Sports

Radford Sports Recap of the week

2 min read In a week dominated by the weather, making multiple games postponed or even cancellated but there was still a fair bit going on in the world of Highlander sports. The frigid and snow-covered week of sports began with the Women’s golf team shooting their season-low total as a team of 313 at the Bobby Nichol’s Intercollegiate tournament in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Radford Claims Its First-Ever NCAA Tournament Win by Defeating LIU Brooklyn

3 min read After surprisingly winning the Northeast Conference, LIU Brooklyn was coming off a five-game winning streak when they faced Radford in a play-in game for a spot in the East Region. The winner would play Villanova University, the number one seed in the region. Even though the Blackbirds were on a win streak, the Highlanders were on a seven-game winning streak coming fresh off a game-winning buzzer beater by Carlik Jones to win the conference tournament over Liberty University.

Notes of Worth for March 21.

< 1 min read Radford’s men’s basketball team has gained tons of national exposure ever since Carlik Jones’ shot heard around the world. Not only has the team been in the news lately, but the Highlander mascot’s popularity has grown as well. It was recently rated the number one mascot in the NCAA tournament by USA Today Sports.

Notes of Worth for Feb 28.

< 1 min read Radford Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Jones has won the Big South coach of the year award for his work this season. In what some predictions would call a season of overachieving from the Highlanders. The official prediction had the Highlanders finishing in seventh, but Coach Jones led his group of guys to a second place finish in the Big South.