Monday, September 21

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Lady Trojans Volleyball beats Alderson Broaddus in three sets, remain undefeated in G-MAC play

By Andrew Preston The Lady Trojans 13-9 (6-0) defeated their Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) rival Alderson Broaddus University 3-20 (1-1) in three sets Friday night at the Trojan Fieldhouse. Tonight’s honorary coach recognized by the Lady Trojans was Mark Elliott, director of athletics at Trevecca. Elliott was awarded the first serve of the evening. Elliott’s serve was called in. Tonight’s match was the first and only meeting the Lady Trojans and Lady Battlers will play this season. The Lady Trojans took the first set quickly in just under 20 minutes, 25-11. After the first timeout was called at 8-3, the Lady Trojans rattled off a series of points before the second and final timeout of the set at 16-6. During the second set the Lady Trojans jumped out to early 8-3...
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Trojans fall to Ohio Valley 2-1 in OT

By Andrew Preston The Trojans 6-8-1 (4-5-1) lost in overtime 2-1 to Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) opponent Ohio Valley University 11-4 (8-2) Thursday night at the Trojan Soccer Complex. Tonight’s game was the first home match the Trojans have played in over three weeks. The Trojans returned to the Trojan Soccer Complex upon completing a five game road trip in which they went 3-2. The first half the Trojans and Fighting Scots battled a tough 45 minutes, but neither team was able to score. The Trojans were out-shot by the Fighting Scots eight to two. As the rain poured throughout the night, the condition of the pitch continued to grow worse. Both teams were slipping, unable to truly get into form. In the second half both teams scored a goal. First the Fighting Scot...
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Lady Trojans return home, knock off Ohio Valley 1-0

By Andrew Preston The Lady Trojans 11-4-1 (9-3) defeated Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) foe Ohio Valley University 1-13-1 (1-10), by a score of 1-0 Thursday night at the Trojan Soccer Complex. The Lady Trojans returned to their home pitch after nearly a month of action on the road. The Lady Trojans continued their winning ways going 4-1-1 on the road trip. The first half saw the Lady Trojans put up seven shots, four of which were on goal, but they were unable to find their offensive rhythm. During the second half the Lady Trojans found the back of the net quickly when Diana Corzine scored within the first minute (45:54). The action picked up in the second half as the Trojans came very close to scoring on several occasions. Corzine’s goal ended up being the only...
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Trevecca Department of Athletics hires first strength and conditioning coach

By Andrew Preston Matt Grimm begins his mornings with a 5 a.m. alarm everyday so he can be ready for his appointments with Trevecca athletes throughout the day. Everyday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. you can find Grimm, Trevecca's first strength and conditioning coach, either training athletes, teaching classes or with his personal clients. Grimm was hired in April to monitor the individual and team workouts of the Trevecca athletic teams, something recently required per NCAA law. He is responsible for being present when the teams are in the weight room, assisting and guiding athletes in their workout and assigning team specific workouts. (more…)
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Lady Trojans basketball lean on new coach, new style of play for 2016-2017 season

By Andrew Preston The Lady Trojans begin the 2016–17 season on Nov. 5 with a new head coach and several young players. Chad Hibdon, the new women's basketball head coach, said he will emphasize the toughness of the team that lost three seniors and the program's winningest coach in history. “With a new coaching staff and a new philosophy, I think that where we are right now, we are a very youthful team, not matured into what we can be. We are still in the learning curve stage,” said Hibdon. Of the 15 players on the roster, there are 10 underclassmen, including five freshman. A group of returning seniors will help lead the way. (more…)
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Trojans men’s basketball to be led by one senior

By Andrew Preston The Trojans men’s basketball team will tip off their season Nov. 5 with four returning players and 11 new recruits. Of the 15 Trojans on Head Coach Sam Harris’s roster, only four players returned, and perhaps the biggest loss is the graduation of Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Player of Year Byron Sanford who led last year's team with 18.3 points per game, 7.5 rebounds per game, assists with 133 and steals with 55. But athletic officials say this year's recruited class is up for the challenge. “We knew it was coming going into last year. We have a good recruiting class coming in, but it is just going to take them a little time to gel,” said Harris. (more…)
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First Generation Graduate Hired as Diversity Coordinator

By Bailey Basham When Brodrick Thomas was younger, it was his dream to play football at Auburn. For Thomas, however, getting through school wasn’t easy. “My mom dropped out of junior high school, so she didn’t have any education and didn’t really understand it very much. My dad died when I was in fifth grade, and she had to take on multiple jobs to keep us fed and under shelter. She didn’t have the knowledge to help me, but she was always a strong advocate of education,” said Thomas. “When I first went to college, my mom had no idea of how to help me in any way.”   (more…)
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Annual Barn Dance this Saturday

By Brooklyn Dance Trevecca’s Urban Farm staff is hosting the third annual barn dance, Barnstock, this Saturday, Oct. 15. Trevecca is the only school in Nashville with a farm on campus run by students and faculty.  Urban farm workers embrace this, and host Barnstock partially so that the Trevecca community can step foot into the barn and see what it’s about. (more…)
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Blood Drive Exceeds Expectations

By Eleazar James More than double the expected students turned out for the annual campus blood drive hosted by The American Red Cross. The event had an unexpected turnout with donors signing up three weeks prior to the event. It is one of the many events that the senior members of SGA are responsible for organizing each year. (more…)