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Anthony Maxwell

“I loved my time at LIFE as a student, and it’s even more special as a staff member,” says Maxwell. LIFE is home for me! It feels as if I’m working in the ‘family business’ every day.”

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Press Releases, Sept 2019

WORLD TEAM MEMBER VICTORIA FRANCIS TO JOIN LIFE U COACHING STAFF THROUGH THE WOMEN’S SPORTS FOUNDATION TARA VANDERVEER FUND

Marietta, Georgia, September 10, 2019 – Life University has received a Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF). Grants were awarded to institutions to support collegiate female coaches on the rise, assisting with living expenses, professional development and mentorship. Life University is one of 10 universities and colleges to receive the grant, which will be designated for a female coaching fellow in women’s sports as diverse as field hockey, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, softball, and strength and conditioning.

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June 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI HARLEY WHEELER AND CODY MELPHY TO REPRESENT U.S.A. AT 2019 PAN AMERICAN GAMES

Chula Vista, California, June 28, 2019 – USA Rugby announced the 12 players selected to the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Men’s Sevens team earlier in the week, with Life University alumni Harley Wheeler (2019) and Cody Melphy (2017) both being chosen for the squad. Wheeler will be making his national team debut, while Melphy is already a senior player and will serve as captain.

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June 2019, Press Releases

CHAMPIONS! LIFE UNIVERSITY MEN’S CLUB RUGBY CAPTURES D1 CLUB NATIONAL TITLE

Fortress Obetz, Ohio, June 5, 2019 – The Life University men’s club rugby team defeated the Austin Blacks in the D1 Club National Championship 28-27 over the weekend. Both teams battled in the early minutes, as Sam Cowley put points on the board first to give Life U an early 3-0 lead 18 minutes into the game. Zac Mizell scored a try five minutes later with a successful conversion from Cowley to put the Running Eagles ahead 10-0.

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May 2019, Press Releases

CHAMPIONS ONCE MORE! LIFE UNIVERSITY MEN’S RUGBY REPEATS AS D1A NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Santa Clara, California, May 6, 2019 – In a rematch of last year’s D1A Rugby National Championship, the Life University Running Eagles faced the Cal Berkeley Golden Bears for the title. The match came down to the final seconds, as Life U emerged victorious to claim back-to-back titles over Cal by a 29-26 final score. This marks the fourth D1A title for Life U Men’s squad in the last seven years.