News from the Aurora University community

Successful hockey season prepares team for future NCAA competition


The Aurora University hockey team concluded its 2013-2014 season last week by defeating the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) 9-3 in the final pool play contest of the 2014 American Collegiate Hockey Association National Tournament.

No hurdles to overcome as indoor track and field teams win conference championships


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.

AU men’s basketball looks to build on season’s success


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.

AU hockey advances to ACHA National Tournament

AU Hockey

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.

The true meaning of team

Tyler Simmons

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.