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The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence. The University is committed to the promotion of lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs and to the formation of good citizenship through its community service learning programs. The diverse student body shares a wide range of cultural values and the University community fosters unity of purpose and cultivates mutual respect.


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The University fosters an active learning environment for its 29,000 students, who pursue 198 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees with 10 colleges and schools. ● Architecture ● Business ● Education ● Engineering ● Honors College ● Liberal Arts ● Nursing ● Science ● Social Work ● Urban and Public Affairs


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● In America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools for 2008, Design Intelligence ranked the School of Architecture’s graduate architecture program second in the South. ● A study by Decision Analyst ranked UT Arlington the No. 10 graduate business school in the United States. The study ranked 51 universities with graduate business degree programs. ● The Marketing Department ranks 27th worldwide in the latest American Marketing Association ratings in the Journal of Marketing. ● Since 2003, enrollment at the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center has skyrocketed from 596 to 1,288. Located in downtown Fort Worth, the center offers graduate, undergraduate and continuing education program tailored to the working professional.


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● 80 Bachelors ● 74 Masters ● 31 Doctoral Enrollment ● 28,085 total ● 21,370 undergraduate

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Degrees Offered

● 6,715 graduate Student Body: ● 46.5 percent White ● 16.5 percent Hispanic ● 14.5 percent African American ● 10.2 percent Asian ● 10.0 percent International ● 1.8 percent Other ● 0.5 percent American Indian


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The University encompasses 420 acres and includes more than 100 buildings, some dating from 1919. In the past six years, the construction or renovation of more than a dozen buildings has added 1.2 million square feet to the physical plant. ● Construction began in 2008 on the $150 million Engineering Research Complex, which will forge innovative partnerships between engineering and science. Other projects include the Civil Engineering Laboratory Building, which opened in August 2008, and an expansion of the Engineering Lab Building. ● The School of Nursing’s Smart Hospital provides 13,000 square feet of space for student nurses to use cutting-edge learning technology. The facility features more than 30 full-body patient simulators in a 23-bed simulated hospital environment. ● UT Arlington’s purchases from Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) ranked 12th among state agencies in Texas in 2008. HUB purchases accounted for almost a third of the Universities total expenditures.


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● 20,000 sq. ft. weight and

fitness room (80+ pieces of cardio equipment, 4 circuit training units & free weight area

● 4 multipurpose rooms -

yoga, martial arts, aerobics, and more.

● 10 Badminton courts ● Game room which includes table tennis

● Social corridor with group seating and activity viewing

● Internet café with juice

● 5 Indoor basketball courts

bar (wired and wireless connection)

● 9 Volleyball courts

● Men’s and women’s health

● Indoor soccer gymnasium ● 2 Indoor tracks - 1/16 mile

club style locker rooms

● Wellness resource center

and 1/9 mile

● Conference rooms

● 5 Racquetball courts

● Climbing wall

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The Maverick Activities Center (MAC), a $34.5 million recreation facility, is approximately 190,000 sq. ft. and includes:


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● Approximately 218,000 square feet

● Seating Capacity: 6,600 ●Cost: Approximately $78 million

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UT Arlington broke ground on the Special Events Center on March 5, 2010, which will be located at the northeast corner of campus between South Center and South Pecan streets at West Second Street.

● Construction: Designed

to achieve LEED Silver Certification, continuing UT Arlington’s commitment to sustainable development

● Construction Time: Ap-

proximately 30 months, with an anticipated completion date in spring 2012

● Architect: HKS


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UT Arlington volleyball team and director of athletics Pete Carlon take part in the ground breaking ceremony at the site of the Special Events Center on March 5, 2010.

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â—? Arlington is a city in Tarrant County, within the Dallas-

â—? Located approximately 12 miles east of downtown

Fort Worth and 20 miles west of downtown Dallas, Arlington is home to Cowboys Stadium, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas.

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Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area. According to a U.S. Census Bureau release, Arlington has an estimated population of 371,038. Arlington is the 7th largest city in Texas and the 50th largest city in the United States.


