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UIW Athletes Lead the Pack

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW Athletes Lead the Pack

By Wayne Witt Each athletic year at Incarnate Word ends with an impressive list of student-athletes who have received special recognition for their efforts both on the field, court, track, or pool and in the classroom. There is also a second list, shorter and more exclusive that adds “of the year” behind a player’s name
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Team UIW quest for the Corporate Cup

Jul 16th, 2012
Team UIW quest for the Corporate Cup

By Rick Smith ’09 MAA On a quiet Saturday morning in June, UIW was transformed into an Olympic village of sorts, with approximately 3,500 athletes from 49 companies competing in 13 events to be crowned the Corporate Cup Champion. UIW was selected by San Antonio Sports as the host location for their inaugural Corporate Cup,
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UIW Student Athlete of the Year Named

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW Student Athlete of the Year Named

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Being named Student-Athlete of the Year is not only an honor bestowed for excellence on the field, track, or court, but for paramount achievements in the classroom and among the community as well.  Student Howard Gill exemplifies these accomplishments and has been selected as the University of the Incarnate Word’s
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Raising the bar in synchronized swimming

Mar 27th, 2012
Raising the bar in synchronized swimming

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Academics and athletics stand as the core of every great university and the University of the Incarnate Word is an embodiment of these traditions. Synchronized Swimming is a unique sports program that is technically demanding and reflects these two disciplines, continually raising them to a level of excellence. UIW’s current
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UIW begins transition to Division I status

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW begins transition to Division I status

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA It’s the proverbial work in progress. In recent months, much discussion has emerged about the University of the Incarnate Word actively pursuing a transition to NCAA’s Division I status and, more specifically, seeking an invitation to join the Southland Conference. UIW currently holds membership in Division II’s Lone Star Conference.
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Former executive director of NFL Coaches Association named UIW head coach

Mar 27th, 2012
Former executive director of NFL Coaches Association named UIW head coach

By Crystale Lopez In Dec. 2011, UIW named Larry Kennan as the new head coach of the Cardinal football program. An experienced coach, Kennan has worked with all-pro quarterbacks, coached at all levels, and has a Super Bowl ring. For the last 13 years, Kennan has been executive director of the NFL Coaches Association based
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One Team One Family

Nov 29th, 2011
One Team One Family

By Andrew Festa The departure of a coach has the power to weaken even the most talented team and shut a window of opportunity before players can regain their rhythm under a new leader. The University of the Incarnate Word Men’s Soccer Team has proven to be in capable hands under the newly appointed men’s
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Double Play: Twin student-athletes pack twice the punch

Jul 21st, 2011
Double Play: Twin student-athletes pack twice the punch

By Ashley Festa No need to get your eyes checked; you’re not seeing double. UIW really does have five sets of twins competing in five sports: track and field, softball, football, and women’s soccer and basketball. These student-athletes represent a wide range of ages, interests and talents. Despite their busy schedules, we were able to
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Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

Mar 18th, 2011
Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

By Andrew Festa Progress in UIW’s men’s basketball program is evident everywhere you look at the McDermott Convocation Center. It’s visible from the upgraded locker room and weight room to the new basketball goals, once used in an NBA All-Star Game. Most notable, there’s progress on the court, and that’s saying something considering it’s tough
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Two former UIW athletes enter Hall of Fame

Nov 15th, 2010
Two former UIW athletes enter Hall of Fame

By Catherine Duncan Soccer player helps others prevent injury Since completing her years at the University of the Incarnate Word as a soccer player and undergraduate student, Christie “CP” Powell has dedicated her life to providing physical therapy and injury prevention training to athletes while continuing to pursue her own education. “I built my physical
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