2016-17 Walsh Athletics News

  • Myers Becomes Two-Time All-American; Berger, Lehotay Reach Finals
    May 25, 2017
    Walsh saw all three athletes reach success in the opening day of the NCAA Division II National Championships at the IMG Academy. On the men’s side, Marcus Myers became a two-time All-American as he finished fourth in the hammer, while Sarah Berger and Andra Lehotay both advanced to Saturday’s finals in the 1,500 meter run.
  • Cavalier Quartet Heads To National Championships
    May 23, 2017
    Four Walsh Cavalier track & field athletes left this morning for Florida as they embark on the Division II Outdoor National Championships in Bradenton. All four are All-Americans and are looking to be named so once again.
  • All-American Cavaliers Are Heading To Nationals
    May 17, 2017
    The NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship qualifiers have been announced and the Walsh Cavaliers will send four to Bradenton, Florida. The women’s team will send three, while the men’s team will send one.
  • Cavaliers Finish No. 18 in Nation in NCAA Community Service Competition
    April 20, 2017
    In addition to their contributions in the athletic realm, Walsh student-athletes have always been dedicated to serving others. This season was no different as Cavaliers participated in the NCAA Team Works community service hour competition that ran from January through March and finished in the top 25 at No. 18.
  • Cavaliers Place 63 on GLIAC All-Academic Teams
    April 11, 2017
    he Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has announced the GLIAC All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams following the Winter 2016-17 semester. A total of 799 student-athletes achieved all-academic recognition, including 399 on the All-Academic team and 402 on the All-Excellence list.
  • Weekend Changes with Baseball and Softball
    March 22, 2017
    With weather continuing to play a role in the schedules, Walsh's baseball and softball teams will have changes to their weekend schedules.
  • Track & Field Sends Six To Nationals
    March 06, 2017
    Six members of the Walsh track & field teams will head to the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingam, Ala., next weekend. Five of them are on the women’s team ranked No. 16 in the nation.
  • Track & Field Completes Strong Weekend
    February 11, 2017
    Walsh Track & Field had a busy day with split squads at Grand Valley State’s Big Meet and Marietta’s Alumni Open. The Cavaliers did well at both events with another school record and provo mark being improved, as well as placements in the top five in various events.
  • Track & Field Hits Three Provos and Sets New School Record
    February 10, 2017
    On the first day of the Grand Valley State Big Meet, Walsh put up some big results in both women’s and men’s events. Three provo marks were either met or improved while a school record was also set.
  • Men's XC 21st, Women's XC 38th In Nation In Team GPA
    February 09, 2017
    Both the men’s and women’s teams for Walsh cross country have been named 2016 NCAA Division II Team Academic Award winners as named by the USTFCCCA today. It’s the third consecutive year both men’s and women’s programs have achieved the honor.
  • Women Ranked No. 22, Berger GLIAC Athlete of the Week, Individual Rankings Updated
    January 31, 2017
    Head Coach Rob Mizicko has been pleased with the way the Cavaliers have been performing so far this season. Just three weeks into the season, the Walsh men’s and women’s track & field team has already set six new school records and met 11 provo marks. On top of that, the women’s team has earned its first national ranking at No. 22 and Sarah Berger has been named GLIAC Track Athlete of the week.
  • Seven Inducted Into Wall Of Fame
    January 27, 2017
    It was a special night at Walsh University as seven alumni were honored and inducted into the Class of 2017 Wall of Fame. Ingrid (Brainard) Hughes, Corey Jones, Kami (Kessler) Treharn, Chad Lahna, George Theodoris, and Brandon Weems were all selected on athletic achievements, while Timm Fautsko joined for meritorious service.
  • 105 Cavaliers Make Fall GLIAC All-Academic Team
    January 25, 2017
    The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has announced the GLIAC All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams following the Fall 2016 semester.
  • Athletes Use Day Off To Give Back
    January 23, 2017
    Members of a variety of athletic teams at Walsh University used their day off of classes last Monday for Martin Luther King Day to give back to the community. A total of 218 student-athletes and coach volunteers accumulated 585 community services hours that day at 12 different sites. The Athletic Department participated in this day as part of the University-wide day of service, Walsh University partnered with more than 20 community organizations to address topics that ranged from education, homelessness, hunger, veteran widows and care for the elderly.
  • Walsh Named GLIAC's Finalist For 2017 Division II Award of Excellence
    January 11, 2017
    Twenty-four schools and one conference have been named finalists for the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence, an accolade recognizing positive campus and community engagement events hosted during the past year. Walsh University has been selected as the finalist for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference for its Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
  • Walsh Beats Malone In Food Drive, But Stark County Ultimate Winner
    December 19, 2016
    Walsh and Malone are well known for their rivalry with one another in the arena of athletic competitions. This time the two joined forces in a friendly rivalry for a good cause with the two universities collecting items for the Stark County Hunger Task Force during competitions between the Cavaliers and Pioneers in the fall.
  • Mizicko Announces 2017-2018 Early Signing Recruiting Class
    December 09, 2016
    Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Rob Mizicko proudly announces the program’s early signings for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • SAAC Donates Big
    November 04, 2016
    The Walsh Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its first annual Halloween for Hunger event on October 26, 2016 in Alumni Arena. The committee organized the event to give student-athletes from all teams an opportunity to gather, socialize, and support a good cause.
  • Price, Pensyl Join Athletic Staff At Walsh
    September 29, 2016
    Walsh University has hired two new coaches in the athletic department as Eric Price and Taylor Pensyl join the athletic staff for the 2016-17 school year. Eric Price has joined the staff as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for all of the Cavalier athletic teams while Pesnyl joins the women’s lacrosse team staff as the assistant coach to Christy Mitchell.
  • Mizicko Announces Incoming 2016-2017 Recruiting Class
    July 01, 2016
    Walsh Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach Rob Mizicko has proudly announced the program’s incoming class for the 2016-2017 school year.