Rome, NY - Castleton State College exploded for 19 runs on 16 hits to advance to the NCAA Division III National Tournament, defeating SUNYIT 19-7 in the decisive game three of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) baseball championship at Delutis Field.
For the first time in seven years, Castleton State College defeated rival Mount Ida College in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) mens lacrosse championship game on a saturated and rain soaked field in Newton, Massachusetts. The Mustangs, who had won the previous six conference championships all against the Spartans, dropped their first ever title contest and only their second loss ever in NAC play since joining the conference in 2004.
Ted Mills knocked home the game-winning run in the bottom of the eleventh inning with an RBI single to right field plating Billy Manley to walk off with the North Eastern Athletic (NEAC) East Division Championship against Husson University, 6-5, on Sunday afternoon.
The SUNY Oneonta mens tennis captured the North Atlantic Conference championship with an 9-0 win against Castleton. The Red Dragons earned the NAC West Division title last week while Castleton had won the East Division. The two division winners then met this afternoon at the Tri-City Tennis Fitness Club in Latham, N.Y. to decide the overall champion for 2010.
The Husson University Eagles claimed their second consecutive North Atlantic Conference (NAC) softball championship with a no-hitter by Nicole Sargent, defeating Maine Maritime 5-0. With the win, Eagles improve to 28-13 (14-0 NAC) while the Mariners fall to 22-7 (11-3 NAC). As the NAC champion, the Eagles will advance to the NCAA tournament.
The Husson University Eagles claimed their first NAC East Division Championship with a 15-6 win over the University of Maine at Farmington. Shelby Bradford (Sr., Lee, ME) was named the tournaments most valuable player, tallying nine goals and three assists in the championship. With the win the Eagles improve to 10-1-1 while the Beavers end their season at 4-7. Husson will travel to Green Mountain College to compete against the NAC West Division champion on May 1.
After both teams dispatched of their semifinal competition with relative ease, Castleton and Lyndon State locked horns in a two-and-a-half-hour battle to decide the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Eastern Division Mens Tennis Championship.
The University of Maine of Farmington won the NAC Men's Basketball Championship with a 65-51 winner over Castleton. Farmington's Andrew Dean hit 5-of-9 three-pointers and Eric Taylor added 15 points and 15 rebounds. The Beavers have earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.
Husson claimed the NAC women's basketball championship with an 80-69 win over Castleton. The Eagles were led Bethany Sevey's 18 points and earn an automatic berth the NCAA Division III Women's Championship.
Megan Clement (Brunswick, ME) scored a goal and assisted on another as Husson University defeated Castleton State College 3-1 in the 2009 North Atlantic Conference womens soccer championship at Spartan Stadium.
Husson University defeated Castleton 3-1 to win the North Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Championship. Husson will represent the NAC in the upcoming NCAA Division III Tournament. Game details to follow.
Maine Maritime defeated Husson 3-0 to earn their third straight NAC Women's Volleyball Championship. The Mariners were undefeated in regular season play and will represent the NAC in the upcoming NCAA Division III Tournament.
The Lyndon State College men and University of Maine Farmington women's cross country teams captured their respective team crowns to repeat as 2009 North Atlantic Conference Champions. The Hornets grabbed 4 of the top 7 spots to edge Maine Maritime while the Beavers placed 6 runners in the top 12 to easily capture the title Saturday on the campus of Green Mountain College in Poultney, VT.
Castleton, VT - The top-seeded Castleton State College women’s tennis team swept its way to the North Atlantic Conference title, defeating fourth-seed Thomas College 9-0 in the semifinal round, and second-seed Lyndon State College 9-0 in the Championship round.
Husson University won the North Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championship, besting the field by 40 strokes with a two-day total of 604 at the Penobscot Valley Country Club. Kevin Byrne of Husson fired a two-day 142 to earn medalist honors for the tournament.