Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics

Lions land three on Daktronics All-Super Region Four teams

Dec 11, 2013
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Three Lions have been named to the Daktronics All-Super Region Four team, announced Dec. 5.

Rikard named director of media relations

Dec 11, 2013
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Ben Rikard, most recently the Assistant Director of Media Relations at Stephen F. Austin State University, has been named Texas A&M University-Commerce's Director of Media Relations, according to an announcement by the athletic department Tuesday.
 
Rikard will serve as the primary contact for football, men's basketball, softball and golf, while overseeing the Lion athletics media relations staff. 

Fore happy to play in December

Dec 11, 2013
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Marcus Fore is a senior safety for the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions. He sat down with the guys today to discuss playing in December for the first time and his best memories as a Lion. Also discussed: Mack Brown, Nick Saban, the Heisman Trophy race, college basketball and the Dallas Cowboys.

Henderson, Minde pick up regional honors

Dec 5, 2013
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The accolades continue to roll in for the Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team as a pair of Lions were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Central Region teams. Freshman Savannah Henderson picked up first team honors and senior Brionna Minde was a second team selection.

Davault, Neal honored again

Dec 5, 2013
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The accolades keep on coming for Amy Davault and Jordan Neal as both Lions earned AVCA South Central All-Region honors.

The honors are the latest in a line of honors for the two; as Davault was named LSC Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-LSC while Neal earned Setter of the Year in the LSC, First Team All-LSC, and yesterday was honored with Daktronics Second Team All-Region.

Jorgensen talks Bisons, Lions basketball, Rangers

Dec 4, 2013
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Joshua Jorgensen, one of the assistant athletics directors at Texas A&M University-Commerce, sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the upcoming Live United Texarkana Bowl, the men's and women's basketball teams, indoor track and new staff.

The show ends with a discussion of the big moves made by the Texas Rangers, the mediocrity of the Dallas Cowboys, and the crazy weekend of college football coming up.

Macauley pulls in LSC basketball honors

Dec 3, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce junior center Christian Macauley has been named the Lone Star Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by league officials. It marks the first weekly honor for Macauley and the first for the Lion men's basketball team during the 2013-14 season.

Neal earns regional honors

Dec 3, 2013
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Senior setter Jordan Neal added to her list of accolades Tuesday by being named to the Daktronics South-Central Second Team for the 2013 season. This comes on the heels of Neal being named the LSC Setter of the Year and earning First Team All-LSC Honors. Neal is one of five other LSC players to be named to the first or second team.

Lions head to Abilene to face former rival

Dec 3, 2013
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The women's basketball team of Texas A&M University-Commerce will try to get their first win in 2013'-14 in a matchup against the team that they last beat in Abilene Christian. The win was in last season's Lone Star Conference Tournament Quaterfinal in Allen with the Lions winning, 80-79. The Lions have a two week break after this game for the end of the fall semester and pick back up on Dec. 17 versus Henderson State at The Field House.  Lions on the Web

Lions head to Metroplex facing Northwood

Dec 3, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce continues its four-game road swing, traveling into the Metroplex for a meeting with Northwood on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Christian Academy in Cedar Hill. The Lions will try to improve to 9-0 on the year, which would move the 2013-14 squad into sole possession of the second-longest winning streak to start a season.

Lions remain undefeated after Arkansas series

Dec 2, 2013
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The men's basketball team of Texas A&M University-Commerce took a three-day weekend trip through Arkansas Friday through Sunday, matching up with two Great American Conference opponents. The Lions finished the weekend series well, winning both games and improving to 8-0 on the season. What follows are the summaries from each game.

A&M-Commerce 96, Southern Arkansas 78
W.T. Watson Center – Magnolia, Ark. – Friday, Nov. 29 – 7 p.m.
Records: A&M-Commerce (7-0); Southern Arkansas (2-4)

Arkansas road swing on tap for undefeated Lions

Nov 29, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce puts its undefeated record on the line when it heads east for a two-game post-Thanksgiving road trip to Arkansas. The Lions open up the weekend facing Southern Arkansas at 7 p.m. Friday in Magnolia before heading north to Arkadelphia for a showdown with the Reddies at 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

Scouting the Muleriders

Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana

Nov 27, 2013
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Ryan Ivey sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the Live United Texarkana Bowl, almost unprecedented postseason success for the Lions and what taking the next step looks like, on and off the field.

Back, Henderson named Daktronics South Central All-Region

Nov 25, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce landed a pair on the Daktronics South Central All-Region team as defender Vicky Back and forward Savannah Henderson were both named second team honorees, announced today. It is the first all-region honor for both players as the duo played a key role in helping the Lions to a memorable 2013 season.

Lion volleyball adds three during early signing period

Nov 25, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce head volleyball coach Craig Case announced Monday morning three additions to the Lion volleyball program. Kaitlyn IngleLacie Jessup and Shantel Norton have signed letters of intent during the early signing period and will join the volleyball program next summer.

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