AUSTIN, Texas – McMurry University pushed St. Edward’s University – the nation’s No. 7-ranked team in NCAA Division II – to the brink, before finally falling, 3-2, in 11 innings at Lucian-Hamilton Stadium. The War Hawks finished the regular season 23-26 overall, 13-16 in the Heartland Conference, and will next play in the National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region championships beginning next Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University junior women's pole vault specialist Mariah Steinbock (Sudan, Texas) has been elected to the 2014 Lone Star Conference All-Academic Team for women's outdoor track and field, it was announced by the league. Overall, 22 men and women were selected to the LSC All-Academic teams.
ABILENE, Texas – It took some late inning fireworks, but McMurry University’s baseball team pulled out a 7-6, non-conference victory over Cameron University at Walt Driggers Field. The win improved the War Hawks to 22-24 overall, while the Aggies fell to 17-27 in 2014.
ABILENE, Texas – Joel DePorte made is last home for McMurry University’s baseball team a memorable one on “Senior Day.” The Fremont, California native threw his team-leading fifth complete game as the War Hawks (21-24, 12-14 HC) salvaged the series finale versus the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (23-22, 13-14 HC), 2-1.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University closed out the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region Championship Tournament (NCCAA) – as well as its own season – with a 5-3 loss to Southern Nazarene University at the Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center. The War Hawks (8-15) finished third in the NCCAA tourney.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University athletes earned a total of three Player of the Week honors from the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for the period ending April 20, it was announced by the national office.
ABILENE, Texas – A two-run home run by Ben Douglas in the fourth and a five-run outburst in the sixth inning propelled McMurry University to a 7-4 non-conference win over NCAA Division I foe Abilene Christian University, in a cross-town battle at Crutcher Scott Field. The win by the War Hawks (20-22) was their first-ever in eight tries against the Wildcats (14-23).
The ACU Wildcats, who appear to be turning the corner after picking up a series win over Stephen F. Austin this past weekend.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons closed out its 2014 men’s tennis regular season with a 7-2 home loss to McMurry on Saturday morning at the Streich Tennis Center.
McMurry's Paul Davis had an LSC best effort of 61-2.25 to place second (to Texas Tech’s Kole Weldon by two inches) in the shot put at the ACU Invitational.
McMurry University junior men’s tennis player Casjen Rico has been selected as the Heartland Conference “Player of the Week,” it was announced by the league office.
ODESSA, Texas – McMurry University’s baseball team received two outstanding pitching efforts by Lanny Zier and Joel DePorte, leading a Heartland Conference doubleheader sweep of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin at Roden Field. The War Hawks (18-21, 11-11 HC) topped the Falcons (17-21, 8-12 HC) by scores of 8-1 and 5-1.
The women from the T.I.P. social club at McMurry came to give us a sneak peek of what to expect at their annual Sing Song event.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University interim head coach Kendall Roberson has released the 2014 football schedule for the War Hawks. The 10-game slate will include one non-conference game, seven regular season Lone Star Conference (LSC) contests and two LSC post-season playoff games.
McMurry University freshman women’s tennis player Chloe Patterson (Spring, Texas) and sophomore woman’s track and field thrower LaNissa Burns (Austin, Texas) have been named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) “Player of the Week” in their respective sports for the period ending April 6, it was announced today by the NCCAA national office.
SAN ANGELO, Texas – McMurry University earned a split with the NCAA Division II South Central Region’s No. 7-ranked team – Angelo State University – winning the first game, 3-2, before seeing its rally come up short in the nightcap, 6-4, in the non-league doubleheader.
T.I.P Social Club Presents Sing Song at McMurry University
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University baseball utilized a late inning rally in Game One and an dominating pitching performance by senior Joel DePorte in the nightcap, to earn a Heartland Conference doubleheader sweep of Texas A&M International University at Walt Driggers Field. The War Hawks (15-19, 9-10 HC) won by scores of 6-5 and 3-1 over the Dustdevils (12-23, 4-13 HC).
McMurry head football coach Mason Miller is leaving the university after one season as leader of the War Hawks.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – In the rubber game of the series, McMurry University dropped a 4-2 decision versus No. 7 regionally-ranked Oklahoma Christian University at Dobson Field.
McMurry University’s baseball team received another round of excellent pitching in a non-conference doubleheader sweep over Arlington Baptist College, 3-2 and 4-0, at Walt Driggers Field. The pair of wins upped the War Hawks record to 12-17 overall.
McMurry University junior Casjen Rico has been voted the Heartland Conference men’s tennis “Player of the Week.”
McMurry University has named Sam Ferguson of Averett University in Danville, Virginia, as the school’s new athletic director. He will begin his duties on May 1.
ABILENE, Texas – For the third time in two days, McMurry University and nationally-ranked Lubbock Christian University played a one-run ball game, with McM coming out on the short end of a 4-3 score in the Heartland Conference series’ rubber game at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University handed Heartland Conference leader Lubbock Christian University just its second league loss of the year, splitting a doubleheader with a 3-2 win in the first game and a 3-2 loss in the second. The War Hawks (10-16, 6-7 HC) win snapped an eight-game winning streak by the Chaps (18-7, 11-2 HC).
