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 University of Hartford Department of Athletics saw its student-athletes enjoy its most successful performance in the classroom this past semester. The Hawks combined to earn a 3.38 grade point average for the Spring 2018 semester, marking the 24th consecutive semester Hartford's student-athletes have finished with at least a 3.0 departmental GPA.
BOSTON ? Four University of Hartford senior student-athletes have been nominated for the 2018 America East Man and Woman of the Year awards, the organization announced on Thursday. Hassan Attia from men's basketball and Nick Campana from baseball have been nominated for Man of the Year, while women's basketball players Janelle Harrison and Mary Pattison have been nominated for Woman of the Year.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. ? The University of Hartford men's basketball team held its annual Year-End Banquet on Friday evening at Tumble Brook Country Club in neighboring Bloomfield. Team members and their families joined coaches, administrators and supporters of the men's basketball program in celebrating this past season's successes both on and off the court.
The University of Hartford Department of Athletics welcomed back three distinguished alumni on Tuesday, as Matt Curtis (men's basketball, '94), Ryan Gardner (baseball, '01) and Katie Roth (women's basketball, '14, '16) returned to campus to take part in the Third Annual Hawk Nation Network event.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ? John Gallagher has signed a new contract that will keep him as head coach of the University of Hartford men's basketball team, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced on Wednesday.
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.
Brandon Sherrod ?16, who earned first team All-Ivy recognition for the Bulldogs in 2016, will continue his professional career in Italy. He recently signed a one-year contract to return to Roseto in Italy?s Serie A2 League for the 2018-2019 season. Slan Sports Management made the announcement.
Yale will be a part of a big day of college basketball in South Florida in December. The Bulldogs meet the University of Miami in the fourth annual Hoophall Miami Invitational presented by Citi on Dec. 1 at the AmericanAirlines Arena, the home of the Miami Heat.
Greg Mangano ?12 capped another strong season overseas by helping Karhu Kauhajoki win Finland?s Korisliiga League title. In the championship game over the weekend, Mangano scored 22 points, including hitting the winning three-pointer late in overtime, as Karhu edged Salon Vilpas 99-96. He also added eight rebounds and an assist.
Blake Reynolds has been a significant contributor for the Yale men?s basketball team in each of his first three seasons. Now as he prepares for his final year, he will add an extra role. Reynolds was elected captain of the 2018-19 Bulldogs following a team vote at the annual post season banquet on Wednesday night.