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.
Bridgewater junior Amber Celen registered her third career event victory and took home three All-American awards to lead a strong showing from the ODAC's contingent of nine competing athletes at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. The SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, served as the host venue with conference stars turning in nine total All-American performances from May 25-27.
Virginia Wesleyan lefty Hanna Hull became the ODAC single-season wins leader on Saturday afternoon as she recorded her 31st victory of the season with a 6-0 shutout of Illinois Wesleyan. The win advances the Marlins to a rematch with Texas-Tyler, which VWU needs to defeat twice to reached the best-of-three matchup with a yet to be determined team for a shot to hoist the national trophy.
First-year midfielder Alexandria Fitzpatrick scored with 4.7 seconds remaining in the first half of the second overtime, as The College of New Jersey, the nation's top-ranked team, defeated the second-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team, 5-4, on Saturday at Kerr Stadium in the NCAA Semifinals.