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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).

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Feb 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY MEN’S WRESTLING FINISHES THIRD AT MSC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bowling Green, Kentucky, February 19, 2019 – The No. 3 nationally-ranked Life University men’s wrestling team finished third at the 2019 Mid-South Conference (MSC) Men’s Wrestling Championships this past weekend.

Nosomy Pozo finished as the 157 lbs. tournament champion, while also garnering MSC Wrestler of the Tournament honors and First-Team All-MSC for his championship. Pozo earned a pair of pins in the tournament with a flawless 4-0 record and remains 16-0 on the year.

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Jan 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS ESTABLISHES INAUGURAL HALL OF FAME

Marietta, Georgia, January 30, 2019 – Life University Athletics has opened up nominations for its inaugural Hall of Fame class in order to formally recognize and pay tribute to outstanding former student-athletes, coaches and other individuals who have contributed to the tradition and success of the Life University Athletic Department.

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Jan 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS EXCEEDS ACADEMIC MILESTONES

Marietta, Georgia, January 15, 2019 – The Life University Athletic Department set new milestones academically with the conclusion of the 2018 Fall Quarter. The department had a record 266 student-athletes named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.0 or above), with 43 Running Eagles earning a perfect 4.0 in the classroom.