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National Championships Piling Up for Lindenwood Athletic Programs

Women’s Bowling Wins First ITC Title Since 2006
For the first time since 2006, the women's bowling team won the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championship (ITC) April 19-21 at Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The Lady Lions defeated defending champion McKendree University three games to one in the best-of-five baker finals match to claim the national title. Read more

Olympic Weightlifting Three-Peats as National Champions
Olympic weightlifting won its third straight coed title at the 2018 USA Weightlifting University Nationals April 20-22 on the campus of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.  The Lions earned 146 points overall to take the crown over second place Northern Michigan with 135 points.  Lindenwood also won the men's title with 134 points over Northern Michigan with 106 points.  The Lady Lions finished second in women's competition with 97 points, finishing behind Eastern Tennessee State with 107 points. Read more

Roller Hockey Gold Captures Eighth Straight D3 National Title
The roller hockey Gold squad captured its eighth straight title with a 4-2 victory over Farmingdale State College Sunday afternoon at the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) D3 Championship at the Southwest Youth Ice Arena in Fargo, North Dakota. Read more

Lionettes Repeat as National Champions
After winning the first title in program history in 2017, the Lindenwood Lionettes dance team repeated at Jazz Division II national champions at the 2018 NCA/NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships Friday in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read more

Cheerleading Makes Program History with Two Titles
For the fourth consecutive year, Lindenwood cheerleading has won a national title at the NCA/NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida, but never before had the program won two titles the same year, until now.  The Lions repeated as Large Coed Division II champions on Friday, having won the same title in 2017, but they also hoisted the trophy in Small Coed Intermediate Division II on the same day, and even added a second place finish in Small Coed D2. Read more

Synchronized Swimming Captures Fourth Straight U.S. National Title
Synchronized swimming captured its fourth consecutive U.S. Senior National high point championship April 1 at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center near Tucson, Arizona.  Despite the 70-point margin over the nearest club, the outcome was much closer than the score indicated, thanks to a couple of familiar faces. Read more
 
Shotgun Sports Team Edges Texas A & M for 15th Straight National Title
The shotgun sports team trailed Texas A & M by one target with just American Skeet remaining for both squads, but Lindenwood outshot the Aggies by four in the final event on Saturday to claim the 15th straight title for the program at the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target National Championships at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas.  The Lions finished with an overall score of 2,492 compared to Texas A & M with 2,489.  It was the smallest margin of victory for Lindenwood in any of its national championships.  Read more
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