• MOISIO LEADS UNCW AFTER FIRST DAY AT CENTRAL DISTRICT INVITATIONAL
  • YAKIMA CLIFTON AND SHANTEL BENNETT OF FAYETTEVILLE STATE EARN 2017 CIAA HONORS
  • Troost Named Big South Conference Come Ready Nutrition Freshman of the Week
  • UNC Pembroke: Track & Field Tops Three More School Records At Kent Taylor Invite
  • No. 8 OLE MISS SWEEPS SERIES AGAINST No. 6 ECU, 8-6

MOISIO LEADS UNCW AFTER FIRST DAY AT CENTRAL DISTRICT INVITATIONAL

PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida – Sophomore Ellinoora Moisio fired an eight-over par total of 152 as UNCW completed the first two rounds of the Central District Invitational hosted by Michigan State at the St. Lucie Trail Golf Club on Monday afternoon.   Led by Moisio, the Seahawks finished the day in 10th place with a two-round total of 623 (+47). Furman enters the final round as the team leader after…

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YAKIMA CLIFTON AND SHANTEL BENNETT OF FAYETTEVILLE STATE EARN 2017 CIAA HONORS

Charlotte, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has announced Fayetteville State University women’s basketball sophomore forward Yakima Clifton (Durham, NC) and freshman guard Shantel Bennett (Clayton, NC) as members of the 2017 All-CIAA and CIAA All-Rookie Teams, respectively. Selections were elected by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the Sports Information Directors Association. Clifton played in 23 and started 11 games during the regular season. She finished with…

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Troost Named Big South Conference Come Ready Nutrition Freshman of the Week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNC Asheville baseball true freshman Chris Troost has been named the first-ever Big South Conference’s Come Ready Nutrition Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. “Chris has been working hard on his approach at the plate since he got here,” said head coach Scott Friedholm. “This is a well-deserved honor and part of the credit should go to assistant coaches Jonathan Johnston and Chris Bresnahan for their tireless efforts working…

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UNC Pembroke: Track & Field Tops Three More School Records At Kent Taylor Invite

CHAPEL HILL – Freshman Silus Kipkoech broke a 40-year-old school record in the 5,000-meter run, Jeanna Cube broke her third school record in two weeks and the women’s distance medley team broke another record by more than eight seconds to highlight action for the UNC Pembroke track & field team on Sunday afternoon in Chapel Hill. Sunday’s performances at the Kent Taylor Invite – which served as the regular season…

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No. 8 OLE MISS SWEEPS SERIES AGAINST No. 6 ECU, 8-6

OXFORD, Miss. – Eighth-ranked Ole Miss scored six unanswered runs in the sixth and seventh innings to complete a three-game sweep of No. 6 East Carolina Sunday afternoon at Swayze Field. With the win the Rebels improve to 3-0, while the Pirates fall to 0-3 to start the season.   Ryan Rolison (1-0) picked up the win working one inning of relief where he allowed one run (earned) on one…

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Bulldogs Open Big South Play With Home Win Over Radford

ASHEVILLE, N.C.—The UNC Asheville men’s tennis team opened Big South Conference play with a 5-2 triumph over the Radford Highlanders Sunday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club. The Bulldogs started the afternoon off with some solid doubles performances. The No. 1 pairing of Henry Patten and Josh Swindler dropped only one game in their 6-1 triumph over Rodrigo Magalhaes and Robin Calais. The No. 2 seeded Majed Yousef and James Massie then claimed the doubles point with a 6-4 victory over Matko Varga and Janken Thoen. Play on court No….

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Baseball Defeats No. 4 South Carolina Behind Frisbee’s Dominating Start

COLUMBIA, S.C. – UNCG baseball used a spectacular start from sophomore Matt Frisbee (Candler, N.C./Enka) to defeat the No. 4 South Carolina Gamecocks, 1-0 in front of 8,017 people at South Carolina’s Founders Park Sunday afternoon. Frisbee, a Freshman All-SoCon selection last season, and a preseason All-SoCon second team selection this year, logged 7.0 shutout innings against the Gamecocks. The Spartans are now 1-2 on the season, while South Carolina…

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UNCG: Softball Sweeps Twin Billing on Opening Day of Battle at the Beach

CONWAY, S.C.- UNCG flexed its muscle Friday at the Battle at the Beach, pummeling Rider 19-1 in the opening game before earning a 4-1 victory over UMKC. The victories move the Spartans to 3-3 on the young season.   Kylie Bouplon (Wilson, N.C./Forsyth County Day) earned her first career win in the early game, tossing a one-hitter as UNCG blew out Rider. The freshman faced just one over the minimum,…

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Men’s Basketball 5th In Initial NCAA Region Ranking

INDIANAPOLIS – While still firmly engrossed in the race for the 2016-17 Peach Belt Conference regular season crown, the UNC Pembroke men’s basketball team made an appearance in the initial NCAA Southeast Region Ranking which has heavy influence on the eventual 64-team NCAA playoff field. The Braves (19-7) are one of four Peach Belt Conference teams included in the first region listing of the season. South Atlantic Conference-leading Queens (22-2) is…

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UNC Asheville Women’s Golf to Open Spring Campaign at Amelia Island Collegiate Preview

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNC Asheville women’s golf opens its spring season at the 2017 Amelia Island Collegiate in Fernandina Beach, Fla. The 54-hole event, which takes place Feb. 20-21, will be contested at the Amelia National Golf Club and feature a 17-team field, its largest since the event started in 2014. BULLDOG BITES ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT: The preview is a 54-hole tournament with 36 holes on Monday and 18 holes on Tuesday. ABOUT…

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