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. ? Family friends, and local dignitaries joined University of Hartford officials in Hawk Lounge last week for a brief ceremony to formally celebrate the naming of a portion of Bloomfield Avenue A. Peter LoMaglio, the University of Hartford's first Director of Athletics, who passed away in June 2015.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ? Hartford head men's basketball coach John Gallagher has announced the Hawks' complete schedule for the 2018-19 season. The Hawks will play five of their 15 non-conference games inside Reich Family Pavilion before opening the 16-game America East slate in January.
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.
It will be another busy season of travel for the Yale men?s basketball team. The Bulldogs will head to all parts of the country during non-conference play, including south to face Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium and Miami at American Airlines Arena. There are also trips to the Midwest (Memphis), the West Coast (Cal State Northridge) and Northern New England (Vermont). And, oh by the way, the season kicks off with a journey to the other side of the world to face California in the Pac 12 China Game in Shanghai.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men?s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Four Bulldogs were selected ? Eric Anderson, Alex Copeland, Trey Phills and Thomas Ryan.
Yale?s success on the court continues to be matched by its success in the classroom. For the fifth straight season, the Bulldogs have earned a Team Academic Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Yale men?s basketball team, will welcome five talented newcomers in 2018-19. Matthue Cotton, Eze Dike, Michael Feinberg, Isaiah Kelly and Jake Lanford all bring strong credentials.
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.