ODAC Fall and Winter Sportsmanship Teams Announced
April 10, 2014
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2013-14 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of the fall and winter sports sponsored by the conference. This marks the fifth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.
Salem's Carey Harveycutter Receives NABC Cliff Wells Appreciation Award
March 22, 2014
Carey Harveycutter, a lifelong resident of Salem, Va., and long-time director of civic facilities for the City of Salem, is the recipient of the 2014 NABC Cliff Wells Appreciation Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The award will be presented to Harveycutter during the 2014 NCAA® Men’s Division III Basketball Championships March 21-22 in Salem.
Virginia Wesleyan Falls to Mary Washington in NCAA MBB Sectionals
March 14, 2014
History continues to repeat itself for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team. The Marlins advanced to the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year and had its roll toward a berth in the final four halted by the host team. In 2011 it was a 79-73 loss at Williams College, in 2012 a 76-62 setback at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and in 2013 an 84-75 loss at Williams. This time around, it was the University of Mary Washington that came up with the big stop,...
Virginia Wesleyan Moves on with Win over Wesley College
March 8, 2014
DJ Woodmore (pictured) was a consistent offensive threat throughout Saturday's NCAA second round game against No. 10 Wesley College at the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Virginia Wesleyan College's All-American senior scored 28 points to lead the Marlins to a thrilling 79-74 victory over the Wolverines, but he shared the spotlight with teammates who came up with big plays when they counted the most. Their efforts helped Virginia Wesleyan to a win that sends the Marlins to the national...
Virginia Wesleyan Downs Johns Hopkins to Advance in NCAA Tournament
March 7, 2014
A team that appeared to be a little intimidated early in the game by a noisy overflow crowd and a talented opponent, turned into an intimidator in the second half. Johns Hopkins Blue Jays, champions of the Centennial Conference, fell behind early to the host Virginia Wesleyan Marlins on Friday, and trailed 40-24 at halftime. The Jays shook it off in the second half to challenge the Marlins, but VWC held its ground en route to an 84-72 victory in the first round NCAA Division III tournament.