The latter end of the ODAC's alphabet features in the final recognition bestowed by the conference this year as Virginia Wesleyan University and Washington and Lee University are home to the 2018-19 Marjorie Berkley and Harry G. "Doc" Jopson Scholar-Athlete Award winners. Marlins women's basketball playmaker Jayla Harris earned the Berkley Award, while Generals cross country and track & field runner Hank Patrick received the Jopson Award following a vote of the conference's Board of Directors.
For the third straight season, the softball player of the year calls an ODAC school home. University of Lynchburg first baseman Mackenzie Chitwood earned Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III Player of the Year honors as announced by the NFCA on Friday afternoon. The award is an addition to the First Team All-America nod she received from the organization earlier this month.
His tweet about it contained seven exclamation points. Davonta Womack's text-based celebration was a reaction to the fact that the Bridgewater senior had just become "the fastest man in NCAA Division III" after winning the men's 100-meter dash on the final day of the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Davonta Womack went record hunting and both he and Jamie Hiegel earned All-American honors as the Bridgewater duo highlights performances by ODAC athletes thru the first two days of the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The season-ending meet concludes on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Randolph-Macon saw its historic softball season come to a close on Friday afternoon in their second contest of the national championship series in the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Tournament hosted by the University of Texas at Tyler at Suddenlink Field in Tyler, Texas.
The final standings for the ODAC Commissioner's Cups presented by Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance have a familiar feel, not just in which schools top the table but in the manner in which they appear. Washington and Lee University filled its arms with all three cups for the fourth straight season, commanding relatively sizable margins in each race. Randolph-Macon College and the University of Lynchburg placed second and third, respectively, in each chart, setting records for points along the way.
For the 10th time in conference history and first time since 2015, ODAC member school representation at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships will feature 10 or more student-athletes when competition kicks off on Thursday, May 23. The championships span three days with the University of Mount Union and the Great Cleveland Sports Commission serving as hosts at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
The Shenandoah University baseball team earned its first regional championship since 2010 with a 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon at the Union Regional over Kean (N.J.). The Hornets (35-13) advance to next week's Super Regional versus Johns Hopkins thanks to the Sunday sweep over Kean (31-16). An official announcement as to the location of next week's best-of-three series with the Blue Jays is expected to be announced by the NCAA on Monday.
Shenandoah University forced the 'if' game Sunday at the Union Regional of the NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament with a 6-4, 10-inning victory over host Kean. Shenandoah (34-13) now faces the Cougars (31-15) in a winner-take-all championship with a 4:15 start.
The Shenandoah University baseball team has advanced to the championship of the Union Regional with a 7-1 victory over Westfield (Mass.) State Saturday night. Shenandoah (33-13) faces host Kean University on Sunday at noon in the first of what could be two games against the Cougars. The Hornets need to sweep Kean in order to advance to next week's Super Regional.
Randolph-Macon is headed to Texas next weekend as the Yellow Jackets won twice on Saturday over host Christopher Newport University to claimed the NCAA Softball Super Regional Championship at Newport News. R-MC posted a 4-3 victory in eight innings in the first game of the day, and then used the same scoreline to secure a second victory in the winner-take-all final contest of the best-of-three series.
University of Lynchburg's softball team fell twice Saturday afternoon to No. 18 Emory University, 9-5 and 10-8, as the Eagles captured the NCAA Division III Lynchburg, Virginia Super Regional championship and clinched one of eight berths to the national championships next week in Tyler, Texas.
Eighth-ranked Wesleyan (Conn.) scored the final five goals of the game to defeat the second-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team, 13-7, on Saturday in the NCAA Regional Semifinals at Gettysburg College.
Randolph-Macon junior Shelby Hill (Mechanicsville, Va. / St. Margaret's) singled over the Christopher Newport second baseman, bringing in senior Candace Whittemore (Montpelier, Va. / Patrick Henry) in extra innings to tie the NCAA Tournament Super Regional series at 1-1. The two teams will battle it out in a deciding game three later this afternoon.
The Shenandoah University baseball team continued its run in the 2019 NCAA Tournament with a 9-2 victory Saturday afternoon over Ithaca (N.Y.). Shenandoah (32-13) advances to Saturday night's 7 p.m. elimination contest versus the loser of the Kean/Westfield (Mass.) State game with the victory of over the Bombers (31-9).