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SMU’s spring game only the beginning of the youth movement

April 18, 2016 at 1:12 am 0 comments

Last spring, SMU fans left the first spring game under Chad Morris buzzing about one player: Courtland Sutton. The future Freshman All-America selection had 6 receptions for 124 yards and a touchdown. Four and a half months later, he scored a touchdown on SMU’s first play of the season. Offering […]

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SMU volleyball players selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team Program

April 13, 2016 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

Three volleyball players offered positions on different Collegiate National teams.

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SMU football improving practice safety conditions

SMU football improving practice safety conditions

April 13, 2016 at 7:34 am 0 comments

Over the past couple years, research regarding sport related head injuries has begun to make football players, fans and coaches question the safety precautions taken by teams to provide maximum protection and minimize long term injuries for their players.

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Travis Mays named SMU women’s basketball head coach

Travis Mays named SMU women’s basketball head coach

April 10, 2016 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

SMU Director of Athletics Rick Hart announced Thursday that Travis Mays will take over as the women’s basketball head coach, after serving 14 years as an assistant coach and playing professionally for 11 years. After retiring from professional basketball, playing in both the NBA and in Greece, Mays began his […]

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SMU women's basketball head coach Travis Mays (center) with SMU President R. Gerald Turner (left) and Director of Athletics Rick Hart at Mays' introductory press conference Friday afternoon Photo credit: Patrick Engel

Travis Mays promises involvement and competitiveness at SMU introduction

April 8, 2016 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

With SMU’s fight song blaring and in front of about 50 fans, family, current and former players watching at Moody Coliseum, SMU ushered in a new era of women’s basketball with the introduction of head coach Travis Mays Friday afternoon. The man known for his bowtie had already updated his […]

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Three SMU students compete in National Collegiate Judo Championship

April 8, 2016 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Members of the SMU Judo club traveled to San Jose, Calif. to compete in the National Collegiate Judo Championship over the weekend. SMU was one of 24 colleges who competed. SMU sophomore Jay Wu won first place in the 73 kg weight category, and sophomore Richard Chin and senior Stephanie […]

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Men’s tennis breaks into top 25 rankings

April 5, 2016 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

In the most recent rankings released by International Tennis Association (ITA), SMU came in ranked 25 among all Division 1 teams in the country, the team’s first ranking in the top 25 this season.

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SMU Women’s Golf takes fourth place in DAC Invitational

April 5, 2016 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

The SMU Women’s golf team finished fourth at the DAC/SMU Invitational at Dallas Athletic Club April 1-2. Senior Alex Rossi had the best finish for the Mustangs at T-15th (+6). Junior Katie Page also finished in the top 20 at T-18th (+7). Freshman Brigitte Dunne finished T-32nd (+12). And both […]

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Matt Davis started 11 games for SMU in 2015, but isn't being handed the quarterback job for 2016 just yet. Photo credit: Ryan Miller

Spring football: Chad Morris talks quarterbacks, defensive depth

April 2, 2016 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

Saturday offered fans the first look at SMU in year two under Chad Morris. SMU’s spring practices started nearly three weeks ago, but Saturday marked the first real scrimmage, where the coaches created a game-like situation. “This was our first day of really bearing down on these guys and trying […]

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SMU lands commitment from four-star center

April 1, 2016 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

One goal for SMU in the 2016 recruiting cycle was to rebuild its frontcourt. Friday night, SMU added what is likely the final piece to its frontcourt for next season. Bruno Fernando, a four-star center from Montverde Academy (Fla.), announced his commitment to SMU at the DICK’s Sporting Goods High […]

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