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Mace & Crown | March 6, 2015

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Brian Archives * Mace & Crown

2012 WNBA Draft

April 18, 2012 |

Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Fifteen of the top women’s collegiate players in the nation gathered under the bright lights of the ESPN Studios in Bristol, Connecticut for the 2012 WNBA Draft presented by Boost Mobile. Live coverage of the draft began with the first round on ESPN2, followed by a second and third […]Read More

Blue Crush Split

February 1, 2012 |

Gerensulu, Haigh wins highlight split Swim and Dive meet versus Towson Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Swimmers Yesim Giresunlu and Jason Haigh each earned individual victories as Old Dominion split the Monarchs’ swim and dive meet against Towson on senior day Saturday afternoon at J.C. “Scrap” Chandler Pool. The men defeated Towson 182-118 and […]Read More

Swimming Up Stream

February 1, 2012 |

Junior swimming sensation soaring to new heights Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer The swimmers take center stage in unison. In lane four stands 5-feet-7-inch Old Dominion junior Kimberley Rashleigh. Sporting navy blue, the Sydney, Australian native plants her arms forward, ready to jump in the pool. A grind-it-out event like the medley takes strength, stamina, precision […]Read More

A Colonial Collapse

February 1, 2012 |

Tennis Monarchs drop to 0-3 on the year Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Leonardo Lapentti wrapped up the final singles match of the evening, securing a 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 victory over Can Centinel as George Washington defeated Old Dominion University 4-3 in doubles and singles Friday in the Monarchs’ 2012 home opener at the […]Read More

Lady Monarchs show Spartans who’s King of the Court

January 25, 2012 |

Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Newly crowned junior captain Diana Ivanova along with sophomore teammates Melissa Esnal-Olguin and Nika Khmolovska each earned two victories apiece, cruising to straight set victories in both singles and doubles over crosstown foe Norfolk State Saturday morning. Ivanova led the charge with Esnal-Olguin on court one to the tune […]Read More

Swim and Dive Monarchs impress in homestead duel versus Pirates

January 19, 2012 |

Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Swimmers Arni Mar Arnason and Kimberly Rashleigh picked up 200-meter individual medley victories, while divers Mitchell Ortiz and Rebecca Krunkel score a combined twelve points in four diving events as Old Dominion splits swim and dive meet with East Carolina. The men picked up the 165-127 victory in overall […]Read More

Chemistry takes time to measure

November 16, 2011 |

Late power surge by Hokies too much for Lady Monarchs to overcome  Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Freshman guard Ashley Betz-White chipped in 22 points in her first collegiate game, while senior forward center Tia Lewis added 18, but it proved to be not enough. The Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Old Dominion Lady […]Read More

It’s the Midwest Swing, Y’all

November 2, 2011 |

Freese Takes MVP honors as Cardinals host eleventh franchise Fall Classic Crown Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay caught the final out as catcher Yadier Molina jumped ran to jump into the arms of closer Jason Motte. The Cardinals captured their eleventh World Series Championship in franchise history, defeating […]Read More

Cruz-ing into the Motor City, Cards stacking the deck in route to Busch

October 12, 2011 |

Rangers take full command of ALCS while Brewers can’t stop Game Two bleeding Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer A bases loaded jam in the bottom of the eleventh sent Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz to the plate with no outs. Just seconds later, Cruz belted a 0-1 breaking ball to the right-field bleachers. The […]Read More

Hacking the Inner-Net

October 8, 2011 |

Junior net-minder Keeping Soccer Monarchs Within Arms Reach of Conference Lead Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer After slipping past UNC Wilmington in a 90-minute thriller at the Old Dominion Soccer Complex, the Lady Monarchs (2-1-1 CAA, 5-5-2 Overall) faltered at the hands ofGeorgiaState4-0 inAtlanta,GAon Sunday. Despite the aforementioned conference road loss, junior goalkeeper Brianna […]Read More

Ice, Ice, Baby

October 5, 2011 |

2011-2012 National Hockey League Campaign on the Horizon, Thirty Teams gear up to take the ice once more Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer For the first time in 39 years, the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup. NBC’s Mike “Doc” Emrick with the play-by-play call saw the Bruins capture their first cup in almost […]Read More

Y(AL)L Ready For This? Not So Fast. . .

September 28, 2011 |

Playoff Question Marks Rise As the Calendar Heads Toward October Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer With nothing set in stone at press time, the American League playoff race is all but solidified. The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers have each clinched their divisions (AL East and West) respectively. More over, starting rotations raise […]Read More

A Thrilla in Manilla

September 21, 2011 |

Former ODU Tennis great hopes to bring success to his old stomping grounds Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer After 19 consecutive years of leading the Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs on the tennis court, Darryl Cummings stepped down as ODU Women’s Tennis head coach after the completion of the 2010-11 season to focus on […]Read More