Athletics News

  • Hunt Seat Has Strong Showing in Marion
    November 17, 2018
    MARION, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Hunt Seat Equestrian Team finished 4th Reserve High Point Team in both shows this past Saturday at Taylor University.
  • SMWC Volleyball Signs Lincoln Trail Standout Mandi Alspach
    November 20, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball head coach Steve Beeler announced the addition of Lincoln Trail College transfer Mandi Alspach to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Alpach signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play volleyball for The Woods. She will come into the volleyball program and make an immediate impact.
  • Men's Golf Inks Alexander Baker
    November 20, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf head coach Abe Nasser announced the addition of Alexander Baker to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Baker signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play golf for The Woods.
  • Men's Golf Signs Corey Miller
    November 19, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf head coach Abe Nasser announced the addition of Corey Miller to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Miller signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play golf for The Woods.
  • SMWC's Comeback Falls Short Against Washington Adventist
    November 18, 2018
    MONACA, Pa. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball lost a hard fought battle this afternoon against Washington  Adventist University. The final score was Pomeroys 74, Lady Shock 84. This loss marks the teams fifth of the season but senior Callan Taylor is just seven points away from scoring 1,000 career points!
  • Pomeroys WBB Falls to Penn State Beaver
    November 17, 2018
    MONACA, Pa. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball team dropped tonight's game one contest of the Penn State Beaver Tournament. Penn State Beaver won the game 90-68. The Pomeroys could not find their niche offensively while PSB put together an overall solid game.
  • The Woods Takes Down Carlow University; Jarrett's 3-Pt Basket Seals the Victory
    November 15, 2018
    MONACA, Pa. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball team battled NAIA's Carlow University tonight. The contest was held at the Penn State Beaver gymnasium. The Pomeroys defeated the Celtics 84-83 to win their second game in-a-row.
  • SMWC Men's Golf Adds Bloomington H.S North Logan Vernon
    November 14, 2018
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's golf head coach Abe Nasser announced the addition of Logan Vernon to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Vernon signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play golf for The Woods.
  • SMWC Signs Dual-Sport Student-Athlete Lillian VanderMel
    November 14, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's cross country and track & field head coach Zach Whitkanack announced the addition of Lillian VanderMel to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. VanderMel signed her National Letter-of-Intent to run cross country and track and field for The Woods.
  • Softball Signs Hamilton Heights Standout Adyson Baber
    November 14, 2018
    ARCADIA, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College softball head coach Mark Feller announced the addition of Adyson Baber to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Baber signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play softball for The Woods.
  • Men's Track & Field and XC Inks Wyatt Bales
    November 13, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's cross country and track & field head coach Zach Whitkanack announced the addition of Wyatt Bales to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Bales signed his National Letter-of-Intent to run cross country and track and field for the Pomeroys.
  • SMWC Basketball Captures First Victory of the 18-19 Campaign
    November 12, 2018
    CARLINVILLE, Ill. - Yesterday night, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball team earned its first win of the season as they defeated Blackburn College. The Pomeroys notched a 103-99 victory behind a stellar offensive performance as five SMWC players tallied double-digits and season-highs on the night.
  • 2019 SMWC Softball Holiday Camp Registration Is Now Open
    November 12, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Head coach Mark Feller and the SMWC softball program announced the dates for the 2019 SMWC Softball Holiday Camp this afternoon! The camp will be held on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 and Sunday, February 17th, 2019. The clinic accommodates to the following grades: 1-5, 6-8, and 9-12.  The softball camps will be hosted in the Aux Gym of the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
  • SMWC Volleyball Loses USCAA National Championship to Florida National Univeristy
    November 10, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team ended their season at the Virginia Beach Sports Complex this afternoon. The Pomeroys battled it out with Florida National University in a back and forth dogfight for the 2018 USCAA National Championship trophy. The Woods lost to FNU in four sets: 17-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-22. Despite the loss, McKenzi Kumpf, Gabriella Slagle, and Monica Mack were named to the USCAA All-Tournament Team.
  • Men's and Women's XC Take High Honors at the USCAA National Championships
    November 09, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's and women's cross country team competed in the USCAA National Championships today. The men's team earned a third place spot in the 8K race while the women's team finished second place in the 6K race. SMWC had four USCAA First Team All-Americans who finished Top 7 in the races.
  • SMWC Volleyball Is Heading to the USCAA Volleyball National Championship
    November 09, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - With the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball victory today, the team will be returning to the USCAA National Championship game for the fourth season in-a-row. The Pomeroys swept #4 seed Silver Lake College this afternoon (25-12, 25-14, 25-14) which means they concluded Pool Play undefeated. SMWC will face Florida National University at 12:30 p.m. for the National Title.
  • Head Coach Zach Whitkanack Named USCAA Men's XC Coach of the Year
    November 09, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's cross country head coach Zach Whitkanack was selected as the 2018 USCAA Men's XC Coach of the Year last night. The announcement came at the USCAA Nationals Awards Banquet. This is the first time in school history that a men's cross country has walked away with this honor.
  • Kumpf Named USCAA Student-Athlete of the Year; Volleyball Captures Multiple Honors at the USCAA Awards Banquet
    November 08, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball program stole the show at tonight's 2018 USCAA National Awards Banquet. The Pomeroys notched USCAA First and Second Team All-American spots, USCAA National All-Academic honors, and the Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year award as a team. Five separate player's: McKenzi Kumpf, Gabriella Slagle, Monica Mack, Pamela Dorman, and Kelcie Basan walked away with very well deserved awards.
