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  • Marks, Williams claim WAC Track Athlete of the Week Awards

    Marks, Williams claim WAC Track Athlete of the Week Awards

    Tuesday, March 24 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-03-25 01:44:46 GMT
    Tuesday, March 24 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-03-25 01:44:47 GMT
    Grand Canyon's Tope Williams (Women's) and LeSean Marks (Men's) have been named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) track Athletes of the Week for March 16-22, as announced by the conference office.Williams raced to a first-place finish among collegiate competitors in the 100-meter dash, crossing the line in 11.95 seconds. The freshman also took second in the 200-meter dash with her time of 24.65 seconds. Both of her times are the fastest in the WAC this season. In addition, Williams was a ...
    Grand Canyon's Tope Williams (Women's) and LeSean Marks (Men's) have been named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) track Athletes of the Week for March 16-22, as announced by the conference office.Williams raced to a first-place finish among collegiate competitors in the 100-meter dash, crossing the line in 11.95 seconds. The freshman also took second in the 200-meter dash with her time of 24.65 seconds. Both of her times are the fastest in the WAC this season. In addition, Williams was a ...
  • Smith’s six RBI Propel Lopes to series sweep

    Smith’s six RBI Propel Lopes to series sweep

    Monday, March 23 2015 1:57 AM EDT2015-03-23 05:57:01 GMT
    Monday, March 23 2015 1:57 AM EDT2015-03-23 05:57:02 GMT
    The Grand Canyon University baseball team completed its Western Athletic Conference (WAC)-opening weekend with an 11-1 seven-inning run-rule victory over North Dakota Sunday at Brazell Stadium in Phoenix, Ariz. With the win, the Antelopes complete the series sweep of UND for the second-consecutive year.GCU improves to 14-10 and 3-0 in Western Athletic Conference (WAC), while North Dakota dropped to 5-13 and 0-3 in conference play.The Lopes struck early and often, scoring three times in the fi...
    The Grand Canyon University baseball team completed its Western Athletic Conference (WAC)-opening weekend with an 11-1 seven-inning run-rule victory over North Dakota Sunday at Brazell Stadium in Phoenix, Ariz. With the win, the Antelopes complete the series sweep of UND for the second-consecutive year.GCU improves to 14-10 and 3-0 in Western Athletic Conference (WAC), while North Dakota dropped to 5-13 and 0-3 in conference play.The Lopes struck early and often, scoring three times in the fi...
  • Lopes drop weekend finale to UConn

    Lopes drop weekend finale to UConn

    Monday, March 23 2015 1:52 AM EDT2015-03-23 05:52:22 GMT
    Monday, March 23 2015 1:52 AM EDT2015-03-23 05:52:23 GMT
    The Grand Canyon University softball team (19-16) dropped its weekend finale at the Louisville Slugger Invitational in Stockton, Calif., falling to UConn (10-17), 5-3, Sunday morning at Bill Simoni Field. It was the final contest for the Antelopes on their 13-game road trip to California.Trailing 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, leadoff hitter Haley Walker blasted a three-run home run over the right field fence to trim UConn's lead to two. Walker's second home run of the seaso...
    The Grand Canyon University softball team (19-16) dropped its weekend finale at the Louisville Slugger Invitational in Stockton, Calif., falling to UConn (10-17), 5-3, Sunday morning at Bill Simoni Field. It was the final contest for the Antelopes on their 13-game road trip to California.Trailing 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, leadoff hitter Haley Walker blasted a three-run home run over the right field fence to trim UConn's lead to two. Walker's second home run of the seaso...
  • Nowlin Named WAC Pitcher of the Week

