Shenandoah University

Hornets open season against familiar foe in Gallaudet

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team has thrived in Week 1 matchups against Gallaudet University over the last three years. SU gets another shot at a strong season debut on Saturday night. The Hornets host the Bison in a 7 p.m. non-conference game at Shentel Stadium, ...

SU Football Notebook: Hornets reflect on the loss of a former teammate

WINCHESTER – As Shenandoah University’s football team prepares to kick off the 2017 season with Saturday night’s home game against Gallaudet, many Hornets have been doing so with heavy hearts. Former SU receiver Deshon Brown, who last played for the Hornets in 2015, passed away last ...

Skyline grad Grady to fill prominent role for Hornets’ defense this fall

WINCHESTER – Chris Grady’s first collegiate stop upon graduating from Skyline High School in 2013 was U.Va.-Wise, where he played that same year with the Cavaliers’ football team before his freshman season was cut short by a torn MCL. Thinking his football days were over – he feared ...

Experienced O-line to spearhead veteran Shenandoah offense

WINCHESTER – There’s a consensus among the offensive players and coaches on Shenandoah University’s football team. There’s been a different vibe surrounding the team’s offensive line since the Hornets opened preseason practice two weeks ago. A year ago SU entered camp with question ...

Hornets rebuilding defense under new DC McCullough

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team is replacing seven starters from last year’s defensive unit, and is doing so under a new defensive coordinator. Brock McCullough, a longtime Hornets assistant who spent the last four seasons as head coach Scott Yoder’s offensive line ...

SU catcher Cameron to extend baseball career in Australia

Dan Cameron had a backup plan – of sorts – in case his pursuit of a professional baseball career didn’t pan out upon his graduation from Shenandoah University this past May. When he was 18 years old, Cameron – SU’s starting catcher in each of the last two seasons after he ...

SU grad finds new passion in sales job with Astros

WINCHESTER – Baseball has taken Greg Van Sickler to various parts of the world. It’s sent the Winchester native and former Shenandoah University standout to Belgium, where he played professionally for a year after graduating college in 2011. From there the sport landed him in Australia, ...

Program sends SU student on ‘unbelievable’ MLB experience

WINCHESTER – On one of the first days of class this past school year, Fritz Polite, assistant dean of student affairs at Shenandoah University, addressed his room full of Introduction to Sport Management students and asked them what their future goals were. Luke Nussman, the starting first ...

Zipp resigns as SU director of Intercollegiate athletics

Doug Zipp had an opportunity that was too good to pass up. Zipp resigned on Thursday as Shenandoah University's Director of Intercollegiate Athletics to  become Director of Athletics at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. "My decision was based on family and there comes a time when ...

Hornets fall to Wheaton in Mid-Atlantic Regional championship game

Shenandoah University’s baseball team saw its 2017 season end one win shy of earning a spot in the NCAA Division III College World Series. The Hornets fell to Wheaton College (Massachusetts), 1-0, in a winner-take-all game for the Mid-Atlantic Regional championship at York College of ...

Walsh named new head coach of Shenandoah men’s hoops

Shenandoah University completed its change in leadership of the men’s basketball program Wednesday morning, as the school officially announced the hiring of Adam Walsh as the Hornets’ new head coach. Walsh takes over for former head coach Rob Pryor, who held the position for six seasons ...

SU baseball set for eighth NCAA regional appearance in 9 seasons

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team has made itself a mainstay in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament in recent years, and the Hornets will continue that tradition this spring. The Hornets, who spent six weeks ranked atop at least one of the two major Division III ...

Source: Walsh to be named SU’s new men’s basketball coach

Shenandoah University is expected to announce the hiring of Adam Walsh as the school’s new men’s basketball coach, a source familiar with the situation confirmed Tuesday afternoon. SU will officially announce Walsh’s hiring at 7 a.m. Wednesday, the source said. Walsh, a Winchester ...

Shenandoah earns spot in NCAA DIII baseball tournament

Shenandoah University was chosen as the No. 2 seed in the Mid-Atlantic Region, to be held in York, Pennsylvania, for the NCAA Division III baseball tournament, according to selections released by the NCAA on Monday morning. The Hornets (36-8), making their eighth NCAA tournament appearance ...

Hornets set to start ‘new season’ in ODAC baseball tournament

Shenandoah University’s baseball team raced to 31 victories in its first 34 games this spring, a run that vaulted the Hornets to the top spot in the D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 for six straight weeks over the final half of the regular season. SU has cooled off a bit since then. The ...

Hornets seize ODAC lead with win over Washington and Lee

WINCHESTER – One day after losing for just the fourth time this season, Shenandoah University’s baseball team bounced back in a big way when given the chance to take over sole possession of first place in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference regular season race. The Hornets hit a trio of ...

SU baseball notebook: Hornets prepped for daunting end to regular season

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team has held the nation’s top ranking in the D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 for five straight weeks, but don’t expect the Hornets to coast into the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament that's just two weeks away. They can hardly afford ...

Marcelle leads 21-hit attack as Hornets top Royals

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team got an uneven pitching performance in its Old Dominion Athletic Conference matchup against visiting Eastern Mennonite University Wednesday afternoon, but the Hornets’ offense more than made up for those flaws on the mound. The Hornets, ...