Huntingdon News

  • Oliver hired to lead Huntingdon wrestling program
    July 03, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West and Director of Athletics Eric Levanda announced the hiring of Matt Oliver on Wednesday as the new head wrestling coach.
  • Huntingdon hires Franklin as men’s tennis head coach
    July 03, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West and Director of Athletics Eric Levanda announced the hiring of Tony Franklin on Wednesday as the new head men’s tennis coach.
  • Mathers wins Spirit of America Classic
    June 30, 2019
    DECATUR, Ala. – Huntingdon golfer Drew Mathers recently won his second amateur tournament of the summer with a two-stroke win in the Spirit of America Classic. Mathers shot a 13-under-par 271 at Burningtree Country Club to beat two-time defending tournament champion and University of South Alabama golfer Brooks Rabren.
  • Mathers named to All-Nicklaus Team
    June 24, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon junior Drew Mathers was announced as a member of the 2019 All-Nicklaus Team this week. The team is comprised of golfers from Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA. Mathers was one of three Division III golfers to earn the recognition. The Mobile, Ala., native was a finalist for the Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award this season.
  • Former Huntingdon star to play in Texas League All-Star Game
    June 24, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Former Huntingdon All-American Joseph Odom is looking forward to his first minor league All-Star Game. Odom is one of eight Arkansas Travelers and one of two catchers on the North roster for the Texas League All-Star Game. The Double-A All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. (Central) at ONEOK Field in Tulsa.
  • Four Hawks recognized on Ping All-America teams
    June 18, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Four Huntingdon golfers were recognized with the release of the Golf Coaches Association of America’s finalized Division III Ping All-America teams. Senior Stephen Shephard and junior Drew Mathers were announced as first-team All-America selections in May. This week, senior Henry Gee was named third-team All-America and senior Mark Connelly was named an honorable mention selection.
  • Schreyer recognized as South Region Coach of the Year
    June 15, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon Director of Golf Dave Schreyer was recently named the Golf Coaches Association of America’s Division III South Region Coach of the Year.
  • 119 Hawks earn USA South Academic All-Conference honors
    June 14, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A total of 119 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Friday. The student-athletes, representing each of Huntingdon's 18 athletic programs, were among the 1,441 USA South student-athletes named to the team.
  • Singleterry set to play in American Softball Association
    June 13, 2019
    SATSUMA, Ala. – Former Huntingdon shortstop Alyssa Singleterry is continuing her softball career this summer in the American Softball Association. The second-year professional softball league’s season begins on Friday and is scheduled to run through the end of July.
  • Levanda named Director of Athletics
    June 13, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West recently announced the promotion of Eric Levanda to Director of Athletics. Levanda has spent more than a decade as Huntingdon’s Associate Director of Athletics and Director of Operations.
  • Harville hired as Director of Operations
    June 06, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College Director of Athletics Eric Levanda announced the hiring of Courtney Harville as the athletic department’s Director of Operations on Thursday.
  • Huntingdon’s Moore enshrined in AUM Athletic Hall of Fame
    May 31, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon women’s tennis coach Ximena Moore and four others were recently enshrined in the Auburn University Montgomery Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • Huntingdon’s Powell named All-Region
    May 28, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Huntingdon junior Wes Powell was recognized with the release of the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-South Region teams. 
  • Hawks place 2nd, Mathers places 3rd in NCAA Tournament
    May 17, 2019
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team turned in its best four-round total of the NCAA era and placed second to match its best finish in the Division III Men’s Golf Championships. Second-ranked Huntingdon shot a 9-over-par 297 in Friday’s final round at Keene Trace Golf Club to finish the tournament with a 25-over 1177. Third-ranked Illinois Wesleyan won the tournament with a 22-over 1174.
  • Huntingdon tied for 1st entering final round of NCAA Tournament
    May 16, 2019
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team made another big push in the third round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship on Thursday. The second-ranked Hawks shot 10 strokes better than any other team in the tournament on Thursday with a 2-over-par 290. Entering Friday’s final round at Keene Trace Golf Club, the Hawks are tied for first with a 16-over 880 in the first three rounds.
