Three NCAC men's lacrosse players were named to the 2013 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-America team as honorable-mention selections. The list was highlighted by both NCAC Player of the Year recipients in Denison junior Austin Campbell (Berwyn, PA/Conestoga) and Ohio Wesleyan senior Colin Short (Jamesville, NY/Jamesville-DeWitt). Campbell was the league's Defensive Player of the Year award winner, while Short captured the NCAC Offensive Player of the Year honor. In addition, OWU junior Spencer Schnell (Dublin, OH/Jerome) was also an honorable-mention selection on the All-America squad.
Following a 33-12 overall record and its second-straight NCAC Baseball Championship, The College of Wooster has placed two players on the 2013 D3baseball.com All-American Team. Junior second baseman Eddie Reese (Canfield, OH/Cardinal Mooney) was a second-team selection, while senior left-handed pitcher Keenan White (Dublin, OH/Dublin Coffman) was named to the honorable mention team.
The Kenyon College men’s squad wrapped up another successful season at the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship after falling to No. 10 Washington University, 5-1, in a national quarterfinal match at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 20th. The Lords achieved their lone point of the day when senior Paul Burgin (Baltimore, MD/Pikesville) and sophomore Tim Rosensteel (East Windsor, NJ/Peddie School) delivered an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles.
A season crammed with highlights and record-breaking performances came to a close Monday for the No. 2-ranked Kenyon College men's tennis team. Playing in the NCAA Division III Tournament quarterfinal round, the Lords ended up on the wrong side of a 5-1 upset cooked up by the No. 10-ranked Washington (MO) University Bears.
The North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) was well represented when D3baseball.com released its second annual All-Region teams today as seven student-athletes were named to one of the three All-Midwest Region teams.
Seven North Coast Athletic Conference softball players were named to the 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Central Region Team. Allegheny, DePauw, Hiram, Kenyon and Wooster each had at least one representative on one of the three teams.
The NCAA Division III Tennis Championships will get underway today (May 20) at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Kenyon men’s squad will take on Washington University of St. Louis in a quarterfinal match at 4:00 PM with the winner advancing to Tuesday’s semifinal match to take on either Williams or Trinity (Texas), while the national championship match is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd.
The baseball season in the North Coast officially came to a close last week in the 2013 NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament. Wooster (33-12) dropped its first contest of the Midwest Regional, 20-4, to Thomas More, held in Terre Haute, Indiana at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Art Nehf Field. The Fighting Scots bounced back to knock off Penn State Behrend, 3-2, behind Steve Hagen’s (Brecksville, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) fifth complete game of the season. The win marked the first in the NCAA Tournament for Wooster since its 2009 National Runners-Up finish. Wooster was eliminated for the second consecutive season by Washington & Jefferson after falling, 8-7, in 13 innings.
The 2013 NCAA Division III Golf Championships concluded last Friday, May 17, at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, Florida. The Wittenberg University men’s team finished the four-day event in 13th-place with 1,212 strokes (304-302-297-309), while the DePauw women finished eighth overall with 1,290 strokes (321-323-321-325). A pair of American Southwest Conference members captured national titles as Texas Tyler won the men’s competition with 1,167 strokes and Mary Hardin-Baylor raised the Walnut & Bronze on the women’s side with 1,239 strokes. You can access complete results from the 2013 NCAA Division III Golf Championships at the following links: MEN -- WOMEN