- 51 student athletes received Big Sky All-Academic Spring honors. It broke down to 18 from women's outdoor track and field, 13 from softball, 7 from men's outdoor track and field, 4 from women's golf and tennis, 3 from men's golf and 2 from men's tennis. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) Participated in at least half of the team's competitions; 2) Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at the conclusion of the most recently completed term; 3) Completed at least one academic term at his/her current Big Sky institution.
- 13 student athletes earned WAC All-Academic honors. 7 from baseball and 6 from swimming and diving. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.
- 67 student athletes were recognized for their tremendous efforts in the class room making the Dean's List of Distinction and Dean's Honor Roll. To be awarded on the List of Distinction a student must carry anywhere between at 3.75-4.0 GPA in any two terms (Summer, Fall, Spring) and have completed at least 24 credit hours. To be placed on the Honor Roll a student must maintain at 3.5-3.74 GPA in any two terms along with taking a minimum of 24 credit hours.
- Between the Big Sky's three teams along with the WCC and WAC, 122 UNC student-athletes made All-Academic honors in the spring.
Baseball (Head Coach: Carl Iwasaki)
- Qualified for WAC Championship Tournament for the first time in program history and seven players earned WAC All-Academic team honors
Men's Basketball (Head Coach: BJ Hill)
- Qualified for Big Sky Conference Tournament for third straight year and two players were named to Big Sky All-Academic team
- Men’s Basketball will open the season at powerhouse Kansas at the historical Allen Fieldhouse on Nov. 13 to open the season. This season The Bears will play a Big 12 opponent, an SEC opponent (Mississippi State) and a Pac 12 opponent (Colorado) as well as hosting Colorado State University on Dec. 13 and in-state rival Denver on Dec. 16.
- The Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament, selected the University of Northern Colorado to play host to its regional tournament. The Regional games, which were introduced to the Tournament in 2011, will be held on Nov. 21 and 22 and feature four teams: Austin Peay, Cal Poly, UMBC and Northern Colorado.
Women's Basketball (Head Coach: Kamie Ethridge)
- Won program record of 22 games in a season, advanced to third round of the WNIT and earned WBCA All-Academic Team honors
- Women’s Basketball will play host to the University of South Florida on Dec. 15. USF finished #24 in the country last season with a 27-8 overall record. They also compete in the dominant American Athletic Conference along with women’s basketball powerhouse UConn.
- UNC’s women’s basketball team had the 20th best team GPA in all of Division I women's basketball with a 3.431 mark earning WBCA Academic Team Honor row for the sixth year in a row.
Football (Head Coach: Earnest Collins Jr.)
- Had first win over ranked opponent since 2007 when defeating #25 NAU and nine student-athletes earned Big Sky All-Academic honors
- The football team will host two opponents in the FCS Top 25 national rankings in #7 Eastern Washington on Oct. 24 and #25 Portland State on Nov. 7.
Men's Golf (Head Coach: Roger Prenzlow)
- Conner Barr finished Top 15 at the Big Sky Conference Championship and team earned GCAA All-American honors
Women's Golf (Head Coach: Stephen Bidne)
- Had five Top 10 finishes as a team throughout the year and earned 3.42 team GPA for Fall, 2014
Soccer (Head Coach: Tim Barrera)
- Advanced to Big Sky Championship Tournament for the 4th time in 5 years and was the only team in the conference to earn the Bronze Sportsmanship and Ethics award
Softball (Head Coach: Shana Easley)
- For first time in program history, defeated ranked opponent (#21 Tulsa) and earned second highest GPA amongst all DI Softball programs
Swimming & Diving (Head Coach: Kelly McClanahan)
- Best finish since joining the WAC with 3rd place at Championship meet and earned second highest GPA in country for all DI Swimming & Diving programs
- Swimming and Diving was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American team. They tied for fifth overall out of 406 institutions in the nation with a 3.59 team GPA. Northern Colorado moves into the Top 10 in the country and up seven positions from last spring when they ranked 12th overall with a 3.57 GPA.
Men's Tennis (Head Coach: TBD/Mike Phillips for 2014-15)
- Ben Gendron made First Team All-Big Sky and two student-athletes earned conference All-Academic honors and were named to the UNC Dean's list
Women's Tennis (Head Coach: Brenda Vlasak)
- Defeated CSU for just the second time in program history and earned team GPA of 3.58 for Spring, 2015
Track & Field (Head Coach: Amanda Schick)
- Five student-athletes qualified for the NCAA West Regional (most in DI program history) and program produced both Big Sky Scholar Athletes of the Year
- For the first time since joining the Big Sky Conference in 2006 Northern Colorado Track and Field will host the Conference’s Outdoor Championships, this will take place from May 11-14.
Volleyball (Head Coach: Lyndsey Oates)
- Advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 4th time in 6 years and earned AVCA All-Academic Team honors
- For the fourth straight season the women’s volleyball team has earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Academic Team Award. This is the ninth time in the program's history UNC has been awarded with the honor. To be eligible for the honor the team must have a 3.30 cumulative team GPA over the year.
Wrestling: (Head Coach: Troy Nickerson)
- Three student-athletes qualified for NCAA Nationals and three wrestlers earned WWC All-Academic honors
- Northern Colorado wrestling has officially joined the Big 12 Conference. UNC will compete in the 2016 Big 12 Conference Championships which will take place at a neutral site in Kansas City, Missouri. This season, the tournament will take place March 5-6, 2016. The NCAA Division I National Tournament takes place two weeks later, March 17-19, in New York, New York, hosted by Hofstra University.