Recapping Division III Week at Capital University

NCAA Division III Week 2013
NCAA Division III Week 2013

Related Links:

NCAA Division III Web Page

 

The Capital University athletics department recognized the NCAA's Division III Week from April 8-14 and in the dates surrounding it. One event is still to come.

 

Here's a recap of features and events designed to celebrate student-athletes at the Division III level and answer the question: Why Division III?

 

Click on the links to learn more about each initiative.

 

Crusaders Host Special Olympics Play Date

On Sunday, March 24, Capital student-athletes representing nearly all 18 of the school's varsity sports gathered at the Capital Center to participate in several sporting events and games with 20 Special Olympics athletes. The sorority Alpha Sigma Alpha also participated in the event.

 

Video: Why Division III?

Several of our student-athletes caught up with us last week to discuss what they love about participating in intercollegiate athletics at Capital University and the Division III level.

 

Student-Athletes Recognized at Honors Convocation

Crusaders from nearly every sport earned honors at the Capital University Honors Convocation last week at the Mees Hall Auditorium on campus.

 

Hard Work Paying Off for All-American Boggs

Sports information student intern Sam Wentz caught up with senior softball student-athlete Devan Boggs, one of the hardest working student-athletes on and off the field at Capital.

 

Men's Basketball Seniors Toss Out Ceremonial First Pitch

Tim Congrove, Spencer Niekamp, Michael Sommer and Mitch Westerheide were part of a brief ceremony prior to Saturday's baseball doubleheader to recognize the team's second consecutive OAC regular season championship.

 

SAAC to Hold Cookout and Games Wednesday

The Capital University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, in conjunction with the athletics department, will host a cookout for Crusader student-athletes. Food and games will be a part of the event, which takes place from 12-2 on the side lawn of the Capital Center.