A late flurry of runs by visiting Southeastern Oklahoma State University doomed McMurry University in the rubber game of the non-conference series between the teams, 10-2, at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University split a non-conference baseball doubleheader with Southeastern Oklahoma State University, winning the opener, 7-3, before dropping the nightcap, 22-10, at Walt Driggers Field.
CLAREMORE, Okla. – McMurry University bounced back in the rubber game of the Heartland Conference series versus Rogers State University, winning the finale, 5-4, at the Diamond Sports Complex. The War Hawks (8-13, 5-6 HC) took two-of-three versus the Hillcats (12-9, 5-7 HC).
RICHARDSON, Texas --- McMurry University will be returning to its NCAA Division III athletics roots, as American Southwest Conference (ASC) officials announced today the forthcoming return of the War Hawks’ athletics program to the league. McM was one of the eight founding member of the ASC in May 1996.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University senior lefthander Trevor Daggon got his first start of the season on Tuesday and responded with a complete-game victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 12-1, at Walt Driggers Field. The victory – which was shortened due to the 10-run “mercy rule” - upped the War Hawks’ record to 6-12 overall.
POTTSBORO, Texas – The McMurry women’s golf team continued its strong showing at the Texoma Chevy Dealers Lions Invitational, finishing tied for sixth place out of 14 teams. The event was hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce at the par-72, 5,986-yard Tanglewood Resort Golf Course.
POTTSBORO, Texas – After Day 1 of the Texoma Chevy Dealers Lions Invitational, the McMurry University women’s golf team finds itself tied for fifth place out of 14 teams, shooting a team aggregate of 339 for the first 18 holes. The event is hostd by Texas A&M University-Commerce.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University’s women’s tennis team ran into a buzzsaw versus NCAA Division I Cleveland State University, falling 9-0 in a non-conference match at the Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center.
ABILENE, Texas – For the third-straight game, McMurry University’s baseball team dropped a close decision to St. Mary’s University – ranked No. 3 in the nation for NCAA II – falling by a 7-5 score at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s baseball team battled St. Mary’s University - the nation’s No.3-ranked team in NCAA Division II - hard, but came up on the sort end in both games of a Heartland Conference doubleheader, 5-2 and 1-0, at Walt Driggers Field. The two teams conclude the three-game series on Friday at 1 p.m.
WACO, Texas – The Heartland Conference has recognized McMurry University basketball players Keshia Collins (Midland, TX) and Alfred Perez (Spring, TX) – both seniors - among its 2013-14 post-season award winners announced today. Collins was named second team all-Heartland for women’s hoops, while Perez was an honorable mention for men basketball.
McMurry University junior women’s pole vault specialist Mariah Steinbock has been elected to the 2014 Lone Star Conference All-Academic Team for women’s indoor track and field, it was announced by the league. Overall, 25 men and women were selected to the LSC All-Academic teams.
McMurry University was saddened to learn of the passing of longtime friend and family member Neel Lemond last evening. He was affectionately known as "Coach Neel" to generations of McM students, staff and faculty because of his long relationship with the school.
ODESSA, Texas – McMurry University’s men’s basketball team closed the curtain on the 2013-14 season with an overtime win at the University of Texas-Permian Basin, 95-94, at the Falcon Dome.
ODESSA, Texas – Senior Keshia Collins had a career-high 31 points in her final game for McMurry University women’s basketball team, but it was not enough to keep her team from a 70-57 Heartland Conference loss at University of Texas-Permian Basin at the Falcon Dome.
GOODWELL, Okla. – The bats were out in full force on Friday afternoon, as the McMurry University baseball team swept Oklahoma Panhandle State University in a Heartland Conference doubleheader, 9-0 and 13-3, at Aggie Field.
ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University men’s basketball team suffered another hard-luck defeat, this time versus Heartland Conference co-leader Texas A&M International University, 83-79, at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – Playing in their final home game, McMurry University senior women’s basketball players Keshia Collins and Tory Salazar put on a show in their final game before the home crowd, only to see their team fall short versus Texas A&M International University, 86-59.
McMurry University’s women’s basketball team will play its final home contests of the 2013-14 season this week, when it hosts St. Mary’s University on Thursday (Feb. 20/5:30 p.m.) and Texas A&M International University on Saturday (Feb. 22/1 p.m.) at Kimbrell Arena.
McMurry University junior Tiana Alexander (Killeen, Texas /Ellison H.S.) was named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) female track “Athlete of the Week” for the period ending February 16.
ABILENE, Texas – West Texas A&M University pounded out 21 hits and scored 15 combined runs and swept a Saturday afternoon doubleheader over McMurry University at Walt Driggers Field.
AUSTIN, Texas – Alfred Perez scored a game high 20 points and hauled in seven rebounds as McMurry University dashed past St. Edward’s University, 68-65, in Heartland Conference action Saturday afternoon.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – McMurry’s Tiana Alexander won the women’s 60-meter hurdles and Paul Davis won the men’s shot put to highlight the War Hawks’ day at the Air Force Collegiate Invitational indoor track meet.
AUSTIN, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team closed out its four-game road swing on Saturday afternoon, falling at St. Edward’s University, 67-52, at the Recreation and Convocation Center.
EDMUND, Okla. – A slow start doomed the McMurry women’s basketball team, 75-42, at Oklahoma Christian University. It was the War Hawks’ third-consecutive road game in a five-day span.