Bearcats 2012 Year-In-Review

Dec. 28, 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, we take a look back at the top stories of the year for Bearcat Nation. From men’s basketball reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament to football coming from behind to claim the 2012 Belk Bowl Championship, we invite you to revisit this year’s highlights.



Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Win at No. 22 Pitt on New Year’s Day

Men’s Basketball: Cincinnati Claims Victory at No. 11 Georgetown

Men’s Soccer: Three Bearcats Earn All-Ohio Honors

Men’s Basketball: Kilpatrick’s Three Takes Down No. 13 Huskies

Women’s Basketball: Reaves' Last-Second Jumper Gives UC First BIG EAST Win

Football: Isaiah Pead Named Senior Bowl MVP




Football: Football: Sporting News Ranks Football's Recruting Class No. 1 In BIG EAST

Football: JK Schaffer Tabbed As American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Football Scholar Athlete of the Year

Football: UC Places 23 On Academic All-BIG EAST Team

Volleyball: Alvey Named Head Volleyball Coach

Swimming & Diving: Hansson Defends BIG EAST Crown

Indoor Track & Field: UC Finishes All-Time Best Second at BIG EAST Championship as Klump And Cotten Sweep MOP Awards

Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Upset No. 17 Louisville at Fifth Third Arena

Lacrosse: UC Sets Program-Best, Defeats Presbyterian, 20-16

Men’s Soccer: Williams Signs with Dayton Dutch Lions FC

Men’s Basketball: Cincinnati Sends Off Seniors with Win over No. 8 Marquette




Women’s Basketball: Hollins Named To All-BIG EAST Second Team

Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Down No. 13 Georgetown in BIG EAST Tournament Thriller

Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Claim Epic Win against No. 2 Syracuse

Baseball: Cleary Reaches Win No. 400
Indoor Track & Field: Cotten and Klump Earn All-America Honors at NCAA Championship

Men’s Basketball: Cincinnati Holds off Texas to Advance in NCAA Tournament

Women’s Basketball: UC Knocks Off Duquesne in Overtime, Advances in WNIT;

Bearcats Win First Postseason Game Under Head Coach Jamelle Elliott

Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Battle Past Florida State to Reach Sweet 16

Outdoor Track & Field: Bearcats Sweep Titles at Oliver Nikoloff Invitational




Men’s Soccer: Former Bearcat Brown Set to Retire

Track & Field and Cross Country: Seaton Honored as GCNKWSA Coach of the Year

Volleyball: Harpenau Named Sportswoman of the Year

Tennis: Women's Tennis Earns Nine Seed at BIG EAST Championship

Outdoor Track & Field: UC Wins Women's Title at All-Ohio meet

Football: Pead & Wolfe Selected in Second Round Of 2012 NFL Draft

Football: Hughes Chosen By Cleveland in Third Round of 2012 NFL Draft

Football: Robinson Goes to New York Giants in Fourth Round Of 2012 NFL Draft




Lacrosse: Lellie Swords Resigns as UC Lacrosse Head Coach

Women’s Golf: Melek Named to All-BIG EAST Squad

Football: JK Schaffer Tabbed as UC's 2012 Mr. Bearcat Award Winner

Baseball: Glass Named to All-BIG EAST Baseball First Team

Tennis: Tennis Participates in Buddy Up Program

Men’s Basketball: Bearcats Legend Jack Twyman Dies




Women’s Golf: Carl Named NGCA President

Baseball: Three Bearcats Selected in MLB Draft

Athletics: Forty-Nine Bearcats Set To Receive Degrees at 193rd Commencement

Outdoor Track & Field: Klump, Cotten, Eby and Larsson are All-Americans at NCAA Championship

Men’s Golf: Herman to Compete at US Open Championship

Lacrosse: Gina Oliver Named Head Lacrosse Coach

Baseball: Glass Named to NCAA Mideast Region Second Team




Swimming & Diving: Schneider Advances to 50 Free Final at U.S. Olympic Trials

Athletics: UC Student-Athletes Contribute Over 5,000 Service Hours

Women’s Golf: Two Bearcats Named NGCA All-American Scholars

Swimming & Diving: Swim Trio Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

Volleyball: Miller to Coach in European Global Challenge

Women’s Golf: Carl Earns Spot In US Women's Amateur Championship

Athletics: Szymanski Named FAR

Lacrosse: UC Lacrosse Among 24 Teams Recognized By BIG EAST Conference

Lacrosse: Lacrosse Coach Gina Oliver Named To 2012-14 U.S. National Team

Men’s Golf: Tepe Qualifies for US Amateur




Outdoor Track & Field: Larsson and Akerstrom Win Titles at Swedish Junior National Championship

Lacrosse: Three Bearcats Named to IWLCA Honor Roll

Athletics: Sheakley Athletics Center Opens




Football: Bearcats Win River City Rivalry, Top Pitt 34-10

Track & Field and Cross Country: Schnier To Retire After 33 Seasons At UC

Men’s Soccer: Manga Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week

Football: Late TD Seals Football's Dramatic Win Over Virginia Tech, 27-24



Men’s Golf: Golf Welcomes New Virtual Simulator

Women’s Golf: Golf Welcomes New Virtual Simulator

Lacrosse: Oliver Will Compete as Member of Team USA

Volleyball: Scott Named BIG EAST Player of the Week

Track & Field and Cross Country: Kris Mack Tapped To Succeed Schnier        

Hall of Fame: Schnier, Ruffin, Merrill, Faul and 61-62 National Championship Team Inducted into UC Athletics Hall of Fame




Men’s Soccer: Israel Named to BIG EAST All-Rookie Team

Volleyball: Four Bearcats Earn BIG EAST Volleyball Honors




Football: UC Wins Fourth BIG EAST Title In Five Years

Women's Soccer: Bearcats Win 7th Straight NSCAA Team Academic Award

Volleyball: Jordanne Scott Named AVCA All-Region

Swimming & Diving: Bearcats Participate in Hour of Power Fundraiser for Nate Kramer

Football: Butch Jones Resigns as Football Head Coach

Football: Tommy Tuberville Named Football Head Coach

Volleyball: Scott Notched All-America Honor

Athletics: 17 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees at December Commencement

Football: Proposed Nippert Stadium Renovations Announced

Men’s Soccer: Bahner, Jannelli and Patterson Receive Postseason Honors

Football: Kay Leads Cincinnati Past Duke In Belk Bowl, 48-34