All Sports - Archives July 2017

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Women's Soccer Invited to President Broderick's House for Informal Reception
Women's Soccer 07/27/2017

Old Dominion University President, John R. Broderick, and his wife, First Lady Kate Broderick, invited the ODU women's soccer team to their house for an informal reception celebrating the team's success in the classroom on Wednesday afternoon.

Cruz-Conde, Langley Earn Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar Honors
Men's Golf 07/27/2017

NORMAN, Okla. – Old Dominion University men's golfers Antonio Cruz-Conde and David Langley were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars. To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0. and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university. The ODU pair were two of 260 Division I student-athletes to receive All-America Scholar honors.

Matchups for 2017 Gildan Charleston Classic Announced; ODU Draws Temple in First Round
Men's Basketball 07/26/2017

ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the tenth annual Gildan Charleston Classic, to be played Nov. 16, 17 & 19 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Old Dominion will take on Temple in the opening round on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 p.m. EST on ESPN3. Attached is the PDF version of the complete bracket.

Tutchton And ODU Lacrosse Earn IWLCA Academic Accolades
Women's Lacrosse 07/25/2017

The IWLCA released the list of individuals and colleges/universities that earned 2017 Zag Sports Academic Honors on Wednesday afternoon.

Women's Tennis Named All-Academic Team; Three Earn Scholar-Athlete Status
Women's Tennis 07/25/2017

The Old Dominion women's tennis squad was named an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Tuesday afternoon, while Holly Hutchinson, Eliska Petrackova and Ingrid Vojcinakova all garnered Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Men's Tennis Named All-Academic Team; Two Earn Scholar-Athlete Status
Men's Tennis 07/25/2017

The Old Dominion men's tennis squad was named an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Tuesday afternoon, while Justin Herrera and Jacob Nicolussi garnered Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Josh Marriner Named to a Pair of Watch Lists
Football 07/24/2017

NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University senior running back Josh Marriner was named to a pair of Watch Lists, including the Wuerffel Award and the Good Works Team. A native of Chesapeake, Marriner played in all 13 games last year, rushing 23 times for 84 yards and catching two passes for 13 yards. Marriner was also a key player on special teams, contributing 10 tackles on special teams, the second most on the squad. Comprised of 11 players from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision and 11 players from the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III and the NAIA, the final roster of 22 award recipients will be unveiled in September. From the nominees submitted by sports information directors across the nation on behalf of their schools, a special voting panel consisting of former Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® members and prominent college football media members will select the 2017 Good Works Team®. Two-time national champion, Heisman Trophy winner and 2009 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® member Tim Tebow will headline the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® voting panel. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service," is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach Florida. Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel from the University of Florida, the Wuerffel Trophy is awarded to the FBS player that best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement. ODU on Watch Lists Ray Lawry – Maxwell Award – College Football Player of the Year Nick Clarke – Rimington Trophy – Top Center Melvin Vaughn – Mackey Award – Top Tight End Bailey Cate – Ray Guy Award – Top Punter Brandon Addison – Jim Thorpe Award – Top Defensive Back Jonathan Duhart – Biletnikoff Award – Top Wide Receiver Ray Lawry - Doak Walker Award - Top Running Back Josh Marriner – Good W

Field Hockey Announces 2017 Schedule
Field Hockey 07/24/2017

Head coach Andrew Griffiths and the Old Dominion field hockey program released the schedule for the 2017 season on Friday.

Garbutt Appointed to NCAA Regional Advisory Committee
Women's Rowing 07/24/2017

Old Dominion rowing head coach, Dan Garbutt, was appointed to the NCAA Regional Advisory Committee. =

Garbutt Releases 2017-18 Rowing Schedule
Women's Rowing 07/21/2017

Head coach Dan Garbutt released the Old Dominion rowing schedule Friday afternoon.

Lawry Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List
Football 07/21/2017

NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University senior running back Ray Lawry was named to the 2017 Maxwell Award Watch List. The Maxwell Award is given annually to the college player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club. As a junior, Lawry led ODU with a single-season school record 1,255 rushing yards, rushing for 11 touchdowns. He also caught 11 passes for 134 yards and one touchdown.

Men's Golf Earns GCAA Team Academic Award
Men's Golf 07/19/2017

The Old Dominion men's golf team earned the 2017 GCAA All-Academic Team Award with a cumulative GPA above 3.00, the organization announced on Wednesday.