McMurry University track and field team members picked up four more NCCAA qualifying marks – as well as several personal records – on the final day of the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open.
McMurry University had six of its student-athletes honored by the American Southwest Conference on it 2014 Fall Distinguished Scholar-Athlete teams.
McMurry University’s men’s basketball team found out why Tarleton State University is the No. 12-ranked team in the latest NCAA II national poll, falling by an 89-42 score on the road.
Playing minus its leading scorer and rebounder, McMurry University’s young women’s basketball team stayed close to NCAA II Tarleton State University for the bulk of the contest before falling by a 64-37 score.
NORMAN, Okla. - McMurry University head track and field coach Brad Parris saw several of his young charges hit his qualifying marks for the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) indoor championships at the University of Central Oklahoma Open. The meet was held at the University of Oklahoma’s Mosier Indoor Facility.
ARLINGTON, Texas - McMurry University women’s basketball found itself swamped at Arlington Baptist College, falling by a 109-75 score.
The American Southwest Conference recognized the 2014 Fall All-Academic honor roll, and McMurry University claimed 30 of the honors from its Fall teams.
McMurry University Director of Athletics has announced that head women’s soccer coach, Alan Riches, has stepped down from his position.
Former University of Texas and current NFL quarterback Colt McCoy, one of the most decorated athletes to ever come out of the Big Country, headlines the Class of 2015 in the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame.
McMurry University senior hurdler Tiana Alexander was named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) “Student-Athlete of the Week” for women’s track for the period ending January 18.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - McMurry’s swim teams both enjoyed top finishes at the three-day Colorado College Classic, wrapping up Sunday at the Schlessman Natatorium. In the team standings, the War Hawks were sixth in the women’s tally and fourth in the men’s.
COMMERCE, Texas - Visiting McMurry University could not counteract a fast start by Texas A&M University-Commerce in a road loss, 78-49, at the TAMUC Field House. The War Hawks fell to 6-9 on the year, while the Lions - who received votes in last week’s NCAA II national poll - improved to 13-3.
COMMERCE, Texas - McMurry University’s women’s basketball team could not hold off host Texas A&M University-Commerce, falling on the road, 68-60. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 2-16 overall, while the Lions upped their record to 8-6.
Director of Athletics, Sam Ferguson, has announced that Zack Leggett is the new head cross country and assistant track coach.
McMurry University swimmers Robyn Remschel and Kamron Salinas swept the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference “Swimmer of the Week” awards.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University’s men’s basketball team won for the third time in four outings, defeating Rhema Bible College, 83-69, at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks improved to 6-8 overall, while the Eagles fell to 5-7.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - McMurry University men's basketball senior Connor Robinson (Austin, Texas) has been named as the national "Student-Athlete of the Week" by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), it was announced today. It marks the second time this season that Robinson has earned the weekly accolade from the NCCAA (also receiving it on Nov. 25).
DENVER, Colo. - McMurry University men’s basketball had its two-game win streak snapped, falling to the University of Jamestown (N.D.), 84-68, in the Johnson and Wales Classic at the Wildcat Center. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 5-8 on the year, while the Jimmies - who received votes in last week’s NAIA poll - improved to 12-5.
DENVER, Colo. - McMurry University men’s basketball won its second-consecutive game with a 68-61 victory over Valley City State University (N.D.) in the Johnson and Wales University Tournament at the Wildcat Center. The War Hawks improved to 5-7, while the Vikings fell below the .500 line at 8-9.
McMurry University women’s basketball rode a 20 point/13 rebound game by junior forward Taylor Russell to a 62-56 home court victory over Howard Payne University at Kimbrell Arena.
Senior Connor Robinson had another monster game for McMurry University’s men’s basketball team, as it scored a 76-69 home win over Rust College (Miss.) at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s men’s basketball team gave the No.16-ranked team in the NAIA – Wayland Baptist University – all it could handle for the vast majority of Saturday’s match-up, before eventually succumbing, 92-79, at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team could not overcome Wayland Baptist University’s height advantage, suffering a 83-61 loss at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks fell to 1-15 on the year, while the Flying Queens – who received votes in the most recent NAIA national poll – improved to 5-6 overall.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team held the upper hand for the vast majority of regulation in its match-up versus the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, before falling in overtime, 66-53, at Sams Gymnasium.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - After a brief break for the Christmas holiday, the McMurry women’s basketball team resumed action on the road, suffering a 63-47 loss to perennial NCAA III power Trinity University at Sams Gymnasium.
