Athletics News

  • Fouls Trip Up SMWC, Fall to Greenville 91-75
    November 15, 2019
    GREENVILLE, Ill.  – The Woods fell to Greenville University last night in a 75-91 loss that moves SMWC to 1-5 on the season. The Pomeroys were hampered by fouls throughout the game, committing 31 to Greenville’s 14. Natalie Nickless recorded 14 points for the team while also adding 3 rebounds, 1 assist, and 2 steals...
  • SMWC Softball Signs Albertson to 2020 Recruiting Class
    November 13, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head softball coach Jennifer Cassell announced the addition of Jenna Albertson to the 2020-21 recruiting class. Albertson signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play softball for the Woods yesterday...
  • Track & Field Adds Ohio Thrower Preston Mitchell to 2020-21 Class
    November 13, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ohio – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head track and field coach Zach Whitkanack announced the addition of Preston Mitchell to the 2020-21 recruiting class. Mitchell signed his National Letter-of-Intent to throw for the Woods today...
  • TWIPS | 11/11/19 - 11/17/19
    November 10, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the 12th edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to congratulate head coach Zach Whitkanack and the women's cross country team for winning the 2019 USCAA Women's Cross Country National Championship. This is Whitkanack's first National Title and the program's first Championship since the 2010 season. We also want to give a special shoutout to men's soccer head coach Abe Tizaf who was named USCAA Men's Soccer Coach of the year!
  • Men's Soccer Wraps Up 2019 Season in 4-0 Loss to Paul Quinn
    November 09, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – In their final match of the 2019 season, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) men’s soccer team fell to Paul Quinn College this afternoon 4-0. Despite losing both their matches in their first Nationals trip in the young program’s history, the team can be proud...
  • Women's Soccer Falls Against Florida National University; Finish the Season 7-8-1
    November 09, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women’s soccer lost to Florida National University today 2-0 in Day 2 of the USCAA Women's Soccer Championships. The Pomeroys took their second loss in Pool Play which served as their final game of the 2019 season. The women's team concludes the 2019 season with an overall record of 7-8-1 (.469).
  • Women's XC 2019 USCAA National Champions; Men's XC Fourth Place Finish
    November 08, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - With 40 degree temperatures and 30+ mph winds gusting across the runways of the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's cross country programs prepared themselves to compete for a 2019 USCAA Cross Country National Championship.
  • Men's Soccer Close, But No Upset in 3-2 Loss Against Bryant & Stratton
    November 08, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team fell to Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse this afternoon in their historic first-ever USCAA National Championship match. The men looked outmatched by Bryant & Stratton throughout much of the match but were rescued partly by a couple of late goals off the foot of Edson Alvarado...
  • Women's Soccer Drops First Game 3-0 to Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse
    November 08, 2019
    Virginia Beach, Va. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's soccer team lost to Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse this afternoon in the first match of the 2019 USCAA National Tournament. The Woods fought through harsh winds and injuries to stay competitive throughout, but...
  • Abdessamad Tizaf Named 2019 USCAA Men's Soccer Coach of the Year
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men’s soccer head coach Abe Tizaf was named the 2019 USCAA Men's Soccer Coach of the Year this evening at the USCAA Nationals Awards Banquet. Coach Tizaf earned the award in just the 2nd season for the men’s soccer program...
  • 11 Student-Athletes Named USCAA All-American
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – This evening at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) hosted the 2019 Fall Championship Banquet. With more than 40 institutions in attendance, the USCAA announced its All-Americans for the men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball teams.
  • 16 Student-Athletes Earn USCAA National All-Academic Honors
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - This evening at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) hosted the 2019 Fall Championship Banquet. With more than 40 institutions in attendance, the USCAA announced its National All-Academic Team Members. The award is designed to recognize student-athletes (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or greater.
  • Men’s and Women’s XC Prepped for 2019 USCAA Nationals
    November 05, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's cross-country teams are both headed to the 2019 USCAA Cross Country National Championships.
  • TWIPS | 11/04/19 - 11/10/19
    November 03, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the 11th edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to congratulate the men's and women's soccer and cross country teams for earning trips to the 2019 USCAA Fall Championships! Those four programs will represent the SMWC Athletic Department in Virginia Beach while competing for National Championships. We also want to congratulate senior Meagan White who competed in her final contest for the volleyball team on October 30th.
  • Pomeroy Comeback Not Enough Against Carlow; 0-2 on the Weekend
    November 03, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods women's basketball team fell to the Celtics of Carlow University 91-82 this evening. The Pomeroys failed to rally after their loss on Saturday against Kentucky Christian despite some impressive scoring runs throughout the game. Sophomore Paeytyn Hayes led the team in scoring with 15 while also leading in rebounds with 8. Delaney Kendall would lead the team with 7 assists.
  • Pomeroys Drop Home Opener to Kentucky Christian
    November 01, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball (0-1) opened their 2019-20 campaign this evening against Kentucky Christian University. The Pomeroys fell to the Lady Knights 117-91 in the home opener.
