Over halfway done with the season, the Lions softball team has taken full advantage of their first Division I year with a 15-10 record out of the 41-game schedule. The Lions started their season on a blazing 5-0 record with wins over UAB, Alcorn State and Samford before suffering their first…
The Lions football program is gearing up for another Division I season ahead of them. With the majority of their defense gone, they have holes to fill. The Lions will play 11 games this upcoming season after a great 7-3 start in their inaugural year.
In the final game of the year for the UNA women’s basketball team, the Lions come up just short to North Texas by a score of 53-56 in the semifinals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational postseason tournament.
Twenty-three games into their first Division-I season, the Lions have a dismal 4-19 record with their only wins coming against Jacksonville State, UT Martin, Butler and Alabama State. The Lions have only played two home games throughout the season thus far.
Kendall Stafford’s career at UNA has ended but during his time playing basketball for the Lions he accomplished more than enough to add to a well-established family legacy.
The North Alabama women’s basketball season ended abruptly with a 55-53 loss to No. 5 seed North Florida in the Lions first ever Division-I ASUN tournament appearance. The Lions close out the year with a (19-8) overall record and a (10-6) conference record.
The North Alabama lions were picked eighth in the preseason ASUN conference by ASUN coaches around the league. They gained 14 votes to place them inside the top eight and right above New Jersey Institute of Technology.
In its first year as a Division I program, the women’s basketball team clinched a spot in the ASUN conference tournament Feb. 9 after beating the North Florida Ospreys 77-62. The Lions have a (17-3) overall record and an (8-2) conference record in the ASUN with both losses coming from top-se…
The Lions’ men’s tennis team started the season on a four game losing skid. UNA traveled to each of their first four matches against Ole Miss in Oxford (double-header), Alabama in Tuscaloosa and Samford in Birmingham.
Emma Wallen knocked down eight three-point baskets and finished with a game-high 30 points to lead the University of North Alabama women’s basketball team to an 81-60 win at Lipscomb Feb. 2.
Kelly Bryant, Jalen Hurts, Tate Martell, Brandon Wimbush, Justin Fields, Austin Kendall and Shane Buechele. These names all have one word in common: transfer.
President Kenneth Kitts approved to change the names of the new hospitality suite in Flowers Hall and softball stadium Nov. 26 for North Alabama.
The North Alabama women’s basketball team is 13-2 in the season and 4-1 in ASUN conference play after they defeated Stetson, a top five conference team, in Flowers Hall Jan. 19.
The North Alabama men’s basketball team defeated Stetson when freshman Christian Agnew hit a 45-foot shot from half court with over 1,200 fans in the stands.
The Lions’ baseball team is set to play a 55 game schedule that includes all Division I teams such as Jacksonville State, Troy, Ole Miss, Memphis and The Citadel.
The North Alabama men’s basketball team went on the road during holiday break as they traveled to Spokane, Washington, to face Gonzaga, the seventh ranked team in the nation.
Head Coach Chris Walker and the UNA soccer team did not take long to start reloading the lady Lions soccer team that made it to the ASUN tournament in their first year as a Division I school.
North Alabama women’s basketball is 7-0 for its first Division I season. They recently defeated Southeast Missouri and Western Carolina in the NJIT Classic in Newark, N.J.
Men’s cross country finished fourth out of 20 teams and women’s cross country finished fourth out of 19 at the JSU 13th Annual Foothills Cross Country Invitational at Choccolocco Park Sept. 30.
The University of North Alabama will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the integration of college football Nov. 3. The ceremony will take place at 1:10 p.m. before kickoff against Shorter at 1:30 p.m.
North Alabama women’s soccer plays top-seeded Lipscomb in Nashville Nov. 3 in the ASUN conference championship game. This will be UNA’s first ever Division I championship game.
North Alabama’s first women’s golf team finished ninth in their debut tournament in Clarksville, Tennessee. The girls faced 11 other schools in the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate at the Clarksville Country Club.
This season, the baseball team moves to Division I like all other North Alabama athletics. The Lions face big name teams, like The University of Alabama, The University of Mississippi and Auburn University.
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is collecting donations of items for the victims of Hurricane Florence. Donation opportunities are available at UNA atletic events.
An organization honored North Alabama alumnus Will Baston on Capitol Hill, along with former student-athletes around the country Sept. 26. These 25 individuals were honored for their athletic accomplishments, work and involvement in politics.
North Alabama volleyball has not won a game in a month. They are 2-11 for the season and on an eight game losing streak. UNA is new to Division I, this is a team of new players and the Lions were set to finish last in region play.
UNA’s move to Division I changed the way athletics operate. Football games now require attendees to use clear, university approved bags to bring items into the stadium during games.
North Alabama won their first home game as a Division I football team Sept. 22 against Azusa Pacific 37-35. A last second field goal from senior kicker Chandler Carrera with six seconds on the clock, put the Lions ahead while time expired.
The UNA football team is currently preparing for its first Division I game following the official joining of the Big South Conference in July 2018. Now, the team will be fighting in a league it has never set foot in. These schools are larger, have more money and a wider selection of players …
UNA’s $2 million athletic renovations are behind schedule. Over the past few months, UNA was remodling Flowers Hall from a gym building into an arena for athletes to challenge the Lions on their home turf.
Not even a lightning storm can stop the Lions Soccer team from taking down their prey. The UNA Soccer team crushed Alabama State University at home on Friday. The 5-1 victory marked UNA’s first ever Division I win.
The UNA soccer team defeated Alabama A&M in their second Division I game, 2-1. The Lions are now 2-0 for the season after defeating Alabama State University on Friday 5-1
As spring and summer finally arrive, nature is blossoming again. Florence is the home of UNA, a place which holds many opportunities for students to get active and explore nature. There are a lot of activities for students on campus, but even more options for those willing to leave it.