The first day of March brought the second consecutive Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference wins for both the AU men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams.
The Aurora University men’s basketball season may have ended last week with a loss in the semi-finals of the NACC Conference Tournament, but the Spartans are already looking forward to building on their success for next season.
The Aurora University Spartan Hockey team has advanced to the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division III National Tournament after going two for two last weekend at the ACHA Division III Pacific Regional.
Spartan spirit was recognized during halftime of the Sugar Bowl on ESPN earlier this month. AU senior defensive lineman Tyler Simmons was named by the American Football Coaches Association to the 2013 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, a program which honors football student-athletes for exemplary community service.
Aurora University has a strong athletics department, but it is the athletic training students that are behind the latest “game winner.” It was recently announced that the Class of 2013 athletic training students had an outstanding 100% pass rate on the Board of Certification (BOX) Exam, an exam graduates must pass after receiving their degree in order to practice in the field of Athletic Training.