2014-15 General News
July 27, 2015
Record Number of Broncos Named to West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll
Santa Clara had 152 student-athletes named to the West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, which recognizes student-athletes that have balanced athletic success with academic excellence.
July 8, 2015
Santa Clara Welcomes New Director of Athletics Dr. Renee Baumgartner
Santa Clara University held a reception today to welcome to campus and celebrate the hire of a dynamic intercollegiate athletics administrator, head coach, and former collegiate athlete, Renee Baumgartner, Ph.D., as the new Director of Athletics. To a packed audience of boosters, alumni, faculty, staff, and athletic department coaches and staff, Baumgartner received her official Bronco welcome from Father Michael E. Engh, President of Santa Clara University and Brandi Chastain, former Bronco soccer star, World Cup Champion and Olympic Soccer Gold Medalist.
June 5, 2015
Stevens Soccer Training Center Officially Opened
Santa Clara Athletics held the official opening of the Stevens Soccer Training Center today. The facility is part of a $7.7 million gift from Santa Clara University alumna and trustee, Mary Stevens '84, and her husband, Mark, a prominent venture capitalist. Speakers included University President Fr. Michael Engh, Interim Director of Athletics Jeff Mitchell, women’s soccer head coach Jerry Smith, and men’s soccer head coach Cameron Rast.
June 3, 2015
The Santa Clara Broncos Partner With The Aspire Group For Support In Ticket Revenue Generation
The Santa Clara Broncos are pleased to announce their partnership with The Aspire Group, one of the leading providers in sports revenue enhancement, to build an on-campus operation that will be charged with selling and servicing all ticketed Bronco sports. Beginning July 2015, the Santa Clara Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) will be fully operational with a Manager and Sales Consultant, both offering Bronco fans with a unique customer service experience.
May 28, 2015
Osborne, Eisenmann Fill Assistant AD Positions
Santa Clara Athletics has hired Leslie Osborne as Assistant Athletic Director for Intercollegiate Sports and Student-Athlete Leadership and Kyle Eisenmann as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. Osborne is a 2005 graduate of Santa Clara where she earned her B.A. in Communications. Eisenmann graduated from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce in 2007 with a B.S. in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Management and minored in Psychology. He received his J.D. in 2010 from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
May 27, 2015
Santa Clara Athletics Has 13 Perfect APR Scores for 2013-14
With six teams receiving NCAA Public Recognition Awards last week, the NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Wednesday. Santa Clara had six teams score a perfect 1000 for a four-year average while 13 scored a perfect 1,000 for the 2013-14 academic year. APRs for each team, lists of teams receiving public recognition and those receiving sanctions are available online through the NCAA’s searchable database.
May 20, 2015
Six Santa Clara Teams Honored with NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Santa Clara University was one of six teams in the West Coast Conference to earn Public Recognition Awards, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate. The Broncos joined Gonzaga as the only schools with at least six teams honored. These awards are given each year to teams with APRs in the top 10 percent plus ties in each sport.
April 17, 2015
Bronco Athletic Director Dan Coonan is Leaving Santa Clara University
After 11 years serving as Executive Director of Athletics and Recreation, Dan Coonan has announced that he is leaving Santa Clara University to return to his hometown of Los Angeles and become the Executive Director of Development for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
March 3, 2015
Get Bronco Spring Break Gear at the Online Store
Spring Break is coming! Check out great promotions in the official online store of Santa Clara Athletics. Find the perfect gear for the Broncos fan in your life, including Spring Gear, Women, and Kids.
February 24, 2015
Grab Bronco Spring Gear at the Online Store Now
Spring is almost here! Check out great promotions in the official online store of Santa Clara Athletics. Find the perfect gift for the Broncos fan in your life, including Spring Gear, Women, and Kids.
November 24, 2014
Grab Bronco Winter Gear at the Online Store Now!
The Holiday shopping season is here! Check out great promotions all week in the official online store of Santa Clara Athletics. Find the perfect gift for the Broncos fan in your life, including Cold Weather Gear, Women, and Kids.
