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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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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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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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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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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Pirates Begin Quest For American Athletic Conference Title

HOUSTON — For the third year in a row, East Carolina defeated the field in the men’s 800-yard freestyle relay to lead the Pirates into first-place after the first day of the 2017 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at the Campus & Wellness Recreation Center Natatorium on the campus of the University of Houston.   The Pirates’ foursome of Fran Krznaric, Grega Popovic, John Myhre and Blaz Demsar…

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Swimming Opens CCSA Championships with Record-Breaking Performance

ATHENS, Ga. – The UNC Asheville swimming team posted solid performances on the opening day of the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Swimming and Diving Championships. The evening was highlighted by the 800 Free Relay breaking the school record by more than three seconds and featured several strong performances from individuals. The Bulldogs are currently seventh with 98 points. BULLDOG BITES SCHOOL RECORD 800 FREE RELAY: Morgan Rulevich (1:52.00), Alejandra Sanchez Garcia (1:52.69), Adee Weller (1:52.32) and Skylar…

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Derek Brunson Loses Controversial Decision To Anderson Silva

The co-headliner of the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn N.Y. featuredWilmington, North Carolina native Derek Brunson facing MMA legend Anderson “The Spider”Silva. Brunson took the fight against the former UFC Middleweight Champion on three weeks notice and put on a very competitive three-round performance. The statistics from the bout showed that Brunson took down Silva twice and out landed him 118-54 in total strikes. Many fans…

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Catamount Men’s Golf Finishes 10th at Pro Compression Invitational

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. – The Western Carolina men’s golf team concluded play at its spring-opening tournament on Tuesday, coming home 10th overall at the Pro Compression Invitational hosted by the University of San Diego at the par-72, 6,947-yard The Farms Golf Club. Catamount junior Bright Julamool paced the squad with a season-best finish, placing amidst a tie for 18th overall with a score of 6-over par, 222.   Play…

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Walters Tabbed As Peach Belt Conference Player Of The Week

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A 13-for-17 (.765) performance at the dish and her second-career no-hitter in the circle has propelled UNC Pembroke softball senior Abbey Walters to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Player of the Week honor for the week of Feb. 6-12, the league office announced Tuesday. It’s the first such honor for Walters in her second season as a Brave and the 13th instance of a Black & Gold…

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