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March 28, 2015
‘Jacks Axe Kent State in Overtime Thriller
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – You had to stay for the entire game in order to get the complete picture of Northern Arizona’s 74-73 overtime thriller versus Kent State in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The Lumberjacks never led in overtime until the final basket when senior guard Quinton Upshur dropped in the game-winning layup to stun the Golden Flashes and send NAU into the semifinals.

March 27, 2015
'Jacks Led by Ljunberg's Discus Performance on Texas Relays Day 2
AUSTIN, Texas – Junior Micael Ljunberg advanced to the finals of the men's discus, placing fifth overall, as the leader for the Northern Arizona track & field team on Friday at the Texas Relays. Ljunberg's standout showing was NAU's lone finals appearance to close out the team's second day in Austin.

March 27, 2015
NAU Defeats Weber State 4-3 to Remain Undefeated in Conference
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In order to maintain their perfect record within conference, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team faced off against Weber State in their third home match this week. The Lumberjacks took the doubles point, which proved to be vital as NAU defeated the Wildcats 4-3, maintaining a perfect 5-0 record in conference. Northern Arizona now moves to 8-6 this season.

March 27, 2015
'Jack Golf Individuals Compete at Bobcat Desert Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf is taking four individuals to face off against Big Sky competition at the Bobcat Desert Invitational which runs from March 30-31 in Goodyear, Ariz.

March 27, 2015
Northern Arizona Men's Track & Field Picked First in Outdoor Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona men’s track and field has been picked to once again finish first at the Big Sky Outdoor Track & Field Championships which are hosted this May by Eastern Washington. The women’s team was picked to finish third for the outdoor season following Sacramento State and Montana State.

March 27, 2015
Quinton Upshur Earns NABC All-District Honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior guard Quinton Upshur was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 6 Second Team, announced today by the organization.

March 26, 2015
Andersen Posts Impressive Texas Relays Debut on Day 1 in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas – The Northern Arizona track & field team got the Texas Relays under way on Thursday with sophomore Brooke Andersen highlighting a pair of first-time NAU participants at the meet. Andersen, the current Big Sky Women's Field Athlete of the Week, placed second in the hammer throw among a highly competitive field as she continued her strong start to the outdoor season.

March 26, 2015
NAU Remains Undefeated in the Big Sky after 6-1 Win Over Idaho State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Make it five wins in a row for the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team (7-8) as they defeated Idaho State 6-1 at Continental Country Club. The Lumberjacks move to 5-0 in the Big Sky remaining in first place.

March 25, 2015
NAU Defeats Eastern Washington 6-1
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the first time this season, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team has moved above .500 after a 6-1 victory over Eastern Washington. NAU remains a perfect 4-0 in the Big Sky and overall 7-6 this season.

March 25, 2015
Men’s Hoops Hosts Kent State in CIT Quarterfinals This Friday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Lumberjack Country is hosting the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament as Northern Arizona welcomes Kent State to Flagstaff. Tip-off at the Walkup Skydome is scheduled for 7 p.m.

March 25, 2015
NAU Sweeps Eastern Washington 7-0 for Fourth Straight Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team continues its hot streak in the Big Sky Conference with a 7-0 sweep over Eastern Washington. That gives the Lumberjacks their fourth straight win moving to 6-8 this season.

March 25, 2015
Tim Davis Named NAU Offensive Line Coach
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Tim Davis, who has over 30 years of experience coaching including the NFL, Pac 12, SEC, and most recently SMU, has been named Northern Arizona’s offensive line coach announced Wednesday by head coach Jerome Souers.

March 24, 2015
First Day of Spring Football Practice in the Books
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Today was the first day of physical activity dedicated to preparing for the upcoming 2015 football season. Northern Arizona opened spring practice today on the upper fields and there were plenty of people in attendance to see what the Lumberjacks would have in store.

March 24, 2015
Jordan Gobatie Named Big Sky Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – After going 3-0 last week in conference to move to first place in the Big Sky, Northern Arizona men’s tennis senior Jordan Gobatie has been named Big Sky Player of the Week. This is the first player of the week honor in Gobatie's career.

March 24, 2015
NAU Remains Undefeated in the Big Sky after 6-1 Win Over Idaho State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It did not come easy but the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team (6-6) defeated Idaho State 6-1 t move to .500 for the first time this season. In just the second home match of the season, the Lumberjacks remained a perfect 3-0 in the Big Sky.

March 24, 2015
2015 NAU Swim & Dive WAC Championships Recap
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Defending a championship is never easy, but behind a dominant team performance the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team made winning a second consecutive Western Athletic Conference title look simple.

March 24, 2015
Brooke Andersen and Vernon Jamison Named Big Sky Athletes of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – Brooke Andersen and Vernon Jamison picked up the first Big Sky Conference weekly honors of the outdoor track and field season today for their performances at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational last weekend.

March 24, 2015
'Jack Track Travels to Austin for Texas Relays
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field is heading to Austin, Texas for the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays hosted by the University of Texas. The meet is held from Thursday, March 26-Saturday March 28 with events beginning at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. Friday and 8:15 a.m. on Saturday.

March 24, 2015
Get Your Tickets Now for NAU vs. Kent State in CIT Quarterfinals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team is hosting Kent State on Friday, March 27 in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Tip-off at the Walkup Skydome is slated for 7 p.m. Come out and show your true blue NAU spirit.

March 24, 2015
Four Matches in Five Days for NAU Beginning in Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After going 3-0 last week to open conference play, the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team looks to carry the momentum against Eastern Washington and Idaho State at home. The Lumberjacks will then travel to Montana for a matchup against the Grizzlies and Montana State to close out the weekend.

March 23, 2015
Women’s Tennis Set for Four-Match Homestand
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A busy week is ahead for the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team as they embark on their longest homestand of the season beginning with Idaho State, on Tuesday Mar. 24, in the first of four matches at home this week. NAU will look to stay undefeated in the Big Sky as they host the Bengals, Eastern Washington, Weber State and Idaho at Continental Country Club

March 23, 2015
Lumberjack Football Begins Spring Drills This Tuesday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Head coach Jerome Souers and the Northern Arizona football team are back at it this Wednesday as they begin spring practice. The Lumberjacks look to build upon their win total from last season, while assessing the areas that need to be improved.

March 23, 2015
10 Things You Need to Know About NAU Men’s Hoops
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team is headed to the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The Lumberjacks defeated in-state rival Grand Canyon in the first round and followed it up with a win at Big Sky foe Sacramento State on Saturday snapping the Hornets’ nine-game home winning streak. NAU will play its next game on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome with its opponent to be determined later on tonight. There’s a lot to be excited about in Lumberjack Country!

March 22, 2015
Three in a Row: NAU Defeats Northern Colorado 7-0
GREELEY, Colo. – Make it three wins in a row for the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team as they swept Northern Colorado 7-0. The Lumberjacks remain a perfect 3-0 in the Big Sky Conference as NAU moves to 5-8 this season.

March 22, 2015
Hot Shooting in the Second Half Sends NAU Past Sacramento State 78-73 in the Second Round of CIT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball continues to defy the odds as it came away with the 78-73 win at Sacramento State tonight in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Jordyn Martin scored a career-high 27 points and Quinton Upshur entered the 1,000-Point Club as the Lumberjacks won their second straight postseason game.

March 21, 2015
'Jacks With A Strong Outdoor Opener at UC Irvine
IRVINE, Calif. - Northern Arizona track and field wrapped up its first outdoor meet of the 2015 season tonight with 10 top-finishes at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational.

March 21, 2015
'Jack Golf Finishes 17th at Mountain View Intercollegiate
TUCSON, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf finished 17th today at the Mountain View Intercollegiate hosted by Kansas State and Missouri in Tucson, Ariz.

March 21, 2015
Northern Arizona Rank 17th in Tough Mountain View Field
TUCSON, Ariz. - Kaitlyn Saum and Brittany McKee led Northern Arizona women's golf today during the first two rounds of the Mountain View Intercollegiate hosted by Missouri and Kansas State in Tucson, Ariz. They are currently tied for 57th with rounds of 150 (+6).

March 21, 2015
Top Mark: Career-Best for Andersen Aims to Lead Nation in Hammer Throw
IRVINE, Calif. - Northern Arizona track and field opened the outdoor season today at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational by winning three out of six events on day one.

March 20, 2015
NAU Dominates North Dakota 7-0
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – After an exciting win over Idaho to kick off the week, the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team continued their winning ways as they defeated North Dakota on the road 7-0. The victory over UND gives NAU its fourth win of the season and second straight win in the Big Sky Conference.

March 19, 2015
NAU faces conference foe Sacramento State in CIT Second Round
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The road to the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship game continues for Northern Arizona University as it heads to conference foe Sacramento State for round two. The Lumberjacks and Hornets will tip off on Saturday, March 21 at 7:05 p.m. at the Hornet’s Nest.

March 20, 2015
Northern Arizona Opens Outdoor Track and Field Season at UC Irvine
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona track and field opens their outdoor campaign today at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational in Irvine, Calif. Events take place over all day today and tomorrow at UCI's Anteater Stadium.

March 20, 2015
'Jack Golf Competes at Mountain View Collegiate
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf looks to continue their impressive spring season with the Mountain View Collegiate today and tomorrow in Tucson, Ariz.

March 19, 2015
NAU Soccer Hosts Free Clinics Throughout April
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona Athletics department continues to give back to the community of Flagstaff. Throughout the month of April, every Thursday, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will host a free soccer clinic at Lumberjack Stadium.

March 18, 2015
NAU Takes Down GCU 75-70, Advances to Second Round of CIT
PHOENIX, Ariz. – For the first time in Northern Arizona men’s basketball history, the Lumberjacks pulled out a victory in the College Insider Postseason Tournament defeating in-state rival Grand Canyon 75-70. The win over the Antelopes gives NAU its 20th win on the season.

March 17, 2015
NAU Defeats Big Sky's Top Ranked Idaho 5-2
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team welcomed the Big Sky’s best, Idaho, into town for the Lumberjacks first home match of the season. After dropping the doubles point, the Lumberjacks fought back to defeat the Vandals 5-2 for NAU’s first win in the Big Sky this season.

March 16, 2015
NAU Begins Three-Match Weekend in Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team has set their sights on conference play as the Lumberjacks welcome newcomer of the Big Sky Conference Idaho. This is not only the first home match of the season for NAU but also the first conference match of the year. The Lumberjacks home stand will not last long as NAU will head out on the road for its first two road matches in the Big Sky this season against North Dakota and Northern Colorado to close out the weekend.

March 16, 2015
NAU Heads to Grand Canyon University for First Round of CIT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's basketball team will play Grand Canyon University in the first round of the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The Lumberjacks and Antelopes will tip off at GCU Arena on Wednesday, March 18 at 6 p.m.

March 16, 2015
Five Wins: NAU Picks Up Second Big Sky Win of the Season
GREELEY, Colo. – In just their second Big Sky match of the season, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team extended its winning streak in conference play to two after a 5-2 victory over Northern Colorado. With the win, the Lumberjacks improve to 5-6 on the season.

March 16, 2015
Kris Yanku Garners Spot on Big Sky All-Tournament Team
OGDEN, Utah – After guiding the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team to their first Big Sky semifinal appearance since 2011, sophomore Kris Yanku earned a spot on the 2015 Big Sky All-Tournament Team.

March 15, 2015
NAU Drops 5-2 Match to UNLV
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team concluded its two-match weekend in Las Vegas with a matchup against UNLV. The Lumberjacks took two matches in singles play but it wasn’t enough as NAU fell to the Rebels 5-2.

March 15, 2015
NAU Accepts CIT Bid, Matchup at Grand Canyon Slated for Wednesday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball has accepted a bid to the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The Lumberjacks will face the Antelopes of Grand Canyon University on Wednesday, March 18. Tip-off at GCU Arena is set for 6 p.m.

March 15, 2015
'Jack Golf Top Day Three to Finish Second at Rio Verde Invitational
RIO VERDE, Ariz. - After ranking eighth for the first two day of the Rio Verde Invitational, Northern Arizona women's golf posted a tournament-best 294 (+6) to finish the tournament in second-place today with a three-round total of 900 (+36).

March 14, 2015
NAU Falls to Marquette 4-3
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team began its two-match weekend in Las Vegas with a matchup against Marquette University. After dropping the doubles point, the Lumberjacks could not recover dropping the 4-3 match to the Golden Eagles 4-3.

March 14, 2015
'Jack Golf Sits in Eighth Through Second Day of Rio Verde Invitational
RIO VERDE, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf remains in eighth-place through the second day of the Rio Verde Invitational hosted by Western Michigan in Rio Verde, Ariz. The Lumberjacks combined for a round of 302 - two strokes less than yesterday - and have a two-day total of 606.

March 14, 2015
Deante Kemper Wraps Up Record-Breaking Season with All-American Finish
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Senior Deante Kemper ended his indoor high jump career on a high note with an All-American finish at the NCAA Indoor National Championships today in Fayetteville, Ark.

March 14, 2015
Lumberjack Men’s Hoops Drops Heartbreaker in Semifinals of Big Sky Championship
MISSOULA, Mont. – The 2014-15 Northern Arizona men’s basketball team advanced to the Big Sky Championship semifinals for the first time since 2011. The Lumberjacks fought until the final second ticked off the clock and with two steals in the final 30 seconds it still wasn’t enough for NAU to come away with the win as it fell to Montana 61-59 at Dahlberg Arena.

March 13, 2015
'Jack Golf Tied for Eighth After First Day of Rio Verde Invitational
RIO VERDE, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf sits in eighth place after the first day of the Rio Verde Invitational hosted by Western Michigan in Rio Verde, Ariz. The Lumberjacks posted a first-round score of 304.

March 13, 2015
Back in Action: Men’s Tennis Set for Two Matches in Las Vegas
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After taking a week off from play, the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team is back in action with two matches in Las Vegas against Marquette and UNLV.

March 13, 2015
Banks Earns Place on College Sports Madness All-Conference Team
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Following a strong final season, Erikka Banks repeated as a College Sports Madness Big Sky All-Conference second team selection on Friday. The Northern Arizona women's basketball senior also was a preseason all-conference selection by the website in the fall.

March 12, 2015
NAU Advances to Big Sky Championship Semifinals with 58-54 Win Over Northern Colorado
MISSOULA, Mont. – Northern Arizona (19-13) made sure not to repeat last year’s Big Sky Championship quarterfinal performance as it defeated Northern Colorado 63-57 at Dahlberg Arena tonight. The Lumberjacks will play the winner of No. 1 Montana and No. 8 Weber State.

March 11, 2015
Lumberjacks Fall to Eagles, 73-57, as Season Ends in Big Sky Tourney
MISSOULA, Mont. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team trimmed a 22-point halftime deficit to as low as 14 in the second half, but ultimately saw their season come to an end in the Big Sky Quarterfinals at the hands of Eastern Washington, 73-57, Wednesday night. The fifth-seeded 'Jacks outscored the fourth-seeded Eagles by six after half and outshot EWU, but could not pull themselves all the way back, finishing the season with a 13-17 overall record.

March 11, 2015
All Clear: Deante Kemper Competes at the NCAA Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Deante Kemper steps onto the national stage this week as he represents Northern Arizona Track and Field at the NCAA National Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.

March 11, 2015
Jordan Denesik Earns Big Sky Player of the Week Honor
OGDEN, Utah – After a successful weekend in Las Vegas, Nev. Jordan Denesik of the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team has been named Big Sky Player of the Week.

March 11, 2015
Great Expectations: Golf Competes at Rio Verde Following Two Stellar Performances
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf is back-in-action on March 13-15 for the Rio Verde Invitational in Rio Verde, Ariz.

March 11, 2015
From Hoosier to Lumberjack: NAU Soccer Adds Vijay Dias to Coaching Staff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a Big Sky Championship in 2014 and an appearance in the NCAA College Cup, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team had an assistant coach spot open up and over 100 applicants wanted to become a part of the Lumberjack Family. Head coach Andre Luciano filed through the resumes and after a thorough interview process, Vijay Dias has been named as the new assistant coach for Lumberjack soccer.

March 10, 2015
NC State Defeats NAU 5-2
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team returned home for their first home match of the season against North Carolina State for the first meeting in school history. The Lumberjacks competed in every match but the Wolf Pack defeated the Lumberjacks 5-2, snapping NAU’s two-match winning streak.

March 10, 2015
Jackson & Geiger Post Strong Showings to Close Season
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving season came to an end on Tuesday with junior Chelsea Jackson and sophomore Alexa Geiger wrapping up the NCAA Zone E Diving Championship at the Air Force Academy. In Tuesday's 1-meter springboard competition, Jackson placed 15th overall while Geiger narrowly missed the finals and placed 27th in the preliminaries.

March 10, 2015
March Madness Starts Now – First Up Northern Colorado in the Quarterfinals of the Big Sky Championship
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona University men’s basketball makes its third straight appearance in the Big Sky Championship. NAU finished the season tied for third and will be the No. 4 seed in the upcoming tournament. The Lumberjacks will play No. 5 Northern Colorado on Thursday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. MT in Missoula, Mont. This year's host of the 2015 Big Sky Championship is the University of Montana at Dahlberg Arena.

March 10, 2015
Women's Basketball Senior Duo Receives All-Conference Honors
OGDEN, Utah – Seniors Erikka Banks and Raven Anderson have led the Northern Arizona women's basketball team all season, and on Tuesday they were rewarded with selections to the Big Sky All-Conference teams. In a vote conducted by the league's head coaches, Banks was named to the All-Big Sky Second Team while Anderson garnered honorable mention honors.

March 9, 2015
NAU and Eastern Washington Square Off Wednesday in BSC Quarterfinals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team takes to Missoula, Mont. for this week's Big Sky Women's Basketball Championships starting Wednesday. In the Lumberjacks' first appearance in the conference tournament in six years, NAU - the fifth seed - will face fourth-seeded Eastern Washington in the first round on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Flagstaff time.

March 9, 2015
Jackson Places in 3-meter Finals to Open NCAA Zone Diving
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Junior Chelsea Jackson advanced to the 3-meter finals on the first day of the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships and finished 18th overall for the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team. Sophomore Alexa Geiger placed 42nd in the preliminary round on Monday at the competition held at the Air Force Academy.

March 9, 2015
Martin Named Defensive Player of the Year, Four Lumberjacks Recognized by the Big Sky
OGDEN, Utah - Northern Arizona men’s basketball had four players earn Big Sky recognition, announced today by the conference office. Taking home an individual honors was junior forward Jordyn Martin – the 2015 Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year. Sophomore guard Kris Yanku earned All-First Team honors, senior guard Quinton Upshur was voted to the second team, and senior guard Aaseem Dixon received honorable mention accolades.

March 9, 2015
NAU Brings Two-Match Winning Streak to Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a successful weekend going 2-1 with wins over UNLV and UC Riverside, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team has a quick turnaround with a matchup against North Carolina State for NAU’s first match at home this season.

March 8, 2015
NAU Sweeps UC Riverside 4-0
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team closed out its three-match weekend with a matchup against UC Riverside. After a win yesterday against UNLV, the Lumberjacks doubled down in Las Vegas defeating the Highlanders 4-0 for NAU’s second straight victory.

March 8, 2015
No. 4 Seed NAU Will Play No. 5 Northern Colorado in First Round of Big Sky Championship
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – With the final game of the Big Sky regular season complete, the field for next week’s conference tournament has been set. No. 4 seed Northern Arizona men’s basketball will face off versus No. 5 Northern Colorado. The two teams will play on Thursday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. MT in Missoula, Mont. This year’s host of the 2015 Big Sky Championship is the University of Montana.