    Nowlin Named WAC Pitcher of the Week

    Monday, March 16 2015 9:34 PM EDT2015-03-17 01:34:24 GMT
    Monday, March 16 2015 9:34 PM EDT2015-03-17 01:34:26 GMT
    Grand Canyon University sophomore Taylor Nowlin has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for March 9-15, as announced by the conference office.This if the first honor of the season for Nowlin and second of her career.Nowlin was sharp in the circle over the weekend, fanning 21 and allowing just one earned run in 16.2 innings of work. The left-hander finished the weekend with a 2-1 record and posted an impressive 0.42 ERA. In her first win of the week, she had nine str...
    Grand Canyon University sophomore Taylor Nowlin has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for March 9-15, as announced by the conference office.This if the first honor of the season for Nowlin and second of her career.Nowlin was sharp in the circle over the weekend, fanning 21 and allowing just one earned run in 16.2 innings of work. The left-hander finished the weekend with a 2-1 record and posted an impressive 0.42 ERA. In her first win of the week, she had nine str...
  • Lopes use four-run fifth to defeat Loyola Marymount

    Lopes use four-run fifth to defeat Loyola Marymount

    Monday, March 16 2015 1:59 AM EDT2015-03-16 05:59:23 GMT
    Monday, March 16 2015 1:59 AM EDT2015-03-16 05:59:24 GMT
    The Grand Canyon University softball team (15-13) used a four-run fifth inning to defeat Loyola Marymount (11-19), 7-3, Sunday on the final day of play at the Capital Classic Tournament in Sacramento, Calif.Trailing 3-0 heading into the top of the fourth, the Antelopes struck for three runs to knot the game at 3-3. Jenna Coates' two-run single scored Camree Wartman and Kelsey Barak, while Nicole Newbury drew a bases-loaded walk to produce Canyon's third run.The Lopes tacked on four more in th...
    The Grand Canyon University softball team (15-13) used a four-run fifth inning to defeat Loyola Marymount (11-19), 7-3, Sunday on the final day of play at the Capital Classic Tournament in Sacramento, Calif.Trailing 3-0 heading into the top of the fourth, the Antelopes struck for three runs to knot the game at 3-3. Jenna Coates' two-run single scored Camree Wartman and Kelsey Barak, while Nicole Newbury drew a bases-loaded walk to produce Canyon's third run.The Lopes tacked on four more in th...
  • GCU's Naderer claims WAC Pitcher of the Week Honor

    GCU's Naderer claims WAC Pitcher of the Week Honor

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:12 PM EST2015-03-02 21:12:05 GMT
    Monday, March 2 2015 4:12 PM EST2015-03-02 21:12:06 GMT
    Grand Canyon University junior pitcher Andrew Naderer has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb.23-March 1, as announced by the conference office.Naderer went the distance in a 2-1 win over UW-Milwaukee on Friday, allowing just one run on three hits with nine strikeouts in a seven-inning complete game. He is 3-0 in three starts this season as the Lopes number one starter.The Lopes will welcome Kansas to Brazell Stadium for contests on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tu...
    Grand Canyon University junior pitcher Andrew Naderer has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb.23-March 1, as announced by the conference office.Naderer went the distance in a 2-1 win over UW-Milwaukee on Friday, allowing just one run on three hits with nine strikeouts in a seven-inning complete game. He is 3-0 in three starts this season as the Lopes number one starter.The Lopes will welcome Kansas to Brazell Stadium for contests on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tu...
  • GCU's Regester tagged as WAC Pitcher of the Week

    GCU's Regester tagged as WAC Pitcher of the Week

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:05 PM EST2015-03-02 21:05:18 GMT
    Monday, March 2 2015 4:05 PM EST2015-03-02 21:05:19 GMT
    Grand Canyon University junior pitcher Kailey Regester has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb.23-March 2, as announced by the conference office.Regester shined over the weekend in San Diego, picking up a pair of wins in the circle. The right-hander posted a complete-game shutout against North Dakota and combined for the shutout against San Diego. Regester did not allow a run (0.00 ERA) in 11 innings of action, striking out five, while issuing just one walk....
    Grand Canyon University junior pitcher Kailey Regester has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb.23-March 2, as announced by the conference office.Regester shined over the weekend in San Diego, picking up a pair of wins in the circle. The right-hander posted a complete-game shutout against North Dakota and combined for the shutout against San Diego. Regester did not allow a run (0.00 ERA) in 11 innings of action, striking out five, while issuing just one walk....
  • Lopes pick up pair of walk-off wins Over UW-Milwaukee

