GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

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MBB Intro
Did You Know...
Women's Basketball
Trent May’s women’s basketball program won five of the last seven Pacific West Conference championships and went to the NCAA Division II tournament four of the last five seasons, including a Sweet 16 berth in 2011, finishing 29-3.
Wrestling
When Tyrell Fortune won the NCAA Division II heavyweight title, he became the program’s fourth national champion in the last three years. As a team, the program has finished in the nation’s top 10 in each of the last three seasons.
Student Recreation Center
Grand Canyon University’s new student recreation center is a 55,000-square-ft facility featuring three basketball courts and practice facilities for wrestling, basketball and volleyball. The facility also feature men’s and women’s locker rooms, athletic training facilities and a student fitness center.
Women's Volleyball
The GCU women’s volleyball team is coming off its first-ever back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances. The Antelopes were a combined 46-13 in 2011-12.
Cross Country
Sharles Simon punched his ticket to the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships en route to being named Pacific West Conference Cross Country Runner of the Year. It was the third time in program history that a 'Lopes runner advanced to the NCAA Championships. In 2010, Kip Mutai earned PacWest Newcomer of the Year honors.
Women's Golf
The GCU women's golf program made their first-ever appearance at the NCAA Championships in 2012, taking third place overall. The 'Lopes qualified the next year, posting back-to-back top-five finishes after taking fifth overall. Current golfer Charlotte Jaengkit was last season tabbed as a WGCA Division II Second Team All-American.
Tennis
The GCU women’s tennis team has earned NCAA Division II Championship berths in each of the past three seasons. The men’s squad advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2012 NCAA Championships, a school-best finish.
Learfield Cup
Grand Canyon finished its tenure in NCAA Division II at the top. The Antelopes won the last two Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, given annually to the top athletics program in the nation. Cup standings are based on points given for each Division II institution’s finish in up to 14 sports (seven men’s and seven women’s).
Men's Volleyball
The 2013 GCU men’s volleyball program made history, winning their first Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournament match. They did it in high fashion, winning on the road at Ohio State.
Swimming
The GCU men’s swimming team completed its run in Division II in style. Eetu Karvonen wrapped up his stellar collegiate career by winning five NCAA Championships. Eetu won the 100 and 200 breaststroke events the past two championships. Mychala Lynch was the back-to-back champion in the women’s 100 fly.
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University provides an exciting campus lifestyle that includes a newly renovated Student Union, popular dining options like Chick-fil-a, Subway and Starbucks, movie nights, two recreational pools, exciting Division I sports, a fully equipped recreational center and strong spiritual life that includes weekly Chapel services, TheGathering (a contemporary evening chapel), community ministries and international mission trips.
Baseball
The GCU baseball team advanced to the NCAA Division II Baseball Championships in Cary, N.C. for the first time in school history in 2013, in just the second year under head coach Andy Stankiewicz. The 'Lopes picked up 40 wins, the most for the program since collecting 43 victories in 1990.
Men's Soccer
The GCU men's soccer program won five of seven PacWest Conference titles and advanced to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16 in 2012 after posting an impressive 16-3-1. Head coach Petar Draksin garnered conference Coach of the Year honors five times during the school's tenure with the PacWest. He also earned GCU's first Division II National Championship in 1996.
Men's Basketball
The GCU men’s basketball team advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament the past two seasons. The ‘Lopes moved into the newly built GCU Arena two seasons ago and have amassed a 30-2 record in that building. GCU will be led by first-year head coach and Phoenix Suns Hall of Famer, Dan Majerle.
Softball
In 2013, the GCU softball team boasted two CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in Claire Zampini and Kelsey Barak. Team-wise the team has won the NFCA Award for top GPA in the country four times in the last eight years.
Track and Field
The GCU men's track and field program won the 2012 NCAA Division II Indoor National Championship, the second national title for the 'Lopes at the Division II level. Following their efforts, head coach Tom Flood was named USTFCCCA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Men's Coach of the Year. This past season, GCU swept the crowns at the inaugural Pacific West Conference Championships
Men’s Golf Program
GCU men’s golf program qualified for six NCAA Division II National Championships over a span of eight years (2006-13) and was national runner-up in 2000. Twenty-two players have earned either NAIA or NCAA All-American honors.
National Championship Teams
GCU’s Antelope Gym boasts four banners recognizing nine national championship teams: Men’s Basketball NAIA National Champs (1975, 1978, 1988), Baseball NAIA National Champs (1980-82, 1986), Men’s Soccer NCAA Division II National Champs (1996) and Women’s Tennis NAIA National Champs (1981).
Sand Volleyball
In 2013, Grand Canyon joined the ranks of the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball scene, making them one of only 30 four-year programs in the nation.
9.20.2014 | Women's Volleyball
Antelopes Go 4-0 Over Weekend
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9.20.2014 | Men's Cross Country
Kocmoud finishes sixth
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9.19.2014 | Women's Soccer
Lopes turn 1-0 halftime deficit into 2-1 victory at GCU Soccer Field
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9.19.2014 | Women's Volleyball
Antelopes Take on San Jose State, South Dakota State on Saturday
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9.18.14 | General
9.17.14 | Women's Volleyball