SAC MEN’S BASKETBALL: Catawba nips LRU for title; both get into NCAA Division II bracket

Published Monday, March 11th, 2019

Big semifinal win over Queens helps Bears earn at-large bid   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENVILLE, S.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s first appearance in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) basketball tournament final since 2005 fell short of a title. Second-seeded Catawba edged the fifth-seeded Bears 71-67 at Furman’s Timmons Arena on Sunday afternoon, earning the SAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division II tournament. …

MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Buduo sets single-season scoring record as Bears roll

Published Thursday, April 12th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com SALISBURY – Joe Buduo scored six times, breaking a school record for single-season scoring, as Lenoir-Rhyne University continued to roll in South Atlantic Conference (SAC) men’s lacrosse on Wednesday. The Bears defeated host Catawba 20-11, improving to 13-1 overall and 6-0 in the SAC by posting their ninth straight victory. Buduo, a junior from Shrewsbury, Mass., has 52 goals …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Lenoir-Rhyne clinches share, moves closer to title

Published Thursday, April 12th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com SALISBURY – Four-goal matches from two players lifted visiting Lenoir-Rhyne University past Catawba 14-9 on Wednesday, wrapping up at least a share of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) title in women’s lacrosse. The Bears are 7-7 overall and 7-0 in the league, sitting 1 ½ matches ahead of Catawba (9-6, 5-1) and Queens and each team plays eight conference …

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Grigg’s pitching gives Bears first series edge over Catawba since 2002

Published Sunday, March 4th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com SALISBURY – Sophomore John Grigg threw a complete game shutout and juniors Justin Dean and Aaron Stamper each homered on Saturday, leading Lenoir-Rhyne University to a split with host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference (SAC) baseball. The Bears won that second game 5-0 after the Indians won the opening game 6-5, and that nightcap victory gave LRU its first …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER: Lenoir-Rhyne nips Catawba, wins by a goal on road

Published Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com SALISBURY – Scoring three straight goals on Wednesday night, the Lenoir-Rhyne University women nipped host Catawba 3-2 in South Atlantic Conference (SAC) soccer. Down by one score at the half, the Bears (1-4-1, 6-2-1) gained the lead when senior defender Helen Ramsey, sophomore forward Hannah Van Eerden and junior midfielder Abbie Brown scored a goal each. The eventual game-winner, …