March 7, 2015
Women's Basketball Outshot by Sacramento State, 105-81
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team shot 63.2 percent from the field – the second highest field goal percentage in school history – but fell to Sacramento State in their regular season finale, 105-81, on Saturday. The Lumberjacks concluded the regular season with a 13-16 record, 9-9 in conference play heading into next week's Big Sky Championships.

March 7, 2015
NAU Defeats UNLV 4-3
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team continued its three-match weekend with a matchup against UNLV. The Lumberjacks needed four wins in singles and NAU delivered defeating the Rebels, 4-3, for the first time since 1975.

March 7, 2015
Seniors Make A Splash, Knock Off Sacramento State 70-68
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team closed out their regular season at home against Sacramento State. The Lumberjacks honored five seniors before the game but it was sophomore Kris Yanku that sent the Lumberjacks home with a thrilling win making a contested layup with three seconds left in the game giving NAU the 70-68 win over the Hornets.

March 7, 2015
Jackson, Geiger Travels to Air Force for NCAA Zone Diving Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Junior Chelsea Jackson and sophomore Alexa Geiger will vie for a spot in the NCAA Championships next Monday and Tuesday as the pair will represent the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team at the NCAA Zone E Diving meet. The Lumberjack duo will compete in a field of nearly 60 divers from around the region for a chance to extend their seasons even further at the national meet.

March 6, 2015
Brotherly Love • The de Laveaga Family
It’s not every day that someone can say that they played college basketball with their brother, but the de Laveaga brothers can. Tate and Kye are both freshmen on the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team this season and it has been an opportunity that they will cherish for years to come

March 6, 2015
Senior Day This Saturday for NAU Men’s Basketball
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Come out to the Walkup Skydome this Saturday for Northern Arizona Men’s Basketball Senior Day. The Lumberjacks will honor five seniors before their game versus Sacramento State. Tip-off versus the Hornets is set for 2:05 p.m.

March 6, 2015
Seniors Lead NAU to Victory in Portland and Big Sky Tourney Bid
PORTLAND, Ore. – Seniors Raven Anderson and Erikka Banks exerted their will on Portland State in a dominant effort for the team's leaders, fueling the Northern Arizona women's basketball team to a 79-62 victory on Thursday night. The victory sealed up NAU's spot in next week's Big Sky Championships, marking the Lumberjacks' first conference tournament appearance since 2009.

March 5, 2015
Men’s Hoops Dominates Portland State on the Boards in 58-51 Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – To kick of their final home stand of the regular season, the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team squared off against Portland State. Senior guard Gaellan Bewernick had his second double-double of the season as NAU defeated the Vikings 58-51.

March 5, 2015
NAU Drops 7-0 Match to No. 54 Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. – For the fifth time this season the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team went up against a nationally ranked opponent, this time against in-state opponent Arizona. The Lumberjacks struggled throughout the day against the 54th best team in the country as NAU fell to the Wildcats 7-0 to drop to 2-5 this season.

March 5, 2015
Eric Heins Named Big Sky Indoor Track and Field's Men's Coach of the Year
OGDEN, Utah - Following the Northern Arizona men's track and field victory at the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships last Saturday in the Walkup Skydome, Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Eric Heins has been named the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Men's Coach of the Year. The honor was voted on by conference coaches earlier this week.

March 4, 2015
15th Annual NAU Lumberjack Golf Classic
The 15th Annual NAU Lumberjack Golf Classic will be held Saturday, May 2 at the Continental Country Club in Flagstaff. Register now for an early bird special of $450 per foursome. Price includes green fee, cart and range, tee prizes and lunch provided by The Oakmont. Don't miss out. Register now!

March 5, 2015
NAU Football to Hold Pro Day March 9th
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona football program will hold its Pro Day on Monday, March 9. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. with individual workouts in the weight room set to start at 9 a.m. in the Walkup Skydome. Fans are invited to come watch field workouts, which will begin after the weight room testing has been completed.

March 4, 2015
Kim Cifuentes Named Big Sky Golfer of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Sophomore Kim Cifuentes was named the Big Sky Golfer of the Week today for her performance at the Red Rocks Invitational last weekend in Sedona, Ariz.

March 4, 2015
NAU Set for Three-Match Weekend in Tucson & Las Vegas
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After not playing a match in 11 days, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team is back in action as they prepare for three matches in two different states this weekend. On Thursday, Mar. 5, the Lumberjacks will head down to Tucson for a matchup against Arizona, then to close out the weekend NAU will be in Las Vegas to take on UNLV and UC Riverside.

March 3, 2015
Final Week of the Regular Season on Deck for Men’s Hoops
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In the final week of regular season play before March Madness really begins, Northern Arizona hosts Portland State and Sacramento State. Tip-off on Thursday against the Vikings is set for 6:35 p.m., while NAU and Sacramento State are scheduled for a 2:05 p.m. tip on Senior Day.

March 3, 2015
Women's Basketball Eyes Conference Tourney Spot on Road This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team concludes the regular season this week on the road at Portland State on Thursday at 8 p.m. and Sacramento State on Saturday at 3 p.m. Both times are local to Flagstaff.

March 3, 2015
NAU Athletics March Student-Athlete Spotlight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Gaellan Bewernick of the men's basketball team and Hailey Rochin of the women's tennis team are featured in Lumberjack Academics' monthly student-athlete spotlight for the month of March.

March 2, 2015
Lumberjack Academics Host Mentoring Program for Graduating Seniors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In a major effort to prepare NAU’s student-athletes on the verge of graduation, Lumberjack Academics have implemented a Mentor Program as part of its NAU 499 course. The course, called Transitional Skills for the Student-Athlete, is an eight-week course designed to provide senior student-athletes with personal and career development as they enter their lives post intercollegiate athletics.

March 1, 2015
NAU Falls to No. 60 UC Irvine
IRVINE, Calif. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team ended their California road trip with a matchup against No. 60 in the country UC Irvine. The Lumberjacks were able to take only match to three-sets as UC Irvine defeated NAU 7-0 as Northern Arizona drops to 2-6 this year. This is the fifth ranked opponent NAU has played this season.

February 28, 2015
Swim & Dive Repeat as WAC Champions, Johns Named WAC Coach of the Year
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The repeat is sweet. After another dominating final day in San Antonio, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team can call themselves back-to-back champions after rising above their competition to win their second consecutive Western Athletic Conference championship. Also for the second straight year, head coach Andy Johns was named the WAC Women's Coach of the Year.

February 28, 2015
Men's Track and Field Wins Their Fourth-Straight Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Led by All-Big Sky performances in every event area, the Northern Arizona men's track and field team picked up their fourth-straight Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championship.

February 28, 2015
Women's Basketball Falls to Northern Colorado, 88-67, on Senior Night
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team honored their two seniors Raven Anderson and Erikka Banks prior to the start of their final home game as Lumberjacks versus Northern Colorado. Then the Bears played the role of spoiler as they handed NAU an 88-67 loss in the Walkup Skydome on Saturday, ruining Senior Night. The Lumberjacks will head into the final week of the regular season with a 12-15 overall record and an even 8-8 Big Sky mark.

February 28, 2015
Down to the Wire, But ‘Jacks Fall at Northern Colorado 76-74
GREELEY, Colo. – Northern Arizona took Northern Colorado down to the buzzer, but the Bears escaped with the 76-74 victory at the Bank of Colorado Arena. The Lumberjacks were led by sophomore guard Kris Yanku who finished with 20 points, six assists and six rebounds.

February 28, 2015
Women's Golf Wins at Red Rocks Invitational
SEDONA, Ariz. - Led by Kim Cifuentes in a tie for third, the Northern Arizona women's golf team picked up a big win at the Red Rocks Invitational today in Sedona, Ariz.

February 28, 2015
‘Jacks Fall to Loyola Marymount 5-2
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team began their California road trip in Los Angeles with a matchup against Loyola Marymount. The Lumberjacks picked up two wins in singles but it wasn’t enough as the Lions defeated NAU 5-2.

February 27, 2015
Women’s Golf in First After Day One of Red Rocks Invitational
SEDONA, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s golf team began play in its second tournament this week as it hosted the Red Rocks Invitational at the Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona. Day one of competition saw the Lumberjacks in first place by one stroke.

February 27, 2015
Kemper, Zienasellassie Pick Up Individual Titles on the Second Day of the Big Sky Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Deante Kemper and Futsum Zienasellassie led Northern Arizona track and field on the second day of the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships, both picking up Big Sky Individual Championships.

February 27, 2015
Women's Hoops Hosts Northern Colorado on Senior Night in the Dome
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – One of the main objectives in basketball is to put the ball through the net. The most effective way to do that is to get layups at the rim and there aren't too many players who have come through the Northern Arizona women's basketball program who have been better at doing just that than seniors Raven Anderson and Erikka Banks.

February 27, 2015
NAU Looks to Snap Two-Match Losing Skid in California
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s team is back on the road looking to snap a two-match losing skid when they travel to California with a matchup against Loyola Marymount and UC Irvine. This will be the seventh and eighth straight match on the road to start the 2015 season.

February 27, 2015
Staffeldt's Record Day Leads the Way as NAU Extends WAC Lead
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team stacked a total of 19 athletes into the Day 3 finals at the WAC Championships, but no result was bigger than freshman Alina Staffeldt's record breaking performance en route to winning the 100 butterfly. Behind Staffeldt's swim, the Lumberjacks will head into the final day of the championships one step closer to a conference repeat in first place with 478 points, ahead of New Mexico State who is at 383 points.

February 26, 2015
Kaitlyn Saum Named Big Sky Golfer of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Freshman Kaitlyn Saum was named the Big Sky Golfer of the Week today by the conference office following her top three performance at the Grand Canyon Invitational earlier this week.

February 26, 2015
Golf Hosts Red Rocks Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf hosts the Red Rock Invitational this Friday and Saturday, February 27-28, at the Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona, Ariz. Originally scheduled for February 28-March 1, the tournament was moved up due to inclement weather.

February 26, 2015
NAU Sinks North Dakota at the Free Throw Line, 85-75
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Northern Arizona (16-12, 11-4 Big Sky) knocked down 26 of 30 free throws tonight at the Sioux Center handing North Dakota (8-19, 4-12 Big Sky) an 85-75 loss at home. The win gives NAU its eighth victory in the last nine games improving to 5-3 on the road in conference play.

February 26, 2015
Royal Black Competes in First Day of the Big Sky Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona opened the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships today with Royal Black in the men's heptathlon.

February 26, 2015
Jackson's 3-Meter Win Highlights WAC Day 2, 'Jacks Slide into First Place
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Junior Chelsea Jackson finally captured her elusive first individual WAC title to highlight Day 2 of the WAC Championships as the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team moved into first place in the team standings at the halfway point of the meet. Jackson's win on 3-meter earned the Flagstaff local her first career gold medal.

February 26, 2015
Women's Hoops Prevail in Double OT, 72-68, Against UND
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team dusted themselves off from a tough road trip and needed every second of a 50-minute ball game Thursday night to pull out a resounding 72-68 victory over North Dakota. The Lumberjacks inched closer to a potential Big Sky Tournament berth with the victory, hammering out their first ever double overtime victory in school history in the process. With the win, NAU improved to 12-14 overall and 8-7 in conference play.

February 25, 2015
Divers Pace the Way to Second-Place Start at WAC Championships
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team felt they had the deepest group of divers in the Western Athletic Conference and that proved to be the case on the opening day of the 2015 WAC Championships. Junior Chelsea Jackson finished runner-up, her best career conference finish, in the 1-meter finals as NAU occupied half of the finals field. Behind the Lumberjack divers' performance, the team finished the day in second place with 89 points. Northern Colorado leads with 100 points.

February 25, 2015
Northern Arizona Hosts the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field hosts the Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend – February 26-28 – where they look to sweep the Big Sky for the fourth-straight track & field and cross country championship.

February 25, 2015
NAU Adds 11 Players in Class of 2015
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Looking to build off an amazing 2014 Championship run, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has signed 11 players in the class of 2015 to an already deep and talented roster.

February 25, 2015
Red Rocks Invitational Moved to Friday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Due to inclement weather, the Red Rocks Invitational hosted by Northern Arizona women's golf has been moved up and will now take place from Friday, February 27 to Saturday, February 28 at the Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona, Ariz.

February 25, 2015
Saum Posts Season Best Round at Grand Canyon Invitational
LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – Freshman Kaitlin Saum posted a final round total of 70 (-2) – Northern Arizona golf’s best round of the season – to finish in a tie for third with 222 (+6) and lead the Lumberjacks to a third-place finish at the Grand Canyon Invitational.

February 24, 2015
Final Road Swing Sends NAU to North Dakota and Northern Colorado
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball will be looking for a series sweep this week when it travels to North Dakota on Thursday and Northern Colorado on Saturday. Thursday’s tip-off against UND is set for 6 p.m. MT/7 p.m. CT, while the Lumberjacks and Bears are slated for a 7 p.m. MT start on Saturday.

February 24, 2015
Join Us For Our End of the Year Banquet
Northern Arizona Men’s Basketball will be holding its End of the Year Banquet on March 9th at Flagstaff Ranch Country Club. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. The deadline to RSVP is March 2nd. Don't miss out on the chance to interact with the players and coaches as we celebrate the season and what's to come.

February 24, 2015
NAU Kicks Off Final Homestand in Rolle Thursday Versus UND
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team starts their final homestand of the season on Thursday in the Rolle Activity Center versus North Dakota at 6:30 p.m. The Lumberjacks will turn the page at home after a tough week on the road suffering losses to Idaho and Eastern Washington. NAU looks to separate itself from a crowded middle of the pack in the Big Sky Standings, currently residing in sixth place.

February 24, 2015
Swimming & Diving Receives Scholar All-America Team Distinction
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On the eve of the 2015 WAC Championships, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team was honored as a 2014 Fall Scholar All-American Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The Lumberjacks posted a semester GPA of 3.50 for the fall semester which was tied for 17th in the country among the nation's swimming & diving programs.

February 24, 2015
Golf Stays in Top Three After Day Two at Grand Canyon Invitational
LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf kept their place in the top three at the Grand Canyon Invitational today. They posted a score of 311 today, leading to a combined score of 612 (+36) for the tournament.

February 23, 2015
Jordan Denesik Nominated for Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Sports is more than just competing against the opponent in front of you and trying to win a game or a match. It has the power to relieve stress, build friendships and be a part of something bigger than yourself. Northern Arizona women’s tennis player Jordan Denesik has gone through some hard times in her life dealing with personal struggles like anorexia and bulimia. When life kicked Denesik down and she was struggling with the body image she saw, Denesik turned to tennis as a form of therapy and a way to get back to being the positive, healthy person she is today.

February 23, 2015
Swim & Dive Starts Title Defense on Wednesday at WAC Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For years, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team were the hunters at the Western Athletic Conference Championships. This week, the Lumberjacks will be in a different position for the first time in school history. As the defending champions, NAU will instead be the hunted – the team with the target on its back – as it sets its sights on bringing back the hardware to Flagstaff for the second consecutive season.

February 23, 2015
Golf Opens Strong at Grand Canyon Invitational
LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women's golf opened spring season on a high note and are going into day two of the Grand Canyon Invitational ranked second with a score of 301 (+13).

February 23, 2015
NAU Soccer’s 2015 Schedule Features 11 Home Matches
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has released its 2015 schedule that features nine non-conference matches and nine home matches as the Lumberjacks look to defend their 2014 Big Sky Championship.

February 23, 2015
Kris Yanku Named Big Sky Co-Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona sophomore guard Kris Yanku named Co-Big Sky Player of the Week, announced Monday by the conference office. Yanku shares the accolade with Montana’s Martin Breunig. The honor is the first of Yanku’s career and the first for a Lumberjack this season.

February 22, 2015
NAU’s Faces Southern Utah in First Home Match of the Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team will play its first home match of the season as the Lumberjacks host Big Sky opponent Southern Utah. This is the only scheduled match that will be played at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Ariz. for NAU this season.

February 22, 2015
NAU Drops 4-3 Nail Biter to Air Force
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team concluded their two-match weekend at the University of New Mexico in a neutral site matchup against Air Force. In the final match against Air Force, the Lumberjacks dropped a third set tiebreaker as NAU fell to Air Force 4-3.

February 21, 2015
Women's Basketball Outshot by Eastern Washington, 73-42
CHENEY, Wash. – For the second time this road trip, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team was done in by a critical first half run, this time at the hands of second-place Eastern Washington on Saturday. The Lumberjacks fell to the Eagles, 73-42, despite 18 points from sophomore Rene Coggins and 16 points from senior Erikka Banks. The loss dropped NAU's record to 11-14 and 7-7 in the conference.

February 21, 2015
NAU’s Two-Match Winning Streak Snapped by New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team saw its two-match winning streak snapped by No. 63 in the nation, New Mexico, 6-1 as NAU falls to the 63rd best team in the country. NAU falls to 2-3 on the season.

February 21, 2015
Lumberjacks Stun Conference Leader Eastern Washington 73-69
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team hosted the first-place Eastern Washington Eagles. It was a thriller in the Walkup Skydome as the Lumberjacks held the Eagles scoreless for the last 3:15 of the game as NAU took down the visiting team 73-69.

February 20, 2015
NAU Takes Two-Match Winning Streak to New Mexico
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After going 2-0 last weekend against a nationally ranked opponent in Nevada, and a comeback win against New Mexico State, the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team is headed back to New Mexico for a matchup against the University of New Mexico and a neutral site match versus Air Force. It was a memorable week for the Lumberjacks last week defeating a nationally ranked opponent for just the second time in school history.

February 20, 2015
NAU Drops 7-0 Match to No. 29 in the Nation Arizona State
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team faced their toughest opponent of the season against No. 29 in the country Arizona State. The Lumberjacks struggled throughout the day as NAU fell to the Sun Devils 7-0.

February 20, 2015
Spring Into Action: Golf Opens Their Spring Season at Grand Canyon University
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf opens their spring campaign at the Grand Canyon Women’s Invitational from February 23-25 in Litchfield Park, Ariz.

February 20, 2015
Men’s Hoops Faces Conference Leader Eastern Washington This Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s hoops hosts conference leader Eastern Washington this Saturday. It will also be Native American Day, Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, and Family Weekend. The Lumberjacks (14-12, 9-4 Big Sky) and Eagles are slated for a 2:05 p.m. tip on Saturday.

February 20, 2015
Full Speed Ahead: Jamison Hits Huge Personal Best at NAU Tune-Up
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Senior Vernon Jamison hit a huge personal best in the men's 60m hurdles with his second-place - first among collegiate competitors - time of 7.80. His converted time (7.84) ranks second all-time in school history, leads the Big Sky and currently ranks 20th in the nation.

February 19, 2015
NAU Faces Nationally Ranked Arizona State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After taking the week off from play last weekend, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team is back in action as they head down to the Valley for a matchup against No. 29 in the nation, Arizona State.

February 19, 2015
NAU Rallies for 72-65 Win Over Idaho
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team faced off against Idaho for the first time since 1996 and the Lumberjacks went on an 8-0 run to end the game to defeat the Vandals 72-65 at the Walkup Skydome.

