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. ?Hartford men's basketball grinded out its second-straight win on Sunday, taking down Oakland, 87-82, in its Capital City's Game of the Year. Seniors George Blagojevic and J.R. Lynch scored 24 and 21 points, respectively, to pace the Hawks, who improve to 5-7 on the season.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. ?A career night from senior George Blagojevic propelled the Hartford men's basketball team to a commanding 91-74 win at Bryant on Wednesday night. Blagojevic posted his second career double-double, scoring a career-high 30 points while grabbing a game-best 15 rebounds, to pace the Hawks to their second win in three games.
DURHAM, N.C. ?The Hartford men's basketball team put up a valiant fight on Wednesday, but was unable to pull off the upset as No. 3 Duke pulled away to take an 84-54 decision. Senior J.R. Lynch scored 13 points to pace the Hawks, who hung around well into the second half.
BOSTON ? Senior Jason Dunne was named the America East co-Player of the Week, the organization announced on Monday. A guard, Dunne receives his second career weekly honor from the league after averaging 22.0 points per game for the Hartford men's basketball team last week.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ?The Hartford men's basketball team took down visiting Bowling Green on Saturday, scoring a 76-63 victory inside Reich Family Pavilion. Redshirt-senior John Carroll scored a game-high 19 points to pace the Hawks, who used a 23-for-24 effort from the free-throw line to come away with the win.
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?s depth was once again on display in Tuesday?s 71-63 victory over Albany at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Playing without leading scorer Miye Oni, who was under the weather, the Bulldogs got contributions from a number of sources to earn a victory in their final game before taking a break for final exams.
The Bulldogs close out the pre-exam portion of the schedule when they host Albany on Tuesday night. Tipoff at the John J. Lee Amphitheater is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN+ has the video with Evan Ellis and Frank Maturo ?80 on the call.
There is little doubt that Duke features one of the top first-year classes in all of college basketball. The talent was on full display against Yale on Saturday. Rookies RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and Cam Reddish combined for 60 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists as the Blue Devils, ranked third in the nation, topped the Bulldogs 91-58 before a full house of 9,314 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
For the second straight Saturday, Yale will get a crack at an ACC opponent. The first went quite well. The Bulldogs knocked off Miami 77-73 in the Hoophall Invitational, earning themselves some national attention. They?ll get an opportunity to make an even bigger statement this Saturday when they travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to face No. 3 Duke. Tip is slated for 5:30 p.m. and the game will air nationally on ESPN with Doug Sherman and Jordan Cornette on the call.
The wait for the home opener proved well worth it for the Bulldogs. Trey Phills and Miye Oni each scored 20 points to lead six in double figures as Yale knocked off Lehigh 97-87 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.