Our Maroons softball team, which is ranked 16th in the nation, is currently on a seven game winning streak after splitting the games of a double header against Virginia Intermont College at the beginning of last week, and then sweeping both Emory & Henry on 4/3, Shenandoah University on 4/6, and Sweet Briar College on [...]Continue Reading →
After starting the season 1-2, with disappointing losses to Mary Washington and Dickinson, the Maroons have responded winning nine of their last ten games. Maroons were disappointed, it was the first time the Lacrosse team had a losing record since 2008 and the first time being ranked outside the top-20 since the same year.
With [...]Continue Reading →
The free tailgate held by the SGA on Wednesday, April 3rd could not have fallen on a better day. Sunny Salem finally lived up to its nickname as the women’s lacrosse team took on Sweet Briar College, and the men’s team faced Shenandoah University. There was not a cloud in the sky and the seventy-degree [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke’s men’s tennis went one for three this week in ODAC play, defeating Randolph College on the 5th, losing to Virginia Wesleyan on the 6th, and then dropping the match against Emory & Henry on the 10th. The Maroons beat Randolph by a score of 8-1. In doubles play, James Lee and Matt Kessler defeated [...]Continue Reading →
The Baseball team has had a good week, winning their last three games. They won two in a double header on Saturday the 30th, against Randolph-Macon, and then one against Guilford College on Tuesday, the 2nd. Cameron Holshouser was the starter for the Maroons in the first game against Randolph-Macon, pitching six shutout innings, allowing [...]Continue Reading →
The Maroons baseball team defeated Milligan College after a three run rally in the eighth inning of Wednesday night’s game. The Maroons held Milligan to only one run, using a total of eight pitchers across the nine innings, while scoring four of their own.
Roanoke scored first in the bottom of the fourth when Bradley [...]Continue Reading →
RC Softball Takes Home Two Against Guilford
By Sarah Whitten
During their double header on Wednesday the Roanoke College softball team took home two wins against the Quakers of Guilford College. The Maroons are now 11-3 in the regular season going 2-0 in ODAC competition. Guilford took an early lead in the first game as [...]Continue Reading →
Men’s Basketball Team Defeats Bridgewater: Advance to ODAC Semi-Finals
The Roanoke College men’s basketball team (regular season record of 11-15) defeated the Eagles of Bridgewater College (regular season record 14-12) by a score of 76-68. This allows the Maroons to advance to the quarter finals of the ODAC tournament while the Eagles pack [...]Continue Reading →
The indoor track team has had an excellent season running their way all over the competition. Members of the women’s sprinting squad and the distance team have been putting up personal records all season long as a whole.
The women’s team, who is doing very well across all areas and even placing 7th in [...]Continue Reading →
With winter sports winding down, spring sports have gotten off to a fantastic start. Many of our spring teams have been pre-season ranked in the top 25 nationally for Division III. With baseball already underway and many other sports starting in the upcoming week, we figured it would be a good idea [...]Continue Reading →
The Roanoke College men’s basketball team had another disappointing week losing two games in the final seconds of play to the Eagles of Bridgewater College and the Hornets of Lynchburg College.
The Maroons lost to Bridgewater College in an ODAC game Saturday by a score of 73-75. This loss came after the Maroons [...]Continue Reading →
A quick update on how the Men’s Basketball team has played since their game against Virginia Wesleyan. Wednesday 1/23/13 the Maroons played at home against Emory and Henry College and won in a comfortable 82-65 game. They then traveled to Randolf-Macon College Saturday 1/26/13 where they lost 62-75.
The Roanoke College men’s basketball team lost [...]Continue Reading →
Women’s Basketball – Eastern Mennonite University Saturday January 26, 2013
Guilford College Tuesday January 29, 2013
The women’s basketball team put in tremendous effort in their games this past week, but in both cases came up short of a win. Saturday’s game against Eastern Mennonite University started off with consecutive baskets made by [...]Continue Reading →
Maroon’s Disappointing Loss Against Virginia Wesleyan
Saturday afternoon the Roanoke College Men’s Basketball team lost to the Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan for the second time this season. This was a very disappointing loss after the Maroons led for most of the game. The final score was 89-82 in favor of Virginia Wesleyan.
Saturday’s [...]Continue Reading →
Lady Maroons Clinch Third Straight Win In ODAC
The Roanoke College women’s basketball team defeated Washington and Lee on Wednesday 58-47, picking up their third consecutive ODAC win. With this win over the Generals, the Maroons now have a record of 8-10. Head Coach, Susan Dunagan, is now only three wins shy [...]Continue Reading →
Franke Allen ’71 inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Frankie Allen, a 1971 graduate of Roanoke College, has just been named to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Allen is widely considered to be one of the most prolific college basketball players in Virginia Intercollegiate Basketball history, whose college career started in [...]Continue Reading →
In a close game, the Men’s basketball team fell to Eastern Mennonite University with a final score of 82-76 on Saturday December 1st. With this loss the Maroons are at 4-2 overall for the season, 0-2 in the ODAC.
Senior Kwasi Amponsah led the Maroons with 24 points and four steals for the [...]Continue Reading →
The women’s basketball team had their first game of the official 2012-2013 season tonight against Washington and Lee. The RCWB team is projected at 8th in the division this year.
Despite the rough start in the first half, the team rallied back with good defense and great effort from Tatum McKee, and Paxton [...]Continue Reading →
Tim Smith (SR) qualified for Nationals in cross country this past weekend when he finished in 6th place at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships this Saturday, the 10th. Smith moves onto the NCAA National Championships for the second straight season.
Last year Smith won ODAC runner of the week honor 4 times and [...]Continue Reading →
Though the Maroon teams are out of the ODAC competitions, several individual Maroons have been named to All-ODAC teams to represent Roanoke College in those playoffs.
From the field hockey team, four maroons were selected to play on 2012 All-ODAC teams. Kelly Finn (JR), Stacey Bechtel (SO), Julienne Brown (SR) and Darian Shuker [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke Rising Campaign
Roanoke Rising Campaign
by Meagan Cole
Everyone in the Roanoke College community knew something big was coming to campus when one of the biggest white tents and a dance floor appeared on the Back Quad one week before Alumni Weekend. As the weekend approached, rumors were circulating and videos were [...]
- Roanoke Rising Campaign