February 19, 2015
Women's Basketball Doomed by First Half in 78-43 Loss to Idaho
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho closed the first half on a 22-0 run and pulled away from the Northern Arizona women's basketball, handing the Lumberjacks a 78-43 loss Thursday night at the Cowan Spectrum. NAU's record fell to 11-13 overall and 7-6 in conference play, dropping a spot in the Big Sky standings to sixth-place.

February 18, 2015
More Football Camp Dates Added
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – There’s still time to register for participation in Northern Arizona football’s summer camps. Dates have just been added for the Jerome Souers Youth Football Camp in July. For more information please contact Coach Jimmy Beal at 928-310-0023.

February 18, 2015
Last Chance: Lumberjacks Aim for Final Qualifiers at the NAU Tune-Up
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field host their final meet of the regular season – the NAU Tune-Up – this Friday at the Walkup Skydome with events scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.

February 18, 2015
Felix Schumann Has Been Named Big Sky Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – In just his second week into his first collegiate season, Northern Arizona men’s tennis freshman Felix Schumann has been named Big Sky Player of the Week.

February 17, 2015
Deante Kemper Named Big Sky Athlete of the Week for Record-Setting Performance at Iowa State
OGDEN, Utah - Deante Kemper has been named the Big Sky Athlete of the Week for his record-setting performance in the men's high jump at the Iowa State Classic.

February 17, 2015
Lumberjacks Set for Matchups Versus Idaho and Eastern Washington
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – This week’s schedule pairs Northern Arizona versus the University of Idaho and Eastern Washington. The teams only compete against each other once this season, as the Lumberjacks get to host both squads at home. Tip-off on Thursday against the Vandals is set for 6:35 p.m., while NAU and Eastern Washington are slated for a 2:05 p.m. tip on Saturday.

February 17, 2015
Lumberjacks Take Win Streak to UI, EWU During Northwest Trip
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team will face a pair of conference foes for the first time this season on the road this weekend. The Lumberjacks (11-12, 7-5 Big Sky) will take their two-game win streak to the Northwest to face Idaho on Thursday and Eastern Washington on Saturday with two chances to further solidify their place among the Big Sky's top eight teams. NAU will tip-off versus UI in Moscow, Idaho at 7 p.m. on Thursday and 3 p.m. versus EWU in Cheney, Wash. on Saturday. Both times are local to Flagstaff.

February 16, 2015
Spring Forward: Strong Returners and Talented Newcomers Look to
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona women’s golf looks to take positives from their up-and-down performances during the spring and fall of the 2014 to build a new team culture going into their spring campaign.

February 14, 2015
NAU Completes the Comeback 4-3 Over New Mexico State
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team capped off their best weekend of the 2015 season in Las Cruces going up against New Mexico State. The Lumberjacks backs were against the wall being down 3-1 but NAU was able to come from behind to defeat the Aggies 4-3 ending the perfect 2-0 weekend. NAU is now 2-2 this season.

February 14, 2015
Women's Basketball Finishes Strong, Hands Weber State 56-52 Defeat
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Down four at halftime and as much as six in the second half, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team ended the game on an 8-2 run to gut out a 56-52 victory over Weber State. Sophomore Catelyn Preston's go-ahead bucket with 1:25 was the dagger as NAU was less than willing to show the Wildcats love on Valentine's Day, avenging an earlier loss to Weber State on the road last month.

February 14, 2015
Deante Kemper Sets School Record at Iowa State Classic
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Senior Deante Kemper further cemented his Northern Arizona Track and Field legacy today with his men's high jump win at the Iowa State Classic. Kemper broke the school record - previously set by himself - with a height of 7-04.25 (2.24m).

February 14, 2015
Lumberjacks Earn 61-54 Win on the Road at Weber State
OGDEN, Utah – With the never give up attitude, Northern Arizona men’s basketball defeated Weber State 61-54 tonight at the Dee Events Center. The win was the second straight for NAU in the building, and the fourth straight Big Sky home loss for the Wildcats. NAU was led by Quinton Upshur who tallied 20 points.

February 13, 2015
Women's Hoops Ends Home Week Saturday Versus Weber State in Rolle
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Winners of four of their last five games, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team will host Weber State on Saturday in the Rolle Activity Center with the intention of keeping their momentum going. The Lumberjacks welcome the Wildcats in for a Valentine's Day matinee at 2 p.m. in a battle between teams in the middle of the pack of the Big Sky standings.

February 13, 2015
Monumental Win: NAU Defeats No. 70 Nevada 5-2
TUCSON, Ariz. – For the second time in school history, the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team defeated a nationally ranked opponent as the Lumberjacks took down No. 70 Nevada, 5-2 for NAU’s first win this season.

February 13, 2015
Distance Crew Hits Big Marks on Friday Night
Flagstaff, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona track and field team added four new Big Sky qualifiers tonight at the NAU Invitational and the Iowa State Classic.

February 12, 2015
Men's Tennis: Back On the Road to Tucson & New Mexico
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team is back on the road for their second straight weekend to start out the season. On Friday, Feb. 13, the Lumberjacks will face Nevada in a neutral match in Tucson, then head to New Mexico for a Saturday matchup against New Mexico State in Las Cruces.

February 12, 2015
NAU Tripped Up at Idaho State, 80-66
POCATELLO, Idaho – Northern Arizona entered tonight on a four-game win streak, but a hungry Idaho State team knocked off the Lumberjacks 8-66 tonight at Holt Arena. The Bengals led by as much as 14 points with nine minutes left to play to capture their first win over NAU since 2012.

February 12, 2015
NAU Earns First Win Over ISU Since 2011, 64-47, on Play 4 Kay Night
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Raven Anderson scored 21 of her career-high 25 points in the second half, helping the Northern Arizona women's basketball team snap a seven-game losing streak to Idaho State with a 64-47 victory in the Skydome. On Play 4 Kay night to bring awareness to breast cancer, the Lumberjacks rose to the occasion, moving to 6-5 in conference play and recording their 10th overall victory of the season.

February 11, 2015
Caleb Hoover Named to USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic Team
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Caleb Hoover has been named to the 2014 USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic team. Hoover is a senior majoring in exercise science with plans to attend medical school following his graduation this spring. He holds a 3.97 GPA.

February 11, 2015
Final Countdown: With Two Weeks Until the Conference Championships, the 'Jacks Look to Qualify in the Skydome and Iowa
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Following a week off, Northern Arizona track and field is back in competition, splitting between hosting the NAU Invitational and competing at the Iowa State Classic

February 10, 2015
Women's Hoops Plays 4 Kay Thursday Versus Idaho State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team will look to get back into the win column on Thursday as they host Idaho State in the Walkup Skydome at 6:30 p.m. The game will be NAU's annual Play 4 Kay game to raise breast cancer awareness. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game and support the nationwide cause to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

February 10, 2015
Round Two: NAU Men’s Hoops Heads to Idaho State and Weber State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. –Northern Arizona men’s basketball travels to Idaho State and Weber State for the second round of match-ups in Big Sky play. The Lumberjacks and Bengals will play Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m., while NAU and the Wildcats are set for a 7 p.m. tip-off Saturday.

February 10, 2015
Hailey Rochin Earns Big Sky Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – After the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team won their first two matches of the season this past weekend over South Dakota State and Big Sky opponent North Dakota, the Lumberjacks’ Hailey Rochin has been named Big Sky Player of the Week.

February 9, 2015
Saturday's Women's Hoops Game to be Played in Rolle Activity Center
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two of the Northern Arizona women's basketball team's final two games will be moved to the Rolle Activity Center starting with this Saturday's contest against Weber State.

February 8, 2015
NAU Wins Two In A Row After a 6-1 Win over SDSU
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Carrying the momentum for yesterday’s win over Big Sky opponent North Dakota, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team extend their winning streak to two, after a 6-1 win over South Dakota State extending their winning streak to two after closing out their week in Grand Forks.

February 7, 2015
NAU Sweeps North Dakota 7-0 for First Win of the Season
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team had to travel all the way to Grand Forks for its first Big Sky match of the season against North Dakota and the Lumberjacks were able to sweep North Dakota 7-0 for NAU’s first win of the season.

February 7, 2015
Challenge Complete: NAU Dominates North Dakota in 88-63 Victory
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Another team effort by Northern Arizona as it dominated North Dakota today at the Walkup Skydome to earn the 88-63 win. The Lumberjacks had three players score in double figures as it earned its first ever win over UND at home.

February 7, 2015
NAU Falls to No. 73 Utah State
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team closed out their first weekend of play this season in Tucson against Utah State. Kester Black won the Lumberjacks’ first match of the season but it wasn’t enough as NAU fell to the 73rd best team in the country 6-1 to drop to 0-2 this season.

February 7, 2015
Women's Basketball's Win Streak Halted at UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team was unable to keep North Dakota, the second-highest scoring team in the Big Sky, in check on Saturday as their three-game win streak was snapped by the defending conference champs, 78-62. North Dakota shot 58.9 percent from the field, marking the first time an opponent has shot upwards of 50 percent against NAU this season, in the victory.

February 6, 2015
NAU Drops Opener to Arizona 7-0
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team opened their season on the road traveling down t Tucson, facing the University of Arizona. The Lumberjacks were swept by the Wildcats 7-0 dropping their season opener.

February 6, 2015
NAU Faces North Dakota and South Dakota State in Grand Forks
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a week off from play, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team are back on the road as they travel down to Grand Forks for two matches against North Dakota and South Dakota State.

February 6, 2015
Challenge Accepted: NAU and North Dakota Face Off This Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s hoops host North Dakota (8-13, 4-6 Big Sky) this Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome. The game can be seen live on FOX Sports AZ and FOX College Sports Pacific.

February 5, 2015
Bear Down: NAU Downs Northern Colorado for 65-60 Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the first time since January 24, 2013 the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team defeated Northern Colorado. With a season- high 31 points from Quinton Upshur, the Lumberjacks (11-11, 6-3 Big Sky) were able to take down the Bears (11-10, 6-4 Big Sky) to move into fourth place in the Big Sky Conference.

February 5, 2015
Women's Basketball Earns Road Win at Northern Colorado, 51-49
GREELEY, Colo. – After nine straight losses to Northern Colorado the Northern Arizona women's basketball team got the best of the Bears for the second straight year in Greeley. NAU held off a hard charging Bears squad to come out on the winning end of a 51-49 slugfest on Thursday, prevailing in the final seconds and as a result earned their elusive first road victory of the season. With the win, the 'Jacks moved over .500 in conference play to 5-4.

February 5, 2015
Lumberjacks Open the Season Against UofA
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The wait is finally over as the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team is back in action as they travel down to Tucson to face Arizona on Friday, Feb. 6 and then stay in Tucson for a neutral match on Saturday against Utah State at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center to open the Lumberjacks 2015 campaign.

February 4, 2015
‘Jack Football Inks 21 With 11 In-State Products
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona football added 21 future Lumberjacks on National Signing Day. Continuing its strong tradition of “Stay In-State” head coach Jerome Souers signed 11 players from Arizona.

February 3, 2015
Women's Basketball Travels to Northern Colorado, North Dakota
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Fresh off a 2-1 homestand, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team travels to Northern Colorado on Thursday to start their road trip this week. The Lumberjacks will then make the trek to North Dakota on Saturday to cap the longest road trip in the Big Sky Conference. Tipoff versus the Bears on Thursday is 7 p.m. while NAU will take on UND on Saturday at 1 p.m. Both times are local to Flagstaff.

February 3, 2015
Buzzard Named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Northern Arizona women’s soccer senior Diane Buzzard had an excellent career at Northern Arizona excelling on the field and thriving in the classroom. For her achievements this past season that ended in a Big Sky title and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament, Buzzard was selected to the 2014 NSCAA Women’s University Division Scholar All-West Region Team as an honorable mention selection.

February 3, 2015
Men’s Hoops Welcomes Northern Colorado and North Dakota
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will host Northern Colorado (11-9, 6-3 Big Sky) this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome, and then will face North Dakota (7-13, 3-6 Big Sky) on Saturday at 2 p.m. Thursday's game will be aired live on FOX Sports AZ, FOX Sports AZ Plus and FOX College Sports Pacific. Saturday's game can be seen on FOX Sports AZ and FOX College Sports Atlantic.

February 3, 2015
2015 Season Preview: Men’s Tennis goes into the season with high expectations
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The wait is finally over as the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team will kick off their 2015 campaign with high expectations. The Lumberjacks will enter their second season with head coach Ki Kroll at the helm for NAU who has completely changed the culture of the program.

February 3, 2015
Golf Picked Fifth in Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah - Northern Arizona women’s golf has been picked to finish fifth in the Big Sky Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released today by the conference office.

February 2, 2015
Register Today for Jerome Souers Football Camp
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It’s time to register for Northern Arizona football summer camps. All camps will run during the month of June, but sign up now before it's too late. A combination of youth, high school and team camps will be ran by the NAU coaching staff. For more information please contact Coach Jimmy Beal at 928-310-0023. Dates for the Jerome Souers Youth Football Camp will be announced at a later date.

February 2, 2015
NAU Athletics February Student-Athlete Spotlight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Deante Kemper of the track & field team and Raven Anderson of the women's basketball team are featured in Lumberjack Academics' monthly student-athlete spotlight for the month of February.

January 31, 2015
Swimming & Diving Falls to Wyoming, Finishes Air Force Diving Invite
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. & LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team completed their regular season on Saturday with a dual meet against the University of Wyoming. The swimmers competed against the Cowgirls, as well as host UNLV in an unscored meet, in Las Vegas while the divers wrapped up competition at the Air Force Diving Invitational. Despite strong efforts in the pool and on the boards, NAU fell to a high quality Wyoming squad .

January 31, 2015
Lumberjack Track and Field Finishes the Mountain T's Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field picked up 10 Big Sky qualifying marks today at the Mountain T’s Invitational. Combined with marks from the first day of competition, they come away with 19 standards in two days.

January 31, 2015
‘Jacks Sail Past Southern Utah for the Sweep
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Northern Arizona led from the first basket and never looked back as it completed the sweep over Southern Utah with a 81-60 win on the road. The victory gave NAU its second straight win to improve to 10-11 overall and 5-3 in the Big Sky.

January 31, 2015
Women's Hoops Powers Past Southern Utah in Overtime, 73-64
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team fought back from an eight-point halftime deficit and muscled their way past Southern Utah in overtime for a 73-64 victory to even their Big Sky record to 4-4. The Lumberjacks, now 8-11 for the season, received a career-high 17 points from junior Mariah Willadsen and double-doubles from seniors Raven Anderson and Erikka Banks in NAU's second come-from-behind home win over Southern Utah in as many years.

January 30, 2015
Jackson Leads NAU Diving on First Day at Air Force
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Junior Chelsea Jackson was one of three Northern Arizona divers to capture season-best scores on platform at the Air Force Diving Invitational. In just the team's second – and final – appearance on platform this season before the WAC Championships, Jackson placed a team-best 12th in the event on Friday, the first of two days for NAU at the competitive invite.

January 30, 2015
NAU Football Signing Day Party at Little America
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona football program will announce its 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at its National Signing Day event at Little America Hotel. The event is open to the public. Complimentary appetizers and refreshments will be provided. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

January 30, 2015
'Jack Track Wraps Up First Day of Mountain T's Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field picked up nine Big Sky qualifying marks on the first day of the Mountain T’s Invitational.

January 29, 2015
NAU travels to Tucson to face the University of Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team is back on the road as they travel down to face the University of Arizona in a dual match. The Lumberjacks are still searching for their first win of the season after facing some tough opponents. NAU is coming off a week facing some of the best teams in the country in No. 23 South Carolina and the University of New Mexico. Senior Johanna Vang looks to carry last week’s momentum into the week’s match as she was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week. The honor was her second of her career as she defeated New Mexico’s Emily Olivier, who was ranked No. 6 in the ITA Mountain Region.

January 29, 2015
NAU Concludes Homestand on Saturday with Southern Utah Rematch
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Looking to avenge a 63-53 loss to Southern Utah on Jan. 10, the Northern Arizona women's basketball will host their closest geographic competitor in the Big Sky on Saturday to close out their three-game homestand. The Lumberjacks and Thunderbirds will tip-off in the Walkup Skydome at 5:30 p.m. on the celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

January 28, 2015
Northern Arizona Track and Field Host Mountain T's Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field hosts the two-day Mountain-T’s Invitational this weekend at the Walkup Skydome. Multi-events lead off the meet on Friday at 9:20 a.m. followed by field events at 2 p.m. and track events at 5 p.m. The second day kicks-off at 8 a.m.

January 28, 2015
NAU Concludes Regular Season in Colorado, Vegas This Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team will have one final opportunity to compete before next month's Western Athletic Conference Championships this weekend in separate meets. The divers will spend Friday and Saturday at the Air Force Diving Invitational, while the swimmers will compete in a double-dual against UNLV and Wyoming in Las Vegas on Saturday.

January 27, 2015
31 Lumberjacks Earn 2014 Big Sky Fall All-Academic Team Honors
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona football, volleyball, soccer and men's and women's cross country teams placed a total of 31 student-athletes on the fall 2014 Big Sky All-Academic Teams as recognized by the conference office.

January 27, 2015
On the Road Again: ‘Jacks at Southern Utah
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball heads up the highway to Cedar City, Utah to face Southern Utah (5-13, 2-5 BSC) for the second time this season. Tip-off at Centrum Arena is set for 7 p.m.

January 27, 2015
Vernon Jamison Named Big Sky Track Athlete of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Senior Vernon Jamison picked up Northern Arizona track and field's third Big Sky Athlete of the Week honor of this season today, joining last week's honorees Jessica Weise and Deante Kemper.

January 27, 2015
Johanna Vang Claims Big Sky Player of the Week Honor
OGDEN, Utah - After an impressive victory over a top-notch player in the ITA Mountain Region, Northern Arizona women’s tennis Johanna Vang, has been named this week’s Big Sky Conference Player of the Week. The senior from Sweden picks up her second player of the week honor in her career.

January 24, 2015
Strong Day for 'Jack Track at the Lumberjack Team Challenge
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field took advantage of another week in the Walkup Skydome to hit 10 Big Sky qualifying marks at the Lumberjack Team Challenge today.

January 24, 2015
Women's Basketball Outmuscles Montana State, 79-64
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team used a convincing second half run to snap their four-game losing streak on Saturday, handing Montana State a 79-64 defeat in the Skydome. Seniors Erikka Banks and Raven Anderson were instrumental in the victory, combining for 43 points to help NAU improve to 3-4 in conference play and 7-11 overall. The win also broke a nine-game skid to the Bobcats dating back nearly five years.

January 24, 2015
Lumberjacks Defy the Odds, Beat Montana State on the Road 71-64
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Defying the odds, Northern Arizona men’s basketball went into Worthington Arena and won for the first time since 2007. The Lumberjacks rallied behind double-digit scoring from four of its starters to defeat the Bobcats 71-64 this afternoon.

January 24, 2015
NAU Athletics to Host National Girls and Women in Sports Day on January 31
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The NAU Athletics Department will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day next Saturday, Jan. 31 celebrating and encouraging girls and women in athletics. Northern Arizona University will celebrate NGWSD for the third straight year and will once again include a free youth clinic and a day full of activities culminating with the NAU women's basketball game in the Skydome versus Southern Utah.

January 23, 2015
'Jacks Welcome Montana State to the Skydome on Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team hosts Montana State on Saturday in the Skydome with their attention firmly on snapping their four-game losing streak. The Lumberjacks fell to 2-4 in the conference, 6-11 overall, with their 69-42 loss to Montana Thursday night. Tipoff versus the Bobcats is slated for 6:30 p.m.

