Lincoln stops losing skid with 17-14 win over Elizabeth City

14 VIKINGS 17  LUPA Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ECSU 0 7 7 0 14 LUPA 7 3 7 0 17 From lulions.com: COATESVILLE, Pa. – As the clock ticked away and the rain steadily cascaded from the sky, the excitement on the field was palpable as the Lincoln University football snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 17-14 Homecoming victory over Elizabeth City State University Saturday at Red Raider Stadium. Ironically, it was a case of déjà vu for the Lions as the last Lincoln victory came in 2019…

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From the CIAA : 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics   CHARLOTTE – The 2021 football season continues with week five action as the cream of the CIAA crop begins to rise to the top. The final week of cross-divisional takes center stage before divisional play kicks off next week. Several teams across the CIAA look to make a statement as they set their sights on making a run to the conference title game and possibly the Division II playoffs.  Let’s examine how each team fared in this second week of…

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Gardener-Webb puts it on Lincoln, 63-0

From LuLions.com: 0 LINC 56 GWU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F LINC 0 0 0 0 0 GWU 18 28 10 0 5 BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The Lincoln University football team stepped up a level in competition to close out the non-conference portion of the schedule, falling to Division I Gardner Webb Saturday, 56-0. After holding the Runnin’ Bulldogs to just 10 points after the first three possessions, Lincoln finished the first half allowing 46 points – 18 in the first quarter and 28 in the second quarter. Gardner…

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Kyrie Irving pays tuition of nine Lincoln University students

Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving made a difference for nine students at Lincoln University, an HBCU near Oxford, Pennsylvania founded April 29, 1854 that was the nation’s first degree granting Historically Black College and University. Irving paid for the tuition of the nine students as part of his foundation’s “11 days of giving.” To the garbage sports media out there , I issue a challenge that will question your objectivity and integrity, if you are not completely bereft of either. Let us see if this Kyrie Irving story with…

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Lincoln University student athletes getting it done in the classroom

From Lincoln University Athletics: Nine Lincoln University student-athletes earned a 4.0 grade point average for the 2020 fall semester as the athletic department improved its cumulative GPA over the 3.0 mark for the first time as a Division II program. Eighty-four percent of the teams (11 of 13) recorded team grade point averages of 3.0 or higher. The women’s basketball team led the department with a 3.42 GPA in the fall semester, followed by men’s cross country (3.332) and women’s track & field (3.307). “What a tremendous accomplishment for our…

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MacKenzie Scott donates $20 million to Lincoln University

Courtesy of Lincoln University: The transformational gift will fortify the University’s investments in student success, need-based scholarships, co-curricular programs, faculty development, and research. LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. —Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University, announced today that it has received a generous $20 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Scott’s gift is the largest from a single donor in Lincoln’s 167-year history. “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Ms. MacKenzie Scott for her investment in the Lincoln University legacy, which has been transforming…

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Lincoln University’s Jason Armstrong ranked amongst top D-2 assistant coaches

from lulions.com: Lincoln University Associate Head Coach Jason A. Armstrong is ranked as one of the top assistant coaches in Division II. The Minority Coaches Association has ranked the first-year assistant as the sixth best assistant coach. “It’s no surprise at all that Jason is rated as one of the top assistant coaches in the country,” said Lincoln University head men’s basketball coach Corey Lowery. “He has a championship pedigree, has developed numerous All-Conference players, he genuinely cares about the players, is a great recruiter, and has a great mind for the game. These…

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Lincoln taken to the woodshed by Lock Haven 57-13 in opener

From lulions.com: The Lincoln University football team kicked off their 2019 season with a game at Lock Haven University Thursday night, falling to the Bald Eagles 57-13. Eban Jackson II (Los Angeles, Calif./Narbonne)led the Lions passing attack with 159 yards.  Richie Goslee (Suitland, Md./The Avalon School)(4 catches, 50 yards) and Dah’mear Triplett(Elkton, Md./Elkton) (3 catches, 61 yards) were the top receivers.  Triplett caught a 44 yard pass for a touchdown in the third quarter. Christopher Edward-Smalls (Yeadon, Pa./Wissahickon) picked up the majority of the Lions 111 yards on the ground with 60 yards rushing.  Justin Johnson (Etters, Pa./Red Land)added…

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Lincoln Women’s Track gets ten top-ten finishes at Gwynedd Mercy Twilight Meet

Courtesy of Lincoln (PA) Sports Information The Lincoln University women’s track team turned in ten top ten finishes and three personal best times as they competed at the Gwynedd Mercy University Mid-Week Twilight Meet in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon. There was no team scoring in the meet, which saw 15 schools competing. Lincoln’s top finishes came in the field events.  Keyana Brooks took home second place in both the shot put and discus competition, with a personal-best toss of 32.12 meters (108′) in the discus and a toss of…

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Lincoln Men’s Track wins three events and had eight top fives at Gwynedd Mercy Twilight Meet

Courtesy of Lincoln (PA) Sports Information Lincoln Men’s Track and Field athletes won three events and recorded eight top five finishes as they competed at the Gwynedd Mercy University Mid-Week Twilight Meet in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon. There was no team scoring in the meet, which saw 15 schools competing. Xavier Fountain won the javelin throw with a toss of 51.38 meters(168′ 7″) while Solomon Potter won the shot put with a toss of 14.02 meters (46′).   Potter also placed second in the discus with a throw of 42.22…

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