Furman captured its second straight Germann Cup and finished second in the Commissioner’s Cup standings for a second consecutive year, it was announced on Tuesday by the Southern Conference at its annual league meetings in Hilton Head, S.C. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
Senior cross country and track star Allie Buchalski was named the 2016-17 Edna Hartness Female Athlete of the Year and junior men’s basketball standout Devin Sibley captured Furman Male Athlete of the Year accolades on Monday night at Furman’s “ESPYs” style awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville, S.C.
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman University will celebrate its athletics program on Saturday, April 22 with its fourth annual Spring Athletic Festival featuring competition by three Paladin teams and activities for fans on one of the nation's most beautiful campuses.
Greenville, S.C. – Furman football’s Duncan Fletcher and men’s lacrosse’s Jon Vandenberg have been named Southern Conference Graduate Scholars, the league announced Monday. The two, along with eight other SoCon student-athletes, will be honored for their accomplishments at the Southern Conference Honors Dinner in Hilton Head, S.C., on Wednesday, May 31.
Athletic Academic Counselor Rob Carson has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of Academic Assistance/Assistant Athletics Director, it was announced this week by Furman Athletics Director Mike Buddie.
Furman professor Sandy Roberson and Rob Carson, an assistant director in Furman’s Office of Academic Assistance, have been named to the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team, it was announced on Thursday by the league office.
The Furman women’s athletic programs have won the race for the Southern Conference’s all-sport trophy, while the Paladin men took second place, the highest cumulative finish in the history of the Paladin athletic programs. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
Fourteen Furman sports, including each of the Paladin women’s programs, topped the national average in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores, as released by the National Collegiate Athletics Association this week.