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13-th ranked Railsplitters NCAA Tournament run comes to an end in 76-61 loss to Barton in Southeast Regional semifinals

Posted: 03/17/2013 - AIKEN, SC -- The 13th-ranked and second-seeded Railsplitters rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit to cut to within two points with 9:40 remaining, however, the three-seeded Barton College Bulldogs closed the game on a 21-8 run to oust Lincoln Memorial from the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional, 76-61, on Sunday in Aiken, South Carolina.

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No. 9 UK baseball wins first series at Florida in 14 years

Posted: 03/17/2013 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- All-America southpaw Corey Littrell fired eight one-run innings and catcher Micheal Thomas belted a three-run homer in the second inning, leading No. 9 Kentucky to a 6-2 win over Florida, its first series win at UF in 14 years and just the fifth in program history, on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at McKethan Stadium.

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Baseball trips up at Tennessee Tech

Posted: 03/17/2013 - COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Despite out-hitting Tennessee Tech, 9-5, the Morehead State baseball team was unable to avoid the series sweep, falling in game three, 5-2.

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Patriots drop series to Blue Raiders

Posted: 03/17/2013 - WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - On Friday, March 15th the University of the Cumberlands (UC) baseball team hosted Mid-South Conference (MSC) foe #12 Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) at Doyle Buhl Stadium for a three game series.

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Patriot Ladies fall short to Warriors

Posted: 03/17/2013 - WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women’s basketball team traveled to Frankfort, KY this past week in hopes of bringing home a National Championship as they competed in the NAIA Division I National Championships. Their motto “Work for Tuesday” fell short in the first round of action as the #8 seeded Patriots were defeated by #1 seeded Westmont College Warriors 63-58.

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No. 13 LSU rallies in sixth inning to defeat No. 17 UK, 3-2

Posted: 03/17/2013 - BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 13 LSU softball team rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, getting a two-out, two-run single from outfielder A.J. Andrews to erase a 2-0 defeat and clinch a 3-2 victory, sealing the three-game sweep over No. 17 Kentucky on Sunday at Tiger Park.

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Cats miss NCAA, will be No. 1 seed in NIT

Updated: 03/17/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - For the first time in the John Calipari-era in Lexington, the Kentucky Wildcats will not be participating in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats were left out of the field of 68 teams that were announced on Sunday evening.

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Union, Montreat split AAC doubleheader

Posted: 03/16/2013 - MONTREAT, N.C. - Union splite an Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader at Montreat (N.C.) Saturday, winning the first game 9-3 but dropping the nightcap 3-2.

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Baseball drops shootout with Tennessee Tech

Posted: 03/16/2013 - COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Morehead State baseball team recorded double-digit hits for a second straight game on Saturday, but it wasn't enough in an 11-5 setback to Tennessee Tech at Bush Stadium.

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Lorenza Ross cans game-winner to send Railsplitters past UNC-Pembroke

Posted: 03/16/2013 - AIKEN, SC - Fueled by a game-winning jumper by Lorenza Ross with four seconds remaining, the 13th-ranked and second-seeded Railsplitters advanced past the seventh-seeded University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 82-80, in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Saturday afternoon in Aiken, South Carolina. With the win, Lincoln Memorial University (25-5) will advance to the semifinals of the Southeast Regional, where they are set to square off against three-seeded Barton College on Sunday at 5 p.m.

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Lady Bulldogs swept at Point in AAC action

Posted: 03/16/2013 - WEST POINT, Ga. - The Union College softball team dropped a pair of Appalachian Athletic Conference games at Point (Ga.) on Saturday. The host Skyhawks won game one, 2-0, then completed the sweep with a 14-1 victory over the Lady Bulldogs in game two (in five innings).

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Cousino powers No. 9 Wildcats to series-evening win

Posted: 03/16/2013 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- All-America centerfielder Austin Cousino went 3-for-5 with four RBI and his fourth homer of the year, a double and a steal, leading No. 9 Kentucky to a series-evening 11-5 win over Florida, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in front of 3,120 at McKethan Stadium.

