SPORTS ADVISORY COUNCIL BENEFIT DINNER

Jul 15, 2022
Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach and former Lady Vol Kellie Harper headlined Freed-Hardeman University’s 2022 Sports Advisory Council Benefit Dinner Friday, April 22, 2022, in Brewer Sports Center. More than 500 guests and intercollegiate athletes attended the event. The annual benefit raises funds for FHU’s intercollegiate athletic program.

LION BASEBALL ENDS SEASON AT #22

Jul 15, 2022
With the final Coaches' Poll released, Freed-Hardeman Baseball will spend the summer at #22 after reaching the opening round of the 2022 World Series. The Lions began the season receiving votes in the preseason poll, cracking the top 25 on March 9 with a #22 ranking after a 14-5 start.

FREED-HARDEMAN HOSTS OPENING ROUND

Jul 15, 2022
After a 41-13 season in 2021, Freed-Hardeman softball spent the summer ranked #25 in the final poll of the year. With a majority of their lineup returning to play, the Lady Lions began their magical 2022 campaign with a preseason ranking of #15.

FORMER BASEBALL PLAYER MEMORIALIZED

Jul 15, 2022
Freed-Hardeman University honored a former member of the FHU Lion Baseball team by naming a deck at Five Wells Field in his memory, April 9, 2022. Daniel Wallace, better known as D-Wall, pitched for the Lions 2012-14. A member of the Brownsville Police Department, he died Aug. 21, 2021, at a Jackson, Tennessee hospital after an on-duty medical emergency.

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME

Jul 14, 2022

Three decades after Freed-Hardeman began playing intercollegiate softball, two of those first players are again at the softball field. This time around, though, they are not on the field. Instead, they are enthusiastic fans and proud moms watching their daughters compete as Lady Lions.

 

ADAIR NAMED NFCA ALL-AMERICAN

Aug 11, 2021

National Fastpitch Coaches Association named Brittany Adair an All-American after her 2021 record-setting season. She was named a Second Team At-Large-Pitcher All-American for the NFCA after her first season with FHU.

WINNING WITH HUMILITY

Mar 02, 2021

New coaches, new teammates, new conference— Lion guard Kortland Martin has had to deal with a lot of new during his time at FHU. His humility and work ethic not only helped him get through those changes but turned him into one of the top guards in the country also.

OVER JUST LIKE THAT

Aug 07, 2020

All spring sports at FHU, as well as the rest of the country, ceased in 2020. 

 

The sounds of sports were silenced: no crack of the bat, no swish of the net. 

 

The hush of the golf course seemed permanent. There would be no trip to the national tournament for the Lady Lion basketball team, and the NAIA World Series was not to be played.

 

Van Kampen Receives Recognition

Aug 23, 2019

A former member of the Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion soccer team has received a top character award from the American Midwest Conference. Avis Van Kampen, a 2019 graduate from Atoka, Tennessee, has been selected as a finalist for the NAIA’s Dr. LeRoy Walker Character Award.

Lions Host NAIA Opening Round

Aug 23, 2019

FHU hosted the opening round of the NAIA Baseball National Tournament for the first time in school history, allowing the Lions to punch their ticket to the NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, in front of an appreciative home audience. Eight other sites across the country hosted opening round tournaments, also.

Lions Host NAIA Opening Round

Aug 23, 2019

FHU hosted the opening round of the NAIA Baseball National Tournament for the first time in school history, allowing the Lions to punch their ticket to the NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, in front of an appreciative home audience. Eight other sites across the country hosted opening round tournaments, also.

Conference Move Will Renew Old Rivalries

Aug 23, 2019

During a joint press conference at the Jackson Chamber Boardroom in Jackson, Tennessee, the presidents of Bethel University, Freed-Hardeman University and Martin Methodist College announced their schools’ transfers to the Mid-South Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Teams will first compete in their new conference in the 2020-21 academic year.