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Cross Country Captures First AAC Title

The SMU cross country team placed first and captured the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Madison, Connecticut. The championship was the fifth in the past six years (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013) and third straight for the Mustangs. The previous four conference titles came in Conference

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Five Mustangs Earn All-Conference Honors In Volleyball

SOPHOMORE AVERY ACKER ALSO GARNERS ALL-AMERICAN AND ALL-REGION HONORABLE MENTIONS Sophomore Avery Acker was named Setter of the Year in the American Athletic Conference, one of five Mustangs to earn all-conference honors after leading SMU to a 22-9 record and a second-place finish during the inaugural season of the league. Acker was

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Former Mustang Football Players Making Waves In NFL

By Chris Dell ’11 On the third and final day of the 2013 NFL Draft, former SMU running back Zach Line ’13 was waiting at his home in Oxford, Michigan, to hear where his NFL career would begin. The first glimmer of hope came in the fifth round when Line received a

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Former Rivals Find Their Rhythm At SMU

Alisha Filmore and Keena Mays used to go toe-to-toe as high school rivals. Now they work shoulder-to-shoulder to deliver Mustang victories on the basketball court.

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What’s In A Name? SMU Joins New American Athletic Conference

The American Athletic Conference will have 10 members in its first season: SMU, Central Florida, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Houston, Louisville, Memphis, Rutgers, South Florida and Temple.

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Bengals Draft Hunt; Five Sign Free Agent Deals With NFL Teams

Margus Hunt was picked up by the Cincinnati Bengals while five Mustang signed free agent deals with NFL teams and three others will head to rookie mini-camps.

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Mustang Sports Shorts

Read some of the latest news about men’s and women’s swimming, equestrian, football and more from Mustang Athletics.

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New Director Seeks Many Perspectives On SMU Athletics

Read a Q-and-A with Rick Hart, who joined SMU in July as its 13th director of athletics. Before coming to SMU, Hart served for six years as athletics director at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Petrucelli Helms Women’s Soccer

Two-time National Coach of the Year and 1995 NCAA Championship coach Chris Petrucelli has been named SMU’s head women’s soccer coach. In 22 years as a head coach, Petrucelli has compiled a 340-110-36 record. His career win total and winning percentage (.737) rank eighth among active Division I coaches. The

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Sports Shorts: Tennis, Olympics And Grid Iron News

A round up of some of the top news in Mustang sports this fall.

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