Swim Team Finishes No. 6 in Nation

On the final day of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics swimming and diving championships, Brenau totaled 259 points to secure the No. 6 spot in national rankings and improve upon the team’s eighth-place 2012 national ranking. Four Golden Tigers swimmers – Meredith Barrington, Michelle Billeaud, Hannah Boudreaux and Mary Katherine Jabbia – were named to […]

First Tigers Track Team Wins Championship

In its first year of competition, the Brenau University Golden Tigers track and field team won the Southern States Athletic Conference championship April 27, racking up 352.5 points in the seven-team field compared with the 304 for the next three teams combined. Full statistics from the meet can be found here, but  Brenau athletes picked up […]

Soccer Scores

The amazing year in which four Golden Tigers teams ranked in the top 10 nationally, Brenau’s soccer team with a 13-5 record finished its fall campaign ranked No. 23 – the first time ever in national rankings. The Tigers were as high as No. 18 in the season, but lost twice to No. 1 Lee […]

FORE! Tee time for Golden Tigers

Although ample evidence exists that some form of the sport existed in China as early as the 10th century, it was not until 1878 that the first record golf tournament occurred: at Wimbledon, England, between Cambridge and the victorious Oxford. Ironically, that same year on the other side of a water hazard known as the […]

Golden Tigers: 2,4,6,8!

Call it coincidence, if you like. But literally a few days after the announcement that department store magnate Ike Belk decided to donate to Brenau the largest bronze sculpture anywhere to represent the university’s Golden Tiger mascot (see artist’s model at right), the Tigers softball and tennis teams capped what can only be classified as […]

Swim team makes big splash with No. 8 national ranking

Coach Blair Bachman, Brenau Swim Team

On the third and final day of the NAIA National Championships in Oklahoma City March 3, the Brenau University swim team made history placing 8th overall. This was, of course, the university’s highest finish in the swimming and diving championships, ending a season in which only five of 18 school swimming records remained unbroken. But […]

Basketball: Bouncing back

Brenau’s Golden Tigers posted a 13-17 record during its rebuilding season under a new, head coach, Kris Stewart. However, the cagers, playing in the Southern States Athletics Conference, one of the toughest in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, chalked it up as a successful, experience- and confidence-building campaign. Eight of the losses came in […]

New coaches’ experience, attitude raise the bar in track and volleyball

The two newest Golden Tigers coaches have a couple of things in common. Both know what it’s like to guide championship-winning programs and both have some heavy-duty academic credentials on their resumes along with athletics-related accomplishments. Jeff White, the only Georgia volleyball coach to guide two different high school teams to state championship “final four” […]

Global Awareness: Soccer builds on 2011 “surprise” season

As all the world seemed inundated with information about how England fared against France, whether the Czech Republic could beat Portugal, and what Obama and Putin were really saying to each other through body language, Brenau Soccer Coach Mike Lochstampfor quietly pondered a little international strategy of his own: whether adding two experienced players from […]

Something to Cheer About: No. 2 in Year 1

Brenau University’s newest Golden Tigers intercollegiate team set out to make a good impression during its inaugural season. Guess what? The team placed second in the nation in National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships competition in Daytona Beach, Fla. Competing in the All-Girl intermediate division for smaller schools April 12-13, Brenau finished less […]

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