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Cavalier Women Look to Knock off Bobcats Wednesday

UVa-Wise Sports - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:38am


Scoring continues to be an issue for UVa-Wise. The Cavaliers have scored just 46 points in their last five quarters of play, including 41 in the team's most recent loss to the University of Charleston. In the loss, UVa-Wise shot just 23.1 percent from the field and 8.3 percent from the 3-point line. The poor shooting was made even more frustrating by the team's ability to rebound the basketball. The Cavs picked up 21 offensive rebounds in the game which led to 65 field goal attempts; by contrast, the Golden Eagles attempted just 49 shots in the game as UVa-Wise grabbed 11 more offensive rebounds.  Rebounding has been a strength for Elise Clyburn's team all season. Entering play Wednesday, UVa-Wise is winning the battle of the boards by 2.9 rebounds per game. Sophomore Cynita Webb leads the team and ranks fourth in the Mountain East Conference at 10.1 reobunds per game.  The strong rebounding effort has also spurred the Cavs' defensive effort. Opponents are scoring 70.4 points per game against UVa-Wise while shooting just 39.6 percent from the floor. The scoring defense ranks second in the league while the field goal percentage defense is third in the conference. Junior point guard Adalmaryz Rivera - Gomez had one of the stronger offensive games of her career against Charleston when she and Webb led the team in scoring with 10 points each. Junior Alle Moore added a game-high 11 rebounds in the loss. UVa-Wise has never lost to West Virginia Wesleyan in women's basketball, the Cavs are 8-0 all-time against the Bobcats and won two meetings last year by an average margin of 13.5 points.
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BCM lunch

UVa-Wise Calendar - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:00am

Come join the BCM for free, home-cooked lunch every Monday. For more information contact Ahliyah Gavin at acg4r@uvawise.edu.

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Men’s Basketball vs University of Charleston

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Men’s Basketball vs University of Charleston Wise, Va.
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Cavalier Men Drop Conference Home Opener Against Charleston, 78-75

UVa-Wise Sports - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 2:27pm


WISE - - UVa-Wise dropped its first conference game of the season to the University of Charleston on Saturday afternoon, 78-75, inside the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The Cavaliers (4-5, 3-1 MEC) shot just 24-for-65 (36.9 percent) from the field while the Golden Eagles (6-3, 2-2 MEC) went 27-for-61 (44.3 percent) from the floor.
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Women’s Basketball vs University of Charleston

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 2:00pm

Women’s Basketball vs University of Charleston Wise, Va.
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Cold Shooting Cavs Drop 54-41 Decision to Golden Eagles

UVa-Wise Sports - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:22pm


WISE - - Visiting University of Charleston limited UVa-Wise to 23.1 percent shooting while going 13-for-15 from the charity stripe to improve to 4-0 in Mountain East Conference play with a 54-41 women's basketball victory at the Prior Center Saturday.
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Tapestry of Carols

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:30pm

The UVa-Wise choirs will perform with Central, Eastside, & Union High School choirs.  This is a cultural activity credit event.

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MCA weekly meeting

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:30pm

Multicultural Alliance meets every week in the private dining room in the Smith Dining Commons; all students are welcome. For more information contact Ahliyah Gavin at acg4r@uvawise.edu.

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Cavs Host Charleston in Conference Home Opener

UVa-Wise Sports - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:10pm


About UVa-Wise Fresh off of a thrilling 83-81 buzzer-beating victory on the road against West Virginia State University, the Cavalier men return to the David J. Prior Convocation Center to host the University of Charleston. A battle ensued inside the Walker Convocation Center on Wednesday night with a last second floater by sophomore forward Tajh Eason sealing the win for the Cavaliers, improving to 3-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2002-2003 season.
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MEC Co-Leader Visits Prior Center Saturday

