2016 Soccer News

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    February 16, 2017
    2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced 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.
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    February 07, 2017
    Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President 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.
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    November 16, 2016
    SAAC and Chaplain's Office Hosting Holiday Gift Drive The Sweet Briar SAAC and Chaplain's Office are once again joining forces to provide gifts for local children in need this holiday season. In the FAC lobby is an angel tree with information on different children at Miriam's House, a shelter serving homeless single women or mothers and their children in Lynchburg.
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    October 29, 2016
    Soccer Celebrates Senior Day With Dominant Victory Over Hollins SWEET BRIAR Va.- Nothing beats going out in style and that's what the Sweet Briar College soccer team did on Saturday, concluding their season with a 4-1 victory over rival Hollins University.
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    October 26, 2016
    Soccer Concludes 2016 Road Campaign At Virginia Wesleyan NORFOLK, Va.- On Wednesday afternoon, the Sweet Briar College soccer team took on Virginia Wesleyan College. The Marlins remained unbeaten in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play with a 14-0 victory.
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    October 21, 2016
    Vixens Hang Tough With Conference-Leading Hornets WINCHESTER, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team paid a visit to conference-leading Shenandoah University on Friday evening. The Hornets were held in check for the first half, before pulling away with a 6-0 victory.
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    October 19, 2016
    Vixens Host Nationally Ranked Hornets SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Ranked 19th in the nation, the Lynchburg College women's soccer team paid a visit to local rival, Sweet Briar College. The Hornets lived up to their ranking, winning 10-0.
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    October 14, 2016
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years 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.
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    October 14, 2016
    Vixens Hang Tough With Bridgewater SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team hosted Bridgewater College on Friday evening for an ODAC affair.
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    October 11, 2016
    Sweet Soccer Travels To Randolph LYNCHBURG, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team paid a visit to nearby Randolph College for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference matchup on Tuesday night.
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    October 08, 2016
    Vixen Soccer Gets Stung By Yellow Jackets ASHLAND, Va.- It was a rainy Saturday evening on the campus of the Randolph-Macon College as the Sweet Briar College soccer team paid a visit to the Yellow Jackets.
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    October 05, 2016
    Vixen Soccer Clashes With Quakers SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team welcomed the Quakers of Guilford College on a brisk Wednesday evening for an ODAC matchup.
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    October 01, 2016
    Vixen Soccer Takes On Maroons SALEM, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team traveled to Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon for an ODAC clash.
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    September 30, 2016
    Thomas Named Vixen of the Month SWEET BRIAR, Va.- With the month of September coming to an end, the Sweet Briar College Athletics Department has named Caroline Thomas the Vixen of the Month.
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    September 26, 2016
    Vixen Soccer Concludes Non-Conference Play Against John Wesley SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team played their second home contest in three days when it hosted John Wesley University on Monday evening.
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    September 24, 2016
    Soccer Begins Conference Play Against Eastern Mennonite SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Hosting Eastern Mennonite University on Saturday afternoon, the Sweet Briar College soccer team opened the book on ODAC play. The Royals netted three goals on either side of halftime for a 6-0 victory.
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    September 19, 2016
    Thomas Named to ODAC Soccer Weekly Honor Roll FOREST, Va.- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced the Players of the Week and Weekly Honor Roll and Sweet Briar College sophomore Caroline Thomas has been honored.
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    September 17, 2016
    Soccer Takes On Emory & Henry EMORY, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team hit the road on Saturday afternoon when it traveled to Emory & Henry College for a non-conference matchup. The Wasps netted two second-half goals to secure a 2-0 victory.
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    September 14, 2016
    Vixens Dominate Fighting Squirrels For First Win Of The Season STAUNTON, Va.- Two first half goals led the Sweet Briar College soccer team to its first win of the season as they downed Mary Baldwin University, 2-0.
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    September 11, 2016
    Soccer Can’t Contain Falcons SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Playing their second game in as many days, the Sweet Briar College Vixens hosted Cedar Crest College in a nonconference soccer game on Sunday afternoon.
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    September 10, 2016
    Early Goal Not Enough For Vixen Soccer Cary, N.C.- A goal from Des'rae Davis in the 11th minute wasn't enough for the Sweet Briar College soccer team to notch their first victory of the season, as they fell on the road to William Peace University, 2-1.
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    September 04, 2016
    Pride Host Vixens On Sunday Afternoon GREENSBORO, N.C.- A great start from Greensboro College first-year Meredith Priest was too much for Sweet Briar College to overcome in Sunday afternoon's soccer match. The Pride downed the Vixens, 13-0.
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    September 01, 2016
    Soccer Begins Campaign At Southern Virginia BUENA VISTA, Va.- The Sweet Briar College soccer team opened its 2016 campaign at Southern Virginia University on Thursday evening. The host Knights emerged with the victory, 10-0.
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    August 31, 2016
    Sweet Briar Fall Athletics Preview Another season of Vixen athletics is just around the corner and with Sweet Briar's return to ODAC play after a one-year hiatus, it is certain to be a fun and eventful fall.
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    July 15, 2016
    46 Sweet Briar Student-Athletes Named To ODAC All-Academic Team FOREST, VA- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced their 2015-16 All-Academic Team, which features 46 Sweet Briar College student-athletes.
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    July 07, 2016
    Vixens Best Alfred University To Win Best Mascot Tournament 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.
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    May 13, 2016
    Tucker Signs With Vixen Soccer Lacey Tucker, a senior at Swansboro High School in Swansboro, N.C. has committed to attend and play soccer for Sweet Briar College next year. Tucker and her Pirate teammates finished the 2016 season 17-5-1 and just won their first round game in the North Carolina 3A Women’s Soccer Championship.