Q&A With Hornet of the Week Dan Savage

Q&A With Hornet of the Week Dan Savage

The Lynchburg College athletic department each week showcases a question and answer feature with our Hornet of the Week. The twenty-seventh student-athlete in this series is junior baseball player, Dan Savage.

Savage had a huge week at the plate, highlighted by a 5-5 performance in the second game against Bridgewater College. In that offensive display, he had two three-run homeruns while adding two doubles and a single along with another RBI for a total of seven in the game. He also plated two other runs during the week and crossed home a total of four times. He hit .467 during the week and is hitting .425 this season. Savage leads the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) in doubles (17), is tied for first in RBI (39) and is third in the conference in hits (51).

For his efforts, Savage was named the ODAC player of the week.

What was it like to hit two three-run home runs against Bridgewater?

We have a very strong team this year, just being a part of it is an honor. I am not a home run hitter, so being able to contribute in different aspects is key to winning big games like this one. Baseball is a very humbling sport, there are many high points and low points, trying to stay relaxed and focused throughout the whole year is vital to a winning season.

What do you like most about LC baseball?

I love the guys on the team, we are all very close to one another and can rely on each other for support. There is no drama off the field which directly relates to how we play on the field. I am very blessed to have met such a great group of guys.

What is your favorite moment thus far as a Hornet?

This is a very special season for Lynchburg baseball, I believe we have the capability of being the best team this school has ever seen. There are going to be a lot of special moments in the future and I cannot wait for them. Although, thus far my favorite moment would have to be when Coach Abell gave me my first start as a freshman. Coach has put me in a place to succeed since my first fall practice and he is a large reason I have become the player I am today, I will never forget what he has done for my career.

Why did you choose Lynchburg College?

I love the campus that Lynchburg provides for its students, the baseball field is so close to where we all live so walking to the field is a possibility.

