The Old Dominion men's basketball team (16-5, 7-2 C-USA) had its four-game win-streak snapped by Middle Tennessee (17-5, 9-1 C-USA) on Thursday night by a 66-59 score at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Norfolk, Va. – The Old Dominion University Student-Athlete Development program closed out a strong first month of the Spring 2018 semester with a sophomore/junior doubleheader Wednesday night. The Monarchs welcomed Rob Youngblood as the featured presenter for the department's annual LinkedIn Workshop for junior student-athletes at the Webb Center. Across campus, sophomore student-athletes participated in the Resume RUSH, co-sponsored with ODU Career Development Services (CDS). Between the two events, nearly 200 Monarch student-athletes participated in the valuable sessions. Youngblood led a hands-on session Wednesday afternoon with a select group of student-athletes for more hands-on training, prior to presenting two larger group sessions Wednesday evening. Youngblood is based out of Richmond, Virginia, and has tremendous experience providing leadership and professional development training with businesses, individuals, and students across the state. The focus of the LinkedIn Workshop was on leveraging LinkedIn for students to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Through basic training, Youngblood explored the ins and outs of LinkedIn and provided clarity on how to create a successful profile in order to grow students' networks. Students were exposed to different strategies on how to brand themselves professionally and how to build trust and credibility. He also provided education on utilizing the many resources within LinkedIn as well as taking advantage of on-campus resources. By the end of the session, student-athletes walked out motivated to build off of the session and begin growing their networks for future employment opportunities. Across campus at the LR Hill Sports Complex, sophomore student-athletes were busy learning about the necessary steps to prepare their resumes. Partnering with ODU CDS, the event provided a brief presentation followed by h
NORFOLK, Va. - The Old Dominion (7-6, 3-1 MAC) wrestling team will host Navy (6-2, 3-1 EIWA) on Friday night at 7 p.m. and No. 16 Central Michigan University (6-4, 3-1 MAC) on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Ted Constant Center. John D¿Agostino, Tanner Stephens, and Caleb Richardson will be honored on Friday night as the program celebrates Senior Night.
The Old Dominion University men's basketball team will compete in the 2018 Paradise Jam, as announced by tournament officials on Wednesday afternoon. The 2018 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam will return to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the 2017 edition of the annual event was relocated to the mainland United States due to hurricane damage last September. The 19th annual event will be held at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas, Nov. 16-24, 2018, and play host to 16 Division-I men's basketball teams.
Holly Hutchinson, a sophomore on the ODU women's tennis team and reigning C-USA Freshman of the Year, was named the Conference USA Tennis Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon, as announced by conference officials. The Monarchs have now claimed all three weekly awards for the 2018 spring season.
NORFOLK, Va. – ODU women's rowing head coach Daniel Garbutt is sending a small group of student-athletes to New Braunfels, Texas to train and compete alongside SMU and Iowa. SMU is in the American Athletic Conference and the University of Iowa is in the Big Ten Conference.
The Old Dominion women's basketball team hosts FIU on Friday at 11 a.m. for the second Education Day game of the season. The game will be streamed on CUSA.tv and aired locally on ESPN Radio 94.1.
The Old Dominion women's tennis team took down VCU (2-2) by a 4-0 score on Tuesday at the Thalhimer Tennis Center. With the win, the Monarchs improved to 6-1 on the season and have won their last three in shutout fashion.