Womens BBall Win their Second Straight

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The UofL Women’s basketball team defeated Eastern Mennonite University on Saturday, Feb. 09 by a score of 68 to 61.  This marks their second straight win, and the thirteenth win in total this season. Moreover, this win was the team’s eleventh Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win of the season. Since reaching the end of the regular season, the Lady Hornets have just two more ODAC matches to play until the ODAC tournament begins.  As a result of this win, the Lady Hornets have been granted a coveted spot in the tournament.

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U of L Women’s Lacrosse

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After losing to Randolph-Macon College in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) semifinals in May 2018, the women’s lacrosse team is out for revenge.  Overall, the Lady Hornets finished the season at a respectable nine wins, eight losses (with six wins, two losses in the conference).

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Softball begins 2019 Season

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After a strong Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) performance last year and a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia, the Lynchburg softball is prepared to start another stellar season. This past off-season, they have worked tirelessly on and off of the field in order to create authentic relationships with one another and to fine-tune their performance.

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UofL Indoor Track & Field’s Strong Season

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From Friday, January 18 to Saturday, January 19, the University of Lynchburg Indoor Track & Field squad continued their quest to receive an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship at the VMI Keydet Invitational in Lexington, Virginia.  This event had athletes in all divisions of collegiate play competing against each other and was the second invitational that the team has competed in this season (2018-19).

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UofL Women’s Basketball

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Team listens to Head Coach Abby Pyzik Smith during a water break in the game against Averett University on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Photo retrieved from Lynchburg Sports Website. 

On Sunday, December 2,  the University of Lynchburg women’s basketball team defeated Shenandoah University by a score of 74 to 62.  This win marks their second Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win and their third team win overall.

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Lynchburg Men’s Basketball Starting Strong

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Members of the Lynchburg Mens Basketball team cheering on their other teammates in the game against Ferrum College. Photo taken by Taylor Herzog and retrieved from the Lynchburg Sports Website.

On Sunday, November 25, the University of Lynchburg’s Men’s Basketball team overwhelmed Eastern Mennonite University by a score of 87 to 72.  This is the team’s fifth straight win of the season. Their win streak began in their home opener on Thursday, November 8, against Ferrum College by a score of 75 to 57.  Next, the team defeated St. Mary’s College (Md.) in a nail-biter by a score of 83 to 80 on Sunday, November 11. Then, at the start of our Thanksgiving Break, the team defeated Randolph College by a score of 60 to 48 on Saturday, November 17.  That particular win was huge as it marked the beginning of the 2018 Old Dominion Athletic Conference regular season.

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Cross Country Players Going to Nationals

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Sophomore Kaitlyn Johnson running in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regionals on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Photo retrieved from Lynchburg Sports Website 

The University of Lynchburg men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the 2018 NCAA Division III South/Southeast Region Championships last weekend.  The men’s team placed sixth and the women’s team placed seventh overall. Three runners, freshman Max Sparks, senior Tristan Lucy-Speidel, and sophomore Kaitlyn Johnson had fast enough to qualify for the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championships, which will be held on Saturday, November 17 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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