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Purdue Northwest Set to Host 2nd Annual Fall Sports Festival on Sept. 9

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – For the second straight year, the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department will host its annual Fall Sports Festival at Dowling Park in Hammond, Ind. The Fall Sports Festival, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 12 to 4 p.m., will feature six different Pride teams competing on their respective fields.


PNW Athletics Top 15 Countdown: No. 6, Softball Defeats St. Ambrose in CCAC Opening Round

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The No. 6 spot on the Top 15 countdown goes to the Purdue University Northwest softball team, who shutout St. Ambrose in the opening round of the CCAC Postseason Tournament on May 4.


PNW Athletics Top 15 Countdown: No.15, Kotzo Walks Off Against St. Ambrose

HAMMOND, IND. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Every weekday until Aug. 4, we will add a new moment to our top 15 countdown to remember the greatest moments from the 2016-17 academic year.


PNW Approved for Year Two of NCAA Membership

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, IND. — Purdue University Northwest made another big step to full NCAA Division II membership with the NCAA’s approval of the athletic department’s advancement to year two of the three-year process.


Eight Members From Softball Squad Named to NFCA Scholar-Athlete Team

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest softball program had six members of the 2016-17 squad earn National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athlete honors.


PNW Student-Athletes Complete Banner Academic Year

HAMMOND, Ind., AND WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest athletic department made history with the latest release of the 2017 Spring Semester Academic report, as Pride student-athletes attained the highest-ever grade point average in program history.


PNW Earns 31 Winter/Spring CCAC Academic Honors

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest athletic department saw 31 of its winter and spring student-athletes earn Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic honors as released by the league.


Stansell Selected to Lead PNW Softball

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest Director of Athletics Rick Costello has announced the hiring of Niki Stansell to lead the Pride softball program.


Payne Earns NFCA First Team All-Region Honors

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest softball standout Kyleigh Payne was selected to the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association NAIA Great Lakes All-Region Frist Team for her efforts this season.


Richardson Steps Down; Hired at LMU

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest has announced that head softball coach Ritchie Richardson has resigned, effective immediately.