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Scots Men’s basketball team starts hot: Emory ends streak

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The decorated Maryville Men’s Basketball program tipped off the 2016-2017 campaign with four straight wins. On Nov. 16, the Scots first game of the season and home opener against Centre College proved to be an early season test. A 14-0 first half run put the Orange and Garnet up by 4 at the break. Junior Guard Jaylen Bowyer led the Scots with 15 points, and Sophomore Guard Emanuelle Garcia led the Scots beyond the arch with 12 points from downtown. Up by only 3 with 10 minutes to play, Maryville went 6-of-8 from the charity stripe and were able to squeak out a 74-70 win against the visiting Colonels. On Nov. 19, the Scots traveled to Randolph College for another out-of-conference match-up. The Wildcats took an early advantage and led 31-16 with 5 minutes left in the first half....

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Lady Scots put to test early

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Sports | 0 comments

     The defending USA South Conference Champions Lady Scots basketball program started the 2016-2017 campaign with a no. 18 national ranking. However, opposing teams see that national ranking as a chance for an upset, and the Lady Scots were challenged in the first five games of the season. In those five games, the Lady Scots went 3-2, and fell out of the national polls. Luckily, two out-of-conference early season losses won’t hurt Maryville too much. The Lady Scots have six upcoming out-of-conference match-ups throughout the month of December before beginning play in the West Division of the USA South Conference. For their season opener on Nov. 18, against Mary Baldwin University, the Lady Scots traveled to Danville, Ky. The Squirrels were no match for the Lady Scots. Maryville’s tenacious defense forced 29 Mary Baldwin turnovers, and that defense turned...

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Men’s Soccer wins USA South Conference title; NCAA tournament bound

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Men’s Soccer team captured its first USA South Conference Regular Season Title with a 9-1 conference record. Winning the USA South Regular Season Title meant that the Scots would be the No. 1 seed for the USA South Conference Tournament and host the quarter-final match against the No. 8 seeded Ferrum Panthers. Also, the Scots earned the No. 23 National Ranking according to www.D3soccer.com. On Oct. 29, the Ferrum Panthers (5-13) came to Maryville College with the intent to upset the top seeded and nationally ranked Scots, but the Panthers’ hopes would diminish quickly. In the fifth minute of play, Freshman Johnny Rakhmonberdiev stole the ball from a Ferrum defender and slotted Senior All-American Caleb Lucas in on goal who finished bottom left for the Scots’ opening tally. Lucas’ 20th goal of the year. Shortly after,...

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Offense leads Scots to key win during Homecoming

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

Oct. 22. – The Maryville College Football Scots (6-1, 4-0) held on for a 31-26 victory over Averett University (3-3, 2-1) on Saturday. The victory puts the Scots on top of the USA South Conference Standings. With three USA South games left, they now control their own destiny for a USA South Conference Title. The Maryville Football squad is the only undefeated team in USA South Conference play. The Scots’ Offense marched down Honaker Field multiple times and finished the game with 527 total yards, 353 of those coming through the rushing attack. Sophomore Running Back Elijah Chenier led the Offense with 232 yards on the ground, which ties him for second in Maryville College history for rushing yards in a single game. Also, Chenier’s 33 carries of the day tied for second in the Maryville College record for...

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Scots soccer blanks Roanoke, increases win streak to six

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Sports | 0 comments

Oct. 5, 2016 – The Maryville College Men’s Soccer team improved to 10-2 on the season after a 4-0 defeat of Roanoke College (5-4-1).  The Scots tallied their first goal of the night in the sixth minute when All-Conference senior midfielder Tim Baker slotted a ball into the stride of All-American player Caleb Lucas who beat a couple of defenders and rocketed a shot off the bottom of the crossbar and down into the goal, for his 15th goal of the season—leading the USA South Conference. Baker recorded his eighth assist on the year. The Scots added another goal in the 17th minute off of a Baker corner kick. Baker’s cross was settled by Lucas who then laid off a pass to Freshman Johnny Rakhmonberdiev who sweetly struck a low left-footed volley into the back of the net. The...

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