Shenandoah Hornets

The Shenandoah Hornets are the athletic teams that represent Shenandoah University, located in Winchester, Virginia, in NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports. The Hornets compete as members of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Altogether, Shenandoah sponsors 22 sports: 11 for men and 11 for women. Previously, the Hornets were members of the USA South Athletic Conference.

Shenandoah Hornets
UniversityShenandoah University
ConferenceOld Dominion Athletic Conference
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorBridget Lyons
LocationWinchester, Virginia
Varsity teams22
Football stadiumSprint Field at Shentel Stadium
Basketball arenaJames R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center
MascotBuzzy
NicknameHornets
ColorsRed and Blue
         
Websitewww.suhornets.com

Varsity teams

List of teams

Men's Programs

Baseball

Current Coach Kevin Anderson (2004–present)
Record under current Coach 461-199-1
Championships USA-SOUTH
  • 2010
  • 2011

ODAC

  • 2015
  • 2018
NCAA Appearances World Series
  • 2009
  • 2010

Regionals

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
Facilities Bridgeforth Field

Jim Barnett Park

1001 E. Cork Street

Winchester, Va. 22601

Baseball Championships

  • After a 33-5 record following the 2009 USA South Tournament, Shenandoah earned an at large bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament, a first for the program. SU won the region and went on to the NCAA Championships in Grand Chute, Wis. and eliminated after going 1-2 in the double elimination format.
  • In 2010, Shenandoah defeated Christopher Newport 19-5 and 7-4 in the USA South Championships, earning an automatic bid to NCAA Regionals for the second year in a row. After winning the region, SU advanced to the championships but was eliminated after losing the first two games.
  • For the third year in a row, the Hornets earned a bid to the 2011 NCAA Regional Tournament. Salisbury defeated Shenandoah twice in the Championship to eliminate SU.
  • In 2012, the Hornets went 29-11 and earned a fourth straight bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament. SU went 2-2 during regional tournament play before being eliminated by Christopher Newport.
  • After winning the 2014 regular season title, the Hornets were eliminated in game 11 of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Baseball Championships but earned an at-large bid to the NCAA regionals and eliminated out of contention after four games by Emory.
  • The Hornets won the 2015 ODAC Baseball Tournament, earning an automatic bid to NCAA Regionals, SU went 1-2 before being eliminated by Frostburg State.
  • In 2016, Shenandoah earned an at-large bid to the NCAA regional baseball tournament, the Hornets were eliminated by Emory after going 3-2.
  • During the 2017 post-season, Shenandoah lost in game nine of the ODAC Tournament but earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament. The Hornets went 5-2 before losing to Wheaton in the NCAA Regional Championship game.
  • Shenandoah defeated Roanoke in the ODAC Championship 8-4 to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament. SU went 1-2 in the regional tournament before being eliminated by Ithaca College.

NCAA Appearances

Year Round Opponent Result
2009 Regionals Johns Hopkins w, 8-2
2009 Regionals York (Pa.) W, 11-2
2009 Regionals Christopher Newport W, 8-4
2009 Regionals Johns Hopkins W, 11-7
2009 Championships Farmingdale State W, 12-2
2009 Championships St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 16-5
2009 Championships Carthage L, 9-8 (11 Innings)
2010 Regionals Bridgewater W, 11-1
2010 Regionals York (Pa.) w, 9-6
2010 Regionals Mary Washington W, 10-5
2010 Regionals Salisbury W, 6-4
2010 Championships Ill. Wesleyan L, 7-5
2010 Championships Johns Hopkins L, 7-4
2011 Regionals Wabash W, 4-0
2011 Regionals Piedmont W, 14-5
2011 Regionals Piedmont W, 6-1
2011 Regionals Salisbury L, 9-8
2011 Regionals Salisbury L, 8-7
2012 Regionals Rowan W, 5-4
2012 Regionals Salisbury W, 6-1
2012 Regionals Salisbury L, 2-1 (14 Innings)
2012 Regionals Christopher Newport L, 9-5
2014 Regionals Covnant W, 11-3
2014 Regionals Birmingham Southern W, 5-4
2014 Regionals Bridgewater L, 5-3
2014 Regionals Emory L, 12-8
2015 Regionals Adrian W, 5-1
2015 Regionals Heidelberg L, 5-0
2015 Regionals Frostburg State L, 7-2
2016 Regionals Marietta W, 3-2
2016 Regionals Birmingham Southern W, 6-2
2016 Regionals Emory L, 14-7
2016 Regionals Birmingham Southern W, 10-8
2016 Regionals Emory L, 15-2
2017 Regionals Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-3
2017 Regionals Wheaton (Mass.) L, 6-0
2017 Regionals Lesley W, 4-1
2017 Regionals Alvernia W, 8-6
2017 Regionals Johns Hopkins W, 4-2
2017 Regionals Wheaton (Mass.) W, 5-4
2017 Regionals Wheaton (Mass.) L, 1-0
2018 Regionals Marietta W, 3-2
2018 Regionals Wooster L, 13-5
2018 Regionals Ithaca L, 7-5

