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Cavs Start Slow, Can't Recover in MEC Tournament Loss

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 7:37pm

WHEELING, W.Va. - - Shepherd University scored the opening five goals and never looked back in posting a 17-6 win over UVa-Wise in the semifinals of the 2017 Mountain East Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament at Bishop Schmitt Field Friday afternoon.
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Cavalier Softball Picks up 1-0 Win in MEC Tournament First Round

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 2:49pm

SALEM, Va. – UVa-Wise softball defeated No. 3 North Division seed Notre Dame College 1-0 in the opening round of the 2017 Mountain East Conference Tournament Friday afternoon at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Virginia
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Six Softball Players Named to All-Mountain East Conference Teams

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:12pm

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The UVa-Wise softball team landed six players on the 2017 All-Mountain East Conference teams Thursday afternoon with the league's annual awards announcement
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Softball Holds Steady at No. 7 in NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Rankings

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:09pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the second straight week UVa-Wise softball is ranked No. 7 in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region with the third release of the regional rankings Wednesday afternoon
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Reilly and French Highlight Women's Lacrosse Award Winners

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:28am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - After a program record 12 wins during the regular season, the women's lacrosse program at UVa-Wise received a plethora of individual honors when the Mountain East Conference announced its all-conference teams Wednesday. Junior goalie Melanie Reilly was named Defensive Player of the Year while freshman attacker Jesse French took home Freshman of the Year accolades. Junior midfielder Hannah Marshall was named First-Team All-MEC for the third consecutive year to join defender Lauren Donahue and Reilly as Cavaliers named to the unit.
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Taylor Brandts and Nate Thompson Named April Cavaliers of the Month

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:55pm

WISE, Va. – Cavalier softball junior right-handed pitcher Taylor Brandts and UVa-Wise baseball freshman utility player Nate Thompson earned Female and Male Cavalier of the Month honors, respectively, for the month of April
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Emily Henneberry Named MEC Offensive Player of the Week

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:38am

WISE - - UVa-Wise sophomore Emily Henneberry has been named Offensive Player of the Week by the Mountain East Conference for her performance in a pair of lacrosse victories last week. The Chesterfield, Va. product tallied nine points during the week, including a career-high eight in her team's 19-8 win over West Virginia Wesleyan on Friday.
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UVa-Wise Earns No. 2 South Seed in 2017 Mountain East Conference Softball Tournament

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:23pm

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The UVa-Wise softball team has earned the No. 2 South seed in next weekend's 2017 Mountain East Conference Softball Tournament as seeding and pairings for the postseason tournament were announced by the league office Sunday night
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Softball Extends Win Streak to 10 with Sweep of Glenville State College

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:13pm

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – The UVa-Wise softball team extended its winning streak to 10 games Sunday afternoon by earning a doubleheader road sweep of Glenville State College
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Women's Lacrosse Earns No. 2 Seed in MEC Tournament, Begins Title Pursuit Friday

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:48pm

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - Seeds and game times for the 2017 Mountain East Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament were announced by the league office Sunday afternoon. Regular season champion Wheeling Jesuit University will host the tournament after posting a perfect 5-0 league record in regular season play.
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Hatmaker's Gutty Performance Keeps UVa-Wise Alive for MEC Tournament Berth

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:26pm

WISE - - Senior Nathan Hatmaker fired 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball to combined with freshman Greg Duncan on an eight hit shutout as UVa-Wise claimed an 8-0 win in game two to earn a doubleheader split with visiting West Virginia Wesleyan at Stallard Field Sunday afternoon. The split wrapped up a four game series that saw each school win a pair of games. The Bobcats overcame a five-run deficit to win game one 8-6.
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Cavs Win Fourth Consecutive Game, Knock off Shepherd in Regular Season Finale

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 3:40pm

WISE - - UVa-Wise won its fourth consecutive game and locked up the No. 2 seed in next week's Mountain East Conference Tournament with a come-from-behind 11-8 women's lacrosse victory over visiting Shepherd University at Carl Smith Stadium Saturday. Junior Annie Hanson and sophomore Kristin Gobbi scored two goals each for the Cavaliers while goalie Melanie Reilly registered 10 saves in the regular season finale.
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Wise County Natives Branham and Thompson Have Big Days in DH Split

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 3:14pm

WISE - - Freshman right-hander Nate Thompson hurled a complete game four-hitter and fellow freshman Matthew Branham smacked a three-run homer as UVa-Wise upended West Virginia Wesleyan 5-1 in game one before the Bobcats struck for five runs in the sixth and seventh inning to post an 11-7 win in the night cap.
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Cavalier Softball’s Games at No. 8 West Virginia Wesleyan Canceled

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 12:38pm

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – UVa-Wise softball's Saturday afternoon doubleheader at No. 8 West Virginia Wesleyan was canceled due to unplayable field conditions
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