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Women's Cross Country Picked Eighth in Preseason MEC Poll

Athletics News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:50


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Coach Donald Leech's women's cross country was picked to finish eighth in a preseason poll that was released on Wednesday. The Cavaliers return five letter winners from its inaugural Mountain East Conference team in 2013. 
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Cavalier Volleyball Picked 10th in Preseason MEC Poll

Athletics News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:29


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - Coach Kristen Salyer's Cavaliers have been picked to finish 10th in the Mountain East Conference in a preseason poll conducted by the league's coaches on Tuesday.  Perennial power Wheeling Jesuit University received all 11 first place votes en route to being tabbed as the preseason favorite while Fairmont State was picked second. 
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Cavalier Baseball to Hold Tryouts

Athletics News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:19


WISE - - The UVa-Wise baseball team will be conducting tryouts for the upcoming season in September.
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Women's Basketball Announces Recruiting Class

Athletics News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 03:39


WISE - - Coach Kristin Kunzman and her staff announced the signing of five players for the upcoming 2014-15 women's basketball season. The recruiting class is comprised entirely of guards but features a mixture of transfers and prep signees. The states of Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Utah, and New York are represented by the new Cavaliers who will look to aid the team in building on its success from its inaugural season in the Mountain East Conference.
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Mandatory Baseball Meeting Monday at 5 PM

Athletics News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 08:35


WISE - - All returning baseball players and anyone interested in playing this season is required to attend a mandatory meeting at Stallard Field this Monday at 5 pm. For more information please contact coach Erik Lemley at ell2c@uvawise.edu or (276) 376-3426.
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Football Players Report to Camp

Athletics News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:35


WISE - - More than 90 football players reported for fall camp at UVa-Wise on Tuesday. The team will begin team meetings this evening with practicing beginning tomorrow morning.  UVa-Wise is in its third year of a three-year transition process from the NAIA to NCAA Division II and its second season in the Mountain East Conference.
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UVa-Wise Picked 10th in Preseason MEC Football Poll

Athletics News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 08:20


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Shepherd has been picked to repeat as Mountain East Conference football champions after a vote conducted by the league's coaches. Coach Dewey Lusk's Cavaliers were selected to finish 10th out of the 11 member schools, following a 2-9 campaign in 2013. 
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Rod White Jr. Joins Football Staff

Athletics News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:20


WISE - - UVa-Wise welcomed Rod White Jr. to its football coaching staff on Wednesday. The former West Liberty University defensive back was a three-year letter winner for the Hilltoppers and served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.  
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Absher Joins Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Athletics News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 09:39


WISE - - Coach Blake Mellinger recently added Drew Absher to his coaching staff. The new assistant served as team captain for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets as a senior in 2013-14. 
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Alycia Gervais Named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Athletics News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:50


WISE-- Head Coach Kristin Kunzman announced the hiring of Alycia Gervais to her staff on Tuesday. 
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Gary Adams Named ITA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

Athletics News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 09:39


WISE - - Gary Adams has been recognized as the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II Men's Assistant Coach of the Year for the Atlantic Region as announced by the ITA. This award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments by one assistant men's coach in each region.  Mr. Adams was named as one of eight award winners nationally in NCAA Division II. While the ITA award recognizes the recipient as having made significant contributions to the men's squad, Mr. Adams' contributions can be felt throughout the entire tennis program.    
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Alexa Hernandez Selected to Try Out for Puerto Rican National Team

Athletics News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:25


WISE - - Rising UVa-Wise sophomore Alexa Hernandez has been selected to try out for team Puerto Rico in the upcoming International Softball Federation World Championship.  The Puerto Rican National Team will compete in Haarlem, Netherlands Aug. 14 to Aug. 25. The competition is held between athletes from around the globe, is held every two years and is the top event for softball worldwide.
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Bill Sergent Named Golf Coach

Athletics News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 08:36


WISE - - UVa-Wise announced the hiring of Bill Sergent as the new men's golf coach on Wednesday. The veteran coach has an accomplished background both as a player and as a coach at the collegiate level.
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Cavalier Volleyball Announces Initial 2014 Recruiting Class

Athletics News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:27


WISE -- Head Coach Kristen Salyer and her staff announce the signing of three future student-athletes for the 2014 season. Roanoke Catholic High School's Samantha Edge, Volunteer High School's Ashley Hooven and Mesa High School's Maicee Allen all agreed to continue their playing career at UVa-Wise.
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Summer Softball Clinics Begin Aug. 2

Athletics News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 05:59


WISE - - Coach Karen Bitter and the UVa-Wise softball program will be hosting its summer clinics beginning Aug. 2. The school will provide three clinics for varying age groups ranging from rising kindergartners through rising seniors. 
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Sports Tickets Go on Sale Aug. 1

Athletics News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:02


WISE - - Fans looking to save some money and purchase tickets in advance will have an opportunity to do so beginning Aug. 1. Fans will have four options when buying tickets through the David J. Prior Convocation Center Box Office, including the option to buy an all-sports pass for only $75.
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UVa-Wise Now One Step Away from Full NCAA Division II Membership

Athletics News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 06:15


WISE - - UVa-Wise is now just one step away from becoming a full NCAA Division II member. 
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Jessie Aguglia Joins Women's Lacrosse Staff

Athletics News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:24


WISE - - The University of Virginia's College at Wise head women's lacrosse coach Meghan Dennehy today announced the addition of Jessie Aguglia to her coaching staff. Aguglia, who spent the previous season as the head varsity coach at Boiling Springs High School after completing four successful seasons as a midfielder at Limestone College (SC) will serve as the Cavaliers' assistant coach, with a specific focus on recruiting and defense while assisting in all areas of the game.
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Dana Sibrel Joins Athletic Training Staff

Athletics News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:25


WISE - - Dana Sibrel was recently hired as an assistant athletic trainer at UVa-Wise. The new athletic trainer comes to the College after serving as a graduate assistant at fellow Mountain East Conference member Concord University.
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Six Cavaliers Named Academic All-State

Athletics News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 05:25


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - - The 2013-14 Virginia Sports Information Directors Academic All-State team contains 226 student-athletes from 38 colleges and universities across Virginia.  To be eligible a student-athlete had to have at least a 3.25 GPA and be a sophomore or higher.VaSID is comprised of sports information or athletics communications professionals from intercollegiate institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Membership is open to any individual affiliated with one of the state's institutions at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA, community college and independent levels, provided that individual's area of responsibility lies within the realm of sports information.
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