• Day Picks Up Second Team Academic All-America Honors
    June 23, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Hot off the heels of a ninth-place finish at the USATF Outdoor Championships, cross country/track & field sophomore Tyler Day has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Men’s Track & field/Cross Country Second Team.
  • Anokhina Goes Back-to-Back at the Russian Amateur Championship
    June 23, 2017
    MOSCOW, Russia – It is another “W” for Northern Arizona’s Sofia Anokhina, as the Lumberjack junior successfully defended her 2016 title at this week’s Russian Amateur Championship.
  • Malvar Transfers into NAU Women's Hoops Program from Puget Sound
    June 23, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Caitlin Malvar joined the Northern Arizona women's basketball team on Friday with head coach Loree Payne announcing her newest addition to the roster. Malvar played one year under Payne previously at Puget Sound and brings a sense of familiarity to a completely revamped Lumberjack roster.
  • NAU Volleyball Summer Spotlight: Dani Westfall
    June 22, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The final Northern Arizona volleyball Summer Spotlight introduces senior transfer Dani Westfall, who is returning to her home state of Arizona for her final collegiate season this fall.
  • 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.
  • Lumberjacks Announce the Signing of Czech's Kocourkova
    June 21, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The summer months are relatively low-key for the Northern Arizona University golf program but today, the Lumberjacks are excited to announce the squad has officially signed overseas athlete Eliska Kocourkova to its roster.
  • NAU Swimming & Diving Garners CSCAA Scholar Recognition
    June 21, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team capped the 2016-17 academic year with a 3.32 semester grade point average, which earned them yet another Scholar All-America Team award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Furthermore, Alexa Geiger and Alina Staffeldt were named individual Scholar All-Americans.
  • 11 Lumberjacks Head to Sacramento for USATF Championships
    June 20, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The best thing about track & field is that when you are good, the meets keep coming. Northern Arizona will have 11 Lumberjacks – current and former - competing this weekend at the USATF Outdoor Championships being held in Sacramento, Calif. at Hornet Stadium. The meet which will run from June 22-25 will host some of the world’s best
  • NAU Volleyball Summer Spotlight: Kimber Kemp
    June 14, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Incoming freshman Kimber Kemp answered the Summer Spotlight questions with the NAU Athletics Communications Department as we continued to take a look at the Northern Arizona volleyball newcomers.
  • NAU Women's Soccer Announces 2017 Season Schedule
    June 12, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer program has announced the 2017 schedule. The fall calendar includes 10 home games to be played at the Max Spilsbury Field at Lumberjack Stadium in a 19-game season.
  • NAU's Tomasetti and Szavay Ranked 2nd in the Region
    June 08, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Northern Arizona University women's tennis program made history this year garnering the Big Sky regular season conference title. The Lumberjacks went undefeated in the regular season and are now ranked 9th in the final ITA Division I Mountain Regional rankings.
  • Saving the Best for Last: Andersen Becomes NCAA Runner-Up After Big Final Throw
    June 08, 2017
    EUGENE, Ore. - At a venue where so many historic moments have been made throughout the years, the focus today for Northern Arizona shifted to the field?specifically the hammer throw sector ?where Brooke Andersen penciled her name into the school and conference record books at NCAA Division I National Championships.
  • NAU Men's Tennis Doubles Pair Ranked 4th in ITA Rankings
    June 07, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Big Sky regular season conference champions, the Northern Arizona University men's tennis program is ranked 9th in the ITA Division I Mountain Regional rankings released June 7. The rankings come in addition to several accolades already decorating the successful 2017 season.
  • 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.
  • Redemption Achieved: Baxter Earns First-Team All-American Honors, Keenan Nabs Second-Team
    June 07, 2017
    EUGENE, Ore. ? Northern Arizona?s Matt Baxter came into tonight?s 10,000-meter race at NCAA Division I Championships seeking redemption for a disappointing 5,000m race at indoor championships in March, and he achieved his goal Wednesday night on the most iconic track in America.
  • NAU Volleyball Summer Spotlight: Heaven Harris
    June 07, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona volleyball Summer Spotlight continues this week with incoming freshman Heaven Harris, who answered questions with the NAU Athletics Communications Department.
