The Golden State Athletic Conference Board of Directors announced today that William Jessup University will become the league's ninth member beginning with the 2014-15 season as announced by Dr. Paul Ague, Chair of the GSAC Council of Presidents.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced the 28 winners of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award (ADOY) on Tuesday, June 11th. The award spans seven divisions (NCAA FBS, FCS; Division I-AAA, II, III, NAIA/Other Four-Year Institutions and Junior College/Community Colleges). Vanguard's Athletic Director, Bob Wilson, was chosen as one of the AD's of the Year at the NAIA/Other Four-Year Institution level. This marks the second time that Wilson has received the NACDA honor. The award was previously bestowed on Wilson in 2001-02.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Vanguard track and field is pleased to announce that Kiana Davis will join the Lions in the fall of 2013. Davis, a native of Washington, boasts a personal record of 5'7 ½ in the high jump, a mark which led her state in 2013.
MARION, Ind. - Senior Kimberly Kent earned her second NAIA All-America honor on Saturday at the 2013 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, finishing eighth in the women's marathon with a personal best time of 3:01:42. Kent previously finished fifth in the marathon at the 2012 NAIA outdoor meet (3:04:30).
MARION, Ind. - Senior Megan Williams (Fort Worth, Texas) finished ninth in her semi-final heat of the women's 1500 meter run in a time of 4:52.56 on Thursday at the 2013 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, but was unable to advance to Saturday's final.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Press Book – PDF) (Live Video) The 62nd annual men's and 33rd annual women's NAIA Outdoor Track and Field national Championships are set to take place in Marion, Ind., from May 23 – 25. Indiana Wesleyan University will host the 2013 national championships for the fourth-straight year. The city becomes the fifth different in championships history to host this event for four-or-more consecutive years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 NAIA Men's Tennis All-Americans. Players were selected by the All-America committee. The list of honorees includes 16 student-athletes on each of the first and second teams, plus 16 honorable mentions.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 NAIA Women's Tennis All-Americans. Players were selected by the All-America committee. The list of honorees includes 16 student-athletes on each of the first and second teams, plus 16 honorable mentions.
MOBILE, Ala. – Second-seeded Auburn Montgomery (21-4) handed third-seeded Vanguard (24-1) its first loss of the season on Friday in the NAIA National Championship semi-final. Despite the earlier than expected departure from the tournament, the 2013 men's tennis team matches VU's highest ever finish at nationals (third place) and boasts the winningest record in the history of the program. They are also the only team to have gone undefeated during the regular season.
MOBILE, Ala. - No. 3 Vanguard faced a worthy, albeit understaffed, opponent in sixth-ranked Xavier (La.) (15-8) in the 2013 NAIA Men's Tennis National Championship quarterfinal on Thursday afternoon at the Mobile Tennis Center. The Lions bested the Gold Nuggets 5-2 despite dropping two doubles' points early. With the win, VU adds another tally to its perfect 24-0 slate and maintains bragging rights as the nation's lone unbeaten team.