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Three Nighthawks Granted NCAA Degree Completion Award

5/28/17 INDIANAPOLIS – Three University of North Georgia student-athletes have been granted a Degree Completion by the NCAA as announced on Friday. Baseball player Josh Bryan, women’s soccer player Megan Gil and women’s basketball player Kelsey Hutchins were each awarded the $6,000 grant. The trio joins former men’s basketball player Tanner Plemmons to become the fourth North Georgia student-athlete to ... Read More »

Michael Gouge Named NCBWA Honorable Mention All-American

5/26/17 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia baseball player Michael Gouge became the ninth All-American in program history as the senior was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-America team on Wednesday. Harris was an honorable mention honoree as an outfielder. Gouge was solid all season hitting .379 with 20 doubles, 10 home runs and 60 RBI ... Read More »

TMU’s Martinet Named NFCA First Team All-Region

5/25/17 LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Junior Milly Martinet was named to the 2017 NFCA NAIA First Team All-East Region as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Wednesday night. The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s six regions with first and second-team recognition. NFCA member coaches from each respective region voted on the teams, and all the honorees now ... Read More »

TMU’s Blackburn Named NAIA Scholar-Athlete

5/25/17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Ashley Blackburn was named one of 174 women’s golf student-athletes nationwide to be named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete as announced by the national office late Thursday morning. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale ... Read More »

TMU’s Barber Set to Run in NAIA National Track Meet

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5/25/17 GULF SHORES, Ala. | Freshman Tyler Barber is set to run in the 66th Annual NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama, in the first year of Truett McConnell’s track and field program. Barber will run in the 800 meter race. The preliminary heats will be contested on Friday with the championship race set ... Read More »

Smith, Hartness and Sprague Named NFCA and D2CCA All-American

5/24/17 SALEM, Va. – Three University of North Georgia softball players were honored as All-Americans by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Wednesday evening at the awards banquet on the eve of the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship at the Sheraton Airport in Roanoke. Earlier today, the same trio collected All-American honors by the D2CCA. Kylee Smith and ... Read More »

Five Nighthawks Named ABCA/Rawlings All-Region

5/24/17 GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions with five University of North Georgia players earning the honor. Michael Gouge and Daniel McCrary collected first team All-Region honors, while teammates Connor Hoover, Dylan Peppers and Bill Leroy were named second team All-Region. “This ... Read More »

TMU Baseball Adds Nine to Upcoming Class

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5/24/17 CLEVELAND | Head baseball coach Mike Croley has announced the addition of nine incoming student-athletes to the Truett McConnell baseball program. The nine incoming players are Russell Barton, Austin Bennett, James Bitner, Dalton Cameron, James Civelli, Mason Gaines, Corban Meeler, Hunter Plant and Kendall Sellers. Barton was named Region Pitcher of the Year this past year while attending Dodge ... Read More »