Four Albany State golfers named to All-SIAC Men’s Golf First Team

From asugoldenrams.com : Peachtree City, Ga. (April 15, 2019)– Ten student-athletes have been honored as part of the 2018-19 Men’s Golf All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team, as announced Monday. Headlining the All-SIAC Team are Albany State’s Chase McLain, the SIAC Player of the Year, and Spring Hill’s Peter Schilli, the SIAC Freshman of the Year. Miles College’s Leonard Smoot garnered SIAC Coach of the Year accolades. The All-SIAC Player, Freshman, and Coach of the Year was selected by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, while the all-conference teams were decided…

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TSU’s Blue and White Spring Game shows the promise for the upcoming season

From tsutigers.com : PHOTO GALLERY NASHVILLE — The unveiling of the 2019 Tennessee State Tigers football team came in the annual Blue and White Spring scrimmage at Hale Stadium Saturday afternoon. The contest was a full-on scrimmage with 15 minute running clock quarters and no official scoring. The Blue offense and White defense trotted out in 7-personnel before the full 11-man squads took the field in the third quarter. Head coach Rod Reed was satisfied with the flow of the game and happy to see no injuries took place on the slippery…

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SIAC Week 4 Track and Field Performers of the Week

From thesiac.com : ATLANTA, Ga. (March 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its track and field weekly honors, released by the league office on Tuesday. Dedrick Vanover of Morehouse and Yasmine Reynolds of Paine was named this week’s men and women Track Performers of the Week, alongside Shemar Miller of Benedict and Annabel Yates of Spring Hill collected this week’s men and women Field Performers of the Week honor. Women’s Track and Field Track Performer of the Week – Yasmine Reynolds, Paine Reynolds ran personal best times in the 100-meter dash (11.99) and 200-meter dash (24.62) at the Winthrop University Invitational. Reynolds’…

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North Carolina A&T upsets nationally-ranked South Carolina

From meacsports.com : Box Score COLUMBIA, S.C. – North Carolina A&T State baseball’s historic weekend carried over into this week. Days after sweeping Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) foe Bethune-Cookman for the first time, the Aggies earned one of the biggest upset wins in program history by defeating the University of South Carolina 2-0 Tuesday night at Founders Park. The Aggies beat a Gamecocks program out of the Power Five conference SEC with two national championships, six College World Series championship game appearances and 11 College World Series appearances. More importantly, the Aggies (15-9) have…

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Colorado defeats Norfolk State 76-60 in NIT Second Round

From meacsports.com: BOULDER, Colo. – A big first half run made the difference on Monday night, as Colorado defeated the Norfolk State men’s basketball team by a 76-60 margin in the NIT second round at the CU Events Center. The Buffaloes turned a tight game toward their favor thanks to a 19-3 run. They went into half up by 20, although the Spartans outscored them by four in the second half. NSU saw its season come to a close at 22-14 following its second ever postseason victory last Wednesday at Alabama.…

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ASU Men’s Track places third, women twentieth at Emory Invitational

From ASUGoldenRams.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (March 23, 2019) – The Albany State University track & field teams finished (20th(women’s ) / 3rd(men’s)) at the Emory Invitational in their fifth competition of the outdoor season. The meet was hosted by Emory University at the Woodruff P.E. Center Track in Atlanta, Georgia. On the men’s side, ASU finished third with 65.5 points. Tennessee Wesleyan finished first with 78 points followed by Taylor who finished in second and third place while Albany State (65.6) and Hope (54.5) rounded out the top-five. The men grabbed three individual…

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Shaw Athletics unveil new logo

Courtesy of Shaw University Office of Sports Information RALEIGH, N.C. – After months of research and preparation, Shaw University Athletics has taken on a bold and dynamic branding identity that will set the visual direction of the department for the future. The new logo features a new bear. This innovative design pays tribute to the University’s past while modernizing the look through graphics, colors and lettering. The brand rollout will be on Friday, Mar. 22 at 10 a.m. on the third floor in the President’s Conference room in Estey Hall. Shaw…

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Prairie View wins Men’s SWAC Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 92, Texas Southern 86Box Score  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, Texas Southern rushed to a 13-4 advantage over the top-seeded Panthers. The Tigers built a 20-7 lead following a Trayvon Reed dunk with a…

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Grambling Men’s Basketball advance to SWAC semifinals

From Grambling Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team built a 12-point first-half lead and held on late down the stretch for a 59-52 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night in the 2019 Toyota Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State (17-15), the fourth seed, secured its first back-to-back winning season since 2004-2006. The Tigers advance to Friday’s semifinals and will meet top seed Prairie View A&M at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at the Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham,…

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Grambling Women’s hoops finishes off season at home against ASU and AAMU

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team closes out its regular season home campaign with a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games against Alabama State on Thursday and Alabama A&M on Saturday. Tip-off for Thursday’s game is set for 5:30 p.m.at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center as Grambling State will hold Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night. On Saturday, Grambling State will hold Senior Day, as tip-off against the Lady Bulldogs is scheduled for 3 p.m. Grambling State (13-15 overall, 10-6 SWAC) currently sits…

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