Gallaudet University fall athletic schedules released
The first day of summer is next week but it is not too early to start filling your fall calendar out with Gallaudet University athletic games. The GU Athletics Department officially released the 2011 fall schedules Wednesday for its four varsity teams.