January 23, 2015
A Look Inside the Numbers of NAU's MLK Day of Service
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Monday, the NAU Athletics Department made a difference in the community in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The day included a campus-wide march as well as the department’s student-athletes and staff participating in a variety of community service activities throughout the Flagstaff community.

January 23, 2015
NAU Falls to No. 23 South Carolina
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team faced the 23rd best team in the nation Friday night in the University of South Carolina. The Lumberjacks struggled against the Gamecocks as they fell to South Carolina 4-0.

January 22, 2015
NAU Drops Nail Biter to New Mexico 4-3
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team traveled to New Mexico to face the University of New Mexico for the Lumberjacks’ first road trip of the season. After dropping the doubles point, NAU fought back with three wins in singles play but it wasn’t enough as the Lumberjacks fall to the Lobos 4-3. NAU drops to 0-2 on the season.

January 22, 2015
Griz Climb Back in the Second Half, Top NAU 64-57
MISSOULA, Mont. – Northern Arizona led Montana at the half, but the Griz battled back in the second to top the Lumberjacks 64-57 at Dahlberg Arena. Montana scored 40 points in the second half to come away with the victory and improve to 9-8, 5-1 in the Big Sky.

January 22, 2015
Off to the Races: Northern Arizona Hosts Lumberjack Team Challenge
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona track and field is ready to spend another week in the Skydome, hosting the Lumberjack Team Challenge on Saturday at 9 a.m.

January 22, 2015
Women's Basketball Bested by Montana, 69-42
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Erikka Banks scored 10 points as the Northern Arizona women's basketball team was unable to fight back from an early deficit in a 69-42 loss to Montana on Thursday. The loss dropped NAU's record to 6-11 overall and 2-4 in the Big Sky.

January 21, 2015
NAU Women's Tennis Off to New Mexico for Two Matches
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team will head out to New Mexico for the Lumberjacks’ first road trip of the season. On Thursday, Jan. 22, NAU will face the University of New Mexico then the Lumberjacks will have a quick turnaround as they face South Carolina the next day as the match will be played in Albuquerque.

January 21, 2015
Hasquet Named NFF Valley of the Sun Chapter Scholar Athlete of the Year
PHOENIX, Ariz. – A quartet of Northern Arizona football players will be honored at the 34th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet hosted by The Valley of the Sun Chapter. Leading the way for the Lumberjacks is senior linebacker Austin Hasquet who was named one of two College Scholar Athletes of the Year.

January 21, 2015
Kemper and Weise Named Big Sky Field Athletes of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Deante Kemper and Jessica Weise were named the Big Sky Field Athletes of the Week yesterday by the conference offices for their performances at the Friday Night Duals last weekend.

January 20, 2015
Join Women's Hoops for Wine Down Event Thursday Pregame
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Prior to the Northern Arizona women's basketball team's game versus Montana on Thursday, join the Lumberjacks for the Third Annual Wine Down. The event will start at 6 p.m., one hour prior to the 7 p.m. tipoff against the Lady Griz, in the pregame hospitality area on the court level of the Walkup Skydome.

January 20, 2015
Women's Basketball Hosts Montana in Return Home on Thursday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - After three straight road games over the last two weeks, the Northern Arizona women's basketball returns home on Thursday versus Montana at 7 p.m. in the Walkup Skydome. The Lumberjacks (6-10, 2-3 BSC) will aim to snap their three-game losing streak overall and four-game skid to the Lady Griz over the last two seasons.

January 20, 2015
Lumberjacks Take Their Talents to Montana
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will travel to the state of Montana this week to face the University of Montana on Thursday and Montana State on Saturday. The Grizzlies are 8-8, 4-1 in conference play, while the Bobcats are 3-14, 0-5 in the Big Sky.

January 19, 2015
NAU Athletics Lends A Hand to the Community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona Athletics Department used Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give back to the Flagstaff community. Lumberjack student-athletes, coaches and administrators joined forces today to help give back. Participating in various community service activities and a march, NAU was able to help celebrate the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2015
Former Lumberjack Frank Pollack Promoted to Offensive Line Coach with the Dallas Cowboys
IRVING, Texas – Former Northern Arizona Lumberjack Frank Pollack has been promoted to offensive line coach for the Dallas Cowboys, the organization announced this week. He previously held the role of assistant offensive line coach for the Cowboys. Pollack played for NAU from 1985-89, was an All-Big Sky First Team selection and All-American his final season.

January 17, 2015
Turnovers Prove Costly for Idaho State, NAU Captures 72-69 Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team (8-10, 3-2 Big Sky) got back to their winning ways against Idaho State (4-14, 1-5 Big Sky) with a 72-69 win over the Bengals. Senior guard Aaseem Dixon scored a team-high 20 points as the Lumberjacks won their fifth straight game over Idaho State.

January 17, 2015
NAU Loses in Dramatic Fashion, 69-68, on Road to Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team led for 38 minutes and 44 seconds of the 40 minute game clock, but had the game stolen from them in the final seconds by Idaho State in Reed Gym, 69-68, to fall to 6-10 overall and 2-3 in conference play.

January 16, 2015
Nine 'Jacks Hit Big Sky Marks at Friday Night Duals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona Track and Field made a strong showing at their first home meet of the 2015 indoor season, qualifying nine Lumberjacks for February’s Big Sky Indoor Championships tonight at the Friday Night Duals.

January 16, 2015
Lumberjacks Ready to Bounce Back Versus Idaho State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball will host Idaho State this Saturday at the Walkup Skydome. Tip-off versus the Bengals (4-13, 1-4 BSC) is slated for 4:05 p.m. The game can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona, FOX Sports Arizona Plus, and FOX College Sports Pacific.

January 16, 2015
UC Davis Defeats NAU 5-2 In Season Opener
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team opened up their season against UC Davis in a neutral match on the campus of Arizona State. The Lumberjacks picked up two wins in singles play but it was not enough as the Aggies defeated NAU 5-2 as the Lumberjacks dropped their season opener.

January 16, 2015
Men's Tennis Picked Fifth in Big Sky Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah – The season is just a few weeks away for the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team, which means the Big Sky preseason polls have been released. After finishing third in the Big Sky last year, the Lumberjacks were picked to finish fifth in the Big Sky this season.

January 15, 2015
NAU Women’s Tennis Picked Fourth in Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah – The day before the Northern Arizona women’s tennis begins their 2015 campaign, the Big Sky preseason polls were released with the Lumberjacks picked to finish fourth.

January 15, 2015
Women's Basketball's Rally Efforts Stifled by Weber State, 66-53
OGDEN, Utah – Every Lumberjack rally was answered by the Wildcats as the Northern Arizona women's basketball team was unable to complete their second half comeback despite several hard efforts in a 66-53 loss to Weber State on Thursday. Senior Erikka Banks led the way with her sixth double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the defeat, dropping the Lumberjacks' record to 6-9, 2-2 in the conference.

January 15, 2015
Men’s Hoops Drops First Big Sky Home Game of the Season to Weber State, 74-65
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team (7-10, 2-2 Big Sky) looked to extend its winning streak in the Big Sky to three as they hosted the defending Big Sky Champions Weber State (8-8, 3-2 Big Sky). Sophomore guard Kris Yanku scored a season-high 27 points, but the Lumberjacks dropped their first Big Sky home game of the season to the Wildcats 74-65.

January 14, 2015
The NAU Women’s Tennis Season Kicks Off Friday Against UC Davis
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team is about to embark on the 2015 season this week with high hopes going into the regular season. The Lumberjacks come into the season with big expectations after finishing second in the Big Sky Conference last year with an 8-2 record. Head coach Kim Bruno has added a group of youngsters to an already deep roster. The Lumberjacks will travel down to the Valley as they face UC Davis in a neutral match played at the campus of Arizona State.

January 14, 2015
Off The Blocks: NAU Track and Field Hosts First Indoor Meet
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona Track and Field is set to open another season this Friday when they host the Friday Night Duals starting at 3 p.m. in the Walkup Skydome.

January 13, 2015
Northern Arizona Picked to Finish First in Big Sky Indoor Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah – Following a dominating year in conference action, Northern Arizona Track and Field has been picked to finish first at February’s Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships. The preseason poll is voted on by coaches in the conference.

January 13, 2015
Lumberjacks Back Out on Road at Weber State, Idaho State This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - In search of a breakthrough on the road, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team hits the road for the second straight week this week with games at Weber State, 7 p.m. on Thursday, and Idaho State, 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Lumberjacks had their two-game win streak to open conference play snapped last Saturday at Southern Utah.

January 13, 2015
NAU Football Announces 2015 Schedule
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona Football has released its 2015 schedule. Head coach Jerome Souers enters his 18th season with the Lumberjacks, as they embark on a new year.

January 13, 2015
Greek Night This Thursday Versus Weber State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball continues its three-game home stand with a game versus reigning Big Sky Champion Weber State on Thursday night. Tip-off versus the Wildcats (3-10, 0-2 BSC) is set for 6:35 p.m. The game can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona, FOX Sports Arizona Plus, and FOX College Sports Pacific.

January 10, 2015
Women's Basketball Drops 63-53 Decision at Southern Utah
CEDAR CITY, Utah – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team suffered their first Big Sky loss of the season on Saturday, 63-53, to Southern Utah to fall to 6-8 overall and 2-1 in the conference. The Lumberjacks held a one-point halftime lead, but struggled from the field throughout the game in their attempt to match their best start to the conference season in school history.

January 10, 2015
Lumberjacks Axe Thunderbirds in Big Sky Home Opener, 70-67
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona topped Southern Utah in its Big Sky home opener 70-67 at the Walkup Skydome. The win gave NAU its second straight conference win to improve to 7-9 overall and 2-1 in league play. Aaseem Dixon led the Lumberjacks with 22 points.

January 9, 2015
The Las Vegas Boys – Aaseem Dixon and Jordyn Martin – From Rivals to Friends
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - In Las Vegas, Nevada, the competitiveness of local high schools is always a 10 on any scale you test. For senior point guard Aaseem Dixon and junior forward Jordyn Martin, they have made their way from the high school courts of Vegas to the Walkup Skydome home to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.

January 9, 2015
Austin Hasquet Named to FCS Academic All-Star Team
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Northern Arizona senior linebacker Austin Hasquet was named to the 17th Annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team announced by the FCS ADA, today.

January 8, 2015
NAU Aims to Carry Momentum into Southern Utah on Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - For the first time since 2006, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team sits at 2-0 in the conference following home victories against Sacramento State and Portland State last week. This Saturday, the Lumberjacks look to make it three straight to open Big Sky play for just the second time in school history when they take on Southern Utah in Cedar City, Utah at 7 p.m.

January 8, 2015
2014 NAU Football Recap
The 2014 Northern Arizona football season was a whirlwind. It was the 100th season for Lumberjack football, and that brought out the best of the Lumberjacks on-and-off the field, former and current.

January 7, 2015
Swim & Dive Victorious Over UNC, 142-93, in Home Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team proved there's no place better than home as they cruised to a 142-93 victory over Northern Colorado on Wednesday, winning nine of the 11 scored events. Senior Caitlin Wright and freshman Claire Hammond each won a pair of events as the Lumberjacks won the first five events in a dominating performance in their first dual meet in the Wall Aquatic Center in a month.

January 7, 2015
Lumberjacks Host Southern Utah in Big Sky Home Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team hosts Southern Utah on Saturday, Jan. 10 in its Big Sky home opener. Tip-off versus the Thunderbirds (3-10, 0-2 BSC) is set for 2:05 p.m. The game can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona and FOX College Sports Pacific.

January 6, 2015
Lumberjack Football to Hold Walk-On Meeting Jan. 12
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona Football Program will have a mandatory meeting for players interested in walking on to the team on Monday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. The meeting is for students currently enrolled at NAU only and will take place in the J.L. Walkup Skydome in the west side suites on the second mezzanine level in the football office area. Please bring a pen, a letter of recommendation (from a past coach), your NCAA ID # so we can verify that you are a full qualifier for Division 1 athletics and a highlight video link from your last year of competition - Not a DVD.

January 5, 2015
Women's Hoops' Erikka Banks Notches First Big Sky POTW Award
OGDEN, Utah – Fresh off helping lead the Northern Arizona women's basketball team to their first 2-0 start in conference play since the 2005-06 season, senior Erikka Banks was named the Big Sky's Player of the Week on Monday. She also garnered College Sports Madness' Player of the Week honor for the conference. The weekly award from the conference office is the first of her career.

January 5, 2015
Swim & Dive Returns Home, Hosts Northern Colorado Wednesday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Since last competing at home on Dec. 6, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team has spent the last month well-traveled. From Las Vegas to San Diego to Tucson, the Lumberjacks have endured through two training camps, a three-day invitational and a pair of dual meets making their return home all the more welcomed. On Wednesday, NAU will host WAC opponent Northern Colorado in the Wall Aquatic Center at 4 p.m. in the team's final home meet of the season.

January 3, 2015
Career Nights Lift Northern Arizona Past Portland State for First Big Sky Win of the Season
PORTLAND, Ore. – Sophomore guard Kris Yanku recorded his first career double-double as Northern Arizona topped Portland State 73-60 at the Peter W. Stott Center. Yanku’s 13 points and 11 assists were crucial in the Lumberjacks earning their first Big Sky win of the season.

January 3, 2015
Women's Hoops Deadly from Deep in 94-46 Triumph Past PSU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It was a day of season-bests in the Walkup Skydome for the Northern Arizona women's basketball team as it completed the first weekend of conference play with a decisive 94-46 victory over Portland State. The win marked NAU's first 2-0 start in Big Sky play in nearly a decade dating back to the 2005-06 season and just the third time in school history. The Lumberjacks are now 6-7 overall.

January 2, 2015
Swim & Dive Battles Tough in Losses to No. 14 Arizona, Oregon State
TUCSON, Ariz. – Facing far from ideal conditions, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team persevered and nearly posted an upset in their double dual versus No. 14 Arizona and Oregon State on Friday at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center. The Lumberjacks were denied the victory against the Beavers as Oregon State rallied in the final two events to prevail 148-146 against a feisty NAU squad. NAU also fell to the Wildcats, 191-102.

January 1, 2015
NAU Stings Sacramento State, 64-60, in New Year Matinee
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Facing the country's fifth highest scoring team, the Northern Arizona women's basketball extinguished Sacramento State's offensive fireworks on New Year's Day to pick up a 64-60 victory on Thursday to ring in 2015 on a high note. The win snapped a four-game losing streak to the Hornets and was NAU's first victory to open the conference season since the 2007-08 season. NAU also ended a four-game overall losing streak to improve to 5-7.

January 1, 2015
NAU Aggressive on the Road, but Fall to Sacramento State 78-73 in Big Sky Opener
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Northern Arizona (5-9, 0-1 Big Sky) used aggressive play from start to finish, but a late surge by Sacramento State (7-5, 1-0 Big Sky) saw the home team capture the 78-73 win in the 2015 Big Sky opener. The Lumberjacks shot 50 percent from the floor in the second half, but crucial misses at the free throw line in the final minutes sunk NAU at the Hornet’s Nest.

December 31, 2014
'Jacks Start End of Season Tune-Up Friday with Pac-12 Double Dual
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team will begin the 2015 year – and stretch run towards the WAC Championships – on Friday in Tucson with a double dual against No. 14 Arizona and Oregon State. The double dual versus the two Pac-12 schools will serve as the team's finale of their week of training in Tucson.

December 30, 2014
A Special Bond Between NAU Basketball and Their "Sixth Man"
For the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team, November 26, 2014 will be a day they will always remember. The Lumberjacks played two hard fought games earlier in the week including a six-point loss to Ole Miss after leading the majority of the game.

December 30, 2014
Women's Hoops Opens BSC Play with Sac State, Portland State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball (4-7) will ring in the new year with the start of Big Sky Conference play at home this week with the first two of nine home conference games. The Lumberjacks will host Sacramento State on Thursday, New Year's Day, and Portland State on Saturday with both games tipping off at 2 p.m. in the Walkup Skydome.

December 29, 2014
Big Sky Play Begins on the Road for Northern Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will take their four-game Big Sky regular season win streak on the road this Thursday, with a matchup at Sacramento State (5-6, 0-0 BSC) set for 8:05 p.m. PT/9:05 p.m. AZ. The Lumberjacks will then travel to Portland State on Saturday, for a 7:05 p.m. PT/8:05 p.m. AZ tip-off.

December 28, 2014
Men's Hoops Routs San Diego Christian 71-45 in 2014 Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team played their final game in 2014 at home against San Diego Christian on Sunday. The Lumberjacks had four players score in double-digits as NAU cruised to a 71-45 victory over the Hawks to end their non-conference schedule with a record of 5-8.

December 26, 2014
NAU Hosts San Diego Christian This Sunday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men’s basketball hosts San Diego Christian on Sunday, December 28. Tip-off versus the Hawks is set for 2 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome.

December 24, 2014
Butier and Alford Named to BSN All-America Teams
LEESBURG, Va. – Northern Arizona football players Nick Butier and Marcus Alford earned Beyond Sports Network All-America honors, announced by the organization.

December 21, 2014
Women's Basketball Falls 56-37 to New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team used a strong defensive performance in attempt to offset their struggles on the other end of the court, but ultimately could not overcome a lengthy scoring drought to end the first half on Sunday. The Lumberjacks went scoreless for the final 9:44 of the first half and despite holding New Mexico to 32.7 percent from the field, they fell to 4-7 with a 56-37 loss to the Lobos.

December 21, 2014
NAU Struggles at Hampton, Falls 75-66
HAMPTON, Va. – A double-double by senior guard Gaellan Bewernick was not enough for Northern Arizona (4-8) today as the Lumberjacks fell to Hampton 75-66 at the HU Convocation Center.

December 20, 2014
Swim & Dive Picks Up Ninth Straight Win Over San Diego
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team completed their stay in Southern California with a 151-108 dual meet victory over the University of San Diego on Saturday, capping a productive week of training camp and ending the 2014 calendar year on a high note. The Lumberjacks won eight of the 14 events in posting their ninth straight dual win over the Torreros in the team's first meeting since the 2009-10 season.

December 19, 2014
Cold Shooting Halts NAU at Norfolk State, 81-62
NORFOLK, Va. – Cold shooting by Northern Arizona mixed with hot shooting by Norfolk State gave the Spartans an 81-62 win tonight at Echols Hall. The Lumberjacks fell behind by 18 points at the half and were unable to recover.

December 19, 2014
'Jacks Travel to Play Lobos Sunday Before Opening Big Sky Play
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team will look to snap their three-game losing streak and head into the conference season with a victory on Sunday at New Mexico in their non-conference finale. The Lumberjacks will also take aim at their first victory away from Flagstaff, having dropped their first three road games of the season. Tip-off in The Pit is slated for 1 p.m.

December 18, 2014
Swim & Dive Renews Rivalry with San Diego on Saturday in SoCal
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a widely successful weekend in Las Vegas, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team headed further west to Southern California, where they will wrap up the week with a dual meet on Saturday versus the University of San Diego. The meet will begin at 12:30 p.m. Flagstaff time on the USD campus and will be the team’s final competition before the end of the 2014 calendar year.

