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Monarchs C-USA Bound: ODU Announces the Move from CAA to C-USA

June 6, 2012 |

After weeks of waffling banter between conference affiliates and school officials, Old Dominion finally accepted the invitation to switch allegiances from the Colonial Athletic Association to the Conference-USA effective July 1, 2013. Many factors attributed to the move including the … Read More

Monarchs fall to Mercer in Quarterfinals of CIT

March 22, 2012 |

Mercer late run too much for Monarchs to handle

Written By: Matthew McCracken

Sports Editor

Five minutes prior to tip-off in the CIT Quarterfinals against the Mercer Bears, Monarchs’ head coach Blaine Taylor was informed his star senior guard Kent … Read More

Monarchs Fall 68-51 to the Dragons of Drexel

March 6, 2012 |

The Monarchs walked off the court Sunday night the second best team. Poor shooting and turnovers plagued the Monarchs, but ultimately the Dragons staggering defense and impressive play led to a 68-51 defeat for Old Dominion.

The team shot a … Read More

One Down, Two To Go

March 6, 2012 |

Kent Bazemore was ready to play tonight. After a heartbreaking senior night defeat, the senior reminded the CAA why the Monarchs were back-to-back champions. A dominating performance from Bazemore, the Monarchs cruised to an 88-74 win.

The team, who has … Read More

Monarchs Fall Short of Three-peat against Drexel

March 5, 2012 |

After scoring 88 points in a game, Old Dominion went ice cold in the first half of the semi-finals against Drexel scoring 17 points in the first half.  Drexel, the No. 1 seed, portrayed balanced basketball playing inside out.   The … Read More

Monarchs Score Season-High Against Delaware

March 5, 2012 |

Despite having won the past two CAA Championships, the Old Dominion Monarchs are ranked No. 4 in the CAA.  Facing No. 5 Delaware in the quarterfinals of the CAA tournament, the Monarchs put on a basketball clinic for fans in … Read More

New Addition to Football Monarchs

February 22, 2012 |

Written By: Matthew McCracken

Sports Editor

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Old Dominion football adds another coach to their roster with the addition of Bradley Watkins.  Watkins will be overseeing the running backs for the Monarchs.  Watkins began his coaching career as … Read More

Behind the Rivalry of ODU and VCU

February 15, 2012 |

Monarchs vs. Rams

Written By: Matthew McCracken

Sports Editor

Men’s basketball between Old Dominion and Virginia Commonwealth University is a match-up that many consider to be the top basketball rivalry in Virginia.  With VCU’s win over ODU this past weekend … 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 … Read More

Redshirted freshman rising amongst the ranks

February 1, 2012 |

Written By: Lucas Morgan

Contributing Writer

Although an injury kept him sidelined for the first few weeks of the season, Jerome Robinson has quickly shown that he is a threat on the wrestling mat. His first action this season was … 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 … 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 … Read More

Arni Arnason’s Record-Setting Career at ODU

February 1, 2012 |

Written By: Connie Farmer

Staff Writer

Arni Arnason, senior on the Old Dominion men’s swim team, enjoyed his last home meet this Saturday, Jan. 28.  A senior day ceremony took place before the event, and afterwards Arnason was asked about … Read More

The Man in the Middle

February 1, 2012 |

Written By: Jordan Jones

Staff Writer

Chris Cooper may seem quiet off the court, but his game speaks volumes as numerous opponents in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) have found out so far this year.

The 6-feet9-inch senior is No.1 … Read More