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UNG’s Tshimanga Leads Men’s Basketball Past Saints

11/22/17 DAHLONEGA – Ephraim Tshimanga had a career-high 34 points to lead the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team past Limestone, 86-73, Tuesday night in Memorial Hall. The Nighthawks improve to 2-2 on the season. After leading by one at halftime, the Nighthawks quickly fell down by five to Limestone before mounting a 10-0 run to lead by five. From there, UNG …

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UNG”s Rifle Falls to No. 13 NC State in Top-20 Matchup

11/20/17 RALEIGH, N.C. – Kimberlee Nettles was the top performer for the No. 20 University of North Georgia rifle team, but the Nighthawks fell just short against the No. 13 NC State Wolfpack Sunday inside Reynolds Coliseum. Nettles finished fourth overall in the match, shooting a 587 in air rifle which tied for the match’s best score in the discipline. Her score was …

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TMU Women’s Basketball Drops AAC Game to Montreat, 71-78

11/19/17 (CLEVELAND)-    Senior Anna Murr finished with a game-high 23 points, but the Montreat Cav’s got out to a 10 point lead early in the second half and never looked back en route to a 78-71 win over the Truett McConnell women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon. The Bears are now 2-4 on the season and 0-3 in AAC play. The Bears exchanged points …

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UNGs Blankinship Nets Double-Double in 75-49 Win Over Barton

11/18/17 DAHLONEGA – Deana Blankinship recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards as the University of North Georgia women’s basketball team improved to 4-1 with a 75-49 win over Barton Saturday afternoon in the final game of the UNG Nighthawk Classic. The Bulldogs led at 4-3 with 8:14 left before the Nighthawks went on a 16-0 run over the next six minutes to …

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UNG Women’s Basketball Falls to Eagles at UNG Nighthawk Classic

11/8/17 DAHLONEGA – Amber Skidgel posted a season-high 25 points, but the University of North Georgia women’s basketball team lost a shootout with Carson-Newman by a score of 94-90 Friday night in the second game of the UNG Nighthawk Classic. North Georgia pushed the game early and extended a lead to 12 points with 7:46 left in the first half. The Eagles, however, went on …

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TMU Women’s Basketball Falls to AAC Foe Brenau, 47-66

11/17/17 GAINESVILLE, GA. |    The Truett McConnell women’s basketball team fell on the road to AAC foe Brenau University Thursday night 47-66. The Lady Bears are now 0-2 in AAC play and 2-3 on the season.  TMU fell behind early 0-11 but fought back to end the first quarter only down two points, 13-15. The lady bears had trouble finding points …

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UNG’s Coach Davenport Adds Six During Early Signing Period

11/17/17 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia head softball coach Mike Davenport has announced the signing of six student-athletes to his program during the early signing period that ended Wednesday night. Adella Carver, Abbie Crawford, Loren Harris, Katelyn Perry, Olivia Sinquefield and Kaylee Womack signed their respective letters of intent to come play as a Nighthawk starting in the fall of 2018. A catcher from …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Falls to Crusaders in Overtime, 89-87

11/16/17 DAHLONEGA – Shaquan Cantrell led the Nighthawks with a season-high 30 points, but after forcing overtime, the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team was unable to outscore Belmont Abbey in the extra frame, falling 89-87 Wednesday night in Memorial Hall. The Nighthawks are now 1-2 on the season. In a game that saw 13 lead changes and neither team lead by …

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Costa Named Player of the AAC Year

11/15/17 (CLEVELAND)-  No. 3 seed Truett McConnell made history this past Friday as they won their first-ever Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Men’s Soccer Tournament championship, defeating fourth-seeded Union 2-0. AAC Player of the Year Joao Costa gave Truett McConnell the early advantage as he tallied his 28th goal of the season, making it 1-0 at the half. Raul Diaz came off the bench and …

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UNG’s VanHorn Named D2CCA All-Southeast Region

11/15/17 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia women’s soccer player Renee VanHorn was named to the D2CCA All-Southeast Region Second Team as announced Wednesday afternoon by the association. The junior from Marietta, Georgia, netted 14 goals and seven assists in the Nighthawks’ 12-4-2 campaign in 2017. She led the squad in goals and points, and finished fifth in the Peach Belt Conference in …

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