In a thrilling back-and-forth game that saw five ties, nine lead changes, and an overtime period, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team outlasted Roanoke College on Friday night by a score of 69-65.
In its closest match of the year, the Southern Virginia University wrestling team recorded a clutch finish to defeat Averett University 24-22 with four straight victories to close out the match and earn the team win.
Southern Virginia University freshman Colter May has been named the CAC Track Athlete of the Week for Dec. 5, 2017. Earlier this year, May was named the CAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week and CAC Freshman of the Year for cross country.
The Southern Virginia University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Roanoke College to compete in the Bast-Cregger Invitational over the weekend. Several school records and career bests were set as the Knights kicked off a promising indoor season.
Improving on last season’s win total by a game, the Southern Virginia University men’s soccer team finished the year with a 4-15 overall record, with a 1-8 mark in CAC play. The lone conference win came against Wesley, in which the team scored a season-high six goals.
Southern Virginia University freshman Katie Garrish was named the Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Knights to a 2-0 record in the week from Nov. 19-25.
In a game where the lead changed 10 different times, the Southern University women’s basketball team used a third-quarter surge to win their third straight game and home opener by a score of 79-68 against Randolph College.
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team won its second game in as many days on Friday night, topping Clarks Summit University 83-44. After the first half of play, the Knights were winning 46-19 and ended up cruising to the 39-point win.
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team kicked off its season on Thursday with an 88-59 win over Bryn Mawr College, shooting over 45% from the field while holding their opponent to 25% shooting in a total team effort.
Despite trailing by 11 points at halftime, the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team battled back in the second half to force overtime in the season opener with the score knotted at 68. Behind Sam Armstrong's 11 points in overtime, the Knights topped Shenandoah University 82-79.
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was picked for a ninth-place finish in the Capital Athletic Conference but is poised to make big improvements this year with a strong group of returners.