  • Hawks climb to fourth after Rd. 2 of NCAA Tournament
    May 15, 2019
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team shot 3-over-par 291 in the second round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship on Wednesday. The Hawks shaved eight strokes off their first-round score and climbed four spots in the team standings. Entering Thursday’s third round at Keene Trace Golf Club, the second-ranked Hawks are fourth with a two-round score of 14-over 590.
  • Leiterman earns All-Region honors
    May 15, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Senior Vanessa Leiterman was named All-Region with the release of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association awards this week.
  • Mathers and Shephard named Jack Nicklaus Award finalists
    May 14, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon golfers Drew Mathers and Stephen Shephard were announced as two of the five finalists for the 2019 Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award on Tuesday.
  • Schreyer among finalists for Dave Williams Award
    May 14, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon Director of Golf Dave Schreyer is one of five finalists for Division III Coach of the Year. The finalists for the Dave Williams Award were announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Tuesday.
  • GCAA announces All-Region and All-America Scholar selections
    May 14, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – The Golf Coaches Association of America released its PING All-Region teams and the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars on Tuesday night. Four Hawks earned All-Region honors and three were named All-America Scholars.
  • Mathers tied for 2nd, Hawks tied for 8th after Rd. 1 of NCAA Tournament
    May 14, 2019
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – Junior Drew Mathers is tied for second place and the Huntingdon men’s golf team is tied for eighth after the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship on Tuesday.
  • Huntingdon names Ed Wright head cross country coach
    May 14, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West and athletic director Mike Turk announced the hiring of Ed Wright on Tuesday as the new head coach for men’s and women’s cross country.
  • Gee, Mathers and Shephard named Jack Nicklaus Award semifinalists
    May 09, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – Three Huntingdon golfers were recently named semifinalists for the 2019 Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. Seniors Henry Gee and Stephen Shephard and junior Drew Mathers are among this year’s semifinalists. All three golfers are ranked in the Top-25 in Division III this season.
  • Division III field set for NCAA Men’s Golf Championships
    May 06, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA selection committee released the field for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships on Monday. Second-ranked Huntingdon will be one of 42 teams competing at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., on May 14-17.
  • Huntingdon Awards Ceremony
    April 29, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department held its annual Awards Ceremony on Monday night to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes that helped make this another successful year.
  • Hawks come up short in USA South championship game
    April 28, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon men’s lacrosse team’s goal of a second straight USA South Athletic Conference Tournament championship ended just short on Sunday. The Hawks built a four-goal lead early in the second half but Piedmont rallied for an 11-10 win.
  • Conference Champions: Hawks win first USA South title by 26 strokes
    April 27, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team completed a dominant performance in the conference tournament with its first USA South championship on Saturday. In their sixth season in the USA South, the Hawks led in all three rounds, won the team title by 26 strokes, earned individual medalist (Drew Mathers) and second-place (Stephen Shephard) honors and placed four golfers (Mathers, Shephard, Carson Whitton and Henry Gee) in the top-seven.
  • Huntingdon earns return trip to USA South championship game
    April 27, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon men’s lacrosse team earned a return trip to the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament championship game with a 17-14 win over William Peace on Saturday.
  • Softball knocks off Meredith but ends season against Averett in USA South Tournament
    April 27, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon softball team won its first elimination game on Saturday but lost to Averett in the bottom of the seventh inning to end its run in the USA South Tournament. The Lady Hawks opened the day with a 9-1 win over Meredith in five innings before suffering a 3-2 loss to the Cougars.
  • Hawks’ USA South run ends against Greensboro
    April 27, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team’s run in the conference tournament ended with a loss to Greensboro. After knocking off the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds on Friday, the Hawks came up short in a 15-4 loss to the Pride on Saturday.
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