Four-time defending conference champions, Husson University was picked to win their fifth-consecutive title in the 2019-20 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll. The Eagles received six first-place votes for a total of 62 points. Last year's runner-up Maine Maritime Academy received the remaining two first-place votes and 58 points in a repeat prediction
The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) is pleased to announce three new full members of the conference, as confirmed by the NAC Council of Presidents. Cazenovia College, SUNY Cobleskill, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute will be full members of the conference effective July 1, 2020.
WATERVILLE, Maine - The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) is pleased to announce that Katie Taylor (Lebanon, Maine) of Thomas College has been selected as the winner of its annual Woman of the Year award in a vote of the league's athletics directors and senior woman administrators. Taylor is the first student athlete from Thomas to be selected NAC Woman of the Year.
The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) proudly announces the nominees for the 2019 Woman of the Year award. Seven female student athletes were nominated for the prestigious award which encompasses all facets of the NCAA Division III Student Athlete experience.
DANBURY, Conn. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its 2019 Division III Men's and Women's Basketball All-ECAC Team. Maine Maritime Academy senior Adam Richardson and Alayne Felix were selected to the respective teams.
AMHERST, Mass. – Finishing out her career as an Eagle doing what she does best, senior Kenzie Worcester led all-scorers on the hardwood with 26 points as the Husson women’s basketball team (19-9) concluded their season with a 66-45 loss at LeFrak Gymnasium against #5/#6 Amherst College (24-3) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Basketball Tournament on Friday evening.
The NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Committee announced today the field of 64 teams for the 2019 championship. Husson University, the 2019 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Champion, will play Amherst College in the first round of the DIII tournament. The Eagles will travel to Amherst, Massachusetts to play the Mammoths this Friday.
Top-seeded Husson University advances to their fourth-straight Championship game, besting #4 Northern Vermont-Lyndon 77-39 in the first semifinal. Second-seeded Maine Maritime prevailed over No. 3 SUNY Canton 55-43 in the second semifinal to advance as well. The two teams meet for the title game tomorrow at 2:00 PM at Husson for a rematch. Husson won the 2018 championship, 76-58, over the Mariners.
Husson Senior Kenzie Worcester caps a milestone season by earning North Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year honors, and Husson head coach Kissy Walker earns her sixth NAC Coach of the Year honor. Northern Vermont-Lyndon Junior Alissa Mitchell has been tabbed as the Defensive Player of the Year and her teammate, freshman Lea Crompton, is the Rookie of the Year. Paige Carter of UMaine-Farmington is honored as the Senior Scholar Athlete for women's basketball.
Northern Vermont-Lyndon and SUNY Canton each won quarterfinal games at home and will advance to the semifinal round on Friday, February 22, at top-seeded Husson. The Eagles will play No. 4 NVU-Lyndon at 5:30 PM, and the No. 2 Mariners will take on No. 3 SUNY Canton at 7:30 PM.
BANGOR, Maine - Husson's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) invites you to "Seize the Awkward" on Friday, February 1st. SAAC is supporting the "Seize the Awkward" campaign which highlights the importance of mental health awareness with college students, by encouraging them to reach out to their friends and "Seize the Awkwardness" that might come with talking about mental health.
North Atlantic Conference (NAC) student athletes continue to rack up recognition from the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) and the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA).
Players from Husson, UMaine-Farmington, and Maine Maritime Academy were recognized this week by the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) and the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) as announced on Monday.