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BEARCATS NEWS

Baseball, Happ Win American Academic Awards

For the second straight season, the University of Cincinnati baseball team has won the American Athletic Conference Academic Excellence Award, recording the highest GPA among all league baseball teams for the 2014-15 school year. Additionally, former Bearcats player Ian Happ was named the baseball Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner.

UC Athletics Undergoes Social Media Upgrade

“Go Bearcats!”

Two simple words UC fans shout with pride every time they cheer on the red and black. Additionally, it has become the identity of Bearcats Athletics in the digital world, between GoBEARCATS.com and the @GoBEARCATS Twitter handle. As we enter the 2015-16 school year, we wanted to make it easier for Bearcats fans to connect with and follow all of our varsity programs. In keeping with the GoBearcats spirit, we’ve made changes to the social media accounts for all of our teams to make them easier to find and demonstrate to the world, we as Bearcats are truly One Team.

OTHER UC STUFF

AAC NEWS

It’s Group of Five on The Football Four Podcast Episode 5

To commemorate Episode 5 of The Football Four Podcast, USA TODAY Sports college football writer Paul Myerberg joins me to analyze the Group of Fiveconferences: The American, Conference USA, the Mid-American, the Mountain West and Sun Belt.

NATI NEWS

Cincinnati Reds prospect Robert Stephenson states case for big league spot

Watching his teammates get promoted to the big leagues, Robert Stephenson can’t help but think about his own callup. And with his latest gem, he brought that call one step closer.

The Reds’ second-ranked prospect tossed eight three-hit innings and struck out 10 on Tuesday night, pitching Triple-A Louisville to a 3-1 victory over Charlotte at Louisville Slugger Field.

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