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UMO Field Hockey Knocks Off No. 10 Limestone 3-2

UMO Field Hockey Knocks Off No. 10 Limestone 3-2

The University of Mount Olive (5-5, 5-3) battled back to knock off No. 10 nationally-ranked Limestone University (7-5, 6-3) 3-2 in South Atlantic Conference Carolinas action on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, Trojans get their first win over a nationally-ranked opponent, an undefeated record at home, and the most wins in a season. Game InformationThe opening…read more »

UMO To Add Women’s Wrestling For 2022-23 Season

UMO To Add Women’s Wrestling For 2022-23 Season

The University of Mount Olive recently announced that it will add women’s wrestling to the 22 NCAA Division II varsity sports currently being offered by the university. “We have had great success with men’s wrestling and look to use that as a springboard to adding women’s wrestling,” UMO Vice President for Athletics Jeff Eisen said. “We…read more »

Volleyball: UMO Defeats Shaw University

Volleyball: UMO Defeats Shaw University

From UMO Media Relations The University of Mount Olive defeated Shaw University 3-2 in non-conference action on Tuesday night. The Trojans have now won four games in a row and improved their overall record to 5-1. 1st SetThe Trojans stepped out to an early lead 2-0 with kills from Ele’sia Williams and Ashlyn Stone. The Trojans fell behind 13-7,…read more »

Men’s Soccer: Trojans Falls To Anderson 3-2

Men’s Soccer: Trojans Falls To Anderson 3-2

Mount Olive – The University of Mount Olive Trojans fell to Anderson University 3-2 in non-conference action on Saturday night. The contest was delayed for more than an hour from its scheduled start time due to lightning. INSIDE THE SCORE In the opening half, Anderson began with the momentum as Anderson blasted home goals in the…read more »

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Bests South Johnston In Four Sets (PHOTO GALLERY)

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Bests South Johnston In Four Sets (PHOTO GALLERY)

In the waning moments of the fourth set, C.B. Aycock watched its 21-10 lead get cut down to 22-15. C.B. head coach Jordyn McGhee called a timeout to rally her team. Coming out of the timeout, the Golden Falcons won the following three points, with Emily Feddersen’s tip putting the finishing touches on C.B. Aycock’s…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Carter Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Carter Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

Watch William Carter on the wrestling mat, and you will find a combination of things he has learned throughout his high school career at C.B. Aycock. There are techniques he has learned from previous wrestlers while working out in the wrestling room and his passion, desire, and determination to excel on the wrestling mat are…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Smith Headed To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Smith Headed To UMO

Days after graduating from Charles B. Aycock High School, Kaitlyn Smith got to celebrate another milestone on Wednesday. Smith signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Mount Olive. “It’s exciting and kind of life-changing,” Smith said. “I’ve been waiting for this my whole life.” Smith’s recruiting process took numerous…read more »

College Basketball: Mount Olive Women Defeat Converse College In Conference Action

College Basketball: Mount Olive Women Defeat Converse College In Conference Action

From UMO Media Relations SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The University of Mount Olive women’s basketball team won its first game of the season after defeating the Valkyries of Converse College 67-50 in Conference Carolinas action in Spartanburg, South Carolina on Tuesday. UMO improves to 1-2 overall and 1-2 in the conference, while Converse falls to 1-3, 0-3. INSIDE THE SCORE The Trojans…read more »

College Basketball: UMO Men Come Up Short Against King University

College Basketball: UMO Men Come Up Short Against King University

From UMO Media Relations BRISTOL, Tennesse – The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team came up short against the Tornado of King University 74-72 on Tuesday night in Conference Carolinas action. UMO falls to 0-3, 0-3 in season, while King improves to 2-2, 1-1. INSIDE THE SCORE King University got on the scoreboard first, opening the contest on a 3-0 lead, but Mount Olive had an answer…read more »

Wrestling: Mount Olive Falls In First Contest Of 2021

Wrestling: Mount Olive Falls In First Contest Of 2021

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive wrestling team fell to the Wolves of Newberry College 37-11 Sunday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Dual. The contest was the first competition for any UMO Athletics program since March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the suspension of sports. INSIDE THE RESULTS The match…read more »

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