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Gameday Central - - Cavs Host Pioneers on Saturday

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:06

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

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 16:22

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

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:19

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

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 11:25

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

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:05

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

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:59

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

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:23

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

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:17

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

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:52

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

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:38

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

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 06:04

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

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 16:24

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

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 13:29

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

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:54

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

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:21

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

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 17:56

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

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:29

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

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:43

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

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:23

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

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:29

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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