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● America’s team completed its first year at Cowboys Stadium, just 2.5 miles from UT Arlington’s campus. ● The stadium will host Super Bowl XLV in 2011, beating out bids from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It will be the first time the Super Bowl has been played in Dallas, and just the third time in the state of Texas (2004 - Reliant Stadium, Houston; 1974 - Rice Stadium, Houston). ● Besides hosting 10 preseason and regular season Cowboys games, Cowboys Stadium will be the centerpiece of excitement with the following sporting events taking place during 2010-11, TCU vs. Oregon State (Sept. 4), Herbstreit Classic (Sept. 6), Tim McGraw concert (Sept. 10) and Texas A&M vs. Arkansas (Oct. 9).

STADIUM QUICK FACTS ● Stadium site covers 73 total acres. ● Stadium is 3 million square feet. ● Roof structure is 660,800 sq. ft. (one of the largest in the world). ● Approximate capacity of up to 100,000 fans. ● Largest retractable end zone doors in the world (120’X180’). ● Largest scoreboard in the world measuring at 72 ft. tall by 160 ft. wide (sideline boards) while fans in the end zones will view boards measuring 27 ft. tall by 48 ft. wide. ● Record attendance of 105,121 on September 21, 2009 (New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys).


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located just 3.8 miles from UT Arlington’s campus.

● From the exterior to the interior many ideas from other

past ballparks were used when building the ballpark. As fans approach the ballpark, it resembles Ebbets Field with its red brick facade and arches. Once inside the ballpark, a brick Walk of Fame containing information and rosters of every Texas Rangers team extends around the entire facility. The Rangers home field is the only retro ballpark built that is enclosed as over 48,000 seats and four story office complex surround the playing field.

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● The Rangers Ballpark in Arlington was built in 1994,

STADIUM QUICK FACTS ● Stadium opened April 11, 1994 ● Capacity: 48,911 ● Cost: $191 million ● Hosted Major League Baseball All-Star Game in 1995 ● Kenny Rogers perfect game on June 28, 1994 ● Ian Kinsler hits for the cycle and has six hits on Apr. 15, 2009 ● Previous stadium, Arlington Stadium, existed just a quarter of a mile from new stadium. Rangers played in Arlington Stadium from 1972-1993.


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â—? The Metroplex features five major professional sports teams and also has five professional/minor league franchises, including the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, FC Dallas, Dallas Stars, Frisco RoughRiders, Fort Worth Cats, Grand Prairie AirHogs, Texas Brahmas and the Texas Tornado. â—? The NBA All-Star Festivities were held in Dallas in 2010. The game set a world record for the highest attendance at a single basketball game with 108,713 fans in attendance on February 14, 2010.


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FC Dallas


Dallas STARS

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â—? Texas Motor Speedway opened in 1996 and was a $250 million project. The facility seats 191,122 fans, including 144 suites. The track is 1.5 miles (oval).

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â—? The Metroplex is a convenient travel destination with two airports (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport & Love Field Airport) within 25 miles of UT Arlington. DFW Airport is located 16 miles from campus while Dallas Love Field Airport is 24 miles from the university. DFW connects directly with 133 US markets and 36 international destinations. By 2010, DFW has served 100 million passengers a year. Love Field is the primary hub of Southwest Airlines and serves six million passengers annually.


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● UT Arlington has become a first-choice university for students seeking a traditional college experience. With 300 campus organizations to choose from, students find it easy to become active participants in the Maverick community. ● With almost 4,300 students living on campus, UTA provides a robust learning atmosphere. More than 400 live in Kalpana Chawla Hall, which houses the University’s residential living/learning program. 128

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Hailed as the ideal person to lead The University of Texas at Arlington into a new era of prominence, James D. Spaniolo was appointed the University’s seventh president in November 2003 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents.

President Spaniolo’s experience in higher education, law, philanthropy, politics and journalism make him uniquely qualified to lead a comprehensive teaching, research and public service institution like UT Arlington. With an enrollment of more than 29,000 students, UT Arlington is the second-largest of the 15 institutions in The UT System and offers 90 baccalaureate, 74 master’s and 34 doctoral degrees. And with a continued focus on technology transfer and economic development, UT Arlington is solidifying its status as a leading research university in the DallasFort Worth area, the state and the nation. Before coming to UT Arlington, President Spaniolo was dean of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. As dean from 1996 to 2003, he oversaw an enrollment increase of more than 1,000 students and helped establish the James H. and Mary B. Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law by raising more than $3.5 million. He forged a partnership with a newspaper corporation in Mexico and strengthened alumni outreach. He was also a professor in the School of Jour-