  • Volleyball Goes Undefeated on Day One of the USCAA National Championships
    November 08, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team battled it out in the USCAA Division 1 Volleyball National Championship Pool Play today. The Pomeroys earned two wins on day one against #1 seed the University of Maine-Fort Kent and #2 seed Florida National University. SMWC's first game against Florida National was a thrilling five-set match victory as The Woods took sets one, three, and the final fifth to come out on top. In game two, against Maine Fort Kent, the Pomeroys found themselves down one set but battled back to win three-sets in-a-row to tally its 17th win of the season.
  • Pomeroys Basketball Fall In Season Opener
    November 06, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind.- Tuesday night, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball team hosted Indiana University-Southeast Grenadiers in the Pomeroys first home game of the season. SMWC lost 70-88.
  • SMWC Hunt Seat Is Strong in Season Opener
    November 04, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - The SMWC Hunt Seat equestrian team kicked off the season this past weekend at home. The Pomeroys finished the weekend one point behind longtime Regional Champs, Purdue University. The team won Saturday on a tiebreaker and finished a strong third behind Butler and Purdue in the Sunday show.
  • Senior Day Success; Pomeroys Down the Cougars
    November 03, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball team sent the seniors out with an impressive victory on Senior Day. The Pomeroys swept the University of Cincinnati Clermont 25-12, 25-12, and 25-13. Mary Alvanos, Monica Mack, McKenzi Kumpf, and Gabriella Slagle were each joined by there families before the game on the court. Despite the bittersweet emotions, SMWC stayed focus to finish the season 15-15 (.500).
  • Pomeroys Unable to Contain Midway's Offensive Attack
    November 02, 2018
    MIDWAY, Ky. - The SMWC women's basketball team tipped off its 2018 campaign on the road against Midway University. The Pomeroys lost 108-67. 
  • SMWC Volleyball Captures #3 Seed in the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Championships
    October 31, 2018
    NORFOLK, Va. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team has earned a bid to play in the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Championships. In year four of the program, the Pomeroys have punched their fourth straight trip to Virginia Beach, Virginia. SMWC sits at 14-15 (.483) on the season and will enter the post-season tournament as the #3 seed. After three seasons finishing as the USCAA National Champion Runner-Ups, the Pomeroys volleyball team is determined to end this season as #1. Based on the number of institutions with intent to participate who met internal qualification criteria (.500 winning % or better) the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Championship will feature just four participants: #1 University of Maine-Fort Kent (24-5), #2 Florida National University (14-15), #3 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (14-15), #4 Silver Lake College (9-14). With Florida College, the Pomeroys arch enemy not present in this year’s pool, SMWC is highly favored to be the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Champion.
  • Pomeroys Fall 2-0 in Final Game of the Season; Corre Matherly Breaks Single-Season Record for Most Saves
    October 27, 2018
    WYOMING, Michigan - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's soccer team traveled to Wyoming, Michigan to play Grace Christian University in its final game of the season yesterday. The Pomeroys entered the halftime break trailing 1-0. In the second half, SMWC pushed the tempo but could not score a goal on the tough Tigers defense. GCU added one more goal to seal their victory of the Pomeroys 2-0. SMWC finished its season with a record of 1-12-1 and will lose three very special seniors: Jasmine Peoples, Haley Shuler, and Ashleigh Pflum.
  • Victory Is Sweet; Pomeroys Defeat Grace Christian Behind Glenn's Two Goals
    October 27, 2018
    WYOMING, Mich. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer team traveled to Wyoming, Michigan yesterday to battle the Grace Christian University Tigers. The Pomeroys offense attacked the net as they took seven shots on goal. The defense played stout they allowed one goal which carried SMWC to a 2-1 victory! The Woods will be back on the pitch in the final game of the inaugural season against the University of Cincinnati-Clermont on October 30th.
  • SMWC Inks Dual Sport Student-Athlete Claire Gillen
    October 27, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College track and field head coach Zach Whitkanack and women's soccer head coach Craig Hendry announced the addition of Claire Gillen to the 2019-20 recruiting class. Gillen will compete for both the women's soccer and track & field teams next fall/spring. She signed her National Letter-of-Intent alongside her family, friends, media, and head coaches this past Thursday.
  • Volleyball Sweeps IU-Northwest Behind A 15-Kill Performance by Slagle
    October 27, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball team dominated the Indiana University-Northwest Red Hawks this afternoon. The Pomeroys swept the 22-8 IU-Northwest. In set one, the Pomeroys won convincingly 25-15. In set two, SMWC was forced to display their comeback s25-19kills and won 30-28. In the final set of the day, The Woods beat IU-Northwest 25-19. SMWC improves to 13-15 on the season and will fight to end the regular season at .500.
  • SMWC to Honor the 2018 USCAA Men's Golf National Championship Team Before the First Serve on Saturday vs. IU-Northwest
    October 25, 2018
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Join us as the SMWC Athletic Department will honor the 2018 USCAA Men's Golf National Championship team before the first serve of Saturday's volleyball game against Indiana University-Northwest.
  • Pomeroys Lose A Tight Five-Set Match
    October 23, 2018
    RICHMOND, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Pomeroys women's volleyball team battled the Indiana University-East Red Wolves last night. IU-East jumped out to a two-set lead before the Pomeroys caught fire and forced a fifth set. In set five, SMWC had a 6-5 lead but then lost their senior middle blocker, Monica Mack, due to a facial injury. At this point, SMWC took a downward spiral and could not regroup. The Woods lost 15-8 and are now 12-15 on the year.
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