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Category: Athletics

  • Natasha Jackson Leaps Toward Olympic Goal

    Alumna wins Pan-American Cup and places second at Canadian Nationals

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola alumna Natasha Jackson (’11) took her first international victory and the 2014 Pan-American Combined Events Cup title with her heptathlon...

  • Andre Murillo Signs Pro Contract

    Former All-American signs with German pro league.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Following his graduation from Biola this spring, Andre Murillo is shipping off for the bright lights and big city of Hamburg, Germany. The forward...

  • Biola Leads NAIA With 19 Scholar Teams

    Each varsity sport maintains a team GPA of 3.0 or higher to earn distinction.

    Neil Morgan — 

    For the third time in the last five years Biola University leads the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in Scholar Teams....

  • Henry Earns USPTA Honor

    Dee Henry gets Pete Brown Lifetime Achievement Award for service.

    Neil Morgan — 

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. --- Dee Henry has served Biola and the La Mirada community faithfully for over 40 years, and on a late-June evening she was...

  • La Mirada Partners with Biola to Host Special Olympics Athletes

    Biola will house athletes from the 2015 Special Olympics

    Staff — 

    The city of La Mirada announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games...

  • Reba DePriest Named All-American

    Junior pitcher makes a big impact and learns a reward.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola made the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics postseason for the first time since 2002, and it would not have been possible...

  • Boone Farrington Named Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American

    Senior third-baseman wins national academic recognition.

    Neil Morgan — 

    CoSIDA RELEASE Boone Farrington stood out on the diamond all season long as Biola’s most polished offensive weapon, and now he becomes Biola’s...

  • Kathryn Ashford Earns All-American Status

    First Biola tennis All-American since 2004.

    Neil Morgan — 

    In the nearly 60 years of women's tennis at Biola the Eagles have had just 10 All-American student-athletes, including just one in the time since...

  • Five Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Awards Leads District

    Five Student-Athletes Get High Academic Honors

    Jeff Hershey — 

    CoSIDA RELEASE LA MIRADA, Calif. --- With five Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District selections among its at-large sports, Biola's...

  • Biola Leads GSAC In Scholar-Athletes

    27 Biola athletes earn academic awards in spring.

    Neil Morgan — 

    GSAC RELEASE LA MIRADA, Calif. --- Westmont has long been known as the cream of the crop among Golden State Athletic Conference schools when it...

  • Baseball Team Gives Their All On and Off the Field

    Community service unifies baseball team

    Emily Joy Johnson — 

    Serving the community has been one of Jay Sullenger’s goals for the baseball program since he was selected to head the Biola University baseball...

  • Biola's Solid Spring

    Biola grabs 43 All-GSAC honors this spring.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola had a roller-coaster ride of a spring season, one that is still ongoing with the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships set to take...

  • Swim Wins Conference Awards

    Head Coach, Diving Coach and a swimmer win PCSC awards.

    Jeff Hershey — 

    Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference (PCSC) awards were announced Friday with Biola Head Coach Eddie Shepard and swimmer Christine Tixier...

  • Adams Is All-American, Again

    Adijat Adams Earned NAIA All-American second team honors.

    Neil Morgan — 

    NAIA RELEASE For the second consecutive season Biola women’s basketball’s stud center, Adijat Adams, is a NAIA All-American. Adams was named to...

  • Andre Murillo Named All-American

    Andre Murillo, senior forward, named NAIA All-American honorable mention.

    Neil Morgan — 

    NAIA RELEASE A successful season on and off the court culminated with a grand honor on Wednesday as Andre Murillo was named an NAIA All-American...

  • Adijat Adams Earns WBCA All-American Recognition

    Biola's senior center earns Honorable Mention status.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- It is difficult to find ways to improve when you are already an National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

  • Biola Sits Fifth In Directors' Cup

    Midway through the year, the Eagles are fifth in Learfield Sports NAIA Directors' Cup standings.

    Neil Morgan — 

    FULL STANDINGS:FALL 1|FALL 2|WINTER 1 CLEVELAND, Ohio--- Biola is traditionally at its strongest point athletically in the fall season, with its...

  • Tixier Earns National Swimmer of the Year

    Christine Tixier wins three championships and national Swimmer of the Year.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Christine Tixier, a junior from Benton City, Wash., made history by becoming Biola’s first ever National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

  • Golfer Overcomes Disability to Succeed

    Senior Jackie Mata's faith plays major role in improving her swing

    Emily Joy Johnson — 

    Jackie Mata, a senior communications major and second-year captain of the Biola women’s golf team, doesn’t let anything keep her from playing golf...

  • Two Eagles Earn All-Conference Recognition

    Andre Murillo and Adijat Adams named All-GSAC.

    Neil Morgan — 

    LA MIRADA, Calif. --- All season long the biggest stories on both sides of the ball for Biola basketball have come from Adijat Adams and Andre...

  • Men's Basketball To Host Playoff Game

    Biola hosts Westmont Thursday night.

    Neil Morgan — 

    An all-out battle is set to be staged inside of Chase Gymnasium on Thursday evening as No. 25 Biola hosts the Westmont Warriors for the first...

  • Men's Basketball Player Earns High Academic Honor

    Andre Murillo named CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District.

    Neil Morgan — 

    Not only is he a triple-threat on the hardwood, but he is a triple-threat in the classroom as well. Andre Murillo proved that by becoming the...

  • Eagles atop GSAC All Sports Award standings

    Biola leads the race for the Golden State Athletic Conference All Sports Award through the fall.

    Neil Morgan — 

    After a roller coaster ride of a fall sports season, Biola University sits atop the Golden State Athletic Conference All Sports Award race. The...

  • Swimmer Named NAIA Women's Swimmer of the Month

    Christine Tixier earned the first NAIA women's swimmer of the month award of 2013.

    Neil Morgan — 

    After qualifying for eight different national championship events through the first six meets of the season, Christine Tixier was named the...

  • Volleyball Coach Wins National Coach of the Year Award

    Aaron Seltzer named NAIA Coach of the Year after strong postseason finish

    Neil Morgan — 

    Every year since volleyball coach Aaron Seltzer took over 12 years ago has been a good year — a few of them great years — and 2013 definitely...