WISE, Va. – Notre Dame College traveled to Wise, Virginia on Saturday to take on the UVa-Wise Cavaliers. Karley Allen had a match-high 19 kills, while Veronica Sanchez finished with a match-high 21 assists and Brittni Altmann collected a match-high 10 digs to lead the Cavaliers to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-17) victory over the Falcons.
WISE - - Urbana University won the first two sets and held off a UVa-Wise rally to post a 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 25-19) Mountain East Conference win at the Prior Center on Friday.
WISE, Va. --The Office of Athletics invites alumni and fans to meet and talk with our student athletes and coaches, after enjoying some great athletic competition. In conjunction with athletic events, several "Meet the Highland Cavalier" events are scheduled throughout the academic year. Those in attendance can tour athletic facilities, receive autographs from players and coaches, and have a chance to win an autographed team jersey from each sport.
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - - The UVa-Wise volleyball team traveled to Bluefield, West Virginia on Tuesday to take on the Blues. Lindsey Tucker finished with a team-high seven kills, while Veronica Sanchez added 12 assists and Brittni Altmann collected a match-high 21 digs to lead the Cavalers to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-18) victory over Bluefield State College.
SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – The UVa-Wise women's golf team traveled to Sunset Beach, North Carolina to compete in the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate this week. Freshman Katie Brownschilde led the way for the Cavaliers, she finished 88th in the tournament with a two-day score of 178.
WISE - - Five UVa-Wise softball players have been named scholar athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Sarah Wiltshire, Christina Ziemba, Allyssa Zebrowski, Kristina Romualdo, Charity Lawson, and Rachel Hawks all were named to the team for the performance on the field and in the classroom.
PINEVILLE, Ky. – The UVa-Wise men's golf team traveled to Pineville, Kentucky to compete in the Bulldog Fall Invitational this week. The Cavaliers finished fourth with an overall score of 322. Junior Blake Blizard led UVa-Wise with a second place finish in the tournament with a score of 71. Day two of the event was cancelled due to rain.
Storylines – the Shepherd GameSaturday's game will feature two teams going on entirely different paths. Shepherd enters the game undefeated having defeated its opponent by an average of 34.8 points a game. The Rams enter ranked ninth in the latest AFCA Coaches Poll and have never lost a Mountain East Conference game. Known for its defense, Shepherd has lived up to its billing through the first half of 2014. In five games, opponents have scored just 42 points for an 8.4 points per game average. The two schools share three common opponents, Shepherd defeated those opponents by an average of 31 points while UVa-Wise was defeated by the opponents by an average of 14.3 points per contest.