December 18, 2014
Women's Hoops Lets CSUN Slip By, 77-71
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a blistering first half offensively, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team went cold from the floor at the wrong time, scoring just three points in the final 6:51 as CSUN stole a 77-71 victory in the Walkup Skydome on Thursday. The Lumberjacks shot 57.1 percent in the first half, but saw their field goal percentage drop to 34.6 percent in the final 20 minutes as they fell to 4-6 this season, suffering their third straight defeat.

December 17, 2014
Women's Basketball Brings Holiday Cheer to The Peaks
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the third consecutive year, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team brought the holiday spirit to residents of The Peaks Senior Living Community Wednesday afternoon. The team and coaching staff spent the afternoon caroling and interacting with the residents in another experience that was memorable for both parties.

December 17, 2014
Volleyball Announces Four New 'Jacks for 2015 Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mere points away from the Big Sky title match, the Northern Arizona volleyball team took a big step towards elevating to the very top of the conference on Wednesday, as head coach Ken Murphy announced the additions of four incoming freshmen to the program for the 2015 season.

December 17, 2014
NAU Goes From the West Coast to the East Coast to Face Norfolk State and Hampton
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona rides a two-game win streak to the east coast, with games at Norfolk State and Hampton. The Lumberjacks play the Spartans on Friday, December 19 at 5 p.m. AZ/ 7 p.m. ET, and then go to Hampton on Sunday, December 21 to face the Pirates at 2 p.m. AZ/ 4 p.m. ET.

December 16, 2014
Alexa Geiger Earns NAU's Second Straight WAC Weekly Diver Award
DENVER, Colo. – For the second straight week and third time this season, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team features the Western Athletic Conference's Women's Diver of the Week. For her efforts this past weekend in Las Vegas at the UNLV Invitational, sophomore Alexa Geiger was named the conference's top diver marking the second Diver of the Week nod of her career.

December 16, 2014
Women's Hoops Fall Short to Pepperdine, 66-63, on Field Trip Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball started the second half fast, but Pepperdine rallied and held on for a 66-63 victory to spoil NAU's second annual Field Trip Day in the Skydome. In front of a season-best crowd of 803 boosted by hundreds of local schoolchildren, the Lumberjacks' late effort was stymied by the Waves as they fell to 4-5 this season.

December 16, 2014
Men’s Hoops Stuns Saint Mary’s on the Road 73-71
MORAGA, Calif. – A last second layup by Quinton Upshur lifts Northern Arizona (4-6) past Saint Mary’s (6-2) on the road tonight at the McKeon Pavilion. The Lumberjacks led by nine points at the half, and hung on to hand the Gaels their second loss of the season.

December 15, 2014
NAU Wraps Up UNLV Invite in Third Place
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team capped a spectacular three days in Las Vegas at the UNLV Invitational on Monday, finishing third as a team with 616.5 points. The Lumberjack swimmers were paced by senior Alexis Juergens, who finished runner-up in the 200 fly, as well as a trio of athletes in the 1,650 freestyle top five.

December 15, 2014
Women's Basketball Hosts Pepperdine, CSUN in the Dome This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team will look to return the favor to both Pepperdine and CSUN this week after suffering road defeats to the two teams last season. NAU (4-4) hosts Pepperdine on Tuesday at 12 noon followed before welcoming in CSUN on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Both games will be played in the Walkup Skydome.

December 14, 2014
Swim & Dive Continues to Perform Well at UNLV Invitational
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In another impressive day for the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team, the Lumberjack divers once again stole the show and the swimmers finished the second night of the UNLV Invitational strong. Sophomore Alexa Geiger won her second event of the weekend, leading the NAU charge on the 1-meter springboard and a host of NAU swimmers posted season-best swims in the night finals.

December 14, 2014
NAU Men’s Basketball Begins Three-Game Road Stretch at Saint Mary’s
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Three-game road stint for Northern Arizona men’s basketball begins this Tuesday at Saint Mary’s. The Lumberjacks will take on the Gaels at the McKeon Pavillion, where tip-off is set for 9 p.m. AZ.

December 13, 2014
Divers Dominate on 3-meter to Headline Day 1 of UNLV Invite
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sophomore Alexa Geiger won the 3-meter competition and junior Kendall Brown led a strong showing for the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team in the 500 freestyle among the highlights of the Lumberjacks' first day at the UNLV Invitational. Brown placed third in the 500 free while Geiger led all four NAU divers in the top five completing a successful team performance to begin the three-day invite.

December 13, 2014
Lumberjack Rally Falls Short to Ducks in Eugene, 59-47
EUGENE, Ore. – After a nearly 90 minute power outage, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team responded by shooting lights out to begin the second half, but came up short in a 59-47 defeat to Oregon on Saturday in the Matthew Knight Arena. Sophomore Brittani Lusain led the Lumberjacks with 14 points and junior Mariah Willadsen chipped in 12 points in the loss, as NAU (4-4) fell shy after closing within one point after halftime.

December 13, 2014
NAU Tames Lions in 71-69 Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – To close out finals week at Northern Arizona University, the NAU(3-6) men’s basketball team had a big test as they faced Loyola Marymount (3-5) in the Walkup Skydome. The Lumberjacks had five players score in double-figures as NAU defeated the Lions 71-69 and improved to 3-6 this season.

December 12, 2014
Brian Shrader Wins 5000m at Hoosier Open
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Senior Brian Shrader won the 5000m with an NCAA standard time of 13:40.94 today at the Hoosier Open hosted by Indiana University. Shrader is coming off a win at the US National 10,000m win last month and was honored with the USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week.

December 12, 2014
Twenty-One Student-Athletes Receive Degrees During Fall Commencement
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, 21 Lumberjack student-athletes will officially earn their degrees.

December 11, 2014
2015 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Nominations are open for the 2015 Northern Arizona University Athletics Hall of Fame. All nomination forms must be received by March 1, 2015.

December 11, 2014
Four Lumberjacks Earn College Sports Madness Accolades
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Four Northern Arizona football players were selected to the 2014 College Sports Madness All-Big Sky team.

December 11, 2014
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December 11, 2014
Women's Basketball Travels to Eugene to Face Oregon
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - After their longest break between games this season, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team hits the road to face Pac-12 foe Oregon on Saturday in the Matthew Knight Arena at 3 p.m. Flagstaff time. The game will be the Lumberjacks' first since defeating Loyola Marymount on Dec. 3 and their third road contest of the season.

December 11, 2014
Swimming & Diving Headed to Vegas for Weekend UNLV Invite
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Fresh off of completing finals week, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team will face big tests this week in Las Vegas, Nev. during the three-day UNLV Invitational running from this Saturday through Monday. The three-day meet is the start of a rigorous week of training and competition before heading to San Diego, Calif. immediately following the completion of the invite.

December 10, 2014
Men’s Hoops Welcomes Loyola Marymount This Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will host Loyola Marymount (3-4) on Saturday, Dec. 13. Tip-off versus the Lions is set for 2 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome.

December 10, 2014
2014 NAU Volleyball Season Recap
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The final point dropped in Pocatello, Idaho and the 2014 Northern Arizona volleyball season came to a bitter end against top-seeded Idaho State one step shy of the Big Sky final. The Lumberjacks had come so close to having a shot at their ultimate goal – a conference championship – yet despite the abrupt ending, NAU still enjoyed one of the finest seasons in school history this fall.

December 9, 2014
NAU's Chelsea Jackson Named WAC Diver of the Week
DENVER, Colo. – Junior Chelsea Jackson was named the Western Athletic Conference's Women's Diver of the Week for the second time this season, and fourth time in her career, after winning the 1-meter competition in the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team's dual meet victory against New Mexico State last Saturday.

December 8, 2014
Former Soccer Player Alana D'Onofrio Works at Clinic in Uganda
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona University Athletics Department strives to not only prepare their student-athletes on the field of competition but also in the classroom and life after sports. Northern Arizona prepares its student-athletes to go out in the real world, make an impact on society as Lumberjacks.

December 6, 2014
Swim & Dive Defeats WAC Foe New Mexico State on Senior Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team waited a while for their first home dual meet of the season and they punctuated Senior Day with a 182-118 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday with another complete team effort that they are getting accustomed to. The Lumberjacks claimed the win in the opening relay and coasted to a win past their Western Athletic Conference rival, providing Alex Huff, Alexis Juergens and Caitlin Wright with a successful Senior Day.

December 4, 2014
NAU Falls to UTSA 88-83 in Overtime
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior guard Aaseem Dixon registered a career-high 31 points in Northern Arizona’s 88-83 loss to UTSA in the Lumberjacks’ first game of the season in the Walkup Skydome.

December 4, 2014
Austin Hasquet Named A Two-Time Academic All-America First Team Honoree
AUSTIN, Texas – Northern Arizona senior linebacker Austin Hasquet has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

December 4, 2014
Swim & Dive Hosts New Mexico State Saturday for Senior Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team will host WAC rival New Mexico State in their first home dual meet of the season this Saturday at 11 a.m., which will serve as Senior Day for the team's three seniors, Alex Huff, Alexis Juergens and Caitlin Wright. The meet will be the Lumberjacks' first appearance in the Wall Aquatic Center since their Blue vs. Gold Meet nearly two months ago and is free for all fans to attend.

December 4, 2014
Tarver and Wingender Make the NSCAA All-Pacific Region Third Team
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The postseason accolades continue to pile in for the 2014 Northern Arizona women’s soccer team. After a Big Sky Championship, senior defender Sarah Tarver and junior forward Haley Wingender were named to the NSCAA Third Team All-Pacific Region.

December 3, 2014
'Jacks Tame Lions, 82-64, with Huge Second Half
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team shot 57.6 percent in the second half and erased a two-point halftime lead to run away with a 82-64 victory over Loyola Marymount on Wednesday. The Lumberjacks (4-3) had four players in double-figures led by senior Raven Anderson, who posted a near triple-double with 21 points, nine rebounds a career-best nine assists, in winning their Skydome opener this season.

December 3, 2014
The National Football Foundation and Fidelity Investments® Highlight the 2014 Faculty Athletics Representative Honorees
IRVING, Texas (Dec. 3, 2014) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the names of the 17 faculty athletics representatives who will be honored as part of the 2014 NFF Faculty Salutes, presented by Fidelity Investments, honoring the significant contributions of faculty athletics representatives across the nation. NAU’s Dr. Debbie Craig is one of 17 FAR’s to be recognized.

December 2, 2014
Let's Get #Unselfie and Donate Today!
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The calendar has turned to December and the holiday season is upon us. In the spirit of the holidays, NAU Athletics is proud to participate in Giving Tuesday, a day designed and dedicated to give back. With nearly 300 student-athletes, you can make a difference as all are welcomed to make a gift to NAU Athletics to support our Lumberjack student-athletes in the classroom and in competition on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

December 2, 2014
NAU Athletics December Student-Athlete Spotlight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Bridger Rodoni of the football team and Cassidy McLean of the soccer team are featured in Lumberjack Academics' monthly student-athlete spotlight for the month of December.

December 1, 2014
Women's Hoops' Skydome Debut on Wednesday Versus Loyola Marymount
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team will open the month of December in the Walkup Skydome for the first time this season on Wednesday, in the first game of the NAU basketball doubleheader. The Lumberjacks will host Loyola Marymount at 5 p.m. and will be followed by the NAU men's team hosting UTSA at approximately 7:30 p.m.

December 1, 2014
Doubleheader Versus UTSA in the Skydome This Wednesday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team welcomes UTSA this Wednesday. The game will be the first this season in the Walkup Skydome on the new court. Tip-off versus the Roadrunners is set for 7:30 p.m., approximately 30 minutes after the completion of the women’s game. All military personnel receive free admission with a valid I.D. Family members of military personnel can purchase a discounted $5 ticket.

November 29, 2014
Banks' Double-Double, NAU's Bench Play Sparks 61-43 Win over Fort Lewis
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Erikka Banks posted a double-double and the Lumberjacks received exceptional bench play as the Northern Arizona women's basketball team seized control at the end of the first half and took off in a 61-43 victory over Fort Lewis College on Saturday. Banks notched 16 points and 12 rebounds, while the NAU bench scored 30 points, helping NAU even its record to 3-3.

November 29, 2014
Cold Shooting Hurts NAU Down the Stretch
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Northern Arizona (2-5) fell to North Carolina Central 40-36 in its final game of the Emerald Coast Classic held at The Arena in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

November 28, 2014
NAU Controls Overtime and Tops Southern 70-63
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Ako Kaluna registered 17 points and nine rebounds to lead Northern Arizona (2-4) to a 70-63 win over Southern in overtime in the third round of the Emerald Coast Classic. The Lumberjacks will face North Carolina Central tomorrow in the final game of the tournament.

November 27, 2014
Lumberjacks Return Home Saturday to Host Fort Lewis College
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - After a loss at UT Arlington on Wednesday, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team (2-3) will return to the friendly confines of their own home this Thanksgiving weekend and will look to feast on Fort Lewis College, this Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Rolle Activity Center. The game will be the Lumberjacks' final in the Rolle this season before moving into the Walkup Skydome for next Wednesday's home matchup against Loyola Marymount.

November 26, 2014
Women's Hoops Falls to UT Arlington, 80-62
ARLINGTON, Texas – Turnovers and fouls plagued the Northern Arizona women's basketball team on Wednesday night, leading to a halftime deficit and an eventual 80-62 loss to UT Arlington as their record dropped to 2-3.

November 26, 2014
Emerald Coast Classic Play: Up Next – Southern University
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will continue play in the Emerald Coast Classic as the games move to Fort Walton Beach. Fla. Tip-off versus the Jaguars on Friday is set for 11:30 a.m. AZ/1:30 p.m. ET.

November 25, 2014
Middle Tennessee Slips Past NAU, 65-53
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Northern Arizona (1-4) went toe-to-toe with Middle Tennessee (3-1), but down the stretch the Blue Raiders gained the lead as they came away with the 65-53 win tonight at the Murphy Center.

November 25, 2014
Soccer Earns the NSCAA Team Academic Award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the 12th straight year, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award. The Lumberjacks as a team posted a team grade point average of 3.31 during the 2013 season.

November 25, 2014
15 Lumberjacks Earn All-Big Sky Honors
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona football had 15 Lumberjacks selected to an All-Big Sky team for a total of 17 honors, announced today by the league office.

November 25, 2014
NAU Student-Athletes Give Back to the Community in Operation Christmas Child
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona student-athletes are always giving back to the community of Flagstaff and this past weekend, the freshmen class held Operation Christmas Child to start spreading the holiday cheer.

November 25, 2014
Women's Basketball Makes Quick Trip to UTA on Wednesday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team looks to make it two in a row on Wednesday when they travel to UT Arlington for a 6 p.m. tip-off at UTA's College Park Center. The Lumberjacks are coming off a 67-49 victory on Sunday at home versus UC Santa Barbara and they defeated UT Arlington last season at home, 85-65.

November 24, 2014
Kemper Caps Career with Big Sky All-Tournament Honors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For her performance over the weekend at the Big Sky Championships, Northern Arizona volleyball senior Sydney Kemper was named to the All-Tournament team representing the Lumberjacks. In NAU's two tournament matches, Kemper averaged 3.75 kills and 2.75 digs per set and hit .309.

November 24, 2014
2014 Season Recap
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - It was a historical season for the 2014 Northern Arizona women’s soccer team that saw records broken, many wins and the Lumberjacks were able to hoist the Big Sky Conference Championship at the end of the season.

November 24, 2014
Hasquet and Umodu Earn Top Honors at NAU Football Team Banquet
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona football program held its annual team banquet on Sunday at the High Country Conference Center. Fans, family, donors and support staff gathered to show support for the 2014 squad.

November 24, 2014
Lumberjacks Continue Play in Emerald Coast Classic: Up Next – Middle Tennessee
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will continue play in the Emerald Coast Classic with a game at Middle Tennessee. Tip-off at the Murphy Center is set for 6 p.m. AZ/7 p.m. CT.

November 23, 2014
NAU Scares Ole Miss, But Comes Up Just Short on the Road
OXFORD, Miss. – Northern Arizona (1-3) battled from start to finish at Ole Miss, but the Rebels (3-1) managed to escape an upset as they won 80-74 tonight at the Tad Smith Coliseum. Backed by 19 points from Quinton Upshur, NAU was just a few made baskets away from the victory.

November 23, 2014
Women's Hoops Never Trail in 67-49 Win over UCSB
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team jumped out to a 7-0 lead on Sunday and never looked back, defeating UC Santa Barbara, 67-49, for the second straight year to even their season record to 2-2. The Lumberjacks never trailed in the game and shot a season-best 44.9 percent from the field and 95.2 percent from the free-throw line in an efficient team performance on both ends of the court.

November 23, 2014
Jackson Places Ninth on Platform, Leads NAU on Final Day in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona divers wrapped up their weekend at the Arizona Wildcat Diving Invitational with their first appearance on the platform tower this season on Sunday. Junior Chelsea Jackson led the Lumberjacks with a ninth-place finish and was one of three divers in the top 20, concluding a successful trip to Tucson this weekend.

November 22, 2014
NAU Kicks Off Emerald Coast Classic Play at Ole Miss
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will play at Ole Miss in the first game of the Emerald Coast Classic. Tip-off at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum is set for 6 p.m. AZ/7 p.m. CT.

November 22, 2014
Football Falls to Southern Utah 22-14 in Regular Season Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona (7-5, 5-3 Big Sky) fell to Southern Utah (3-9, 3-5) in the regular season finale. The victory gave the Thunderbirds possession of the HintonBurdick Grand Canyon Trophy, after NAU won it last year. Today’s loss snapped a nine-game regular season win streak at home for the Lumberjacks dating back to 2012.

November 22, 2014
Lumberjack Diving Concludes Second Day of Wildcat Invite
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona divers completed another successful day in Tucson on Saturday at the Wildcat Diving Invitational. The Lumberjacks placed a pair of divers – junior Chelsea Jackson and sophomore Alexa Geiger – in the finals of the 1-meter springboard as the team battled through a little fatigue to post successful results on day two of competition.

November 22, 2014
Men's Team, Melanie Townsend Finish the Season Strong at the NCAA Championships
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – No. 10 Northern Arizona men’s cross country defied expectations today in Terre Haute, Ind. when they came in with 188 points, good for a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

November 21, 2014
Dixon and Co. Take Down Fresno State for First Win of the Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Backed by Aaseem Dixon’s career-high 30 points, Northern Arizona (1-2) took down Fresno State (1-2) tonight 73-52 at the Rolle Activity Center. The victory over the Bulldogs was the first in program history as NAU picked up its first win of the season.

November 21, 2014
Brian Shrader Named US Track and Field Athlete of the Week
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- Brian Shrader has been named the US Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his record-breaking performance and first-place finish at the .US National 12K earlier this week.

November 21, 2014
NAU Fights Until the End in Dramatic Semifinal Loss to Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho – In a battle fitted to decide the conference champion despite it being just the semifinal, the Northern Arizona volleyball team saw their season come to an end in a dramatic five-set loss to Idaho State, the defending Big Sky champs. The Bengals edged out the Lumberjacks by taking the final two sets after falling behind 2-1 – 25-22 20-25, 25-27, 28-26, 15-10 – to advance to the finals. NAU finished the season with a 21-8 record.

November 21, 2014
Jackson Places Fourth on 3-Meter on First Day of UA Diving Invite
TUCSON, Ariz. – Junior Chelsea Jackson and sophomore Alexa Geiger led the Northern Arizona divers on the first day of competition at the Wildcat Diving Invitational with appearances in the finals. Jackson advanced to the championship final and finished fourth overall, while Geiger dove in the consolation final placing 15th.

