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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.

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May 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY MEN’S RUGBY TO PLAY SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THIS SATURDAY, MAY 4 ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK -Life University to face the University of California, Berkeley in Championship Rematch in Santa Clara, California

Marietta, Georgia, May 3, 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, Life University’s (LIFE’s) Varsity Men’s Rugby team will play in the USA Rugby Men’s D1A National Championship. LIFE will face off with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) in Santa Clara, California, hosted by Santa Clara University, on May 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. PST/9:00 p.m. EST for the championship game. This will serve as a rematch of last year’s title game, which saw Life University defeat UC Berkeley by a 60-5 final score for its third championship in the last six years.

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Mar 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S WRESTLING FINISHES SEVENTH AT NAIA NATIONALS – CROWNS THREE ALL-AMERICANS

Jamestown, North Dakota, March 22, 2019 – The Life University Women’s Wrestling team finished seventh at the 2019 NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational, as the program crowned its first three All-Americans.

The 2018-2019 competition season marked a historic milestone for women’s wrestling in the United States. The NAIA introduced women’s wrestling as an invitational sport, marking the first time a collegiate governing body officially recognized women’s wrestling as a sport.

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Feb 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY TO HOST USA RUGBY MEN’S D1A NATIONAL SEMIFINAL MATCH TO BE TELEVISED ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK

Marietta, Georgia, February 20, 2019 – For the third year in a row, Life University (LIFE) has been selected as one of two host sites for the USA Rugby Men’s D1A National Semifinals. The National Semifinal match will take place at Lupo Family Field, on the campus of Life University, on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. EST and will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network. The winner will advance to the D1A National Championship on May 4, 2018 (location TBD).