FAIRFIELD, Conn. ? Infielder Courtney Hankins and pitcher Destinee Pallotto earned a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Northeast All-Region Team. Both student-athletes were placed on the organization's regional third team based on vote by the region's head coaches. The appearances marked the second time that Hankins received the honor and the first time for Pallotto.
Megan Beach has been named to All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Second Team, as announced today by the organization. Beach was a shutdown defender for Fairfield University Women's Lacrosse on its run to the 2018 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship.
Fairfield University Swimming and Diving Head Coach Anthony Bruno announced today a total of 17 new additions to the men's and women's team for the upcoming 2018-19 season. This year's incoming class consists of seven swimmers and two divers for the women's team and seven swimmers and one diver for the men's team.
Seven Fairfield University athletic teams were cited for excellence in the classroom by receiving the NCAA's Public Recognition Award, given to programs which score in the top 10 percent of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rates. Women's Basketball, Field Hockey, Men's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Softball, Men's and Women's Tennis, collected the award by achieving an Academic Progress Rate (APR) that ranked among the top 10 percent in their respective sport.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ? The Hartford men's basketball team put up a fight, but was unable to take down first-place Vermont on Saturday, as the Catamounts came away with a 77-75 win inside Reich Family Pavilion. J.R. Lynch scored 21 points to pace the Hawks (13-13), who fall to 6-5 in the America East.
The University of Hartford Department of Athletics placed 74 student-athletes on the 2018 America East Fall Honor Roll, the organization announced on Thursday. A whopping 87 percent of Hawks student-athletes received America East Academic Honor Roll distinction (3.0 GPA), with two-thirds of those recognized (49) earning Commissioner's Honor Roll for earning a 3.5 GPA or higher.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ? Hartford men's basketball rolled to its third-straight home win on Wednesday, taking down Maine by an 81-73 final inside Reich Family Pavilion. Winners of three of their past four, the Hawks improve to 13-12 overall and 6-4 in the America East.
BALTIMORE, Md. ? Senior J.R. Lynch scored 20 of his game-best 28 points in the second half to lead the Hartford men's basketball team to a 70-61 road win at UMBC on Wednesday. Trailing for most of the first half, the Hawks (12-12, 5-4 AE) outscored the Retrievers (14-10, 6-3 AE), 38-28, in the final stanza to come away with the regular-season sweep of the defending America East Champions.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. ? Stony Brook held off a furious comeback bid on Saturday to defeat the Hartford men's basketball team, 86-77, at Island Federal Credit Union Arena. Elijah Olaniyi scored a game-best 28 points for the Seawolves (18-5), who improve to 6-2 in the America East.
Quinnipiac men?s basketball head coach Tom Moore has announced the hiring of Tony Newsom as an assistant coach heading into the 2015-16 season. Newsom comes to Quinnipiac after four seasons as the associate head coach at Fairfield University.
Former Quinnipiac University men?s basketball standout Ousmane Drame (Boston, Massachusetts) has inked his first professional contract over in Spain, as the 6-9 forward has signed a contract with FIATC Joventut, as announced on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by the franchise. The deal is a two-year contract.
Former Quinnipiac men's basketball standout Evan Conti (Bayside, N.Y.) will begin his professional playing career over in Israel, as the 6-4 guard has signed a contract with Hapoel Be'er Sheva, announced on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 by the franchise. Terms of the contract have not been disclosed.
Quinnipiac men's basketball legend Frank Vieira visited the University's TD Bank Sports Center on Monday, Aug. 3. The Bobcats' all-time leading scorer is Quinnipiac's 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Honor Roll selection.
Three members of the 2014-15 Quinnipiac men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC honored Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.), Justin Harris (Paterson, N.J.) and Emanuel Binyam (Rockville, Md.) ? a second straight selection for all three student-athletes.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After defeating Hartford, 98-89 at home Tuesday, the Sacred Heart men?s basketball team hits the road to take on Boston College on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men?s basketball team defeated visiting University of Hartford, 98-89, Tuesday night on Coach Bike Court at the Pitt Center. The victory improves the Pioneers to 3-4 on the year, while the Hawks fall to 2-6.
SHU had six players score in double figures and shot 58.6 percent from the field to earn the win. Sean Hoehn led the Pioneers with a team-high 22 points, while Cameron Parker added 12 points and 10 assists for the first double-double of his collegiate career.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After falling to Binghamton 78-73 on the road Saturday, the Sacred Heart men?s basketball team returns home to play host to in-state rival Hartford on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Pitt Center.
VESTAL, N.Y. - Sean Hoehn?s career-high 35 points was not enough, as the Sacred Heart men?s basketball fell to Binghamton, 78-73, on the road Saturday afternoon at Dr. Bai Lee at Events Center
The Pioneers had three players score in double-figures, with Hoehn?s career-high 35 points leading the way. Kinnon LaRose recorded his first double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, while Aaron Clarke added 10 points and four assists in the loss.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After going 1-2 at the Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic, the Sacred Heart University men?s basketball team travels to Vestal, New York to take on Binghamton on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. on ESPN+.
Yale got a big game from its post players and needed every basket. Paul Atkinson scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Jordan Bruner added 22 points and eight rebounds as the Bulldogs completed another weekend sweep with a 98-92 victory over Cornell before a big crowd at Newman Arena.
Yale again executed very well down the stretch and the result was another important victory. Miye Oni scored 20 points and Alex Copeland added 19, including four in the final 2:41, as the Bulldogs edged Columbia 70-64 at Levien Gym.
The Bulldogs reach the midpoint of Ivy League play when they visit Columbia and Cornell this weekend. Yale meets the Lions on Friday night in New York City and then has a Saturday night date at Cornell. Both games tip at 7 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN+. Friday?s game also will be televised on SNY.
Miye Oni?s magnificent performances in Yale?s weekend sweep of Princeton and Penn has earned him quite a bit of recognition. Oni was named the Lou Henson National Mid Major Player of the Week by CollegeInsider.com and not surprisingly was selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week.
Miye Oni led four players in double figures with 21 points as Yale completed a weekend sweep with a 78-65 victory over Penn at Lee Amphitheater. Alex Copeland added 15 points, Blake Reynolds scored 13 and Jordan Bruner had 12.