    Lopes pick up pair of walk-off wins Over UW-Milwaukee

    Saturday, February 28 2015 12:52 AM EST2015-02-28 05:52:22 GMT
    Saturday, February 28 2015 12:52 AM EST2015-02-28 05:52:22 GMT
    The Grand Canyon University baseball team (9-1) picked up a pair of thrilling walk-off wins over visiting UW-Milwaukee (3-3) Friday at Brazell Stadium in Phoenix, Ariz."I'm proud of the fact that the guys didn't get discouraged and stayed in it," said head coach Andy Stankiewicz. "The guys did a nice job of putting together some good at-bats in the seventh (game one) and the freshman (Greg Saenz) comes in and gets the squeeze down. It's exciting to see some of these young freshman take advant...
    The Grand Canyon University baseball team (9-1) picked up a pair of thrilling walk-off wins over visiting UW-Milwaukee (3-3) Friday at Brazell Stadium in Phoenix, Ariz."I'm proud of the fact that the guys didn't get discouraged and stayed in it," said head coach Andy Stankiewicz. "The guys did a nice job of putting together some good at-bats in the seventh (game one) and the freshman (Greg Saenz) comes in and gets the squeeze down. It's exciting to see some of these young freshman take advant...
  • GCU Softball picks up two wins at USD Classic

    GCU Softball picks up two wins at USD Classic

    Saturday, February 28 2015 12:49 AM EST2015-02-28 05:49:26 GMT
    Saturday, February 28 2015 12:49 AM EST2015-02-28 05:49:27 GMT
    Grand Canyon opened play with a pair of wins at the San Diego Classic I at the USD Softball Complex in San Diego, Friday.A 10-run second-inning propelled the Lopes (9-11) to a 12-4 victory over UC Davis. The game was halted after five innings due to the run-rule. In the night cap, the Lopes beat host San Diego 1-0, behind the brilliant pitching of junior Kailey Regester."I'm really proud of the girls," said GCU coach Ann Pierson. "They played extremely hard. Our bats exploded in game one and ...
    Grand Canyon opened play with a pair of wins at the San Diego Classic I at the USD Softball Complex in San Diego, Friday.A 10-run second-inning propelled the Lopes (9-11) to a 12-4 victory over UC Davis. The game was halted after five innings due to the run-rule. In the night cap, the Lopes beat host San Diego 1-0, behind the brilliant pitching of junior Kailey Regester."I'm really proud of the girls," said GCU coach Ann Pierson. "They played extremely hard. Our bats exploded in game one and ...
  • GCU offense explodes in 30-7 rout of Bradley

    GCU offense explodes in 30-7 rout of Bradley

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    Grand Canyon (3-0) wrapped up a perfect opening weekend of the 2015 season with a commanding 30-7 victory over Bradley (2-1) at Brazell Stadium Sunday in Phoenix, Ariz. The Antelopes' 30 runs is the most
    Grand Canyon (3-0) wrapped up a perfect opening weekend of the 2015 season with a commanding 30-7 victory over Bradley (2-1) at Brazell Stadium Sunday in Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Hot-shooting Grand Canyon dominates Utah Valley 83-57

    Hot-shooting Grand Canyon dominates Utah Valley 83-57

    DeWayne Russell was 8 of 16 from the floor for 19 points to lead five players in double figures as hot-shooting Grand Canyon dominated Utah Valley to take an 83-57 victory on Saturday night. De'Andre
    DeWayne Russell was 8 of 16 from the floor for 19 points to lead five players in double figures as hot-shooting Grand Canyon dominated Utah Valley to take an 83-57 victory on Saturday night.
  • GCU grabs first MIVA win at McKendree

    GCU grabs first MIVA win at McKendree

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    After dropping the first set, Grand Canyon came back to win the next three to defeat McKendree 3-1 at Statham Center in Lebanon, Ill., Friday. It was the first Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
    After dropping the first set, Grand Canyon came back to win the next three to defeat McKendree 3-1 at Statham Center in Lebanon, Ill., Friday.
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