ODAC Basketball Tournament News

February 25, 2018
The #4 Emory & Henry Men's Basketball Team (22-6) made history Sunday afternoon, winning its first-ever Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship by a 72-70 score over second-seeded Roanoke College (20-8).

February 25, 2018
Junior Jayla Wade (Newport News, Va. / Heritage) made a baseline drive to break a 68-68 tie with 24 seconds remaining in the game to propel Randolph-Macon to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship in Salem, Va. on Sunday afternoon. It is R-MC's ninth ODAC Tournament Championship and first since 2014. It also avenged an earlier loss to the Wasps 84-77 on February 3 in Crenshaw Gym.

MEN'S BASKETBALL
February 23, 2018
Roanoke College forward Josh Freund and Randolph-Macon College mentor Josh Merkel headline the 2018 All-ODAC Men's Basketball Awards, announced by the ODAC on Friday morning. Freund was named the Kurt Axe Memorial Player of the Year, while Merkel received Bob Johnson Coach of the Year honors. Bridgewater College guard Dimetri Chambers was tabbed the ODAC Rookie of the Year, while Washington and Lee University forward Nicholas George earned ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors in a vote of the league's sports information directors.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
February 22, 2018
Randolph-Macon College center Kelly Williams and Emory & Henry College head coach Anne Crutchfield headline the 2018 All-ODAC Women's Basketball Awards, announced by the ODAC on Thursday morning. Williams was named the ODAC Player of the Year, while Crutchfield received ODAC Coach of the Year honors. Washington and Lee University garnered the remaining two laurels with guard Katie Popp earning ODAC Rookie of the Year distinction and fellow backcourt mate Emily Perszyk featuring as the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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