Husson University scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, walking off with the North Atlantic Conference Title, 7-6 over defending champion, Castleton State College Sunday afternoon at East Field.
Mount Ida College senior, Leo Shidler, scored nine goals, dished out one assist and earned Tournament Most Valuable Player honors in leading the Mustangs to their sixth-straight North Atlantic Conference Mens Lacrosse Title. The second-seeded Mustangs defeated top-seed Castleton State College 25-9, earning an automatic berth in the upcoming NCAA Division III National Tournament.
Castleton, VT - Elizabeth Haggerty scored a game-high five goals and earned Most Valuable Player honors as Castleton defeated Husson 19-7 in the inaugural North Atlantic Conference Women's Lacrosse Championship Sunday afternoon. Castleton upped its record to a program-best 12-2, while Husson wraps up its first season at 6-6.
The Castleton State College men's tennis team won its fourth-straight North Atlantic Conference Championship, defeating Thomas7-2 in the final Saturday afternoon. The Spartans wrap up their season a perfect 14-0, while Thomas finishes 6-5.
Husson's Matt MacKenzie scored a game high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds leading the Eagles to the NAC Men's Basketball Title. MacKenzie scored 8 points during a Husson run that stretched a two-point advantage to 9 during the middle of the second half.
Castleton senior guard Mary Nienow scored 27 points and was 8-of-10 from behind the arc including one to take the lead 55-53 with 3:18 to go as the Spartans defeated top seed Husson 63-57 to earn the NAC Women's Basketball Championship.
Castleton State College senior forwards Carolyn Griggs and Kayla Blank each scored two goals and provided one assist to lead the Spartans to a 4-3 overtime victory over St. Josephs College (Me.)
in the 2008 North Atlantic Conference Field Hockey Championship.
The Lyndon State College men's cross country team and the University of Maine-Farmington women's cross country team each earned North Atlantic Conference Championships on Saturday in sunny but very frigid weather at Johnson State College.
Rutland, VT-Husson University won its third-consecutive North Atlantic
Conference (NAC) Mens Golf Championship, scoring 312 during round two
for a two-day total of 631 (319, 312) at the Rutland Country Club.