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UNG’s Smith Sets Single Game Strikeout Record in 3-0 Win Over Barry

2/23/19 MELBOURNE, Fla. – Kylee Smith struck out 17 batters, a new single game record, as the No. 3 University of North Georgia softball team won the opening game of the Florida Tech Invitational with a 3-0 win over Barry Friday night. UNG got on the board in the fifth on a Kali Turner RBI single to score Harlee Williams and put the Nighthawks on top, …

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UNG Baseball Runs Past Flagler in Peach Belt Opener

2/23/19 DAHLONEGA – Steven Bower threw seven innings to earn the win as the University of North Georgia baseball team defeated Flagler, 9-4, Friday night at Bob Stein Stadium. The Nighthawks got on the board first in the second inning, using a Josh Profit RBI double and a William Mapes RBI single to push the lead to 2-0. After the Saints cut the lead …

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Davis underlines AAC postseason awards, Franky All-Freshmen

2/22/19 (CLEVELAND)- For the second year straight, senior Christian Davis of the Truett McConnell University men’s basketball team was named to the Appalachian Athletic Conference first team and All-Defensive team, announced the league Wednesday. Additionally, Enocka Franky earned a spot on the All-Freshmen team. DAVIS BY THE NUMBERS Davis, last year’s AAC Defensive Player of the Year, played and started in all 29 games …

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Floyd earns AAC All-Freshmen Team nod

2/22/19 (CLEVELAND) – Freshman Re’Tavia Floyd of the Truett McConnell University women’s basketball team claimed a spot on the Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Freshmen Team, announced the league Wednesday. Floyd led the Lady Bears during her freshman campaign averaging 13.6 points a game. Floyd compiled a total of 42 steals, 38 assists and 81 rebounds. In addition, Floyd currently ranks 18th nationally in …

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TMU Lacrosse drops season opener at Point

2.21.19 WEST POINT –  The Truett McConnell University women’s lacrosse team traveled to Appalachian Athletic Conference foe, Point University, to open up their 2019 season. The Lady Bears fell in their season opener (19-2) while the Skyhawks won their third game of the year. COACH’S COMMENTS “First game is out of the way,” Head Coach Channing Hoyt said. “This was Point’s fourth …

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TMU’s Matheson earns bid to nationals

2/21/19 CLEVELAND,  – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the 2019 NAIA Wrestling National Championships qualifiers on Tuesday evening and junior Jacob Matheson of the Truett McConnell University wrestling team appeared on that list. Preseason ranked No. 19, Matheson (at 184) finished runner-up in the Appalachian Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday after falling to the No. 1 wrestler in the country, …

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TMU Athletics announces addition of Bear Club

2/21/19 CLEVELAND,  The Truett McConnell University Athletic Department has announced the addition of the TMU Bear Club; “I am very excited to announce the creation of the TMU Bear Club,” Athletic Director Jenni Shepard said. “This is something that I have wanted for a while, so I am very happy to see it come to fruition. The purpose of this club is to help …

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No. 16 TMU Bears claim runner-up to kick off spring schedule

2/21/19 SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2019) – The No. 16 Truett McConnell University men’s golf team traveled to the Georgetown College Invitational and finished runner-up of eight teams with a total score of 603. Appalachian Athletic Conference foe No. 10 Point University took the win while host Georgetown followed in third. Juniors Dawson Day and Matt Smith led the way tied in sixth …

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No. 24 UNG Women’s Basketball Overcomes Clayton State’s Pressure to Win, 69-57

2/21/19 MORROW, Ga. – Despite turning the ball over 26 times, the No. 24 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team did enough to defeat Clayton State, 69-57, Wednesday night. The Nighthawks led for all but 1:10 in the game after scoring the first seven points. The Lakers kept the game close throughout the night and took a 43-41 lead, their …

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