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Sat Jan 05
Final
42 Lynchburg
53 at East. Mennonite
Sat Jan 05
Final
89 Lynchburg
75 at Shenandoah
Mon Jan 07
Final
69 Washington and Lee
75 Lynchburg
Wed Jan 09
Final
50 Hollins
66 Lynchburg
Wed Jan 09
Final
87 No. 22 Lynchburg
73 at Emory & Henry
Sat Jan 12
Final
59 Lynchburg
63 at No. 21 Emory & Henry
Sat Jan 12
Final
66 Va. Wesleyan
68 No. 22 Lynchburg
Wed Jan 16
Final
76 Guilford
85 Lynchburg
Thu Jan 17
Final
82 No. 17 Lynchburg
79 at Washington and Lee
Fri Jan 18
vs. VMI Keydet Invitational
@ Lexington, Va.
Sat Jan 19
vs. VMI Keydet Invitational
@ Lexington, Va.
Sat Jan 19
Final
77 Lynchburg
68 at Bridgewater (Va.)
Sat Jan 19
Final - OT
78 No. 17 Lynchburg
66 at East. Mennonite
Wed Jan 23
Final
66 Lynchburg
55 at Randolph
Wed Jan 23
Final - OT
88 Guilford
82 No. 14 Lynchburg
Track Suits & Sneakers Game
Fri Jan 25
vs. Liberty University Kickoff
@ Lynchburg, Va.
Sat Jan 26
vs. Liberty University Kickoff
@ Lynchburg, Va.
Sat Jan 26
Final
65 Roanoke
77 Lynchburg
Alumni Day
Sat Jan 26
Final
70 No. 12 Randolph-Macon
64 No. 14 Lynchburg
Alumni Day/Coaches vs. Cancer Week
Wed Jan 30
Final - OT
61 Emory & Henry
59 Lynchburg
Wed Jan 30
Final
56 No. 21 Lynchburg
78 at Roanoke
Sat Feb 02
vs. At The Last Minute Invitational
@ Roanoke College, Salem, Va. Note schedule change
Sat Feb 02
Final
80 Bridgewater (Va.)
77 No. 21 Lynchburg
Wed Feb 06
Final
67 Lynchburg
63 at Ferrum
Wed Feb 06
Final
76 Lynchburg
64 at Ferrum
Fri Feb 08
vs. VMI Winter Relays
@ Lexington, Va.
Fri Feb 08
Final
7 No. 6 Texas Christian
1 Lynchburg
Sat Feb 09
vs. VMI Winter Relays
@ Lexington, Va.
Sat Feb 09
Final
11 No. 2 Salisbury
9 No. 16 Lynchburg
Sat Feb 09
Final - 5 innings
11 Lynchburg
0 at Methodist
Note time change
Sat Feb 09
Final
61 East. Mennonite
68 Lynchburg
Play4Kay Game
Sat Feb 09
Final - 5 innings
9 Lynchburg
1 at Methodist
Sat Feb 09
Final
70 Shenandoah
96 Lynchburg
Senior Day
Sun Feb 10
t-6th/8
at Randolph IHSA
Wed Feb 13
Final
72 Lynchburg
78 at Roanoke
Wed Feb 13
Final
91 Lynchburg
80 at Hampden-Sydney
Fri Feb 15
vs. Virginia Tech Challenge
@ Blacksburg, Va.
Sat Feb 16
vs. Virginia Tech Challenge
@ Blacksburg, Va.
Sat Feb 16
6th/8
at Bridgewater IHSA
Sat Feb 16
Final
11 No. 17 Lynchburg
8 at No. 19 Franklin & Marshall
Sat Feb 16
Final
2 Lynchburg
0 at Maryville (Tenn.)
Sat Feb 16
Final
57 Shenandoah
49 Lynchburg
Senior Day | CODE RED Game
Sat Feb 16
Final
1 Lynchburg
9 at Maryville (Tenn.)
Sun Feb 17
Cancelled
Lynchburg
at Maryville (Tenn.)
Tue Feb 19
Final
4 Lynchburg
5 at Averett
Moved from Feb. 20
Thu Feb 21
Final
74 Roanoke
72 vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. (Salem Civic Center) Game 6 - ODAC Quarterfinals
Fri Feb 22
Final
1 Ferrum
8 Lynchburg
at Crosswhite Athletic Club, Note time change
Fri Feb 22
Final
77 Lynchburg
79 vs. Washington and Lee
@ Salem, Va. (Salem Civic Center) Game 6 - ODAC Quarterfinals
Sat Feb 23
at Hollins IHSA
Sat Feb 23
Cancelled
Lynchburg
vs. No. 5 Rowan
@ Cary, N.C. Grand Slam Triangle Classic
Sat Feb 23
Cancelled
Olivet
vs. Lynchburg
@ Cary, N.C. Grand Slam Triangle Classic
Sat Feb 23
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at No. 8 Mary Washington
Sat Feb 23
1:00 PM
No. 8 Cabrini
No. 15 Lynchburg
Sun Feb 24
vs. ODAC Indoor Championships
@ Roanoke College, Salem, Va.
Sun Feb 24
10 a.m.
Lynchburg IHSA
Sun Feb 24
Cancelled
Lynchburg
vs. Emory
@ Cary, N.C. Grand Slam Triangle Classic
Sun Feb 24
Cancelled
Lynchburg
vs. Greensboro
@ Cary, N.C. Grand Slam Triangle Classic
Sun Feb 24
12:30 PM
Lynchburg
at William Peace
Sun Feb 24
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Methodist
Sun Feb 24
2:30 PM
Lynchburg
at William Peace
Sun Feb 24
5:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Methodist
Tue Feb 26
2:30 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Ferrum
@ Moved from Feb. 23
Fri Mar 01
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Guilford
Sat Mar 02
vs. Roanoke Last Chance Qualifier
@ Salem, Va.
Sat Mar 02
10:00 AM
St. Mary's (Md.)
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
10:00 AM
St. Mary's (Md.)
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
12:00 PM
Geneva
Lynchburg
Suicide Awareness Day
Sat Mar 02
12:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at York (Pa.)
One Love Foundation Game
Sat Mar 02
1:00 PM
Frostburg St.
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
2:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
2:00 PM
Geneva
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
3:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Sun Mar 03
12:00 PM
York (Pa.)
Lynchburg
Sun Mar 03
12:00 PM
York (Pa.)
Lynchburg
Sun Mar 03
1:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Mon Mar 04
Hill City Invitational, Boonsboro CC, Lynchburg, Va. -- Day 1
Tue Mar 05
Hill City Invitational, Boonsboro CC, Lynchburg, Va. -- Day 2
Tue Mar 05
2:00 PM
Salem
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 05
2:00 PM
William Peace
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 05
3:00 PM
William Peace
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 05
4:00 PM
Salem
Lynchburg
Wed Mar 06
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at William Peace
Wed Mar 06
4:00 PM
Gwynedd Mercy
Lynchburg
Fri Mar 08
vs. NCAA Division III Indoor Championships
@ Boston, Mass.
Fri Mar 08
vs. UNCW Seahawk Invitational
@ Wilmington, N.C.
Fri Mar 08
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Salem
Sat Mar 09
vs. NCAA Division III Indoor Championships
@ Boston, Mass.
Sat Mar 09
vs. UNCW Seahawk Invitational
@ Wilmington, N.C.
Sat Mar 09
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. TCNJ
@ Salisbury, Md. Salisbury Invitational
Sat Mar 09
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Mar 09
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Sat Mar 09