Men’s Basketball

Current Coach Adam Walsh (2017–present)
Record under current Coach 8-18
Championships ESAC
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991

Dixie

  • 1996
NCAA Appearances First Round
  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1996
Facilities James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center

1188 Ralph Shockey Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

Men’s Cross Country

Current Coach Andy Marrocco (2005–present)
NCAA Appearances Regionals
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2017

Championships

  • 2010 Josiah Renton
  • 2013 Ryan Taylor
Facilities Kernstown Battlefield

610 Battle Park Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

Football

Current Coach Scott Yoder (2013–present)
Record under current Coach 29-31
Championships USA SOUTH
  • 2003 (Co-Champions)
  • 2004 (Co-Champions)
NCAA Appearances FIRST ROUND
  • 2004
Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

Football Championship

NCAA Appearances

Year Round Opponent Result
2004 First Round Delaware Valley L 21-17

Men’s Golf

Current Coach Scott Singhass (2006–present)
Facilities Winchester Country Club

1300 Senseny Rd

Winchester, VA 22602

Men’s Lacrosse

Current Coach Tim Marshall (2014–present)
Record under current Coach 30-51
Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

Men’s Soccer

Current Coach Vacant position

Scott Hackett (Interim)

Record under current Coach
Championships
    NCAA Appearances
      Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

      1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

      Winchester, VA 22601

      Men’s Tennis

      Current Coach Larry Hubbard (2009–present)
      Record under current Coach 91-148
      Facilities Lowery Tennis Courts

      1460 University Drive

      Winchester, VA 22601

      Men’s Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)

      Current Coach Andy Marrocco (2005–present)
      Championships USA South

      ODAC

        Facilities James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center

        1188 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Women's Programs

        Women’s Basketball

        Current Coach Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft (2013–present)
        Record under current Coach 49-87
        Championships Dixie
        • 1996
        • 2000

        ODAC

        • 2019
        NCAA Appearances First Round
        • 1996
        • 2000
        • 2019
        Facilities James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center

        1188 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Women's Basketball Championships

        The Shenandoah University Women's Basketball Program claimed its first ever ODAC Championship in 2019 after defeating 9th seed Bridgewater College 79-60 in the first round, top seeded Guilford College in the ODAC quarterfinals 52-49 in overtime, 4th seeded Randolph-Macon College 58-41 in the ODAC semifinals, and Washington & Lee University 63-53 in the ODAC championship. Shenandoah became the lowest seed to ever win the ODAC championship as the 8th seed in the tournament and they earned the ODAC's automatic bid to the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

        NCAA Appearances

        Year Round Opponent Result
        2019 First Round DeSales L, 49-77


        Women’s Cross Country

        Current Coach Andy Marrocco (2005–present)
        Championships USA SOUTH
        • 2010
        NCAA Appearances Regionals
        • 2006
        • 2007
        • 2008
        • 2009
        • 2010
        • 2011
        • 2012
        • 2013
        • 2014
        • 2015
        • 2016
        • 2017
        • 2018

        Championships

        • 2010 Amy Smith
        Facilities Kernstown Battlefield

        610 Battle Park Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Field Hockey

        Current Coach Ashley Smeltzer-Kraft (2013–present)
        Record under current Coach 71-46
        Championships ODAC
        • 2016
        NCAA Appearances First Round
        • 2016
        Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

        1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Field Hockey Championships

        The Shenandoah University Field Hockey Program captured its first ever ODAC Championship in the fall of 2016 after defeating Washington & Lee University. SU would earn an automatic bid the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

        NCAA Appearances

        Year Round Opponent Result
        2016 First Round Rocherster (N.Y.) L, 0-2

        Women’s Golf

        Current Coach Scott Singhass (2014–present)
        Tournaments Won 2017-2018
        • Marlin Invitational

        2018-2019

        • PSU-Altoona Invitational
        Facilities Winchester Country Club

        1300 Senseny Rd

        Winchester, VA 22602

        Women’s Lacrosse

        Current Coach Lindsey Lutz (2009–present)
        Record under current Coach 94-76
        Championships USA SOUTH
        • 2005
        Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

        1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Women's Lacrosse Championships

        The women's lacrosse team captured its first-ever conference championship in the spring of 2005 after defeating Methodist 17-13 in the USA South Athletic Conference Championship match.

