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.
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.
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.
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.