Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. Program Takes off With Flagstaff Unified School DistrictFLAGSTAFF, 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 40There’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 FallFLAGSTAFF, 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 PurchaseOGDEN, 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 RateINDIANAPOLIS, 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 QuotesFLAGSTAFF, 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 CampusFLAGSTAFF, 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 AppFLAGSTAFF, 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 LiveFLAGSTAFF, 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 ServiceFLAGSTAFF, 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 HonorsOGDEN, 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.
Dates Announced for the NAU Coaches Caravan This SummerFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – During the month of June, the Northern Arizona University Athletics Department will be conducting its annual NAU Coaches Caravan tour to spread the Lumberjack spirit through the state of Arizona and California. The caravan will make its first stop in Tucson on Tuesday, June 28 before making stops in Yuma, San Diego, and Phoenix.
NAU Men Win All-Sports Trophy, Lumberjack Women SecondOGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona men have captured the Big Sky Men’s All-Sports Trophy for the third consecutive year, while the Lumberjack women narrowly missed capturing the crown by two points; the league office announced today.
NAU Celebrates 44 Student-Athletes at Spring CommencementFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona Athletics Department will have 44 student-athletes participate in the Spring 2016 commencement ceremonies this weekend in the Walkup Skydome. The Lumberjack student-athlete graduates will be among nearly 5,000 NAU students receiving their diplomas and brings the department total to 58 graduates this academic year including the 14 who participated in the Fall 2015 ceremonies.
NAU Athletics Caps 2015-16 Year with the Louie's AwardsFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The stars aligned on Monday night for the third annual Louie's Awards hosted by the Northern Arizona University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. During a fun night for all in attendance, student-athletes, coaches, staff and administration all gathered at the Prochnow Auditorium to look back and revel in yet another outstanding academic year.
38 Lumberjacks Pick Up Big Sky Winter All-Academic HonorsOGDEN, Utah – Thirty-eight members of the Northern Arizona men's and women's basketball and men's and women's indoor track & field teams were named to the 2016 Big Sky Winter All-Academic Team, announced today by the conference office.
Academic Progress Rates Released By the NCAAINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Academic excellence remains a high priority for the Northern Arizona University Athletics Department, as student-athletes continue to strive for academic excellence culminating in graduation, the latest annual multi-year data has been released by the NCAA.