Athletics

  1. August 7, 2022

    Brandon Naurato named interim head coach of ice hockey

    Brandon Naurato, who recently completed his first season on the U-M coaching ice hockey coaching staff, will serve as Michigan’s interim head coach for 2022-23.

  2. August 5, 2022

    Michigan announces coaching change in ice hockey

    Athletic director Warde Manuel has announced that ice hockey head coach Mel Pearson will not return for the 2022-23 season, amid a lengthy review of the program.

  3. July 3, 2022

    Tracy Smith named head coach of U-M baseball program

    Former National Coach of the Year Tracy Smith has been named U-M’s head baseball coach, succeeding Erik Bakich, who accepted the head coach position at Clemson University.

  4. July 1, 2022

    Statement about UCLA, USC joining Big Ten Conference

    President Mary Sue Coleman and Athletic Director Warde Manuel have issued a statement about the Big Ten Conference voting to accept the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California.

  5. June 16, 2022

    Athletics projects more revenue, financial aid costs for FY ‘23

    The U-M athletic department expects balanced budgets for both the current fiscal year and the one that begins July 1, despite continued challenges amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. June 14, 2022

    Five U-M teams post perfect multiyear scores in APR report

    Five U-M varsity athletic teams — men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s gymnastics, softball and women’s tennis — achieved perfect multiyear scores in 2020-21 Academic Progress Rate data.

  7. April 9, 2022

    Wolverines repeat with pair of national titles in cheer competitions

    The U-M spirit team won two national titles April 8 at the National Cheerleaders Association & United Dance Association Collegiate Cheer & Dance Championship.

  8. March 24, 2022

    Athletics will replace video production, Michigan Stadium scoreboards

    The athletic department will upgrade video production capabilities for all athletic facilities, replace the outdated Michigan Stadium public address system and end zone video scoreboards, and improve safety infrastructure.

  9. March 10, 2022

    Harris gift names women’s basketball head coach position

    Kim Barnes Arico will be known as the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Women’s Basketball Coach after a $3 million gift on behalf of Nicki Harris and the late J. Ira Harris.

  10. February 21, 2022

    Heritage Project — ‘Lonely as Hell’

    A white graduate student at U-M named John Behee explored how many Black athletes had played for U-M, and he found several of the 187 who lettered at U-M before 1972.