Women’s Basketball HOF Name Mighty Macs “Trailblazers”
Jul24

Women’s Basketball HOF Name Mighty Macs “Trailblazers”

Within one year, the Immaculata University championship Mighty Macs’ teams will have been recognized by three prestigious organizations for their contributions to the game of basketball.  Most recently, the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF) in Knoxville, TN announced its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees.  In addition to the Class of 2015, the WBHOF will recognize the 1972-74 Immaculata College Mighty Macs for their contributions to...

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Mighty Macs to be Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
Apr07

Mighty Macs to be Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Immaculata University is proud to announce that the Mighty Macs’ basketball teams of the early 1970s will be enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA, at the induction ceremony for the Class of 2014 on August 8. In addition to the Immaculata Mighty Macs, the other inductees include Alonzo Mourning, Bob Leonard, Nolan Richardson, Mitch Richmond, Gary Williams, Sarunas Marciulionis, Nat Clifton,...

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IU Inducts Inaugural Class into Athletic Hall of Fame
Oct13

IU Inducts Inaugural Class into Athletic Hall of Fame

Showcasing its rich history of sports excellence, Immaculata University proudly announced its Athletic Hall of Fame inaugural class at an induction ceremony on Saturday, October 13. Among the inductees for the first class were Immaculata’s 1972, 1973, and 1974 National Women’s College Basketball Championship teams, Coach Cathy Rush, and three championship players who achieved All-American status.  In addition, Sister Marita David...

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Tickets Available for IU’s Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

Tickets are available for the induction ceremony of the inaugural class of Immaculata University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.  The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 13, in the Great Hall on the University’s campus beginning at 5:30 p.m.            Tickets to the induction ceremony are $50 per person or $500 per table of ten.  To reserve tickets, please contact Susan Ross at 610-647-4400, ext. 3874.  Among the...

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40th Anniversary of Mighty Macs First National Championship

Immaculata University and its alumni and friends are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first Mighty Macs national college women’s basketball championship on March 19. The Mighty Macs team members and their coach, Cathy Rush, won the first three U.S. national women’s college basketball championships in 1972, 1973, and 1974. They played the University of Maryland in the first nationally televised women’s basketball game in 1974,...

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