1:00 PM
Columbia (S.C.)
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 09
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. TCNJ
@ Salisbury, Md. Salisbury Invitational
Sat Mar 09
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sun Mar 10
TBA
Lynchburg
vs. Gordon
@ Hilton Head Invitational, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Sun Mar 10
12:00 PM
Cortland
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salisbury, Md. Salisbury Invitational
Sun Mar 10
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Elizabethtown
@ U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Sparks, Md.
Sun Mar 10
2:00 PM
Cortland
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salisbury, Md. Salisbury Invitational
Mon Mar 11
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Salisbury
Mon Mar 11
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Salisbury
Tue Mar 12
TBA
Lynchburg
vs. Milligan
@ Hilton Head Invitational, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Tue Mar 12
TBA
Lynchburg
vs. Milligan
@ Hilton Head Invitational, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Tue Mar 12
10:00 AM
Lynchburg
vs. Swarthmore
@ Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
Tue Mar 12
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Mary Washington
Thu Mar 14
vs. Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational
@ Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Thu Mar 14
TBA
Lynchburg
vs. Mount Union
@ Hilton Head Invitational, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Thu Mar 14
TBA
Lynchburg
vs. Mount Union
@ Hilton Head Invitational, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Thu Mar 14
2:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Thu Mar 14
4:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Thu Mar 14
7:00 PM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
Fri Mar 15
vs. Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational
@ Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Fri Mar 15
1:00 PM
Rutgers-Camden
Lynchburg
Moved from Feb. 23
Fri Mar 15
8:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Stevenson
Mustang Classic
Sat Mar 16
vs. Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational
@ Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Sat Mar 16
12:00 PM
East. Mennonite
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 16
1:30 PM
Mary Washington
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 16
3:00 PM
East. Mennonite
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 16
3:30 PM
Mary Washington
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 16
6:15 PM
Wesleyan (Conn.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Stevenson University, Owings Mills, Md. Mustang Classic
Tue Mar 19
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Wed Mar 20
3:00 PM
Hampden-Sydney
Lynchburg
CODE RED Game
Wed Mar 20
5:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Ferrum
Wed Mar 20
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Ferrum
Thu Mar 21
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Mary Baldwin
Fri Mar 22
Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational
Fri Mar 22
3:00 PM
Tufts
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational
Sat Mar 23
at University of Virginia IHSA
Sat Mar 23
12:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
1:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
Lynchburg
Military Appreciation Day
Sat Mar 23
2:00 PM
Averett
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
3:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
3:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
7:00 PM
Randolph
Lynchburg
HEADstrong Foundation Game
Sun Mar 24
at IHSA Regionals at University of Virginia
Sun Mar 24
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Hampden-Sydney
Tue Mar 26
3:00 PM
Randolph
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 26
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Va. Wesleyan
Tue Mar 26
5:00 PM
Randolph
Lynchburg
Wed Mar 27
5:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Thu Mar 28
3:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
Lynchburg
Thu Mar 28
3:00 PM
Averett
Lynchburg
Fri Mar 29
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Sat Mar 30
at McDaniel Spring Invitational, The Bridges GC, Abbottstown, Pa. -- Day 1
Sat Mar 30
vs. Blue & Silver Challenge
@ Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Va.
Sat Mar 30
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Sat Mar 30
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Sat Mar 30
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sat Mar 30
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sat Mar 30
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sat Mar 30
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Sat Mar 30
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sun Mar 31
at McDaniel Spring Invitational, The Bridges GC, Abbottstown, Pa. -- Day 2
Sun Mar 31
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Sun Mar 31
1:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Sun Mar 31
1:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Sun Mar 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Tue Apr 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Tue Apr 02
7:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Wed Apr 03
3:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Wed Apr 03
3:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
Lynchburg
Wed Apr 03
5:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Wed Apr 03
6:00 PM
Roanoke
Lynchburg
Thu Apr 04
vs. Colonial Relays
@ College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
Fri Apr 05
at Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate, Paradise Point GC, Camp Lejeune, N.C. -- Day 1
