• The Best Gifts are the Unexpected Ones - Jeffrey Trudo Feature
    June 22, 2017
    Trudo was recently awarded The Susan K. Hillman Scholarship presented by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association. Trudo, a native of Essex Junction, Vt., is entering his second year with the Northern Arizona Sports Medicine staff as a graduate assistant.
  • Baldenegro and Coggins Named Big Sky Scholar-Athletes of the Year
    June 08, 2017
    OGDEN, Utah – The Big Sky Conference announced its 2016-17 Scholar-Athlete Award winners today with football’s Patrick Baldenegro and women’s basketball’s Rene Coggins picking up the top honors for Northern Arizona. The duo was also named the Golden Eagle Scholar-Athletes of the Year earlier this semester.
  • NAU Sweeps Big Sky All-Sports Awards for Fourth Time in School History
    May 15, 2017
    OGDEN, Utah – For the second time in four years, and the fourth time in school history, the Northern Arizona University Athletics Department swept the Big Sky Men's and Women's All-Sports Trophies, announced by the conference office on Monday. The Lumberjacks won a total of seven Big Sky Conference championships during the 2016-17 academic year and also received strong performances from several other programs.
  • NAU Graduates 44 Student-Athletes During Spring Commencement Ceremonies
    May 12, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Among the nearly 5,000 Northern Arizona University graduates this weekend will be 44 Lumberjack student-athletes, who will receive their diplomas during the commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday in the Walkup Skydome. Along with the 17 fall semester graduates, NAU Athletics will graduate 61 total student-athletes this academic year.
  • 17th Annual Lumberjack Golf Classic A Big Success
    May 10, 2017
    The 17th Annual Lumberjack Golf Classic – hosted by the Lumberjack Athletic Association and OneAZ Credit Union – raised $32,545.96 for Lumberjack student-athlete scholarships on Saturday, April 29th! The $32,545.96 mark, a 30% increase from 2016, for NAU student-athlete scholarships was an all-time high for support generated from the Lumberjack Golf Classic.
  • NAU Athletics Celebrate at 4th Annual Louie's Awards
    May 02, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior distance runner Futsum Zienasellassie and sophomore diver Tanya Kurach were among the big winners at Monday night's Fourth Annual Louie's Awards hosted by the Northern Arizona Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Zienasellassie and Kurach were named the Male and Female Athletes of the Year respectively at the end-of-year awards show at NAU's Prochnow Auditorium.
  • 2017 NAU Coaches Caravan Dates Announced
    May 01, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona Coaches Caravan is coming to a town near you this May. The Lumberjacks will make appearances in South Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County, and North Phoenix to spread the Lumberjack spirit through the state of Arizona and California. The caravan will run from May 15-18.
  • Big Sky Honors 34 Lumberjacks on Winter All-Academic Team
    April 27, 2017
    OGDEN, Utah – The Big Sky Conference office announced the Big Sky Winter All-Academic team on Thursday with 34 Northern Arizona student-athletes from men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s indoor track & field being honored for their work in the classroom and in competition.
  • Baldenegro and Coggins Honored as Top Golden Eagle Scholar Athletes
    April 18, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona football senior Patrick Baldenegro and women’s basketball senior Rene Coggins were honored as the Golden Eagle Scholar Athletes of the Year on Tuesday during the 39th annual Golden Eagle Awards luncheon. A total of 190 student-athletes across all 15 of NAU’s athletic programs were honored at the High Country Conference Center.
  • NAU Athletics Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class
    April 11, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona University and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos are proud to announce the 2017 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class comprised of the second round FCS playoff 2003 football team, four-time women’s soccer Big Sky All-Conference and All-Academic honoree Kristi Andreassen, track superstar and All-American wide receiver Michael Haynes, and two-time men’s basketball All-Big Sky and regular season MVP Andrew Mavis.
  • Prepping for Life After Athletics
    April 07, 2017
    Most people don’t have their own nutritionist to go shopping with them, but on Tuesday, over 30 student-athletes had this opportunity as they gathered at Sprouts Farmer’s Market to participate in one of the Life Skills workshops regarding healthy eating on a budget.
  • 17th Annual Lumberjack Golf Classic Teeing Off on April 29th
    March 31, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The 17th Annual Lumberjack Golf Classic – hosted by the Lumberjack Athletic Association – is slated to tee off on Saturday, April 29th at the Continental Golf Club in Flagstaff. The tournament invites all Lumberjack supporters to enjoy a round of golf, while offering the opportunity to interact with Northern Arizona University coaches and student-athletes and support the mission of the Lumberjack Athletic Association. All proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the Northern Arizona University Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.
  • NAU Mourns the Loss of Storied Track & Field Coach Dr. Leo "Red" Haberlack
    March 21, 2017
    Former Northern Arizona University track & field coach, Dr. Leo “Red” Haberlack passed away at the age of 84 years old.
