Feinstein Named to NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors
May 28, 2021 — Dr. Andrew “Andy” Feinstein, president of the University of Northern Colorado and current chair of the Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Council, has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Board of Directors.
Kristen Mattio Announced as Women's Basketball Head Coach
May 8, 2021 — Northern Colorado athletics has announced the hiring of Kristen Mattio as the next head Women's Basketball coach.
University of Northern Colorado Breaks Ground on New Empower Center for Athletics
April 28, 2021 — This spring, UNC is breaking ground on the new Empower Center, a $4 million, entirely donor-funded sports performance building. Thanks to these donors, including lead investors John ’84 and Angela ’89 Schmidt, UNC Athletics will continue their momentum in Division I with this world-class strength and training facility.
13th Women’s Walk Supports UNC’s Female Athletes
April 12, 2021 — Walking the annual Women’s Walk to support scholarships and the greatest needs of UNC’s female student-athletes has been a tradition for the UNC community for more than a decade. After a fully virtual walk last year, supporters this year will have the option of walking the approximately 1.25-mile course in the on-campus event or stepping out into their communities to support female student-athletes virtually.
UNC Volleyball Claims Big Sky Championship
December 2, 2019 — Winning a championship takes talent, yes, but it also takes heart and grit. University of Northern Colorado volleyball showed all three of those aspects in their five-set victory Saturday night in the Big Sky Championship match against Weber State.
UNC Soccer Claims Big Sky Championship
November 11, 2019 — Northern Colorado soccer is the 2019 Big Sky Tournament Champion! UNC defeated Eastern Washington, 1-0, in the finals to claim their second conference tournament title in program history and advance to the NCAA Tournament.
Support the Dreams of Student Athletes Like Savannah Smith
March 11, 2019 — It’s been another historic season of success for the UNC Women’s Basketball team, thanks in large part to senior standout Savannah Smith. According to Smith, she owes her success both on and off the court to hard work, determination and the support of a scholarship.
Mariel Gutierrez: Professional Soccer in Her Sights
December 11, 2018 — UNC Coach Tim Barrera describes UNC alumna Mariel Gutierrez as one of the most decorated players in the history of Big Sky Soccer.
Volleyball Team Improves their Game with Biomechanics Technology
November 19, 2018 — The University of Northern Colorado’s volleyball team is gaining insights on how to improve their off-season training programs with the assistance of the Biomechanics Lab's three-dimensional motion-capture technology.
From Spartan to Bear: Scholarship Donor and Recipient Share a Common Bond
October 5, 2018 — Although they live more than 1,000 miles apart, and their time as UNC students is separated by more than 30 years, Alumnus Richard Smith, BS ’81, and Sophomore Darren DeLaCroix have more in common than meets the eye.
UNC, CSU Schedule Exhibition to Benefit Hurricane Relief
October 26, 2017 — The University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team added an extra exhibition game to its 2017-18 schedule in efforts to help with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. The Bears will make the short trip over to Fort Collins to play the Colorado State Rams at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.
Sports Illustrated Documents UNC Student-Athlete's Path to the Azerbaijan National Team
July 13, 2017 — July 13, 2017 — Born in the U.S. to American parents, University of Northern Colorado's Jordan Davis had one reaction to an invitation to join Azerbaijan's U20 national team: "You can just do that?"
Former Bears' QB Signs with Denver Broncos
May 1, 2017 — Former UNC Quarterback Kyle Sloter signed a free-agent contract with the Denver Broncos.