Category: Athletics

Kruse Selected To Lead Chowan Acrobatics & Tumbling Program

Madison Kruse

8/12/2022 2:52:00 PM MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced the hiring of Madison Kruse as the Head Coach of the Acrobatics and Tumbling program. “We are thrilled to have Madison join the Hawks Family,” stated Mashuda.  “Her career as a student-athlete at Baylor, competing for national championships along with the culture it […]

Powell Tabbed To Lead CU Competitive Cheer Program

Latoya Powell

8/6/2022 11:35:00 AM MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics Patrick Mashuda announced the addition of Latoya Powell as the Head Coach of the Chowan Competitive Cheer program “We are excited for Latoya to join the Hawks family,” said Patrick Mashuda.  “Latoya will be a great addition to our staff with her knowledge of the area and expertise […]

Tanner Luffman Tabbed Chowan Esports Coach

Tanner Luffman, Esports

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced the hiring of Tanner Luffman as the head coach of the Esports program. “We are excited to have Tanner join the Hawks Family,” stated Patrick Mashuda. “Tanner’s experience in several Esports games along with his ability to connect with both the stateside […]

Chowan University Charts New Flight Path with Director of Annual Giving and Brave Hawks Club

Ashley Gustafson

Ashley Gustafson is charting a new flight path at Chowan University as the new Director of Annual Giving and Brave Hawks Club. This new position reports to both the Department of Athletics and the Office of Advancement. This leadership role will manage the day-to-day operations connected to the annual giving program in Advancement and the […]

Chowan Men’s Soccer Coaches Inducted Into Lees-McRae Hall Of Fame


MURFREESBORO, N.C. – In late April, the Chowan Men’s Soccer coaching staff of Chris Whalley and Luke Staats were inducted into the Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Hall of Fame at Lees-McRae. “First, I want to thank Lees-McRae and the Athletic Administration/Alumni Office for this honor,” stated Coach Whalley. “I am immensely proud of the players […]

Chowan Football Releases 2022 Schedule

2022 Football

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Coming off an historic season under Head Coach Mark Hall, the Chowan Football team released their 2022 schedule on Tuesday featuring an eight game CIAA conference slate and six home games. The Hawks posted a NCAA-era record 7-3 with a 4-3 mark in CIAA play.  Chowan would pull in the hardware with the CIAA […]

Delayed Accolades | 2021 Hall of Fame Induction

Hall of Fame 2021

It took a bit longer than anticipated, but the five newest members of the Chowan University / Jim Garrison Sports Hall of Fame were formally inducted here Friday evening. This year’s class features Dr. Scott Colclough (Coach/Department Chair), Jack Goldberg (Coach/Administrator), Nick Hagler (Baseball), Kara Jackson (Women’s Basketball), and Frank Rose (Patron). They were introduced […]

Chowan Esports Hosted Clemson Over The Weekend

Esports vs Clemson

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Esports Program took a step away from their normal competition schedule as the Hawks hosted the Clemson Esports Program over the weekend in some friendly competition. “We were excited to have a Division I program here on campus and to compete against them,” said Katie Harry.  “Both programs had a great time […]

Marcasia Smith Selected For Emerging Leaders Seminar

Marcasia Smith

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The NCAA Leadership Development program selected Marcasia Smith to participate in the Emerging Leaders Seminar that will occur in February 2022. This professional development event provides leadership, educational and transitional programming for current graduate assistants and interns from NCAA member schools, conference offices and affiliate organizations. The three-day virtual program educates, develops and connects […]

Harri Lovett Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Harri Lovett

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas has unveiled its fall of 2021 Scholar-Athletes of the Year on Friday afternoon. The Scholar-Athlete awards are presented annually to one individual in each Conference Carolinas sponsored sport. The Scholar-Athlete of the Year winners are chosen by the Conference Carolinas Student-Athlete Affairs Committee. Harri Lovett was named Conference Carolinas Scholar-Athlete of the […]