LRU MEN’S LACROSSE: Beats Wingate, advances to NCAA Division II championship match

Published Sunday, May 23rd, 2021

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Lenoir-Rhyne University men’s lacrosse is moving into the big lights of playing for a national championship. The Bears beat Wingate 18-10 on Sunday at LRU to win a regional title, improving to 15-1 to join the 2013 Bears football team as the school’s teams to play for an NCAA Division II title. Eric …

MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: LRU opens NCAAs at home Saturday againt Colorado Mesa

Published Saturday, May 12th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men — ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division II — open the NCAA Division II South Regional as its top seed and will play fourth-seeded Colorado Mesa in Hickory on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Bears (16-2) and Mavericks (17-2) played on Feb. 24 in Hickory with Colorado Mesa winning 13-12. Colorado Mesa is on …

MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Lett goal lifts unbeaten Bears past another ranked team

Published Sunday, February 18th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Rallying from down four goals, Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men pulled out a 14-13 double overtime lacrosse win on Saturday over Seton Hill. The Bears, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division II, stayed unbeaten (3-0) by winning over ninth-ranked Seton Hill at Moretz Stadium. LRU won when junior All-American long stick middle Collin Lett scored with 43 seconds left …

LENOIR-RHYNE AWARDS: Hanlon, Kenley to receive first Powell Awards

Published Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lacrosse star Mike Hanlon and softball star Sarah Kenley have won the first Wayne B. Powell Student-Athlete Award of Excellence honors at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The school announced the winners of the new award on Tuesday, honoring the school’s former president who retired on Jan. 1. Powell was LRU’s 11th president and served 14 years in that role. …