SAU broke ground on two major athletic projects this spring. The first, on April 27, celebrated major upgrades upcoming for the Mulerider Track and Field facility. Designed by WER architects, this project will result in a complete overhaul of the existing track and field complex. The scope includes all-new infrastructure, track and event surfaces, seating for 500 spectators, and… Read More
As if earning a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo five years in a row for Southern Arkansas University’s Loni Pearce was not enough, she became the goat tying national champion in her final trip to Casper, Wyoming, on June 20, 2015. Pearce entered the short round in first place. Her final run of 6.8-seconds was best by… Read More
Through an investment of approximately $2 million, SAU plans to build a new softball field house and completely rebuild its track and field facility. Construction is expected to begin on both projects in 2015, and there are opportunities for alumni and friends to be involved. “These projects represent more than just an investment in facilities;… Read More
The 2014 SAU Sports Hall of Fame inductees are recognized at the homecoming football game. Inductees included Tony Garcia (Baseball), Don Henson (Football), David Kirkpatrick (Baseball), Jim Leonard (Football), Stephanie Manning (Women’s Track), James Pettitt (Football), Krystal Poulin (Softball), Ken Schmidt (Football), and Michelle Shoppach (Coach – Volleyball).
Southern Arkansas University and its athletic department are pleased to announce the renewal of the men’s and women’s track and field programs starting in the fall of 2014. The programs will compete under the NCAA classification of outdoor track and field and will have their championship season in the spring of every year. The renewal… Read More