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IM Legends - Flag Football Co-Rec ACIS National Champions

ASU Intramural Squad Wins National Championship - January 10, 2011

Angelo State University co-recreational intramural flag football squad IM Legends won the American Collegiate Intramural Sports (ACIS) National Championships in late December while another ASU team reached the finals of the National Campus Championship Series (NCCS) tournament earlier this month.

IM Legends’ ACIS national title came at the University of New Orleans. The ASU squad dominated its competition en route to the title by defeating a team from Georgia Southern, 32-0, and then overpowering a University of Kentucky squad, 61-0. It won the championship game over a Florida Gulf Coast University team, 52-16.

Additionally, IM Legends brought home team and individual honors indicative of its national title. The team was awarded the James L. “Jet” Smith Memorial Sportsmanship Award for the Co-Rec Division. Individuals receiving honors were Reid Jackson, male MVP on offense, Danielle Walts, female MVP on offense, Trevor Brunet, male MVP on defense, Jodi Jackson, female MVP on defense, and Alysha Currie and Jerrell Jones, all-tournament selections. Two ASU student officials, Josh Boynton and Tyler Gueldner, received All-American honors at the tournament.

Another ASU co-rec intramurals team, New Era, fell in the championship game of the NCCS National Flag Football Tournament held Jan. 3-6 at Texas A&M University. The ASU squad lost, 30-16, to a University of Central Florida team after winning a semifinal game over a Texas Southern University squad, 23-20. New Era squad members named to the all-tournament team were Lauren Wilde, Art Arteaga and Kris Crocket.

Also participating in the tournament were IM Legends in the Co-Rec Division along with men’s teams New Era and Wolfpac. New Era defeated a University of Southern Mississippi team, 14-6, and fell to a California State University-Northridge squad, 18-7. IM Legends defeated a University of Houston squad, 36-21, and then fell to a University of North Carolina-Charlotte team, 29-19. Wolfpac defeated a University of Central Florida team, 18-14, and an Olivet College squad, 40-0, before losing to the University of Central Florida team, 44-12.

ASU Flag Football Teams Shine at Regional - November 2010

Angelo State University teams won two titles at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association’s National Campus Championship Series (NIRSA-NCCS) Regional Flag Football Tournament Nov. 5-7 at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.

New Era won the 42-team Men’s Division by defeating ASU rival Wolfpac, 27-6. With a revamped roster, New Era also won the 15-team Co-Recreational Division by defeating another ASU team, IM Legend, 34-18. In the 12-team Women’s Division, ASU’s Vixen reached the championship game before falling 35-0 to the Texas State Blazers.

Next up for the New Era teams is the NIRSA-NCCS Flag Football National Championships Jan. 4-6 at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Three ASU players were selected MVP of their respective divisions and 11 players from ASU were awarded all-tournament honors. In addition, Tyler Gueldner, an official from ASU, was awarded all-tournament status and received an automatic bid to the national tournament.

In the Men’s Division, Chas Freeman of New Era was named MVP, while teammate Art Artega and Wolfpac’s Lane Hutchins and Antuan Washington were picked for the all-tournament team.

In the Co-Rec Division, Kris Crockett of New Era was named female MVP and Trevor Brunet of IM Legends was chosen male MVP. Danielle Low, Reid Jackson and Amanda Williams of IM Legends, along with Allison Lipsohn, Artega, Freeman and Cody Lilley of New Era were all-tournament picks.

Jodi Nichols and Low received all-tournament honors for Vixen in the Women’s Division.

UREC Outdoor Adventures - September 2010

The Outdoor Adventures program is part of a multi-phase expansion project that began last spring with new construction of the CHP, following the approval of a student approved fee to pay for the CHP building expansion, new equipment, additional recreational opportunities and more staff.

“The goal is to expand all of the programs so that there is something for everyone,” Robertson said.

Robertson said as UREC grows the programs will grow.

“Everything we do is for the students,” Brown said.

The upgraded CHP is projected to open in the spring of 2011.

“Try us out, you may find your knack,” Robertson said. READ WHOLE ARTICLE HERE