Department News

  • O’Keefe & Smith Promoted To New Titles
    September 13, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced on Tuesday that head men’s golf coach Jack O’Keefe has been named the Director of Golf and assistant softball coach Evan Smith is now the associate head coach.
  • Kayla Berns Named Graduate Assistant For Compliance
    September 09, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former volleyball standout at Armstrong State University and Augusta native Kayla Berns has joined the Augusta University athletic department as a graduate assistant for compliance and academic services.
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Announced For 2016-17
    September 01, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2016-17 Augusta University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has been set for the new year, SAAC Adviser and Assistant Athletic Director Melissa Brocato announced.
  • 26 Jaguars Receive D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 22, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Division 2 Athletic Directors Association has announced the 2015-16 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award and 26 student-athletes from Augusta University were honored with the accolade.
  • PBC Releases 2016-17 Championship Dates & Sites
    July 26, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference has released the dates and sites for all 15 championship tournaments coming this season.
  • Augusta University Athletics Announces 2016 Spring AD Honor Roll
    May 24, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University posted 98 student-athletes on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their efforts in the classroom during the Spring 2016 semester.
  • Peach Belt Conference Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
    March 17, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – As the highlight on its 25th Anniversary celebration, the Peach Belt Conference announced its inaugural Hall of Fame class on Wednesday, March 16. Former Director of Athletics and head coach Marvin Vanover and men’s basketball All-American Ben Madgen represent the Augusta Jaguars.
  • Clint Bryant Receives Distinguished Service Award At Black History Month Faculty Recognition Celebration
    March 02, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant received the Distinguished Service Award at the Black History Month Faculty Recognition Celebration on Friday, Feb. 26 in the JSAC Ballroom on Summerville Campus.
  • Athletics Selling Dinners Feb. 25 To Support CSRA Heart Walk
    February 22, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics will sell chicken, rib and sausage dinners on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Christenberry Fieldhouse to help raise funds for the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
  • Athletics Training Room To Be Named In Honor Of Head Athletic Trainer John “Doc” Sullivan
    February 19, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced that the athletic training room at Christenberry Fieldhouse will be renamed in honor of John “Doc” Sullivan. John L. Sullivan, better known as “Doc” to the Augusta community, is in his 29th year as the Assistant AD/Sports Medicine for the Augusta University Department of Athletics.
  • Hoops 4 Heroes Blood Drive Challenge Feb. 2
    February 01, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics and the Shepeard Community Blood Center will host the "Hoops for Heroes Blood Drive Challenge" to benefit the local blood supply on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The competition, between Augusta and USC Aiken, will take place on Feb. 2 at the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) on the Summerville Campus.
  • Augusta Athletics Posts 100 To Fall 2015 AD Honor Roll
    January 14, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – A total of 100 Augusta University student-athletes were recently named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their efforts in the classroom during the fall 2015 semester.
  • Pardon Ndhlovu Preps For Houston Marathon In Hopes To Reach 2016 Olympics In Rio
    January 12, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Augusta University graduate assistant coach and current volunteer coach Pardon Ndhlovu will race at the 44th edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon on Saturday, Jan. 17 with plans to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read the full feature story below.
  • Remembering Former Augusta Baseball Player Shannon Johnson
    December 08, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. - Shannon Hilliard Johnson, 45, of Los Angeles, Calif., was killed Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in the tragic incident in San Bernardino, Calif., while he and his fellow employees were attending a Christmas party. He died heroically as he acted as a shield for a fellow employee who survived the violent massacre of 14 people. He will be remembered throughout America for his statement “I got you” as he covered her body from the gunfire of the assailants.
  • Athletics To Celebrate 25 Years Of Christenberry Fieldhouse
    October 05, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jaguar Athletics is proud to announce that Spring 2016 will mark the 25th Anniversary of Christenberry Fieldhouse after it was unveiled in 1991. The CFH celebration of 25 years will be held during Homecoming week Feb. 7-13 and will culminate at the Jaguar homecoming basketball games vs. USC Aiken on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • Jaguar Athletics To Compete As Augusta University Immediately
    September 29, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jaguar Athletics and all 13 NCAA championship teams will compete as Augusta University for the 2015-16 seasons, Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced on Tuesday, Sept. 29.
  • GRU Athletics Partners With Finish Line
    September 01, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Athletics has teamed up with Finish Line for the upcoming seasons and fans can purchase select Jaguar items in the Augusta Mall Finish Line and online.
  • PBC Announces 2015-16 Championship Dates & Sites
    August 25, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has announced the final dates and sites for all 15 PBC Championship Tournaments for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The 15 titles will be decided at nine events with cross country, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf and track & field awarding both men's and women's titles at the same time. The PBC Athletic Directors' Council at their summer meeting finalized the dates and sites.
  • 20 Jaguars Earn D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 21, 2015
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced the 2014-15 recipients of the D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards and 20 Georgia Regents University student-athletes earned the accolade. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division 2 level.
  • Jaguars Welcome New Mascot Augustus
    August 19, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Students, faculty and staff greeted Augusta University's new mascot Augustus with a welcoming party Tuesday, August 18 at the Jaguar Student Activities Center on Summerville campus.
  • GRU Athletics Set To Embark On New Seasons
    August 17, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Athletics is gearing up for the 2015-16 seasons and the Jaguars are set for another year packed with 13 NCAA sports.
  • VIDEO: GRU NCAA DII Military Alliance Pilot Program – Year One
    July 17, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Watch Director of Athletics Clint Bryant, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dip Metress, and Head Cross Country Coach and Track and Field Coach Adam Ward discuss the three phases for the NCAA DII Military Alliance Pilot Program.
  • Dr. David Hunt Named New Faculty Athletic Representative
    July 15, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University announced that Dr. David Hunt will serve as the new Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for GRU Athletics starting for the 2015-16 academic year.
  • Keel Named President of Georgia Regents University
    July 08, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today named Dr. Brooks Keel president of Georgia Regents University (GRU) in Augusta. Keel will assume his new position on July 20.
  • Peach Belt Conference To Celebrate 25th Anniversary In 2015-16
    July 06, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference announced that the league will celebrate its 25th Anniversary season in 2015-16. The year-long celebration began on July 1, 2016, with the unveiling of the 25th Anniversary logo which will be the league’s official logo for the next year.
  • GRU Places 94 Student-Athletes On PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 22, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the 2014-15 Presidential Honor Roll on June 22, 2015 with a record 1,607 student-athletes recognized and 94 Georgia Regents University student-athletes were represented. The Presidential Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at the 14 PBC member institutions who had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the academic year.
  • Jags Post 102 Student-Athletes To 2015 Spring AD Honor Roll
    June 09, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University had 102 student-athletes earn a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their excellence in academics during the Spring 2015 semester.
  • Clint Bryant Named Keynote Speaker For National Association for Coaching Equity and Development (NAFCED) Membership Dinner
    May 19, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the 2015 National Association for Coaching Equity and Development (NAFCED) membership dinner on Friday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel.
  • William S. Sherrill Athletics Awards Banquet April 29
    April 08, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Athletics will host the William S. Sherrill Athletics Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • GRU Athletics Selling Chicken Dinners March 3rd To Raise Funds For Heart Walk
    March 03, 2015
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Athletics will sell chicken dinners on Tuesday, March 3rd at Christenberry Fieldhouse to help raise funds for the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
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