November 20, 2014
Men's Tennis Adds 2015 Recruit Tim Handel
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team has added one more piece to the puzzle as head coach Ki Kroll announced the signing of 2015 recruit Tim Handel.

November 20, 2014
Volleyball Takes First Step at Big Sky Tourney with Idaho Sweep
POCATELLO, Idaho – The Northern Arizona volleyball team took their first step towards a Big Sky title on Thursday, posting a commanding sweep of fourth-seeded Idaho, 25-16, 25-20, 25-16, to move onto the conference semifinals. The fifth-seeded Lumberjacks (21-7) outhit the Vandals and held advantages in blocks, digs and aces, successfully avenging a sweep to Idaho earlier in the season by controlling the match in all facets.

November 19, 2014
Women's Basketball Defeated by UTEP, 82-58
EL PASO, Texas – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team stuck with UTEP in the second half, but a 22-point halftime deficit was too much for the Lumberjacks to overcome in an 82-58 loss to the Miners in the Don Haskins Center. Sophomore Rene Coggins led the Lumberjacks with a career-best 22 points as NAU fell to 1-2 this season.

November 19, 2014
Lumberjacks Host Fresno State in Pajama Jam Home Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will host Fresno State on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Rolle Activity Center. The Lumberjacks’ home opener will be a pajama jam.

November 19, 2014
Divers Head to Competitive UA Wildcat Diving Invite
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona divers will travel south to Tucson this weekend for the three-day Wildcat Diving Invitational beginning Friday at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center. The five Lumberjack divers will compete against divers from Boise State, Cal, BYU, New Mexico, Idaho, UNLV and New Mexico State as well as host Arizona at the always competitive invitational.

November 19, 2014
NAU Volleyball Places Three Lumberjacks on All-Big Sky Teams
OGDEN, Utah – Senior Sydney Kemper became the first player in school history to be recognized as a four-time all-conference honoree, heading a trio of Lumberjacks representing the Northern Arizona volleyball team on the All-Big Sky Conference teams. Junior Janae Vander Ploeg and sophomore Jensen Barton were also named to the all-conference teams as voted on by the league head coaches and announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

November 18, 2014
No. 10 Men's Cross Country and Melanie Townsend Compete at the NCAA Championships
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Following a runner-up finish at the NCAA Mountain Regional last Friday, No. 10 Northern Arizona men’s cross country are joined by women’s individual qualifier Melanie Townsend at the NCAA Cross Country Championships this Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.

November 18, 2014
Volleyball Faces Idaho in First Round of Big Sky Championships on Thursday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - This week, the Northern Arizona volleyball team will make their third consecutive appearance in the Big Sky Championships as the fifth-seed. The Lumberjacks will face fourth-seed Idaho in the first round of this year's conference tournament at 5 p.m. on Thursday in Pocatello, Idaho. With three victories in three days, NAU will capture its second Big Sky title in school history and first since 1999.

November 18, 2014
Football Battles Southern Utah for the HintonBurdick Grand Canyon Trophy on Senior Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Saturday is Senior Day, as Northern Arizona (7-4, 5-2 Big Sky) hosts Southern Utah (2-9, 2-5 Big Sky) in the HintonBurdick Grand Canyon Trophy Game. Kickoff at the Walkup Skydome is set for 2 p.m.

November 17, 2014
Brian Shrader Sets National Record in 12K at US Nationals
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Brian Shrader brought home a huge win yesterday at the US National 12K in Alexandria, Va. Shrader set a national record in the event with his time of 34:10.

November 17, 2014
Women's Hoops Travels to UTEP, Host UCSB This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - After two games at home, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team will head out on the road for a quick road trip - its first of the season - on Wednesday at UTEP with tip-off at 7 p.m. The Lumberjacks will then return home for their fourth game in nine days to begin the season on Sunday, Nov. 23 versus UC Santa Barbara at 2 p.m.

November 17, 2014
Hasquet and Rochin Receive NAU's Gold Axe Award
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Austin Hasquet of the NAU Football team and Tatum Rochin of the NAU Women’s Tennis team were among 22 graduating seniors to receive the prestigious Gold Axe Award at a ceremony last Thursday recognizing their achievements in the classroom, in competition and service to the university and community.

November 17, 2014
'Jack Golf Signs Arizona Stand-Out
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf signed Tucson native Morgan Messick to their 2015-16 team. Head Coach Brad Bedortha praised Messick as being one of the top recruits in program history.

November 17, 2014
Swimming & Diving Adds Four NLI Signees for Next Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team continued to add to their talent base with the announcement of four incoming freshmen who signed their National Letters of Intent last week for the upcoming 2015-15 season. Head coach Andy Johns and diving coach Nikki Huffman are proud to announce the additions of Raquel Gonzales, Ila Hughes, Andrea Schmidt and Amanda Sumrow, all of whom will enter the program as freshmen.

November 16, 2014
NAU Men’s Hoops Falls at Toledo, 71-58
TOLEDO, Ohio – Northern Arizona (0-2) dropped a 71-58 decision to Toledo (1-0) – the seventh-ranked team in the mid-major poll. The loss gave NAU its second straight to open the season, as the Lumberjacks are still in search of their first win.

November 16, 2014
Women's Basketball Falls Short to Western New Mexico, 58-54
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Raven Anderson was a force inside finishing with 22 points, two points shy of her career-high, but the Northern Arizona women's basketball team was unable to complete an undefeated opening weekend, falling to Western New Mexico 58-54 on Sunday.

November 15, 2014
NAU Stunned on the Road at North Dakota, 30-28
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – No. 22 Northern Arizona (7-4, 5-2 Big Sky) was stunned on the road when it fell to North Dakota (4-7, 2-5 Big Sky) 30-28 after a last second field goal by the home team. UND hit a 35-yard field goal with four seconds left in the game to halt NAU’s comeback attempt at the Alerus Center.

November 15, 2014
'Jacks Snap Skid in Portland, Notches Fourth 20-Win Season with PSU Sweep
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Northern Arizona volleyball team ended a decade of frustration in Portland and clinched their fourth 20-win season in program history with a big block all match long in sweeping Portland State Saturday night. The 25-18, 25-15, 25-19 win will send NAU into next week's Big Sky Championships on a high note, having finished the regular season 20-7 overall and 11-5 in the conference. NAU will head into the conference tournament as the fifth-seed.

November 15, 2014
NAU Falls to ASU 4-2 in the NCAA College Cup
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team made their first NCAA College Cup appearance since 2009 as they face in-state opponent Arizona State in front of a crowd of 2,067 fans. The Lumberjacks scored two goals, the most in an NCAA College Cup game for Northern Arizona, but it was not enough as Arizona State defeated NAU 4-2 to advance in the College Cup.

November 14, 2014
NAU's Dominating Defensive Effort Leads to Season Opening Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s basketball team clamped down defensively and shut down UC Irvine on their way to a 66-35 season opening victory Friday night in the Rolle Activity Center. The Lumberjacks, who allowed 79.3 points per game a year ago, held the Anteaters to just 21.3 percent shooting to open the season 1-0 for the first time since 2007 after six consecutive season opening defeats.

November 14, 2014
Men's Team, Melanie Townsend Qualify for NCAA Cross Country Championships at Mountain Regional
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – No. 10 Northern Arizona men’s cross country punched their ticket to another NCAA National Championship today with their runner-up finish at the Mountain Regional in Albuquerque, N.M. hosted by the University of New Mexico.

November 14, 2014
Xavier Shoots Its Way Past NAU 93-60
CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Northern Arizona men's basketball team (0-1) opened its season on the road at Xavier (1-0) today as it fell to the Musketeers 93-60 at Cintas Arena. Today's meeting was the first ever between NAU and its BIG EAST opponent.

November 13, 2014
NAU Athletics Inducts the 2014 Hall of Fame Class
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona Athletics Department held its annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, November 7. This year's inductees included All-American football player Dan Finn, national champion and Olympian Lopez Lomong, Big Sky Soccer Player of the Year and three-time all-conference honoree Cee Cee Odorfer and the Big Sky Tournament Champion 1999-2000 men's basketball team.

November 13, 2014
The Future for Lumberjack Men's Hoops is Bright with 2015 Signing Class
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona men's basketball has announced that five players have signed their National Letters of Intent and will join the Lumberjacks for the 2015-16 season.

November 13, 2014
Four 'Jacks Tally Double-Doubles in NAU Loss to Sac State
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Northern Arizona volleyball team was forced to play catch up all night long, but late rallies were not quite enough to put them over the edge as they dropped a tight 28-26, 19-25, 26-24, 25-23 match to Sacramento State on Thursday. NAU fell to 19-7 overall and 10-5 in the Big Sky heading into its regular season finale at Portland State on Saturday.

November 13, 2014
Northern Arizona Faces Arizona State in the First Round of the NCAA College Cup
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has punched their ticket to the NCAA College Cup for the first time since 2009 and will face in-state opponent Arizona State in the first round of the tournament. The Lumberjacks are riding a five-game win streak going into the College Cup after rattling off three wins in the Big Sky Conference Championships to take home the title.

November 12, 2014
Lumberjack Cross Country to New Mexico for Mountain Regional
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coming off a sweep at the Big Sky Cross Country Championships, Northern Arizona cross country is off to the University of New Mexico for Friday’s NCAA Mountain Regional, the final step before the NCAA National Championships on Nov. 22.

November 12, 2014
Women's Hoops Net Colorado Pair on Signing Day for 2015-16
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's team reached out to the state of Colorado for their two newest Lumberjacks as head coach Sue Darling and her staff received National Letters of Intent from Alyssa Rader and Kaleigh Paplow on Wednesday. Both Rader and Paplow will be freshmen when they join the 'Jacks for the 2015-16 season.

November 12, 2014
Basketball Season is Officially Here: NAU Travels to Xavier and Toledo
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will officially open the 2014-15 season this week. The Lumberjacks will play at Xavier on Friday, Nov. 14, and then head to Toledo to face the Rockets on Sunday, Nov. 16.

November 12, 2014
'Jacks Host UC Irvine, Western New Mexico in Season Opening Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women's basketball team welcomes hoops season to Flagstaff on Friday, Nov. 14 with their 2014-15 season opener versus UC Irvine at 5:30 p.m. in the Rolle Activity Center. The Lumberjacks will then host Western New Mexico on Sunday at 2 p.m. to conclude the opening weekend of play.

November 12, 2014
Lumberjack Track and Field Announces Early Signees
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona track & field and cross country welcome six during this fall's early signing period.

November 11, 2014
Volleyball Concludes Regular Season at Sacramento State, Portland State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona volleyball team looks to finish the season strong and head into the Big Sky Championships with momentum as they take their three-match win streak on the road to Sacramento State and Portland State this week. The Lumberjacks will also aim to improve their seeding for next week's conference tournament. NAU will take on Sacramento State on Thursday and Portland State on Saturday with both matches beginning at 8 p.m. Flagstaff time.

November 11, 2014
No. 22 NAU Set for Big Sky Road Finale at North Dakota
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The No. 22 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (7-3, 5-1 Big Sky) will embark on its final Big Sky road game as it rides a four-game win streak into Grand Forks, N.D. Kickoff versus North Dakota is (3-7, 1-5 Big Sky) is at 11 a.m. AZ time.

November 10, 2014
NAU Faces Arizona State in First Round of the NCAA College Cup
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Sunday, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team punched their ticket to the NCAA College Cup with a 2-1 win in the Big Sky Conference Championship over Idaho State. Today, they anxiously waited to see who they would face in the first round of the NCAA College Cup. Lumberjack fans and the team gathered at Majerle’s Sports Grill to watch the selection show and on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. Northern Arizona will face Arizona State.

November 10, 2014
On Par: Laura Jabczenski Strikes Balance as an NAU Student-Athlete
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Laura Jabczenski has redefined what it means to be a student-athlete at Northern Arizona University. Jabczenski, a senior on the women’s golf team, has brought back the key component of the word student in that title.

November 10, 2014
Lumberjacks Tabbed No. 22 in National Poll
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Northern Arizona football was voted No. 22 in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 Poll released today. The Lumberjacks are coming off their fourth straight Big Sky victory with a win over UC Davis.

November 10, 2014
Ryan Hawkins Named The Sports Network and ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Co-Special Teams Player of the Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona junior kicker Ryan Hawkins was named The Sports Network and ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Co-Special Teams Player of the Week, announced today by the organization. It is the first national weekly accolade of Hawkins’ career and the third straight conference honor.

November 10, 2014
Vander Ploeg Named Big Sky POTW After Milestone Weekend
OGDEN, Utah – Janae Vander Ploeg enjoyed a milestone weekend and was rewarded with a Big Sky Conference Player of the Week honor announced by the conference office on Monday. Vander Ploeg joined the Northern Arizona volleyball's 1,000 career kills club and recorded two double-doubles in guiding the Lumberjacks to victories over Eastern Washington and Southern Utah.

November 10, 2014
NAU Concludes Their Fall Season at the Grand Canyon Invitational
PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team wrapped up their fall schedule staying in-state at the Grand Canyon Invitational. This was the final tournament for the Lumberjacks this fall as they competed in five invitationals this year.

November 9, 2014
NAU Defeats Idaho State 2-1 in Big Sky Championship
MISSOULA, Mont. – It took two goals in 90 minutes in 37 degree weather with rain showers on a slick playing field to come out as Big Sky Champions. The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team delivered two goals coming from Emily Wadell and Haley Wingender as the Lumberjacks defeated Idaho State 2-1 to take home the Big Sky Title for the third time in school history. NAU has now clinched a spot in the NCAA Tournament, which will begin next week.

November 8, 2014
Lumberjacks Hold On for 23-21 Victory Over UC Davis
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – No. 25 Northern Arizona (7-3, 5-1 Big Sky) led by as many as 13 points in the first half, as it held on for a 23-21 victory over UC Davis (1-8, 0-5 Big Sky) at the Walkup Skydome in the Lumberjacks’ Hall of Fame Game.

November 8, 2014
NAU Drops Dual Meet to Washington State
PULLMAN, Wash. – Junior Kendall Brown and freshman Alina Staffeldt posted victories on Saturday, but the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team fell to Pac-12 foe Washington State, 181-80, to come away with a weekend split for their trip to the Northwest.

November 8, 2014
Volleyball Takes Care of Southern Utah in Senior Night Sweep
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Rolle Activity Center home crowd packed a punch and the Northern Arizona volleyball team treated them to a 25-12, 25-21, 25-19 sweep of Southern Utah, sending Sydney Kemper, Hannah Hill and Taylor Stephens out with a win on Senior Night. With the win, the Lumberjacks finishes the season with a 10-1 home record, matching a program-best for season home win percentage (.909).

November 7, 2014
Swim & Dive Posts Commanding 185-115 Victory over Idaho
MOSCOW, Idaho – In a battle between the defending WAC Champion Northern Arizona swimming & diving team and last year's WAC runner-up Idaho, the Lumberjacks posted a dominating effort to claim early season bragging rights between the two conference rivals on Friday, notching a 185-115 dual win at the Vandals' home pool. NAU, led by a pair of top three diving sweeps and a pair of victories by senior Alexis Juergens and freshman Alina Staffeldt, picked up its first dual meet victory of the season.

November 7, 2014
NAU Upsets Portland State 2-1 to Advance to the Big Sky Championship
MISSOULA, Mont. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team reserved a seat in the Big Sky Championship with a 2-1 win over the No. 2 seed Portland State. In a 1-1 tie with 12 minutes left in regulation, Haley Wingender crossed the ball into the box for an Adrian Nixt goal to pull off the upset and advance to Sunday’s Championship game.

November 7, 2014
Volleyball's Seniors to Play Final Home Match Saturday vs. SUU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Before this year's senior class joined the Northern Arizona volleyball program in 2011, the Lumberjacks had just one winning season in nine years and three total since the turn of the century. What has this senior class accomplished since arriving? Four winning seasons and 76 victories is the running total heading into Saturday's Senior Night match against Southern Utah.

November 6, 2014
Hasquet and Baldenegro Named to CoSIDA All-District 8 Team
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior linebacker Austin Hasquet and sophomore tight end Patrick Baldenegro have been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 8 team, announced today by the organization. The award honors student-athletes success in the classroom and on the field.

November 6, 2014
NAU Women's Tennis Competes in Final Fall Tournaments
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – To close out their fall schedule, the Northern Arizona women’s tennis team will be competing in two tournaments this weekend at the Grand Canyon Fall Invite and also at the Arizona State Invite.

November 6, 2014
NAU Advances to Big Sky Semifinals with 3-2 Win over EWU
MISSOULA, Mont. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team faced Eastern Washington in the Big Sky Championships who had defeated the Lumberjacks on Oct. 19 in Flagstaff. Today Northern Arizona returned the favor scoring three goals and defeating the Eagles 3-2 to advance to the Big Sky Semifinals.

November 6, 2014
NAU Men's Tennis Set For Final Fall Tournament
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team closes out their fall schedule staying in the state of Arizona at the Grand Canyon Invite. The tournament takes place from Nov. 7 through Nov. 9 hosted by Grand Canyon University.

November 6, 2014
Vander Ploeg Joins 1,000 Kills Club, 'Jacks Clinch Postseason Berth
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Junior Janae Vander Ploeg became the 12th player in school history to reach 1,000 career kills, joining her teammate senior Sydney Kemper who accomplished the feat a week ago, in Northern Arizona volleyball’s four-set victory over Eastern Washington on Thursday. The Lumberjacks defeated the Eagles, 25-23, 19-25, 25-16, 25-15, and clinched a spot in the Big Sky Championships in the process improving to 9-4 in Big Sky play and 18-6 overall.

November 6, 2014
NAU's Stephens Named Capital One Academic All-District Honoree
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior Taylor Stephens was selected onto the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 8 second team, as voted on and announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday. Stephens became the first Lumberjack volleyball player to be named Academic All-District since Lauren Campbell (first team) and Katie Bailey (second team) in 2011.

November 5, 2014
Eric Heins Named Big Sky Cross Country Coach of the Year
OGDEN, Utah - After leading the Northern Arizona men’s cross country team to their eighth consecutive Big Sky Championship and the women to their first since 2009, Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Eric Heins has been named the Big Sky Cross Country Coach of the Year by his fellow Big Sky cross country coaches.

November 5, 2014
'Jacks Take on Idaho, Washington State This Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a week off from competition, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team heads out on an early season test to the Northwest this weekend with back-to-back dual meets against Idaho and Washington State Friday and Saturday. The Lumberjacks will look to bounce back from their season-opening loss to New Mexico following a productive two weeks of training.

November 4, 2014
No. 25 Northern Arizona Hosts UC Davis in Hall of Fame Game
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – No. 25 Northern Arizona (6-3, 4-1 Big Sky) rides a three-game win streak into its Hall of Fame Game this Saturday versus UC Davis (1-7, 0-5 Big Sky). Kickoff at the Walkup Skydome is set for 2:05 p.m.

November 4, 2014
NAU Faces Eastern Washington in Big Sky Championship Quarterfinals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the second straight season, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will make an appearance in the Big Sky Championships. The Lumberjacks will kick off the conference tournament in Missoula, Mont. as they face the No. 6 seed Eastern Washington. NAU goes into the tournament as the No. 3 seed.

