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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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Game Day Central -- Cavs Travel to Face #9 Rams

October 7, 2014 - 6:04am

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. 
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Women's Tennis Wins Third Consecutive MEC Match

October 4, 2014 - 4:24pm

ATHENS, W.Va. - - UVa-Wise won its third consecutive Mountain East Conference women's tennis match on Saturday with a 9-0 victory at Concord.  Junetta Nuckles won her 10th straight singles match and improved to 5-0 in singles play against MEC opponents while Rose Bennett improved to 4-0 in MEC singles play with a 6-1, 6-0 win.
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Men's Cross Country Take 2nd Place at Hagan Stone Race

October 4, 2014 - 1:29pm

The Cavaliers put three among the top ten Division II finishers to claim 2nd place in the Division II group at the Hagan Stone Classic race.
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Women's Cross Country 2nd for Second Week in a Row

October 4, 2014 - 12:54pm

Improved results from the lower end of the team scoring order helped put the Cavalier women into another second place finish this season, this time in the Division II group at the Hagan Stone Classic race.
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Cavaliers Fall on Homecoming

October 4, 2014 - 12:21pm

WISE - - Visiting Notre Dame College outscored UVa-Wise 27-7 in the second quarter en route to a 41-10 win at Carl Smith Stadium on Saturday. The victory was the fifth consecutive on the road for the Falcons who accumulated 497 yards of total offense.
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Cavalier Volleyball Wins Second MEC Match of the Week

October 3, 2014 - 5:56pm

GLENVILLE, W.Va. - - UVa-Wise won its second Mountain East Conference match of the week with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-13) win over host Glenville State College on Friday. Erin Anderson led the Cavaliers by posting her second consecutive double digit kill performance as she led all players with 10.
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UVa-Wise Wins Fourth Consecutive Home Match

September 30, 2014 - 4:29pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise ran its home winning streak to four with a 3-2 (26-24, 18-25, 25-16, 17-25, 15-11) Mountain East Conference win over Concord University on Tuesday. Erin Anderson delivered a season-high 15 kills in the victory for UVa-Wise while Karley turned in a double-double with 24 kills and 17 digs.
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Men's Golf Finishes 11th in MEC Fall Classic

September 30, 2014 - 1:43pm

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The UVa-Wise men's golf team traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to compete in the MEC Fall Classic this week. The Cavaliers finished 11th with an overall score of 689 in the tournament. Freshman Cody Large led UVa-Wise with a 23rd place finish with a two-day score of 164.  West Liberty University took home the title with a team score of 615.
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Shaquon Wilkins Named MEC Runner of the Week

September 30, 2014 - 9:23am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - For the second time in as many seasons Shaquon Wilkins took home the individual title at the 6K men's cross country meet hosted by the University of Charleston last Saturday. The sophomore was recognized for his accomplishment on Tuesday by the Mountain East Conference by being named Runner of the Week.
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Game Day Central -- Cavs Welcome Falcons for Homecoming 2014

September 30, 2014 - 6:29am

Storylines – the Notre Dame GameBoth teams enter the game coming off a loss.  UVa-Wise was defeated 49-15 by NCAA FCS Wofford last week while Notre Dame lost its first game of the season 28-14 to the University of Charleston. The schools share three common opponents in Charleston, Urbana, and West Virginia Wesleyan. The visiting Falcons posted a 2-1 mark against the three schools and outscored the trio 89-85.  The Cavaliers went 0-3 against the three schools and were outscored 87-34.  The game will feature two of the premier receivers in the Mountain East Conference as Notre Dame's Mitchell Shegos leads the league in receptions with 28 and receiving yards at 361. UVa-Wise's Terrence Younger enters the contest with 24 catches and 300 receiving yards.  Last year, Notre Dame won a shootout in South Euclid, Ohio as the Falcons scored 59 points and totatled 418 yards of total offense and scored on their first five possessions of the game. Saturday's game will begin a stretch of playing home every other week for the Cavaliers. UVa-Wise does not play back-to-back home games at all in 2014
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Women's Tennis Wins Again

September 28, 2014 - 9:39am

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Playing back-to-back days did not seem to bother the UVa-Wise women's tennis team as they took a 7-2 Mountain East Conference victory over Shepherd University on Sunday.  After today's play the Cavaliers improve to 5-5 overall and 3-2 in MEC action.
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Cavalier Women Defeat the Fighting Falcons 8-1

September 27, 2014 - 6:26pm

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Visiting UVa-Wise (4-6, 2-2 MEC) claimed an 8-1 Mountain East Conference women's tennis win over Fairmont State University (2-5, 1-3 MEC) in Fairmont, West Virginia on Saturday.  
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James Cousins' Big Night Spoiled by Wofford

September 27, 2014 - 6:02pm

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - - Host Wofford College used a 21-point first quarter and held off a third quarter rally by UVa-Wise to post a 49-15 victory at Gibbs Stadium Saturday night.  The NCAA FCS Terriers ran the ball 44 times for 267 yards but, the Cavaliers limited Lorenzo Long to 14 yards. Long had entered the game as Wofford's leading rusher.
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Men's Cross Country Win Close Race

September 27, 2014 - 12:50pm

The UVa Wise men held off a solid challenge by host Charleston, WV to win first place in today's 6k race.
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Women's Cross Country Hang on to 2nd Place

September 27, 2014 - 12:28pm

The UVa Wise women fought hard for second place behind Charleston, WV over a rolling 6K course.
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West Liberty "Digs" Its Way to 3-0 Win Over UVa-Wise

September 26, 2014 - 5:17pm

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – Host West Liberty collected 73 total digs and took advantage of 17 UVa-Wise hitting errors en route to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-20) Mountain East Conference win on Friday. The victory was the third consecutive to start the MEC season for the Hilltoppers.
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Doc Robyn Visits with UVa-Wise Student-Athletes and Staff

September 26, 2014 - 10:22am

WISE - - UVa-Wise athletics was excited to welcome Dr. Robyn Odegaard to campus last week for a series of workshops with student-athletes, coaches, and staff. Doc Robyn is an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, author and executive coach. She is the founder of Champion Performance Development and author of Stop the Drama! The Ultimate Guide to Female Teams and The Ultimate Guide to Handling Every Disagreement Every Time. 
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Game Day Central -- Cavs Travel to Face Wofford on Saturday

September 24, 2014 - 10:38am

September 27, 2014 in Spartanburg, South Carolina at 7:00 p.m.Online Web Stream: Radio: 92.1 WDIC - FMTalent: Shanghai Nickels (Play by Play) and Darrell-Dingus Ely (Color)
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