        Women’s Soccer

        Current Coach Elizabeth Pike (2007–present)
        Record under current Coach 123-104-7
        Championships USA South
        • 2011
        NCAA Appearances First Round
        • 2011
        Facilities Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

        1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Women's Soccer Championships

        In the fall of 2011, the women's soccer team won the USA South Conference Championship for the first time in school history. The team also played in the first round of the NCAA tournament for the first time.

        NCAA Appearances

        Year Round Opponent Result
        2011 First Round Rowan L, 1-0 OT

        Softball

        Current Coach Marlena Kotynski (2005–present)
        Record under current Coach 260-297-1
        Championships USA South
        • 2008
        • 2011
        NCAA Appearances First Round
        • 2011
        Facilities Henkel Harris Field

        Jim Barnett Park

        1001 E. Cork Street

        Winchester, Va. 22601

        Softball Championships

        • In the spring of 2008, the women's softball team captured its first-ever USA South Athletic Conference regular-season championship in school history, finishing with a record of 30-12 (15-3 in conference).
        • In the spring of 2011, the softball team won the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament Championship, the first in school history. SU defeated Christopher Newport University 4-1 and 4-2, earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Regional Tournament.

        NCAA Appearances

        Year Round Opponent Result
        2011 Regionals Rowan W, 4-1
        2011 Regionals Salisbury L, 4-0
        2011 Regionals Kean W, 6-1
        2011 Regionals Rowan L, 8-1

        Volleyball

        Current Coach Kent Clayberg (2019–present)
        Record under current Coach
        Facilities James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center

        Shenandoah University

        Winchester, VA 22601

        Academic All-America List

        Name Year(s) Named Sport(s) Major(s) Hometown
        Courtney Beard 2007 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Business Administration Manchester, Md.
        Liz Bereit 2015 Women's Lacrosse Sport Management Latrobe, Pa.
        Catherine Beuerle 2008, 2009 Softball Doctor of Physical Therapy Lynchburg, Va.
        Kevin Brashears 2011 Baseball Business Administration/Kinesiology Hagerstown, Md.
        Danielle Burris 2015, 2016 Women's Soccer Doctor of Physical Therapy Cooksville, Md.
        Nick Erdman 2012 Football Doctor of Physical Therapy Moseley, Va.
        Deanna Estes 1998 Women's Lacrosse Biology Rochelle, Va.
        Kyle Feldman 2011 Football Doctor of Physical Therapy Woodstock, Md.
        Katie Haskins 2009 Softball Doctor of Physical Therapy Montville, N.J.
        Caleb Hutson 2017 Football Sport Management Fairfax, Va.
        Jake Loew 2017 Baseball Business Administration Binghamton, N.Y.
        Michael Paul 2014 Baseball Mathematics Red Hill, Pa.
        Teddy Rogers 2007, 2008 Men's Lacrosse Chemistry/Biology Rochester, N.Y.
        Renee Summerson 2008 Women's Soccer Doctor of Pharmacy Hempfield, Pa.
        Greg Van Sickler 2010 Baseball Business Administration Stephenson, Va.
        Alex Wessel 2017 Women's Soccer Political Science/Global Studies Severn, Md.
        Daniel Ziccardy 2007 Baseball Political Science/Spanish Harrisonburg, Va.

        Facilities

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        Bridgeforth Field Jim Barnett Park

        1001 East Cork Street

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Baseball
        Henkel Harris Field Jim Barnett Park

        1001 East Cork Street

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Softball
        James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics and Events Center 1188 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Men's and Women's Basketball
        • Volleyball
        • Men's and Women's Indoor Track and  Field
        Kernstown Battlefield 610 Battle Park Drive

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Men's and Women's Cross Country
        Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium 1122 Ralph Shockey Drive

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Football
        • Men's and Women's Soccer
        • Men's and Women's Lacrosse
        • Field Hockey
        Tennis Courts 1460 University Drive

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        • Men's and Women's Tennis
        Toan Strength and Fitness Center Aikens Athletic Center

        1300 L.P. Drive

        Winchester, Virginia 22601

        All Varsity Sports
        Winchester Country Club 1300 Senseny Road

        Winchester, Virginia 22602

        • Men's and Women's Golf
        • Men's and Women's Indoor Tennis

        References

        1. "2004 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
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