September 3, 2014
Athletics Excited to Have Aly Wagner ’03 on Six 2014 Soccer Broadcasts
Scoring the game-winning goal of the Broncos' 2001 NCAA title game vs. UNC, Santa Clara is excited to welcome back Bronco women’s soccer alumnus Aly Wagner ’03! Wagner will work along side play-by-play announcer David Gentile as the color commentator on six Bronco soccer matches this fall. Three of those matches will be in September, including Friday’s tilt for the women vs. Notre Dame and the men's soccer match vs. Cal on Sept. 26. The pair will also call the women's match vs. Dayton and three West Coast Conference matches.
July 7, 2014
With 16 Teams Posting 3.0 or Better, Broncos Top Mark For 22nd Time in 23 Quarters
Topping 3.0 or better for the 22nd time in 23 quarters with 19 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 16 of the 19 Bronco teams scoring a 3.0 term GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.125 GPA for the Spring 2014 quarter. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA of 3.087 continues to climb for its student-athletes as well.
June 30, 2014
Grab Bronco Summer Gear at the Online Store Now!
Attention 2014 Santa Clara University graduates, alums, family and friends – just in time for summer you can get new Bronco merchandise at the online store!
June 12, 2014
Cross Country's Demaree WCC Post-Graduate Scholarship; Fourth Straight Year A Bronco Has Won the Award
For the fourth straight year a Bronco student-athlete, this year cross country runner Ben Demaree, has received the West Coast Conference Postgraduate scholarship. The 2014 WCC Postgraduate Scholarship recipients were announced at the fifth annual WCC Honors Dinner, held last week in conjunction with the Executive Council and Presidents' Council meetings at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. Demaree was named the Male Postgraduate Scholarship winner, while Gonzaga University coxswain Naseeb Bhangal was named the Female Postgraduate Scholarship winner.
June 2, 2014
Attention 2014 SCU Graduates/Alums & Those Looking for Bronco Father's Day Gifts: Receive 10% Off the Broncos' On-Line Store Now!
Attention Bronco 2014 graduates, alums, family and friends – just in time for Santa Clara University’s 2014 graduation on June 14 and Father’s Day on June 15 – receive 10 percent off of the Broncos on-line retail store!
April 14, 2014
Bronco Student-Athletes Top 3.0 GPA for 21st Time in 22 Quarters
With 11 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 16 of the 19 Bronco teams scoring a 3.0 term GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.138 grade point average (GPA) for the Winter 2014 quarter. They also topped 3.0 or better for the 21st time in 22 quarters. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA of 3.080 continues to climb for its student-athletes as well.
April 9, 2014
Santa Clara to Host Bay Area Collegiate Athletics Mentoring Day
The Bay Area Collegiate Athletics Mentoring Day is designed to provide a day of networking and career development for current (and perhaps future) athletic administrators working in and around the Bay Area. There will be panelists, attendees and guest speakers invited from all NCAA Division I institutions in the Bay Area as well as the University of the Pacific, the West Coast Conference, and the Pac-12 Conference. Topics will include moving up in the profession, managing one's career, finding work/life balance, and other related topics geared towards younger professionals in the collegiate athletics industry.
March 19, 2014
Current and Future NCAA Administrators Invited to Attend Collegiate Athletics Mentoring Day At Santa Clara
Santa Clara Athletics is proud to announce it will serve as host for a Bay Area Collegiate Athletics Mentoring Day on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
March 11, 2014
Join Us At The Bronco Bench Foundation Annual Bocce Ball Tournament March 16
Come join us for the Bronco Bench Foundation Annual Bocce Ball Tournament at Campo di Bocce in Los Gatos on March 16th at 4:30 pm. Put together a team of six for $1500 or come as a spectator for $50. Entrance fee includes unlimited food and drinks. Catch up with old friends and reunite with fellow Broncos.
December 10, 2013
REMEMBER: The Bronco Online Store Is Loaded With Holiday Gifts! Come Check It Out Today!
Holiday shopping list in need of some Bronco gear? Looking for a few good Bronco-logo items as a stocking-stuffer? Remember to shop online at the Santa Clara Bronco’s online retail store and update your family, friends and alums wardrobes with the latest Bronco gear! From SCU t-shirts to clothing to hats to sweatshirts to accessories – it's your one-stop Bronco gear online retail shop! And they are featuring a number of sales this month as well with the holiday shopper in mind.
