FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon volleyball team is ranked second in the West Division with the release of the USA South Athletic Conference preseason poll on Thursday.
The preseason ranking is the highest for the Hawks since beginning play in the USA South in 2013.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The USA South Athletic Conference released its men’s and women’s preseason soccer polls on Wednesday.
The Huntingdon women are fourth in the West Division and the Huntingdon men are tied for fifth in the West Division of their poll.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon volleyball team and men’s and women’s soccer teams began preseason practice on Aug. 17.
An update for each team’s preseason will be featured this week, beginning with volleyball.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon’s soccer, volleyball and cross country coaches welcomed 86 student-athletes to campus on Friday for the start of preseason practice.
Practice for each team begins on Saturday
NATCHEZ, Miss. – Former Huntingdon golfer and three-time All-American Stephen Shephard won his first professional event on Saturday.
In his debut on the All Pro Tour, Shephard shot a 15-under-par 273 in four rounds and won the Taco Bell Natchez Classic in a playoff at Beau Pre Country Club.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department will enter the new school year with several new faces.
Eight assistant coaches in five sports have joined the Hawks’ coaching staff since the spring. Football added four new assistant coaches while men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball each added one new assistant coach.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon pitchers Carden Mellown and John Crawford took advantage of their opportunities this summer.
The rising Huntingdon seniors spent the past two months playing baseball in a pair of summer collegiate leagues. Mellown is pitching for the Charlottesville Tom Sox in the Valley League and Crawford pitched for the Valley Center Mud Daubers in the Kansas Collegiate League Baseball.
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Huntingdon golfer Vanessa Leiterman was recently announced as an All-American Scholar by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
This is the second straight year Leiterman has been recognized as an All-American Scholar.
DECATUR, Ala. – Huntingdon golfer Drew Mathers recently won his second amateur tournament of the summer with a two-stroke win in the Spirit of America Classic.
Mathers shot a 13-under-par 271 at Burningtree Country Club to beat two-time defending tournament champion and University of South Alabama golfer Brooks Rabren.
NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon junior Drew Mathers was announced as a member of the 2019 All-Nicklaus Team this week.
The team is comprised of golfers from Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA. Mathers was one of three Division III golfers to earn the recognition. The Mobile, Ala., native was a finalist for the Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award this season.
TULSA, Okla. – Former Huntingdon All-American Joseph Odom is looking forward to his first minor league All-Star Game.
Odom is one of eight Arkansas Travelers and one of two catchers on the North roster for the Texas League All-Star Game. The Double-A All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. (Central) at ONEOK Field in Tulsa.
NORMAN, Okla. – Four Huntingdon golfers were recognized with the release of the Golf Coaches Association of America’s finalized Division III Ping All-America teams.
Senior Stephen Shephard and junior Drew Mathers were announced as first-team All-America selections in May. This week, senior Henry Gee was named third-team All-America and senior Mark Connelly was named an honorable mention selection.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A total of 119 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Friday.
The student-athletes, representing each of Huntingdon's 18 athletic programs, were among the 1,441 USA South student-athletes named to the team.