December 11, 2012

Castleton takes Women's Title while Dickinson goes 2-0 in Round Robin Play in the Division III ECAC Basketball Holiday Invitational.

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference hosted a seven team basketball Holiday Invitational in Kissimmee, Florida, from December 27 – 30.  The event took place at the Silver Spurs Arena.

Teams from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Vermont and Kentucky took the trip to Osceola County to compete.  Women’s teams from Castleton State College (Vt.), Immaculata University (Pa.), St. Joseph’s College of Long Island (N.Y.), and Ramapo College of New Jersey competed in the women’s bracket.  The men’s division will consisted of Rivier University (N.H.), Dickinson College (Pa.), and Spalding College (Ky.).

The event was co-hosted by the Central Florida Sports Commission and the Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The teams and staff members were housed at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

The Results:

Friday, December 28

Game 1:               Castleton State College 64, St. Joseph’s College (L.I.) 44 BOX SCORE

Game 2:               Rivier University 48, Spalding University 80 BOX SCORE

Game 3:               Ramapo College 67, Immaculata University 59 BOX SCORE

Saturday, December 29

Game 4:               St. Joseph's College (L.I.) 63, Immaculata University 61 BOX SCORE

Game 5:               Dickinson College 73,  Spalding University 67 BOX SCORE

Game 6:               Castleton State College 71, Ramapo College 48 (Women’s Championship) BOX SCORE

Sunday, December 30

Game 7:         Rivier University 60, Dickinson College 80 BOX SCORE