  • Volleyball Celebrates White on Senior Night; Falls to IU-East 3-0
    October 30, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods volleyball team wrapped up their 2019 season against Indiana University-East this evening, falling 3-0 on senior night. Before the match, the Pomeroy’s lone senior, Meagan White, was honored as she was escorted to the court by her parents and brother...
  • Virginia Beach Bound; Men's & Women's Soccer Heading to 2019 USCAA National Championships
    October 30, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's soccer programs gathered in Hamilton Arena today to watch the 2019 USCAA Nationals Bid Show. Both programs earned #4 seed bids and will be heading to Virginia Beach, Virginia, to compete for National Championships!
  • Pomeroy Basketball Signs South Vermillion's Berry to '20-'21 Class
    October 29, 2019
    CLINTON, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's basketball head coach Robert Belf announced the addition of Rebecca Berry to the 2020-2021 recruiting class. Berry signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play basketball for the Woods...
  • TWIPS | 10/28/19 - 11/03/19
    October 26, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the 10th edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to take a look back at the men's golf team competing at the Whistling Straits Golf Course in Wisconsin and take a look at the USCAA Nationals Bids which will be given out this week! To the men's and women's cross country teams almost sweeping the Asbury University Invitational! We have all of this week's action below!
  • Peaking Performances by Men's/Women's XC Earn 2nd and 1st Place Finishes; Trausch Runs Away as AU Invite Champion
    October 26, 2019
    WILMORE, Ky. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's and women's cross-country concluded the regular season at the Asbury University Invitational this afternoon. Both programs ran impressively as the men's team took 2nd Place and the women's team took 1st Place. Between both programs, SMWC defeated NAIA-level institutions including Midway University, Georgetown University (Ky.), University of Rio Grande, and Alice Lloyd University.
  • Men's Golf Ties for 10th Place at Whistling Straits; Kuppler Secures Sixth Place Finish
    October 22, 2019
    KOHLER, Wisc. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's golf team was back on the course after its 2019 USCAA National Championship finish. The Pomeroys battled in the Whistling Straits Championship hosted by Taylor University. SMWC concluded its two-day 36-hole stroke play against NAIA teams from all over America. With the event known to be "one of the best NAIA events of the season" featuring numerous teams ranked in the NAIA Top-25.
  • SMWC and OCU End in a 2OT Draw; Pomeroys 7-6-1 on the Season
    October 22, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's soccer battled NCAA Division II Oakland City University this afternoon in a windy and chilly match. The Pomeroys and Mighty Oaks needed extra time and the result served as a 1-1 draw. The Woods is now 7-6-1 on the season and tied for sixth place in the USCAA Coaches Poll. With one contest remaining, SMWC is fighting for the sixth place bid to the USCAA National Tournament.
  • TWIPS | 10/21/19 - 10/27/19
    October 20, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the ninth edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to take a look back at the women's volleyball two winning two contests and the men's soccer team finishing in a draw with NCAA Division II Oakland City University.  We have all of this week's action below!
  • Men's Soccer Settles for Draw with Oakland City 3-3
    October 20, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team (10-4-1) settled for a tie with Oakland City University (4-10-2) this afternoon as both teams fought tooth and nail, with the match coming down to the very last second. The back and forth affair was chippy at times, with multiple yellow cards shown, as both teams fought to pull out a win.
  • Pomeroys Fall in 4 Sets to IU-NW; Prep for Quad Tournament on 25-26th
    October 19, 2019
    GARY, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) volleyball team (9-15) fell to Indiana University-Northwest (12-6) this evening, falling 3-1 (13-25, 13-25, 26-24, 17-25). The Woods fought hard throughout, but costly errors held them back. SMWC hopes to finish their...
  • Pomeroy Volleyball Sweeps CCSJ to Record 4th Win in Last 5
    October 18, 2019
    WHITING, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) volleyball team (9-14) traveled to take on Calumet College of St. Joseph (2-17), sweeping the Crimson Wave (25-16, 25-9, 25-17) to earn their 4th win in their past 5 matches. The Woods showed their offensive and defensive prowess throughout as they held Calumet College of St. Joseph to just 42 total points. The Woods hopes to use the momentum of their past 5 matches to help propel them towards a 4th straight National Championship appearance.
  • Pomeroys Edge Fontbonne University in Five-Set Match to Earn 8th Win of the Season
    October 15, 2019
    SAINT LOUIS, Mo. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball (8-14) stole a five-set match last night against Fontbonne University (3-17). The Pomeroys won the first two sets before the Griffins battled back to tie the match 2-2. In the final set, SMWC edged Fontbonne 15-13 to steal the match and earn their eighth win of the season. 
  • TWIPS | 10/14/19 - 10/20/19
    October 13, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- In the eighth edition of This Week In Pomeroy Sports | TWIPS, we want to congratulate the men's golf team for capturing the 2019 USCAA Men's Golf National Championship! Let's take a look back at the men's golf final day at Nationals to win back-to-back titles and the men's and women's soccer team sweeping Andrews University this afternoon. We have all of this week's action below!
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