American Athletic Conference Honors 5 UCF Students

American Athletic Conference Honors 5 UCF Students

A school-record five UCF student-athletes were honored Wednesday by the American Athletic Conference for their all-around excellence. Cross country runner Anne-Marie Blaney, rower Ashleigh Boyd, men’s tennis player Harrison Richmond, women’s tennis player Monica Matias and indoor track and field runner Rosie Chamberlain earned The American’s Sport Excellence Awards. These honors are given to a […]

Knights’ Already Stellar Graduation Rate Rises

The 2017 Graduation Success Rate for UCF student-athletes has increased from 93 to 94 percent. The university recently submitted its most recent graduation data to the NCAA, which will release nationwide results later this year. “We’re very proud of the academic culture in our athletics department,” said Daniel J. White, UCF’s vice president and director […]

UCF Earns ‘A’ for Inclusive Hiring Practices of Women’s Coaches

UCF was the only school to earn an ‘A’ for racial and gender hiring practices for women’s teams’ head coaches in a new report released today. The study was produced by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at UCF, the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the […]

Is it Time to Level the Playing Field for College Athletes?

I love college sports. I’ve got the Knights, Yellow Jackets, Tar Heels, Hoyas, Maroon Tigers – you name it. If I can catch a game, I will. My brother-in-law, who’s from New England, recently schooled me about lacrosse, so now on top of college football, basketball, baseball and volleyball, I’m hooked on that, too. And […]