University of Lynchburg Sports Information and Digital Media

Sports Information and Digital Media Staff

Sports Information Director: Mark Robertson
Phone Number: 434-544-8495
Primary Contact: Baseball, women's basketball, cross country, field hockey, equestrian, golf, men's soccer, softball, men's and women's tennis, track & field

Assistant Sports Information Director: Taylor Alexander
Phone Number: 434-544-8495
Primary Contact: Men's basketball, men's and women's lacrosse, women's soccer, volleyball

Director of Digital Media Initiatives: Joe Hutzler
Phone Number: 304-261-8303

Assistant Director of Digital Media Initiatives: Erika McLeod

Digital Media Initiatives Graduate Assistant: Khafre Barclift

Athletic Fax Machine: 434.544.8365

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Lynchburg Hornets Athletics Identity

University of Lynchburg’s intercollegiate athletics programs are the Lynchburg Hornets. On first reference in print or online, “University of Lynchburg” is preferred. “Lynchburg” and “the Hornets” are acceptable on subsequent references.

‘Burg: An abbreviated version of Lynchburg generally avoided in publications but widely used in cheers. Acceptable on social media where space may be limited. Also acceptable in broadcasts as an alternate reference.

UL and U of L: Shorthand monikers are not used in print materials or in broadcasts.

Lynchburg College and LC: Acceptable in historical references to Lynchburg athletics. University of Lynchburg was known as Lynchburg College from 1919 to July 1, 2018.

Lady Hornets: The term “Lady Hornets” is not a recognized nickname and is not an acceptable term reference toward any Lynchburg Hornets team.

Affiliations: University of Lynchburg athletics programs compete in NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, a Forest, Va.-based league comprised of 15 full members and two sport-specific associate members. Lynchburg’s equestrian program competes in both the National Collegiate Equestrian Association and Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association, as well as the ODAC championships.



University of Lynchburg athletics authorizes the use of the below logos for content related to its varsity team competition. With inquiries or for sport-specific logos, please contact sports information director Mark Robertson or director of digital media Joe Hutzler.




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Baseball StatCrew Roster (TRO)
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Men's Golf StatCrew Roster Word Roster
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Softball StatCrew Roster (TRO)
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Men's Tennis StatCrew Roster Word Roster
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Media Policies

Photo/Video Policy

Parties interested in photographing or shooting video of any University of Lynchburg athletic team will be required to wear a media pass on the sideline. Please visit the press box before the start of the contest. Pictures may not be sold, and it is encouraged that the images be shared with the university’s sports information office. Persons with media passes are expected to show sportsmanship, no cheering, talking to officials or negative comments are allowed as you are considered working media. Failure to comply will result in sideline privileges being revoked.

Interview Policy:

All interviews should be coordinated through the sports information office. Players and coaches are available to media throughout the week, but please allow 24 hours notice. Postgame interviews are coordinated following the event and can be conducted on the fields/court or outside the locker rooms. In certain circumstances, a cool-down period may be required prior to players and coaches being made available to the media.

Media Credentials:

Please contact the sports information office in advance if you are planning to attend a game and would like a seat in the press areas at any of our facilities.

Television/Radio Policy:

If you wish to provide television, radio or webcast coverage of an athletic event at Lynchburg, please contact the sports information staff at least 24 hours prior to the event. Phone lines and Internet connections are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at most of our athletic facilities.

Mailing Address

Lynchburg Sports Information Office
Turner Gym
1501 Lakeside Dr.
Lynchburg, VA 24501