November 11, 2013
Broncos To Collect Donations For Red Cross/Typhoon Haiyan Efforts At SJSU Basketball Doubleheader Tuesday
With a massive relief effort ongoing in the Philippines due to Thyphoon Haiyan this past weekend, Santa Clara University announced Monday it will collect donations for the Red Cross before, during and after its doubleheader with San Jose State University on Tues., Nov. 12. The women will play at 5:30 pm with the men’s game tipping at 8:15 pm. Both games are being hosted in the Leavey Center at Santa Clara University.
November 2, 2013
KLIV 1590 AM and KDOW 1220 AM To Broadcast Men's Basketball Games As Part of Bronco Radio Network
Santa Clara is proud to announce it will broadcast live at least 21 men’s basketball games this year on the Bronco Radio Network with KLIV 1590 AM airing 14 games and KDOW 1220 AM airing seven games. The remainder of the games will be broadcast live on the Broncos website, SantaClaraBroncos.com.
October 18, 2013
Men's and Women's Basketball and Baseball Teams Using SpartaTrac This Season
Using state-of-the-art technology, both the Santa Clara University basketball teams and the baseball team are using SpartaTrac this year as their primary strength and conditioning application with their strength coaches.
October 7, 2013
Video Montage: Broncos On A Mission This Year
Today Santa Clara University Athletics is officially releasing the On A Mission montage on our YouTube channel, SantaClaraBroncos. Please fell free to post this URL on your own social media pages (Tweet it, put it on Pinterest, Instagram, etc.!). On A Mission is our new Department-wide unifying theme, branding tag line and battle cry to bind the entire Department - student-athletes, coaches, staff, volunteers, Ruff Riders, spirit groups, Bronco Bench Foundation members and supporters. This year the Broncos are On A Mission - both literally and figuratively.
September 24, 2013
The Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap is Back!
EYEBRONCO presents the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap.
August 20, 2013
SIGN UP TODAY! 35th Annual Bronco Bench San Jose Golf Classic on Sept. 6
Get ready for the 35th Annual Bronco Bench San Jose Golf Classic located at the magnificent Cinnabar Hills Golf Club on Fri., Sept. 6!
July 29, 2013
Santa Clara Alums: Receive 10% Off on the Broncos' Online Retail Store Until July 31st
Attention Bronco alums, family and friends -- just a few days left to get 10% off your first purchase on Santa Clara's new online retail store! It's time to update your wardrobe with the latest Bronco gear! SCU Athletics is introducing Fanatics retail shop with its relaunched website. From Bronco t-shirts to clothing to sweatshirts to accessories – it's your one-stop Bronco gear online retail shop! The site features a flat shipping charge ($6.99 for standard shipping). There will also be West Coast Conference logo gear available as well. Click here to shop today!
July 16, 2013
Shoven Named Assistant Athletic Director for Development
Jimmy Shoven ‘08 was hired in July of 2013 as the Assistant Athletic Director of Development for Santa Clara Athletics. Shoven comes over to the Bronco Athletic Department after spending two years working on the Mission campus as the Assistant Director of the Santa Clara Fund – Class Giving Officer.
July 9, 2013
SCU Athletics Co-Hosts 4th Annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium
Santa Clara Athletics, one of the founding partners of Santa Clara’s Institute for Sports Law and Ethics, will be jointly hosting the fourth annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium on September 12 at Santa Clara University. The topic this year will be Sports Concussions: Problems and Proposed Solutions. The event’s corporate sponsors include the San Francisco 49ers, the San Jose Sharks and the Oakland A’s, as well as Manatt.
July 9, 2013
Bronco Student-Athletes Post Highest Recorded GPA; Top 3.0 for 19th Time in 20 Quarters
With 24 Bronco student-athletes achieving a 4.0 grade point average and four teams checking in with a 3.4 GPA or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a school-record 3.191 grade point average (GPA) for the Spring 2013 quarter. They also topped 3.0 or better for the 19th time in 20 quarters. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA for its student-athletes is 3.107.
July 1, 2013
Santa Clara Broncos Relaunches Website; Features Include New Online Retail Store & Mobile App
Santa Clara University Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics website, www.SantaClaraBroncos.com (as of 12 pm Pacific on July 1, 2013). Santa Clara and PrestoSports, the provider for the past three years, have been working hard the last few months to design and launch the new website with plenty of new features (see below). The website will continue to provide Bronco fans with in-depth coverage while improving features and user-friendly site navigation.