Immaculata Receives 2013-2014 CSAC Academic Award
Oct21

Immaculata Receives 2013-2014 CSAC Academic Award

ASTON, Pa.: The Colonial States Athletic Conference has announced that Immaculata University is the 2013-14 recipient of the CSAC Institutional Academic Excellence Award. The award is given annually to the institution whose student-athletes, while competing in CSAC-sponsored sports, achieve the highest combined grade-point average for that academic year. The Mighty Macs earned the award by achieving a grade point average of 3.289 for...

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Mighty Macs Have Always Been Hall of Famers
Aug06

Mighty Macs Have Always Been Hall of Famers

The story of the Mighty Macs of Immaculata University, the tiny Catholic college with no gym, no scholarships, and an enrollment of less than 800 – nestled in the rolling hills of Chester County, PA, became a Hollywood movie.  BUT, do you really know the story of these Hall of Famers? With or without induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA, these players have always been Hall of Famers in...

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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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Championship Mighty Macs to be inducted to Philadelphia Hall of Fame
Jun10

Championship Mighty Macs to be inducted to Philadelphia Hall of Fame

The Immaculata University Mighty Macs’ basketball teams of the early 1970s will be enshrined into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on November 13, 2014, at the Sheraton, Society Hill at 7:00 p.m. Several of the Mighty Macs have been enshrined into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame based on their individual achievements.  Coach Cathy Rush was inducted with the Class of 2005; Theresa Shank Grentz is a 2007 inductee, and Marianne...

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Leaders from IU Nominated to Basketball Hall of Fame
Mar17

Leaders from IU Nominated to Basketball Hall of Fame

With the influence of many Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Sisters, members of the championship Immaculata University Mighty Macs of the early 1970s went on to become leaders both on and off the court.  As a testament to their leadership, the Mighty Macs have been nominated to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.  The Mighty Macs won the first three women’s college basketball championships...

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