Tag: Big South

VMI baskeball tabbed fifth/sixth in SoCon, Peterson All-Conference

VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.


Liberty outlasts Appalachian State in OT, 55-48

An old-fashioned shootout was ended on a defensive play in overtime, allowing Liberty to claim a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, during Homecoming weekend at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Longwood women’s basketball faces early non-conference gauntlet in 2014-15

A gauntlet of non-conference games, including five contests against ACC and SEC teams, highlights the 2014-15 Longwood women’s basketball schedule, announced Friday by 13th-year head coach Bill Reinson.

VMI QB Al Cobb named to Jerry Rice Watch List

VMI quarterback Al Cobb has been named to the 2014 Jerry Rice Award Watch List as announced by The Sports Network Wednesday.

Navy onslaught too much for Longwood men’s soccer

Navy played the entire game on the offensive, blasted two dozen shots on Longwood’s net and took advantage of a pair of early goals to sink the Lancers, 2-0, Tuesday evening at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.


Big 10, ACC, SEC foes highlight Liberty women’s basketball schedule

Head coach Carey Green has crafted an extremely challenging schedule for the 2014-15 Liberty women’s basketball team.

Longwood men’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to Pitt

The opportunities were there. The goals were not. Despite winning the time of possession battle and outshooting Pittsburgh 10-8, Longwood dropped a hard-fought 1-0 matchup against the visiting Panthers Sunday afternoon at the Athletics Complex.

Rachel Travis joins Longwood women’s basketball staff

Longwood head women’s basketball coach Bill Reinson announced the addition of Rachel Travis to his staff as an assistant coach.

Longwood men’s soccer shuts out VMI, 1-0

Sophomore goalkeeper Carlos Canas recorded his third career shutout, and junior Zach Crandall scored the eventual game-winner in Longwood’s 1-0 season-opening win at VMI Saturday afternoon at Patchin Field.

Longwood basketball tickets on sale

Season tickets for the Longwood men’s and women’s basketball programs’ 2014-15 seasons are now on sale to the general public at LongwoodLancers.com.


Liberty releases 2014 football television schedule

Liberty will once again have each of its football games televised during the upcoming 2014 season, including broadcasts on LFSN, ESPN3 and ASN.


VMI men’s soccer returns to post for preseason

With the fall season rapidly approaching, the VMi men’s soccer team returned to Post on Aug. 14 to begin its preseason regimen in advance of the 2014 slate.


Former VMI basketball standout Reggie Williams signs with Miami Heat

Former VMI basketball player Reggie Williams ’08 has signed a free agent contract with the Miami Heat, according to information released by the organization earlier this week.


Big South announces 2014 football TV package

The Big South Conference today announced its 2014 football television schedule on the new American Sports Network (ASN).


Big South Conference announces 2014 football package on ESPN3

The Big South Conference announced its 2014 football schedule on ESPN3 today, and this year’s “Game of the Week” package features eight consecutive contests — seven of them between Conference members.


Big South signs TV deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group

The Big South Conference has entered into a new three-year television broadcast arrangement with the Sinclair Broadcast Group, it was announced by Sinclair President & CEO David Smith and Big South Conference Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.

Longwood University names Ryan Mau new baseball coach

Longwood University Director of Athletics Troy Austin has announced the appointment of Ryan Mau as the fourth head coach of the Lancers’ tradition-rich baseball program.


VMI wins 2013-14 Big South Sportsmanship Award

VMI has been announced as the winner of the 2013-14 Big South Institutional Sportsmanship Award, according to information released Wednesday by the league. It is the eighth time in the award’s nine-year history that the Keydets have been the recipients.

VMI extends Duggar Baucom’s contract through 2019

VMI head basketball coach Duggar Baucom has received a contract extension through the 2018-2019 season.

VMI marks return to Southern Conference

VMI returns to its intercollegiate athletic roots when it officially rejoins the Southern Conference effective Tuesday, July 1.


VMI baseball’s Reed Garrett signs with Texas Rangers

Reed Garrett, drafted out of VMI in the 16th round of this year’s Major League Baseball Rule 4 Draft, has signed with the Texas Rangers.

VMI baseball’s Reed Garrett taken in 16th round of MLB Draft

VMI pitcher Reed Garrett was chosen by the Texas Rangers in the 16th round of the MLB draft, which took place Saturday afternoon via conference call.

More details on UVA baseball regional in Charlottesville

The Virginia baseball team will open the 2014 NCAA Baseball Championship at 2 p.m. Friday (May 30) when it plays Bucknell in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.

