• Lynchburg's NCAA Run Closes in Field Hockey Quarterfinals
    November 17, 2019
    The University of Lynchburg field hockey team's dream postseason run came to an end Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of No. 3 Salisbury.
  • Shenandoah Wins ECAC Field Hockey Championship
    November 17, 2019
    Shenandoah University won its first-ever ECAC Championship Sunday with a 3-2 overtime victory over host Lebanon Valley in the Division III Field Hockey Tournament.
  • Lynchburg Upends Rowan, Heads to NCAA Quarterfinals
    November 16, 2019
    Emily Dudley's 13th-minute goal held up, and University of Lynchburg's field hockey team downed No. 8 Rowan, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament to advance to the national quarterfinals for the first time since the 2012 season.
  • NCAA Field Hockey | Lynchburg Advances to Second Round
    November 13, 2019
    The 16th-ranked University of Lynchburg field hockey team overcame an early deficit to earn a 2-1 victory over No. 12 Centre in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament.
  • Lynchburg's Lerro, Shenandoah's Morande Headline All-ODAC Field Hockey Awards
    November 12, 2019
    FOREST, Va. --- Two-time defending ODAC champion University of Lynchburg earned a league-best seven all-conference laurels in addition to three special individual honors to lead the 2019 All-ODAC Field Hockey Awards. Lynchburg forward Jackie Lerro took home the reminted ODAC Offensive Player of the Year, while Shenandoah University goalkeeper Isabella Morande is the inaugural recipient of the ODAC Defensive Player of the Year award. Lynchburg mentor Enza Steele collected her second straight ODAC Coach of the Year accolade, while Washington and Lee University midfielder Kaily Fitzgerald received ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition. Lynchburg goalkeeper Laurel Nicks earned the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year award from the league's sports information directors.
  • NCAA BRACKET | Lynchburg Heads to Centre for First Round Play
    November 10, 2019
    Nationally 18th-ranked University of Lynchburg, fresh off winning its 20th ODAC field hockey title, learned of its bracket position in the upcoming NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament on Sunday evening. The Hornets open at Centre College as the ODAC's lone representative in the field.
  • Lynchburg Wins 20th ODAC Field Hockey Title
    November 09, 2019
    If you're wondering, Enza Steele has the answer: Winning never gets old."No way!" University of Lynchburg's hall-of-fame field hockey coach said Saturday after her program's 20th Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship -- and she has been at the helm for all of them -- a 2-0 win over Shenandoah on Shellenberger Field.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    November 04, 2019
    One championship is in the books, another tournament has started, and three other fall regular seasons have concluded and await their postseason events as we release the last weekly report of the fall season. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Katie Brookman from Randolph-Macon field hockey, Amber Matalus from Virginia Wesleyan women's volleyball, Michael Lyons from Lynchburg men's soccer, Gabby Nelson from R-MC women's soccer, and Kimberly Large and Connor Kinkema from Roanoke swimming.
  • ODAC Field Hockey Tournament | 6-Team Field Set
    November 02, 2019
    For the second year running, the University of Lynchburg went thru the conference's field hockey slate without a loss as the nationally 19th-ranked Hornets own the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Field Hockey Tournament. Competition was not lacking, however, as Lynchburg posted two one-goal victories including an overtime thriller against second-seeded Shenandoah. Both squads earn byes thru the quarterfinals for the second time in as many years. Lynchburg, which has not lost to a conference opponent since November 4, 2017, when Washington and Lee posted a 2-1 overtime result in that season's league title game, will serve as the host for the conference's semifinal and championship weekend in the tournament's six-team structure.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 28, 2019
    We're down to the final week of the fall regular season, with ODAC athletes and teams peaking at the right time as they vie for positioning in the upcoming ODAC postseason tournaments and championships. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Alexia Wolfe from Randolph-Macon women's volleyball, Emilee Wooten from Roanoke field hockey, Luke Mega from Lynchburg men's soccer, Mia Meinhardt from Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer, and Ali MacQueen and Steve Warren from Washington and Lee swimming.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 21, 2019
    Game-winning goals, upset victories, big plays...this week had it all as ODAC athletes continue to produce at extremely high levels. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Tina Eucker from Guilford women's volleyball, Kelsey Jones from Shenandoah field hockey, Thomas White and Catherine Haufe from Bridgewater soccer, and Emily Hageboeck and Danny Lynch from Washington and Lee swimming.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 14, 2019
