E&H finishes 11th in Hilston invitational
Emory & Henry got the spring portion of its inaugural season started by finishing 11th in Hilston Head Lakes Invitational in Hardeeville, South Carolina, last Tuesday.
The Wasps were led by Ashley Underwood, who finished 49th among individuals.
E&H junior Ben Sexton racks up awards
Emory & Henry junior Ben Sexton has been named the NCAA Division III hitter of the week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and was selected to the D3baseball.com team of the week.
The former Lebanon High School standout had seven hits — including three double and a home run — and seven RBIs last week.
COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD
E&H will launch track earlier than expected
Emory & Henry announced Thursday that its new track and field program will begin earlier than originally planned.
Instead of beginning in 2019, both the men and women will compete as varsity athletes in three meets this spring starting with the Lynchburg Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational on March 23-24.
The Wasps will compete as an NCAA Division III independent before joining the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 2019.
Emory & Henry last fielded a track team in 1994.