Alpha Chi Omega Named Chapter of the Year as Awards Banquet Concludes Greek Week

Alpha Chi Omega Named Chapter of the Year as Awards Banquet Concludes Greek Week

APRIL 14 – Alpha Chi Omega Sorority was the 2023 Chapter of the Year at Spring Greek Awards. Abi Saha with Sigma Chi and Alyssa McCullough with Sigma Sigma Sigma were named respective Marie Bruce Fraternity Man and Sorority Woman of the Year. Crystal Watts, assistant director for Community Engagement, was the Order of Omega Staff Member of the Year.

NABC Names Margenthaler National Division II Basketball Coach of the Year

NABC Names Margenthaler National Division II Basketball Coach of the Year

APRIL 1 – Minnesota State men’s basketball coach Matt Margenthaler has been named the 2024 Division II Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. This is the first time that Margenthaler has been named the NABC DII Coach of the Year. Earlier this season, he earned his fourth NSIC Coach of the Year award. He was also named the NABC Central Region Coach of the Year. The national award is sponsored by the Marines.

Coach Margenthaler Featured on KFAN’s Dan Barreiro Bumper-to-Bumper Show

Coach Margenthaler Featured on KFAN’s Dan Barreiro Bumper-to-Bumper Show

APRIL 4 – Mavericks Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Margenthaler was featured in an extended interview with KFAN’s Justin Gaard as part of Thursday, April 4, broadcast of the Dan Barreiro Bumper-to-Bumper show.
Rebroadcast of 24-minute interview can be found on the Dan Barreiro Podcast found on iHeart Radio, Spotify and other streaming platforms. Margenthaler’s interview starts at 21:00 into the second segment of the April 4 podcast.

Reeves and Miller Sweep NSIC Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Reeves and Miller Sweep NSIC Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Mavericks freshman Jabez Reeves and senior Shemar Miller earned NSIC Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors Tuesday, April 2. Reeves (Woodbridge, Virginia) ran a time of 10.37 (2.2 wind) in the 100m dash at the 96th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. The NCAA provisional time leads the NSIC and ranks sixth in NCAA Division II this season. Miller (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) placed seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 15.65m (51-4.25). He ranks second in NCAA Division II this season.

Focus on Four: Vote Minnesota State Mankato the ‘Best’ for Fourth Straight Year

Focus on Four: Vote Minnesota State Mankato the ‘Best’ for Fourth Straight Year

Vote daily as Minnesota State Mankato seeks #1 ranking in the Star Tribune’s annual Readers’ Choice polling. Cast your vote at www.votemnbest.com/MinnesotaStateUniversityMankato. Voting closes April 17. For three years straight, Minnesota State Mankato has been voted Minnesota’s Best in the College/University category. Past recognitions were thanks in large part to all of the students who voted. Last year, the Mavericks were also voted as the #1 College Sports Team.

2023-24 Good Thunder Series Concludes April 4 with Author Melissa Febos

2023-24 Good Thunder Series Concludes April 4 with Author Melissa Febos

Minnesota State University, Mankato’s 2023-2024 Good Thunder Reading Series will conclude its season Thursday, April 4, when it hosts author Melissa Febos with a series of events. Events at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. are free and open to the public. The evening program in Ostrander Auditorium includes readings by Febos and Nathan Larson, MFA candidate, readng from his short story, “The Shades In-Between.”

Chapters ‘Rock and Roll’ Through Greek Week with Contests and Awards April 8-14

Chapters ‘Rock and Roll’ Through Greek Week with Contests and Awards April 8-14

“Rock and Roll” is the theme April 8-12 as Fraternity and Sorority Life at Minnesota State University invites the campus to join in celebrating Greek Week. Activities include a Monday FREE hot dog cookout for the campus community as well as cardboard boat races, and the popular lip sync contest among the FSL chapters. The week concludes Sunday, April 14, with the annual awards banquet recognizing the Chapter of the Year and other outstanding accomplishments among the FSL community.

0.2 Seconds: Maverick Women Head to National Championship With Game-Winning Layup

0.2 Seconds: Maverick Women Head to National Championship With Game-Winning Layup

MARCH 27 – The Mavericks Women’s Basketball Team advance to the NCAA DII NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Friday after defeating Cal State San Marcos Wednesday night 70-68. The win came on an Emily Herzberg layup with 0.2 seconds left in the game. The Mavericks go for the national title Friday at 7 p.m. against Texas Woman’s University. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.