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Women's Basketball Coach Kristin Kunzman Participates in Cold Water Challenge

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:39


WISE - - Head women's basketball coach Kristin Kunzman recently participated in the "Cold Water Challenge" a part of the #chillen4charity cause that has been sweeping the nation through women's basketball coaches at all levels. Kunzman had a jug of ice cold water dumped over her head in her response to the challenge! She was challenged by Adelphi University Head women's basketball coach, Heather Jacobs.
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Men's Basketball Announces Recruiting Class

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 06:40


WISE – Head Coach Blake Mellinger and his staff announced the signing of five recruits for the 2014-2015 season.  Dyonta Bizzle-Brown, Camryn Fort, Aaron Meredith, Philip Owens II and Dimitri Sousa have all signed to play collegiately at UVa-Wise starting this winter.
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Cavalier Football Adds Seven More Signees

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 04:27


WISE - - Head Coach Dewey Lusk and his staff announced the signing of seven more future student-athletes on Thursday. Maurice Watkins, Zach Barker, Dajour Smith, Jeffrey Bowen, Joshua Jones, Desmond Burney and Charlie Benfield add to the 43 players previously signed by the staff.
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Nathan Edick to Join Men's Basketball Staff

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 06:23
WISE - - UVa-Wise head men's basketball coach Blake Mellinger today announced the addition of Nathan Edick to his coaching staff. Edick, who spent the previous two seasons at Virginia Commonwealth University, will be responsible for opponent scouting, recruiting and working with perimeter players in his new role.
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Brandts and Ziemba Earn All-State Accolades

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:37


LYNCHBURG, Va. - - The individual accolades continue to roll in for members of the 2014 Mountain East Conference Tournament winning Cavaliers as Taylor Brandts and Christina Ziemba were both named members of the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association All-State College Division Softball Team on Wednesday. 
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Brandi Owens Joins Sports Information Staff

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 08:01


WISE - - UVa-Wise recently announced the hiring of Brandi Owens to the sports information staff. Owens will serve as assistant sports information director and comes to the College after spending the last year working for Bristol Motor Speedway. 
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Inaugural Women's Lacrosse Recruiting Class Announced

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:26


WISE - - Coach Meghan Dennehy announced the first signing class in the history of the women's lacrosse program at UVa-Wise on Thursday. The first-year program which will begin play next spring has signed nine players from five states, including five from the state of Virginia. 
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Ria Farley To play Golf at UVa-Wise

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 14:43
WISE - - Bassett High School's Ria Farley has signed to play collegiate golf at UVa-Wise. A three-time letter winner, Farley won the Coach's Award, the Academic Award and was on A/B Honor Roll for both her junior and senior years at Bassett. 
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Women's Golf Announces Signing of three Signees

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:13


WISE - - Coach Leigh Clark announced the signing of three players for the fall 2014 season on Monday. Gate City, Virginia's Veronica Presley, Yorktown Virginia's Katie Brownschidle, and Letcher County Kentucky native Gracia Wright all agreed to play collegiate golf for UVa-Wise. 
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Women's Golf Announces Signing of three Signees

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:13


WISE - - Coach Leigh Clark announced the signing of three players for the fall 2014 season on Monday. Gate City, Virginia's Veronica Presley, Yorktown Virginia's Katie Brownschidle, and Letcher County Kentucky native Gracia Wright all agreed to play collegiate golf for UVa-Wise. 
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Bitter Named Coach of the Year by ICAA

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:39


TIFFIN, Ohio – UVa-Wise and Palm Beach Atlantic dominated the 2013 All-ICAA Softball awards. The two schools combined to win all of the individual awards and had 14 of the 21 players selected.Coach of the Year went to Karen Bitter of UVa-Wise. The Cavaliers went 34-17 to win the ICAA. Bitter is 91-67 in three seasons at UVa-Wise 
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Bitter Named Coach of the Year by ICAA

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:39


TIFFIN, Ohio – UVa-Wise and Palm Beach Atlantic dominated the 2013 All-ICAA Softball awards. The two schools combined to win all of the individual awards and had 14 of the 21 players selected.Coach of the Year went to Karen Bitter of UVa-Wise. The Cavaliers went 34-17 to win the ICAA. Bitter is 91-67 in three seasons at UVa-Wise 
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39th Annual The Coalfield Progress Tennis Tournament set for June

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:26


WISE - - The 39th annual The Coalfield Progress Tennis Tournament will take place on the campus of UVa-Wise June 18 – 22.  The event will feature 18 different tournaments for men, women, and children of all ages and abilities.
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39th Annual The Coalfield Progress Tennis Tournament set for June

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:26


WISE - - The 39th annual The Coalfield Progress Tennis Tournament will take place on the campus of UVa-Wise June 18 – 22.  The event will feature 18 different tournaments for men, women, and children of all ages and abilities.
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Marti Gay to Play Tennis at UVa-Wise

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:11


WISE - - Women's tennis coach Danny Rowland recently announced the signing of Shady Shores, Texas native Marti Gay. Gay played for coach Christopher Brown at Billy Ryan High School where she was a superb student-athlete. The future Cavalier was a member of the National Honors Society and graduated top 10 in her class. 
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Marti Gay to Play Tennis at UVa-Wise

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:11


WISE - - Women's tennis coach Danny Rowland recently announced the signing of Shady Shores, Texas native Marti Gay. Gay played for coach Christopher Brown at Billy Ryan High School where she was a superb student-athlete. The future Cavalier was a member of the National Honors Society and graduated top 10 in her class. 
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Ziemba and Brandts Named to NFCA Atlantic Region Team

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 13:24


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its 2014 NFCA Division II All-Region teams and two UVa-Wise Cavaliers were honored by the association. Sophomore Christina Ziemba earned First-Team Atlantic Region honors while freshman Taylor Brandts was a Second-Team Atlantic Region selection.
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Ziemba and Brandts Named to NFCA Atlantic Region Team

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 13:24


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its 2014 NFCA Division II All-Region teams and two UVa-Wise Cavaliers were honored by the association. Sophomore Christina Ziemba earned First-Team Atlantic Region honors while freshman Taylor Brandts was a Second-Team Atlantic Region selection.
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Get to Know Your Cavaliers -- Men's Basketball Head Coach Blake Mellinger

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 10:55


Get to know new men's basketball coach Blake Mellinger as he sat down with associate athletic director for internal operations and compliance Thomas Nyman to discuss his views on basketball and life away from the court.
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Get to Know Your Cavaliers -- Men's Basketball Head Coach Blake Mellinger

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 10:55


Get to know new men's basketball coach Blake Mellinger as he sat down with associate athletic director for internal operations and compliance Thomas Nyman to discuss his views on basketball and life away from the court.
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