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1-2-3-4-5.Cavalier Volleyball Wins Again.

October 20, 2014 - 4:47pm
MILLIGAN, Tenn. - - UVa-Wise won its fifth consecutive match with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-22) victory over Milligan College at the Steve Lacy Fieldhouse on Monday.  Recent Mountain East Conference Player of the Week honoree Karley Allen led all players with 15 kills while teammate Brittni Altmann collected a match-high 14 digs in the win. 
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Karley Allen Named MEC Player of the Week

October 20, 2014 - 10:02am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- UVa-Wise's Karley Allen has been named Mountain East Conference Player of the Week after helping the Cavs to a 3-0 record last week. 
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Cavs Come up Short as Team Honors Brayden Altmann

October 18, 2014 - 11:32am

WISE - - Glenville State jumped out to a 28-7 halftime lead and never trailed en route to a 35-9 Mountain East Conference win over UVa-Wise at Carl Smith Stadium on Saturday.  The game opened with Brayden Altmann serving as an honorary captain, a young man with close ties to the College who was recently injured. 
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Volleyball Wins Fourth Consecutive Match At Home

October 18, 2014 - 9:24am

WISE, Va. – UVa-Wise won its fourth consecutive match on Saturday with a 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 20-25, 25-20) victory over the University of Charleston at the Prior Center. Karley Allen posted a match-high 23 kills, while collecting 22 digs.
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Volleyball Wins Third Consecutive Match

October 17, 2014 - 5:52pm

WISE - -  UVa-Wise won its third consecutive match on Friday with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-18) victory over West Virginia State at the Prior Center.  Karley Allen posted a double-double in the win with 13 kills and 12 digs to lead the Cavaliers.
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Cavs Fall In First Round Of MEC Tournment

October 17, 2014 - 5:01pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The fall portion of the UVa-Wise women's tennis season came to a close on Friday when West Virginia Wesleyan posted a 5-1 victory over the Cavaliers in the opening round of the Mountain East Conference Tournament.
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Women's Tennis Begins MEC Tournament Play Friday

October 16, 2014 - 3:39pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise freshman Daria Tyschenko was named First-Team All-MEC by the league's coaches on Thursday. The Ukraine native won five singles, including four of her last five, while also teaming to win five doubles matches in her first collegiate season. 
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Blake Blizard Finishes Sixth at MEC Championship

October 15, 2014 - 12:48pm

NEWARK, Ohio - - Concord University won its second consecutive Mountain East Conference men's golf crown on Wednesday. The Mountain Lions finished with a team score 937, 14 shots better than second place West Liberty University.  UVa-Wise finished in 10th, led by Blake Blizard who finished the tournament with a three-day total of 234 to finish in sixth place as an individual. 
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Back to .500. Cavs Breeze by Panthers

October 14, 2014 - 3:24pm

RICHMOND, Va. - - UVa-Wise improved its record to 9-9 on Tuesday with a 3-0 (25-5, 25-18, 25-25-19) road victory over Virginia Union.  The Cavaliers posted an impressive .349 hitting percentage in the match as the visitors tallied 36 kills against just seven errors in completing the season sweep over the Panthers.
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Women's Golf Finishes Eighth at MEC Championship

October 14, 2014 - 1:09pm

DANIELS, W.Va. – The UVa-Wise women's golf team traveled to Daniels, West Virgina to compete in the MEC Championship this week. The Cavaliers finished eighth in the conference championship with an overall three-day score of 1171. Makenzie Cluesman led for UVa-Wise and finished 19th with an overall three-day score of 270. Notre Dame College took home the title with a team score of 1006.
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Gameday Central - - Cavs Host Pioneers on Saturday

October 14, 2014 - 8:06am

Storylines – The Glenville State GameA late second touchdown by Glenville State gave the school its biggest win of the season last week, a 33-30 win over the University of Charleston. Prior to the victory, the Pioneers had lost four of their first five games to start the season.  Glenville State ranks second in the Mountain East Conference in rushing at 214.5 rushing yards per game and first in average yards per carry at 5.2.  Despite their success on the ground,  the Pioneers turned to the air attack in the win over the Golden Eagles. Quarterback Sean Steele connected on 22 of 39 pass attempts for 323 yards and two touchdown passes in the victory. Coach David Hutchinson's club was picked to finish fourth in the MEC by a preseason poll voted on by the league's coaches.
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Cavs Fall To The Golden Eagles

October 11, 2014 - 4:22pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - - The UVa-Wise women's tennis team traveled to Charleston, West Virginia Saturday to take on the University of Charleston. The Golden Eagles (5-2, 5-2 MEC) did not lose a set against the Cavaliers (6-7, 4-3 MEC) in posting the 9-0 win.
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#9 Shepherd Blanks UVa-Wise

October 11, 2014 - 12:19pm

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - - Shepherd University entered Saturday's Mountain East Conference game ranked ninth in the latest NCAA Division II AFCA Poll and coach Monte Cater's team lived up to its billing with a 51-0 win over UVa-Wise at Ram Stadium. The shutout was the second of the season for the Rams as the Cavaliers mustered just 107 yards of total offense against the top ranked defensive unit in the nation. 
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Balanced Effort Leads Cavs To Victory

October 11, 2014 - 11:25am

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. 
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Cavs Falter 3-1 to Urbana

October 10, 2014 - 2:05pm

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. 
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Meet The Cavaliers

October 9, 2014 - 10:59am

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.
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Cavaliers Run Past Lady Blues 3-0

October 7, 2014 - 4:23pm

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.
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Women's Golfers Compete at Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate

October 7, 2014 - 12:17pm

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.
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Five Softball Players Earn Scholar Athlete Accolades

October 7, 2014 - 9:52am

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.
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Blake Blizard Finishes Second in Bulldog Fall Invitational

October 7, 2014 - 9:38am

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.
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