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Women's Track And Field Ranked No. 3 In NCAA Coaches Poll

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday (Jan 27) that the Lewis University women's track and field team has vaulted from being unranked to number three in the country, according to the National Team Computer Rankings. That is the highest a Lewis women's track and field squad has ever been ranked. As of January 24th, Lewis has accumulated 96.80 points, trailing No. 1 Central Missouri (157.36 points) and No. 2 Ashland (149.63 points). To date, the Flyers have racked up nine NCAA Provisional standards, including four that are among the top three in the nation. "Our women's team had a breakthrough outdoor season last year and that has carried over," Lewis head women's track and field coach Dana Schwarting said. "Everyone is hungry for   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Philippines mission trip makes for rewarding experience
Seven Lewis University students were among the 28 volunteer participants in the sixth Joliet Diocesan University Mission Trip December 28, 2014 – January 10, 2015 to the Philippines working on various projects of construction work. “The hospitality,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“If These Walls Could Talk” a World Premiere Comedy at Lewis
Lewis University’s Heritage Theatre Company proudly presents the world premiere of an original comedy, “If These Walls Could Talk” by Stephanie Hill, 2011 Lewis University alumna. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. January 30 and 31 in the Oremus Fine Arts  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Large cast world premiere of “Little Brother” in the PLT
“Little Brother,” a fast-paced techie-political adventure comes to Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) . Based on the young adult novel by Cory Doctorow and adapted by Josh Costello, it is the show the San Francisco Bay Guardian called “the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University celebrates Black History Month
Lewis University welcomes Black History Month with “Black College Students: At a Powerful Crossroads of Equality and Access,” a series of events in February to be hosted on the main campus in Romeoville. All events are free of charge unless otherwise  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Women's Track And Field Wins NAIA vs. NCAA Challenge
Lewis University junior Amber Cook (Grayslake, Ill./Warren Township) and senior Amy Polhemus (Hawthorn Woods, Ill./Lake Zurich) each picked up a pair of top-two finishes to help the Flyer women's track and field team take home the NAIA vs. NCAA Challlenge  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 1 Lewis Women's Hoops Grabs GLVC Road Win 73-54
Even the top scoring team in the country needs to win with defense sometimes. No. 1 Lewis women's basketball limited Bellarmine to 30.9 percent shooting to win a Great Lakes Valley Conference road game 73-54 on Thursday (Jan. 22) evening at Knights Hall.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University hosts its first Spring Service Fair
Community partners from Lewis University and the surrounding community shared their hopes, goals and ideas for serving with each other during the first Lewis University Spring Service Fair. Twenty-six community partners participated in the Jan. 22 event  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

COB hosts Business Professionals of America Contest
The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Area 20 competition was hosted by the College of Business on January 9, 2015. Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President of Lewis University welcomed the students, along with opening remarks by Dr. Rami Khasawneh,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Spring 2015 Performing Arts Series begins with cellist
Lewis University will host a variety of performances as part of the Spring 2015 Performing Arts Series. All events are located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Admission is free for Lewis students, $5 for guests and $10 for the general public.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Unveils All-Decades (1970s) Men's Basketball Team
The Lewis University Athletics Department will officially unveil its All-Decades Men's Basketball (1970s) Team at halftime of their showdown with the top-ranked University of Indianapolis at 3 PM on January 31st. The team includes Darnell Anderson,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Introduces All-Decades (1970s) Women's Basketball
The Lewis University Athletics Department will officially introduce its All-Decades Women's Basketball (1970s) Team at halftime of their showdown with the University of Indianapolis at 1 PM on January 31st. The team includes Marge Pozen, Michelle  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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