2006-07 News

  • Wittenberg Men's Basketball Standout Dane Borchers Earns Awards
    March 20, 2007
    Capping a phenomenal collegiate career that included one North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) regular season championship, two NCAC Tournament titles and three NCAA Division III Tournament appearances, Dane Borchers, class of 2007 from Russia, Ohio, earned third-team All-America honors from d3hoops.com.
  • Winter Sports Athletes, Coaches Claim 19 Conference Postseason Awards
    March 06, 2007
    A solid 2006-07 winter sports season wrapped up for the Wittenberg University Tigers over the last two weeks as the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) awarded 19 Wittenberg student-athletes with postseason honors.
  • Dane Borchers Makes First-Team All-NCAC To Highlights Tigers Postseason Honorees
    February 27, 2007
    Wooster senior forward Tom Port (Avon Lake, OH/Avon Lake) has been named Player of the Year to highlight the 2007 All-North Coast Athletic Conference men's basketball squad, announced today after voting by the conference's head coaches.
  • Turnovers Sink Tigers In NCAC Tourney Loss To Ohio Wesleyan
    February 23, 2007
    On opening night of the 2006-07 season, the Wittenberg Tigers overcame 19 turnovers to defeat Swarthmore College. In the four months since that game, Wittenberg had not committed more than 17 miscues - until Friday's 57-52 North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal loss to Ohio Wesleyan University at the College of Wooster.
  • Tigers Move Past Hiram To Gain Berth In NCAC Tournament Semifinals
    February 20, 2007
    Nothing came easy for the Wittenberg Tigers in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals - but then again, come tournament time, it really isn't supposed to be easy. The 10th-ranked Tigers overcame a sluggish start to capture a 72-49 victory over visiting Hiram and advance to the NCAC Tournament semifinals.
  • Tigers Go Cold In Loss At Allegheny
    February 17, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers saw their eight-game win streak and a shot at a share of the 2007 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) regular season championship go out the frosty, snow-covered windows of Allegheny College's Wise Center Saturday. The Gators upset the sixth-ranked Tigers 62-57 on the final day of the 2006-07 regular season.
  • Wittenberg Pulls Away From Wabash For 23-Point Win
    February 15, 2007
    Senior Night at Wittenberg went according to script as the sixth-ranked Tigers captured a dominating 82-59 victory over North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rival Wabash in a game postponed one day by a snowstorm.
  • Wittenberg Basketball Games Postponed Due To Winter Storm
    February 14, 2007
    A men's and women's basketball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Wittenberg University's Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Center has been postponed due to the lingering effects of a major winter storm that struck Ohio late Monday night.
  • Tigers Cruise Past Hiram For Seventh Straight Win
    February 10, 2007
    From start to finish, it was a fine afternoon for the Wittenberg Tigers. Undermanned Hiram, with just eight players in uniform, provided the opposition, and the seventh-ranked Tigers made short work of the visiting Terriers with a 78-41 triumph.
  • Wittenberg Basketball Standouts Earn Academic All-District Honors
    February 09, 2007
    Wittenberg University basketball standouts Kathy Hittle, class of 2007 from Noblesville, Ind., and Patrick Denbow, class of 2007 from Louisville, Ky., have been recognized for the combination of their athletic and academic accomplishments with second-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division All-District IV honors.
  • Tigers Rally For Key NCAC Win Over Ohio Wesleyan
    February 07, 2007
    Four days removed from their biggest win of the 2006-07 season, the Wittenberg Tigers were pushed to the limit by visiting Ohio Wesleyan before escaping with a 71-64 victory.
  • Tigers Hold On For Key Win At Wooster
    February 03, 2007
    After committing two costly turnovers and losing a key offensive rebound in the final minute of what turned out to be a 68-65 home loss to arch-rival Wooster on Dec. 9, the Wittenberg Tigers showed real grit in a clutch 74-71 win on the Scots' home floor.
  • Tigers Dominate All Phases In Win Over Earlham
    January 31, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers tuned up for one of the biggest games of the 2006-07 season with a wire-to-wire victory over visiting Earlham, 87-40.
  • Ticket Information For Men's Basketball Game at Wooster on Feb. 3
    January 29, 2007
    Ticket information for the men's basketball game at the College of Wooster on Feb. 3 has been released by the Fighting Scots athletic department.
  • Efficient, Balanced Tigers Cruise Past Denison
    January 27, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers continued to show important signs of progress, displaying a balanced offensive attack in an 87-65 victory over visiting Denison.
