North Central College - Naperville, IL

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Cardinal athletics has expanded its media options and now offers fans and supporters the opportunity to follow the Cardinals on Facebook. Visit the designated Facebook page or key in “North Central College Athletics” in the search option on the main Facebook page, or click on the Facebook icon on the athletics homepage, northcentralcardinals.com



New: Podcasts of Cardinal athletics

New: Podcasts of Cardinal athletics

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Weekly audio podcasts providing updates on North Central College's athletics programs are now available at northcentralcardinals.com, courtesy of WONC-FM 89.1. The three-minute podcasts will be archived at northcentralcardinals.com and can be accessed by mousing over the “Weekly Sports Report” graphic at the top of the page and clicking on the Weekly WONC Podcasts link.



Football accolades keep rolling in

Football accolades keep rolling in

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For the first time since D3football.com began selecting All-Region teams in 2005, the Cardinals received one of the North Region Player of the Year Awards. Linebacker Matt Wenger ’11 was voted the region’s Defensive Player of the Year. University of Mount Union (Ohio) wide receiver Cecil Shorts was selected as the North Region Offensive Player of the Year.



The Huddle brings together Cardinal student-athletes

The Huddle brings together Cardinal student-athletes

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Some 700 student-athletes, coaches and faculty mentors met in the Res/Center Center Sept. 12 for North Central’s annual celebration, The Huddle, to kick off the new year. President Hal Wilde and Director of Athletics Jim Miller were the first to speak and reflected on last year’s successes and how to balance athletic and academic success. After the traditional NC Influence T-shirts were distributed and coaches and faculty mentors were introduced, guest speaker Sue Enquist addressed the enthusiastic crowd.


Gerald Gems contributes to book on gymnastics

Gerald Gems contributes to book on gymnastics

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Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education, authored a chapter titled “The German Turners and the Taming of Radicalism in Chicago” in a new book by Gertrud Pfister, “Gymnastics, a Transatlantic Movement: From Europe to America.”


Cardinals 25th in Final Directors’ Cup Standings

Cardinals 25th in Final Directors’ Cup Standings

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North Central finished 25th among all NCAA Division III athletics programs in the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup all-sports standings for the 2009-2010 academic year, released June 23 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. The College’s 25th-place finish is its third highest Directors’ Cup placing ever and is its highest since finishing 22nd in the final standings in 1998-99. North Central finished 30th last year.


Jim Miller receives First Citizen of the College Award

Jim Miller receives First Citizen of the College Award

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Director of Athletics Jim Miller received the Harold and Eva White First Citizen of the College Award during the College’s Commencement exercises June 12. In presenting the award to Miller, President Harold R. Wilde said, “Jim has helped shape this institution in many important ways. … His energy and passion for North Central have helped inspire our recent successes in football, baseball and wrestling and our national championships in cross country and track and field.


Weekend finishes in athletic contests

Weekend finishes in athletic contests

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Total gym, totally home

Total gym, totally home

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[caption id="attachment_333" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Res/Rec Center"][/caption] The October issue of Naperville Magazine features the North Central College football team on its cover, part of the feature, "Fall, Football & Fun." Inside, the magazine features a spread on the Res/Rec Center, "Total Gym, Totally Home."


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