ECSU football home opener doesn’t count plus Lady Viking volleyball

If you were at the ECSU football opener vs. Virginia University – Lynchburg, you were given a show. A complete thrashing by the Vikings in the 71-0 win. Unfortunately from the Vikings perspective, the game does not count.

Because the Dragons are on a list of non-countable opponents not only from the NCAA but also the NAIA, the statistics and the win for ECSU does not count. It is all a part of an effort by the NCAA to wipe these type of beat downs out if its record books.

So sophomore quarterback Daquan Neal’s 27-yard touchdown pass to Lovie Banks-Rose won’t go into the NCAA history books.

At least the players have the memories of the plays they had. Somewhat of a consolation, if that matters.

You can read more details about the situation here, or pick up The Daily Advance on Monday.

ECSU coach Waverly Tillar leads the Vikings onto the field against VUL

 

Lady Vikings go winless in volleyball tournament

A tough start to the 2015 season for the ECSU volleyball team. The Lady Vikings lost all three matches at the Saint Augustine’s University Lady Falcon Challenge in Raleigh on Sept. 4 and Sept. 5.

ECSU played two matches on Friday.

Glenville State out of West Virginia took the first match 25-11, 25-12, 25-14. Emmesha White led the Lady Vikings with eight kills in the match.

West Virginia State won the second match 25-18, 25-5, 25-7. Lauren Burgess led the Lady Vikings with 10 assists, while Krystal Sawyer had 10 digs. Zhana Winters added eight digs. White had team-high seven kills.

On Saturday, the Vikings wrapped the tournament with a 25-9, 25-5, 25-12 defeat to North Greenville University (S.C.). Sawyer again led ECSU with 10 digs. White followed with seven digs.

Enjoy the rest of your Labor Day weekend.

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