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GREENVILLE, S.C. – Facing off in exhibition play against Division I's nationally-37thranked team in Furman University, the Limestone College women's tennis team fell 4-0 in shortened play on Friday night down the road at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C. The match, while providing top national competition for the Saints, will not count against the Blue and Gold on its overall 2020 record.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Limestone College baseball team scored six unanswered runs in the late innings and had the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth, but it was not enough to dig themselves out of an early 9-0 hole as Erskine College took the series opener by a 9-6 decision on Friday, February 28.
PEMBROKE, N.C. – Looking to get back on the favorable side of the win-loss column, the Limestone College softball team fell short of that goal as they dropped a pair of decisions to the Braves on UNC Pembroke on the road on Friday, February 28.
GAFFNY, S.C. – Back in action for the third time in five days, the Limestone College men's tennis team hosted Gardner-Webb University of Division I for an exhibition match on Thursday afternoon from the Emmie Evans Rector Tennis Center. The Saints recorded wins from freshman Dovy Sadauskas (Kaunas, Lithuania) in the No. 2 singles spot, as well as from the senior duo of Marcel Agbegne (Winneba, Ghana) and Pierluigi Neri (Bologna, Italy) at No. 3 doubles, before ultimately falling short by a final of 6-1, which will not count against the Blue and Gold on its overall 2020 record.
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DUE WEST, S.C. – Needing just three sets to do so, the Limestone College men's volleyball team capped off a season sweep of conference foe Erskine College on Wednesday night, as the Saints cruised to a 3-0 win over the Flying Fleet to move back above .500 in league play and into fourth place in the Conference Carolinas standings.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Junior attacks Britannie Ouimet (Westlock, Alberta) scored a season-high six goals, fellow classmate Julia Foster (Louisville, Ky.) posted five of her own, and nine different players found the back of the net for the No. 14 Limestone College women's lacrosse team on Wednesday night as the Saints torched Lander University, 20-2.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Limestone College women's tennis team fell to nationally 11th-ranked Wingate University, 7-0, on Wednesday, February 26 at the Emmie Evans Rector Tennis Center, picking up just one set victory in singles play and only two games in doubles play to fall to 0-3 on the young season.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Sophomore Benjamin Huber (Pendleton, S.C.) went 3-for-4 with a homerun and three RBIs and the Limestone College baseball team used an offensive outburst in the early stages to pick up an 11-1 decision over visiting Lincoln University on Wednesday, February 26 at Founders FCU Stadium.
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Spriggins Scores Career-High 30 Points, but Limestone Comes Up Shy at Chowan to Conclude Season, 82-75
MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Led by a career-high 30 points in his final collegiate contest from senior Dylan Spriggins (Dickinson, Texas), the Limestone College men's basketball team fought toe-to-toe with Chowan University on Tuesday night throughout the final game of its 2020 campaign. In the end, the home team pulled away over the course of the final eight minutes, as the Saints wrapped up their season with a close road loss to the Hawks, 82-75.
WINGATE, N.C. – Competing on the road for the second time in three days, the Limestone College men's tennis team came up short against Wingate University on Tuesday afternoon, 6-1, to move to 2-2 overall on the season.
MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Needing a win and a loss by Emmanuel and/or Mount Olive to secure a home playoff game, the Limestone College women's basketball team used a 13-2 fourth-quarter run to grind out a hard-fought 78-72 win over Chowan University in the regular season finale on Tuesday, February 25.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Senior Pilar Martinez (Malaga, Spain) collected her third straight top-10 finish, and her second top-5 placement over the last three weeks, as she and the nationally 16th-ranked Limestone College women's golf team both placed fourth at the 2020 Battle of Hilton Head on Tuesday, February 25.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Facing off against one of only two remaining Conference Carolinas teams still perfect in conference play entering Monday night, the Limestone College men's volleyball team became the first league team to down King University (Tenn.) in six tries this season, completing the task in dominant fashion as the Saints cruised to a win in straight sets over the Tornado, 3-0, inside the Timken Center.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Senior Pilar Martinez (Malaga, Spain) and freshman Hedvig Schjetne (Trondheim, Norway) both entered the clubhouse in the top-10, helping the nationally 16th-ranked Limestone College women's golf team to wrap up day one at the 2020 Battle of Hilton Head in second place on Monday.
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ANDERSON, S.C. – Competing on the road for the first time of its 2020 campaign, the Limestone College men's tennis team was dealt its first loss of the season as Anderson University overcame the Saints by a 7-0 decision on Sunday from the AU Tennis Complex in Anderson, S.C.