Before joining the Knight Foundation, President Spaniolo was a newspaper executive and lawyer with Knight-Ridder for more than a decade. He was vice president of human resources and assistant to the publisher at the Detroit Free-Press and general executive and general counsel at The Miami Herald. He began his legal career with the Miami law firm of Paul & Thomson, which represented The Herald, and later served as associate general counsel of the American Newspaper Publishers Association, where he established the organization’s legal department. He is a member of the Florida Bar and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the 5th and 11th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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2003-2004 Dr. Charles Sorber (Interim) 1995-2003 Dr. Robert Witt 1992-1995 Dr. Ryan Amacher 1972-1992 Dr. Wendell H. Nedderman 1968-1972 Dr. Frank Harrison 1959-1968 Dr. Jack Royce Woolf 1946-1959 Dr. E.H. Hereford 1923-1946 Dean Edward Everett Davis 1917-1923 Dean Myron L. Williams 1916-1917 John B. Dodson 1913-1916 H.K. Taylor 1902-1913 James McCoy Carlisle 1895-1902 Lee Morgan Hammond 1895-1902 William H. Trimble Arlington College, 1895-1902 Carlisle Military Academy, 1902-1913 Arlington Training School, 1913-1916 Arlington Military Academy, 1916-1917 Grubbs Vocational College, 1917-1923 North Texas Agricultural College, 1923-1949 Arlington State College, 1949-1967 The University of Texas at Arlington, 1967-Present

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He took office in February 2004 and immediately began building an administrative team and reaching out to stakeholders to map a course for UT Arlington’s future as a major national research university. Among his major accomplishments are growing the size and prestige of both the student body and the faculty, implementing the campus master plan (including the new Special Events Center, set to open in late 2011), and taking research activity at UT Arlington to record heights.

nalism and taught courses on the First Amendment and communications law. Before his tenure at Michigan State, he was vice president and chief program officer of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the largest media-related private foundation in the United States with more than $1.5 billion in assets. In seven years with the Knight Foundation, he directed a program that included major grants and initiatives to support journalism and a free press in the United States and worldwide. He also served as a member of the foundation’s Journalism Advisory Committee from 1997 to 2003.

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He graduated with high honors from Michigan State University in 1968 with a B.A. degree in political science. As a senior, he was editor-in-chief of the student daily, the State News. Following service in the U.S. Army Reserve, he became an assistant to Michigan State President Clifton R. Wharton Jr. from 1970 to 1972. He earned a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1975 and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Michigan Institute of Public Policy Studies (now the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy). President Spaniolo has a son, Jamie, who lives in Washington D.C., and a daughter, Sarah, who lives in Los Angeles.


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The fifth Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at UT Arlington since 1953, Pete Carlon is in his 15th year as the department’s director after serving twice in an interim role.

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Carlon has been with the university 30 years (since 1981), when he came to UT Arlington from Stephen F. Austin to become the head athletics trainer. He served as assistant or associate athletics director from 1984 until he was named director of athletics in May of 1996. During Carlon’s first tenure as interim athletics director in 1991-92, UT Arlington won five team conference titles and was ranked by the Women’s Sports Foundation as the second best Division I program in the nation in terms of commitment to gender equity. During the 1996-97 year, in Carlon’s first year as the permanent athletics director, the Mavericks claimed both the men’s and women’s Southland Conference All-Sports trophies, a first in the history of the UT Arlington athletics program. In 1998-99, UT Arlington again claimed both the men’s and women’s All-Sports Championship and won the SLC Commissioner’s Cup in the award’s second year of existence. The Commissioner’s Cup recognizes the conference’s best overall athletics program. In all, UT Arlington has won three Commissioner’s Cups and has finished among the top schools in the race for the Cup each year since programs began competing for the award. During Carlon’s tenure, the UT Arlington women’s teams have captured five SLC All-Sports trophies and the men’s teams have won six all-sports awards. In all, the Mavericks have won 51 team conference championships during Carlon’s tenure as athletics director. Following the 2009-10 academic year, Carlon was named the West Region Division I Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. Twenty-nine athletic directors were recognized with four geographic regions separated into seven categories. Carlon has spearheaded the department’s initiative with the university’s Special Events Center. The $78 million arena, which is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2012, will have a capacity of 6,600 for volleyball and basketball. The SEC will be one of the few on-campus arenas in the country to have a full-sized hospitality room at mid-court. It will also feature a state-of-the-art sports medicine and academic center as well as two practice courts. All three teams will also have their own locker rooms, player lounges and will house the department of athletics administrative offices.


