June 16, 2012
W&L Tabs Clancy to Women's Hoops Post
Washington and Lee University Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that following a national search, Christine Clancy has been promoted to head women's basketball coach and assistant professor of physical education. She takes over for Mandy King, who resigned after the 2011-12 campaign.
March 2, 2012
Centre Stops GC in NCAA Opening Round
Guilford College commanded a five-point lead at the break, but Centre used a 24-7 burst over 14 minutes of the second half to defeat the Quakers, 59-47, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament. GC finishes the season 22-7 after making its first national postseason appearance since 2002.
February 27, 2012
Guilford Headed to Centre for First Round
Guilford College will be the lone ODAC representative in the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament. The Quakers will head to Danville, Ky. for its first round matchup with the Colonels from Centre College. Also in the four-team pod is Washington University-St. Louis and Ferrum College. Play starts on Friday.
February 26, 2012
Guilford Wins ODAC Women's Hoops Title
Third-seeded Guilford held #1 Virginia Wesleyan to just 18-percent shooting as the Quakers topped the Marlins, 57-40, to win the 2012 ODAC Women's Basketball Tournament. The title is the 3rd for the GC women's hoops program and its first since the 2002 season. GC heads to the NCAA D-III Tournament.
February 25, 2012
VWC Advances To Championship Game
A layup by Washington and Lee's Katy Wilson was blocked as time expired and top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan held on for a 60-58 win over fifth-seeded W&L in the semifinals of the ODAC women's basketball tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
February 25, 2012
GC Advances to ODAC Championship
Gabby Oglesby and Jazlyn Gibbs both scored 16 points in Guilford College's 62-59 overtime win over Eastern Mennonite University in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament semifinals Saturday.
February 23, 2012
Marlins Shutdown Hornets in Quarterfinals
Top seeded Virginia Wesleyan held #8 Lynchburg to 30-percent shooting as the Marlins moved on to the semifinals with a 78-61 win over the Hornets in the first quarterfinal of the ODAC Women's Basketball Tournament. VWC moves on to face #5 Washington and Lee in the semifinals on Saturday.
February 23, 2012
Generals Outlasts R-MC in Quarters
The Washington and Lee women's basketball team shot 57.7 percent (15-26) in the second half to defeat Randolph-Macon, 78-69, in the ODAC quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
February 23, 2012
EMU Tops RC In Quarterfinals
Eastern Mennonite took over midway through the first half of the ODAC Quarterfinal game Thursday and came away with a 63-55 win over Roanoke. The Royals advance to the Semifinals and will play Saturday against either #3 Guilford or #6 Bridgewater at 3:00pm.
February 23, 2012
GC Advances To Semis With Win Over BC
Gabby Oglesby and Jazlyn Gibbs both scored 20 points in Guilford College's 78-63 victory over Bridgewater College in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament quarterfinal Thursday night at the Salem Civic Center.
February 22, 2012
GC's Oglesby Leads Women's Hoops Awards
GC's Gabby Oglesby headlines the All-ODAC Women’s Basketball Teams as she was tabbed the Player of the Year. VWC took home two major awards as Stephany Dunmyer was named Coach of the Year and Sarah Seipp earned Rookie of the Year accolades. W&L's Becca Bolton was selected as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
February 18, 2012
Women's Basketball Tourney Seeds Set
The final day of the regular season provided plenty of movement within the standings that resulted in three different ties within the ranks. Virginia Wesleyan and Eastern Mennonite finished deadlocked at 17-3 following Saturday's contest. The Marlins enter the tourney as the top seed thanks to its 2-0 record head-to-head with the Royals during the regular season.
February 16, 2012
ODAC Basketball in Regional Rankings
The NCAA Division III released its second week of regional rankings for basketball on Wednesday. The Old Dominion Athletic Confefence has three schools ranked in the men's South Region poll, while Virginia Wesleyan College is the sole ODAC representative on the women's side.
February 14, 2012
LC Women's Basketball Hosts SOVA
Lynchburg College and Special Olympics Virginia (SOVA) continued its long-existing partnership on Friday, Feb. 3, as the Hornets' women's basketball team played host to SOVA basketball programs from Campbell Country and Lynchburg (city). The two teams took in the crosstown matchup between LC and Randolph, and faced each other in a game at halftime.
February 13, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Feb. 13, 2012
The first baseball players of the week joined basketball and indoor track as the winter season begins to wind down. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b) Zander Tallman, W&L (MIT); Sarah Seipp, VWC (WBB); Malcolm Green, E&H (MBB); Bryan Melendez, EMU (BASE); Kori Penick, LC (WIT); Dan Nicoll, H-SC (BASE).
