BUENA VISTA, Va. — Austin and Amanda Wood are a sibling duo competing on the men’s and women’s basketball teams at Southern Virginia University. Along with excelling on the basketball court, the Ashburnham, Massachusetts natives also shine in the classroom, earning President’s List honors each semester as a Knight. We took some time to sit down with the Woods to get a better look into what life is like as a student-athlete with a sibling at Southern Virginia.
Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Deidra Dryden recently announced the installation of a new turf field at Knight Stadium, replacing the old turf field that had been in use for over a decade.
BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia University women's soccer team is coming off a 3-15-2 overall record while posting a 1-9-1 record in conference play in their 2019 campaign. Under the direction of new head coach Rob Dahl, the Knights look to bounce back in the revised 2021 spring season with new faces and veteran leadership.
Even though we are having a healthy and safe start to our semester at Southern Virginia University, COVID-19 continues to impact many aspects of college life. In conjunction with the announcement by the Capital Athletic Conference, Southern Virginia University will suspend winter sport competitions through the end of the 2020 calendar year.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) today announced the men's and women's ITA All-Academic Awards with both Southern Virginia University men's and women's teams earning All-Academic Team honors and a combined 15 student-athletes being named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-2020 season with the Southern Virginia University women's volleyball team earning the program's first honor.
The Southern Virginia University men's and women's track & field teams made program history after being named for the first time to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National All-Academic Teams. Individually, freshman, Murray Bingham also received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Southern Virginia University men's and women's swimming teams for Scholar All-American honors. Southern Virginia was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected based on their Spring grade point averages and represent 17,982 student-athletes.
The Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) today announced the CVC All-Academic Team for the 2019-2020 academic year with nine members of the Southern Virginia University men's volleyball team earning honors.
The Southern Virginia University men's lacrosse team graduates four seniors who have been critical in the program's continuous uprising while establishing a team dynamic that will continue to be passed on for future seasons.
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the 2020 Academic All-District Men's Track & Field / Cross Country Team with Southern Virginia University's senior Mike Myers earning the honor.
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced the 2019-2020 VaSID Men's Lacrosse All-State Teams with Southern Virginia University's juniors Ty Veres, Zach Danneman, and Tennison Schmidt earning first-team honors.
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) today announced the 2019-2020 VaSID Women's Lacrosse All-State Teams with Southern Virginia University's senior midfielder Hannah King and freshman attacker Alissa Johnson earning First-Team honors.
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) today announced the 2019-2020 VaSID Men's Tennis All-State Teams with Southern Virginia University's doubles team Kukutla Motlojoa and Danny Blonquist earning All-State First Team and duo Paul Monson and Marcos Dias earning All-State Second Team. Dias earned the program's first Rookie of the Year honors while also adding a First Team selection in singles while Motlojoa earned Second Team honors.
The Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) will expand to 11 member institutions as league officials announced on Tuesday (May 26) that six schools have accepted invitations to join the CAC and will become official members effective June 15, 2020.
Southern Virginia University senior first baseman Cole Critchfield was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 5 First Team, becoming the program's first to earn the prestigious award. The announcement was made by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Thursday.
Southern Virginia University mid-distance runner Murray Bingham made program history, becoming the first to earn U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor All-American honors after an incredible season on the track.
The Southern Virginia University men's volleyball team graduates four student-athletes who have contributed to the program's success while leading the team to the first Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) Championship during the 2018-2019 season.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the final Oracle/ITA Division III Men's National Doubles Rankings with Southern Virginia University's Daniel Blonquist and Kukutla Motlojoa ending the 2019-20 season ranked No. 13.