Lynchburg Hornets

The Lynchburg Hornets refer to the 24 varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that represent the University of Lynchburg, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. On July 1, 2018, the institution's name changed from Lynchburg College to the University of Lynchburg. Lynchburg's intercollegiate athletic programs compete primarily in NCAA Division III, though its equestrian teams compete in Intercollegiate Horse Shows of America and National Collegiate Equestrian Association competition formats.

Lynchburg Hornets
UniversityUniversity of Lynchburg
ConferenceOld Dominion Athletic Conference
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorJon Waters
LocationLynchburg, Virginia
Varsity teams24
ColorsHornet Red, White, and Gray

The Hornets compete as a full, non-football member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). Lynchburg was a founding member of the league in 1976. In that time, the Hornets have won 183 ODAC championships, including three (men's soccer, women's soccer, men's lacrosse, and women's outdoor track & field) in the 2017-18 academic year.

Roughly 500 student-athletes represent Lynchburg in competition, meaning about 25 percent of the institution's student body competes in varsity athletics.

Varsity teams

List of teams


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