    Just a few weeks remain in the regular season for ODAC fall sports. The athletes certainly have that on their radars with their strong performances as evidence. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Maria Teresa Ambrogi-Torres from Randolph-Macon field hockey, Grace Parker from R-MC women's volleyball, Abibi Osman from Lynchburg men's soccer, Emily Yergin from Shenandoah women's soccer, and Caroline Baber and Patrick Sullivan from Washington and Lee swimming.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 07, 2019
    ODAC standings are starting to take shape as we're thru the sixth week of the fall campaign, just past the midway point. Conference athletes continue to perform at high levels. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Emily Dudley from Lynchburg field hockey, Sydney Koch from Randolph-Macon volleyball, Jacob Mann from Hampden-Sydney men's soccer, Sarah Barnes from Lynchburg women's soccer, Carolyn O'Halloran from Guilford women's swimming, and Anis Yahi from Greensboro men's swimming.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    September 30, 2019
    The first week of swimming is in the books, joining ODAC fall sports in this week's reports. Most sports are a few games into their league slates by now as the calendar turns to October. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball include (headshots; from top and left-right) Jackie Lerro from Lynchburg field hockey, Linsey Bailey from Roanoke women's volleyball, Kyle Gallagher from Lynchburg men's soccer, Sara Bane from Randolph women's soccer, and Alyssa Reed and Kevin Bennett from Lynchburg swimming.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 23, 2019
    ODAC teams and athletes are hitting their mid-season stride as schedules dive deeper into conference play. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball include (from left-right) Brynne Gould from Washington and Lee women's volleyball, Caleb Oakes from Eastern Mennonite men's soccer, Sophia Roche' from W&L women's soccer, and Lauren Heffron from Roanoke field hockey.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 16, 2019
    Week three started to see the first spatterings of conference play dot league schedules. Regardless of opponent, ODAC student-athletes continued to perform at a high level. Those earning weekly honors in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball include (from left-right) Taylor Hayes from Shenandoah field hockey, Luke Mega from Lynchburg men's soccer, Casey Raggett from Ferrum women's soccer, and Rachel Gaston from Bridgewater women's volleyball.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Football, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 09, 2019
    We're thru the first full week of competition of the 2019-20 athletic campaigns, with ODAC athletes showing they've been ready and waiting for this for a long time. Those earning weekly honors in football, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball include (headshots; top-bottom, left-right) Jarrod Denham from Bridgewater football, Emily Dudley from Lynchburg field hockey, Courtney Berry from Washington and Lee women's volleyball, Chase Rosenthal from BC football, and Penny Senior and Gabby Nelson from Randolph-Macon men's and women's soccer.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Week 01
    September 03, 2019
    The first report of the 2019 season is ready with six ODAC Athletes of the Week. Those earning weekly honors include (headshots; top-bottom, left-right) Megan Stevens from Shenandoah field hockey, Brynne Gould from Washington and Lee volleyball, Skyler Lattuca from Virginia Wesleyan men's cross country, Jacqueline Clardy-Josephs from Randolph women's cross country, Emily Yergin from SU women's soccer, and Ricky Aguilar from Guilford men's soccer.
  • Lynchburg's Steele to be Inducted into NFHCA Hall of Fame
    August 27, 2019
    Field hockey has been her life, so it was only a matter of time. But earlier this summer, Enza Steele got the call. University of Lynchburg's legendary field hockey coach will be inducted into the National Field Hockey Coaches Association's Hall of Fame.
  • ODAC Field Hockey Poll | Lynchburg Back on Top
    August 23, 2019
    Conference coaches left no question about the favored team in this season's ODAC Field Hockey Preseason Poll. Reigning champion University of Lynchburg collected eight first place votes on the way to a chart-topping 64 points. Shenandoah University made it 1-2 Hornets with 53 markers to sit second, while Washington and Lee University is close in third at 50 tallies including the remaining first place consideration.
  • Lynchburg Falls to Rowan in NCAA Field Hockey Sectionals
    November 10, 2018
    The University of Lynchburg field hockey team's season came to a close Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament with a 1-0 loss at third-ranked Rowan.
