ATHENS, W.Va. - - The UVa-Wise volleyball traveled to Athens, West Virginia on Tuesday for MEC action against Concord University. The Mountain Lions took advantage of 26 attack errors to defeat the Cavaliers 3-0 (26, 24, 26-24, 27-25).
WISE - - In game two of the Red Vs. Gray Fall Baseball World Series, the visiting Gray Team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning and held the Red Team scoreless with a strong team pitching performance to win 2-0.
WISE--In the bottom of the seventh inning with the bases loaded and two outs, freshman Matt Wright drove in freshman Brett Yates to give the Gray Team a 5-4 walk off victory in the Red and Gray World Series on Thursday.
The UVa Wise women finished 4th of 5 teams at the Wingate Bulldog Stampede. Regionally ranked Wingate easily gained 1st place, followed in 2nd by a very strong Mount Olive team.
UVa Wise men's cross country finished 4th out of 5 teams at the Wingate Bulldog Stampede. Nationally ranked Mount Olive cruised easily to first place, followed by host Wingate.
INSTITUTE, W.Va. - - A third quarter pick six by Nehemiah Jones proved to be the difference on Saturday as UVa-Wise scored a 16-13 Mountain East Conference win over West Virginia State. The victorious Cavaliers rushed for a season-high 279 yards in the victory led by freshman Carlton Griffith's 30 carry 111 yard performance.
WISE, Va. – The number 11 ranked Wheeling Jesuit volleyball team traveled to Wise, Virginia on Friday to take on UVa-Wise. The Cardinals posted a 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-8) victory over the Cavaliers in Mountain East Conference action. Haley Kindall finished with a match-high 13 kills, while Andrea Thobe finished with a match-high 38 assists and Makenzie Ripley collected 20 digs for the Cardinals (26-3, 11-0 MEC).
BRISTOL, Tenn. - - Host King University posted a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-17) victory over UVa-Wise in non-conference volleyball action on Wednesday. The victorious Tornado were led by Summer Kremer who posted a double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs while teammate Olivia Underwood tallied 32 assists.
Storylines – The West Virginia State GameUVa-Wise won its first ever Mountain East Conference game against West Virginia State in Wise, a year ago. The Cavaliers entered that contest winless at 0-7. Coach Dewey Lusk's squad will look to repeat last year's performance on Saturday as the team once again faces the Yellow Jackets in search of the first win of the season. West Virginia State enters on a two-game losing streak.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.