February 6, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Feb. 6, 2012
ODAC swimming teams are preparing for the upcoming ODAC Swimming Championships, leaving just four sports for weekly awards. Those earning honors this week include (picture l-r, t-b) Amy Smith, SU (WIT); Ralph Davis, LC (MIT); Stephanie Rheinheimer, EMU (WBB); Gabriel Lowder, GC (MBB).
January 30, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 30, 2012
The calendar is nearly set to turn to February, which means spring sports will join in the action soon. But those in winter sports continue to perform at a high level. Those earning weekly awards include (pictured l-r, t-b) Johnathan Smith, GC (MIT); Amy Smith, SU (WIT); Lizzy Buckley, R-MC (SWIM); Taylor Wieczorek, R-MC (WBB); Donald Vaughn, VWC (MBB).
January 23, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 23, 2012
ODAC athletes continued to perform at a high level through the 10th week of the winter season. Those earning weekly honors this week include (pictured: l-r, t-b) Jessica Mullen, BC (WBB); Andrew Simon, R-MC (MBB); Sarah Almond, R-MC (SWIM); Carmen Graves, RC (WIT); Greg Wilson, LC (MIT).
January 16, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 16, 2012
Swimming and indoor track rejoined men's and women's basketball as the ODAC winter campaigns returned to full strength. Those earning weekly honors are (pictured l-r, t-b): Carmen Graves, RC (WT); Zander Tallman, W&L (MT); Jocelyn Cassada, W&L (SW); Josh Pittman, GC (MB); Sarah Seipp, VWC (WB).
January 14, 2012
R-MC's LaHaye Notches 500th Career Win
Randolph-Macon College head coach Carroll LaHaye became just the 15th NCAA Division III women's basketball coach to record 500 victories as the Yellow Jackets topped Roanoke College, 82-70, in ODAC action on Friday night. Maroons' head coach Susan Dunagan is also a member of the 500-win club. R-MC's win marked the fourth straight over Roanoke.
January 9, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 9, 2012
Last week marked the first full seven days back on the hardwood for the ODAC men's and women's basketball programs. The rest of the conference sports have yet to return to action, leaving men's and women's hoops as the sports eligible for weekly awards. This week's players of the week are Guilford soph Gabby Oglesby and Va. Wesleyan senior Donald Vaughn.
January 2, 2012
ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 2, 2012
The 2011-12 ODAC athletic campaigns continue as the calendar flips to a new year. The holiday season left only a handful of men's and women's basketball games in which fans could indulge, but there were several top performances among them. This week's players of the week, covering action from 12/19 thru 1/2, are W&L's Meg Ingram and VWC's D.J. Woodmore.
December 7, 2011
Eagles' Willi Gets 300th Career Victory
Bridgewater mentor Jean Willi (pictured) became the fourth coach in ODAC women's hoops history to win 300 games in the Eagles' 80-63 win over Southern Virginia on Tuesday night. Willi, who got a career-best 34-point effort from Jessica Mullen (also pictured), joins RC's Susan Dunagan, R-MC's Carroll LaHaye and former E&H coach Joy Scruggs in the 300-plus win club.
December 5, 2011
ODAC Players of the Week: Dec 5, 2011
Indoor track opened its season at Liberty University over the weekend, giving us five sports in regular season action. This weeks Players of the Week include (from l-r, t-b) Janey Fugate, W&L (WITRK); Bianca Ygarza, EMU (WBB); Meredith Hardy, W&L (SWIM); Zander Tallman, W&L (MITRK); Colton Hunt, RAND (MBB).
November 29, 2011
ODAC Players of the Week: Nov. 29, 2011
The Thanksgiving break limited action throughout the past week in ODAC offerings, but those that did play showed very well on the hardwood. Lynchburg's Manny Hernandez put together a pair of 21 point games in helping the Hornets to a 2-0 week. Bridgewater's Jessica Mullen posted an ODAC-high 31 points with six steals in a win over LC.
November 23, 2011
ODAC Players of the Week: Nov. 23, 2011
The fall sports are in the books, but men's and women's basketball opened its schedule last week with ODAC student-athletes posting some solid outings on the hardwood. Swimming also continued its fall season with several meets. Those earning awards include (l-r) Sarah Almond, R-MC (SW); J.D. Ey, W&L (MBB); Kristen Blalock, VWC (WBB).
November 3, 2011
Women's Basketball Tabs R-MC Atop Poll
Randolph-Macon was picked to repeat as ODAC champion in the ODAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll, having earned nine first place votes on the way to 99 points. Guilford sits second with 79 tallies and one top nod, and Bridgewater and Washington and Lee tied for third with 72 points. The Generals received the remaining first place selection.