Campbell University will probably be one of the busiest places in North Carolina, hosting the Big South Men’s Basketball Tournament plus the 2016Camel Stampede for Campbell Softball from Friday-Sunday along with a three game baseball series, Women’s Lacrosse matchup and Campbell Tennis mixed into the fold.
Point being, fans of Campbell Athletics will be plenty busy from Thursday through Sunday, leading up to the finals of the Big South Men’s Basketball Tournament at 2:30 p.m.
Campbell Track and Field set multiple school records at the Big South Indoor Championships, finishing third overall in both the men’s and women’s competition in the Rector Field House at Virginia Tech University over the weekend.
Led by Big South Female Track Athlete of the Year, Lilla Juhasz, who won both the 60-m dash and the 60-m hurdles – setting her own personal record (7.58s), the Fighting Camels recorded a program high in points and All-Conference performers.
Amon Terer cruised to the title in the men’s 3,000m race and the 5,000m race, while Joan Maritim showcased a strong showing in the long distance race finishing second overall.
Sabina Allen kickstarted a fantastic final day of action, setting her own PR in the women’s long jump and women’s triple jump, winning both competitions for the Fighting Camels.
Campbell was well represented on the podium in the high jump as Chenelle McKay won the women’s high jump while Davian Rhodes captured the men’s overall title.
First Place All-Big South:
Sabina Allen (women’s long jump, women’s triple jump)
The Fighting Camels have the 2016 Football Schedule set in stone, featuring six games in Barker-Lane Stadium coming off a record-breaking attendance mark.
Campbell Football gets started on September 1st as the Fighting Camels host Bluefield College for the season opener.
The Fighting Camels will then travel to Chowan University, finishing out the back end of a home-and-home series, which Campbell won 35-3 last season, before hosting Big South Conference rival Presbyterian on September 17th.
Campbell then kickstarts Pioneer Football League play with a home matchup against Butler on September 24th as the remaining games on the schedule rest in conference including Homecoming on October 22nd vs. Stetson.
Check out the entire 2016 Football Schedule as the Fighting Camels look to build on a 5-6 season, featuring the best-ranked defense in the PFL, under now fourth-year head coach Mike Minter.
The Fighting Camels earned a 15-stroke victory over second-place Louisville at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., shooting their lowest team total score (17-under) of any tournament this season.
Campbell finished things out on Tuesday completing the 126th career tournament win under legendary head coach John Crooks.
Led by Craig Hornberger, who finished third overall at 7-under, one stroke in front of fellow Campbell golfer Gaston Bertinotti paced the Fighting Camels on the course.
As the Campbell Baseball team prepares to face ACC rival Duke on Tuesday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, head coach Justin Haire breaks down the previous series against Miami (Ohio) while looking forward to tonight’s big match up on the road.
In the second installment of the season, Monday Conversation with Campbell Baseball breaks down how the strong starting pitching from Nick Thayer, the Big South Co-Pitcher of the Week, along with fellow senior Grant Yost leading to the series win.
Fans can follow the action live throughout the night as the Fighting Camels search for a fourth-straight win over the Duke Blue Devils starting at 4 p.m. GoCamels.com will provide live audio coverage on the Campbell Digital Network and make sure to follow @GoCamelsBSB for in-game updates.
Campbell Women’s Basketball has seen a sudden rise in production from sophomore shooting guard Summer Price, leading the charge for the Lady Camels over the last two weeks heading into the all-important Big South conference tournament.
Price, the 5-foot-9 guard from Beaverdam, Va., posted her third-straight double digit outing (14 points) leading Campbell in scoring for the third time in as many contests.
In the midst of this stretch, Price is now averaging 18 PPG, improving her scoring mark to a season-high 9.2 PPG, ranking 3rd best on the squad, while shooting nearly 45 percent in that span.
The Lady Camels are in a tight race for conference seeding as they next battle Charleston Southern, the team directly in front of them (No. 7 seed) in the Big South standings.
Action gets started on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. inside Gore Arena for the second-to-last home game of the regular season.
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