Athletics

  1. August 4, 2023

    Statement on addition of Washington, Oregon to Big Ten

    President Santa J. Ono and Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, released a statement of support for the addition of the universities of Washington and Oregon to the Big Ten Conference.

  2. June 26, 2023

    Matt Bowe named swimming and diving head coach

    Matt Bowe has been named the men’s and women’s head swimming and diving coach, succeeding Mike Bottom, who is retiring. Bowe spent the 2022-23 season at Cal as the associate head coach.

  3. June 15, 2023

    Athletics projects balanced budget in FY ’24

    The athletic department reported a slight operating surplus for the current fiscal year and is projecting a slight decrease in total operating revenues and expenses for fiscal year 2024.

  4. June 12, 2023

    U-M’s Savannah Sutherland captures NCAA 400-meter hurdles title

    Savannah Sutherland of the U-M women’s track and field team won the 400-meter hurdles title to highlight the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships on June 10.

  5. March 23, 2023

    Athletics renames softball stadium to honor Carol Hutchins

    The U-M athletic department will honor the career of retired softball coach Carol Hutchins by renaming its softball stadium Alumni Field at Carol Hutchins Stadium in her honor.

  6. February 3, 2023

    Brain health, concussions, sports: A long-term connection?

    The Michigan Alumni Brain Health Study will examine whether sport participation and concussions are associated with later-life brain health in former U-M athletes and nonathletes.

  7. November 15, 2022

    U-M nets record graduation success rate in NCAA report

    U-M set another school record for its Graduation Success Rate as the NCAA released the 2022 annual GSR and Federal Graduation Rate reports for all NCAA Division I institutions Nov. 15. 

  8. October 24, 2022

    Heritage Project — Tom Harmon is missing

    Three years after accepting the Heisman Trophy as the best college football player in the land, Tom Harmon and his World War II fighter plane were shot down.

  9. September 22, 2022

    Stadium tunnel named in honor of former coach Lloyd Carr

    The tunnel at Michigan Stadium will be named for Lloyd Carr, the retired Hall of Fame and national champion head football coach for the Wolverines.

  10. September 19, 2022

    Football grad assistant continues to break barriers

    Mimi Bolden-Morris is in her first year as an offensive graduate assistant with the Wolverines, the first female graduate assistant at a Power Five school.