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Football. Oliver Named to Walter Camp Watch List

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:13:00 EDT

Houston sophomore defensive tackle Ed Oliver appeared on a fifth preseason watch list for a national award as the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced its watch list for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award on Friday.



Football. Houston Football Roster Update

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:37:00 EDT

The Houston Football program announced two roster updates Thursday. Tight end Kobe Idumwonyi has returned to the Houston Football program.



W. Swimming. Strong Showing for Bouter at World Championships

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:27:00 EDT

HOUSTON – Senior Micaela Bouter closed out competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary with a pair of top-30 finishes in the 3-meter springboard and 3-meter synchro.The South Africa native and defending American Athletic Conference Champion in the 3-meter springboard finished 30th in the same event with an overall score of 231.4. The senior’s best dive came in the second round, when Bouter completed an inward 2 ½ somersault for 54 points.Three days prior, Bouter competed in the 3-meter synchro alongside fellow South African and Arkansas Razorback Nicole Gillis. The duo finished 14th in the preliminaries after performing an inward 2 ½ somersault for a score of 56.70.“Micaela performed a solid dive in the second round,” said diving Coach Bob Gunter. “It started with one of the better hurdles of the day which helped her get the somersault moving well enough to allow her to finish with enough time for a vertical entry.”Bouter is coming off of a stellar junior season where she was an integral part of a Houston Swimming and Diving team that picked up its first American Athletic Conference Championship in program history. The then-junior earned several major awards which include the AAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, Most Outstanding Diver, and Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar – First Team selection.



Track & Field. Houston’s Eli Hall to Miss IAAF World Championships

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:19:00 EDT

Houston Track & Field star Eli Hall will miss the upcoming IAAF World Championships in London, as a lingering injury will keep the Katy, Texas, native from competing for Team USA.



Football. Allen Named to Unitas Award Watch List

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:05:00 EDT

Houston quarterback Kyle Allen is the latest member of the #HTownTakeover to appear on a preseason watch list as the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Foundation announced its list for the 2017 Johnny Unitas Award on Wednesday.



Football. Dunbar Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:02:00 EDT

Houston receiver Steven Dunbar has been named to the preseason watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy, the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., announced Tuesday.



Football. Bonner Named to Biletnikoff Watch List

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:50:00 EDT

Houston receiver Linell Bonner has been named to the preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, presented annually to the nation’s top receiver, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced Tuesday.



Football. Houston Picked Second in American West

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:56:00 EDT

While Houston was picked second in the west division in The American Athletic Conference’s preseason media poll, the #HTownTakeover did receive the most picks among west division schools to win The American Championship.



W. Swimming. Bouter To Compete at World Championships

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:27:00 EDT

University of Houston Swimming & Diving standout Micaela Bouter will begin competition at the 2017 FINA World Diving Championships in Budapest, Hungary July 17.



General News. Houston Places 175 on American All-Academic Team

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:41:00 EDT

The American Athletic Conference released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team and the University of Houston’s focus on building Champions for Life was evident as 175 student-athletes were named to the team after posting a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016-17 academic year.



Football. #HTownTakeover at American Media Days

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:22:00 EDT

The #HTownTakeover will hit Newport, R.I. on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18 for the 2017 American Media Days, presented by NAPA Auto Parts. The Cougars will be represented by head coach Major Applewhite, senior LB Matthew Adams and senior WR Steven Dunbar.



W. Volleyball. Charuk Captaining Team Canada

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:10:00 EDT

Former University of Houston Volleyball middle blocker Lucy Charuk is serving as Captain for the Canadian Women’s Indoor Volleyball National Team at the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix.



Football. Oliver Adds Two More Watch Lists

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:02:00 EDT

Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver continues to be a constant presence on the national scene as preseason watch lists for the Outland and Bronko Nagurski Trophies were announced Thursday and both included the Houston native.



General News. Houston Earns Sports Excellence Awards

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT

University of Houston junior golfer Megan Thothong and Men’s Indoor Track & Field distance star Brian Barraza were recognized with the American Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award for their respective programs Wednesday.



Track & Field. Houston Earns Sports Excellence Awards

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT

University of Houston junior golfer Megan Thothong and Men’s Indoor Track & Field distance star Brian Barraza were recognized with the American Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award for their respective programs Wednesday.