  • Wittenberg Gets Defensive In Win At Wabash
    January 24, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers ground out another North Coast Athletic Conference victory Wednesday, slowly pulling away from a young Wabash Little Giant squad for a 64-51 victory.
  • Tigers Bounce Back With Big Win Over Allegheny
    January 20, 2007
    Measured against the impossible standards set by Wittenberg men's basketball teams of recent vintage, the 2006-07 squad has had its share of struggles. But after improving to 14-3 overall and 6-2 in the North Coast Athletic Conference with a convincing 83-51 home court victory over Allegheny Saturday, it is clear that the latest edition could still be a force to be reckoned with.
  • Wittenberg Offers Live Internet Video Broadcasts
    January 17, 2007
    The power of the Internet is once again being harnessed through a partnership between Wittenberg University's Department of Athletics and Recreation and the Office of University Communications.
  • Tigers' Win Streak Stopped At Ohio Wesleyan
    January 17, 2007
    After back-to-back North Coast Athletic Conference road wins by relatively comfortable margins, Wittenberg Tiger fans thought they had seen the last of the team's early-season road woes. Unfortunately that wasn't the case as the Tigers dropped a 70-48 decision at Ohio Wesleyan.
  • Wittenberg Defeats Hiram For Seventh Straight Win
    January 13, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers turned to their starting "bigs" and the low-post tandem of seniors Dane Borchers (Russia, Ohio/Russia) and Jack Hemenway (Centerville, Ohio/Centerville) came through with a combined 42 points, 19 rebounds and six blocked shots in a 72-50 victory at Hiram.
  • Efficient Tigers Move Past Earlham
    January 10, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers have had their struggles on the road this season, so Wednesday night's 71-60 victory at Earlham College was more than just another step on the road toward the team's ultimate goals. It was an efficient, confidence-building win that was just what the doctor ordered.
  • Wittenberg Cruises To Big Win Over Oberlin
    January 06, 2007
    The Wittenberg Tigers enjoyed a welcome breather Saturday as they cruised to a 71-41 victory over North Coast Athletic Conference rival Oberlin.
  • Wittenberg Rallies For Another Improbable Overtime Road Win
    January 03, 2007
    For the third time already in the 2006-07 season, the Wittenberg Tigers pulled off an unlikely come-from-behind road victory. The victim of Wittenberg's late-game heroics in this instance was Kenyon College, which dropped a 72-67 overtime decision.
  • Wittenberg Tops IU-Southeast For Tourney Title
    December 30, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers have played most of the 2006-07 on a knife's edge to this point, but they kicked it into gear with a 78-47 rout of visiting Indiana University-Southeast in the championship game of the 2006 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.
  • Wittenberg Holds On For Semifinal Win Over York
    December 29, 2006
    What started out as a rout turned into a nailbiter as the visiting York College Cardinals got defensive in the second half and made the host Wittenberg Tigers work for a 69-62 victory in the second semifinal of the 2006 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.
  • Wittenberg Captures Key Win At Otterbein
    December 21, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers needed a win in the worst way Thursday, and thanks to a balanced effort they came up with the goods in a hostile environment at Otterbein College, 79-72.
  • Wittenberg Stumbles At Nationally Ranked Ohio Northern
    December 19, 2006
    A week away from game action, the absence of their senior point guard, and the obstacle presented by one of the top-ranked teams in the nation on their home court combined to derail the Wittenberg Tigers in Tuesday night nonconference action.
  • Wittenberg University Basketball Teams Host Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic Dec. 29-30
    December 15, 2006
    The Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams welcome an outstanding field of eight teams for the 2006 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic. The competition is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 29, and Saturday, Dec. 30, at Wittenberg's HPER Center Arena with games on both days scheduled for 12:30, 2:45, 5:30 and 7:45 p.m.
  • Wittenberg Loses Heartbreaker To Arch-Rival Wooster
    December 09, 2006
    Wittenberg senior post Jack Hemenway (Centerville, Ohio/Centerville) enjoyed a career night. But when his three-pointer at the final buzzer hit almost every part of the rim before falling off, he and his teammates had nothing but a moral victory to show for their efforts in the latest installment of one of the best rivalries in all of NCAA Division III men's basketball.
  • Wittenberg vs. Wooster Game Notes
    December 08, 2006
    The Wittenberg-Wooster men's basketball rivalry has become a must-see event in recent years - with good reason. The two teams have won or shared every North Coast Athletic Conference regular season title since 1989 between them.
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