2016-17 Division III sports headlines

  • Tessier honored for academic prowess
    May 23, 2017
    Nichols College senior P.J. Tessier has been named to the 2017 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Academic All-New England Team.
  • Gettysburg Dances into NCAA Semis, Cantele Reaches 400 Wins
    May 21, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Seventh-ranked Gettysburg College executed its game plan to near perfection in shutting down ninth-ranked Salisbury University 10-2 and earning Head Coach Carol Cantele '83 her 400th career victory in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship Sunday at Clark Field.
  • Bullets End Rhodes’ Perfect Run in NCAAs
    May 20, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Junior Katie Willis (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) scored four goals, junior Katie Landry (Hingham, Mass./Hingham) posted six points, and the Gettysburg College defense completely locked down the top-scoring team in the nation in a 19-1 victory over previously unbeaten Rhodes College in the third round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship at Clark Field.
  • COLLEGE WORLD SERIES BOUND! Marlins Extend Shutout Streak to Win Super Regional
    May 20, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team extended its streak of shutouts to six games, defeating No. 13 Kean University, 1-0, to win the Virginia Beach Super Regional and advance to the NCAA Division III College World Series for the first time in program history.
  • Road to NCAA Championship Continues on Battlefield
    May 19, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg's road to Salem and the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship continues on the friendly turf of Clark Field as the Bullets host the next two rounds of the tournament on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Smith, Jaeger Earn All-America Status
    May 19, 2017
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Junior Cassie Smith (Phoenix, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) and senior Caroline Jaeger (Hampton, N.J./North Hunterdon) were each selected to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) NCAA Division III All-America Team it was announced on Friday, May 19.
  • Five Bison garner All-Worcester Area recognition
    May 18, 2017
    Nichols College freshman Alexis Ferris was named the All-Worcester Area Softball Pitcher of the Year and headlines the list of five members of the Bison program to garner local recognition.
  • Bates men's lacrosse drops a 14-13 thriller on the road to Wesleyan in NCAA quarterfinals
    May 17, 2017
    The No. 3 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team rallied from seven goals down to tie the game but Harry Stanton scored with 38 seconds remaining to give No. 4 Wesleyan a 14-13 victory over the Bobcats Wednesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships.
  • Perez spotlights all-HCAC selections
    May 15, 2017
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – First baseman Shakira Perez (Elkhart, Ind.) gained second team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors, topping the May 10 release for Manchester University.
  • Gettysburg Hosts NCAA Women’s Lax Regional May 20-21
    May 15, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team will continue its postseason run at home as the next two rounds of the NCAA Division III Championship will take place at Clark Field this weekend (May 20-21).
  • HISTORY MADE! No. 1 Marlins Win First-Ever NCAA Regional
    May 15, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team advanced to its first-ever NCAA Super Regional with a 9-0 victory over Randolph-Macon College in the regional championship of the Ashland Regional on Monday.
  • Second-Half Surge Pushes Bullets Past FDU-Florham
    May 14, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Seventh-ranked Gettysburg College ran off eight-straight goals in the second half to race past FDU-Florham 13-5 in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship at Clark Field on Sunday.
  • Bates men's lacrosse topples Amherst 26-14 in third round of NCAA Championships
    May 13, 2017
    First-year Matt Chlastawa and senior captain Charlie Fay scored a combined 17 goals and the No. 3 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team rolled to a 26-14 victory over No. 11 Amherst Saturday in the third round of the NCAA Championships.
  • Bison eliminated in NCAA Second Round by No. 6 Tufts
    May 13, 2017
    The Nichols College women's tennis team fell 5-0 to No. 6 Tufts University in the NCAA Second Round Saturday morning at the Tufts Tennis Courts.
  • Four Bullets Named All-Metro Region
    May 12, 2017
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Four members of the Gettysburg College women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Metro Region Team it was announced on Friday, May 12.