  • Hornets Score Three Second Half Goals to Advance in NCAA Tournament
    November 07, 2018
    The University of Lynchburg scored three times in the second half to erase a 1-0 halftime deficit and post a 3-1 victory over Denison University in the first round of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament.
  • Lynchburg Headlines All-ODAC Field Hockey Awards
    November 05, 2018
    ODAC champion University of Lynchburg earned a league-high six all-conference honors plus two special individual awards to lead the 2018 All-ODAC Field Hockey Awards. For the second time in her career, Nikki Simpao earned ODAC Player of the Year honors while Lynchburg mentor Enza Steele took home ODAC Coach of the Year Laurels. Shenandoah University collected the remaining special individual awards. Midfielder Kelsey Jones received ODAC Rookie of the Year accolades, while defender Morgan Payne was named the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete in a vote of the league's sports information directors.
  • Lynchburg Selected to Host NCAA Field Hockey First Round Game
    November 04, 2018
    The University of Lynchburg returned to the top of the ODAC field hockey ladder this past weekend, claiming the program's first title since 2014 and earning a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The 19-time conference champions learned of their placement in the field on Sunday evening.
  • Lynchburg Hoists Record 19th ODAC Field Hockey Trophy
    November 03, 2018
    Top-seeded University of Lynchburg scored early and often on Saturday evening as five of Lynchburg's seven goals came in the opening 31-plus minutes on the way to a 7-2 victory over second-seeded Shenandoah University in the ODAC Field Hockey Tournament championship game.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 9
    October 29, 2018
    All fall sports save for football have concluded regular season play and enter or continue their ODAC tournaments this coming week. As such, this will be the final weekly reporting for several sports. Those earning ODAC weekly honors include (pictured from top-left): James Mishoe from Guilford men's golf, Liza Lewis from Randolph-Macon women's golf, Louis Lambert from GC men's golf, Jillian Barnard from Roanoke women's soccer, Patrick Sullivan from Washington and Lee men's swimming, Maria Vinson from Roanoke women's swimming, Brian Mann from Ferrum football, Nikki Simpao from Lynchburg field hockey, Bryce Smith from GC football, Rachel Gaston from Bridgewater volleyball, and Dylan Ritch from W&L men's soccer.
  • Field Set for ODAC Field Hockey Tournament
    October 27, 2018
    The University of Lynchburg sprinted unscathed thru the ODAC regular season, winning each league game by at least two goals on the way to an 8-0 record and the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Field Hockey Tournament. The Hornets, who have won nine straight contests, last earned top-billing in 2016.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 8
    October 22, 2018
    The fall seasons are coming to a close with cross country already in the books with field hockey, men's soccer, women's soccer, and volleyball all closing their regular schedules this week. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Amanda Kelley from Bridgewater women's golf, James Mishoe from Guilford men's golf, Hunter Taylor from Emory & Henry football, Allison Webb from Washington and Lee volleyball, Tyler Redmond from E&H football, Bailey Kratz from BC women's soccer, Dylan Ritch from W&L men's soccer, Hannah Freibert from W&L women's swimming, Danny Lynch from W&L men's swimming, and Nikki Simpao from Lynchburg field hockey.
  • Lynchburg's Lerro Named National Player of the Week
    October 17, 2018
    GILBERT, Ariz. --- University of Lynchburg sophomore forward Jackie Lerro added to her weekly awards haul as she was named the Division III Offensive Player of the Week by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Tuesday afternoon.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 7
    October 15, 2018
    Swimming joins the ranks for this version of the ODAC weekly release, while fall sports are left with just two weeks remaining in regular season play. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Caitlin Mertens from Lynchburg women's soccer, Jamie Hiegel from Bridgewater men's cross country, Kaitlyn Johnson from LYN women's cross country, Alec Cobb from Hampden-Sydney football, Jackie Lerro from LYN field hockey, Will Corry from Washington and Lee football, Rachel Gaston from BC volleyball, Alex Nelson from Randolph-Macon men's golf, Laurie Jones from W&L women's golf, Alex Fernandez from R-MC men's golf, Emily Hageboeck from W&L women's swimming, Patrick Sullivan from W&L men's swimming, and Austin Kues from LYN men's soccer.
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