• R-MC's Nelson, W&L's Roche' Named Women's Soccer All-Americans
    December 06, 2019
    Two ODAC standouts earned recognition in the final set of awards announced by the United Soccer Coaches (USC) on Thursday night. Randolph-Macon forward Gabby Nelson and Washington and Lee defender Emily Roche' earned Second Team All-America laurels.
  • Three Earn AFCA All-American Honors
    December 04, 2019
    Three ODAC standouts earned recognition in the final set of awards announced by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Wednesday. Bridgewater linebacker Re'Shaun Myers and Ferrum offensive lineman Jordan Patti earned First Team All-America laurels, while Shenandoah offensive lineman Daniel Small collected Second Team All-America recognition.
  • H-SC's Strong Named to Academic All-America Second Team
    December 03, 2019
    Hampden-Sydney College senior defender Eli Strong/Windermere, FL has been named to the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Men's Soccer Second Team.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Basketball
    December 02, 2019
    Thanksgiving week may have limited the number of sports in action to basketball and the amount of games in play, but that certainly didn't keep ODAC athletes from lighting up the scoreboard. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball are Peyton Williams from Emory & Henry and Christopher Chaney from Shenandoah.
  • ODAC SAAC Conducts Successful Food Drive
    December 02, 2019
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) united during the fall semester to help local organizations by conducting food drives on the campuses of each member institution. The ODAC’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) organized the conference-wide food drive as its first of two community service initiatives in 2019-20.
  • Bridgewater's Scroggins, Myers Headline All-ODAC Football Awards
    November 26, 2019
    Bridgewater College collected a league-best 18 all-conference awards and earned four of the five special individual honors to highlight the 2019 All-ODAC Football Awards. Eagles' quarterback Jay Scroggins earned the J. Stokeley Fulton Offensive Player of the Year award, while linebacker Re'Shaun Myers earned a second straight Lou Wacker Defensive Player of the Year honor. Bridgewater mentor Mike Clark earned ODAC Coach of the Year laurels from his peers, while Eagles' receiver Viante Tucker collected ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition. Washington and Lee University offensive tackle Sean Clark earned ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year accolades for the league's sports information directors.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Basketball, Swimming
    November 25, 2019
    The holiday season is fast approaching, but don't tell ODAC athletes a lull in play is looming as they continue to post several impressive outings. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball and men's and women's swimming include (headshots; from top and left-right) Buzz Anthony from Randolph-Macon men's basketball, Sydney McKinney from Emory & Henry women's basketball, and Emily Hageboeck and Patrick Sullivan from Washington and Lee swimming.
  • No. 11 W&L falls in OT, 2-1, to No. 5 Tufts in Sweet 16
    November 23, 2019
    The No. 11 Washington and Lee men's soccer team saw its 2019 season come to an end in the Sweet 16 with a 2-1 overtime loss to No. 5 Tufts on Saturday evening.
  • ODAC Qualifiers Compete at NCAA Cross Country Championships
    November 23, 2019
    The ODAC's contingent of 11 runners put together a solid day of competition at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning.
  • Estes Directs R-MC Past Apprentice in Inaugural Neptune Bowl
    November 23, 2019
    Senior quarterback Burke Estes (Wilmington, N.C./New Hanover) completed 11 of 15 passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Randolph-Macon football team past The Apprentice School 35-3 on Saturday afternoon in the inaugural Neptune Bowl.
  • Momentum Shift on Ground Spurs DVU's Comeback in NCAA First Round
    November 23, 2019
    The #20/21 Bridgewater College football team held a two-score lead late in the third quarter, but #9 Delaware Valley rallied late to eliminate the Eagles 30-22 in NCAA tournament action.
  • ODAC Announces Cross Country Honors on Eve of NCAA Championships
    November 22, 2019
    With the NCAA Division III Championships set to kick into action on Saturday, the ODAC is proud to announce its annual All-ODAC Cross Country Special Awards in the vote the league's head coaches following the regional championship. Washington and Lee University standout Sara Stephenson not only earned ODAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Year laurels, but the Generals sophomore also claimed ODAC Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Year honors. University of Lynchburg sophomore Max Sparks was tabbed the ODAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Year, while Washington and Lee first-year Connor Verrett collected ODAC Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Year recognition. Both ODAC coaches of the year don Generals' colors as W&L women's mentor Michael Dager and men's coach Brandon Spalding took home the honors. This is the third straight season they have swept the two awards. The ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurances Scholar-Athletes --- Bridgewater College senior Calista Ariel and Lynchburg senior Shawn Gmurek --- were announced along with the All-ODAC First and Second Teams following the ODAC Championships hosted by Roanoke College at Green Hill Park in Salem, Va., earlier this month. Those honors are posted below.
  • ODAC Fall SAAC Meeting | Jen Fry Talks
    November 22, 2019
    Jen Fry from Jen Fry Talks, LLC, joined the ODAC SAAC fall meeting and led an engaging discussion about social justice, anti-racism, and inclusion.
  • Five Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America
    November 19, 2019
    Five ODAC standouts earned recognition in the final set of awards announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday. Bridgewater outside Rachel Gaston along with Randolph-Macon middle Sydney Koch, Virginia Wesleyan middle Amber Matalus, and Washington and Lee middle Courtney Berry and outside Brynne Gould earned selection to the Division III Honorable Mention All-America squad.
  • University of Lynchburg Names Alison Morrison-Shetlar as its Next President
    November 18, 2019
    The University of Lynchburg has appointed Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar as its 11th president. Her term will begin in July 2020 after the retirement of Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, who has served Lynchburg as president since 2001.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Basketball, Swimming
    November 18, 2019
    Several outstanding performances highlighted a strong week of competition in ODAC winter sports as the regular slates continue to progress towards the holiday season. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball and men's and women's swimming include (headshots; from top and left-right) Peyton Williams from Emory & Henry women's basketball, Tharon Suggs from Lynchburg men's basketball, and Danny Lynch and Caroline Baber from Washington and Lee swimming.
  • Generals Recover from Two Goals Down to Advance in NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
    November 17, 2019
    The No. 11 Washington and Lee men's soccer team overcame a two-goal, first-half deficit to defeat Gettysburg, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32.