Christopher Newport is ranked 12th in the final fall standings of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, headlining a contingent of six Capital Athletic Conference schools in the rankings. Along with CNU, other CAC schools in the standings include Frostburg State in 74th place, Salisbury and Wesley tied for 83rd, York in 121st and Mary Washington in 126th.
Construction of the Jamie L. Roberts Stadium has finally begun. Check out this drone video by Justin Foreman about the first week of construction. Stay tuned to www.smcmathletics.com and the Seahawk social media outlets at @smcseahawks for the latest on the stadium progress.
For the fourth year in a row, Christopher Newport University has taken an early lead in the Capital Athletic Conference's Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award chase, powered by a stellar fall season that included four CAC championships.
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC) at Capital Athletic Conference member schools combined to collect over 13 tons of food for a variety of food collection agencies and charities throughout the Middle Atlantic Region prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday break.
According to the College's planning and facilities department, the College is on an aggressive schedule and work on the new Jamie L. Roberts stadium complex's artificial turf field will begin in mid-November pending all appropriate permits and approvals. The grass field for the complex will be an expansion on one of the existing practice fields. Work on the stadium structure is slated to begin in January. The College anticipates the complex will be completed in time for the fall 2018 season.
Southern Virginia University will dedicate its new Knight Stadium during University Convocation at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 in the Knight Arena. The addition of the stadium to the University's campus comes thanks to a generous donation from Glade Knight and his family.
The University of Mary Washington will induct its 22nd class into the UMW Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Inductees include former basketball All-American Debbie (Bruen) Flores ('07), baseball All-American Kevin Foeman ('06), All-America swimmer Dale Parker ('07), as well as the 2006-07 Final Four women's basketball team.
Director of Athletics Jamie Reynolds and the rest of the Marymount (Va.) University Athletics Department is proud to officially announce athletics' brand new logo set as the department continues to move forward in its rebranding.
In an open letter to students, faculty, and staff, Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox announced “the University is coming home to crimson” as its official heritage color. Crimson was the University’s initial primary color for eight years after its renewal in 1996.
The Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame will induct 13 individuals and a team as the Class of 2017 at the annual Hall of Fame ceremony as part of Wesley's Homecoming festivities, which start on Friday, Oct. 13.