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Rifle Releases 2017-18 Schedule

7/18/17 DAHLONEGA | University of North Georgia head rifle coach Tori Kostecki has released the 2017-18 schedule of events as the Nighthawks look to defend the Southern Conference Championship that they won in their first season with the league. Last year, North Georgia finished as the champion or runner-up in 11 of their 14 events, including capturing both the SoCon and the Georgia ... Read More »

Cantrell Named ABCA/Diamond Sports Regional Coach of the Year

7/7/17 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia baseball coach Tom Cantrell has been honored as the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Diamond NCAA Division II Southeast Region Coach of the Year as announced by the association on its annual year-end awards list. In his 18th season at the helm of the Nighthawk baseball program, Cantrell led North Georgia baseball to new heights ... Read More »

Allen & Hanna Named WGCA All-American Scholars

7/6/17 CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars for Division I, II & III were announced on Tuesday with a total of 952 women’s collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. The University of North Georgia women’s golf team’s Taylor Allen and Shelby Hanna each capped the 2016-17 season by earning the All-American Scholar designation. Earlier this year, both golfers earned Peach ... Read More »

Fogarty Named ABCA/Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glover

6/23/17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Truett McConnell junior Andrew Fogarty was named one of nine ABCA/Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Award winners as announced by the national office Wednesday afternoon. Fogarty is the first TMU player to be awarded with a national Gold Glove since the institution joined the NAIA in 2009. The award is voted on by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association ... Read More »

Carden Signs with Tampa Bay Rays

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6/22/17   (Cleveland)- Former Truett McConnell University  baseball player Chris Carden Wednesday  signed with the Tampa Bay Rays as an undrafted free agent. The Fayetteville,  native finished his TMU career this past season.   Carden played in all 61 games for the Bears in 2017, racking up a .367 batting average with 16 doubles, nine home runs and 55 RBI. Carden ... Read More »

Connor Hoover Selected by Seattle Mariners In MLB Draft

6-15-17 (DAHLONEGA) – University of North Georgia baseball standout Conner Hoover was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 21st round with the 633rd pick of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday. The junior shortstop from Appling becomes the third Nighthawk taken in the MLB draft in the last four years and the eighth player sent to the ... Read More »

Jackson Named TMU’s Head Wrestling Coach

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6/12/17 CLEVELAND | Truett McConnell University and its athletic department have named Jonathan Jackson the next head wrestling coach. Jackson most recently was an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Anderson University. Jackson worked as an assistant and interim coach at Anderson from 2010 to 2016. While wrestling at Anderson, he became a national champion at 157 pounds in 2010. ... Read More »

UNG’S Waidner & Zielen Named ITA Singles All-Americans

6/5/17 TEMPE, Ariz. – The team and individual honors keep rolling in for the University of North Georgia tennis teams as the programs were listed in the final national team rankings while Kathrin Waidner and Niklas Zielen were honored as All-Americans by virtue of their final singles ranking. The Nighthawk men finished the year ranked No. 12 nationally after posting ... Read More »

Eight TMU Athletes Named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

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6/1/17 (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Truett McConnell University had eight more student-athletes named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes as announced by the national office last week. The eight honorees included four baseball players, two softball players and two track and field athletes.Chris Carden, Casey Guilliams, Michael Long and Andrew Fogarty join 11 other AAC baseball players on the list. From softball, Olivia Darley and Reba ... Read More »

TMU Baseball Adds Five More to Incoming Class

6/1/17 (CLEVELAND)  | Head baseball coach Mike Croley has announced the addition of Lyric Harrell, Peyton Mitchell, Cody Nix, Justin Pinker and Jake Witherow to the incoming class at Truett McConnell.Harrell is an infielder that hit .390 with seven doubles and two triples for Praise Academy. His teammate, Pinker, went 8-0 this season with a 1.27 ERA.Mitchell is a left-handed ... Read More »