The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2016-17 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams in each of the conference's 24 sponsored sports. The squads are comprised of a student-athlete selected by the coaches staffs of each team competing under the banner with all sports and schools fully represented.
Old Dominion Athletic Conference student-athletes set a record for the eighth straight season as 1,974 honorees comprise the 2016-17 ODAC All-Academic Team. Representatives from each of the conference's 17 member institutions -- 14 full-time and three associates -- pushed the squad's total over 1,000 for the 11th consecutive year.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) will welcome a new institution to its membership in a year’s time as the ODAC President’s Council confirmed the acceptance of Ferrum College as the league’s 15th full-time member. The Panthers will begin competition under the ODAC banner in the 2018-19 academic year.
Hampden-Sydney College announced today the appointment of Mr. Chad Eisele as director of athletics. Mr. Eisele's appointment follows a comprehensive, nationwide search led by a committee that included Hampden-Sydney coaches, members of the Faculty, and representatives from the Board of Trustees.
Guilford College men's golf coach Justin Tereshko won the 57th North Carolina Amateur Championship Sunday at the River Run Country Club. The Quakers' fourth-year mentor entered the Sunday's fourth and final round with a three-stroke lead over Lansdon Robbins and maintained the margin with a one-over 73 Sunday.
For the second straight year, Washington and Lee University and Eastern Mennonite University feature in the ODAC's highest scholar-athlete honors. Generals' women's tennis star Brooke Donnelly is joined by Royals' men's track & field and cross country standout Tyler Denlinger as the winners of the 2017 Marjorie Berkley and Harry G. "Doc" Jopson Scholar-Athlete Awards, as selected by the ODAC Board of Directors.
Bridgewater College women's golfer Christina Herbert and Virginia Wesleyan University softball pitcher Hanna Hull both earned nominations for the Division III Woman Athlete of the Year award as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) is pleased to announce that Virginia Wesleyan University freshman pitcher Hanna Hull has been named the 2017 winner of the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year award.
Virginia Wesleyan University has turned to an experienced head coach to lead its women's lacrosse program with the announcement of 2017 USA South Coach of the Year Kendyl Clarkson as the new Marlin mentor.
Homeruns and stellar pitching have Virginia Wesleyan softball just one win away from capturing the program’s first national title as the Marlins knocked off St. John Fisher College, 5-0, in the first of two scheduled games in the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament championship series.
It had been nearly a month since Courtney Wright toed the rubber in a game for Virginia Wesleyan softball. After 12 strong innings against reigning national champion Texas-Tyler, you would have never known.
Eighth-seeded Roanoke defeated fourth-seeded Concordia University Chicago 10-3 in an elimination game Sunday afternoon in game nine of the Division lll Championships. With the win, Roanoke advances to play No. 5 Washington & Jefferson at 5:30pm CDT/6:30pm EST Sunday evening in Appleton.