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Profancik Three-peats as SLIAC Player of the Year

April 22, 2009

O’FALLON, Mo. – For the third consecutive year, Maryville University’s Nick Profancik is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Men’s Player of the Year with a 52-hole score of 222 (73-76-73). Through his individual effort, he also helped the Saints win the team title at the 2009 SLIAC Championships held at The Falls Golf […]

Director of Athletics Pens Story of Personal Triumph

Tony Duckworth, Director of Athletics

March 9, 2009

A childhood accident forced Tony Duckworth to revamp his basketball shot, rework his baseball swing, and develop a new golf grip. However, the toughest—and most rewarding—challenge of all has been maintaining a winning attitude. Duckworth, director of athletics at Maryville University, reflects on the traumatic hand injury that changed his life in a chapter of […]

Saints Headed to NCAA Tournament

March 2, 2009

ST. LOUIS- The Maryville University women’s basketball team (22-5 overall) will face the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (22-3) at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6, in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Tournament. The tournament will be held at Stevens Point. In the Feb. 24 Top 25 poll, the Pointers were ranked […]

Maryville Joins GLVC Athletic Conference

October 9, 2008

Great Lakes Valley Conference Presidents voted on October 7, 2008, to accept the Faculty Athletics Representatives’ unanimous recommendation that Maryville University be admitted into the conference. Maryville will become a voting member on November 1, 2008, and will begin GLVC competition during fall 2009. “The Great Lakes Valley Conference is pleased to welcome Maryville University […]

Maryville University Athletics Reclassifying to NCAA Division II

July 24, 2008

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University has been granted permission by the NCAA to begin the reclassification process for its 13 intercollegiate teams from Division III to Division II effective September 1, 2008. NCAA Division II Membership Services confirmed July 23, 2008 to Maryville’s Director of Athletics Tony Duckworth that the Division II Management Council accepted […]

Maryville Names New Sports Info Director

July 10, 2008

Maryville’s new sports information director, KatieJo Kuhens, is already at work churning out press releases, developing gameday programs and media guides, posting stories to Maryville’s Web site and gathering sports statistics. “I don’t have much spare time, but I like to be busy,” she said. “It keeps me organized and happy – I really don’t […]

Saints Set NCAA Win Streak Record

February 14, 2008

The Maryville University Saints women’s basketball team established a new NCAA III record for the longest conference winning streak, extending its SLIAC run to 73 consecutive games by winning 86-65 at Fontbonne on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008. The Saints (18-3, 13-0) last lost a conference game to Fontbonne on Feb. 12, 2003, 104-78 victory on […]

Ellis Near Top Of Hoops Heap In Wins

September 10, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University women’s basketball coach Chris Ellis is now ranked among the winningest active women’s basketball coaches in NCAA Division III. Ellis ranked 50th with a .681 winning percentage on the latest list that was released earlier this month. In six years at the helm of the Saints women’s basketball program, Ellis […]

Athletes Snare Post Grad Scholarships

July 10, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University’s Ryan Duncan and Vanda Wilder have been named the recipients of the 2006-07 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Post Graduate Scholarships. Duncan, a graduate of CBC High School, was a four-year letter winner and starting pitcher on the Saints baseball squad. He compiled a career record of 16-11 and […]

Tate Nets All-American Honors

June 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University’s Tyler Tate has been named a Second Team College Division ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Tate, a junior from St. Louis, majoring in biology/pre-medicine, posted a 9-1 record at #3 Singles and an 8-2 record at #2 Doubles as […]