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Second-half surge lifts Winthrop past Longwood Sunday

Entering Sunday’s game tied atop the Big South standings, Winthrop was able to overcome a stingy Longwood first half for a 79-64 victory Sunday and keep pace for the top seed entering next week’s conference tournament.

Second half surge pushes Bucs past Longwood

Four players in double figures, led by 11 second-half points apiece from Cortez Mitchell and Travis McConico led Charleston Southern past the Longwood men’s basketball team 77-65 Thursday night inside Willett Hall.

Longwood alum Gilliam inks pro basketball contract in Spain

Former Longwood women’s basketball standout Eboni Gilliam has signed a contract to continue her basketball career in Spain.

Longwood softball headed to regional final

The underdog Longwood softball team is heading back to the NCAA Regional final for the second straight year.

Longwood softball tops Ohio State in NCAA Tourney

Longwood outfielder Glenn Walters delivered the go-ahead runs in Saturday’s 3-1 victory against second-seeded Ohio State.

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Longwood walk-on contributing as starter

Don’t bother telling Kate Spradlin she isn’t supposed to start for the Longwood women’s basketball team.


Shepherd’s four hits power Liberty past Longwood in Big South

Will Shepherd had four hits and drove in four runs, helping lead the No. 7 seed Liberty to a 9-3 victory over No. 3 seed Longwood.

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UVA baseball tops Longwood, 9-4

The UVA baseball team opened a six-game homestand Wednesday with a 9-4 win over Longwood at Davenport Field.

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Game Notes: UVA baseball hosts Longwood on Wednesday

The UVA baseball team returns home Wednesday to start a six-game homestand as it faces off with Longwood.

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Virginia-Longwood baseball game moved to 5 p.m. Wednesday

The Tuesday Virginia-Longwood baseball game at Davenport Field has been moved to 5 p.m. Wednesday (April 13).


VMI loses heartbreaker to Longwood in extras, 10-9

The Longwood Lancers defeated the VMI Keydets, 10-9, in a non-conference contest Wednesday night in Farmville, Va.


VMI drops midweek game to Longwood, 5-2

The Longwood Lancers scored three times in the first inning and two pitchers combined on a two-hitter as Longwood defeated the VMI Keydets, 5-2.

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Richmond downs Longwood, 77-59

T.J. Cline led all scorers with 18 points as the Spiders downed Longwood, 77-59, in non-conference action on Saturday night at the Robins Center.

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Women’s basketball: Virginia downs Longwood, 81-46

The Virginia women’s basketball team (4-0, 0-0 ACC) earned an 81-46 victory over Longwood (0-3, 0-0 Big South) on Sunday (Nov. 22) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.

Longwood picks up three more basketball broadcasts

The Longwood men’s and women’s basketball teams have picked up three additional game broadcasts on ESPN3 and American Sports Network (ASN) as part of the Big South Conference’s partnership with the two networks.

College basketball: Longwood-Richmond game to air on CBS 6 in Richmond

The Longwood men’s basketball team’s Dec. 12 matchup at Richmond will be televised live on WTVR-TV CBS 6 in Richmond.

Longwood basketball: Lancers add Fishburne Military School alum Chris Shields to 2015-16 roster

Chris Shields, a 6-8, 205-pound swingman from Hedgesville, W.Va., has joined the Longwood men’s basketball roster and will be eligible to play immediately, head coach Jayson Gee announced.

Women’s soccer: Longwood shuts out Richmond, 1-0

Longwood sophomore goalkeeper Maria Kirby made a school-record-tying 11 saves, and freshman Amber Gustafson scored her first career goal to drive the Lancers to a 1-0 shutout win over Richmond Sunday afternoon at Robins Stadium.

Longwood pitcher Devin Gould named No. 4 prospect in Valley Baseball League

Longwood junior right-hander Devin Gould was tabbed the fourth-best overall prospect in the Valley Baseball League and the summer league’s top right-handed pitcher by Baseball America, the publication announced last week.

Longwood alum breaking down barriers on football field

The 2015 college football season started last Thursday night. The National Football League holds its season opener this week. While a Longwood student-athlete has yet to crack a roster for either, there is one former Lancer who is putting the school on the football map.

Longwood softball gives back to the community

With the start of the fall semester underway, the Longwood softball program has taken the time to give back to the local community.

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Women’s soccer: No. 10 Virginia Tech survives Longwood’s upset bid, wins 4-2

No. 10 Virginia Tech needed two late goals with under six minutes to play to fend off an upset bid and escape visiting Longwood 4-2Wednesday evening at Thompson Field.

