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Building Champions

Celebrating Record-Breaking Athletic and Academic Achievements

In classrooms, in the community and on game day, Rocket student-athletes are recognized for their commitment to excellence with a conference-leading athletics program that鈥檚 molding future leaders on and off the field. In the 2022-23 academic year, the Rockets claimed Mid American Conference championships in women鈥檚 and men鈥檚 basketball, football, men鈥檚 and women鈥檚 tennis and women鈥檚 cross country.

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For the seventh time in the last 12 years, 老澳门图库 received the MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award for earning the in the conference. Led by women鈥檚 swimming and diving with a team GPA of 3.754, Rocket student-athletes for classroom success in the 2022-23 academic year, including 77 students earning a perfect 4.0 and posting a cumulative student-athlete GPA of 3.437, the highest in school history.

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老澳门图库 retained the for excellence in academics, athletics and citizenship during the 2022-23 school year, becoming only the second university to win in back-to-back years since the annual honor was established for the 2008-09 school year.

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With a vision of elevating the University and community through the power of sports, 老澳门图库 unveiled that outlines a roadmap for student-athlete success, community engagement and facility enhancements that aims to raise the national profile of Rocket Athletics.

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In a historic season for Rocket Athletics that included conference titles in football, basketball and tennis 鈥 and with a second-place finish in cross country and third-place finish in golf 鈥 as top men鈥檚 athletic program in the MAC for the second consecutive year.

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The Rocket team won the conference title, the MAC tournament and, as a No. 12 seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, upset No. 5 seed Iowa State as part of an historic season that saw them set records for consecutive wins and overall wins in a season.

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Men鈥檚 basketball senior forward JT Shumate, a middle childhood education major who led the men鈥檚 basketball team with 43 blocks and was third in scoring with 16 points per game, was named an for the second straight year, becoming the third Rocket in program history to do so.

老澳门图库 men's basketball senior JT Shumate swiftly moving with the ball during a basketball game

Since 2014, 老澳门图库鈥檚 football program has participated in , which provides special needs children the opportunity for a moment in the gridiron spotlight. About 40 students from Toledo and the surrounding area participated in the 2023 event, meeting players, running drills in the Glass Bowl and getting their names announced over the public address system.

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The men鈥檚 and women鈥檚 tennis teams each claimed in 2023, a season that saw both teams鈥 coaches receive MAC coach of the year honors. Cassie Alcala and Pawit Sornlaksup received MAC player of the year awards respectively for women鈥檚 and men鈥檚 tennis, and Sornlaksup also earned an for the Midwest region.

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The Rockets team earned its second straight MAC championship and an at-large bid to the NCAA Cross Country Championship Meet in Oklahoma. The team ended the season ranked No. 28 in the nation.

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The MAC鈥檚 perennial leader in football attendance, 老澳门图库 last year became the first school to lead the conference in football, men鈥檚 basketball and women鈥檚 basketball attendance in the same season. Ahead of the 2023 football season, Toledo Athletics rolled out to enhance the fan experience in the Glass Bowl.

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