mustang sports

Hall Of Fame Coach Larry Brown To Head Men’s Basketball

Larry Brown has been named the head men’s basketball coach at SMU. He arrives on the Hilltop as the only head coach to win both an NCAA title and an NBA Championship. Brown was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach in 2002. “I always wanted to

Read more

Moody Coliseum Prepares To Enter New Era For SMU Athletics

By Chris Dell ’11 When it was built 56 years ago, SMU Coliseum, renamed Moody Coliseum in 1965, may have been the brightest gem on the Dallas sports landscape. In the past half-century, the historic arena, home to the men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams at SMU, has hosted

Read more

Sports Shorts: Golf, Tennis, Mustangs Mobile App And More

Kraft Wins U.S. Amateur SMU golfer Kelly Kraft ’11 concluded a scorching summer on the links by taking the 111th U.S. Men’s Amateur Championship in August, becoming the third SMU golfer since 1998 to accomplish the feat. Kraft defeated UCLA’s Patrick Cantlay – the nation’s No. 1-ranked amateur player –

Read more

Parents Make Mustang Sports A Family Affair

The SMU football team’s buses and airplanes aren’t the only vehicles racking up travel miles on cross-country journeys during the season. Arriving at the game site a couple of days early is a Yukon XL, ferrying some of the Mustangs’ most passionate fans – the Beasley family from Canyon Lake, Texas.

Read more

Athletic Trainers Keep Students On Their Feet And In The Game

Whenever SMU coach Rhonda Rompola ’83 pushes her women’s basketball team to the brink of giving up, she always says the same thing: “Just fight through it!” Just fighting through it, however, becomes an entirely different challenge after an athlete suffers a serious injury. That is why athletic trainer Kelli

Read more

Sports Shorts

Celebrating 100 Years Of Mustangs Sports As SMU celebrates the centennial of its founding in 1911 and opening in 1915, the University also is marking 100 years of achievements in athletics through a recently released book, In Honor of the Mustangs: The Centennial History of SMU Athletics, 1911-2010. The first

Read more

Students Bring An International Flair To Mustang Athletics

Forty-two international student-athletes attend SMU from 27 countries ranging from Argentina to Uzbekistan. The students compete on more than half of SMU’s 17 teams, with women’s swimming hosting the most international athletes.

Read more

Student-Athletes Score Big Academically

Seven of SMU’s 15 varsity teams rated a perfect 100 percent among Conference USA schools in Graduation Success Rates (GSR), according to data released by the NCAA in October.

Read more

King Of Swing

After eight top-10 finishes, senior Kelly Kraft was named Conference USA Golfer of the Year.

Read more

Strokes For Swimmer

NCAA Championships-qualifier Therese Svendsen earned the Conference USA Swimmer of the Year award.

Read more