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RAILSPLITTERS TENNIS DEFEATS THE MARS HILL LIONS IN THE QUARTERFINALS

The no. 4 seed Lincoln Memorial University men’s tennis team had to battle back Wednesday afternoon to  defeat no. 5 seed Mars Hill College 5-2 in the quarterfinals of the 2011 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Now 13-5 overall, the no. 4 seed LMU men are set for their second consecutive Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS MEN AND WOMEN ON COURSE FOR POSTSEASON

HARROGATE, TN – The Lincoln Memorial University men’s and women’s tennis teams both took another closer to having an opportunity to defend their 2010 South Atlantic Conference Tournament titles on Saturday afternoon with a pair of victories over Catawba College.

Less than a year ago, the LMU men won the Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS BASEBALL HOLDS ON TO BEAT THE WOLVES 5-4

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Playing each other for the first time since the Railsplitters left the Gulf South Conference, the West Georgia Wolves put on a furious late-inning comeback, but fell just short 5-4 in the first game of a two-day series.

The Wolves got on the scoreboard first as Danny Bodziak scored off a sacrifice fly from Brett Wright in the Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS ARE A 2 SEED AS THE NCAA’S DIVISION 2 BRACKETS ARE ANNOUNCED

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The 2011 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship Committee announced the brackets for the Southeast Regional tonight, and the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team will make their NCAA Tournament debut as a two-seed. They will face Continue reading

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“HELLO, NEWMAN!” RAILSPLITTERS TO HOST CARSON NEWMAN IN QUARTER-FINALS

HARROGATE, TN – Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m., the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team will host arch-rival Carson-Newman College in the Quarterfinals of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The Railsplitters (24-2) earned the right to host the first round by finishing as Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS BASKETBALL REMAINS PERFECT AND TAKES SAC REGULAR SEASON TITLE

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The fifth-ranked Lincoln Memorial men’s basketball team clinched the school’s first-ever South Atlantic Conference regular-season championship in men’s basketball when they defeated Newberry College 84-72. With the win, the Railsplitters improve to 22-0 on the season and 14-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. The 14 wins are a new SAC men’s basketball record Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS BASKETBALL MOVES UP TO NUMBER 8

HARROGATE, TN – One day before squaring off against their biggest arch-rival, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team learned it has moved up to no. 8 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches poll released late Tuesday afternoon.

The announcement of the Railsplitter’s highest ranking since joining the ranks of the NCAA Division II and their second highest ranking in the program’s history comes just hours before the Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS BASKETBALL READY TO RUUUUMMBLLLLLLLLLEE

HARROGATE, TN – The Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team broke into the National Association of Basketball Coaches top-10 Tuesday afternoon when the latest NABC top-25 poll was released for NCAA Division II men’s basketball.

The national recognition came a little more than 24 hours before the Railsplitters are set to host Brevard College in a battle for out right supremacy of the South Atlantic Conference race. At 6-0 in league play, the Railsplitters hold a one-game lead over Brevard Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS’ DESMOND JOHNSON SHARES PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR

ROCK HILL, S.C. ­- Lincoln Memorial University‘s Desmond Johnson (Lynch, KY) and Newberry College‘s Tony Davis have been named the South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball Players of the Week for the week ending January 9, 2011.

Johnson, a junior forward and product of Cumberland High School, led the Railsplitters to a perfect 3-0 mark, including a pair of conference road wins over Tusculum College (73-52) and Newberry College Continue reading

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RAILSPLITTERS MOVIN’ ON UP IN THE RANKINGS!

HARROGATE, TN – The Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team continued its climb up the NCAA Division II ladder this week by earning a no. 14 ranking in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) poll.

Still among the ranks of the unbeaten, the Railsplitters are now 10-0 and continue to add to the program’s best start in school history. Monday night’s 100-62 thrashing of regional opponent Continue reading

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