Pierre Tafelski named men’s tennis coach at Longwood

Longwood University director of athletics Troy Austin has tabbed Pierre Tafelski as head coach of the Lancer men’s tennis program.

Longwood releases 2015-2016 men’s basketball schedule

A nationally-televised matchup on ESPNU against Oklahoma State, road trips to neighboring Richmond and George Mason and home games against the 2015 Big South Tournament semifinalists highlight Longwood men’s basketball’s 2015-16 schedule, announced Thursday by head coach Jayson Gee.

ESPNU to broadcast Longwood basketball matchup at Oklahoma State

The Longwood men’s basketball team will play the first nationally-televised game in program history on Dec. 15 when the Lancers take on Oklahoma State on ESPNU.

Longwood basketball player shares perspective on Dominican Republic trip

The Longwood men’s basketball team embarked on a week-long international trip to the Dominican Republic Aug. 2-9 for service work and four games against some of the country’s top teams. The team visited a girl’s orphanage, a daycare facility and a remote village with no electricity and limited resources. Redshirt senior center Lotanna Nwogbo chronicled the team’s trip and its impact on the program.

Longwood men’s basketball heads to Dominican Republic for mission work, hoops

The Longwood men’s basketball team embarked on a week-long mission and team-building trip to the Dominican Republic on Sunday. The Lancers will play five games against international competition while undertaking daily community service efforts at various stops around the country.

Former Longwood baseball standout Kyri Washington called up to Class A Lowell Spinners

A four-game multi-hit streak capped with his first career home run propelled former Lancer Kyri Washington to be called up to the Lowell Spinners, Class A Short Season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.

Georgia alum Cody Anderson named director of basketball operations at Longwood

Cody Anderson, former student manager for the University of Georgia men’s basketball program, joined the Longwood men’s basketball staff as director of operations, head coach Jayson Gee announced Thursday.

Longwood softball concludes historic season in NCAA Tournament

In a banner season for the Longwood softball program, the Lancers added another first to its resume by capturing its first NCAA Tournament victory in the Division I era Saturday afternoon at the Knoxville Regional.

Ryan Badowski to leave Longwood men’s basketball program

Longwood University men’s basketball freshman Ryan Badowski will transfer out of the program, school officials announced Monday.

UVA baseball rolls past Longwood, 14-6

The UVA baseball team rolled to a 14-6 victory over Longwood Tuesday evening at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (25-15) matched a season high for runs and finished with 16 hits in the resounding victory.

UVA baseball hosts Longwood, Liberty this week at Davenport Field

The UVA baseball team plays host to a pair of midweek games this week at Davenport Field, taking on Longwood Tuesday and Liberty Wednesday. Both games start at 6 p.m.

Longwood baseball rallies, tops JMU

Sophomore designated hitter Brett Johnson hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning, but the James Madison baseball team could not hold off a Longwood rally, falling to the Lancers, 10-9, in non-conference action on Tuesday evening.

Georgia baseball explodes in seventh, downs Longwood

Georgia exploded for 12 runs on nine hits in the seventh and eighth innings to overcome a 4-3 Longwood lead and cruise to a series victory in Sunday’s finale at Foley Field.

Georgia walks off, evens series with Longwood

Longwood rallied from a 5-0 deficit to take a 7-6 lead, but it was not enough as Georgia walked off with an 8-7 victory in the bottom of the ninth after Mike Bell singled home pinch-runner Josh Day to force a rubber match in the series on Sunday.

Longwood’s Cinderella run ends in 71-58 Big South Semifinal loss to Winthrop

With 44 seconds left on the clock, Quincy Taylor made his curtain call and put to rest a career that ended with one of the greatest basketball seasons in Longwood’s brief Division I history.

Seven-run sixth launches Longwood baseball past Georgia

For the second-consecutive weekend it appeared that Longwood was locked in a pitchers’ duel as Longwood ace Aaron Myers and Georgia’s Ryan Lawlor matched wits for five innings.

Longwood upsets No. 1 seed Charleston Southern, advances to Big South Semifinals

Shaquille Johnson recorded his second straight double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead ninth-seeded Longwood to a 68-60 upset win over top-seeded Charleston Southern in the quarterfinals of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship Friday at The HTC Center.

Longwood takes down Presbyterian, advances to Big South Quarterfinal

Longwood (10-22) rode 25 points from junior Shaquille Johnson to a first-round upset of eighth-seeded Presbyterian, 65-61, Wednesday afternoon at The HTC Center in the first game of the 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship.