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Transylvania, Lexington Legends make Whitaker Bank Ballpark home venue for 2020 Pioneer baseball

The Transylvania University athletic department and the Lexington Legends baseball team has announced an agreement to make Whitaker Bank Ballpark the new home venue of the Pioneers baseball team for the 2019-20 season. Located on North Broadway just one mile from the Transylvania campus in downtown Lexington, the 6,994-seat home of the Class-A Lexington Legends baseball team will serve as the official...

Thomas More University athletics program makes official move to NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Thomas More University has made its official move to the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference from NCAA Division III. TMU was a previous member of the NAIA from 1947 to 1990 before joining the NCAA. TMU also joined the Mid-South Conference, an NAIA conference with eight core member institutions in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia. The member institutions include Campbellsville University, Cumberland...

Centre research team finds NCAA Division I athletes less likely to report concussions

Centre study finds D-III athletes more likely to report concussions (Photo from Centre Athletics)   A research study led by Centre College senior Gordon Duren found that NCAA Division I athletes are significantly less willing to report concussion symptoms to their coaches than Division III athletes.   Also participating on the research team were senior Jenny Connor and junior Erika Ripperger.   A...

Transylvania men's golf opens season ranked No. 1 in Division III coaches' poll

The Transylvania men’s golf team has been ranked No.1 in the national Golf World/Nike Golf Division III College Preseason Coach Poll, Golf World announced today.   “It’s a testament to not only the guys we have returning, our All-Americans, but also what we’ve done the past two years to elevate our program,” said head coach Brian Lane. “I’m excited for...

Transy attacker becomes sixth freshman to win women's lacrosse statistical title

Aubrey Bausum. (Photo from Transylvania University)   Transylvania women’s lacrosse attacker Aubrey Bausum has been named the NCAA Division III Statistical Champion for goals per game, marking the first time in division III history a first-year women’s lacrosse program has crowned a statistical champion in the category.   “It means a great deal for me to be recognized at...

Transylvania, Centre men earn at-large bids to participate in NCAA DIII Tournament

For the second year in a row and for the fifth time since 2006, Transylvania’s men’s basketball team will be making an appearance in the NCAA Division III National Championship.   Head coach Brian Lane will lead his Pioneers against Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday in Bloomington, Ill. The game time will be announced along with details about tickets.   Brian Lane. (File photo by...