COLLEGE LACROSSE: Lenoir-Rhyne women seeded No. 2, men No. 4 for conference tournaments

Published Monday, April 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) lacrosse tournaments begin on Tuesday, and both Lenoir-Rhyne University teams are in. The LRU women gained the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye while the LRU men are seeded No. 4 and have a first-round match at home against fifth-seeded Newberry, S.C. (time to be announced). The Wingate women …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF: Anderson wins SAC tournament, edging Lenoir-Rhyne by 4 strokes

Published Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Anderson (S.C.) finished at 907, four strokes up on Lenoir-Rhyne University, as it closed out the three-round South Atlantic Conference (SAC) women’s golf championship on Tuesday with a title. The Trojans won a team title and Carson-Newman’s Maeve Cummins, the league’s Freshman of the Year, won an individual title. Anderson’s finish handed it an automatic bid into …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: LRU returns to action Saturday, facing Tusculum in Hickory

Published Friday, January 4th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Lenoir-Rhyne University women return to action on Saturday with a home conference basketball game against Tusculum. The Bears (7-5) face the Pioneers at 2 p.m. at Shuford Gym in a South Atlantic Conference (SAC) game. LRU fell 77-73 in its most recent game, falling to Limestone in Hickory last Saturday. The Bears had four double-figure scorers …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks scores 20 as Lenoir-Rhyne nips Belmont Abbey

Published Thursday, December 20th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com BELMONT – Mason Hawks scored 20 points in his second start of the season on Wednesday afternoon, sparking Lenoir-Rhyne University’s 80-77 road victory over Belmont Abbey. The Bears improved to 9-3 and the Crusaders dropped to 9-3 after their battle in the Wheeler Center. LRU is now idle until a Jan. 5 home game against Tusculum. Hawks hit six …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears’ Cronic wins regional award from national coaching group

Published Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com WACO, Tex. – Drew Cronic’s first season as head football coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University caught the eye of his coaching colleagues. On Tuesday, Cronic was named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Regional Coach of the Year after LRU won three games in 2017 and 12 this season, the biggest turnaround in NCAA Division II. “It’s great that our …