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WolfPack sending 18 (& counting) to next level to continue playing careers
Another group of standout Madison College student-athletes are taking their skills to the next level after 18 (and counting) signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic endeavors at a four-year institution. The commitments represent four WolfPack programs, and include schools that compete in NCAA Division I (8), NCAA Division II (5), and NCAA Division III (5).
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TRYOUTS SET: Be a part of the WolfPack action
If you are interested in being a part of Madison College Intercollegiate Athletics, the following is a list of organizational meeting and tryout dates for the 2018-19 school year:
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Madison College releases winter 2019-20 sports schedules
The game-by-game schedules for Madison College's two winter sports programs have been released for the upcoming 2019-20 athletic season.
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WolfPack place 20 on NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards list
In addition to Madison College Athletics receiving eight NJCAA All-American selections - the most in school history - for their play on the field, the school also boasts an even more impressive 20 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners for the second year in a row. Included in the 2018-19 award recipients are a record-tying four All-Academic First Team honorees who earned a perfect 4.00 over the course of two semesters.
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Madison College releases Fall 2019 sports schedules
The game-by-game schedules for Madison College's four fall sports programs have been released for the upcoming 2019-20 athletic season. Women's volleyball, golf, and men's and women's soccer will all officially begin competition in the third or fourth week of August, starting with WolfPack volleyball hosting Elgin Community College on Thursday, August 23. Volleyball, as well as both soccer teams, will host scrimmages before their season openers.
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THRICE AS NICE: Madison College takes All-Sports Award for third straight year
Three-peats have become tradition when it comes to the prestigious North Central Community College Conference's All-Sports Award, and in fitting fashion, Madison College is the latest school to hold on to the trophy for a third straight year after claiming it for the 2018-19 academic calendar. The WolfPack racked up 41 points based on their final standings in seven sports, and tallied a four-point margin of victory over second place Rock Valley College. The same two schools finished 1-2 in each of the past two years, with Madison College earning a two-point separation both times.
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Zak Showalter Basketball Camp
The Madison College Athletic Department is excited to host Zak Showalter for a one day camp in Redsten Gymnasium. Camp instruction will focus on shooting, ball handling and scoring moves with competitions built in. Camp will be led by Zak Showalter and former University of Wisconsin Men's Assistant Basketball Coach Gary Close (The Shot Dr.)
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Madison College trio ties program record, receives NJCAA All-American honors
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has released its 2019 Division II Baseball All-American Teams, and for the second time in Madison College history, the list includes three members of the WolfPack. Sophomore Nick Gile was selected as a first team honoree, while fellow second years Matt Hamilton and Nathan Aide earned second team accolades. The last and only time the Madison College baseball team had three All-Americans in the same year was in 2001 (Mike Mueller, Brian Schumacher, Scott Whitrock). The trio gives the 'Pack 23 All-Americans, with Gile becoming the ninth to receive first team recognition.
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WolfPack's Komar picked by San Diego Padres in MLB First-Year Player Draft
The list of current and former Madison College players drafted by big league franchises grew by two in 2019. On Wednesday, June 5, sophomore pitcher Brandon Komar's name was called as a 13th Round selection by the San Diego Padres during the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Later that day, former WolfPack infielder Cade Bunnell was announced as a 40th Round pick of the Atlanta Braves. The duo pushes the list of current and former Madison College players taken in the draft to 29, with Komar becoming the 17th player to be drafted straight from Madison College.
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Cayer earns NJCAA All-American with 9th place finish at DIII Championships
CHAUTAUQUA, NY. - When the final putt dropped on the 2019 NJCAA Division III Golf Championships at Chautauqua Golf Club, Madison College freshman Joe Cayer had placed his name among the ten best in the nation. The WolfPack capped off the four-day tournament in western New York with an 11th-place finish after posting a final round 348 team score to give them a final tally of 1394. It is the lowest finish of the seven team appearance at the national championships, while Cayer becomes the 12th player in program history to receive All-American honors.