Northeast Conference Campus Tour (Dec. 9, 2011) – A quick trip across the campuses of the NEC’s 12 member institutions

Bryant – Three swimmers made Bryant history last weekend in Atlanta.  Senior Alex Kosenski, junior Casey Ostrander, and sophomore Taylor DeBever (Denver, Colo.) became the first three Bulldogs ever to compete at the U.S. Nationals this past weekend in Atlanta, Ga.  Read more.

 

Central Connecticut – The NCAA fall signing period officially came to a close this past week as the 21-day day deadline to return signed NLIs to the league office passed.  In all, 286 student-athletes signed on with NEC institutions and three of those signees are women’s swimmers headed to Central Connecticut.  Head coach Bill Ball inked Alaina Papiro, Selene Chilton and Julie Hansen, who will enroll at CCSU beginning next fall. Read more.

Fairleigh Dickinson – FDU athletic director David Langford released his latest video newsletter detailing the latest happenings in Hackensack.  Read more.

 

Long Island – Two-time all-NEC first team women’s soccer selection Ariana Calderon capped her career by accomplishing a first for a Blackbird. LIU’s all-time leading scorer became the first in program history to earn a spot on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Northeast Region First Team. Read more.

Monmouth – Finally, after a grueling seven-game road stretch, the Hawks are coming home.  Women’s basketball head coach Jenny Palmateer will go for Win No. 3 when fellow Garden State inhabitant Saint Peter’s visits the Jersey Shore for a Saturday (Dec. 10) matinee.  Read more.

Mount St. Mary’s – The Mount will honor an all-time great on the hardwood this Saturday, Dec. 10.  As part of a day that features a men’s basketball game against cross-state rival Loyola, Mount St. Mary’s will retire the jersey of John O’Reilly, a standout on the 1962 National Championship Team.  Read more.

 

Quinnipiac – Tom Moore officially announced the signing of point guard Kendrick Ray for the 2012-13 academic year.  The current senior at Middletown (NY) High School was a Top-20 player at the Hoop Group Elite Basketball Camp this past summer.  Read more

Robert Morris – For the fourth year running, Robert Morris University Athletics is proud to have led an on-campus effort in support of Toys for Tots. Organized by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, the Toys for Tots program provides toys to children whose parents cannot afford to purchase gifts during the holiday season.  Read more.

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Sacred Heart – The Pioneers won another women’s basketball game last night, thumping Saint Peter’s to extend the program’s best-ever season start to 8-1.  SHU preseason all-NEC forward Callan Taylor scored 23 points in 28 minutes of action, but came up three rebounds shy of a double-double.  Despite turning the feat for what would have been the fifth time this season, Taylor still leads all NCAA Division I active players in career double-doubles (42).  Read more.

St. Francis (NY) – The Red & Blue Committee has selected five former Terriers into the St. Francis College Athletic Hall of Fame.  Athletic Hall of Fame Day will take place on Saturday, January 21 in conjunction with a men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader at St. Francis College. Read more.

Saint Francis (PA) – Construction for the new Saint Francis basketball suite is underway and progressing as the holiday season nears.  New offices for both the men’s and women’s basketball programs will be included in the suite, which is being constructed on the second floor of the Maurice Stokes Athletic Center.  Read more.

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Wagner – From Fountain Valley, CA to Staten Island, NY.  That’s the journey diver Erica Curry will embark upon come fall.  The Seahawks’ head diving coach Kelly Mohr announced the signing of Curry to a National Letter of Intent.  Read more.

 

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