In 1997-98, Carlon teamed with then-University President Dr. Robert Witt to join forces with student and faculty leaders to spearhead the campaign for a referendum on a Student Intercollegiate Athletics Fee. This student athletics fee won overwhelming support from the student body and was enacted by the state legislature and then Gov. George W. Bush in 1999. The fee was the first of its kind in the state of Texas, and serves as a model for other institutions. Carlon has placed a special emphasis on maintaining an environment of academic excellence for UT Arlington student-athletes. Numerous academic support services and programs have been implemented to assist each student-athlete in their academic endeavors. UT Arlington athletics is involved with the NCAA CHAMPS/ Life Skills program, which provides Maverick student-athletes opportunities for life enriching leadership experiences, community service and life skills training. In fact, nearly 50 percent of all student-athletes reached the honor roll (3.0 GPA) in 2009-2010. During his 12-year tenure as head athletics trainer, Carlon served as president of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association in 1987-88, was a member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association (SWATA) Executive Board, and served two terms on the national board of directors for the National Athletic Trainers Association. Carlon received one of the highest honors presented by the organization when he was named recipient of the NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award in 1997. In 1989, Carlon was presented the Frank Medina Award for service to athletics training and mankind, and has twice (1988 and 1996) earned the Eddie Wojecki Award for service to SWATA.

tees, including Southland Conference Honors and Awards, Compliance, Strategic Planning, Championships, Officiating and Marketing and Television. Nationally, Carlon has been recently appointed for a four-year term on the Division I Academics Cabinet, after spending the 2008-09 year as a member of the NCAA Division I Academics, Eligibility and Compliance Cabinet, the Transfer Issues Ad Hoc Subcommittee and chairing the Division I Financial Aid Subcommittee. Carlon completed a four-year term (1998-2002) on the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports as well as the Subcommittee for Drug Education and Testing. He also is an active participant in the NCAA Athletics Certification process, having served on NCAA Peer Review Teams evaluating 10 other Division I institutions. He served as the president of the I-AAA Athletic Directors Association in 2005-06. Carlon spearheaded a facilities upgrade with the first phase of Clay Gould Ballpark renovation completed. Other facilities that have receive enhancement since 2002 include: the UT Arlington Tennis Center, Allan Saxe Softball Field and the track surface at Maverick Stadium. Carlon earned a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in 1975 and his master’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University in 1976. He began his professional career at Arlington James Bowie High School in 1976 as a health teacher and athletics trainer, and was the school’s Teacher of the Year in 1978. Carlon and his wife, Beth, who is an elementary school administrator in Irving ISD, are both natives of Gowrie, Iowa.

He was inducted into the SWATA Hall of Fame in 1999 and the NATA Hall of Fame in 2005 - the organization’s highest honor. Carlon served a twoyear term as president of the Southland Conference and chair of its executive committee. He previously served on the executive committee in two-year stints as vice president/chair of the compliance committee and secretary/ treasurer and chair of the finance committee. Carlon has also served on several commit-

Walker Jones (Under Armour Vice President for Marketing) awards Pete Carlon the 2010 West Region Division I Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award

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ALMA MATER Dear School we love. You are our Alma Mater, And through the years, Our faith we shall proclaim. We are each one, A loyal son or daughter, Our song of praise, Shall glorify your name. Dear School we love, Forever Arlington.

HOW A GRUBBWORM BECAME A MAVERICK Hornets, Junior Aggies, Blue Riders and Rebels are among the long list of mascot names. An aardvark as UTA’s mascot? It could’ve happened. The story begins more than 80 years ago. From 1917, when it joined the Texas A&M System, to 1921, the school’s athletic teams answered to Grubbers or the school’s name, (Grubbs Vocational College) and Shorthorns (after the campus newspaper, The Shorthorn). Grubbers just wasn’t destined to last, and many didn’t like Shorthorns because that’s what freshman teams at the school’s hated rival, The University of Texas at Austin, were called. A Shorthorn editorial Nov. 12, 1921, liked Hornets the idea of the ‘Horn’ and the ‘Sting’ too.” So Hornets it was—but not for long. When the school changed to North Texas Agricultural College in 1923, the yearbook that appeared in the spring was called the Junior Aggie. This set in motion a gradual shift over the years from Hornets to Junior Aggies. In 1949, when the school became Arling-

