Despite appearances, no discord in athletic department

Despite appearances, no discord in athletic department

Since December 2016, six of MSU Denver’s 11 total athletic head coaches have either been fired, resigned or moved on to different schools. The women’s soccer and golf, tennis, track and field, and men’s basketball and baseball programs all have had head coaching changes in the past 10 months, which has fueled speculation that things […]

Weekly sports review

Weekly sports review

MSU Denver sports teams had arguably their most successful week of the fall semester Sept. 20-26. The men’s and women’s soccer teams and the volleyball team played so dominantly they didn’t allow their opponents on the scoreboard. Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team rebounded  after starting their season with one win and five losses. They […]

Athletics department launches rewards app, SuperFanU

Athletics department launches rewards app, SuperFanU

The MSU Denver athletics department announced the addition of a free app to their Roadrunner Rewards program. The app, officially called SuperFanU MSU Denver Roadrunner Rewards, is an easy-to-use portal into the Roadrunner Rewards program. It offers students, fans and users a variety of MSU Denver-oriented benefits. It is named for the platform it is […]

The Metropolitan sports briefs: August 23, 2017

The Metropolitan sports briefs: August 23, 2017

MSU DENVER BRIEFS Athletics department launches Roadrunner Rewards app The MSU Denver athletics department announced on Aug. 22 that they have added an app to their Roadrunner Rewards program. The app features seven tabs that perform different functions.  The tabs include events, rewards, awards leaderboard, Roadrunners social media, video highlights, roadrunners athletics news and a […]

Michael Bahl comes full circle, named men’s basketball head coach

Michael Bahl comes full circle, named men’s basketball head coach

Former assistant coach Michael Bahl has been tapped to become the new head coach of MSU Denver’s men’s basketball team. He takes over for Derrick Clark, who coached the Roadrunners for seven seasons before being let go by MSU Denver. Bahl is a Roadrunner lifer. During his playing days at MSU Denver from 2003-07, he was […]

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

After a tumultuous and tense season, MSU Denver has fired men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark, the athletics department announced today. Clark, who had one year remaining on his contract, had a forgettable season. After a promising start to the year in which they lost to the eventual national champions by only two points, the […]

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez is many things. He’s a former North Carolina Tar Heel. He’s a former professional basketball player. And now, he’s the first native Puerto Rican to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Melendez started playing basketball at a young age in Puerto Rico. He used to walk two miles to the local basketball […]

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

Men’s basketball finished a tumultuous season on March 3 when they lost to the No. 14 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers 61-70 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. The game meant the end of the college careers of senior forward Andre Harris and senior guard Brian Howard. Howard was the second-leading scorer for […]

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