Mark Your Calendar, Lady Hornets Set to Tip Off the Season at Midnight Madness!


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!

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Lynchburg Swimming Dives Back Into Competition

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Chris Jennings ~ Guest Writer

Lynchburg, Va— Swimming has returned to the Lynchburg athletics and will host their first meet in over 40 years. 

The original Lynchburg swim team competed between 1950-1971. 

The Lynchburg Swim team will host ODAC team, Bridgewater, and non-conference rival, Mary Washington, Friday night at the Liberty Natatorium at 6:00 p.m.

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Lynchburg Teams Congratulate the New Varsity Swim Team

Pete Deaver ~ Guest Writer

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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Club Sports Are Family

 

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Club sports athletes sit around the LOVE sign in the middle of the Dell in Aug. 2019.  Picture retrieved from the Lynchburg Club Sports Website

Caitlin Dorsch ~ Copy Desk Chief

Students are given an outlet to play sports that they are interested in or love through the club sport opportunities at the University of Lynchburg.  For students who are seeking a way to relieve stress or to just have fun being active, club sports is a great path to try!   Continue reading “Club Sports Are Family”

UofL Equestrian Begins Their Quest

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Caitlin Dorsch ~ Copy Desk Chief

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.

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U of L Swimming Starts Gearing Up for Their First Meet

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Caitlin Dorsch ~ Copy Desk Chief

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!”

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