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Bryce Varner Earns All-MEC Honorable Mention as Men's Golf Wraps up Season

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 3:19pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - - Host University of Charleston shot a 301 to claim the Mountain East Conference Spring Classic hosted by Berry Hills Country Club Tuesday. The Golden Eagles' Justin Westveer took home medalist honors in the event. Davis Abher's UVa-Wise Cavaliers finished seventh in the event with a team of score of 328. Due to inclement weather, the tournament was shortened to one day.
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Baseball Splits with Glenville State, Wins Series

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 3:02pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise built a 4-0 lead and held on for a 4-3 win over Glenville State College in game two of a doubleheader Tuesday to take three of four games from the Pioneers in a series that began Friday. Glenville State used a five-run seventh inning to take the opener 10-3 for its only win in the four-game series.
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Softball Doubleheader Against Concord Postponed

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:30am

WISE - - Due to field conditions, the UVa-Wise softball games scheduled for today against Concord University have been postponed. The doubleheader has been pushed back to tomorrow, April 11, with games times slated for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Cavalier Field.
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Taylor Brandts Earns MEC Pitcher of the Week Award

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:40am

BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. - - UVa-Wise softball senior pitcher Taylor Brandts has earned the Mountain East Conference Pitcher of the Week award. This is the third time this season Brandts has won the award. The league office made the announcement Monday afternoon.
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Baseball to Wrap Up Series with Glenville State Tuesday

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 2:22pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise will conclude its baseball series with Glenville State Tuesday when the Pioneers return to Stallard Field to complete the four-game series. UVa-Wise won the opening two games of the series by scores of 3-1 and 7-6 Friday before inclement weather moved into the Wise area over the weekend.
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Lacrosse Falls Short in Comeback Bid, Young Harris 15 UVa-Wise 13

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:46am

WISE - - Young Harris built a three-goal lead with eight minutes to play and held off a late rally to knock off UVa-Wise 15-13 in non-conference women's lacrosse action at Carl Smith Stadium Saturday afternoon.
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UVa-Wise Splits a Pair of Games with Wheeling Jesuit

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:25pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise softball returned to action Friday afternoon as the Cavaliers split a pair of games with the Cardinals of Wheeling Jesuit. The Cavs took game one with a 6-0 shutout and dropped game two, 3-2.
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Baseball Sweeps Glenville State, Runs League Mark to 9-5

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:13pm

WISE - - Sophomore Greg Duncan pitched a complete game three-hitter in UVa-Wise's 3-1 win in the opener before junior Kellen Larkin recorded a pair of outs with the bases loaded to propel the Cavaliers to a 7-6 win in the finale as Hank Banner's club swept Glenville State College at Stallard Field Friday.
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Taylor Brandts Pitches No-Hitter, Cavs Earn Doubleheader Sweep of West Liberty

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:32pm

WISE - - Senior Taylor Brandts pitched the third no-hitter of her career as the right-hander allowed just three base runners while striking out 12 in UVa-Wise's 5-0 win over West Liberty in game one of a doubleheader. The King George, Va. native came back in game two to fire two innings of shutout relief to earn her third save of the season as the Cavaliers claimed the sweep with a 7-5 victory.
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Weather Alters Weekend Baseball Schedule

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:51am

WISE - - Due to forecasted weather, UVa-Wise's weekend baseball schedule has been altered. The Cavaliers' four-game series with Glenville State has been moved to Friday – Saturday. First pitch Friday is slated for 1 p.m. with the start time to be determined based on weather.
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UVa-Wise Softball Schedule Change

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:15am

WISE - - Due to weather, the UVa-Wise softball schedule for this week has been altered. The Cavaliers' doubleheader scheduled for today against Concord University has been canceled and rescheduled for Sunday, April 8 with game times slated for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
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Cavs Battle but Fall Short at Mars Hill

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:22pm

MARS HILL, N.C.  - -  A late comeback bid came up short for the UVa-Wise baseball team Tuesday afternoon as the team dropped a 12-8 decision to host Mars Hill. The Cavaliers had the tying run at the plate in the ninth with nobody out but, a hard line drive off the bat of Jordon Turner turned into the first triple play the program has hit into in the last 30 years, allowing the Lions to claim the non-conference victory.
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Cavs Sweep Weekly MEC Lacrosse Awards

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:03pm

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - UVa-Wise's dominance of the weekly Mountain East Conference women's lacrosse awards continued Monday as the Cavaliers swept the weekly awards. Junior Kristin Gobbi claimed the Offensive Player of the Week award after netting four goals in a 17-12 win over Lincoln Memorial University. Meanwhile, junior McKayla Grasham took home the Defensive Player of the Week honor after scoring three goals, scooping five groundballs and tallying three caused turnovers in the win over the Railsplitters.
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Softball Splits a Pair of Games with Golden Eagles

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:05pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise softball split a pair of games with the University of Charleston Saturday afternoon. In a nine inning game one, the Cavaliers fell 4-3 and rallied in game two for a 4-0 shutout of the Golden Eagles.
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Cavs Ride Young Arms to Sweep of First Place Shepherd

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 3:18pm

WISE - - The old baseball adage "good pitching stops good hitting" was never truer than on Saturday as UVa-Wise hurlers Greg Duncan and RJ Vanvickle tossed complete games as the Cavaliers swept Mountain East Conference Northern Division leader Shepherd University. Duncan struck out a career-high seven hitters as the sophomore aided his team to a 3-1 win in the opener before freshman Vanvickle surrendered just three hits in a 6-2 win in the series finale.
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Men's Tennis Falls to Hilltoppers

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:55pm

WISE - - Men's tennis fell 6-3 to West Liberty University Saturday afternoon in the Cavaliers' first match of the season at the Jim and Betty Humphrey's Tennis Complex.  Ethan Herron had a win at No. 1 doubles alongside senior Andrii Rutynytskyi and added a victory at No. 4 singles. Chris Armistead earned another Cavalier win at No. 3 singles.
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Cavs Drop Doubleheader to Fighting Falcons

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 6:06pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise dropped a pair of games to Fairmont State University Friday afternoon. The Fighting Falcons won game one 16-0 before a 12-run seventh inning gave the visitors a 14-7 win in the finale.
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Taiwo Badmus, Michal Seals Earn VaSID All-State Honors

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:57am

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - - UVa-Wise men's basketball senior forward Taiwo Badmus and sophomore point guard Michal Seals have earned Virginia Sports Information Director (VaSID) All-State honors. Badmus and Seals were both named to the All-State Second Team. The VaSID announced the 2017-18 College Division All-State Men's Basketball Teams Friday morning.
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Jamie Cluesman Named Head Women's Basketball Coach

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 6:35am

WISE - - The University of Virginia's College at Wise announced Jamie Cluesman as the school's new head women's basketball coach Friday. Cluesman coached the last four seasons at Shepherd University, where she served as an assistant coach for the Rams. She becomes the 17th coach in program history, since the College became a four year institution.
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UVa-Wise Tennis Faces Salem International University

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 5:39pm

WISE - - Men's tennis was swept, 9-0, while women's tennis earned a 6-3 victory against Salem International University Thursday evening.
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