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2018 Season Begins at Rio Grande for MVNU Women’s Soccer

From MVNU: MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – On the brink of its season opening match at Rio Grande University on Saturday, August 18 at 5 p.m., first year Head Coach Sarah Maracani provided some insight into the 2018 season ahead. The full interview with Coach Maracani is provided below, which was held prior to the team’s home scrimmage on August 11 …

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REGISTRATION FOR MVNUNITED YOUTH SPORTS NOW UNDERWAY

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – If you may be searching for a great way to get your children outside and active, look no farther than the newly launched MVNUnited Youth Sports program. Registration is now underway for the programs’ first sport, soccer! REGISTER The goal of MVNUnited Youth Soccer is to provide a fun, skill-development focused league where character, comradery, and competition are …

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EVERY MVNU ATHLETICS PROGRAM EARNS NAIA SCHOLAR-TEAM STATUS

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the NAIA Scholar-Teams for 2017-2018, and MVNU Athletics had each and every one of its programs exceed a 3.0 team grade-point average. For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0-grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by …

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Local Wiffleball team gears up for weekend tournament in West Jefferson

Almost two weeks ago the Sidewinders, a Knox County wiffleball team, was set to play in a tournament in West Jefferson but weather postponed the tournament to this weekend and the team is ready to repeat a solid performance from just over a year ago. Last year the Sidewinders made it to the Elite Eight before falling to the eventual …

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Lords earn ABCA honor for academic achievement

GAMBIER, Ohio — The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced Wednesday the 300 member college and high school programs that earned the 2018 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award. Among those 300, the Kenyon College Lords were one of just 77 NCAA Division III programs to be recognized.                 To be eligible for the academic award, a team had to have a head coach that is a …

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Kenyon College Facility Upgrades taking Shape

From Kenyon College: GAMBIER, Ohio — Kenyon student-athletes returning for the 2018-19 year will find two new practice fields, new synthetic turf at the baseball field and improvements to Kenyon Athletic Center (KAC) facilities. Last season the Lords baseball team secured the program’s first appearance in the NCAC Tournament since 2012. This fall the team will be able to log …

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Ladies gain USTFCCCA All-Academic status

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released Thursday its annual list of All-Academic Team awards. For the 10th time in the past 11 seasons, the Kenyon College Ladies made the list. Including Kenyon, the USTFCCCA recognized 185 women’s NCAA Division III programs that maintained a combined team grade point average …

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Kenyon golfers honored for academic success

NORMAN, Okla. – For the fourth consecutive season, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) tabbed at least two Kenyon Lords as Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars. Wednesday, recent graduate Sadiq Jiwa claimed the honor for the second time in as many seasons, while rising senior Robert Williams became a first-time honoree. To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status …

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Ladies lacrosse honored for academic success

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) released its annual list of Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll members, as well as its list of teams that were named Zag Sports Academic Honor Squads. The Kenyon College Ladies not only earned the team award, but also had five players garner Academic Honor Roll status. Among those five individual Kenyon honorees were …

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Klosowski joins Lords lacrosse staff

 GAMBIER, Ohio – Kenyon College Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Doug Misarti announced that Tom Klosowski has been added to the Lords coaching staff. Klosowski was hired as an assistant coach and will serve as the Lords’ defensive coordinator.                 Klosowski arrives on campus after serving as the head lacrosse coach at Christopher Columbus Catholic High School in Miami, Florida. During two …

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