Newman Jets

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Newman University Jets
Logo
University Newman University
Conferences Heartland Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Vic Trilli
Location Wichita, KS
Varsity teams 16
Basketball arena Fugate Gymnasium
Baseball stadium McCarthy Field
Mascot Johnny Jet
Nickname Jets
Fight song The Heartbeat
Colors
     Scarlet       Royal Blue
Homepage Newman Athletics

The Newman University Jets are the sports teams of Newman University located in Wichita, Kansas. They participate in the NCAA's Division II and in the Heartland Conference.[1] The Jets formerly competed in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) until the end of the 2005-06 season.

Sports[edit]

Facilities[edit]

  • Fugate Gymnasium: Basketball, Volleyball, and Wrestling[2]
  • McCarthy Field: Baseball[3]
  • Newman Softball Field: Softball[4]
  • Wilkins Field Soccer[5]
  • Martin Park Gold Learning Center:Golf[6]

On February 2, 2013, Newman University recognized the Potter family in dedicating Fugate Gymnasium as “Potter Family Court”. The proceeds towards this event went to the Potter Family Scholarship, where scholarship is provided to Newman student athletes.[7] Newman University also has their student athletes participate with an organization called Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Within this organization student-athletes are to focus on raising money for organizations within the Wichita community and to organize events on campus. Newman University also has a Hall of Fame, in which honors these people or organizations for their contribution towards the university.[8] Inductees include Larry Inlow was inducted into the Newman University Hall of Fame in 2010. Just like many of Newman Hall of Fame inductees, Inlow has contributed to the Wichita community and recently has been named 2013 Wichita B-52s (Professional Arena Soccer League) head coach.[9]

Championships[edit]

Baseball MCAC Tournament: (1996, 2001, 2006); District 10 Champions: (1981, 1983, 1993, 1994)
Men’s Basketball National Tournament: (1970–71), (1977–78), (1999-00), (2001–02), (2004–05); MCAC Champions:(1999-00), (2001–03); MCAC Tournament Champions: (1999-00), (2001–02); District 10 Champions: (1970–71), (1977–78)
Women’s Basketball MCAC Champions: (2002–03); Heartland Conference Champions: (2010–11), (2011–12)
Men’s Bowling National Tournament: (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011); National Singles Champions: Cory Simmons (2004); NCBCA Coach of the year: Billy Murphy (2009); NCBCA MVP: Derek Hartnell (2010)
Women’s Bowling National Tournament: (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); National Singles Champion: Bianca Montagnino (2005)
Men’s Cross Country MCAC Champions: (2004, 2005)
Men’s Golf National Tournament: (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004); MCAC Champions: (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004); Heartland Conference: (2011)
Women’s Golf MCAC Tournament Champions: (2005, 2006)
Men’s Soccer MACA Champions: (1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002); MCAC Tournament Champions: (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002); National Tournament: (1996, 1999, 2000); Regional Tournament Champions: (1996, 1999, 2000)
Women’s Soccer MCAC Tournament Champions: (2002); MCAC Champions: (2002, 2005)
Softball MCAC Champions: (1995, 2001, 2004); MCAC Tournament Champions: (1995)
Men’s Volleyball National Tournament: (2004, 2005, 2006)
Woman’s Volleyball MCAC Champions: (1994, 1995)
Wrestling National Individual Champion: Curtis Chenoweth (2006); National Tournament: (2005); NCWA National Tournament: (2008); National Individual Champion: Josh Fansler (2008)

Fight song[edit]

The Heartbeat is the official fight song for Newman University. The lyrics are listed below, as well as the mp3 version of the song.[10]

Lyrics

Stand up and cheer, our Jets are here,
with the pow'r to gain a vic-to-ry.
Up on your feet, hear the Heart beat,
we must win this fight for Newman U.
Loy-al to you, crimson and blue,
we'll back all the way.
Stand up and sing and let it ring:
Jet power is here to stay!

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heartland Conference Members
  2. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  3. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  5. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. ^ "The Official Site of Newman University Athletics Jets". Newmanjets.com. 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  8. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Student-Athlete Advisory Committee". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  9. ^ "People". Ark Valley News. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  10. ^ Neman U Fight Song

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