Bryant – After all the votes were tallied, Bryant’s Jordan Brown found himself ninth in the race for the Walter Payton Award, the highest individual honor in FCS football. Read more.
Watch Brown Deliver at Sacred Heart on NEC-TV…
Central Connecticut – The Blue Devils made sure Jeff McInerney isn’t heading anywhere but back to New Britain. CCSU athletic director Paul Schlickmann announced that the head coach received a contract extension that runs trhough the 2015 season on the gridiron. Read more.
Fairleigh Dickinson – The NEC is admitting three individuals as part of its second-ever Hall of Fame Class and a former FDU Knight will be amongst the enshrined. Following in the footsteps of Sharlene Milwood-Lee, FDU’s current track & field coach who was a member of the NEC Hall’s inaugural class, former Knights’ head men’s basketball coach Tom Green will join the distinguished list. Read more.
Green last cut down the nets in 2005…
LIU Brooklyn – While the NEC was busy unveiling its Hall of Fame Class, LIU Brooklyn did the same. The Blackbirds will welcome six former student-athletes into the athletics department Hall of Fame. Read more.
Monmouth – BigAppleSoccer.com named its Player of the Year and the winner patrolled the pitch right here in the NEC this past fall. Conference champion Monmouth saw its junior midfielder Ryan Clarke receive the honor. Read more.
Mount St. Mary’s – The Mount athletics communications department has released the latest “This Week in Mount Athletics” and this one is a must-see. The brother of former NEC summer intern Ed Kenny is your host. Read more.
Watch it here…
Quinnipiac – Tom Moore takes his men’s basketball team on a four-game road trip that tips off at Robert Morris. The Bobcats and Colonials have accounted for some classics in recent year. Read more.
Robert Morris – The Colonials have a potential FIBA Player of the Year in their frontcourt. As RMUcolonials.com reported yesterday, the race is on for the most prestigious individual honor in European basketball, as International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe has announced the nominees for its annual Player of the Year awards. Sophomore Artemis Spanou (Greece), the 2010 NEC Rookie of the Year, is one of 10 nominees for the FIBA Europe Young Women’s Player of the Year. Read more.
Sacred Heart – The Pioneers continued their climb in the Jan. 11 edition of the CollegeInsider.com Women’s Basketball Mid-Major Top 25 Poll. SHU came in at No. 20 this week, achieving its highest rank thus far this season. Read more.
St. Francis (NY) – Be at the Pope Center on Saturday, Jan. 14. It will be the first day of a three-part series promoting promote the NCAA’s Take a Kid to the Game initiative. Read more.
Saint Francis (PA) – Continuing its tradition of service, SFU athletics will host the sixth annual Alicia Richardson Sports 4 Kids Day on Sunday, March 18 in the Maurice Stokes Athletic Center from noon to 4 p.m. Read more.
Wagner –The Seahawks are moving up for the first time in three weeks. On the heels of extending its winning streak to five games with victories at Fairleigh Dickinson and Monmouth, Wagner men’s basketball jumped three spots to No. 22 in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll. The Seahawks have resided at No. 25 in each of the last two polls after cracking the rankings on December 26. Read more.
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