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Denison University

Denison University is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences.  Founded in 1831 as a literary and theological institution by frontier Baptists, Denison has since evolved into an independently administered and financed university providing students with a challenging academic curriculum of the highest quality and a vast array of diverse extracurricular programs. The University offers three different bachelor's degrees (B.A., B.S. and B.F.A.) among 49 major fields of study.  There are also interdepartmental majors and individually designed majors for those who desire a truly personalized education.

Full-time enrollment is 2,050, divided nearly equally between men and women. About one-third are residents of Ohio and another third are from the Mid-Atlantic or New England regions.  In a typical year, all 50 states are represented and international students come to Denison from more than 30 countries around the world. Ethnic minorities make up approximately 10 percent of the student population.

Denison operates on a two-semester academic calendar from September to May.  The three-week May Term is a period for students to travel or take advantage of numerous internships with professors, corporate organizations and government agencies.  More than 500 courses and 800 classes are offered each year; the average class size is 19, with a student/faculty ratio of approximately 10/1. About half of Denison's graduates continue their education at graduate and professional schools across the United States and abroad.  Each year, Denison grads are accepted to top law, medical, dental and business schools.  The University's Career Development Center assists students in their preparation for these programs.  Adam S. Weinberg became Denison's 20th president on July 1, 2013.

NCAC Weekly Spring & Winter Sports Releases - (3/24/14)

NCAC winter and spring sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, March 23rd, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

NCAC Weekly Releases -- March 24, 2014
Baseball Golf Men's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse Softball Swimming & Diving
Men's Tennis Women's Tennis Track & Field

 

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Outdoor Track & Field

Nearly every North Coast track & field squad was in action last week, highlighted by Wabash earning the team title at the J. Owen Huntsman Relays. NCAC track & field continues in the week ahead, led by Kenyon and Wooster competing at the Wooster Invitational.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Softball

North Coast softball squads wrapped up spring break trips last week, as eight teams open up the conference portion of their schedules this Saturday. Highlights include, Kenyon (14-4) traveling to DePauw (7-7) and Denison (6-4) hosting Hiram (5-7). Additionally, Oberlin (2-4) and Ohio Wesleyan (7-5) will hit the road to square off against Wooster (7-9) and Allegheny (3-10), respectively.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Men's Lacrosse

North Coast men’s lacrosse squads opened up the conference portion of their schedules this past weekend, highlighted by DePauw (1-0, 3-3) picking up the programs first ever conference win with a 19-5 triumph over Hiram (0-1, 1-3). Lacrosse action continues this week with five NCAC games scheduled, including four on Saturday.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Women's Lacrosse

The North Coast women’s lacrosse season continued last week, as NCAC squads now hold a 30-11 non-conference record on the season. Conference play is scheduled to open on Saturday with DePauw (0-0, 1-1) traveling to Hiram (0-0, 2-3), Ohio Wesleyan (0-0, 4-2) visiting Wittenberg (0-0, 3-1), Kenyon (0-0, 5-1) on the road at Oberlin (0-0, 4-0) and Denison (0-0, 4-1) hosting Allegheny (0-0, 7-0).

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Women's Tennis

North Coast women’s tennis squads will be wrapping up the spring break portion of their schedules in the week ahead as DePauw and Oberlin will each be taking on opponents in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The first NCAC East match of the spring season is set for Saturday (3/29) as Allegheny will host Kenyon in Meadville at 12:00 p.m.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Men's Tennis

North Coast men’s tennis teams continued spring break trips last week with Allegheny and Wooster competing in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Denison taking on opponents in southern California. Spring break trips will conclude in the week ahead with DePauw and Oberlin both set to compete in Hilton Head.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Golf

There was minimal golf action across the North Coast last week with just three league teams in action, led by the Denison women winning the Myrlte Beach Shootout on Thursday, March 20th, after accumulating 347 strokes on the Norman Course at the Barefoot Golf Resort. League teams will return to action this week, highlighted by Wabash taking on Rose-Hulman in the annual Giant/Engineer Match Play Classic on Wednesday (3/26) at Hulman Links Golf Club in Terre Haute, Indiana.

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - Baseball

North Coast baseball teams will conclude spring break training trips this week with Oberlin (0-0, 3-3) playing games in Tucson, Arizona, through Wednesday (3/26) . Following the Yeomen’s arrival home, the conference portion of the schedule begins this weekend with four divisional series on the schedule. In the East, Wooster (0-0, 8-4) hosts Kenyon (0-0, 8-6) and Oberlin entertains Hiram (0-0, 3-6), while West matchups include Denison (0-0, 3-7) hosting DePauw (0-0, 2-7) and Wabash (0-0, 5-6) traveling to Wittenberg (0-0, 3-6).

NCAC Weekly Release (3-24-14) - NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

The NCAC continued its dominance at the 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships as the Kenyon College men captured their 33rd national title all-time with 480 points. The Lords outdueled conference-rival Denison by just eight points as the Big Red finished second with 472 points, while DePauw was 15th in the final standings with 100 points. In the women’s competition, the Kenyon Ladies finished second behind five-time national champion Emory with 456.5 points, while Denison was fourth with 374.5 points and DePauw was 15th with 62 points.

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