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Concordia serves up great weather and a personal touch to attract top athletes

9/2/2022 - 1 minute read

Concordia is the home of many athletes who choose to come from all across the nation and the world to become Golden Eagles and represent the school on a collegiate level.

There are many things that make Concordia the special school that it is. One of the major attraction points for Concordia is that it is the home of the NCAA Division II Golden Eagles. 

But what is it that makes the school special to the point where high quality athletes come to compete here? 

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Gabriel Jones, track and field athlete

Spring season sports are in full swing!

2/11/2022 - 1 minute read

Spring season sports are in full swing and our athletes are more ready than ever. Athletes planned out their goals for the season and opened up about their ideal situation moving forward after their season and what they hope the future holds for them. 

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Zach Lavine, Paul Lavine, Perrion Callendret courtside at an NBA game

NBA All Star Weekend pivots with COVID

2/11/2022 - 2 minute read

NBA all-star Zach Lavine, G-league Windy City Bulls player Perrion Callandret, and Paul Lavine opened up about the NBA All-Star Weekend this year and how COVID-19 affected the experience.

Zach Lavine said, ”COVID-19 has changed the world, basketball and the entire sports industry in many ways, but more than anything, it’s made me more appreciative of my family, my teammates, and that precious time we get to spend together. I cherish every moment.” 

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CUI Track and Field

An Eagle to start a legacy career

2/11/2022 - 2 minute read

De Wilder started a new legacy in his Eagle’s tennis career this season by transitioning from being an active tennis player to becoming the team’s assistant coach.

De Wilder started his Eagle career last season when he transferred from Eastern Illinois to join the tennis team at Concordia. As an athlete, De Wilder immediately took the role of a leader, helping bring together the team.

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Eagles pull off miraculous eight run comeback in series win

Eagles pull off miraculous eight run comeback in series win

2/11/2022 - 1 minute read

The CUI baseball team pulled off a miraculous comeback in game one of Saturday's doubleheader, scoring eight runs in the bottom of the ninth to come back for the win. In game two, the Eagles were in a position for yet another walk-off win before the game was called due to light curfew, ending in a 4-4 tie. With the results of Saturday's games, Concordia remains undefeated with a 3-0-1 record on the season.

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Concordia events to allow up to 500 fans in attendance

Concordia To Allow Up to 500 Fans For Indoor Games

2/11/2022 - 0 minute read

Starting with the Concordia University Irvine basketball doubleheader on Thursday, Jan. 27 against Chaminade, Concordia now allows up to 500 spectators to attend home games in CU Arena.

This updated policy affects home men's and women's basketball, men's volleyball and stunt games hosted at Concordia.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased ahead of time. 

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Marty the Eagle promotes the CUI homecoming sports games

CUI Homecoming goes hybrid

1/21/2022 - 1 minute read

Homecoming will look a little differently with activities held both online and in-person on the weekend of January 28. The LEAD team, Athletics, and Alumni team coordinated for a weekend of festivities.

The Alumni Homecoming events have been moved to a virtual setting. The weekend consists of Friday and Saturday online events, including Virtual Bingo and an awards ceremony. CUI will also honor the 2022 Alumni of the Year.

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Champions FC crowned as soccer intramural champions

Intramural champions have been crowned

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

After eight weeks of competition, the fall season of intramurals came to a close after an exciting championship week leaving four teams as victors. Championship week began Mon., Nov. 8 with volleyball finals and ended Sun., Nov. 14 with the flag football championship. 

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The new Flight Club logo for the student section

Are you hunting?

10/29/2021 - 2 minute read

The Hunt, the schoolwide school spirit initiative partnered with LEAD for the Fall Festival Friday, Oct., 22, in its fourth event of the semester. The Hunt pits Rho, Sigma, Quads and Commuters against each other in a year-long battle for community bragging rights.

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The new Flight Club logo for the student section

ASCUI encourages students to join Flight Club

10/29/2021 - 1 minute read

To add to the excitement of the school year with everyone back on campus, a new school spirit initiative was created. The spirit initiative, The Hunt, was created in hopes of energizing Concordia’s school spirit after a year with no spectators at sporting events. With this initiative really taking flight, it was only fitting to rename the student section. The “Screaming Eagles,” the name of the student section before this year, was in need of a rebrand that the students wanted and would own.

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