  • Following the Oregon Trail: Keenan, Baxter & Andersen Compete at NCAA's This Week
    June 05, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona University track & field team will send three athletes to Eugene, Ore., this week for 2017 NCAA Outdoor National Championships. Adam Keenan (hammer throw), Matt Baxter (10,000-meter) and Brooke Andersen (hammer throw) all boast elite-level talent and are looking to make big splashes in TrackTown, U.S.A. this Wednesday and Thursday during their respective competitions.
  • NAU's Director of TF/XC Earns Regional "Coach of the Year" Honors
    June 04, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) released its 2017 NCAA Division I Regional Awards this morning, with Northern Arizona’s Director of TF/XC Mike Smith garnering the 2017 Mountain Region Women’s “Coach of the Year” title.
  • NAU Volleyball Summer Spotlight: Saylor Frew
    June 01, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In the first Northern Arizona volleyball Summer Spotlight, incoming freshman Saylor Frew answered a handful of questions with the NAU Athletics Communications Department.
  • Anokhina Registers Remarkable -9 (63) Score in Austria Over the Weekend
    May 30, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – While the end of the 2016-2017 golf season signals a bit of a break for most athletes to unwind and relax, Northern Arizona’s Sofia Anokhina is doing anything but.
  • NCAA West Prelims Come to an End for Northern Arizona
    May 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – After spending five days in Texas, the last three of which involved high-level competition from every area of the NCAA West Region, the Northern Arizona track & field team put a bow on the national preliminaries Saturday night in Austin.
  • Carruth Musters Great Performance, Just Shy of Qualifying for NCAA's
    May 26, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – Northern Arizona's Maggie Carruth ran the race of her life today, setting a new personal best in the 800-meter run at NCAA West Preliminaries, but missed the cut for national championships by 0.14 of a second to highlight Friday's action in Austin for the Lumberjacks.
  • Three's a Party: Keenan, Andersen & Baxter Qualify for NCAA Championships
    May 25, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – For the first time in Lumberjack history, a male/female pair of hammer throwers will represent NAU at NCAA Championships.
  • Andersen & Day Garner Academic All-District Accolades
    May 25, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its list of academic all-district track & field/cross country athletes today in the midst of the NCAA Preliminary rounds, and Lumberjacks Brooke Andersen and Tyler Day represent Northern Arizona University as members of the district eight team.
  • NAU Fits in a Good Pre-Meet Practice Today in Austin
    May 24, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – Earlier today, eighteen athletes from the Northern Arizona University track & field team squeezed in their last practice of the week before tomorrow’s NCAA West Regional meet.
  • Women's Basketball Coaching Staff Complete with Hiring of Vivian Frieson
    May 24, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women's basketball head coach Loree Payne completed her staff on Wednesday with former Gonzaga standout Vivian Frieson announced as assistant coach.
  • NAU Volleyball Looks to Take Next Step with Formidable 2017 Schedule
    May 23, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The continued rise of Northern Arizona volleyball's national profile coupled with the ever-improving Big Sky Conference led to the uncharted territory that is the Lumberjacks' 2017 schedule – just as head coach Ken Murphy designed it. In what could very well be the most formidable non-conference schedule in program history, at least in recent history, NAU will test itself early, often and throughout its 27-match fall slate.
  • Go Big or Go Home: Lumberjacks Gear Up for NCAA Regional Meet in Texas
    May 23, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona University track & field team is set to leave for Austin, Texas, today to compete at NCAA West Regionals this Thursday, May 25, through Saturday, May 27.
  • Nevada Transfer Desirae Gonzalez Returns Home, Joins NAU Women's Hoops
    May 22, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After one year at Nevada, Desirae Gonzalez is heading back to her home state to join the Northern Arizona women's basketball program. Head coach Loree Payne announced the addition of Gonzalez, a graduate of Kingman High School, on Monday. Gonzalez will join the Lumberjacks in the fall and will have three seasons of eligibility remaining.
  • In Perspective: Recapping the 2016-17 Lumberjack Golf Season
    May 22, 2017
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Here we are: almost a month removed from the 2016-17 golf season, and what did we learn about the Northern Arizona University golf team this year?
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