• Riding Scores High-Point Team and Rider Awards at Second IHSA Competition
    September 30, 2017
    Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association team traveled to Richmond on Saturday to compete at Virginia Commonwealth University. Following a strong showing last week, the Vixens emerged victorious again, adding the title of high-point rider to yet another high-point team award.
  • IHSA Team Starts New Season, New Region As High-Point Team Champion
    September 23, 2017
    Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association team began its season on a high note. Riding for the first time in Zone 4, Region 4, Sweet Briar riders were high-point team champions at Stillmeadows Farm in a competition hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University on Saturday, Sept. 23.
  • Sweet Briar Riders Sweep Most Outstanding Player Awards At First NCEA Meet
    September 15, 2017
    Sweet Briar College’s National Collegiate Equestrian Association team traveled to its inaugural NCEA meet Friday, Sept. 15, taking on Delaware State University. Every rider on Sweet Briar’s newly chosen team showed in at least one of the two hunt seat events.
  • Sweet Briar becomes first NCAA Division III school to join National Collegiate Equestrian Association
    August 29, 2017
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (Aug. 29, 2017) — Sweet Briar College’s riding program announced today that it has joined the National Collegiate Equestrian Association. The College becomes the NCEA’s first Division III member to compete in regular season play and be eligible for the post-season.
  • Sweet Briar Riders Shine At 2017 ODAC Championships
    April 07, 2017
    On Wednesday, Sweet Briar College riders traveled to Hollins University to compete in this year’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships. After a rollercoaster competition, the team finished second behind Hollins, falling short by just one point.
  • Vixen Riding Claims ODAC Title For Second-Straight Season
    April 01, 2016
    LYNCHBURG, Va.- For the second year in a row and fourth overall, the Sweet Briar College equestrian team has claimed the ODAC Equestrian Title. This is the Vixens third title in the past five years, having won the championship in 1987, 2012, 2015, and now 2016.
  • Eight Student-Athletes Named To 2016-17 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    July 27, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced it's 2016-17 Sportsmanship Teams and eight Sweet Briar student-athletes have been selected to the team for their respective sport. The squads are comprised of a student-athlete selected by the coaches staffs of each team competing under the banner with all sports and schools fully represented.
  • Sweet Briar IHSA team finishes regular season on high notes
    February 27, 2017
    Sweet Briar riders were victorious at home on Saturday, Feb. 25, claiming the high-point team championship at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association competition at Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center. As show co-hosts with Lynchburg College, the Vixens scored 46 team points for the win.
  • Sweet Briar riders score again at HITS Culpeper
    October 04, 2016
    Three Sweet Briar College riders traveled to Culpeper this past weekend to compete in the annual HITS Horse Shows — with great results.
  • 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    February 16, 2017
    Sweet Briar's Athletics and Riding programs are excited to announce this year's inductees for the Hall of Fame. These alumnae bring pride and recognition to the College through their achievements at Sweet Briar, professional accomplishments, and ongoing support of their alma mater.
  • Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President
    February 07, 2017
    Sweet Briar College today announced the appointment of noted scholar, liberal arts advocate, experienced administrator and global leader for women’s education Meredith Woo as the College’s 13th president. She will succeed Phillip C. Stone, who will retire in May 2017.
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years
    October 14, 2016
    FOREST, Va. --- The conclusion of the 2015-16 athletic seasons etched 40 years of competition in the ODAC into the history books. In celebration of the accomplishments of conference member teams, coaches, and athletes, the ODAC will feature key milestones throughout the first 40 years of the conference.
  • Jones Earns Three NCAA Statistical Awards
    August 30, 2016
    The NCAA has announced its 2015-16 statistical champions, and recent Sweet Briar College graduate Nene Jones won three awards for her impressive softball season.
  • 46 Sweet Briar Student-Athletes Named To ODAC All-Academic Team
    July 15, 2016
    FOREST, VA- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced their 2015-16 All-Academic Team, which features 46 Sweet Briar College student-athletes.
  • Vixens Best Alfred University To Win Best Mascot Tournament
    July 07, 2016
    Sweet Briar, VA- With over 110,000 votes being cast and 40,000 of them coming in the final 10 hours, the Sweet Briar College Vixens edged out the Alfred University Saxons in the championship round of the Sports Illustrated: Campus Rush Division III Best Mascot Tournament.
  • Serrano Selected As New Director Of Athletic Training
    June 15, 2016
    Sweet Briar College athletic director Teresa Boylan has announced the hiring of Devon Serrano as the Director of Athletic Training.
  • Riding Honors Student-Athletes At Annual Awards Ceremony
    May 04, 2016
    The Sweet Briar College riding program recently held its annual awards ceremony. Along with recognizing the ODAC, IHSA and ANRC teams, six special awards were presented to various riders.
  • Vixen Swim Coach Competes At Nationals
    May 03, 2016
    Head swimming coach and aquatics director Donna Hodgert competed at the US Masters Swimming Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. this past weekend. The event was held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, which also hosted the 2016 ODAC Championships and NCAA Division III Championships.
  • 2015-16 Athletic Awards Recap
    April 29, 2016
    The annual Sweet Briar College athletics banquet was held on Thursday, April 28, in the Sweet Briar Conference Center. The department presented its six major awards along with varsity letters and individual team awards.
  • Riding Claims Fourth At ANRC Nationals
    April 21, 2016
    The Sweet Briar riding program competed at the American National Riding Commission Nationals over the past weekend. Centenary College hosted competition at their equestrian center in Hackettstown, N.J. and the young Vixen squads placed fourth in both the novice and national division.
  • Sweet Briar Captures Third ODAC Equestrian Title
    March 01, 2016
    Sweet Briar College put together an impressive performance at the 2015 ODAC Equestrian Championships, winning each round of scoring to secure the conference title on Thursday afternoon at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va. The crown is the second for the Vixens in the past four years and third overall, joining the hardware they hoisted in 2012 and 1987.
  • FAC and Pool Closed Today
    February 15, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR , Va.- The FAC and Prothro Natatorium will be closed today, Monday, Feb. 15 due to weather.
  • Sweet Briar to Add Cross Country and Golf as Varsity Sports
    February 12, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College Athletics Department is excited to announce the addition of two varsity sports that will begin competition during the 2016 fall semester. Varsity cross country and golf will be added to the existing slate of sports sponsorship and bring the athletic department up to eight NCAA varsity sports.
  • Vixens Named Scholar All-American Team by CSCAA
    January 27, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced today that the Sweet Briar College swimming team has been named a Scholar All-America team for the 2015 fall semester.
  • Winter Storm Closes Campus and Athletic Facilities
    January 22, 2016
    Due to the weather forecast, Sweet Briar College campus will be closed today, Friday, Jan. 22. With the campus closure, the FAC and pool will also be closed today. Check back for updates about the weekend schedule.
  • Benjamin Finishes Third Overall, Leading United States to Fifth-Place Finish
    January 01, 2016
    Makayla Benjamin of Leesburg, a sophomore engineering major at Sweet Briar College, has won the Silver League show jumping competition in the AIEC Student Riding Nations Cup World Finals in Germany. Benjamin's combined scores in dressage and show jumping placed her third overall. The U.S. team finished in fifth place in the league.
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