Category Archives: Athletics

Young Alums “Fry the Frogs” in Giving Contest

More than 1,000 donors made a gift in September to win the giving challenge against TCU spearheaded by the SMU Young Alumni Board. The victory was announced at the SMU-TCU football game, also won by the Mustangs. The drive was

Major Gift from Miller Family Supports Moody Renovation

SMU Trustee David B. Miller ’72, ’73 and Carolyn Lacy Miller have committed $10 million toward the expansion and renovation of Moody Coliseum. The April 28 announcement of the Miller gift came just days following the announcement that the Moody

Moody Foundation Announces Historic Gift: Iconic landmark to be renovated

The Second Century Campaign took a major step forward with the announcement of a $20 million contribution from the Moody Foundation, one of the largest gifts in SMU’s history, to support an extensive expansion and renovation of the iconic Moody

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Seizing the National Spotlight: Hawaii Bowl Victory Highlights SMU Momentum

The Mustangs’ historic Sheraton Hawaii Bowl victory marked the beginning of a new era in SMU football. It also gained national attention for SMU, raising the University’s profile and supporting Second Century Campaign efforts around the country. Viewers throughout the

Mustangs’ success boosts campaign

The Mustangs’ historic Sheraton Hawaii Bowl victory gained national attention for SMU, raising the University’s profile and supporting Second Century Campaign efforts around the country. Viewers throughout the United States watched the Mustangs, led by Coach June Jones, defeat the

Conference USA Titles Highlight Success

Athletics are a vibrant part of the SMU campus experience. In 2008–09, five teams won Conference USA titles: cross country, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving and women’s tennis. Teams ranking or finishing in the top 25 nationally