The University of Lynchburg baseball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Division III national championship with a win over Shenandoah in the Lynchburg super regional on Saturday.
Lynchburg baseball to host NCAA super regional May 26-27
For the first time in program history, the University of Lynchburg baseball team has advanced to the NCAA Division III super regionals. They’ll host Shenandoah in an NCAA super regional at the Bank of the James Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia, beginning Friday, May 26.
Donor support makes Lynchburg Equestrian growth possible
Since moving to its new home at Patrick Henry Family Services Farm last summer, the University of Lynchburg’s equestrian program has been busy building an outdoor arena and adding horses — thanks to donors like Dr. Charles R. Chandler and his wife, Vickie, whose gift of $100,000 will support the renovations.
Student’s love for baseball leads to internship, career goals
Shea Alheit ’21, ’23 MSAT has always loved baseball. “When I was playing Little League, I refused to switch from baseball to softball,” the second-year Master of Science in Athletic Training student from Chesapeake, Virginia, said. “I used to dream I would be the first girl in Major League Baseball.”
Lynchburg athletics begins Phase 1 of Moon Field renovation
Aubrey R. Moon Jr. Field has long been one of the most scenic sites in NCAA Division III to take in an intercollegiate softball game. Now the University of Lynchburg’s historic venue is about to get even better.
‘A team effort’: Former trustee gives $100,000 to launch Men’s Soccer Endowment
Athletics is getting a big boost from former trustee Charles “Chuck” P. Collings ’73 and his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” S. Collings. The couple’s recent gift of $100,000 is helping to establish the Men’s Soccer Endowment, which will “support the needs and operations of the men’s soccer program at the University of Lynchburg.”
University to host popular back-to-school event, basketball clinic with hall of famer
Local families will again have access to free shoes and school supplies during the annual Building Our Community Together Back-to-School event. Sponsored by One Community One Voice and hosted by the University of Lynchburg, this year’s event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, on Shellenberger Field.
Racing for education — and wins
The University of Lynchburg is partnering with Unified Potential Inc. and other collaborators to offer students a chance to try their hand at race car driving — virtually.
‘The Legacy Continues’ at Lynchburg’s Multicultural Gala
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services hosted its fourth Multicultural Gala on Saturday, April 30. The popular, student-planned event — a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to get dressed to the nines and literally walk the red carpet — was held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Two-hundred-twenty people from across campus and the surrounding community attended.
Health sciences, public speaking, sports among 2022 summer camps at Lynchburg
A science camp for high school students is the latest addition to the University of Lynchburg’s 2022 summer camps. The program runs from July 24 to 30. As in years past, the University is also offering Debate and Public Speaking to local middle and high school students, as well as several athletics options.