Newman Jets

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Newman Jets
Logo
University Newman University
Conference Heartland Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Vic Trilli
Location Wichita, Kansas
Varsity teams 16
Basketball arena Fugate Gymnasium
Baseball stadium McCarthy Field
Mascot Johnny Jet
Nickname Jets
Fight song The Heartbeat
Colors Navy and Red[1]
         
Website newmanjets.com

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.[2] 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: men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and wrestling[3]
  • McCarthy Field: baseball[4]
  • Newman Softball Field: softball[5]
  • Wilkins Field men's and women's soccer[6]
  • Martin Park Gold Learning Center: men's and women's golf[7]

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, given to Newman student athletes.[8] 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, which honors these people or organizations for their contribution towards the university.[9] Inductees include Larry Inlow was inducted into the Newman University Hall of Fame in 2010. He has contributed to the Wichita community and recently has been named 2013 Wichita B-52s (Professional Arena Soccer League) head coach.[10]

Championships[edit]

Sport Success
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), (2012-13 NCAA Division II); MCAC Champions:(1999-00), (2001–03); MCAC Tournament Champions: (1999-00), (2001–02); District 10 Champions: (1970–71), (1977–78)
Women's basketball National Tournament: (2011-12); 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, 2013, 2014); National Singles Champion: Bianca Montagnino (2005), Georgia Drewes (2012)
Men's cross country MCAC Champions: (2004, 2005); Heartland Conference Champions: (2012)
Men's golf National Tournament: (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004); MCAC Champions: (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004); Heartland Conference: (2011)
Women's golf National Tournament: (2013); MCAC Tournament Champions: (2005, 2006)
Men’s soccer MCAC 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)
Women'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 of Newman University.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newman University Logo Standards (PDF). Retrieved 2017-01-31. 
  2. ^ Heartland Conference Members
  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. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Facilities". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  8. ^ "The Official Site of Newman University Athletics Jets". Newmanjets.com. 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  9. ^ "Newman University Athletics Jets - Student-Athlete Advisory Committee". Newmanjets.com. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  10. ^ "People". Ark Valley News. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  11. ^ http://www.newmanu.edu/fightsong

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