ton State College, the nickname was officially changed to Blue Riders. According to an Aug. 25, 1949, article in the Tarrant County Citizen, “It was felt that the name would be appropriate with the school colors (blue and white), and would allow artists an opportunity to sketch attractive designs for team uniforms.” Except Blue Riders never caught on, either. In 1951, President E.H. Hereford called a meeting of as many sophomores as he could find and asked them to suggest yet another mascot. Rebels subsequently won a student vote, and the fight song Dixie and mascot Johnny Red became intricate parts of the theme and continued as ASC became a four-year school in 1959. The theme was never seriously questioned until spring 1965 when some argued that Rebels depicted a symbol of slavery. Others maintained that it represented Southern heritage. Several votes for name changes were held over the next six years, including one in 1968 (one year after the school became The Univer-

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FIGHT SONG Blue, white, we’ve got the might, Mavericks, we’re gonna field Shout our praises to the sky V-I-C-T-O-R-Y Go big Mavericks UTA Mavericks Fight, Fight Go big Mavericks All the way Mavericks Fight Fight Go Mavs!

sity of Texas at Arlington) when Aardvarks was the top vote-getter behind Rebels. In February 1970, with Rebels not being one of the choices, Texans won out over Mavericks and Apollos, but Mavericks prevailed in a runoff. The battle still wasn’t over as students forced a referendum a month later, and the Old South theme prevailed again. UTA President Frank Harrison pleaded with students to make a change. In May 1971, one more vote was held. Again, students could vote for any name they chose, as long as it wasn’t Rebels. Mavericks won over Toros, Rangers and Hawks. The first Maverick mascot was a horned horse. In later years it was patterned, sort of, after Sam Maverick, a wealthy Texas landowner who participated in many momentous events in the state’s early history, among them the defense of the Alamo. He died in 1870. Maverick accumulated a fabled empire and inspired the term “maverick” to denote an unbranded calf or an independent person.


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Through a year round individualized training program, players undergo a rigorous conditioning regimen. This program is designed, supervised, scrutinized and implemented by a highly qualified and dedicated certified strength coach. Over the years strength coaching has evolved into immeasurably more than just weightlifting. Strength and conditioning is now performance enhancement. While weight lifting is still a fundamental facet, there are many other important features. Their program for athletes includes flexibility training, cardiovascular conditioning, speed and power development, improvement of self motivation and mental toughness. Not only do these efforts improve the quality of the athlete’s performance, but this program greatly reduces the potential for injury, reduces the extent of many injuries and expedites recovery in case there is an injury. At UT Arlington this is a year round endeavor, in-season and off season. Many of our student athletes choose to spend their summers in Arlington in order to extend their opportunity to train for a championship. We take tremendous pride in a facility and staff second to none in the nation. Every program is

uniquely matched to the athlete and the sport. The strength staff works very closely with the sport coaches to create a spirit of shared goals, consistent expectations and staying abreast of the most current technology and sport science. The strength staff at The University of Texas at Arlington is devoted to the scoreboard results of every team at the University, but, more importantly, we are devoted and committed to the personal success of every student-athlete on and off the field. “Our staff is committed to developing each student-athlete’s innate ability to the fullest. This includes: strength, power, speed, endurance, flexibility and resolve. We employ the latest techniques, equipment and motivation, as well as traditional principals, to ensure that our student-athletes are trained specifically and individually to be champions in their sport.” - Kathy Wagner, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

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The Maverick health care team focuses on prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Equipment, training, medical and strength and conditioning staffs are jointly committed to health care and prevention.

“It has always been our philosophy to take a proactive approach to health care rather than just tending to our student-athletes after an injury,” said Roy Rudewick, associate athletic director for sports medicine. Rudewick, a 1989 graduate of UT Arlington enters his fourth year with the Mavericks after more than a decade of service within the Arlington Independent School District. He will oversee all teams and will serve as the primary trainer for the men’s basketball program.

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A commitment to total care exists in every facet of UT Arlington’s approach to its student-athletes. UT Arlington Athletics Training facility contains modern equipment to ensure that a student-athlete is treated with care. Combined with the University health center, the studentathlete at UT Arlington is provided a team of physicians and care specialists.


