Celebrating the academic achievements of many of its student-athletes who made the Dean’s List during the 2017-18 academic year, Purdue Northwest Athletics held its annual Dean’s List Breakfast at Lost Marsh Golf Course. The student-athletes were joined by the deans of the various colleges that make up PNW as well as staff from the Pride Athletics Department. In all, a department record 65 student-athletes earned Dean’s List distinction for 2017-18.
Corporate sponsor Northwestern Mutual of Crown Point is proud to announce that Purdue Northwest senior softball player Kalyn Learnard (Fairmont, Ill./Catlin) was named the Northwestern Mutual Scholar-Athlete of the Game during Tuesday's basketball game at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.
The Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Wednesday night as they took down the Lincoln Christian Red Lions 113-81. Junior Tim Gilmore (Lancaster, Calif./Antelope Valley CC) scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in his first game in front of the home crowd.
Valparaiso University Hosts Preview MVC Tournament at Sand Creek Country Club, Preps for Championship in Spring
The Valparaiso University Women’s Golf Team is making huge strides in their second year in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team will be hosting the MVC Women’s Golf Championship on April 14-16, 2019 at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton. This acts as a huge opportunity for both the university and the club; in mid-October, they had a taste of what to expect in spring.
The Purdue University Northwest women’s golf concluded their fall season as the Pride competed at the Davenport Panther Fall Invitational. The team shot a 729 for the two-day event which landed them in third place.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats traded infielder Garrett Copeland to the Milwaukee Milkmen on Friday for a player to be named later or cash, acquired outfielder John Price Jr. from the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League to complete the Chuck Weaver trade from May 30 and acquired right-handed pitcher Steve Pastora from the Wichita Wingnuts to complete the Tyler Sullivan trade from July 27, 2017.