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Monarchs Drop Heartbreaker to LA Tech in Finale Monarchs Drop Heartbreaker to LA Tech in Finale
Baseball 05/19/2018

Despite a masterful 8.2 innings from starting pitcher Morgan Maguire, Old Dominion fell in heart-breaking fashion to LA Tech, 3-2, in the 2018 season finale on Saturday at J.C. Love Field.

ODU's Late Rally Comes Up Short at LA Tech ODU's Late Rally Comes Up Short at LA Tech
Baseball 05/18/2018

In a wild and wacky game two in Ruston, Old Dominion nearly overcame a nine-run deficit in game two against LA Tech, but ultimately fell to the Bulldogs, 11-8, on Friday evening at J.C. Love Field.

ODU Falls in Series Opener at LA Tech, 11-3 ODU Falls in Series Opener at LA Tech, 11-3
Baseball 05/17/2018

An early barrage of offense from LA Tech carried the Bulldogs over Old Dominion, 11-3, in the weekend series opener on Thursday evening at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.

Three Programs Recognized in APR Report Three Programs Recognized in APR Report
Academic Services 05/16/2018

NORFOLK, Va. Old Dominion University had three athletic programs recognized among the top 10 percent of Academic Progress Rate scores within their respective sport, as baseball, men's basketball and women's lacrosse achieved superior APR marks announced today by the NCAA. This is baseball's first ever appearance in the top-10 percent, while men's basketball earned top-10 percent for the second-straight year and women's lacrosse for the third consecutive time. The latest APR data compiled the retention and eligibility rates for the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years. Each year, the NCAA honors selected Division I sports teams by publicly recognizing their latest multiyear NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR). This announcement is part of the overall Division I academic reform effort and is intended to highlight teams that demonstrate a commitment to academic progress and retention of student-athletes by achieving the top APRs within their respective sports. Specifically, these teams posted multiyear APRs in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport. The APR provides a real-time look at a team's academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team's academic performance. Additional information regarding the APR performance of all Division I members and individual teams will be released by the NCAA on May 23.

Old Dominion Sailing Set to Host ICSA Championships Old Dominion Sailing Set to Host ICSA Championships
Sailing 05/16/2018

NORFOLK, Va. Old Dominion University is set to host the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championships beginning on May 22. The Women's event begins on May 22 and will last for four days immediately followed by the Team Race championship on May 26, lasting for three days and the Coed championship on May 29, lasting for four days. Racing is scheduled to begin for the Sperry Women's Championship on Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m. The sailors will sail LaserPerformance Club Flying Juniors (FJs) and LaserPerformance Z420s, on the waters of the Elizabeth River. The first two days of racing will be the Semifinals, which is divided into two 18-team regattas. These teams have qualified from their conferences to compete in this portion of the championship. The top nine teams from each group will then advance to the Finals Round an 18-boat regatta, which will take place on the last two days of the championship, May 24-25. This is the third time that the Women's Semifinal event will include 36 boats, in the past there have only been 28 competing in this portion of the Championship. The first round of racing is a single round robin with all 16 teams competing against each other. The top eight from this round will advance to a single "championship" round robin followed by a "final four" round robin, which will only be sailed in Z420s. The top three teams and national champions will be determined from the final four. The Gill Championship will begin after the LaserPerformance Team Race Championship on Tuesday, May 29 at 10 a.m. Sailors will again compete in FJs and Z420s on the Elizabeth River as close to the sailing center as the tide will allow. Similar to the Sperry Women's championship, the first two days of racing will be a Semifinal regatta, which will include 36 of the top teams in the country that qualified from their respective conferences to c

Monarchs Head to LA Tech for Final Series of 2018 Monarchs Head to LA Tech for Final Series of 2018
Baseball 05/16/2018

Old Dominion rounds out the 2018 season with a Conference USA series at LA Tech this weekend at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.

Monarchs Downed by VCU in Richmond, 9-3 Monarchs Downed by VCU in Richmond, 9-3
Baseball 05/15/2018

Kyle Battle and Matt Schwarz both homered, but Old Dominion fell to VCU, 9-3, on Tuesday evening at The Diamond in Richmond. ODU and VCU split the midweek season series.

Men's Soccer Announces 2018 Schedule Men's Soccer Announces 2018 Schedule
Men's Soccer 05/15/2018

NORFOLK, Va. Men's soccer head coach Alan Dawson announced the 2018 schedule on Tuesday afternoon. The 2017 C-USA Champions schedule will feature five teams that competed in the NCAA Tournament in 2017. ODU will host 11 home matches in the 2018 season.

UTSA Clinches Series With Sunday Win over ODU UTSA Clinches Series With Sunday Win over ODU
Baseball 05/13/2018

Craig Lopez had three hits for the Monarchs on Senior Day.

Monarchs Take Seventh at Big 12 Rowing Championship Monarchs Take Seventh at Big 12 Rowing Championship
Women's Rowing 05/13/2018

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. The Old Dominion rowing team fought through adversity to finish in seventh place at the Big 12 Rowing Championship taken place on Melton Lake. For the second-straight year, the Monarchs finished ahead of West Virginia. Junior Taylor Phy was named to the All-Big 12 Rowing Team for the second-straight season.

Maguire Shuts Down UTSA, 7-0 Maguire Shuts Down UTSA, 7-0
Baseball 05/12/2018

Morgan Maguire tossed a complete game shutout and Culver Lamb went 4-for-4 to lift Old Dominion University baseball over UTSA 7-0 Saturday evening at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.

Day One Closes at Big 12 Rowing Championship Day One Closes at Big 12 Rowing Championship
Women's Rowing 05/12/2018

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - The Old Dominion rowing team advanced one boat to the Grand Final (3V8) and three to the Petite Final (IV8, 2V8,IV4) at the Big 12 Championship in Oak Ridge, Tenn. at Melton Lake.