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Diego Benitez Tennis

Scott Cross Men’s Basketball

Debbie Hedrick Softball

Samantha Morrow Women’s Basketball

Jay Rees Men’s Golf

John Sauerhage Track and Field Cross Country

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Diane Seymour Volleyball

Darin Thomas Baseball Brandon Berger Track and Field

Zak Buncik Men’s Basketball

Erin Clute Volleyball

Derrick Daniels Men’s Basketball

Jordan Durham Track and Field

Erin Grant Women’s Basketball

K.J. Hendricks Baseball

Vince Kwasnick Softball

Shane Laflin Women’s Basketball

Marco Matteucci Tennis

David McLeod BSB Dir. of Operations

Andrae Patterson MBB Dir. of Operations

Angela Perry Softball

Stuart Powell Golf

Gerald Richey Track and Field

Lindsay Scanlan Volleyball

Jay Sirianni Baseball

Fuller Smith Baseball

Lindsey Wilson Women’s Basketball

Greg Young Men’s Basketball

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Tony Burken Associate A.D. for Business and Operations

Adriana Cantu Assistant Athletic Trainer

Pete Carlon Director of Athletics

Jason Chaput Asst. A.D. for Facilities and Events Manager

Gregg Elkin Assoc. A.D. for Communications & Marketing/Promotions

Kevin Fralicks Associate A.D. for External Affairs

Rachel Freeman Marketing/Promotions Coordinator

Michella Gaiser Maverick Club/ External Affairs Coordinator

Debbie Garcia Sr. Associate A.D. for Academics & Compliance/SWA

Gina Giammanco Assistant Athletic Trainer

Ashley Lacefield Support Specialist I

Scott Lacefield Sports Information Director

Kristyna Mancias Assistant Sports Information Director

Dr. Barry McKeown Faculty Representative

John Mocek Sr. Associate A.D. for Finance and Administration

Marla Morris Administrative Asst. for External Affairs

Lorraine Palmer Administrative Assistant II

Shirley Racioppa Support Specialist II

Dr. Bill Reeves Deputy A.D./Eligibility Certification Officer

Roy Rudewick Associate AD for Sports Medicine

Rachel Schafer Academic Advisor/CHAMPS Life Skills Coordinator

Sascha Schapiro Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Daniel Stokes Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Kathy Wagner Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Mishael Berger Academics Coordinator


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Being a Maverick means being active in the community both on campus and in the Arlington area. With the goal of building leaders in the community, the UT Arlington athletics department and its student-athletes take an active role in community service projects. Among the community service projects include the D.E.A.R. Mavericks (Drop Everything and Read) Program. Student athletes inspire youth from Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie area schools by reading to classes and speaking to groups about the importance of staying in school.

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● Salvation Army Canned Food Drive (Athletics Dept) ● Strikeout Bone Cancer (Softball) ● Reading to elementary school students (Baseball) ● Helping UT Arlington students move into dorms (Athletics Dept.) ● Hatch Madness (Women’s Basketball Charity Event) ● Dig for the Cure (Volleyball) ● Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness (Women’s Basketball) ● Miracle League Day (Baseball)

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The past two years, UTA student-athletes and coaches participated in the following community activities:


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2009 Hall of Honor inductees (L-to-R:) Rayla Allison (1972-75, Softball Player; 1983-89, Softball Coach), Jeff Burrow (1988-91; Baseball), Mike Barnes (1964-66, Football) and UTA Head Track and Field Coach John Sauerhage - accepting for Jenny Hockett (1990-93, Women’s Track and Field).


RAYLA ALLISON Softball Player/Coach 1972-75/1983-89

JEFF BURROW Baseball 1988-91

MIKE BARNES Football 1964-66

JENNY HOCKETT Women’s Track and Field 1990-93

Rayla Allison was a standout catcher for the Mavericks and later was named the fifth head softball coach in the fall of 1984. She recorded a 189-152-2 overall record in five seasons at the helm, and in her final season guided the Mavs to a first-place finish with a 34-19 overall record.

Jeff Burrow helped lead the Mavericks to their first SLC championship in 1990 as a starting right-handed pitcher. Burrow owns four all-time career records, including wins (27), innings (333.0), complete games (25) and starts (51). He signed a free agent contact with the Chicago White Sox in 1991.

