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Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler with Men's Swimming Team, circa 1950-1959 Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler was a former baseball, basketball, swimming, and track coach as well as the athletic director after Thomas L. "Tommy" Scott. History Arriving (More)
sbookman wrote: Samantha Salvia
Samantha Salvia, circa 1992-1996 Samantha Salvia became the first Rhodes Scholar at Old Dominion University (ODU) in 1995. History When Samantha Salvia arrived at ODU in 1992, she was an all-star standout in field hockey and lacrosse. Duri (More)
Women's Basketball Team, 1934 Women's Basketball at Old Dominion University (ODU) has been a part of the institution since 1930, when it was known as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary. The nickname for the women's basketba (More)
sbookman wrote: Arthur "Buttons" Speakes
Arthur "Buttons" Speakes at Bat, 1969 Arthur "Buttons" Speakes was the first African American athlete to be recruited by and receive a scholarship from a predominately white college in Virginia. Old Dominion Accomplishments Speakes was one (More)
sbookman wrote: Big Blue
Big Blue at Wacky Olympics, circa 2000-2005 Big Blue is the official mascot of Old Dominion University (ODU). Big Blue is a lion with a blue crown on his head and wearing either a football or basketball jersey with the number "00" on the front. (More)