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Bengals DE Michael Johnson signs franchise tender

Posted: 03/15/2013 - CINCINNATI, Oh. - Bengals DE Michael Johnson, who was designated March 1 as the team’s franchise player for 2013, today signed the one-year tender offer extended by the club as part of the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Westmont (CA) holds off Cumberlands, 63-58

Posted: 03/14/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. - Westmont (Calif.) held off a late threat by Cumberlands (Ky.), 63-58, Thursday to advance to the second round of the 2013 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Championships.

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Mathies named finalist for Wooden Award

Posted: 03/14/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior guard A’dia Mathies has been named one of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award for the second straight season, as announced Thursday by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. The national ballot will be mailed to Wooden Award voters this week, with voting beginning March 18. Selected by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board, the ballot is made up of 15 student-athletes who are the final contenders for women’s college basketball’s most prestigious honor.

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UK Hoops signee named Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year

Posted: 03/14/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women's basketball signee Makayla Epps of Marion County High School was named by The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, the 2012-13 Gatorade Kentucky Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Epps is the first Gatorade Kentucky Girls Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Marion County High School.

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Baseball hits the road for OVC series with Tennessee Tech

Posted: 03/14/2013 - COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- After starting Ohio Valley Conference play with a 2-1 series win over Murray State last weekend, the Morehead State baseball team travels to Cookeville, Tenn. for an OVC matchup with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.

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Cumberlands baseball dominates mid-week play

Posted: 03/14/2013 - WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - After a slow start to the season, the University of the Cumberlands (UC) baseball team has been one of the hottest teams in the country winning 9 of their last 10 games. That streak continued this week as the Patriots hosted Holy Cross College on Monday, March 12th and Ohio MidWestern College on Tuesday, March 13th at Doyle Buhl Stadium.

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No. 17 softball hits road to face No. 13 LSU

Posted: 03/14/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a historic midweek win against No. 24 North Carolina that included the ninth no-hitter in school history and the largest margin of victory in school history, the No. 17/17 University of Kentucky softball team looks to keep its hot streak alive when it travels to face No. 13/13 LSU this weekend at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

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Pilots fly past Bears in national tournament

Posted: 03/14/2013 - KANSAS CITY – Unseeded LSU-Shreveport answered No. 8 University of Pikeville at every turn and held on for a 91-87 win Wednesday night in the 2013 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship.

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Waters collects NAIA All-American Second Team honors

Posted: 03/13/2013 - SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2012-13 Division II Women's Basketball All-America teams, and Union senior Lindsey Waters landed on the second team for the second year in row.

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Cavaliers come up short at No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan

Posted: 03/13/2013 - ATHENS, Tenn. – #1 Tennessee Wesleyan and visiting UVa-Wise locked up in a pitcher’s duel at Jack Bowling Field on Wednesday. The victorious Bulldogs struck for two runs in the second inning and held off a late Cavalier rally to post a 2-1 victory.

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No. 13 Railsplitters primed to open NCAA Southeast Regional tournament against seven-seeded UNC-Pembroke on Saturday

Posted: 03/13/2013 - AIKEN, SC -- The 13th-ranked/second-seeded Railsplitters are set to make their third-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday with the quarterfinal matchup of the 2013 NCAA Southeast Regional against seventh-seeded UNC Pembroke, slated for 2:30 p.m. tip in USC Aiken's Convocation Center.

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Lady Bulldogs drop pair of AAC games at No. 13 Reinhardt

Posted: 03/12/2013 - WALESKA, Ga. - The Union College softball team was swept in a doubleheader at No. 13 Reinhardt on Tuesday evening in Appalachian Athletic Conference Action. The host Lady Eagles won game one 8-0 (in six innings), then captured game two over the Lady Bulldogs, 6-2.

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Luke Logan named offensive line coach

Posted: 03/12/2013 - WISE, Va. – Former UVa-Wise tight end and graduate assistant coach Luke Logan has been promoted to the full-time offensive line coach and video coordinator for the 2013 season. A Southwest Virginia native, Logan was a three-year letter-man for the Cavaliers and started at tight end as a senior.

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