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Track and Field Athletes Compete at NCAA DII Championships

Nine Lewis University track and field athletes competed at the NCAA Division II Championships hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo from Thursday-Saturday. Thursday, May 25 Women's 4 X 100m Relay Khristel Martindale  (Bridgetown, Barbados/) Rose Ogbuli  (Plainfield, IL/Plainfield East) Faith Wyman  (Trenton, IL/Trenton (Wesclin)) Alexandra Martinez  (Plainfield, IL/Plainfeild Central) Total Time: 45.38 Women's 100M Prelim Martindale - 11.69 Ogbuli - 11.75   Men's Long Jump Zach Olenek  (Algonquin, IL/St. Edward Central Catholic) - 7.11 Friday, May 26 Men's Triple Jump Keegan Zack  (Watseka, IL/Watseka Community) - 14.39 Saturday, May 27 Women's 100M Final Martindale - 11.51 Women's Javelin Aliza Van Den Elzen  (Hortonville, Wis./Hortonville) - 47.50 (5th place, All-American) Women's Triple Jump Alecea Cardillo  (Plainfield, IL/Plainfield North) - 12.36 Jaden Christian  (Braidwood, IL/Braidwood (Reed-Custer)) - 12.34   

Lewis Wins GLVC Commissioner’s Cup in 2022-23
The Lewis University Athletic Department has won the Great Lakes Valley Conference Commissioner's Cup for the second time in school history as announced by the league office on Tuesday (May 16). The Flyers earned the award for the 2022-23 campaign by posting the highest finish in the league's seven core  [MORE

Lewis’ Riah Rathe and Jack Speers Named USILA All-Americans
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced the 2023 Blantant Division II All-Americans along with other award winners Friday (May 26) as  Riah Rathe  (Chanhassen, MN/Chanhassen HS) and  Jack Speers  (Glenview, IL/Glenview North HS) were both named All-Americans on the Honorable  [MORE

Lewis Athletics Unveils New Look
The Lewis University Athletic Department will feature its rebranding of Lewis Athletics at the June 9 Lewis Flyer Golf Outing at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. The new, cleaner, and more innovative look will be seen on Lewis Athletics uniforms, fan gear, facilities, and more this fall.  Lewis University  [MORE

Annual Flyer Athletics Fund Golf Outing Registration is Open
The Lewis University Athletics Department will be hosting its 43rd Annual Flyer Athletics Fund Golf Outing on Friday, June 9 at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. Registrations for the event are now open. Each registration includes 18 holes of golf on Course #1 or #3, cart, lunch and drinks on the  [MORE

Higher Learning Commission Application Submitted
We have completed another important milestone on our path to merging with St. Augustine College. On Thursday, May 18, 2023 we submitted the Change of Control application to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). As outlined in their processes, HLC will now assign a review team to the merger proposal  [MORE

Dr. Adrianne Honnold Publishes Paper on Kenny G Music
Dr. Adrianne Honnold recently published a paper in the Journal of Jazz Studies entitled “Aesthetic Abjection: Kenny G From the Saxophonists’ Perspective.” The paper was part of the “Revisiting Kenny G (Colloquy)” published in the journal's most recent issue. The Journal of Jazz Studies is published  [MORE

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