UVa-Wise Sports - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:44am


In search of its first league win of the season, Elise Clyburn's team will play its first MEC game inside the Prior Center after three conference games on the road to begin the season. Putting the ball in the basket has been an issue for UVa-Wise through the first six games. The Cavaliers are averaging a league worst 61.5 points per game while also ranking last in turnover margin at -7.67 per game. UVa-Wise is averaging 24.3 turnovers per game while shooting 34.3 percent from the field. The good news for UVa-Wise is that they are returning home. Clyburn's squad won its only home game of the season, 83-80 over No. 24 Lincoln Memorial University on Nov. 15. Getting to the free throw line has been a strength of a team. UVa-Wise has shot a league-high 160 free throws, including 44 in its win over LMU. Sophomore Cynita Webb continues to be a force on the interior for the team. The Virginia Beach, Va. native has 10 or more rebounds in five of her team's six games while having turned in a pair of double-doubles. Webb is shooting 50 percent from the field while adding 9.3 points per game. Freshman Hanna Oliver is the team's leading scorer behind 43.2 percent shooting from the 3-point line. Oliver averages 11.8 points per game and has made at least three 3-pointers in five of her first six collegiate games. Her 43.2 percent shooting from beyond the arc ranks fourth in the conference while her 19 made 3-pointers is second in the conference.
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Webb and Badmus Named November Cavaliers of the Month

UVa-Wise Sports - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:47am


WISE - - Sophomore women's basketball forward Cynita Webb and redshirt senior men's basketball forward Taiwo Badmus have been named Cavaliers of the Month for the Month of November.
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Truck-In Thursday at Alumni Hall

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:00am

This Week’s Food Truck is:

The Morning Star Trolley

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Meet at Alumni Hall on Thursdays for fun, food and friendship.

We will feature a different food truck each week.

Follow us on Facebook @UVaWiseAlumni for more information.

All food trucks gladly accept cash or credit.

 

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Volleyball Signs Two for 2018

UVa-Wise Sports - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:13am


WISE - - Head Coach Kristen Salyer announced the addition of two players to her 2018 volleyball roster at UVa-Wise Thursday. Altavista, Va. native Kelsey Green comes to the college after a stellar career for the Altavista Colonels as an outside hitter while Abby Byington joins the team after a successful career at Dobyns – Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tenn.
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Men’s Basketball at West Virginia State University

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 7:30pm

Men’s Basketball at West Virginia State University Institute, WV
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Cavalier Men Beat the Yellow Jackets at the Buzzer, 83-81

UVa-Wise Sports - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 6:12pm


INSTITUTE, W.Va. - - A last second floater by sophomore forward Tajh Eason gave the Cavaliers an electrifying 83-81 win over West Virginia State University. The win places UVa-Wise at 3-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2002-2003 season.
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Women’s Basketball at West Virginia State University

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:30pm

Women’s Basketball at West Virginia State University Institute, W.Va.
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Cavalier Women Falter in Second Half in Loss to Yellow Jackets

UVa-Wise Sports - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:06pm


INSTITUTE, W.Va. - - West Virginia State closed Wednesday's game on a 34-13 scoring run to overcome a two-point halftime deficit en route to a 74-51 Mountain East Conference women's basketball over UVa-Wise at the Doris and Walter Johnson Arena.
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“‘The Yanks are Coming’: Evaluating the American Expeditionary Force in the Great War”

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:00pm

Undergraduate research presentation by Christopher Fritze, approved for cultural activity credit

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Heritage Hall Career Fair

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:00am

Looking for a new career?  Need a guaranteed paycheck before Christmas?  Join us as we host the Heritage Hall Career Fair on November, 29th from 10am-3pm in the Prior Center.

  • On the spot interviews
  • Drug testing
  • Onboarding paperwork complete day of career fair

Anyone with experience in the fields of CNAs, nurses, dietary needs, and housekeeping!

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Bible Study

UVa-Wise Calendar - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:00pm

Bible Study at the BCM open to all. For more information contact Aliyah Gavin at acg4r@uvawise.edu

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