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The first of their kind

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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By Raul Dominguez, Jr. University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) senior Thiago Parravicini has competed internationally for the Brazilian national swimming team. So, when he says the Cardinals can have success on a larger stage, he speaks from experience. It’s not just a hunch. The Rio de Janeiro native has put the theory into practice

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2013-14 Men’s Basketball Review

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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21-6 record in first year of NCAA Division I 14-1 home record with only loss coming on a last second shot 9-5 in Southland Conference action with three losses by four points or less Team finished eighth in the nation in scoring (82.1 ppg), 14th in field goal percentage (48.8%), 28th in three-point percentage (38.9%),

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Cardinal shares perspective shaped by life events

Mar 15th, 2014 | By
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By Raul Dominguez The drills in preparation for the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) upcoming football season were painfully exhausting and the heat was oppressive. The Cardinals were struggling to make it through a humid practice, but surely it wasn’t as difficult for their newest teammate. Jason Everding enrolled in college after serving four

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Ricky Williams joins UIW football coaching staff

Nov 18th, 2013 | By

  By Raul Dominguez, Jr. University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) football fans, there is great news. The Cardinals’ backfield is blessed with players who are more athletically gifted than Ricky Williams. The Ricky Williams who won the 1998 Heisman Trophy to cap a stellar four-year career at the University of Texas and rushed for

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UIW installs Bronze Cardinal

Nov 18th, 2013 | By

A new bronze Cardinal adorns the entranceway to the Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium. The statue, designed by Larry Stevens with Stevens Art Foundry in Bulverde, Texas, was installed on June 28. There were approximately 10 miniatures that incorporated ideas and design directions that Stevens kept refining until coming up with the final product. Steven’s

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UIW bids farewell to Synchro Coach

Nov 18th, 2013 | By

Kimberly Wurzel-Lo Porto, who built UIW’s Synchronized Swimming program from scratch and served as head coach for 12 years, left the poolside to pursue a career in real estate. During her tenure at UIW, she won a total of eight South Collegiate Regional Championship titles, was named the 2012 United States Synchronized Swimming Coach of

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UIW’S ATHLETICS WEBSITE HAS A NEW LOOK

Nov 18th, 2013 | By

UIW’s athletics department has a new website design. The new layout is intended to be more fan friendly with a fresh, updated look. Visit  www.uiwcardinals.com for the new Cardinals online experience.



UIW football coach to appear on Animal Planet’s “Catch and Release”

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

By Shane Meling What have you been doing with your spare time? Former Navy SEAL and current UIW assistant football coach Jake Zweig has gone into survival mode…literally. Zweig recently finished shooting the first season of Animal Planet’s new reality television show “Catch and Release.” He is one of the show’s five participants with a

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UIW women’s basketball head coach assumes administrative role

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

Long-time UIW women’s basketball head coach Angela Lawson has moved into an administrative role after 13 years with the program. On April 3, it was announced that Lawson had accepted the position of Associate Athletic Director Academic Services and Senior Woman Administrator for UIW. “With our move to Division I, I just felt like it

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UIW golf teams strive for excellence on and off the course

Mar 14th, 2013 | By

By Shane Meling “If you don’t expect someone to do something they probably won’t do it.” That was the first sentence uttered by University of the Incarnate Word Men’s and Women’s Golf Head Coach Brad Martin in a recent interview and it shows exactly what he is trying to do for his program—raise expectations. Currently,

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