Third-year middle linebacker Daniel T. Philips was named to both
the Hewlett-Packard and Football Gazette NCAA Division
III All-America football teams in December. In 1999, Philips recorded
at least ten tackles in every game and led the Maroons (5-4) with
141 stops on the year. He is the fifth Chicago football player
to garner All-America status since 1990.
Fourth-years Cinnamon M. Pace and Jessica C. Berry were named
to the 1999 NSCAA/Adidas Scholar Athlete All-America Team in January.
Pace, who garnered All-Central Regional status in 1999, and Berry,
who earned All-America honors in 1999, were among ten players
chosen from NCAA Division III institutions nationwide.
The Maroons go into February with a winning record, spurred on
by a UAA athlete of the week, first-year Derek M. Reich. He’s
the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, responsible for driving
Chicago to victory in January against a pair of conference rivals,
Carnegie Mellon and Emory.
In a dual meet against Wheaton College on January 15, second-year
Jeremy E. Lankford recorded a time that was under the NCAA’s National
B-standard--posting a time of 53.56 seconds in the 100-meter backstroke.
The lacrosse team ranks in the Midwest’s top ten, according to
the Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse League. The league’s preseason
poll has Chicago at number 10 (of 30-plus teams), joined by Big
Ten competitors Michigan (1), Michigan State (4), Northwestern
(5), Ohio State (7), Wisconsin (8), and Illinois (9). The Maroons
(9-4-1 in ‘99) will look to build on last year’s playoff success--when
they reached the quarterfinals of league competition at the University