Mike Barnes lettered three years for the Arlington State Rebels while leading the team in interceptions in 1965 and 1966. His 13 career interceptions are a school record. Barnes competed in the 1966 Senior Bowl and was an All-SLC defensive selection. He was a 4th round draft pick by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1966.

Jenny Hockett was a nine-time Southland Conference champion and holds school records in the long jump and 55-meters while being a member of UTA’s best-ever 400 relay team. In 1993 she became UTA’s first AllAmerican woman to participate at the U.S. Olympic Festival in San Antonio.

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Name ________________Classification ______________ Inducted Willie Thomas ______________ FB ______________________1994 Don Easterling _________ SWIM Coach __________________1993 L.R. “Dink” Ford _____________MBB ______________________1993 Charlie Key ______________FB Coach ____________________1993 Gene Schrickel _____________MBB ______________________1993 H.A.D. “Hoss” Dunsworth_____S-A, Coach, Supporter ________________1992 Trey Hillman _____________ Baseball ____________________1992 Ric Nesbit ________________ SWIM _____________________1992 Bruce Tibbets ______________MBB ______________________1992 Al Culton __________________MBB ______________________1991 James G. “Klepto” Holmes____ FB, MBB, BSB ___________________1991 Gilbert Smith _______________TF_______________________1991 Wayne Coble ______________ FB, TF _____________________1990 Dale Drennan _______________TF_______________________1990 Carl Knox _______________MBB, TN, FB ___________________1990 Skip Butler_________________ FB ______________________1989 Theresa Frederick ___________ VB ______________________1989 Howard Payne Shannon _____BSB, TF _____________________1989 Roy Dewalt ________________ FB ______________________1988 Bobby Lane ____________ A-T, TF Coach __________________1988 Tom Tinker ___________ MBB Coach, AD _________________1988 Mike Baylor ________________ FB ______________________1987 Jody Conradt ________ VB, WBB, SB Coach ________________1987 Derrick Jensen _____________ FB ______________________1987 John Schnable _____________ FB ______________________1987 Dexter Bussey ______________ FB ______________________1985 Calvin Lee _________________ FB ______________________1985 Doug Russell ______________ SWIM _____________________1985 Chena Gilstrap _________ FB Coach, AD __________________1984 TEAMS 1977 Softball Team ____________________________________2008 1990-92 Men’s Track and Field Teams _____________________2007 1967, 68 Men’s Swimming and Diving Teams _______________2006 1995 Women’s Track and Field Teams _____________________2005 1980-81 Men’s Basketball Team 2005 1966, 67 Football Teams ________________________________2004 1998 Volleyball Team __________________________________2003 1989 Volleyball Team __________________________________2003 1956, 57 Football Teams ________________________________2003

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Name ________________Classification ______________ Inducted Rayla Allison _______________ SB ______________________2009 Mike Barnes _______________ FB ______________________2009 Jeff Burrow ________________ BSB ______________________2009 Jenny Hockett _______________TF_______________________2009 Gary Lewis_________________ FB ______________________2008 Heather Hoy-Martin _________ VB ______________________2008 Dr. Bill Reeves __________ MBB/Admin. __________________2008 Errol Byles __________________TF_______________________2007 Bob Diem _________________ FB ______________________2007 Theresa Noggler-Fangman __________ VB ______________________2007 Tom Beasley ___________ FB/BSB Coach __________________2006 Paul Renfro ________________MBB ______________________2006 B.G. Wilson ________________ BSB ______________________2006 Brenda Woodard____________ SB ______________________2006 Scotty Caldwell _____________ FB ______________________2005 Gwen Clardy-Ross____________TF_______________________2005 Christina Rudiger ___________ VB ______________________2005 Marvin “Butch” McBroom ___ BSB Coach/Admin. _________________2004 Carolyn Smith ______________WBB ______________________2004 Robert Willbanks ___________ FB ______________________2004 Ronald Hancock _____________TF_______________________2003 Eva Jonsson ________________TF_______________________2003 Justin Rowland ______________TF_______________________2003 Shawn Sweeten ____________ VB ______________________2003 Bruce Collie ________________ FB ______________________2002 Angela Nelson-Martinez ______TF_______________________2002 Ralph McPherson ___________MBB ______________________2002 Mike Nau __________________MBB ______________________2002 Fred Arnold ________________ FB ______________________2001 Ron Barnett _______________FB, BSB_____________________2001 Allen Lowes_______________ TF/FB _____________________2001 Katie Weismiller ____________ VB ______________________2001 Lisa Austin __________________TF_______________________2000 Dick Hill ___________________ FB ______________________2000 Monte Stratton ___________ TF Coach ____________________2000 Jimmy Thomas _____________ FB ______________________2000 Ana de Oliveira _____________ VB ______________________1999 Howard Prager _____________ BSB ______________________1999 Glen Throckmorton _________ FB ______________________1999 Larry Dowler ______________ SWIM _____________________1998 Danny Griffin_______________ FB ______________________1998 Brenda Marshall ____________ SB ______________________1998 Willie Brand ________________MBB ______________________1997 Mark Cannon ______________ FB ______________________1997 Lisa Love ________________VB Coach ____________________1997 Joel McCray_________________TF_______________________1997 Ken Ozee __________________ FB ______________________1997 Eddie Stallings _____________MBB ______________________1997 Sara Massey-Bontke __________TF_______________________1996 Paul “Cotton” Mitchell ________MBB ______________________1996 McClinton Neal ______________TF_______________________1996 Cliff Odom_________________ FB ______________________1996 Judd Ramsey_______________ FB ______________________1996 Mary Ridgway ____________VB Coach ____________________1996 Randy Thorpe ____________ Baseball ____________________1996 Burley Bearden ___________FB Coach ____________________1994 Sansiski Daniels _____________TF_______________________1994 Kathy Gunter-Stanfield______VB, WBB, TF, SB __________________1994

