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Hobbs, Lawson named to NFCA All-Region first team

6/20/19 CLEVELAND, Ga. (June 19, 2019) – Sophomore Karley Hobbs and freshman Briley Lawson earned spots on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association NAIA All-Region First Team, announced the association in June. Additionally, seven Lady Bears were named to the NFCA All-Academic team; Bethany Hyde, Brie Levy, Jaden Morrison, Kaitlynn Johnson, Katie Carruth, Lauren Mosely and Sara Sullivan. The back-to-back Appalachian Athletic Conference pitcher of the year, All-American second team and …

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Sierra Campbell Named Head Women’s Golf Coach

6/13/19 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia Director of Athletics Lindsay Reeves has announced Sierra Campbell as the second head women’s golf coach in program history on Thursday. Campbell comes to UNG following a highly successful stint as the men’s and women’s golf assistant at NCAA Division II power Dallas Baptist. “We are extremely excited to welcome Sierra as the newest member of the Nighthawk …

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Former TMU All-American Costa scores against Real Betis

6/6/19 (CLEVELAND) – Joao Costa, a former member of the Truett McConnell University men’s soccer team, has played for the Chattanooga Football Club for two seasons and most recently scored against one of the best football clubs in the world, Real Betis. In fact, Costa turned around Marc Barta, one of the best Spanish professional defenders in the world, to find the …

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Hobbs claims spot on NAIA All-America second team

6/5/19 CLEVELAND, Ga. (June 4, 2019) – Karley Hobbs, the two-time Appalachian Athletic Conference pitcher of the year, earned a spot on the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-America second team, announced the league Tuesday as selected by the NAIA All-America committee. Hobbs is the first ever TMU Lady Bear to receive this national accolade. “I am so proud of Hobby,” …

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Johnston earns NAIA All-America honorable mention

6/5/19 (CLEVELAND) – Josh Johnston of the Truett McConnell University baseball team earned a spot on the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-America honorable mention team, announced the league Tuesday as selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches’ Associate All-America Committee. This is the first TMU baseball player to ever receive this accolade. The junior shortstop led the Bears offensively with an overall …

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Bofinger Named ITA All-American

5/31/19 TEMPE, Ariz. – University of North Georgia women’s tennis player Adrienne Bofinger was named an ITA All-American in singles action late Thursday night by the association. A sophomore from Germany, Bofinger finished the season 22-3, playing all but one match at No. 1 singles. She was named an All-Conference first teamer in singles action and was the Peach Belt Tournament Singles Most …

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Smith becomes first All-American in TMU golf history

5/31/19 (CLEVELAND) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2019 Men’s Golf All-America teams, who were selected by the NAIA Men’s Golf Coaches’ Association All-America Committee, and junior Matt Smith of the Truett McConnell University men’s golf team was named to the All-America third team. Smith is now the first TMU golfer, third TMU athlete, to earn this national …

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12 TMU Bears honored as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

5/30/19 (CLEVELAND) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2019 spring Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes and 12 Truett McConnell University individuals were recognized. Altogether, 27 TMU athletes received this award for the 2018-19 academic year. The women’s golf team had the most represented; Teagan Hendrix, Hannah Jordan, Teagan Lovingood and Alexandria Green. Senior David Ford, of the men’s golf team, also received the award. Three …

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TMU Kids Basketball Camps Filling Up Fast

5/29/19 (Cleveland)- The Truett McConnell University kids basketball day camps are filling up fast! Officials report that opportunities include: Kids Camp (June 26-28), Girls Fundamentals Camp (July 15-18), “Up & Out” Shooting Camps (June 24-28), & Boys Fundamentals Camp (July 8-12). For info, visit: visit: http://tmubasketballcamps.com              

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Franklin All-American, Bears finish record-breaking season at nationals

5/27/19 (GULF SHORES, Ala.) – The Truett McConnell University men’s track & field team sent eight individuals to the 2019 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, the most in school history, which took place Thursday – Saturday in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Most notable, freshman Keishon Franklin ran to a fifth-place finish and All-American result in the men’s 400m dash with a …

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