The first day of the 2010-11 season for the University of North Alabama ended in defeat for two Lions teams. In extremely close and hard-fought games, Missouri-St. Louis defeated UNA 3-2 in volleyball and Barry defeated UNA in soccer 5-4 in 2OT.
Despite returning just six starters from 2009, North Alabama was selected to repeat as GSC Champions. A trio of offensive lineman return in Jamie Dixon, Will Furlong and Kyle Futch. Lee Chapple is the favorite to start at quarterback after transferring from Division I-FCS Georgia Southern.
FLORENCE — North Alabama’s soccer and volleyball teams are looking up at only one school in the preseason coaches’ picks.
West Florida is that team.
FLORENCE — On the day six Arkansas and three Oklahoma schools announced intentions to petition the NCAA to form a new Division II athletic conference, University of North Alabama officials took another step closer to moving to Division I.
VANCOUVER – The B.C. Lions have seen such an encouraging show from two members of the University of North Alabama Lions that the CFL team decided to add a third UNA player – linebacker Mike Johnson, here at the recommendation of defensive tackle Montrell Craft and rush end Dominie Pittman.