The Hollins basketball team took the court for the final regular season game of the 2018-19 season. A trip to Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) rival Eastern Mennonite on Saturday afternoon was the final scheduled competition for a Hollins team that has tripled her ODAC win total from a season ago.
The final week of the 2018-19 basketball season started with a trip to Emory & Henry for the first of two Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) road games. Hollins would look to avenge an earlier loss to the Wasps, but a slow start would lead to a long night for the Green and Gold.
The final regular season home game for a Hollins basketball team that had doubled her win totals from a season ago took place on Saturday afternoon. Prior to the tip with Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) foe Shenandoah, Hollins took a few moments to honor senior Sally Sroge.
The Hollins basketball team made the short trip north to Lexington on Tuesday night for a matchup with the Generals of Washington and Lee. Hollins would face their Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) rivals just days before their final home game of the 2018-19 regular season. W&L used 50% three point shooting in the first half to break open a close game and cruise to the ODAC victory.
Saturday marked the third of a three game, Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), home stand. Virginia Wesleyan made the trip from the beach to challenge a Hollins team looking to go 2-1 for the week. 18% first quarter shooting would cause Hollins to play catch up all afternoon as the Marlins secured the ODAC win.
The second of three consecutive Old Dominion Athletic Conference home games took place on Wednesday night as the conference leaders from Guilford College came to Roanoke for a rematch. The Quakers defeated Hollins back on January 2nd and looked to finish the month 8-1 while Hollins took a second attempt at winning back-to-back ODAC games this season.
The Hollins basketball team played the first of three consecutive Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) home games on Monday night when they welcomed Randolph College. Hollins would enjoy their best shooting night of the conference schedule en route to a double digit win.
For the second time this season, the Hollins basketball team took on her cross-town rivals from Roanoke College. After falling to the Maroons in early December, Hollins made the short trip to Salem for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) rematch.
The Hollins basketball team looked for their third win in the past four days when Eastern Mennonite came to town for a 2:00pm tip. After picking up their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win over Ferrum on Wednesday, Hollins won a non-conference game against Notre Dame of Maryland last night.
Two days after they picked up their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win, the Hollins basketball team looked for back-to-back wins for the first time this season when Notre Dame of Maryland came to town for a non-conference matchup.
The first of a three game home stand was a mid-week visit from newest Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) member Ferrum College. Hollins came into the night trailing the Panthers in the conference standings with both teams looking for their first victory of 2019. Hollins overcame a first half deficit to pull away for a double-digit win.
Ahead of another forecast snow storm in the Roanoke Valley, the Hollins basketball team headed north to Winchester to face Shenandoah University. The game was moved up two hours in hopes of the Green and Gold getting home before a bulk of the storm settled in for the evening.
The first of back-to-back Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) road games for the Hollins basketball team was a stop in Lynchburg to face the Hornets. A 7-0, third period, run allowed the University of Lynchburg to hold off a game Hollins squad poised for the upset.
For the second time this season, Hollins took the court against Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) rival Bridgewater College. The Eagles took the first matchup back in November however, this time around the two conference foes would be tied at the break. Bridgewater didn't allow a Hollins field goal during the second 20 minutes and took the season series with a 64-33 win.
After finishing up 2018 with a heartbreaking loss to Wilson, the Hollins basketball team traveled to Greensboro to take on Guilford College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play. Hollins played the Quakers tough for the first 20 minutes, however, Guilford used a 16-2 burst in the third quarter to pull away for the conference win.
After defeating Central Penn last night, the Hollins basketball team looked to make it two in a row on their end of year road trip through Pennsylvania. Hollins appeared to have defeated Wilson College on a buzzer beating three pointer, however, the officials got together after the wild finish and that's when things got really crazy.
The Hollins basketball team took to the road after exams to play a pair of pre-break games in Pennsylvania. Their first stop was a visit to Central Penn for a Thursday night matchup. The Knights led early, but a huge second quarter allowed Hollins to pull away for the double digit non-conference victory.
Nine months after hosting Roanoke College in the 2017-18 home finale, Hollins once again welcomed the Maroons for their final home game of 2018. Roanoke used a huge first half shooting edge to race out to a big halftime lead, earning the Old dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory.
After falling to the 2018 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) runners-up, Emory & Henry, on Wednesday night, Hollins would travel to Ashland to face the reigning champs on Saturday afternoon. Randolph-Macon used their size and experience to defeat the young Hollins squad behind excellent rebounding and outside shooting.
In their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) home game of the season, Hollins would welcome the nationally ranked Wasps of Emory & Henry. In the most recent NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Rankings, the Wasps (5-0) were ranked 15th in the country.
After taking a few days to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, the Hollins basketball team traveled to Bridgewater on Sunday afternoon to kick off Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play. Hollins came into their ODAC opener with a 2-2 mark, while the Eagles came into the game off a loss to Randolph-Macon and a 3-1 record overall.
The Hollins basketball team looked to pick up their second win of the season and even their early record at 2-2. After falling to N.C. Wesleyan in the opening game of the 2018 Jean Edge Classic, Hollins faced Methodist University in their final game before the Thanksgiving break.
After starting the season, 1-1, with a pair of home games, the Hollins basketball team went on the road for the first time in 2018-19. Hollins would face the host, North Carolina Wesleyan, in the first of two games at the 2018 Jean Edge Classic.
Two days after opening the 2018-19 season with a home loss to Mary Baldwin, the Hollins basketball team was back in action, on their home floor, when they played host to Trinity Washington University. Both teams came in looking for their first victory of the young season.
The 2018-19 basketball season kicked off on Sunday afternoon when Hollins hosted Mary Baldwin in their season opener. The Squirrels won on Friday night while Hollins looked to get the Emilee Dunton era off to a good start. Coach Dunton took over the helm of the program in early October.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) unveiled the 2018-19 Women's Basketball Preseason Poll at their annual media day on Thursday morning. Hollins, as voted on by the league's coaches, was tabbed to be 13th in the conference standings.
Director of Athletics Myra Sims is pleased to announce the hiring of Emilee Dunton as the new head basketball coach at Hollins University. The position was vacated in August when previous head coach Jenny Logan resigned to accept the coaching position at Eastern Mennonite University.