ODAC Fall Sportsmanship Teams Announced
January 8, 2015
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2014-15 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams in each of the fall sports sponsored by the conference. This marks the sixth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship. Seventy-five athletes were honored this season.
Hollins Tabs Lawson as New Volleyball Head Coach
January 6, 2015
Hollins University Acting Director of Athletics Bill Mannino is pleased to announce the hiring of Katherine Lawson to the position of head volleyball coach. Lawson is no stranger to the Hollins campus community as the newly appointed coach has worked in the Hollins admissions department since July of 2009.
Three Named Honorable Mention All-Americans by the AVCA
November 20, 2014
Randolph-Macon College outside hitter Courtney Lowers, Washington and Lee University middle Mackenzie Shand, and Randolph College outside hitter Jordan Templin lead the ODAC list of honorees from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The three were recognized as Honorable Mention All-Americans.
Generals Upended by Mount Union in NCAA Tournament
November 14, 2014
The Washington and Lee volleyball team lost to 12th-ranked Mount Union, 3-0, on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament at Wittenberg University. The Raiders (29-5) hit .292 with 48 kills on 106 attempts to beat the Generals (27-7), 25-21, 25-14, 25-22. W&L was held to a .147 hitting percentage with 28 kills on 102 attempts.
R-MC's Lowers, Rogers Lead ODAC Volleyball Awards
November 11, 2014
Randolph-Macon took home a pair of special honors to lead the 2014 All-ODAC Volleyball Awards. Yellow Jackets’ outside hitter Courtney Lowers was named the ODAC Player of the Year, while R-MC mentor Bill Rogers took home ODAC Coach of the Year accolades. Roanoke middle hitter Brooke Bostwick was tabbed the ODAC Rookie of the Year, while Washington and Lee setter Alex Kinzer earned the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Scholar-Athlete award.