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End of May Post

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 5:51 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Friday, May 29.

WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UP TO

Well we have come to the end of another month and now the official start of summer. We are busy working on media guides, updating web pages and BIG NEWS....opening a photo store where you can purchase action pics from BU sporting events.

The store is now open by clicking here. The site is completely secure and in cooperation with Digipix Art. They are a very reputable company and you will find very easy to work with. We will be adding different sports throughout the coming weeks so be sure to check back there often. There is a link to the site on right side on the main sports page.

SUMMER CAMPS
now is the time to be thinking summer sports camps at Bloomsburg University. Go to this page for more information about all the Bloomsburg has to offer.

KEEP IN TOUCH
As usual...let us know if there is anything you want covered in future blogs. Send me an e-mail at tmcguire@bloomu.edu. I hope to be able to make at least one post to the blog each week. Also, be sure to sign up for Twitter and then "follow" the Huskies. Quick news flashes will post there first.

Enjoy the weekend.

That's A Wrap for 2008-09

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 6:00 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Thursday, May 14.

Well...it's a wrap on the 2008-09 sports season at Bloomsburg University. The men's and women's tennis teams both dropped their quarterfinal matches on Wednesday at the NCAA D-II championships in Florida. The men lost to Concordia 5-0 and the women lost to #2 ranked Lynn 5-0. Overall, a very successful season for both teams. Those were the final teams still playing for Bloomsburg. Now we can start to look ahead to the 2009-10 season!

ALL-PSAC BASEBALL
Congrats to Kevin Ward and Tony Donofry on being named second team All-PSAC East in baseball. A story is on the web site about these guys being honored.

ALL-REGION IN SOFTBALL
The Daktronics All-Atlantic Region team was announced yesterday and Shavaun Fisher was named first team pitcher and Tara Reed first team utility. A story will be posted on line later today.

ARTHUR ASHE ALL-REGION AWARD
Congrats to Laura Sullivan from women's tennis named the Atlantic Region Arthur Ashe Award winner by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship recognizes outstanding individuals in all divisions at the regional and national level. It is awarded to students-athletes who exhibit exceptional sportsmanship and leadership on the court, as well as scholastic, extracurricular, and tennis achievements.

MORE DAILY BLOGGING
The Huskies Update Daily Blog won't be daily in the summer, but we'll have periodic updates throughout the summer. Be sure to check back here to see what's new with the Huskies.

Wednesday's Report

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 10:40 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Wednesday, May 13th.

Another busy Wednesday in the SID office. Happy to announce to that Papa John's Pizza in Bloomsburg will be a corporate sponsor starting in July. We appreciate the support of another local business and remind all our fans that when in Bloomsburg try and support the businesses that support the Huskies.

TENNIS

The men's team lost this morning 5-0 to Concordia, NY in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II championships. The Huskies end the season with a mark of 12-8. The women's team is playing as I type this at 1:42 pm eastern time.

DEVLIN GOLF OUTING
The 11th annual John S. Devlin Golf Tournament and Silent Auction to benefit the Coach John S. Devlin Jr. Bloomsburg Football Scholarship Fund will be held on Saturday, May 16, at the Windsor Heights Golf Course in Buckhorn.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. with registration from noon to 1 p.m. Among the golfers scheduled to be on hand for the event include Ney York Jets head coach Rex Ryan; Jets assistant coach and former Oakland Raiders head coach Bill Callahan; Jets assistant coach Matt Cavanaugh (former NFL quarterback) along with current players Dustin Keller and Kareem Brown.

Bidding on the silent action items will start at noon and continue through 5 p.m. The public is free to come and bid on items such as Ben Rothlisberger signed football; Brett Favre signed Jets “Throwback” jersey; Baltimore Raven quarterback Joe Flacco signed football; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner signed football and New Orleans Saints and former Bloomsburg University star Jahri Evans signed B.U jersey.

For information call 570-389-4359.

Getting Ready for Tennis on Wednesday

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 7:06 AM

Good afternoon. Here is the Huskies Update for Tuesday, May 12th.

The only action left for the Huskies is tennis tomorrow in Orlando, FL. The men's team will face Concordia, NY at 8 a.m. in a quarterfinal match, while the women will face Lynn University at 1:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals. Read a preview of the championships by clicking here.

