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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - For the second time in as many seasons Shaquon Wilkins took home the individual title at the 6K men's cross country meet hosted by the University of Charleston last Saturday. The sophomore was recognized for his accomplishment on Tuesday by the Mountain East Conference by being named Runner of the Week.
Storylines – the Notre Dame GameBoth teams enter the game coming off a loss. UVa-Wise was defeated 49-15 by NCAA FCS Wofford last week while Notre Dame lost its first game of the season 28-14 to the University of Charleston. The schools share three common opponents in Charleston, Urbana, and West Virginia Wesleyan. The visiting Falcons posted a 2-1 mark against the three schools and outscored the trio 89-85. The Cavaliers went 0-3 against the three schools and were outscored 87-34. The game will feature two of the premier receivers in the Mountain East Conference as Notre Dame's Mitchell Shegos leads the league in receptions with 28 and receiving yards at 361. UVa-Wise's Terrence Younger enters the contest with 24 catches and 300 receiving yards. Last year, Notre Dame won a shootout in South Euclid, Ohio as the Falcons scored 59 points and totatled 418 yards of total offense and scored on their first five possessions of the game. Saturday's game will begin a stretch of playing home every other week for the Cavaliers. UVa-Wise does not play back-to-back home games at all in 2014
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Playing back-to-back days did not seem to bother the UVa-Wise women's tennis team as they took a 7-2 Mountain East Conference victory over Shepherd University on Sunday. After today's play the Cavaliers improve to 5-5 overall and 3-2 in MEC action.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Visiting UVa-Wise (4-6, 2-2 MEC) claimed an 8-1 Mountain East Conference women's tennis win over Fairmont State University (2-5, 1-3 MEC) in Fairmont, West Virginia on Saturday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - - Host Wofford College used a 21-point first quarter and held off a third quarter rally by UVa-Wise to post a 49-15 victory at Gibbs Stadium Saturday night. The NCAA FCS Terriers ran the ball 44 times for 267 yards but, the Cavaliers limited Lorenzo Long to 14 yards. Long had entered the game as Wofford's leading rusher.
The UVa Wise men held off a solid challenge by host Charleston, WV to win first place in today's 6k race.
The UVa Wise women fought hard for second place behind Charleston, WV over a rolling 6K course.
WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – Host West Liberty collected 73 total digs and took advantage of 17 UVa-Wise hitting errors en route to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-20) Mountain East Conference win on Friday. The victory was the third consecutive to start the MEC season for the Hilltoppers.
WISE - - UVa-Wise athletics was excited to welcome Dr. Robyn Odegaard to campus last week for a series of workshops with student-athletes, coaches, and staff. Doc Robyn is an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, author and executive coach. She is the founder of Champion Performance Development and author of Stop the Drama! The Ultimate Guide to Female Teams and The Ultimate Guide to Handling Every Disagreement Every Time.
September 27, 2014 in Spartanburg, South Carolina at 7:00 p.m.Online Web Stream: www.wdicradio.com Radio: 92.1 WDIC - FMTalent: Shanghai Nickels (Play by Play) and Darrell-Dingus Ely (Color)
WISE, Va. – Karley Allen and Erin Anderson both finished with a match-high six kills and Ashley Hooven added 15 assists, two service aces, and nine digs to lead UVa-Wise to a 3-0 (25-5, 25-6, 25-14) victory over Bluefield State College at the Prior Center on Tuesday.
WISE - - Lees-McRae overcame a 2-1 deficit after doubles play to post a 6-3 non-conference women's tennis victory over UVa-Wise at the Humphrey's Tennis Complex on Monday.
The men's cross country team managed their second consecutive middle of the pack finish this week.
The women's cross country team began the climb back from an injury-filled season operner the previous week.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Host Fairmont State took advantage of 19 attack errors by UVa-Wise en route to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-16) Mountain East Conference victory on Saturday.
SALEM, Va. – Roanoke College claimed an 8-1 victory over visiting UVa-Wise (3-5, 1-2 MEC) in non-conference women's tennis action on Saturday. The Cavalier's lone victory came in number six singles play where Junetta Nuckles defeated Lydia Day 6-0, 6-0.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - - The University of Charleston scored 27 points in the second quarter and never trailed en route to a 30-14 win over UVa-Wise in the Golden Eagles' home opener on Saturday.
BUENA VISTA, Va. – UVa-Wise did not lose a set as the Cavaliers cruised to a 9-0 tennis win over Southern Virginia University on Friday. The Cavaliers improve to 3-4 on the season.
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Host Shepherd University posted a 3-1 (25-22, 27-25, 14-25, 25-19) win over UVa-Wise in the Mountain East Conference opener for both schools on Friday. The Rams' Taylor Belella handed out a match-high 43 assists in the win as Shepherd had three players register double-digit kills.
WISE, Va. – Visiting Milligan College claimed a 7-2 victory over UVa-Wise (2-4, 1-2 MEC) in women's tennis action on Wednesday. Junior Junetta Nuckels claimed the only win for the Cavaliers in the singles play, while Mary Jo Stallard and Rose Bennett claimed the only win in the doubles play against the Buffs.