Athletics Stories & News

The Fick family in UNI gear

Fick family pledges major contribution to UNI-Dome campaign

In honor of the family’s investment, the Ficks will be recognized with a premier named space in the new UNI-Dome facility.
TK in front of elementary school students

Purple and gold across Iowa: 2024 Panther Caravan

Panthers of all ages gathered together across the state of Iowa for the University of Northern Iowa's 2024 Panther Caravan.
Megan Franklin speaking at introductory pep rally

What they're saying about Megan Franklin

The addition of Megan Franklin as UNI's AD is already stirring excitement in the athletics community. Find out what Franklin’s peers have said.
Megan Franklin high-fiving staff members in McLeod

UNI Director of Athletics Megan Franklin ushers in Legacy Era of Panther Athletics

A formal media conference was held to introduce UNI's new Director of Athletics Megan Franklin to campus and the Cedar Valley.
New UNI Director of Athletics Megan Franklin and UNI President Mark Nook pose for a photo

Full transcript: UNI welcomes new Director of Athletics Megan Franklin

Full remarks from the pep rally and introductory news conference for new UNI Director of Athletics Megan Franklin.
Helicopter lowering materials onto UNI-Dome

Phase I of UNI-Dome renovation officially underway to replace fabric roof

In an endeavor to rejuvenate the iconic UNI-Dome, Phase I of its renovation kicked off on a sunny Sunday morning,
Crowd of people outside West Gym

UNI celebrates the historic legacy of the West Gym

The UNI community paid tribute to the West Gym on Friday, sharing memories and giving a final homage to a building that stood on the UNI campus for nearly a century.
New UNI Director of Athletics Megan Franklin and UNI President Mark Nook pose for a photo

UNI names Megan Franklin as Director of Athletics

University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook announced on Monday that Megan Franklin has agreed to serve as UNI’s Director of Athletics.
UNI Panthers' Khristian Boyd makes a tackle

UNI's Khristian Boyd selected in NFL Draft

Boyd was selected 199th overall to the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Jordan Weber golfing using golf simulator

Panther alum wins $90,000 in golf simulator competition

08 UNI alum and former Panther golfer earned the top spot in the season finale of the NEXT Golf Tour, a tournament played on Trackman Simulator software.