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A&M-Commerce announces revised 2022 Football Schedule.

COMMERCE – Texas A&M University-Commerce has announced a revised schedule for the 2022 football season, its inaugural season in NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. 

The revised schedule still features six home games at Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium, with the final four coming in five weeks to end the season. The Lions’ non-conference schedule remains the same, while they altered the six-game Southland Conference schedule with the changes in membership within the conference. 

General Admission season tickets for the 2022 season are on sale at LionAthletics.com/Tickets. In addition, you can find more information about reserved chair back season tickets by filling out the season ticket interest form HERE. 

In the non-conference portion of the schedule, A&M-Commerce hosts Lincoln (California) on September 1, travels to Tennessee Tech on September 10 and Sam Houston on September 17, welcomes North American on September 24, and closes out the season at home against Tennessee State on November 17. 

The games against Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State are part of the scheduling alliance between the Southland Conference and the Ohio Valley Conference. 

In the revised version of the Southland Conference schedule, the Lions play their first ever Southland Conference game on October 8 in Hammond, Louisiana, at Southeastern Louisiana. The series between the two points of pride for the Lions is tied all-time at 4-4-1. The Lions return to the Bayou State the following week to take on McNeese in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on October 15. The Lions are 1-1 all-time against the Cowboys. 

The first Division I conference game inside Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium comes on Homecoming weekend against Houston Baptist on October 22. The Lions are 1-0 all-time against the Huskies and the Lions host Incarnate Word on October 29. The two teams met three times between 2010-12, with the Cardinals winning all three meetings, and this is the first meeting in Commerce for the two teams since 2011. 

Northwestern State comes to East Texas on November 5 to conclude a three-game homestand. The Lions have ten wins and two ties against the Demons in 29 previous meetings dating back to 1926. 

The Lions close out the Southland Conference schedule on November 12 in Thibodaux, Louisiana, against Nicholls. It is the first meeting in program history against the Colonels. 

2022 A&M-COMMERCE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Times subject to change

Date Opponent Site Time
SEPT. 1 LINCOLN (CALIF.) COMMERCE 7 P.M.
Sept. 10 at Tennessee Tech Cookeville, Tenn. 6 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Sam Houston Huntsville 6 p.m.
SEPT. 24 NORTH AMERICAN COMMERCE 6 P.M.
Oct. 8 at Southeastern LouisianaSLC Hammond, La. 4 p.m.
Oct. 15 at McNeeseSLC Lake Charles, La. 7 p.m.
OCT. 22 HOUSTON BAPTISTSLC (HOMECOMING) COMMERCE 2 P.M.
OCT. 29 INCARNATE WORDSLC COMMERCE 2 P.M.
NOV. 5 NORTHWESTERN STATESLC COMMERCE 2 P.M.
Nov. 12 at NichollsSLC Thibodaux, La. 3 p.m.
NOV. 19 TENNESSEE STATE COMMERCE 2 P.M.

Ten Lions, Women’s Track & Field team earn academic honors from USTFCCCA.

NEW ORLEANS – Ten Texas A&M University-Commerce student-athletes from the track & field team have been named All-Academic Athletes by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The women’s track & field team is an All-Academic Team by the USTFCCCA. 

Ryan Amador (Jonesboro, Ark.), Delan Edwin (Castries, Saint Lucia), Justin Lewis (Lynn, Mass.), Connor Stockerl (The Woodlands), and Maxime Woirin (Lyon, France) earned the honor on the men’s side. At the same time, Danielle Nicholson (McKinney North), Candesha Scott (St. David, Grenada), Julia Seigerroth (Jonkoping, Sweden), Minna Svaerd (Karlstad, Sweden), and Iniuto Ukpong (Arlington – Mansfield Summit) received the honor on the women’s side. 

Below is the criteria to be named an NCAA Division II All-Academic Athlete.

  • Need is a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale through the end of the semester of competition. Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0]. Data must be certifiable by the institution’s registrar.
  • Must have completed at least 24 semester hours/36 quarter hours through the end of the semester of competition at the institution.
  • Transfer and graduate students are to include only grades earned at the current institution.
  • The student-athlete must have achieved an automatic or provisional qualifying mark (individual or relay event) for indoor or outdoor seasons.

Additionally, the women’s track & field team received the All-Academic team award for posting a team cumulative grade point average above 3.0.

Mariana Shostak to compete at World Athletics Championships

EUGENE, Ore. – Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s track & field student-athlete Mariana Shostak will represent her home country of Ukraine at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, at the historic Hayward Field on July 15-24. 

Shostak, a native of Lviv, Ukraine, is part of the six-athlete relay pool from Ukraine for the 4×400 meter relay. The preliminary race takes place at 5:10 pm Pacific Time on July 23, and the finals are set for 7:50 pm Pacific Time on July 24, the final event of the ten-day championships. 

Being held in the United States for the first time, they organized the World Athletics Championships by World Athletics, formerly the IAAF, and is the highest level of senior international outdoor track & field competition outside of the Olympics.  

Shostak had top-three finishes in the 4×400 meter relay at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships and the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships for the Lions this season. She also had the fastest time in the 400-meter dash among all women runners in Division II this season. 

Fans in the United States can watch the World Athletics Championships on the NBC Universal family of networks, with select events broadcasted on NBC. In addition, you can find live results by subscribing to World Athletics’ The Inside Track live results platform.