Twenty-Seven Players Tabbed Preseason All-NEC; Duquesne Pegged as ‘Team to Beat’

The two teams that shared the 2016 Northeast Conference football crown were the top-two vote getters in the league’s preseason predicted order-of-finish.

Duquesne earned the No. 1 Preseason Ranking for the second straight summer, while Saint Francis U, which earned the NEC’s automatic FCS Playoffs bid last fall, was the runner-up in the poll of the conference’s head coaches.

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NEC Spring Scholar-Athlete Awards Spread Across Seven Campuses

They competed during the 2017 spring sports season while performing remarkably well in the academic arena.

They are the NEC Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year award winners.

Bryant, Sacred Heart, Saint Francis U and Wagner each earned multiple selections. Fairleigh Dickinson, Robert Morris and Saint Joseph’s are home to single honorees.

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A Look At The #NECelite from the 2017 Softball Season

A perfect 16-0 regular season conference record resulted in a heavy Red Flash presence on the All-NEC Softball honors list.

Saint Francis U, which is in search of its first NEC Tournament title, secured four of the six major NEC awards and placed a league-high nine players on the all-conference squads.

Check out the big winners in the Northeast Conference’s postseason softball awards programs…

 

Complete #NECelite List

Winning With Class: NEC Saw Plenty of It This Past Fall

The Northeast Conference recognized those teams that best competed with dignity and respect this past fall sports season.

For the ninth year running, the league handed out a Team Sportsmanship Award in the sports of men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, football and women’s volleyball.

The NEC’s Team Sportsmanship Award winners were chosen through a vote of team captains and coaches from throughout the conference.

 

THE WINNERS…

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