U of C fencers Chris Chiu and Christopher Shybut qualified
for the Junior Olympics, a national competition that highlights
young athletes. Chiu, a second-year, took fifth place in the men's
under-20 epée qualifying event. First-year Shybut took
third in the same event and also placed third in the men's under-20
Burke has been named the athletics department's assistant athletic
director for intramural, recreational, and club sports. She has
held similar positions at the University of Toledo and East Tennessee
State University for the past 11 years. At Toledo, she served
as coordinator for the Soccer Sports Club Championship for the
National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).
In 1996 she was head chair of the NIRSA Volleyball Sport Club
Championship. She succeeds John P. Angelus, who retired this past
senior linebacker Daniel T. Philips has been named to the Hewlett-Packard
and d3football.com All-America teams-the second time the fourth-year
has received both honors, making him the first player in Chicago's
modern football era to earn All-American in consecutive years.
He is the Maroons' sixth football All-American since 1985. Named
the UAA's Defensive Player of the Year, he helped the Maroons
lead the NCAA Division III in rushing defense this fall, with
44.2 yards per game. He also ranked second in the UAA in total
defense as he racked up 93 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, seven
passes defended, five sacks, four blocked kicks, and two interceptions.
mid-January, the men's basketball team was ranked fourth nationally,
with a record of 13-3 overall and 5-1 UAA. Women's basketball
had a record of 10-5 overall, 2-4 UAA.