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Seizing the day: Iweh makes the most of opportunity with falcons

Friday, September 28, 2018

By Duane Cochran for FightingFalcons.com

Jerry Iweh ambled out of Fairmont State University's football locker room Wednesday evening wearing a maroon school hoodie with the phrase carpe diem on the front of it.
 

Fairmont State, Notre Dame Matchup Selected For DII Showcase

Friday, August 24, 2018

Fairmont State University's football contest against Notre Dame College on Thursday, Oct. 4 will be highlighted during this season's NCAA Division II Showcase, the association announced today. The game will kickoff at 7:05 p.m. at Duvall-Rosier Field.
 

Fairmont State welcomes Frostburg State to the MEC

Friday, July 06, 2018

On Thursday, Frostburg State University joined the Mountain East Conference following a unanimous vote of approval by the MEC Board of Directors. If accepted into the NCAA Division II process, Frostburg State would be slated to begin competition in the MEC beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. Full membership in the MEC will ultimately be contingent upon Frostburg State achieving active membership status in NCAA Division II.

Fairmont State Athletics place fifth in MEC standings

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Fairmont State University Athletics wrapped up the 2017-18 season with a fifth-place finish in the Mountain East Conference Commissioner’s Cup standings for the second-straight year. The fifth-place finishes in 2016-17 and 2017-18 mark the highest finishes for Fairmont State in the five-year history of the league.

The MEC Commissioner’s Cup measures overall athletic excellence among its membership based on each sponsored sports finish in the MEC standings.

Snively Earns Highest ASCA Certification

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fairmont State University Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Patrick Snively recently earned a Level 5 certification from the American Swimming Coaches Association of America (ASCA), the highest level achievable.
 

Micah Hornak Named Men’s Tennis Coach at Fairmont State

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fairmont State Acting Director of Athletics Chad Fowler has announced the hiring of Micah Hornak as the new head coach of the men’s tennis program. Hornak was a two-time first team All-Mountain East Conference standout for the Falcons from 2015-17.

“We are excited to welcome Micah as our new men’s tennis coach,” said Fowler. “Micah is well known in the tennis community and his passion for the game is exactly what we were looking for while making this hire.

Register Now for Summer Athletic Camps

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Multi-Sport Youth Camp
Dates: June 18-21, 2018
Morning Session (9-11:30 a.m.): Women's Basketball, Softball, Swimming
Afternoon Session (1:30-4 p.m.): Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Evening (Monday Only, 5-8 p.m.): Acrobatics & Tumbling
Who may attend: Boys and Girls ages 6-13
Cost: $100 (single session), $150 (two sessions)

Bob Cable Inducted Into MAATA Hall of Fame

Monday, May 21, 2018

Fairmont State Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine & Game Day Management, Bob Cable, was inducted into the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association (MAATA) Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 19 at the Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel in Ocean City, Md. Cable was one of five hall of fame inductees for 2018.
 

Fairmont State University partners with BSN Sports and Nike

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The Fairmont State University Athletic Department announced today that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports. The agreement, which will commence on July 1, 2018, is part of the BSN Sports Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN Sports a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all DI, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools.

Spring game planned for April 12

Monday, April 09, 2018

Fairmont State head football coach Jason Woodman and his coaching staff will cap their sixth year of spring drills with the annual "Maroon & White" Spring Game on Thursday, April 12 at Duvall-Rosier Field.
 

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