Hoosier native Jaelan Sanford emerging into backcourt standout for Rockets

December 19th, 2017 | Comments Off on Hoosier native Jaelan Sanford emerging into backcourt standout for Rockets | Posted in The Rockets

By Steve Easton Basketball is introduced to kids at an early age in the hoop-crazed state of Indiana, and for Toledo junior guard Jaelan Sanford it was no different. “My dad put a ball in my hands when I was about 3 years old and I have loved playing the game ever since,” Sanford said. […] Read more »

Lending a Hand Comes Easy to Sure-Handed Cody Thompson

September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lending a Hand Comes Easy to Sure-Handed Cody Thompson | Posted in The Rockets

Rocket wide receiver finds volunteering as natural as catching a football By Paul Helgren Cody Thompson always knew he wanted to help people. He just wasn’t sure where to begin. Luckily for the senior wide receiver, opportunities for volunteer work are plentiful when you’re a Toledo Rocket football player. “The coaches really encourage us to […] Read more »

Toledo Football Outlook: Rockets Aiming High in 2017

September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on Toledo Football Outlook: Rockets Aiming High in 2017 | Posted in The Rockets

Coming off a nine-win season and with five All-MAC players back in the fold, the Toledo Rockets have high expectations for 2017. Head coach Jason Candle wouldn’t have it any other way. “Each year presents new challenges. Every team is different but there is still one primary goal in mind ­—win a conference championship,” said […] Read more »

Basketball Preview

November 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Basketball Preview | Posted in The Rockets

Toledo Men Expected to Compete for MAC Title Since taking the reins at Toledo in 2010, Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk’s objective for the men’s program hasn’t wavered. He expects his teams to compete for the Mid-American Conference Championship every season and the 2016-17 campaign isn’t being viewed any differently. “Our goal each year is to […] Read more »

Unfinished Business: Senior Kareem Hunt wants a college degree…and a MAC Championship

September 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Unfinished Business: Senior Kareem Hunt wants a college degree…and a MAC Championship | Posted in The Rockets

By Sasha Mandros, Athletic Communications graduate assistant In many ways, Kareem Hunt’s senior year in college is a matter of unfinished business. Following a junior season in which he rushed for almost 1,000 yards for the second time in his career, Toledo’s star running back had the option of entering the NFL Draft last spring. […] Read more »

Rockets ready to battle for MAC championship

September 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Rockets ready to battle for MAC championship | Posted in The Rockets

First-year coach Jason Candle has veteran team focused, united in its quest for a championship The more things change, the more they stay the same. At least that’s what fans of the Toledo Rockets are hoping this year. The Rockets have a new head coach, an almost completely new coaching staff and many new faces […] Read more »

Capotosto, Boothe Show the Way

January 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Capotosto, Boothe Show the Way | Posted in From Our Alumni, The Rockets

Capotosto Leads the Rockets in the Right Direction in 2015-16  By Brian DeBenedictis, associate director of athletic communication Luminary, manager, pacesetter. These three adjectives thoroughly describe senior Ana Capotosto. But perhaps most important of all, the fifth-year Rocket is the physical and emotional leader for the Toledo women’s basketball team. She understands the importance of […] Read more »

New Format Has Rockets Looking Forward to 2016 MAC Tournament

January 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on New Format Has Rockets Looking Forward to 2016 MAC Tournament | Posted in From Our Alumni, The Rockets

What’s old is what’s new for Mid-American Conference basketball. And UT’s two head coaches are just fine with that. The 2016 MAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments, held annually at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, will return to a playoff format that was in place from 2000-11. Following first-round games at campus sites for both the […] Read more »

Marmot Boca Raton Bowl 2015 in Pictures

January 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Marmot Boca Raton Bowl 2015 in Pictures | Posted in From Our Alumni, The Rockets, Uncategorized

Nearly 900 alumni and friends  – from 16 states and the District of Columbia – attended the University of Toledo Alumni Association’s Kickoff Bash prior to the Rockets’ convincing win over Temple University in the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 22.  UT President Dr. Sharon Gaber welcomed the huge throng to the pre-game event […] Read more »

The GoDaddy Bowl in Pictures

January 29th, 2015 | Comments Off on The GoDaddy Bowl in Pictures | Posted in The Rockets

The University of Toledo Rockets completed a very successful campaign with a 63-44 victory over Arkansas State on Sunday, Jan. 4 in the GoDaddy Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. The bowl experience included a pre-game event for 600 alumni and friends who came from 15 states and the District of Columbia, six student busses, and memorable […] Read more »

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