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Sports

Before the intramural basketball coed championship, Drexel Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer (center, in blue shirt and glasses) was honored for his work.

Drexel Winter 2015 Intramural Sports Champions

As the snow melts and we give way to spring, find out who came out on top in the winter intramural sports championships.
Joelle Hartke carrying the ball. Photo by Greg Carroccio.

Women's Lacrosse Receives $1 Million Endowment

A former director of women's athletics who piloted the University's women's sports into its current form as an NCAA Division I program has endowed the women's lacrosse program with $1 million.
Participants in last year's Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon during the cycling portion.

Drexel Holding 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon

You don’t have to be outside to run, bike or swim. For the third year in a row, Drexel will hold a triathlon/duathlon inside the Recreation Center and registration is open now.
Sports Management Professor Ellen Staurowsky

Professor Weighs in on Implications of the College Football Playoff

In the wake of the first-ever playoff-decided national championship in major college football championship, Drexel sport management professor Ellen Staurowsky reflects on the successes and failures of the new system and what it means for the business of the game moving forward.
Drexel men's lacrosse celebrates its first-ever NCAA tournament victory by dumping Gatorade on coach Brian Voelker

Drexel Athletic Director Picks 20 Biggest Moments of 2014

In a year which featured a collection of Drexel Dragons competing at the highest levels, Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer picks his 20 favorite moments from 2014.
Drexel's growing sailing team

Drexel Sailing Team Getting Into Shipshape

Following the success of the team's trip to France, Drexel's sailing team finds its roster tripling in size as it prepares for the 2015 season.
DAC Pack

Drexel Basketball Set to Tip Off 2014-15 Season

Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will open their respective seasons this weekend and begin their quest for a Colonial Athletic Association title. The men are on the road against Colorado on Friday, Nov. 14; while the women host Cornell on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
Sonny Vaccaro is a former marketing executive and college athlete advocate

Sonny Vaccaro Joins Drexel for Annual Sport for Social Change Conference

Sonny Vaccaro, one of the most “influential and controversial” (Washington Post) figures in sports, will join Drexel University on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13 – 14 as the keynote speaker for its annual Sport for Social Change Conference. The conference will feature discussions on social justice in sport, athlete’s rights, the future of the NCAA, the misappropriation of American Indian imagery in sport and youth participation in sport. The conference is hosted by the Drexel University Sport Management Student Union (SMTSU), an undergraduate student organization, and the Department of Sport Management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.
The Drexel Paintball team is back and ready for action after a four-year hiatus.

The Comeback Kids

Drexel’s Paintball team is back after a four-year hiatus. Three Drexel alumni are coaching the team and have high hopes for a killer season.
West Catholic Prep cheerleaders at Maguire Field

Drexel and West Catholic Preparatory High School Open Athletics Field

West Catholic Preparatory High School and Drexel University celebrated the official opening of an open-grass area located within Drexel’s Vidas Athletic Complex that was converted into a synthetic field for both institutions to use. A $1.5 million gift from the Maguire Foundation made the transformation possible.
Nicol David

U.S. Open Squash Championships Return to Drexel This Fall 

The most prestigious squash tournament in the United States returns to Drexel University this fall. The top players in the world will take the court at the Daskalakis Athletic Center from Oct. 9-18 to compete in the 2014 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships.
Men's basketball in China

Director's Blog: Men's Basketball Bids Farewell to China

Drexel Athletics Director Eric Zillmer, PsyD, shares highlights of the men's basketball trip to China.