Top Rocket Kaayla McIntyre is a finisher

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis Toledo women’s basketball senior Kaayla McIntyre is a finisher. The 6-foot-2 center knows how to play in and around the basket with sheer precision. She currently ranks second in Mid-American Conference history with an overall 62.4 field-goal percentage, making 470 of 757 of her shots from the floor. “I have a lot […] Read more »

Top Rocket Nate Navigato shooting his way into record book

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Steve Easton When asked to describe senior Nate Navigato on the basketball court, the first word that most Rocket fans would probably use would be “shooter.” The 6-foot-8-inch, 225-pound forward has definitely earned that reputation as he inches closer to becoming the top three-point shooter in University of Toledo history. Navigato entered the 2018-19 […] Read more »

Women’s basketball preview

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Toledo made its seventh post-season appearance in 10 years under head coach Tricia Cullop in 2017-18, advancing to the second round of the Postseason WNIT. The Rockets will look to build off last year’s postseason run in 2018-19 and seek to capture their second Mid-American Conference championship in the last three years. “Every year, our […] Read more »

Men’s basketball preview

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

After winning 23 games and advancing to the Mid-American Conference Championship Game last season, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tod Kowalczyk and the Rockets’ goal for the 2018-19 campaign is simple: Win the conference title and advance to the NCAA Tournament. “I think we took some huge steps as far as establishing the culture and character […] Read more »

Richard Olekanma Lives ‘Great American Dream’

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Born in Nigeria, Rocket senior linebacker has built a life around his love for football By Paul Helgren, UT associate athletic director With a metro population estimated at nearly 200 million people, Nigeria has just about everything. The economic engine of western Africa, Nigeria is a major producer of petroleum, cocoa beans and gold, commodities […] Read more »

2018 Toledo Football Season Outlook

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Defending MAC Champions Look Ahead to Challenge of Repeat For the first time in 13 years, the University of Toledo enters a new football season preparing to defend the Mid-American Conference Championship. But third-year Head Coach Jason Candle and his team will neither look back nor look ahead to what could be on the horizon […] Read more »

Great fan support as magical season for men’s basketball team comes to close in Mid-American Conference championship game

March 15th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Events, The Rockets

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team came up just short in their bid to secure a spot in the NCAA basketball tournament this season.  Playing without Mid-American Conference Player of the Year Tre’Shaun Fletcher, the Rockets fell to Buffalo, 76-66, in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans […] Read more »

Dollar General Bowl in pictures

January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Events, The Rockets

Hundreds of Toledo alumni and friends made the trip to Mobile for the Dollar General Bowl on Dec. 23.  Although Appalachian State University defeated the Rockets, 34-0, the Alabama hospitality and bowl experience was outstanding. While it was not the result for which we had hoped, we are extremely proud of the significant accomplishments achieved […] Read more »

Michaela Rasmussen achieves success on the court, in the classroom and in the community

December 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis A basketball player who is a “triple threat” is normally defined as someone who can shoot, pass and defend. The University of Toledo senior Michaela Rasmussen is a different kind of triple threat. She is an elite performer on the court, in the classroom and in the community. A 2017-18 team captain, […] Read more »

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