Saint Augustine’s Dill wins Men’s 800; SAU posts 23 top ten finishes at USC

From the SAU office of Sports Information: Results RALEIGH, N.C. (April 20) – Shaquille Dill (Sr./Pembroke, Bermuda) captured the men’s 800 run as Saint Augustine’s University produced 23 top ten finishes in the USC Outdoor Open track & field meet at Cregger Track in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday.  Dill ran an NCAA Division II provisional time of 1:49.95 to win the 800 run. Overall, the Falcons and Lady Falcons recorded 10 provisional times in the meet. For the men, Brandon Parris (Sr./Sion Hill, St. Vincent) placed third in the 200…

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Saint Augustine’s Track wins five events at Bill Carson Invitational

From the SAU Office of Sports Information: Results  RALEIGH, N.C. (April 7) – Saint Augustine’s University continued its successful start to the outdoor season with five victories in the Bill Carson Invitational track & field meet in Greenville, N.C., on Saturday, April 6.  The Falcons’ men, ranked second nationally in Division II, led the way with wins in four events. Brandon Parris (Sr./Sion Hill, St. Vincent) won the 200 dash in a provisional time of 21.28 and the team of Damere Gilbert (Jr./Sharon Hill, PA), Robert Walker (Jr./Newburgh, NY), Dontarian…

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Saint Augustine’s Tyre Gathright named Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award for Men’s Basketball

From theciaa.com : CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 2, 2019) – All-CIAA guard Tyre Gathright from Saint Augustine’s University has been named the winner of the 2018-19 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for men’s basketball. The award, chosen by a combination of votes from CIAA men’s basketball coaches, CIAA media and fans, is awarded to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in CIAA men’s basketball. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the national Senior CLASS Award was launched in 2001 to honor the attributes of college basketball seniors who remained committed…

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Second half surge pushed Shaw past Saint Augustine’s and into CIAA semis

From theciaa.com : Jolisa Williams contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 28, 2019 – For the first time in three seasons, the Shaw University men’s basketball team was able to capture a victory at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament and move on to the semifinals as the Bears rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half to defeat rival Saint Augustine’s University in the quarterfinal round at the Bojangles Coliseum Wednesday night. The tournament victory is the first for head coach Joel Hopkins since he returned…

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Tyre Gathright’s 40 points powers SAU over Livingstone

From Falcon Sports Information Department: RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 21) – For the second time in three games, Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC) scored a career-high to lift Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) to a big road win.  The first time was Feb. 9 when he drilled 32 points in a win over Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, N.C. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Preseason All-CIAA guard surpassed his previous high with 40 points in a 91-85 victory over Livingstone College at New Trent Gymnasium in Salisbury, N.C.  Gathright led an SAU squad…

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Saint Augustine’s takes down Winston-Salem State 68-51

by Falcons Sports Information Department WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 9) – Saint Augustine’s University quieted a packed crowd at the Gaines Center with defense and Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC)  as the Falcons toppled Winston-Salem State University 68-51 in a CIAA men’s basketball game on Saturday. The Falcons limited the Rams to 36.7 percent shooting, including 21.1 percent behind the three-point arc. The Rams’ point total is a season-low for a Falcons’ opponent. It is also the Rams’ second-lowest scoring output this season. Gathright provided the Falcons’ offensive spark as he scored a…

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CIAA, Lowe’s to recognize SAU’s Kelsee Arnold and Tyre Gathright

From theciaa.com: Office of Sports Information RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 29) – The Lowe’s Corporation and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will recognize basketball student-athletes Kelsee Arnold (Sr./Fayetteville, GA) and Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC) of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) during the men’s and women’s doubleheader against Livingstone College on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Emery Gymnasium. Both Arnold and Gathright are SAU nominees for the Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award, given to a male and female basketball senior who excel in the areas of the four C’s – Classroom, Character, Community…

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Three point shooting key in SAU’s 76-74 victory over Shaw

From SAU’s Office of Sports Information: RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 26) – Shaw University saw why Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is the best three-point shooting team in the CIAA. The Falcons rained threes on their crosstown rivals in a 76-74 Southern Division men’s basketball victory inside packed Spaulding Gymnasium on Saturday. SAU was sizzling behind the arc, making a season-high 12 of 21 three-pointers for an astounding 57.1 percent. What’s more amazing is the Falcons have actually shot better from three-point land in three other games this season. The Bears couldn’t tell,…

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