Category: Athletics

Chowan University Alumni turn out for Annual Alumni Game

Alumni Relations

Chowan University held its annual alumni appreciation game on Saturday, February 17th. The event, which aimed to honor and celebrate the university’s alumni, saw graduates come from all over to celebrate their time at Chowan.  The women’s and men’s basketball teams took to the court in front of a lively crowd consisting of students, alumni, […]

Chowan University Athletics Hosts Night Full of Honors at Home Basketball Games

Play 4 Kay

 The Chowan University Athletic Department hosted its annual cancer awareness basketball game on Wednesday, February 14th. The Chowan men’s and women’s basketball teams played host to Conference Carolinas rival the University of Mount Olive in a thrilling doubleheader that saw the Hawks come away with two decisive victories.  Not only did the Hawks celebrate two […]

Chowan University Announces 2024 Commencement and Senior Banquet Speakers

Commencement Speakers

An important part of the annual Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony are the speeches delivered by members of the graduating class. By having students speak, it acknowledges the centrality of students in the life of the University. Typically, the speeches include a compelling story that incorporates their Chowan experience, a story that connects their story […]

Shane Rademacher Signs With San Francisco Giants


Growing up, every child has someone that they idolize.  It could be a family member, celebrity, professional athlete, or several other occupations.  For most little boys the dream is to play a professional sport. As for Shane Rademacher, that dream was no different.  On August 4, 2023, Shane signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.  The six-foot […]

Chowan Tabs Kameron Beans To Lead Volleyball Program

Coach Beans

Chowan Athletics and Athletics Director Patrick Mashuda announced the hiring of Kameron Beans as the new head women’s volleyball coach. Kameron comes to Chowan after being the Technical Director and 18 Head National Team Coach at Chesapeake Elite Volleyball Academy in Maryland.  Kameron co-founded CEVA in 2014 while being the National Head Coach for the previous six years. […]

Harris Elevated, Takes Over Chowan Women’s Lacrosse

Chris Harris

 Chowan Athletics and Director of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announces the elevation of Chris Harris to head coach of the Chowan Women’s Lacrosse program. “Coach Harris has proven himself as an assistant coach on the women’s lacrosse side, and a head coach on the cross country side of athletics,” stated Patrick Mashuda, Director of Athletics. “It will be […]

Burke Adds Schwartz To Hawks Basketball Staff

Griffin Schwartz

6/30/2023 11:14:00 AM MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Men’s Basketball program and Head Coach Rob Burke announces the hiring of Griffin Schwartz as Assistant Coach for the Hawks. “Griffin comes to us after spending several years with basketball coaches I highly respect,” said Coach Burke.  With his coaching background, he has hit the ground running this summer in […]

Eric George Named Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Eric George

6/8/2023 10:00:00 AM GREENVILLE, S.C. – Eric George of the Chowan Men’s Lacrosse team continues to shine on the field and in the classroom as the junior was selected as the Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Men’s Lacrosse presented by Hudl. The Scholar-Athlete awards Presented by Hudl are awarded annually to one individual in […]

Chowan University Football Launches Locker Room Refresh Project 

Football Garrison Stadium

In March 2023, ahead of Chowan’s annual Chowan Gives event, a challenge gift was given by an anonymous donor to launch the Football Locker Room Refresh Project. The Bobby Gray Football Fieldhouse will undergo a much-anticipated upgrade with the purchase of new lockers. The upgrade to this facility began in October of 2022, with the […]

James Cameron Named Head Swim Coach At Chowan

James Cameron

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced on Wednesday the hiring of alumnus James Cameron as the Men’s and Women’s Swimming Head Coach. “It means the world to me to be back at Chowan,” stated Cameron.  “After graduating, it was a dream of mine to become a head coach of an NCAA […]