November 4, 2014
NAU Earns Nine All-Conference Selections
OGDEN, Utah – After nine wins, finishing third in the Big Sky Conference and reserving a seat in the Big Sky Championships for the second straight season, nine players from the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has earned All-Big Sky Conference selections voted by coaches. Atop the group is senior Sarah Tarver and junior Haley Wingender who were named First Team All-Big Sky.

November 4, 2014
NAU Hosts EWU, SUU in Final Home Matches of Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - For the final time this season, the Northern Arizona volleyball team will play in the Rolle Activity Center as they host Eastern Washington on Thursday and Southern Utah on Saturday for their last homestand of 2014. The Lumberjacks enter the second-to-final week of the regular season tied for fourth in the Big Sky with Northern Colorado with an 8-4 conference mark. Both of this week's matches will start at 7 p.m.

November 4, 2014
Lumberjack Men Ranked 10th in National Cross Country Poll
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Northern Arizona men’s cross country held onto their No. 10 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranking today after winning their eighth consecutive Big Sky Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Grand Forks, N.D.

November 3, 2014
Ryan Hawkins Earns Second Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week Honor
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona junior kicker Ryan Hawkins was named the Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week for the second straight week, announced today by the league office. The honor is the second of Hawkins’ career.

November 3, 2014
Lumberjacks Go Coast-to-Coast in 84-53 Exhibition Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team led wire-to-wire in an all-around sharp performance Monday night, defeating New Mexico Highlands, 84-53, in their lone exhibition game before officially starting the 2014-15 season. Senior Erikka Banks led four Lumberjacks in double-figures with 17 points in just 20 minutes of action.

November 3, 2014
‘Jacks Shine at UNLV Invite
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis performed very well at the UNLV Fall Easley Invitational where they faced top competition against the University of Arizona, Oregon, UNLV, Boise State, Mesa Community College and Seminole State College.

November 3, 2014
NAU Football Tabbed No. 25 in Latest Poll
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Northern Arizona football was voted No. 25 in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 Poll released today. The Lumberjacks are coming off their third straight Big Sky victory, after a 29-22 win on the road at Weber State.

November 3, 2014
NAU Athletics November Student-Athlete Spotlight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Matt McElroy of the cross country team and Alexis Juergens of the swimming & diving team are featured in Lumberjack Academics’ monthly student-athlete spotlight for the month of November.

November 1, 2014
'Jacks Tame Wildcats with Block in Sweep
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona volleyball team brought the block party to the Rolle Activity Center, using strong play at the net to deny Weber State Saturday night in a three-set sweep, 32-30, 25-16, 25-16. The Lumberjacks tallied 15.0 blocks – their most in a three-set match this season and second-highest total overall – to force the Wildcats into 31 errors as they snapped their two-match skid.

November 1, 2014
Wet and Wild Game in Ogden Sees NAU Capture 29-22 Comeback Win Over Weber State
OGDEN, Utah – With winds blowing over 20 miles per hour, plus a dose of rain in the second half Northern Arizona (6-3, 4-1 Big Sky) was able to overcome a 22-0 deficit to start the game to capture the 29-22 win over Weber State (0-9, 0-5 Big Sky) at Stewart Stadium.

November 1, 2014
Women's Hoops Takes to the Court Monday in Exhibition
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Before the Northern Arizona women's basketball team officially opens the season on Nov. 14 versus UC Irvine, the Lumberjacks will host New Mexico Highlands in their only exhibition contest in the Rolle Activity Center on Monday, Nov. 3. Admission is free for all fans with tipoff at 5 p.m.

November 1, 2014
Lumberjacks Sweep Big Sky Cross Country Championships
GRAND FORKS, N.D.- Northern Arizona cross country added two more titles to their storied collection today with a sweep of the men’s and women’s Big Sky Cross Country Championships.

October 31, 2014
Timeout with Madi Austin
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Madi Austin brings National Championship experience to the Lumberjacks this season after helping Mesa Community College win the NJCAA Division II National Championship. Last season, Austin was the Thunderbirds’ second-leading scorer at 14.0 points and led the team in rebounds with 6.9 per game on her way to receiving NJCAA Division II Second Team All-American honors. She was also a two-time All-Region, All-Conference and National Championship All-Tournament selection prior to coming to NAU. Take a look at the junior forward from Scottsdale, Ariz. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 31, 2014
NAU Defeats Southern Utah 1-0 to Head to the Playoffs
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In the final game of the regular season, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team faced Southern Utah looking to clinch a spot in the Big Sky Championships. On the night of Halloween, the Lumberjacks showed no fear against the Thunderbirds taking a 1-0 lead in the first half and that is all the Lumberjacks needed as NAU defeated Southern Utah 1-0 to clinch third in the Big Sky and reserve a seat in the Big Sky Championships. NAU finishes the regular season with a 9-5-4 record and a 5-2-3 record in the Big Sky.

October 30, 2014
Kemper Reaches 1,000 Career Kill Mark in Five-Set Loss to ISU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the second straight season, it took five sets to determine the victor between the Northern Arizona volleyball team and Idaho State in the Rolle Activity Center. Unfortunately unlike last season, the result fell in the Bengals' favor Thursday night as they handed the Lumberjacks their first home loss of 2014, 25-27, 25-19, 25-18, 20-25, 17-15. NAU dropped to 16-6 overall and 7-4 in the Big Sky.

October 30, 2014
An Inside Look with Freshman Guard Austin Lee

October 30, 2014
Team Work Lifts NAU Men’s Hoops to 87-82 Exhibition Win Over Cal Baptist
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Junior forward Jordyn Martin registered a double-double to lead the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team to an 87-82 victory over Division II Cal Baptist. The game was the first chance for Lumberjack fans to see the Big Sky preseason top three favorites.

October 30, 2014
Timeout with Erikka Banks
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Erikka Banks was one of the Big Sky’s top players last year as she enjoyed a breakout campaign in her first season as a starter. She earned All-Big Sky honorable mention honors and is a preseason all-conference selection by College Sports Madness heading into her final season. Banks averaged 13.5 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game last season and was one of four players in the conference to rank in the top-10 in scoring and rebounding while setting a new school record by shooting 59 percent from the field. Take a look at the senior forward from Fresno, Calif. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 30, 2014
Austin Hasquet Named 2014 NFF National Scholar-Athlete
IRVING, Texas – Northern Arizona's Austin Hasquet has been selected as a 2014 NFF National Scholar-Athlete, presented by Fidelity Investments, and a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy. Hasquet was chosen from among 169 semifinalists for this award and will be honored at the NFF Annual Awards Dinner, alongside the 2014 College Football Hall of Fame Class, on Tuesday, December 9th. Hasquet is the first honoree in NAU history to receive the honor.

October 30, 2014
Men’s Tennis Heads Back to Las Vegas for UNLV Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team is back in action this weekend as they head back to Las Vegas, Nev. for the UNLV Easley Fall Invitational. The Lumberjacks’ last tournament was two weeks ago in Las Vegas at the ITA Mountain Regional Championships.

October 30, 2014
NAU Soccer to Honor Six Seniors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – This week will be the final home game for the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team this season. That means it will be the final match at home for seniors Savannah Berry, Diane Buzzard, Mary Harrah, Emily Roth, Malia Tano and Sarah Tarver who together have been a part of 26 wins wearing the Blue and Gold. These six individuals have come from the state of Alaska, Arizona and California to share a unique bond that will keep them together for the rest of their lives.

October 30, 2014
Lumberjacks Kick-Off Their Championship Season this Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona cross country heads to Grand Forks N.D. this weekend to take on the Big Sky Championships hosted by North Dakota.

October 29, 2014
Jacquie LeMarr Named Big Sky Women's Golfer of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Junior Jacquie LeMarr was named the Big Sky Women's Golfer of the Week today by the conference office. LeMarr finished second overall at last weekend's Firestone Grill Cal Poly Women's Invitational with her two-round, even-par score of 146.

October 29, 2014
NAU Faces Southern Utah in Season Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will conclude the regular season Friday night at home against Southern Utah where the Lumberjacks will honor their six seniors Savannah Berry, Diane Buzzard, Mary Harrah, Emily Roth, Sarah Tarver and Malia Tano before the match.

October 29, 2014
Timeout with Taylor Leyva
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Taylor Leyva may not have put up numbers that showed in the box score last season, but she was one of the Lumberjacks’ most important players playing in all 29 games and earning 17 starts as a true freshman. Averaging just 0.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, Leyva was the team’s glue-player providing steady play and making the right decisions recording more assists than turnovers. Take a look at the sophomore guard from Pueblo West, Colo. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 29, 2014
NAU Athletics Posts 85 Percent Graduation Success Rate
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Northern Arizona Athletics Department posted a school-best 85 percent Graduation Success Rate, as released by the NCAA national office Tuesday. It was the highest of the three state universities, and tied for the best in the Big Sky Conference.

October 28, 2014
NAU's Chelsea Jackson Earns First WAC Award of Season
DENVER, Colo. – After the first week of competition, junior Chelsea Jackson was named the Western Athletic Conference's Women's Diver of the Week on Tuesday announced by the conference office. Jackson earned her third career diver of the week nod after posting victories on the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards in NAU's first dual meet on Saturday at New Mexico.

October 28, 2014
NAU Looks to Capture Win on the Road at Weber State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona (5-3, 3-1 Big Sky) looks for its second straight road win on Saturday when it travels to Weber State (0-8, 0-4 Big Sky). Kickoff at Stewart Stadium is set for 12 p.m. AZ time.

October 28, 2014
Men’s Hoops Hosts Cal Baptist in Exhibition Game Wednesday Night
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's basketball team will give Lumberjack fans their first glimpse of the team this Wednesday when it hosts Cal Baptist in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Tip-off versus the Lancers is set for 6:30 p.m. in the Rolle Activity Center. Admission into the game is free for all.

October 28, 2014
Timeout with Tori Lloyd
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Tori Lloyd is the lone freshman on this year’s Lumberjack squad after starting all four years at Dobson High School. A two-year captain, Lloyd was a Mesa All-East Valley Region and All-Section first team selection and helped her high school team rank No. 18 nationally – the top ranked team in the state of Arizona according to MaxPreps – and an undefeated section championship. Take a look at the freshman guard from Mesa, Ariz. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 28, 2014
NAU Hosts Big Sky-Leading Idaho State and Weber State in Return Home
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona volleyball team finds themselves right in the heart of the conference's elite heading into the final three weeks of the regular season and returns to the comforts of home this week with the hope of moving up the conference standings. The Lumberjacks will get a chance to directly improve their own odds of hosting the Big Sky Championships when they host conference-leading Idaho State on Thursday before welcoming Weber State to the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday. Both matches will start at 7 p.m.

October 27, 2014
'Jacks Track and Field Participated in National Make a Difference Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona Track and Field joined the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Project and the Flagstaff Area Stream Team to volunteer for the 2014 National Make a Difference Day.

October 27, 2014
Timeout with Bradlee Cotton
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Bradlee Cotton appeared in 16 games as a true freshman last season and brings hard work to the court. She grabbed five rebounds on the offensive glass and worked just as hard off the court, earning a Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award and a Big Sky All-Academic selection. Take a look at the sophomore forward from Denver, Colo. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 27, 2014
NAU Student-Athletes Spread Message During Red Ribbon Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona University Athletics participated in the annual Red Ribbon Week throughout the community last week, from Oct. 20-24. A total of 134 student-athletes participated in Red Ribbon Week visiting local schools, speaking with Flagstaff’s youth and interacting with them in athletic activities.

October 27, 2014
2014-15 NAU Men's Basketball Season Preview
Northern Arizona men’s basketball and head coach Jack Murphy embark on a season filled with tough home and road contests, as well as a competitive league schedule in which the Lumberjacks were picked to finish in the top three.

October 27, 2014
An Inside Look with Freshman Guard Torry Johnson

October 27, 2014
Ryan Hawkins Named Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona junior kicker Ryan Hawkins was named the Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week, announced today by the league office. The honor is the first of Hawkins’ career and the first player of the week accolade for the Lumberjacks this season.

October 26, 2014
NAU Defeats Idaho State 2-1
Pocatello, Idaho – In their final regular season road game, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team closed out the weekend in Pocatello, Idaho to face Idaho State. The Lumberjacks spoiled Senior Day for the Bengals as NAU defeated Idaho State 2-1 for the first win in Pocatello since 2005. Northern Arizona is now 8-5-4 this season and now moves to 4-2-3 in the Big Sky.

October 26, 2014
Austin Hasquet Named College Sports Madness Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona senior linebacker Austin Hasquet was named the College Sports Madness Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week announced today.

October 26, 2014
LeMarr Leads 'Jacks to Top-Two Finish at Cal Poly
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. – Junior Jacquie LeMarr shot one under-par today at the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational to lead the Northern Arizona women’s golf team to a second-place finish.

October 26, 2014
An Inside Look with Freshman Guard Tate de Laveaga

October 25, 2014
Swim & Dive Falls to New Mexico in Season-Opening Dual
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona swimming & diving team won seven of the 14 individual events on Saturday in their dual-season opener, but suffered a 170-130 loss to New Mexico in the Seidler Natatorium. Junior Chelsea Jackson swept the two diving events and freshman Alina Staffeldt captured both butterfly events for the Lumberjacks, as New Mexico returned the favor after NAU won last season's meeting between the two teams.

October 25, 2014
Mike Nesbitt - More than an Athletic Trainer
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - It is commonly understood that time and change are directly correlated. Few things remain the same as time passes.

October 25, 2014
Volleyball Drops Four-Setter to Northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. – The Northern Arizona volleyball team had no problem starting sets, but could not finish off Northern Colorado Saturday night, losing in four sets, 25-22, 13-25, 29-27, 25-23. The Lumberjacks held early leads in all four sets, yet the Bears battled back to win three dropping NAU's record to 7-3 in the conference. The Lumberjacks are now 16-5 heading back home next week.

October 25, 2014
NAU Knocks Off No. 2 Eastern Washington in Last Second Thriller
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Backup quarterback Jordan Perry let the ball sail with 12 seconds left on the clock, and it landed in the hands of true freshman Dan Galindo for the game winning touchdown that lifted Northern Arizona (5-3, 3-1 Big Sky) over No. 2 Eastern Washington (7-2, 4-1 Big Sky) 28-27.

October 24, 2014
NAU’s Late Goal Ties Weber State 1-1
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team kicked off their final Big Sky road trip on Friday against the defending Big Sky Conference Champions, Weber State. The Wildcats held on to a 1-0 lead until there was four seconds left in the game when Haley Wingender headed the ball in the back of the net off a pass from Lauren Doud to take the game into overtime. The game would result in a 1-1 tie as the Lumberjacks are now 7-5-4 this season with a 3-2-3 record in the Big Sky.

October 24, 2014
Timeout with Catelyn Preston
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Catelyn Preston was a sparkplug for the Lumberjacks last season as one of three players to appear in all 29 games. She averaged 3.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game bringing energy off the bench while also earning seven starts. Take a look at the sophomore forward from Oregon City, Ore. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 24, 2014
'Jacks Battle the Heat at Arizona State Invitational
TEMPE, Ariz. – Resting their top-runners in the week leading up to the Big Sky Championships, Northern Arizona cross country used today’s Arizona State Invitational to finalize their championship roster on the women’s side and give a competition opportunity to younger team members.

October 24, 2014
An Inside Look with Freshman Guard Kye de Laveaga

October 23, 2014
Men’s Hoops Picked to Finish in the Top 3 of the Big Sky
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team was picked to finish third in the Big Sky by the league coaches, and second by the media. Both polls were released Thursday by the conference office.

October 23, 2014
An Inside Look with Sophomore Center Geoffrey Frid

October 23, 2014
NAU Ready for First Dual Meet Saturday at New Mexico
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After two intrasquad meets, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team is anxious and ready to take on a different foe, which they will have the opportunity to do this Saturday in their first dual meet of the season. The Lumberjacks will travel to Albuquerque, N.M. to face New Mexico at UNM's Seidler Natatorium. The meet will begin at 10 a.m. Arizona time.

October 23, 2014
'Jacks Wrap Up Fall Schedule at Cal Poly
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- Northern Arizona women’s golf wraps up their fall schedule this weekend – Oct. 25-26 – at the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Women’s Invitational. Saturday’s round tees at 8 a.m. Flagstaff time and Sunday tees at 8:30 a.m. Flagstaff time.

October 23, 2014
'Jacks Hand UND First Home Loss in Three-Set Sweep
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Led by the one-two combo of junior Janae Vander Ploeg and senior Sydney Kemper, the Northern Arizona volleyball team notched an all-important victory against North Dakota with big implications on Thursday. The duo combined for 27 kills propelling the Lumberjacks to a 25-20, 25-20, 25-18 sweep, dealing UND its first home loss this season and first in 11 matches dating back to Nov. 8, 2013.

October 23, 2014
Dr. Lisa Campos Elected to 2014-15 NACWAA Board of Directors
Kansas City, Mo. - Northern Arizona University Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos has been selected to the 2014-15 National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) Board of Directors. It will be Campos’ first year serving on the board.

October 23, 2014
Timeout with Rene Coggins
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Rene Coggins shouldered a big load as a true freshman for the Lumberjacks last season, leading the Big Sky with 36.5 minutes player per game and logging 40 minutes or more in 11 games. She knocked down 32 three-pointers, second-most on the team, and recorded 70 assists, third-most on the team with averages of 7.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists. Take a look at the sophomore guard from Mesa, Ariz. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 22, 2014
Get to Know - Kimmy Richter
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Kimmy Richter hopes to continue NAU’s successful pipeline from New Zealand and is already off to a great start, having placed second in both the 200 and 400 freestyles at the team’s Blue vs. Gold meet. Get to know the freshman from Papakura, Auckland in the eighth and final installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 22, 2014
Zienasellassie Named Big Sky Athlete of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – Junior Futsum Zienasellassie has been named the Big Sky Athlete of the Week for men’s cross country for his performance at last week’s Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

October 22, 2014
NAU Athletics Newsletter - October 2014
Check out the October 2014 NAU Athletics Newsletter to read about the ins and outs of Lumberjack Athletics.

October 22, 2014
Big Sky Women's Basketball Polls Released
OGDEN, Utah – In the Big Sky preseason polls released on Wednesday by the conference office, the Northern Arizona women’s basketball team was picked 10th by the conference coaches and media. The Lumberjacks received 37 points in the coaches poll and 39 points in the media poll.

October 22, 2014
Northern Arizona Ranked 10th in National Cross Country Poll
NEW ORLEANS, La.- Despite a sixth-place finish at Wisconsin, Northern Arizona men’s cross country stays in the top-10 in the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association poll. The ‘Jacks pulled 238 points for their 10th-place ranking and remain second behind No. 1 Colorado in the regional poll.

October 22, 2014
Show Your Lumberjack Pride at Homecoming This Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Homecoming is a celebration and the Northern Arizona Athletics Department is bringing the noise and excitement to you this Saturday when the NAU football team hosts No. 2 Eastern Washington in the Skydome at 12:40 p.m.

October 22, 2014
Cross Country Faces Arizona and Arizona State Tomorrow in Tempe
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After two weeks of tough competition at Washington, Wisconsin and Pre-Nationals, Northern Arizona cross country is giving their B-teams a chance to stretch their legs tomorrow at Arizona State. The meet is set to start at 4 p.m. in Tempe, Ariz.

