As folks like to say at the University of Lynchburg, Thursday, May 20, was a “great day to be a Hornet.” The sun was shining, the sky blue with wispy clouds, and the air temperature was a bit like Goldilocks’s porridge: not too hot, not too cold, but just right.
Don’t call it beginner’s luck. In the game of golf, you make your own luck. But as a newcomer to the collegiate game, University of Lynchburg’s Lily Self ’23 immediately made waves for the Hornets’ new women’s golf program.
Surrounded by an entourage of more than a dozen former players, colleagues, and University of Lynchburg administrators, Enza Steele was immortalized in the field hockey world last winter.
University of Lynchburg athletics, in conjunction with fellow Old Dominion Athletic Conference members, has decided to postpone traditional fall intercollegiate competition through the end of the 2020 calendar year due to ongoing community spread of the novel coronavirus.
When Laurie Haggerty Dolian ’73 heard about the Lynchburg Crisis Response Fund and its support for students, faculty, and staff, she knew she wanted to help. After all, she had once needed help, too. So on #GivingTuesdayNow, Laurie and her husband, Bob, gave a substantial amount to her alma mater.
The University of Lynchburg announced today that its equestrian program has reached an agreement with Liberty University to ride from the Liberty Mountain Equestrian Center in 2020-21 and beyond.
A new initiative is giving Lynchburg supporters the chance to help update five athletics facilities on campus. “Five for the Hive” includes improvements to Turner Gymnasium; Shellenberger, Moon, and Fox fields; as well as the tennis courts.
Race, gender, and season get a closer look this year in criminology major Caitlin Dorsch’s Westover Honors thesis. The senior and Sommerville Scholar finalist is studying how all three aspects play into criminal convictions in the City of Lynchburg.
By Mark Robertson The University of Lynchburg’s softball team’s postseason run came with mixed emotions this spring. On one hand, the Hornets were elated to hear their name called for an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. On the other, they felt disrespected. Lynchburg, ranked in the top 25 for most of the […]
By Mark Carpenter A new age has dawned for Lynchburg’s women’s tennis program. After posting losing records for 10 of the previous 11 seasons, the Hornets broke out of their doldrums in the first two seasons under head coach Chris Johnson. They tied the program’s record for wins in a season (13) in 2018 and […]