Fri Apr 05
vs. Colonial Relays
@ College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
Fri Apr 05
3:30 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
Fri Apr 05
7:00 PM
Roanoke
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 06
at Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate, Paradise Point GC, Camp Lejeune, N.C. -- Day 2
Sat Apr 06
vs. Colonial Relays
@ College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
Sat Apr 06
vs. IHSA Zones at University of Virginia
@ University of Virginia
Sat Apr 06
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sat Apr 06
1:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
CODE RED Day | Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day
Sat Apr 06
1:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 06
2:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Va. Wesleyan
Sat Apr 06
3:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 06
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sun Apr 07
at Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate, Paradise Point GC, Camp Lejeune, N.C. -- Day 3
Tue Apr 09
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Randolph
Tue Apr 09
3:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
Thu Apr 11
3:00 PM
Randolph
Lynchburg
Thu Apr 11
5:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Thu Apr 11
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Randolph-Macon
Thu Apr 11
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Fri Apr 12
3:30 PM
Lynchburg
at Sweet Briar
Sat Apr 13
vs. Randolph WildCat Invitational
@ Lynchburg, Va.
Sat Apr 13
at ODAC Championships at Bridgewater
Sat Apr 13
12:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
1:00 PM
Washington and Lee
Lynchburg
Senior Day | CODE RED Game
Sat Apr 13
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Hollins
Sat Apr 13
3:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
4:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
40th Anniversary Celebration
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Sat Feb 16
Final
2 Lynchburg
0 at Maryville (Tenn.)
Sat Feb 16
Final
1 Lynchburg
9 at Maryville (Tenn.)
Sun Feb 17
Cancelled
Lynchburg
at Maryville (Tenn.)
Tue Feb 19
Final
4 Lynchburg
5 at Averett
Moved from Feb. 20
Sun Feb 24
2:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Methodist
Sun Feb 24
5:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Methodist
Sat Mar 02
12:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 02
3:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Sun Mar 03
1:00 PM
Penn St.-Harrisburg
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 05
2:00 PM
William Peace
Lynchburg
Wed Mar 06
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at William Peace
Sat Mar 09
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Mar 09
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Tue Mar 12
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Mary Washington
Fri Mar 15
1:00 PM
Rutgers-Camden
Lynchburg
Moved from Feb. 23
Sat Mar 16
12:00 PM
East. Mennonite
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 16
3:00 PM
East. Mennonite
Lynchburg
Wed Mar 20
3:00 PM
Hampden-Sydney
Lynchburg
CODE RED Game
Fri Mar 22
3:00 PM
Tufts
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
12:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 23
3:00 PM
Ferrum
Lynchburg
Tue Mar 26
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Va. Wesleyan
Thu Mar 28
3:00 PM
Averett
Lynchburg
Sat Mar 30
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Sat Mar 30
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Emory & Henry
Wed Apr 03
3:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 06
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Sat Apr 06
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Tue Apr 09
3:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
12:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
3:00 PM
Guilford
Lynchburg
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Sat Jan 05
Final
89 Lynchburg
75 at Shenandoah
Wed Jan 09
Final
87 No. 22 Lynchburg
73 at Emory & Henry
Sat Jan 12
Final
66 Va. Wesleyan
68 No. 22 Lynchburg
Thu Jan 17
Final
82 No. 17 Lynchburg
79 at Washington and Lee
Sat Jan 19
Final - OT
78 No. 17 Lynchburg
66 at East. Mennonite
Wed Jan 23
Final - OT
88 Guilford
82 No. 14 Lynchburg
Track Suits & Sneakers Game
Sat Jan 26
Final
70 No. 12 Randolph-Macon
64 No. 14 Lynchburg
Alumni Day/Coaches vs. Cancer Week
Wed Jan 30
Final
56 No. 21 Lynchburg
78 at Roanoke
Sat Feb 02
Final
80 Bridgewater (Va.)
77 No. 21 Lynchburg
Wed Feb 06
Final
76 Lynchburg
64 at Ferrum
Sat Feb 09
Final
70 Shenandoah
96 Lynchburg
Senior Day
Wed Feb 13
Final
91 Lynchburg
80 at Hampden-Sydney
Thu Feb 21
Final
74 Roanoke
72 vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. (Salem Civic Center) Game 6 - ODAC Quarterfinals
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Sat Jan 05
Final
42 Lynchburg
53 at East. Mennonite
Mon Jan 07
Final
69 Washington and Lee
75 Lynchburg
Wed Jan 09
Final
50 Hollins
66 Lynchburg
Sat Jan 12
Final
59 Lynchburg
63 at No. 21 Emory & Henry
Wed Jan 16
Final
76 Guilford
85 Lynchburg
Sat Jan 19
Final
77 Lynchburg
68 at Bridgewater (Va.)
Wed Jan 23
Final
66 Lynchburg
55 at Randolph
Sat Jan 26
Final
65 Roanoke
77 Lynchburg
Alumni Day
Wed Jan 30
Final - OT
61 Emory & Henry
59 Lynchburg
Wed Feb 06
Final
67 Lynchburg
63 at Ferrum
Sat Feb 09
Final
61 East. Mennonite
68 Lynchburg
Play4Kay Game
Wed Feb 13
Final
72 Lynchburg
78 at Roanoke
Sat Feb 16
Final
57 Shenandoah
49 Lynchburg
Senior Day | CODE RED Game
Fri Feb 22
Final
77 Lynchburg
79 vs. Washington and Lee
@ Salem, Va. (Salem Civic Center) Game 6 - ODAC Quarterfinals
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