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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When president Dan Jones first introduced his seven Guiding Principles to the university, he knew they'd be the impetus for continued growth and realignment in order to meet the needs of future generations of students. To that end, further discussion is required in order for the administration to stay current - and part of that discussion happens on today's episode of The President's Perspective.
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.
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.