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Kirkland, UNG Track & Field Team Named USTFCCCA All-Academic

7/26/18 NEW ORLEANS – Continuing to add to her impressive freshman campaign, University of North Georgia track and field student-athlete Abigail Kirkland was named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic individual Thursday. In addition, the Nighthawk track & field team was named an All-Academic Team by the association. Kirkland was one of 405 women to be …

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TMU’s Matt Smith Qualifies For U.S. Amateur

7-2-18 (BOGART)  – Truett McConnell University men’s golf junior Matt Smith made a name for himself at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier that took place at Jennings Mill Country Club on Monday and Tuesday of this week. In a field of over 100 players that featured some of the top NCAA Division I golfers in the southeast region, only the top five would …

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UNG Women’s Golf Reveals 2018 Fall Slate

7/12/18 DAHLONEGA – Fresh off a season that saw the first women’s golfer make the NCAA South Super Regional, head women’s golf coach Leigh Anne Hunter has announced the fall schedule for the University of North Georgia women’s golf program. The schedule includes five tournaments between the months of September and October, including hosting the LeeAnn Noble Memorial in Dahlonega in mid-October. The …

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UNG Men’s Golf Announces Fall Schedule

7/11/18 DAHLONEGA – After sending an individual to the NCAA South/Southeast Regional for the second consecutive year, the University of North Georgia men’s golf team and Director of Golf / Head Men’s Golf Coach Bryson Worley has announced the fall slate of tournaments for the 2018-19 season. The fall schedule consists of four tournaments, including hosting the fifth annual UNG Invitational to kick …

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Rifle Puts Four on SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team

7/9/18 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Four University of North Georgia rifle student-athletes were named to the Southern Conference’s (SoCon) Spring Academic All-Conference team as announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Ruthanne Conner, Hannah Peevy, Tobin Sanctuary and Brianna Shaw were four of a SoCon record 570 selections to the team. The previous record for the league was 479 on last spring’s team. The …

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UNG’s Sabol, Stone Named WGCA All-American Scholars

7/5/18 CORAL GABLES, Fla. – University of North Georgia women’s golfers Megan Sabol and Karson Stone were named Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars earlier this week, as announced by the association’s national office. Sabol and Stone were two of 1,011 women’s golfers across all NCAA divisions to be recognized with the prestigious honor. In total, 13 women from the …

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Kylee Smith, UNG Softball Named Statistical Champions in Multiple Categories

7/3/18 DAHLONEGA – The University of North Georgia softball team and sophomore Kylee Smith were named NCAA Division II statistical champions as announced by the NCAA earlier this week. The No. 5 Nighthawks led the nation in team ERA and winning percentage while Smith led Division II in ERA, wins and total strikeouts. North Georgia’s pitching staff had an ERA of …

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North Georgia Places 128 on Peach Belt Presidential Honor Roll

6/29/18 AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has released its 2017-18 Presidential Honor Roll with 1,473student-athletes recognized including 128 from the University of North Georgia. The Presidential Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at the 12 PBC member institutions who had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the academic year. UNG’s total of 128 student-athletes is just six shy of …

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UNG to Host NCAA Cross Country Southeast Regional in November

6/25/18 DAHLONEGA – For the first time in history, a NCAA postseason event will be held on the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus as the UNG cross country team will host the NCAA Southeast Regional on November 17 at the UNG Cross Country Course. The 2018 NCAA regional will mark the 10th time that North Georgia has competed for a chance to …

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Maxwell named TMU Director of Athletic Communications and Marketing

6/12/18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (June 12, 2018) – Joan Maxwell has been named the new Director of Athletic Communications and Marketing for Truett McConnell University, announced Jenni Shepard, head athletic director for Truett. Maxwell, born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Illinois, spent the last year in sports information with Appalachian Athletic Conference member, Milligan College, where she assisted in covering all 24 teams. …

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