  • Bison defeat Ithaca 5-3 in NCAA First Round
    May 12, 2017
    The Nichols College women's tennis team defeated Ithaca College 5-3 in the NCAA First Round hosted by Tufts University at the Bass River Tennis Center.
  • Bison fall to defending National Champs Bowdoin 5-0 in NCAA Second Round
    May 12, 2017
    The Nichols College men's tennis team's season came to an end as it fell 5-0 to Bowdoin in the NCAA Second Round Friday morning at the Foreside Indoor Courts.
  • Two Manchester University players earn all-HCAC awards
    May 11, 2017
    An upperclassman duo featuring senior Stratton Smith (New Palestine, Ind.) and junior Isaac Collis (Alexandria, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s tennis teams, released Tuesday, May 9.
  • Guilford's Forrestal and Styles Named to All-ODAC Men's Lacrosse Teams
    May 11, 2017
    Forrestal earned second-team honors. Styles was the league's third-team goalie.
  • Bison advance to NCAA Second Round with 5-1 win over UMass Boston
    May 11, 2017
    The Nichols College men's tennis team defeated UMass Boston 5-1 in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday afternoon at the Pickard Courts on the campus of Bowdoin College.
  • Quakers Place Three on All-ODAC Women's Lacrosse Squads
    May 11, 2017
    Amanda Dionne, Summer Fowler and Sammi Milbourn each received third-team honors.
  • Gettysburg Turns Focus on NCAA Run
    May 11, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – When Sunday's second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship rolls around, the Gettysburg College women's lacrosse team will be completely focused on making a strong start to what it hopes will be a long and successful postseason run.
  • No. 3 Bates men's lacrosse opens NCAA Championships with a bang, defeats Plattsburgh State 23-10
    May 10, 2017
    Junior Clarke Jones scored a career-high five goals and senior captain Charlie Fay added four goals and three assists to lead the No. 3 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team to a 23-10 victory over Plattsburgh State in the second round of the NCAA Championships Wednesday afternoon.
  • Seven Bullets Named All-CC; Patterson Tagged Top Newcomer
    May 10, 2017
    LANCASTER, Pa. – The Gettysburg College women's lacrosse team landed seven players on the All-Centennial Conference Team released on Tuesday, including three on the first team. The Bullets also featured the CC Rookie of the Year in freshman Courtney Patterson (Whitehouse Station, N.J./Hunterdon Central Regional).
  • Three Bullets Named All-CC First Team; Reilly Tagged Top Pitcher
    May 10, 2017
    LANCASTER, Md. – Junior Aileen Reilly (Huntington Station, N.Y./St. Anthony's) became the first player from Gettysburg College to be named Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Year and was one of three Bullets to earn first-team all-conference status according to a release by the conference office on Wednesday, May 10.
  • Bison draw Ithaca in NCAA First Round
    May 08, 2017
    The Nichols College women's tennis will take on Ithaca in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. on Friday at a time to be announced.
  • Nichols to face UMass Boston in NCAA First Round at Bowdoin
    May 08, 2017
    The Nichols College men's tennis team will take on UMass Boston in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on Thursday at a time to be announced.
  • Smith and Barbosa sweep CCC weekly awards
    May 08, 2017
    Nichols College men's tennis senior James Smith (Monte Sereno, Calif.) and freshman Guilherme Barbosa (Bradenton, Fla.) have been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively.
  • Gettysburg Falls Short in Championship Bid
    May 07, 2017
    WESTMINSTER, Md. – Gettysburg College stared down elimination in the Centennial Conference Softball Championship twice on Sunday, but the third time did not favor the Bullets as Franklin & Marshall College held on for a 1-0 decision to claim the title.
  • Diplomats Top Bullets in 2OT for CC Title
    May 07, 2017
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Katie Groenke scored with 1:12 left in the second overtime to end the longest game in the history of the Centennial Conference Championship and give No. 10 Franklin & Marshall College a 7-6 victory over third-ranked Gettysburg College in front of an energized crowd at Clark Field.
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