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Beyond borders and gridirons

American football crossed a new international border on May 21 when the Drake University Bulldogs and CONADEIP All-Stars from Mexico met on a gridiron painted for the first time on African soil. The Bulldogs triumphed in the game, and worked together with their Mexican counterparts on service projects and summiting Kilimanjaro.


Tennis team MVC champs

Drake men’s tennis team recognized for outstanding season after competing in NCAA tourney The Drake men’s tennis team wrapped-up the 2010-2011 season at the NCAA Tennis Tournament, held in May at the University of Illinois’ Khan Tennis Center. The Bulldogs were pitted against the 17th-rated Fighting Illini. “I thought we competed very well today against...


Making the grade

Drake softball pitcher earns all-American honors In May, Drake University women’s softball team pitcher Brynne Dordel received CoSIDA-Capital One Academic All-American honors, earning second team accolades and becoming Drake softball’s first Academic All-American since 2004. Dordel, of Chanhassen, Minn., graduated from the University in May with a degree in accounting. While at Drake, she maintained...


Setting the pace

Jon DeGrave competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, earning honorable mention All-American honors. He was the first Drake men's track and field athlete to qualify for the championships since 2000.


America’s Athletic Classic

NOTE: Events are designated as Student (STU), Community (COMM), Alumni (ALUM) and Athletic (ATH). Some events require pre-registration or RSVP. Events are subject to change. *See competition schedule for specific athletic event times. Friday, April 29 Drake Relays* (ATH) 8 a.m.–4:25 p.m. Drake Stadium Ticket information All Pharmacy Reunion (ALUM) Registration 3–7 p.m. RSVP Reunion...

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