Generous donor helps women athletes put up a good fight

Mark Misko ’87 is a big supporter of women’s athletics at University of Detroit Mercy. But it started in a small way. About seven years ago, Misko attended what is known as The Pink Game, a game played to raise awareness of breast cancer. All proceeds from the game go …

Class of 2019: A special commencement for softball team

Four members of the University of Detroit Mercy Class of 2019 were unable to attend Saturday’s commencement because they were busy in Chicago winning the women’s softball Horizon League Conference Championship for the first time since 1992. So a much more intimate commencement was held for the young women who …

Women’s softball wins Horizon League; to play in NCAA tournament

Junior Liz Murphy supplied the pitching, senior Kori Keyes provided offense and defense and seniors Jordan Manno and Courtney Gilbert produced the championship run as the University of Detroit Mercy softball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Horizon League Championship on Saturday. The second-seeded Titans (31-26) needed to win two games over top-seeded UIC …

Antoine Davis breaks NCAA Division I freshman 3-point record

Congratulations to the Titans’ Antoine Davis, who broke the NCAA Division I freshman 3-point record last night at Calihan Hall in a 87-85 win over IUPUI. Davis scored 20 points during the contest. Senior Josh McFolley had a game-high 23 points. Three minutes into the second half, Davis broke NBA legend Stephen Curry’s NCAA single-season …

Students earn national, international honors

Four Detroit Mercy students received well-earned attention for their recent work. Detroit Mercy student Cameron Johns recently received the American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award from the American Chemical Society. Johns is the second student president of the Chemistry Club to receive this award. The American Chemical Society is the …

Looking back and ahead with Detroit Mercy

We come to another year’s end and we hope it was a good one for you. It was for University of Detroit Mercy, where great things happened all year long. You read about a lot of them right here on this blog. We thought you might enjoy catching up on …

Sports Illustrated hypes Titans men’s hoops

Mike and Antoine Davis, the University’s men’s basketball legends-in-the-making are bringing a lot of national attention to our revitalized program. Mike, the father is the new coach and brings a successful record that started with his first head coaching job at Indiana University, taking over when controversial coach Bobby Knight …

The Davises, father and son, talk basketball

That Titan men’s basketball is on the rise is evident in a great new article in the online publication The Athletic. “The Backward Lives of Mike and Antoine Davis,” by Brendan Quinn, details the relationship between the new men’s basketball coach and his son, who plays point guard for the …

Help get your favorite Titans team a big win

There are only two days left to help our student-athletes reach their teams’ fundraising goals. The second annual Clash of the Titans crowdfunding competition has been going since Oct. 30, and there’s still a way to go for most of the teams. The team that comes out on top based …