October 22, 2014
Timeout with Shay Young
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Shay Young will finally have the opportunity to take the court in the NAU blue and gold this season. Last season, she redshirted after transferring to Flagstaff following one season at New Mexico State where she played as a true freshman. Take a look at the redshirt sophomore forward from San Diego, Calif. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 22, 2014
NAU Soccer Faces Weber State and Idaho State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will look to have a bounce back weekend on the road as they face Weber State and Idaho State. The Lumberjacks will start its road trip in Ogden, Utah to face the defending Big Sky Champions in the Wildcats on Friday, Oct. 24, and then will close out the weekend on Sunday, Oct. 26, in Pocatello, Idaho for a matchup against the Bengals.

October 21, 2014
NAU Volleyball Faces North Dakota, Northern Colorado This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Back out on the road for the second consecutive week, the Northern Arizona volleyball team will take on two of the Big Sky North Division's top teams traveling to North Dakota on Thursday at 5 p.m. followed by Northern Colorado on Saturday at 6 p.m. After this week, the Lumberjacks will have just one final road trip during the regular season, with it coming on the final week of the season.

October 21, 2014
Lumberjack Football Hosts No. 2 Eastern Washington on Homecoming
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona (4-3, 2-1 Big Sky) will put its regular season home win streak on the line this Saturday, Oct. 25 when it hosts No. 2 Eastern Washington (7-1, 4-0 Big Sky) for Homecoming. The ROOT SPORTS Game of the Week will kick off at the Walkup Skydome at 12:40 p.m.

October 21, 2014
Timeout with Monique Mulder
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Monique Mulder enters her first season with the Lumberjacks after spending the last two seasons at New Mexico Junior College where she was an All-WJCAC honorable mention selection. She led the team in steals and helped her team to the NJCAA Division I National Championships after winning its conference and region, averaging 6.5 points, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals last season. Take a look at the junior guard from Antioch, Calif. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 21, 2014
An Inside Look with Sophomore Forward/Center Ako Kaluna

October 21, 2014
NAU Impressive at ITA Mountain Regional Championships
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team had an impressive showing at the ITA Mountain Regional Championships this past weekend where the Lumberjacks had eight wins in singles play.

October 20, 2014
Get to Know - Alyssa Loeffelman
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Alyssa Loeffelman comes to NAU following a prep career at Fountain Valley High School in which she took second at the Sunset League Championship as a senior on the 1-meter springboard. This season she will add to the Lumberjacks’ quality diving unit. Get to know the freshman from Fountain Valley, Calif. in the seventh installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 20, 2014
An Inside Look with Sophomore Forward Alex Stecca

October 20, 2014
Timeout with Raven Anderson
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Raven Anderson begins her final season as one of the Lumberjacks’ two seniors on this year’s roster. She was the team’s fourth leading scorer at 9.9 points and third-leading rebounder at 5.4 rebounds per game last season while also averaging 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks per game. She shot 54 percent from the field which ranked third in the Big Sky and was the fifth-best single season field goal percentage in school history, and finished the season on a tear averaging 16.8 points, 10.6 rebounds while shooting 64.7 percent over her last five games. Take a look at the senior center from Tempe, Ariz. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 19, 2014
NAU Drops 1-0 Match to Eastern Washington
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team closed out the weekend at home against Eastern Washington. The Eagles scored in the first half and Eastern Washington was able to shut out the Lumberjacks for the 1-0 win. NAU is now 7-5-3 on the season and 3-2-2 in the Big Sky.

October 18, 2014
Townsend Leads Women's Cross Country at NCAA Pre-Nationals
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Northern Arizona women's cross country made a strong showing at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing 11th out of 43 teams. The 'Jacks posted a score of 467, led by sophomore Melanie Townsend.

October 18, 2014
Lumberjacks Spoil Portland State’s Homecoming, Win 21-17
PORTLAND, Ore. – Northern Arizona (4-3, 2-1 Big Sky) topped Portland State 21-17 to win its first Big Sky road game of the season. The Vikings (2-5, 1-2 Big Sky) were the first to score, but the Lumberjacks recorded a pair of touchdowns in a span of four minutes to take the lead, as they never looked back.

October 18, 2014
Volleyball Falls Short to Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho – In the first of two anticipated matchups between the Big Sky South Division co-leaders, both the Northern Arizona volleyball team and Idaho State dominated their way to a set win to begin Saturday night's meeting. Then the Bengals prevailed in the final two to come away with the 14-25, 25-14, 30-28, 25-23 victory to take sole possession of the division at the midway point of conference play.

October 17, 2014
Zienasellassie and McElroy Lead 'Jacks at Wisconsin adidas Invitational
MADISON, Wis. – No. 3 Northern Arizona finished sixth today at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational despite top-five performances from Futsum Zienasellassie and Matt McElroy. The 'Jacks posted a score of 225, closely following Stanford's 220.

October 17, 2014
NAU & Montana Draw 0-0 in Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team welcomed the University of Montana to town Friday night as the Grizzlies came in ranked first in the Big Sky Conference and undefeated in conference play. For the second straight game the Lumberjacks played in overtime for and Northern Arizona recorded its third straight shutout as NAU tied Montana 0-0 after 110 minutes of play. NAU is now 7-4-3 on the season and 3-1-2 in Big Sky Play.

October 17, 2014
Timeout with Mariah Willadsen
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mariah Willadsen joins the Lumberjacks following two seasons at Mesa Community College where she was a two-time first team All-Region and two-time all-conference player. Last season, she helped lead the Thunderbirds win the NJCAA Division II National Championship by averaging 13.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game. Take a look at the junior guard from Mesa, Ariz. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 17, 2014
An Inside Look with Sophomore Guard Christopher Miller

October 16, 2014
'Jacks Split Between Wisconsin adidas Invitational and Pre-Nationals this Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – No. 3 Northern Arizona men’s cross country team takes on 18 ranked teams this Friday at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in Madison, Wis. The race is off on Friday at 11 a.m.

October 16, 2014
Timeout With Brittani Lusain
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Brittani Lusain enters 2014-15 as the reigning Big Sky Outstanding Freshman after averaging 13.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game. Her averages led all conference freshmen in each category except rebounds, which she finished second among first-year players. Take a look at the sophomore guard from San Diego, Calif. before the Lumberjacks take the court on Nov. 3 with their home exhibition against New Mexico Highlands.

October 16, 2014
Volleyball Starts Road Swing with Weber State Sweep
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona volleyball team posted a successful start to their critical four-match road swing on Thursday, picking up their fourth consecutive win against Weber State. The Lumberjacks swept the Wildcats, 25-16, 25-17, 25-18, and did not trail on the scoreboard until the third set in a dominant team performance on both sides of the net.

October 16, 2014
An Inside Look with Junior Transfer Guard Jaleni Neely

October 16, 2014
2014-15 NAU Swimming & Diving Season Outlook
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Years of close calls were vanquished this past March. After four runner-up finishes in six years, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team was finally able to hoist the Western Athletic Conference trophy.

October 15, 2014
Banks Named Preseason Big Sky Second Team by College Sports Madness
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coming off a breakout season, senior Erikka Banks was named to College Sports Madness' Preseason Big Sky All-Conference Second Team. Banks was a second team selection by College Sports Madness last season as well as an honorable mention all-conference player by the Big Sky coaches.

October 15, 2014
Get to Know - Jori Lindquist
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Jori Lindquist was a busy swimmer at her first WAC Championships in March, finishing 10th in the 100 backstroke and 11th in the 200 backstroke as part of four individual events in addition to swimming in the 200 medley, 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays. Get to know the sophomore from Kodiak, Alaska in the sixth installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 15, 2014
An Inside Look with Freshman Guard Jaran Hoover

October 15, 2014
NAU Soccer Hosts Montana and Eastern Washington
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After having a seven-game unbeaten streaked snapped, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team started a new winning streak last week with wins on the road over North Dakota and Northern Colorado. The Lumberjacks will look to carry that momentum into their toughest home stand of the season against Montana and Eastern Washington.

October 14, 2014
Men's Tennis Heads to Vegas for ITA Mountain Regionals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team found some success in their previous fall tournament at the University of New Mexico Balloon Invitational and now the Lumberjacks will head to Las Vegas, Nev. for the ITA Mountain Regional Championships.

October 14, 2014
NAU Travels to Weber State, Idaho State This Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona volleyball team begins their most critical stretch of the season to date this weekend with road matches at Weber State on Thursday and Idaho State on Saturday. Both matches will begin at 6 p.m. Flagstaff time.

October 14, 2014
Wingender Named Big Sky Player of the Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a weekend of two goals and an assist in two wins over North Dakota and Northern Colorado, Northern Arizona soccer’s junior Haley Wingender has been named the Big Sky’s Offensive Player of the Week.

October 14, 2014
NAU Heads to New Mexico for ITA Mountain Regionals
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team is set for the biggest fall tournament in Albuquerque, N.M. at the ITA Mountain Regionals. The tournament will take place from Oct. 15-19 at the University of New Mexico.

October 14, 2014
An Inside Look with Sophomore Guard Kris Yanku

October 13, 2014
Get to Know - Alina Staffeldt
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Alina Staffeldt is already off to a fast start in her first season at NAU, winning the 100 free and finishing second in the 100 fly at the Pentathlon followed by runner-up finishes in the 50 free and 150 fly in the Blue vs. Gold meet. Get to know the freshman from Hannover, Germany in the fifth installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 13, 2014
An Inside Look with Senior Forward Zachary Reynolds

October 13, 2014
Football Travels to Portland State for ROOT SPORTS Game of the Week
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona (3-3, 1-1 Big Sky) looks to capture its first Big Sky road win this Saturday, when it heads to Portland State (2-4, 1-1 Big Sky) for the ROOT SPORTS Game of the Week. Kickoff at Providence Park is set for 4:05 p.m.

October 13, 2014
Kemper's Consistent Weekend Garners Big Sky POTW Recognition
OGDEN, Utah – Sydney Kemper was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on Monday following another stellar weekend of play, leading the Northern Arizona volleyball team to sweeps of Montana and Montana State. The award is Kemper's third of her career and is the second Player of the Week nod for the Lumberjacks this season.

October 12, 2014
'Jacks Lead Big Sky at Ron Moore Intercollegiate
DENVER, Colo. - Despite cold and windy conditions, Northern Arizona women's golf played their best round of the Ron Moore Invitational to tie for seventh. The 'Jacks came in with a score of 310 for today and a three-round total of 927 (+63).

October 12, 2014
NAU’s Wingender Scores in Double Overtime for 1-0 Win
GREELEY, Colo. – For 109 minutes and 30 seconds the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team and Northern Colorado were scoreless with both teams looking at a 0-0 draw. However, the Lumberjacks refused to give up and with 30 seconds left on the clock, Haley Wingender scored the game-winning goal to give NAU the 1-0 victory over Northern Colorado. Northern Arizona is now 7-4-2 this season and 3-1-1 in the Big Sky Conference.

October 12, 2014
'Jacks Continue at Ron Moore Intercollegiate
DENVER, Colo. - Northern Arizona women's golf dropped to ninth-place today after the second round of the Ron Moore Intercollegiate hosted by Denver University. The 'Jacks posted a one-round total of 317 and have a combined Friday and Saturday score of 627 (+51).

October 11, 2014
'Jacks Sweep 'Cats, Equal Best Start Through 17 Matches
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the second time this week, the Northern Arizona volleyball team conquered their foe from the state of Montana, as they swept Montana State, 26-24, 25-19, 25-13, Saturday night in the Rolle Activity Center. With the win, the Lumberjacks upped their record to 14-3 overall, matching the program's best start through 17 matches.

October 10, 2014
NAU Scores Three In Win Over North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team looked to get back to their winning ways in the Big Sky Conference as they traveled to Grand Forks, N.D. to face the University of North Dakota. It took 57 minutes but the Lumberjacks scored the first goal off the foot of Demi Schmieder and Adrian Nixt tied the Northern Arizona school record with three assists in one game to defeat North Dakota 3-0. The Lumberjacks are now 6-4-2 on the season and 2-1-1 in the Big Sky.

October 10, 2014
Gold Edges Blue, 54-50, in Final Intrasquad Scrimmage
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Fresh faces performed well, but it was seniors Alexis Juergens and Caitlin Wright who shined the brightest on Friday in the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team's annual Blue vs. Gold Meet. The two Lumberjack seniors each won two events, but it was Juergens' Gold team who was victorious in the intrasquad meet, holding off the Blue team by a 54-50 score.

October 10, 2014
'Jacks in Eighth After First Round of Ron Moore
DENVER, Colo. - Northern Arizona women's golf sits in eighth-place following the first day of competition at the Ron Moore Intercollegiate hosted by Denver University. The 'Jacks had a combined round of 310 (+22) earlier today.

October 10, 2014
An Inside Look with Junior Forward Jordyn Martin

October 9, 2014
An Inside Look with Senior Guard Aaseem Dixon

October 9, 2014
Lumberjacks Hit Season-Best Percentage to Sweep Grizzlies
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona volleyball team fought back from three set points in the first set and cruised to victory from there Thursday night, sweeping Montana, 26-24, 25-17, 25-10. The Lumberjacks picked up their fourth conference win and is now 4-1 in the Big Sky and 13-3 overall following their fourth sweep in six home matches this season.

October 8, 2014
Swim & Dive Splits Up for Friday's Blue vs. Gold Meet
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Just two weeks away from their first dual meet of the season, the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team will hold their annual Blue vs. Gold meet on Friday, 2 p.m. in the Wall Aquatic Center. The final intrasquad meet before the team’s Oct. 25 season opening dual at New Mexico is free for all fans to attend.

October 8, 2014
NAU Travels to North Dakota and Northern Colorado
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After suffering their first loss in the Big Sky Conference, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will head back out on the road for a two-match weekend starting on Friday, Oct. 10, against North Dakota and on Sunday the Lumberjacks will face Northern Colorado.

October 8, 2014
An Inside Look with Senior Guard Gaellan Bewernick

October 8, 2014
Upshur Named College Sports Madness Preseason Men’s Basketball Player of the Year
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona senior guard Quinton Upshur was named the College Sports Madness Men’s Basketball Preseason Big Sky Player of the Year, announced today. Upshur was also named to the first team, while senior guard Aaseem Dixon received second team preseason honors.

October 8, 2014
Lumberjack Golf Faces Big Sky Competition at Ron Moore Intercollegiate
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s golf is coming off a two week break to take on the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate hosted by Denver University. The tournament kicks off on Friday, Oct. 10 and runs through Sunday. Each round tees off at 7:30 a.m. Flagstaff time.

October 7, 2014
Get to Know - Monica Pruett
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Monica Pruett finished seventh in the 400 IM at last season’s WAC Championships to earn her first career All-WAC honor, and was also one of five Lumberjacks in the top-10 of the 200 breaststroke. Get to know the junior from Houston, Texas in the fourth installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 7, 2014
Freshmen Student-Athletes Advised on Careers, Majors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Monday, the NAU Athletics academic department teamed up with the colleges on campus to provide the Lumberjack freshmen student-athletes with further insight on majors and career options.

October 7, 2014
'Jacks Third in Fourth National Poll
NEW ORLEANS, La – Northern Arizona men’s cross country experienced their first shake-up in the national rankings as they dropped to third, replaced by last week’s No. 3 Oregon.

October 7, 2014
Melanie Townsend Named Big Sky Cross Country Athlete of the Week
ODGEN, Utah – Sophomore Melanie Townsend has been named the Big Sky Cross Country Athlete of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.

October 7, 2014
Volleyball Welcomes Montana, Montana State this Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona volleyball team returns to the Rolle Activity Center for a critical homestand versus Montana on Thursday and Montana State on Saturday, before heading back out on the road for the next two weeks. Both matches will start at 7 p.m.

October 7, 2014
An Inside Look with Senior Guard Quinton Upshur
An inside look with senior guard Quinton Upshur.

October 6, 2014
Men’s Tennis Impressive at UNM Balloon Invitational
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team continues to impress early this year as freshman Felix Schumann became the first Lumberjack this fall to take first place in a singles draw as he went 4-0 in the Silver Draw at the University of New Mexico Balloon Invitational. Throughout the weekend, the Lumberjacks picked up 15 victories in singles play, while also winning five doubles matches.

October 6, 2014
'Jacks Stay in Second in Regional Rankings
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Northern Arizona men’s cross country holds steady at second in the mountain regional poll again this week. Pulling out their A-team for the first time, the ‘Jacks finished first ahead of No. 20 UCLA and No. 6 Stanford.

October 6, 2014
Get Your 2014-15 NAU Basketball Season Tickets
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Season tickets for the 2014-15 Northern Arizona men’s basketball season are on sale now. Lumberjack fans can call Kelli Coffman at 928-523-0639 to reserve their tickets for the upcoming season.

October 6, 2014
Women’s Tennis Has Solid Performance at UofA
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s tennis team picked up 14 singles victories and five wins in doubles play this past weekend at the UofA Fall Invitational. Freshmen Sara Brown and Livia Hollosy came away with the best records in singles play, both posting a 3-2 record throughout the weekend.

October 6, 2014
An Inside Look with Senior Forward/Center Len Springs
An inside look with senior forward/center Len Springs.

October 6, 2014
Get to Know - Alexa Geiger
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Alexa Geiger enjoyed a successful first showing at last season's WAC Championships, earning All-WAC second team honors on all three boards. She finished fourth on the 3-meter springboard, fifth on the 1-meter springboard and seventh on platform. Get to know the sophomore from Fullerton, Calif. in the third installment of Northern Arizona swimming & diving's Q&A before the Lumberjacks get the season started on Oct. 25 at New Mexico.

October 5, 2014
High Energy Fills First Women's Basketball's Practice
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women's basketball team completed their first practice of the 2014-15 season Sunday morning. The two-hour practice in the Rolle Activity Center was a spirited session as the team came together for the first time after individual training sessions over the last month.

October 5, 2014
NAU Gives Up Two Goals In Loss to Idaho
Moscow, Idaho – Northern Arizona women’s soccer jumped on the scoreboard first against the University of Idaho but the Vandals responded with two goals in two minutes as NAU suffers their first lost in the Big Sky 2-1 in Idaho. NAU is now 1-1-1 in the Big Sky this season.

October 4, 2014
Suns Complete Training Camp with Spirited Scrimmage
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Phoenix Suns concluded their week-long training camp on Saturday with their public scrimmage. Thousands of fans packed the Walkup Skydome to get a glimpse at this year's Suns squad and was treated to a fun-filled scrimmage won by the Black Team, 86-79.

October 4, 2014
'Jacks Hand Thunderbirds First Big Sky Defeat in Bounce Back Effort
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Coming off a difficult loss at Idaho on Thursday, the Northern Arizona volleyball team bounced back in a big way Saturday night by handing Southern Utah its first Big Sky loss of the season. Led by a near triple-double performance by senior Sydney Kemper, the Lumberjacks received a variety of contributions across their lineup in the four-set win, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17. NAU is now 3-1 in conference play and 12-3 overall.

October 4, 2014
Turnovers Aid in Road Loss at Northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. – Turnovers proved costly today for No. 25 Northern Arizona (3-3, 1-1 Big Sky), as it fell on the road, 24-17, to Northern Colorado (2-3, 1-1 Big Sky) at Nottingham Stadium. The Bears snapped a nine-game Big Sky losing streak, as NAU fell to UNC for the first time since 1978.

October 4, 2014
Lumberjacks Pass Their First Test at Washington
SEATTLE, Wash. - No. 2 Northern Arizona men's cross country was up to the challenge today at the Washington Invitational in Seattle. The 'Jacks tallied 62 as they captured first place at the meet.

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