News from the Aurora University community

AU embraces first hockey season

Hockey Club

This winter season, AU launched its first year of co-ed club hockey. The AU hockey team, which practices at Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva, was started in part because of interest shown by players of the AU lacrosse team. Many of the athletes that joined the AU lacrosse team, which will be competing in its third season in the spring 2013 season, were former hockey players and expressed interest in bringing a hockey program to AU.

Spartans see success across the board during spring season

Led by Van Asdlen and Adams, AU is ranked No. 19 in the latest poll.

It’s been a pretty amazing spring for the Spartans. Over the past few weeks, Aurora University athletic teams have put together quite the list of accomplishments in every spring sport.

Photo gallery: Welcome spring!

Spring has arrived on campus! The trees and flowers are blooming; baseball, golf, lacrosse, softball and track seasons are underway; and students are enjoying an unusually warm March.

Men’s lacrosse team sets big goals for second season

Men's lacrosse team

The Spartans were far from first-year patsies in their inaugural year of men’s lacrosse, posting an 11-6 overall record and going 6-2 in the league play to finish third in the MLC standings. The taste of success and missed opportunity left the young squad wanting more.

Women’s lacrosse program drawing recruits from across the country

The new AU women’s lacrosse team is shaping up to be an eclectic mix of student-athletes from across the country.