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Sarah Butler ’16, an exercise science major from Melbourne, Australia, and men’s basketball stalwart Lotanna Nwogbo ’16, a kinesiology major from Lithonia, Georgia, were named Longwood Athletes of the Year.

Athletics recognizes excellence, commitment with 2015-16 awards

Summer 2016

Longwood athletics held its annual awards banquet in April, recognizing the outstanding achievements of the university’s student-athletes and their teams during the 2015-16 season. The hour-and-a-half celebration brought together 200-plus…

The 1982 baseball team at the 2016 Hall of Fame

To the Victors

Spring 2016

Longwood honors 2016 Hall of Fame class A 23-year coaching veteran, an All- American golfer, a career .419 hitter and Longwood’s first College World Series team, 21 members strong, were…

Elizabeth ‘Biz’ McCarthy ’17, 2016 Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year.

Great Expectations

Spring 2016

After championship 2015 season, softball team faces big job in 2016 Coming off a banner season in 2015 that included Longwood’s first NCAA Tournament win of the Division I era, expectations…

When he’s not in class or on the diamond, Janos Briscoe ’17 is a reserve police officer and volunteer firefighter.

Officer in the Outfield

Spring 2016

Right fielder juggles academics, baseball, firefighting and policing “Man, that’s a tough one,” Janos Briscoe says as he ponders the latest question: What makes him more nervous—facing a left-handed pitcher…

Courtney Tolton ’17

The Word on Golf

Spring 2016

Women key in on patience, consistency Development has been the name of the game for women’s golf during the two-year tenure of head coach Shannon Briggs, and the Lancers are…

Sarah Butler ’16

Seniors to lead way for lacrosse in 2016

Spring 2016

Following the graduation of seven core seniors, Longwood’s women’s lacrosse squad will look much different in 2016. But despite the exodus of a senior class that made up nearly half…

Florian Uffer ’17

Full Court Press

Spring 2016

Men energized by first-year coach For a program that spent the summer without a head coach, the Longwood men’s tennis team has come a long way in seven short months…

Eboni Gilliam ’17 played for the Cape Fear Sea Devils before transferring to Longwood.

Final Destination: Division I

Spring 2016

Community college is proving ground for basketball forward For Longwood forward Eboni Gilliam ’17, the drive to play Division I basketball outweighed the difficulty of the long path ahead of…

Tia Watkins ’04 helped the D.C. Divas to the 2015 WFA National Championship, the equivalent of the Super Bowl for women’s professional football, and earned WFA National Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Tackling Stereotypes

Fall 2015

Longwood alum excels as linebacker, breaks down barriers on the gridiron

Pierre Tafelski

Grand Slam

Fall 2015

New head men’s tennis coach took Hawaii Pacific programs to top 10