  • NAU Athletics Director Lisa Campos named to SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40
    February 24, 2017
    Lisa Campos, vice president for intercollegiate athletics at Northern Arizona University, was named to SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40 list.
  • Lumberjacks Are Champions in the Classroom, Too
    February 09, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS – The NCAA Division I Cross Country National Champions aren’t just great performers on the course, they’re also stellar achievers in the classroom.
  • Forty Lumberjacks Pick Up Big Sky Fall All-Academic Accolades
    February 03, 2017
    OGDEN, Utah – Forty Northern Arizona student-athletes from football, volleyball, soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country were named to the Big Sky Fall All-Academic team announced today by the league office.
  • Nominations Open for 2017 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    January 17, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Nominations are now open for the 2017 Northern Arizona University Athletics Hall of Fame. All nomination forms must be received by February 15, 2017.
  • ‘Jacks Give Back and Make a Difference on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    January 16, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On a day that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Northern Arizona Athletics Department participated in its annual community service project by volunteering with several organizations around town.
  • Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Give Back #MLKDay2017
    January 16, 2017
    Northern Arizona student-athletes continued with their tradition of giving back to the community on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by visiting the local Goodwill, American Red Cross, Food Centers, Boys and Girls Club, and Hope Cottage.
  • Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. Program Takes off With Flagstaff Unified School District
    January 12, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – While the NAU Athletics Department strives to inspire the greater Northern Arizona region, the Lumberjacks first and foremost aim to make a difference right here in Flagstaff. Within a community that continues to back the 'Jacks, it is only right that NAU Athletics gives back to a town that is not only home to former Lumberjacks, but future generations as well.
  • Dr. Campos Amongst Flagstaff's 20 Under 40
    January 09, 2017
    There’s no need to look very far when you’re looking for an up-and-coming influential leader in college athletics. For Dr. Lisa Campos, her arrival at Northern Arizona University in the spring of 2012 was the spark Lumberjack Country needed.
  • 17 NAU Lumberjacks Graduate This Fall
    December 15, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona University will hold its fall commencement ceremonies today in the Walkup Skydome and as part of the newest group of alumni, 17 Lumberjack student-athletes will officially earn their degrees.
  • 2017 Road to Reno Tickets Now Available for Purchase
    November 21, 2016
    OGDEN, Utah – For the second straight year, the Big Sky Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships will be held in Reno, Nev. and tickets for the 2017 installment are now available for fans to purchase.
  • NAU Student-Athletes Continue to Graduate at a High Rate
    November 15, 2016
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Northern Arizona University’s NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 84 leads the Big Sky Conference, according to a national report released Tuesday. The NCAA developed the GSR for Division I institutions in 2002 in response to college and university presidents who wanted more accurate graduation data. NAU’s rate is the second-highest in the state of Arizona amongst the Regent institutions.
  • 2016 Big Sky Basketball Digital Media Day Quotes
    October 20, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s and women’s basketball programs participated in the Big Sky Conference’s first Digital Media Day on Thursday. Head coach Jack Murphy and senior forward Ako Kaluna represented the men’s team, while interim head coach Robyne Bostick and senior guard Rene Coggins represented the women’s team.
  • NAU Student-Athletes Welcome Newest Lumberjack Freshmen to Campus
    August 25, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Greeting the newest wave of Lumberjacks upon arrival at Northern Arizona University, NAU Athletics once again partnered with the university in the annual Welcome Back Jacks. With boxes of items ranging from clothes to snacks, the NAU class of 2020 arrived on campus in mass and the Lumberjack student-athletes were ready to aid in any way possible.
  • Download Lumberjack Loyalty, the New Free Student Rewards App
    August 19, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Brand new to Northern Arizona University Athletics this academic year is Lumberjack Loyalty presented by One AZ Credit Union. Through a contract secured with SuperfanU, Lumberjack Loyalty is a Rewards App for students at all NAU Athletics events. The app is officially live NOW and available for download on Android and iPhone platforms for current NAU students and is completely FREE.
  • Louie’s Locker, The Official Online Store for NAU Athletics Now Live
    July 25, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona University Athletics and Advanced-Online have partnered to create an online store for Lumberjack fans. The new site, Louie’s Locker, will have tees, sweats, bags, hats, mugs and hundreds of other NAU branded merchandise for sale through the online store.
  • NAU Student-Athletes and Staff Make a Commitment to Community Service
    July 05, 2016
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona University Athletics Department has once again made community service a vital part of the Lumberjack experience. NAU student-athletes and staff continue to make their imprint in the Flagstaff community and beyond as the athletes have performed a record 5,428 hours of total community service hours breaking last year’s mark of 5,327. In addition, the Lumberjack staff registered 1,115 community service hours to make it a department-wide effort.
  • 33 Lumberjacks Earn Big Sky Spring All-Academic Honors
    June 29, 2016
    OGDEN, Utah – Thirty-three members of the Northern Arizona men's and women's outdoor track & field, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s golf teams were named to the 2016 Big Sky Spring All-Academic Team, announced today by the conference office.
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