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Assumption Women's Ice Hockey Joins Division I NEWHA Conference

Jun. 30, 2022
WORCESTER, Mass. (June 29, 2022) – Assumption University today announced that its women's ice hockey team has accepted an invitation to compete in the New England Women's Hockey Alliance (NEWHA), an NCAA Division 1 conference. Assumption will become the eighth member of the NEWHA, and the second in...

Assumption Announces New Varsity Sports for Women’s Ice Hockey and Men’s Swimming

May 26, 2022
As the first institution in the Northeast-10 (NE10) to now sponsor all 24 sports in the NCAA Division II Conference, Assumption University’s Director of Athletics Christine Lowthert, Ed.D., announces the expansion of the University’s athletic programs with the addition of women’s ice hockey and men...

Assumption Appoints Seasoned Intercollegiate Athletics Professional Eric Gobiel as New Athletic Director 

May 16, 2022
Assumption University’s Department of Athletics has announced the appointment of a seasoned intercollegiate athletics professional Eric Gobiel as its next director of athletics. Gobiel’s priorities will be to enhance the University’s student-athlete experience, increase enrollment and fundraising,...

Assumption Baseball Players Mentor Future Stars at WooSox Clinic

Jun. 7, 2021 Office of Communications
Members of the Assumption University Baseball team mentored young athletes from the community during the Worcester Red Sox youth baseball clinic on June 5.

NFL Week 1 Features Three Former Assumption Greyhounds

Sep. 4, 2019 Office of Communications
When the 2019 National Football League (NFL) season kicks off this weekend, the Super Bowl-defending champion New England Patriots won’t be the only team for which the Assumption community will be cheering. Proud students, alumni and friends of Assumption will be closely following the New Orleans...

NFL Week 1 Features Three Former Assumption Greyhounds

Sep. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
When the 2019 National Football League (NFL) season kicks off this weekend, the Super Bowl-defending champion New England Patriots won’t be the only team for which the Assumption community will be cheering. Proud students, alumni and friends of Assumption will be closely following the New Orleans...

Pirez ’08 Named Head Men & Women’s Tennis Coach

Aug. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption’s Interim Director of Athletics Christine Lowthert has announced that Megan Pirez ’08, will serve as the head coach for both the Men and Women’s Tennis programs. In the past Pirez had served as the head women’s tennis coach. Following a recent restructuring by the Department of Athletics,...

Medeiros Named Women’s Volleyball Head Coach

Aug. 9, 2019 Office of Communications
Interim Director of Athletics Christine Lowthert has announced that Kyle R. Medeiros has been named the head coach of the Assumption Women’s Volleyball team. Medeiros brings eight years of coaching experience to his new position at Assumption. From 2011-18, Medeiros served as head volleyball coach...

Assumption Announces Head Coach for Women’s Swimming and Diving Team

Aug. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption is pleased to announce the Richard “Doc” Ludemann as the head coach of the Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. Coach Ludemann has 30 years of competitive swim coaching experience that includes 16 years with Division 1 college varsity teams. Read More

Sweeney Named First Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach

Aug. 2, 2019 Office of Communications
Interim Director of Athletics Christine Lowthert has announced the hiring of Jack Sweeney as the head coach of Assumption’s Women’s Ice Hockey program. Sweeney, a seasoned hockey professional with more than 24 years of experience, including a board position of the national governing body of USA...