Liberty baseball upset in Big South: NCAA bid still in sight?

No. 2 Winthrop scored four runs in the eighth to pick up the 6-5 win over No. 1 seed Liberty in game 12 of the 2014 Big South Baseball Tournament Saturday afternoon at The Winthrop Ballpark.


Wild finish: VMI baseball concludes season with 4-3 win

The VMI Keydets won their 2014 season finale in one of the most unique ways possible, defeating the Charleston Southern Buccaneers 4-3 Saturday afternoon, after the winning run scored on a throwing error following a dropped third strike with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.


VMI baseball eliminated from Big South Tourney contention

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers scored the game’s first seven runs and went on to an 11-2 victory over the VMI Keydets in the opener of a Big South baseball doubleheader Saturday in Lexington, Va.

VMI baseball keeps Big South Tournament hopes alive

The VMI Keydets jumped out to a 7-0 lead early and held on as Berkley Hawkins pitched out of a ninth-inning jam for the save to send VMI past the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, 7-6, in Big South baseball action Friday in Lexington, Va.


VMI baseball defeats ODU, eyes huge Big South series

Berkley Hawkins retired the final two hitters of the eighth inning with the tying run at third base, preserving a one-run VMI lead and helping the Keydets defeat the Old Dominion Monarchs, 4-3, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday night in Lexington, Va.


Campbell completes sweep of VMI baseball

The VMI Keydets rallied from a five-run deficit to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th, but the Campbell Camels scored the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and held on for a dramatic 7-6 win in Big South baseball action Sunday afternoon in Lexington, Va.


VMI baseball drops series opener to Campbell, 8-3

Heath Bowers pitched into the ninth inning, striking out nine, and the Campbell Camels scored three runs after the VMI Keydet bullpen entered the game to take an eventual 6-2 win in the series opener between the clubs, contested Friday night in Lexington, Va.

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Live Blog: #1 UVa. baseball hosts #22 Liberty

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball returns from its week-long break for final exams Wednesday (May 7) with a midweek game against No. 22 Liberty. Game time is 6 p.m. at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va.

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#1 UVa. baseball hosts #22 Liberty Wednesday night

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball returns from its week-long break for final exams Wednesday (May 7) with a midweek game against No. 22 Liberty. Game time is 6 p.m. at Davenport Field.


VMI baseball loses heartbreaker to Winthrop, 1-0

Winthrop Eagle T.J. Olesczuk led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a triple and scored on a Clay Altman sacrifice fly for the only run of the game, as Winthrop edged the VMI Keydets 1-0 in Big South baseball action Friday in Rock Hill, S.C.


Longwood baseball blanks VMI, 3-0

Brandon Angus had three hits, but Aaron Myers of the Longwood Lancers scattered six hits over eight scoreless innings to send his team to a 3-0 victory over the VMI Keydets in Big South baseball action Saturday in Lexington, Va.


Longwood holds off VMI rally, wins 6-4

The VMI Keydets got the tying or go-ahead run to the plate four times in their last two at-bats, but the late rally fell short as VMI was edged by the Longwood Lancers, 6-4, in Big South baseball action Friday at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va. The result evened the series at one game apiece.


VMI baseball tops Longwood, 3-1

Reed Garrett fired a complete game and allowed just one run, while Tanner Dofflemyer had the first three-hit game of his career to send the VMI Keydets past the Longwood Lancers, 3-1, in Big South baseball action Thursday at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.

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#1 UVa. baseball hosts Radford on Tuesday

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team plays host to Radford at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field. Following its series win over then-No. 14 Clemson, Virginia has returned to the top spot in four of the five major national polls.


VMI baseball tops High Point in 16 innings, 4-2

Brandon Angus tripled home the go-ahead run in the 16th inning, giving the VMI Keydets a lead they would not reliquish en route to a 4-2 win over the High Point Panthers in Big South action Sunday in High Point, N.C.


VMI baseball nips High Point, 4-3

Jordan Tarsovich and Eric Mayers homered and the VMI bullpen held the High Point Panthers to three hits over the final 4 1/3 innings, helping the Keydets down High Point 4-3 in Big South baseball action Saturday in High Point, N.C.


High Point outduels VMI baseball, 2-1

Reed Garrett allowed just three hits over seven-plus innings for the VMI Keydets, but a leadoff walk led to the game-deciding run in the eighth as the High Point Panthers prevailed, 2-1, in Big South baseball action Friday night in High Point, N.C.