AD - Athletics Director Admin. - Administration A-T - Athletic Training BSB - Baseball FB - Football MBB - Men’s Basketball S-A - Student Athlete SB - Softball SWIM - Swimming TF - Track and Field TN - Tennis VB - Volleyball


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CHRIS CAGLE Country Music Singer

KALPANA CHAWLA Aerospace Engineer Space Shuttle Columbia

GEN. TOMMY FRANKS Retired General United State Army

TREY HILLMAN Former MLB Manager Kansas City Royals

HUNTER PENCE MLB Player Houston Astros


ROYCE WEST State of Texas Senator

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Day Fri. Sat. Sat.

2010 UT ARLINGTON VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE Date Aug. 27 Aug. 28 Aug. 28

Opponent vs. Miami (Fla.) at Oklahoma vs. Wichita State

Location Norman, Okla. Norman, Okla. Norman, Okla.

Time 5:00 p.m. Noon 5:00 p.m.

Fri. Fri. Sat. Sat. Fri. Fri. Sat. Sat. Fri. Sat. Sat. Thurs. Sat. Thurs.

Sept. 3 UALR Sept. 3 LOUISIANA TECH Sept. 4 UT-PAN AMERICAN Sept. 4 MISSISSIPPI STATE Sept. 10 vs. Northern Colorado Sept. 10 at Wyoming Sept. 11 vs. Boise State Sept. 11 vs. Portland Sept. 17 UTEP Sept. 18 PRAIRIE VIEW A&M Sept. 18 NORTH TEXAS Sept. 23 * at UTSA Sept. 25 * at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sept. 30 * at McNeese State

Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall Laramie, Wyo. Laramie, Wyo. Laramie, Wyo. Laramie, Wyo. Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall San Antonio, Texas Corpus Christi, Texas Lake Charles, La.

1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Noon 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Noon 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Sat. Wed. Sat. Thurs. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat.

Oct. 2 Oct. 6 Oct. 9 Oct. 14 Oct. 16 Oct. 20 Oct. 23 Oct. 27 Oct. 30

at Lamar TEXAS STATE CENTRAL ARKANSAS STEPHEN F. AUSTIN SAM HOUSTON STATE at Texas State at Northwestern State at Stephen F. Austin at Sam Houston State

Beaumont, Texas Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall San Marcos, Texas Natchitoches, La. Nacogdoches, Texas Huntsville, Texas

1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

Thurs. Sat. Thurs. Sat. Fri.-Sun.

Nov. 4 * Nov. 6 * Nov. 11 * Nov. 13 * Nov. 19-21


Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall Texas Hall Huntsville, Texas

7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. TBA

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* Southland Conference Matches BOLD indicates home matches played at Texas Hall All times are Central and are subject to change

2010 UT Arlington Volleyball Information Guide  

The University of Texas at Arlington has released its 2010 Volleyball Information Guide.