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.
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.? Hartford men's basketball redshirt-senior John Carroll and senior J.R. Lynch have been selected to participate in the 2019 3X3U National Championship scheduled for April 5-7 at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Carroll and Lynch are two of four players who will represent Team America East, joining Vermont's Ernie Duncan and UMBC's Joe Sherburne.
BALTIMORE, Md. ?The Hartford men's basketball team stormed back from a 26-point deficit with 16:17 left in the second half to force overtime, but No. 3UMBC prevailed in double overtime in a heart-breaking 95-90 decision inside UMBC Event Center in the semifinals of the America East Playoffs.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ?A big push in the final minute pushed the Hartford men's basketball team past UMass Lowell, 78-70, in a hard-fought quarterfinal game of the America East Playoffs. Senior J.R. Lynch, who scored eight of the Hawks' final 11 points of the game, led all scorers with 21 points.
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+.
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sports today. There were 10 Bulldogs who thrived in their sport and in the classroom, as starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages honored.
Alex Copeland made the most of his time in the national spotlight at the Final Four in Minneapolis. Copeland scored seven points and added two steals and an assist in helping the East squad to a 110-105 victory over the West in the 2019 Reese?s College All-Star game at the US Bank Stadium.
Another highly successful season has earned James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs, another prestigious honor. Jones was the recipient of the 2019 Ben Jobe Award as the top minority coach in Division I men?s basketball presented by CollegeInsider.com at its awards event in Minneapolis.
Another Bulldog is headed to the Final Four to represent Yale Basketball. Alex Copeland, a first team All-Ivy selection this winter, has been selected to play in the 2019 Reese?s College All-Star game, which will be held on Reese?s Final Four Friday, Apr. 5, at the US Bank Stadium at 3:30 p.m. CDT in Minneapolis.