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  • Biola in Top Six NCAA DII Schools to Receive Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence

    The recognition is awarded to only 44 Division II schools that have achieved an academic success rate of 90% or higher

    Sarah Dougher — 

    Biola University is one of the top six NCAA Division II schools to earn the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence, earning a 98% in Academic...

  • Biola Remembers Tennis Coach Dee Henry

    Coach Henry lived by the motto, “Here to serve”

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola University is grieved to share that Dee Henry, a treasured faculty emeritus and former head tennis coach, passed away on Sunday, June 11. Dee...

  • Biola University Men’s Basketball Coach Makes History with 1,000 Wins

    Dave Holmquist is fifth coach to hit victory mark in all of men’s collegiate basketball

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola University men’s basketball coach, Dave Holmquist, became just the fifth coach in all of collegiate men’s basketball history to reach 1,000...

  • Cross Country Earns NCAA Nationals Berth

    Biola Cross Country is headed to NCAA Division II National Championship in its first year eligible.

    Neil Mogan — 

    NCAA RELEASE LA MIRADA, Calif. --- After dominating the conference and showing well in the region all season long Biola Men's Cross Country was...

  • Biola Athletics Announces Addition of Men’s and Women’s Water Polo to Eagles Lineup

    The two new varsity sports will start in the 2021-22 academic year

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola University will add both men and women’s water polo beginning with the 2021-22 academic year. With Biola’s recent move to National...

  • Biola University Granted Full Membership in NCAA Division II Athletics

    Full membership in NCAA Division II affords Biola teams the right to compete in NCAA postseason events and appear in national and regional rankings beginning in 2019-20

    Neil Morgan — 

    On July 12, Biola University President Barry H. Corey received a phone call from leadership at the National Collegiate Athletic Association...

  • Eagles Advance NCAA Membership

    Biola Athletics has one year until full NCAA Division II membership as of July 13, 2018

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola University achieved another milestone on its journey to gain full membership in NCAA Division II on Friday, July 13. Greg Vaughan, Vice...

  • Soccer Wins NCCAA Title

    Eagles End Season With Blue Banner

    Brandon Taylor — 

    KISSIMMEE, Fla.---On Saturday, the Eagles put an emphatic final stamp on their season, scoring four goals and recording an eighth-consecutive...

  • Volleyball Wins NCCAA National Title

    Biola Volleyball finished the 2017 season with NCCAA Championship

    Neil Morgan — 

    KISSIMMEE, Florida--- A nice new blue banner will make its way back to La Mirada as Biola Volleyball won the 2017 National Christian College...

  • Biola-Azusa Pacific Announce "Cornerstone Cup"

    Eagles-Cougars launch new, yearlong rivalry.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola University and Azusa Pacific University are excited to announce the creation of a yearlong rivalry series between the two campuses. The...

  • Track and Field Athletes Compete at Indoor Nationals Earning All American

    Team finish the indoor season and nationals well

    Clavel Candelaria — 

    From long distance to sprinters to field events, the strenuous work begins to prepare for indoor and outdoor season, but that hard work paid off...

  • Eagles Athletic Association Announces First Pitch Dinner

    Matt Hagen headlines the 2017 Biola Baseball First Pitch Dinner

    Neil Morgan — 

    REGISTRATION LA MIRADA, Calif.--- The Eagles Athletic Association and Biola Baseball are pleased to announce the annual Biola Baseball First...

  • Biola Accepted Into NCCAA

    Eagles Add New National Affiliation

    Neil Morgan — 

    GREENVILLE, SC --- On Tuesday morning the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) announced its acceptance of Biola University as...

  • Biola 4th In Fall Directors' Cup Standings

    Biola Athletics had another fantastic fall and sits fourth in the NAIA.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LEARFIELD RELEASE | FALL STANDINGS LA MIRADA, Calif. --- It was another fantastic fall season for Biola Athletics. Each of the five fall sports...

  • Biola To Host GSAC Soccer Tournament

    Biola will host the GSAC Soccer Tournament Nov. 10 & 12

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- For the second time in as many years Al Barbour Field on the campus of Biola University will be the host of the Golden State...

  • Biola Named NAIA Champions of Character Gold Level Institution

    Eagles earn the highest honor bestowed by the NAIA for character and sportsmanship.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif.--- Biola is named a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Champions of Character Five-Star Institution for the ninth...

  • Tixier, Benbow Selected To Athletics Hall of Fame

    Christine Tixier & Jeff Benbow to be inducted in September.

    Neil Morgan — 

    HALL OF FAME PAGE | REGISTER NOW LA MIRADA, Calif. --- Biola University Athletics announces its 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Class. This year's...

  • National Collegiate Athletics Association Approves Membership Application

    Biola will begin the NCAA Division II membership process

    Brenda Velasco — 

    Biola University’s application for membership into the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division II has been approved for the...

  • Softball Takes Mission Trip To Cuba

    Eagles spread the Gospel through softball

    Lorie Coleman — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- This summer Biola Softball partnered with Global Baseball, a missionary organization geared towards utilizing the popularity...

  • Diomartich Joins Tampa Bay Rays

    Biola ace Eric Diomartich signs pro contract with Tampa Bay Rays.

    Neil Morgan — 

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. --- Back in May of 2011 ESPN's Keith Law recognized Biola Baseball as one of the top-3 programs in the NAIA in terms of...

  • Dr. Holmquist Transitions Out of Athletic Director Role

    After 27 years as the leader of the athletic department Dr. Dave Holmquist commits to coaching.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- In preparation for Biola University’s application for acceptance into the NCAA Division II longtime basketball coach and...

  • Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Named Program of the Year

    In its first season under Head Coach Sean Henning Biola Women's Track & Field and Cross Country has soared to new heights.

    Neil Morgan — 

    NEW ORLEANS, La. --- Biola University was honored on Wednesday as for the first time ever the United States Track & Field and Cross Country...

  • Henry Honored By International Tennis Hall of Fame

    Dee Henry recognized with educational merit award.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- In early-March the International Tennis Hall of Fame honored Dee Henry, Biola Women's Tennis head coach, with its Tennis...

  • Archer, Funches Named NAIA All-Americans

    Dakari Archer and Terrell Funches earn men's basketball all-american honors.

    Neil Morgan — 

    NAIA RELEASE LA MIRADA, Calif. --- Terrell Funches and Dakari Archer formed a formidable backcourt for Biola Men's Basketball from wire to wire...

  • Biola Wins GSAC Tournament Championship

    Eagles earn automatic berth to NAIA National Championship Tournament with big win.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola Men's Basketball once again reigns in the Golden State Athletic Conference as Dave Holmquist's boys clinched the conference tournament title...