Six McMurry University football players have been honored on the 2014 All-National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) team.
McMurry University cross country head coach David Chandler has resigned his position, to accept a similar position for NCAA Division II St. Edward’s University’s startup program.
McMurry University Director of Athletics Sam Ferguson has announced the hiring of veteran coach Chris LeFevre as the university’s new men’s head soccer coach.
McMurry University senior wide receiver Jeret Smith has been named a first team All-American for NCAA Division II by USA College Football.
McMurry University's women's basketball team took on the University of Texas -Arlington in the first of two-consecutive road games versus NCAA Division I foes, suffering a 82-25 loss at the College Park Center
McMurry men’s basketball snapped its six-game skid with an 85-83 hard-fought victory over the College of Faith at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks upped their record to 3-6 on the year, while the Warriors fell to 5-8.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University women’s basketball played Angelo State University close in the second half, but a slow start in the first period led to a 60-46 setback at Kimbrell Arena.
McMurry University senior wide receiver Jeret Smith (Abilene, Texas/Abilene H.S.) added another well-deserved honor to his collection of accolades, when he was named a second team NCAA Division II All-Super Region 4 selection by the Beyond Sports Network (BSN).
LUBBOCK, Texas - Playing minus two of its top scorers and rebounders, the McMurry University women’s basketball team had no answer for Lubbock Christian University, falling 76-45 at the Rip Griffin Center.
McMurry University men’s basketball - playing its sixth-consecutive road game to open the season - lost a 77-49 decision at Midwestern State University at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
McMurry University’s volleyball team dropped its first two matches in pool play at the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) National Championship Tournament.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Another road game versus an NCAA Division II foe spelled another setback for the McMurry women’s basketball team, dropping a 65-48 decision at Angelo State University. The War Hawks fell to 1-7 overall and the Rambelles improved to 2-5.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - McMurry University women’s basketball fell to Colorado Mesa University - the No. 16-ranked tea in NCAA Division II - by a 64-41 score in the Holiday Inn-Airport Thanksgiving Classic.
McMurry University men’s basketball senior Connor Robinson was named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national “Student-Athlete of the Week” for the period ending November 23.
McMurry University volleyball had four of its team members named to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) All-Central Region Team.
DENVER, Colo. - McMurry University women’s basketball concluded its three-game road trip to Colorado with a 77-53 loss at Regis University. The setback left the War Hawks with a 1-3 record on the young season, while the Rangers remained unbeaten (3-0).
McMurry University's Jeret Smith and Calvin Middlebrooks were both recognized on the 2014 All-Lone Star Conference football team.
McMurry Junior, Tyreace House, is 25 years of age and older than all of his teammates, but he spent time playing professional baseball before becoming a War Hawk.
ABILENE, Texas - Senior wide receiver Jeret Smith wasted little time in taking his place as McMurry University’s all-time leading receiver, but his team suffered a 41-16 setback at the hands of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The loss in the 2014 finale - and Lone Star Conference playoff game - left the War Hawks with a record of 2-8 overall, while the Javelinas improved to 2-9.
CANYON, Texas – McMurry University could not slow down the West Texas A&M offense in a 58-13 loss in the first round of the Lone Star Conference playoffs at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. The War Hawks fell to 2-7 after losing to WTAMU for the second time this season, while the Buffaloes improved to 6-4.
McMurry University's football team fell for the fifth-consecutive week, losing at Lone Star Conference leader Texas A&M-Commerce, 91-13, at Memorial Stadium.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University could not overcome five of its own miscues in falling to Lone Star Conference second-place team Tarleton State, 64-7, at Wilford Moore Stadium. The War Hawks fell to 2-5 overall and dropped to 1-5 in the LSC.
This week the War Hawks return home for the final time this season to take on Tarleton State.
PINEVILLE, Ark. – After nearly two weeks since its last match, McMurry University men's soccer was unable to shake off the rust, falling at the University of the Ozarks, 4-2.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team stayed close to Eastern New Mexico University for a half, but eventually was over powered in a 62-23 Homecoming game loss at Wilford Moore Stadium. The setback dropped the War Hawks to 2-3 overall and 1-3 in the Lone Star Conference, while the Greyhounds improved to 4-2 and 2-2 in the LSC.