DAVIS, Reg. – University of Lynchburg’s “Hornet Midnight Madness” is back again, alerting the official start of the women’s basketball season, which will be Friday Oct.18, at the historic Turner Gymnasium.
The event will be the start of alumni weekend, in which fans and alumni will make their way back to campus for the whole weekend, as the University of Lynchburg women’s soccer team will host Roanoke, and the men’s team will host Eastern Mennonite Saturday, Oct. 19, the following day for homecoming. It will be three full days of demonstrating school spirit!
The No. 20 nationally ranked University of Lynchburg field hockey team won their fifth straight match on Sat., Oct. 12 against Shenandoah University in overtime by a score of 2 to 1. In all five of these past matchups, the goals have been decided by less than two goals.
The University of Lynchburg swim club made a transition into a varsity team and started a long journey toward success this semester.
At the beginning of that journey, some of their fellow teams hopped on Twitter to celebrate. The first team to do so was the Lynchburg Women’s Basketball team in response to a tweet that the swim team sent out about the first day of their season.
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On Saturday, Sept. 21, the University of Lynchburg Lady Hornets Equestrian team went head-to-head against Fresno State University in their Inaugural National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) meet. Unfortunately, the Lady Hornets were defeated by Fresno State University by a score of 2 to 6. Second-year senior equestrian team member Taylor Herzog received points in both flat and fences.
Although the team did not get the result that it wanted, this event marked a historic step in the program as this was their first time officially competing in the NCEA according to Lynchburg Sports.
This past week, the University of Lynchburg Men’s and Women’s Swim Team began their first ever week of varsity-level practices. On Monday, they began bright and early at 7:00 a.m. in the Wake Field House ready to lift with the help of the University’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Edward Smith, according to second year swimmer Alexis Fabilla. Fabilla said that the theme for this year for the entire team is all about creating traditions for the program and creating expectations for the swimmers to live and grow by. Fittingly, she finished by insisting, “Tradition starts now!”