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  • Friday, Mar 24
    Bluefield at 6
    Montreat 1
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    Truett-McConnell at 10
    Union 4
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    Truett-McConnell at 8
    Union 12
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    St. Andrews at (7) 0
    Tennessee Wesleyan 14
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    Bluefield at 4
    Montreat 3
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    Point at (7) 5
    Milligan 0
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    Bryan at 11
    Reinhardt 2
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    Point at (7) 3
    Milligan 2
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    Bryan at 2
    Reinhardt 6
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    Bluefield at 12:00pm
    Montreat EST
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    Point at (9) 7
    Milligan 2
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    St. Andrews at 1
    Tennessee Wesleyan 7
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    Truett-McConnell at 4
    Union 13
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    Bryan at 9
    Reinhardt 0
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    St. Andrews at 3
    Tennessee Wesleyan 1
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    Tennessee Wesleyan  
    Day 1 - @ Tusculum Invitational
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    Union at 13th of 18
    Day 1 - Tusculum College Invitational
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    Tennessee Wesleyan  
    Day 2 - @ Tusculum Invitational
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    Union at  
    Day 2 - Tusculum College Invitational
  • Friday, Mar 24
    Point at 3
    Tennessee Wesleyan 6
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    Point at 9
    Milligan 0
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    Berea College at 0
    Union 9
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    Reinhardt at 7
    Montreat 2
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    Bluefield at Ppd.
    Milligan  
  • Friday, Mar 24
    Milligan at No Team Score
    Day 1 - NC State Raleigh Relays; Raleigh, N.C.
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    Union at No Team Score
    Day 1 - Lindsey Wilson College Invitational
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    Truett-McConnell at No Team Score
    Day 1 - Emory University Meet #2
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    Reinhardt at  
    Day 1 - Emory Classic
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    St. Andrews at  
    Dr. Jack Toms Invitational (
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    Allen at  
    University of South Carolina
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    Milligan at No Team Score
    Day 2 - NC State Raleigh Relays; Raleigh, N.C.
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    Union at 4th of 9
    Day 2 - Lindsey Wilson College Invitational
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    Tennessee Wesleyan  
    University of Tennessee's Rust Buster Invitational
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    Truett-McConnell at 16th of 21
    Day 2 - Emory University Meet #2
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    Reinhardt at  
    Day 2 - Emory Classic
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    Bryan at 15th of 20
    Falcon Track & Field Classic
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    Milligan No Team Score
    Tennessee Rust Buster; Knoxville, Tenn.
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    Montreat at 11:00am
    Tennessee Rust Buster
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    Georgia Gwinnett College at (6) 15
    Union 5
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    Tennessee Wesleyan at 6
    Hiwassee College 1
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    Tennessee Wesleyan at (8) 3
    Hiwassee College 2
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    Montreat at (5) 1
    Reinhardt 9
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    Georgia Gwinnett College at 9
    Union 5
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    Montreat at 2
    Reinhardt 6
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    Bryan at 8
    Columbia 0
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    Bryan at 4
    Columbia 0
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    Truett-McConnell at 8
    Bluefield 5
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    Truett-McConnell at 12
    Bluefield 8
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    St. Andrews at (8) 5
    Montreat 6
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    St. Andrews at 7
    Montreat 5
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    St. Andrews at Ppd.
    St. Augustine College  
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    Columbia at 2:00pm
    Lees-McRae EST
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    Columbia at Game
    Lees-McRae 2
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    Bluefield at Ppd.
    Milligan  
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    Bluefield at Ppd.
    Milligan  
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    George Fox University at 3
    SCAD Atlanta 6
    @ USTA National Facility (Orlando, FL)
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    Point at 0
    Tennessee Wesleyan 9
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    Point at 0
    Milligan 9
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    Berea College at 0
    Union 9
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    Columbia at 2
    Bluefield 7
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    Reinhardt at 9
    Montreat 0
  • Today
    SCAD Atlanta at 11:00am
    Montreat EST
  • Today
    Bluefield at Ppd.
    Milligan  
  • Friday, Mar 24
    Milligan at No Team Score
    Day 1 - NC State Raleigh Relays; Raleigh, N.C.
  • Friday, Mar 24
    Truett-McConnell at No Team Score
    Day 1 - Emory University Meet #2
  • Friday, Mar 24
    Reinhardt at  
    Day 1 - Emory Classic
  • Yesterday
    Allen at  
    University of South Carolina
  • Yesterday
    Milligan at No Team Score
    Day 2 - NC State Raleigh Relays; Raleigh, N.C.
  • Yesterday
    Truett-McConnell at No Team Score
    Day 2 - Emory University Meet #2
  • Yesterday
    Reinhardt at  
    Day 2 - Emory Classic
  • Yesterday
    Milligan No Team Score
    Tennessee Rust Buster; Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Yesterday
    Bryan at No Team Score
    Falcon Track & Field Classic
  • Yesterday
    St. Andrews at  
    Dr. Jack Toms Invitational (
  • Yesterday
    Union at 2nd of 7
    Day 2 - Lindsey Wilson College Invitational
  • Yesterday
    Montreat at 10:00am
    Wingate Invitational
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    Reinhardt at 15
    Asbury 3
  • Yesterday
    Madonna University at 2
    Asbury 15
  • Yesterday
    Point at 13
    Montreat 6
  • Yesterday
    Reinhardt at 10
    Cumberlands 4
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    Keiser University at 11
    Asbury 10
  • Yesterday
    Point at 19
    Montreat 5
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    Tennessee Wesleyan at 22
    Truett-McConnell 4
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    Reinhardt at 5
    Columbia 6
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AAC - Mon, May 9, 2011
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced at its annual convention that Atlanta Christian College, which will become Point University on July 1, is one of its four newest members.
 

"On behalf of the NAIA, our member institutions and conferences, I welcome these four institutions and look forward to a long partnership to advance character-driven intercollegiate athletics," said Jim Carr, NAIA President and CEO. "These institutions are committed to providing meaningfully unique experiences for student-athletes."

"The NAIA is a great fit for our university," said Dean Collins, president of Point University. "I'm confident that the culture of the NAIA and the level of competitive play are perfect for our student-athletes."

This fall, Point University's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, and softball teams will compete at the NAIA level. Other teams will move to the NAIA level in fall 2012, when the university also plans to add five new sports.

Point University has also been invited to join the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC), which includes eight other NAIA-member institutions.

"We are delighted to welcome Point University to the AAC! Our presidents were impressed with the college's plans for expansion on their new campus in West Point, Ga., next year," said John Sullivan, commissioner of the AAC. "We believe they bring a very compatible culture to the Conference, and that their teams will compete well. We are focused on developing character through intercollegiate athletics and we see that same focus at Point. We look forward to a long and productive relationship."

"This is an exciting time for students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of Point University athletics," said Kevin Porter, athletic director and head football coach. "The NAIA and AAC's missions of focusing on character-driven colleges and universities are a perfect fit academically and athletically, and we are very proud to have been accepted to both."

The NAIA approved four new member institutions at its 70th annual conference in Kansas City, Mo., late last month. A leader in the development of student-athletes, the NAIA is committed to changing the culture of sport through Champions of Character. Founded in 1937, the NAIA continues to be a pioneer in implementing exceptional standards for academics, diversity and character. Today, the NAIA sponsors 23 collegiate championships in 13 sports for its nearly 300 member institutions throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more about the NAIA, visit www.NAIA.org.

For more information about the transition to Point University, visit www.PointUniversity.org.