As we near the end of the sports season be sure to make our sports web page a frequent stop during the summer for all the latest news on the Huskies. Also, you've heard about Twitter on every news show and in TV commercials and the Huskies are part of it. Sign up to follow the Huskies on Twitter and get the latest news delivered to you via text message. It's free and a great way to follow the Huskies. Click here to go to our Twitter page.

Be sure to vote on our final poll of this sports season. The weekly sports polls will return in late August.

Coming to the end of another sports season

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 10:02 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Monday, May 11th.

Well we are just a few days away from the end of another sports season here at Bloomsburg (more on that below). It has been a busy year with lots of successful team and performances by the Huskies. Next year we will look to do even more on-line stuff so get ready for that. Now let's look back at the weekend.

TENNIS

Both the men's and women's team moved on to the NCAA national championship round in Orlando, FL with wins on Friday in Atlantic Region competition. The men beat West Virginia Wesleyan, 5-3, while the women downed Slippery Rock in a 3 1/2 hour marathon to advance. Both teams, though, will face an uphill battle in Florida. The women have drawn Lynn University of Florida. Lynn is 25-0 on the year and ranked second in D-II. The men will face Concordia of NY on Wednesday in a quarterfinal matchup. A few weeks ago Concordia beat the Huskies 9-0. Start times for the matches have yet to be announced. We'll have a preview on-line tomorrow.

SOFTBALL
The Huskies season came to an end on Saturday at the NCAA Atlantic Regional at Kutztown. The Huskies lost to West Virginia Wesleyan for the second time in the tournament by a 4-2 score. BU ends the season at 35-11.

TRACK and FIELD
Bloomsburg had a couple of All-PSAC performances over the weekend at the PSAC Track and Field championships. Ashley Shuck was All-PSAC at 10,000 meters, Katie Meck, beth Schwing, Mike Dalton and Bobby Furman at 5000-meters, Meck at 3000-meters and Sandy Anceravage in the javelin.

All-PSAC SOFTBALL
The All-PSAC Central Division softball team was announced last week. Tara Reed and Shavaun Fisher were named first team, while Nikki Shiko and Mandy Koch were named second team.

PASSING OF CHUCK DALY
Of course by now most everyone has heard of the passing of Chuck Daly, BU alum and former NBA coaching great. Our condolences go out to Chuck and his family. Chuck was one of the coaching legends of all-time leading Detroit to two NBA titles and leading the Original Dream Team at the 1992 Olympics. Amazing all he accomplished after getting his start at Bloomsburg.

Wedneday's News

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 11:02 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Wednesday, May 6.

TENNIS

The rain held off today and we were able to get in the first round NCAA Regional tennis match between Elizabeth City State (NC) and Virginia State. VSU won 5-0 and will face the Huskies on Thursday at 11 a.m. The BU men will take on west Liberty State at 3 p.m. in a men's semi-final match Thursday.

TRACK
The PSAC Track and Field Championships will be held tomorrow through Saturday at Millersville. Read about the 10 Bu qualifiers on our web site.

SOFTBALL
The Huskies will take on West Virginia Wesleyan in the first game of the opening round NCAA Atlantic Region Tournament Friday at Kutztown starting at 2:30 p.m.
Read our preview of the tournament tomorrow on the web site.

That's all for now.

Monday Rain Dampens Mood

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 10:25 AM

Here is the Huskies Update for Monday, May 4.

I thought the old saying was April showers brings May's flowers. Well it is May and it is still raining. Enough with the wet, cool weather. Bring back the hot weather!

SOFTBALL
The Huskies lost to Lock Haven yesterday in the PSAC championship game. Bloomsburg got to the finals with an 8-1 win over Kutztown. Bloomsburg will now travel to Kutztown for round one of the NCAA playoffs which start on Friday. The Huskies will take on West Virginia Wesleyan at time to be determined. Action will continue through Sunday, May 10th with the winner advancing to the super regional a week later.

TENNIS
The Huskies are preparing to host the NCAA men's and women's regionals from Wednesday through Friday. The women face the winner of the Virginia State/Elizabeth City State matchup on Thursday, while the men take on West Liberty, also on Thursday.

WEEKLY POLL
Be sure to vote in our weekly poll. We always like to know what you are thinking.

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