Longwood University Team Press Releases

Lancers Take Fifth at Builder Invite

01/27/2008 -
The Longwood Lancers finished 5th overall at the 29th Annual Builder Invitational. Shorthanded, the team had 4 of their 7 entrants finish in the top 4 of their respective weight classes.

Leading the way for the Lancers was Shawn Nelson (141/Jr) with a 2nd place finish. In the first round, he fell to Scott Allen (SVU) in 2:44. He then wrestled back and defeated William Rothernberg (UCF) by an 11-8 decision.

Alex Vergara (133/So) finished 3rd overall in his bracket. He opened up with a 12-4 major decision over Jeff Jiron (APP). He then suffered a loss to Steve DeAugustino (UCF) by a major decision of 14-1 in the semi's. Alex went on to wrestle back and major decisioned Joseph Schwartz (UMBC) 18-5 and finished the tournament well with a pin over Matt Fortunato (TU) in 4:17 in the consolation finals.

Fourth place finishers included Dom Gary (165/So) and Alec Modine (285/Sr).

Final Team Scores:

1) University of Central Florida - 111.5
2) Apprentice School - 77.0
3) Southern Virginia University - 70.0
4) Towson University - 54.5
5) Longwood University - 51.5
6) University of Maryland (Baltimore Campus) - 50.0
7) Catawba College - 26.5

Longwood Lancers Outlook

11/08/2007
The Longwood Lancers look to a new season with several matches eagerly anticipated. The Lancers return several starters along with a few new faces to add depth to the team, particularly the middle weights. Now that everything has been established and the team has a good number of athletes ....

Lancers Take Fifth at Builder Invite

01/27/2008
The Longwood Lancers finished 5th overall at the 29th Annual Builder Invitational. Shorthanded, the team had 4 of their 7 entrants finish in the top 4 of their respective weight classes. Leading the way for the Lancers was Shawn Nelson (141/Jr) with a 2nd place finish. In the first roun....

Lancers continue Transition

02/09/2009
The Longwood University Lancers continue in stride with their transition. In their third season they have had new faces to turn to and add depth to their roster. They also finished hosting their first home event since the DII program hosted Southern Regional Tournament in the Spring of 200....

Lancers Kick Off 2009-2010 Season

12/18/2009
The Longwood Lancer Wrestling Club travelled to Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista, Virginia to compete in the SVU Turkey Bowl on November 21, 2009. The Lancers competed against the Radford Wrestling Club, Virginia Military Institute, and Southern Virginia University. Several f....

Lancer Home Meet

03/02/2010
Longwood University hosted Gallaudet University, James Madison University, Virginia Tech, and Radford University wrestling teams on February 14, 2010. Longwood wrestled with nearly a full lineup. The highlight of the day was the dual meet with JMU. Starting off at 235lbs, Logan Mcnutt lo....

2011-12 Lancers

11/04/2011
Longwood University's Wrestling club team starts off the season against Easter Carolina University and Hampton in a tri-meet on the 5th of November @ ECU. Longwood looks to continue to build on success after having three national qualifiers in the 2010-11 season. ....