June 28, 2012
SUNYAC Names Azure Davey New Commissioner
FREDONIA, N.Y. - Azure Davey of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been appointed as the second commissioner of the State University of New York Athletic Conference, an association of ten NCAA Division III institutions. Davey will begin her service as commissioner on July 9.
June 28, 2012
ECAC Announces Dates for 2012 Division III Ice Hockey Officiating Tryouts
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) will be holding a tryout for first-time ice hockey officials at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro, Mass., on Sunday, August 19, at 4 p.m.
June 28, 2012
Registration Now Open for 2012 ECAC Convention & Trade Show in Groton, Conn.
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Registration is now available for the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference Convention and Trade Show, which will be held Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, Conn.
June 27, 2012
Shannon O’Brien Tabbed Assistant Commissioner for Sports Information at the Commonwealth Coast Conference
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--Shannon O’Brien has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Assistant Commissioner for Sports Information, it was announced this week by Commissioner Gregg M. Kaye. O’Brien comes to the CCC following a two-year stint as Associate Director of the Presidents’ Athletics Conference (PAC), a 10-member NCAA Division III athletic conference with institutions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky.
June 26, 2012
Orlando Magic Name Former Emerson Hoops Star General Manager
ORLANDO, Fla. - Rob Hennigan, a 2004 graduate of Emerson College who spent the past eight years with two of the NBA's most successful franchises, has been named General Manager, Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins has announced.
June 20, 2012
Mount Holyoke College SID Raposo Named Assistant Director of the NESCAC
HADLEY, Mass. – Michael S. Raposo, the sports information director at Mount Holyoke College since 2007, has been named as the Assistant Director for Conference Operations for the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), it was announced this week by Executive Director Andrea Savage.
June 19, 2012
Norwich University Promotes Derek Dunning to Sports Information Director
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University is pleased to announce that Derek Dunning has been elevated to the position of sports information director.
June 13, 2012
ECAC Unveils Championships Calendar for 2012-13 Season
CENTERVILLE, Mass.- The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) released its championship schedule for the 2012-13 season, the nation’s only multi-divisional and largest conference announced on Thursday.
June 5, 2012
Pioneering ESPN Personality Linda Cohn to Speak at ECAC Convention and Trade Show
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Veteran ESPN SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn will address the delegates of the 2012 ECAC Convention and Trade Show on Monday, October 1, in Groton, Conn.
June 4, 2012
Reminder about Syracuse Added to Spring Symposium Traveling Series
CENTERVILLE, Mass.—The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) reminds the membership that the free Syracuse/Liverpool professional symposium held at the Holiday Inn is coming up on Monday, June 11.
June 3, 2012
ECAC Members SUNY Geneseo, UMass Announce Employment Postings
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and SUNY Geneseo are accepting applications in their athletic communications and sports medicine offices, respectively.
June 2, 2012
IRA Rowing Championships Central: Event Taking Place This Weekend
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The ECAC will conduct the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships from Thursday, May 31, through Saturday, June 2, on Cooper River in Camden County, N.J.
June 2, 2012
Janelle Feuz Named Associate Commissioner of the Empire 8 Athletic Conference
ROCHESTER, NY – The Empire 8 Athletic Conference has appointed Janelle Feuz as its first-ever Associate Commissioner, effective July 1, 2012.
May 31, 2012
Smith College Athletics Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
NORTHAMPTON, Mass--Four different national champions. The founder of women's basketball. The winningest volleyball team in school history. All of these and more highlight the inductees in the inaugural class of the Smith College Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame, which was announced recently.
May 29, 2012
National Champions! ECAC Lacrosse League Member Loyola University Maryland
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Loyola University Maryland defeated the University of Maryland, 9-3, to capture the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Monday at Gillette Stadium.
May 29, 2012
NCAA Champion Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds Men's Lacrosse Team
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Loyola University Maryland became the first ECAC Lacrosse League team to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Monday, when the Greyhounds defeated Maryland, 9-3, at Gillette Stadium.
May 27, 2012
ECAC Congratulates Members SUNY Cortland and Salisbury in their NCAA Title Game Matchup
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The ECAC congratulates members SUNY Cortland and Salisbury for reaching the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship game.
May 23, 2012
Presidents' Athletic Conference Names Kevin Fenstermacher Assistant Commissioner/Director of Communications
WEXFORD, Pa. -- The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) has announced the hiring of Kevin Fenstermacher to the newly created full-time position of assistant commissioner/director of communications, effective July 1, 2012.
May 22, 2012
John Alosi Selected as 2012 ECAC-SIDA Kenworthy Award Winner
ALBANY, N.Y. – John Alosi will be presented with the Bob Kenworthy Award at the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) Workshop in Pittsburgh this June. ECAC-SIDA President David Alexander made the announcement recently.
May 21, 2012
Keith Brown Tabbed as Georgetown University Women's Basketball Head Coach
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Georgetown University Director of Athletics Lee Reed recently named Keith Brown as the new head coach of the women's basketball program. He is no stranger to the program serving as the top assistant and head of recruiting for the past five seasons.
May 17, 2012
Saint Michael's College Honors Top Purple Knights Scholar-Athletes
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College seniors Garrett Clark and Samantha Steinmetz both earned the Roger F. Keleher '15 Award recently, an accolade that has been presented to outstanding scholar-athletes of the College's graduating class who maintain high scholastic averages since 1954. Clark is a member of the men's lacrosse team, and Steinmetz hails from the women's basketball program.
May 15, 2012
Wade Jean Named Men's Soccer Coach at SUNY Cortland
CORTLAND, N.Y.--Wade Jean has been named SUNY Cortland's men's soccer head coach, according to director of athletics Mike Urtz. Assistant coach Steve Axtell served as the program's interim head coach since January after the departure of eight-year head coach Dwight Hornibrook.
May 11, 2012
Title IX Expert Dr. Donna Lopiano to Speak at 2012 ECAC Convention and Trade Show
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Renowned speaker Dr. Donna Lopiano, who is a consultant for Sports Management Resources, will address delegates of the ECAC Convention and Trade Show this fall on the 40th anniversary of Title IX legislation.
May 10, 2012
John Russo Named Head Baseball Coach at Hofstra University
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Hofstra University Interim Director of Athletics Danny McCabe announced this week that John Russo has been named the 14th head coach in Pride baseball history. Russo had been the interim head coach since January following the resignation of former coach Patrick Anderson.
May 10, 2012
Rowing Championships Central: ECAC NIRC, Men's and Women's Sprints This Weekend
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The ECAC will aide in the administration of three rowing championships this weekend, including the ECAC-NIRC (May 11) and EARC Men's Sprints (May 13) on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, and Women's Sprints (May 13) on Cooper River in Camden County, N.J.
May 9, 2012
The Hanover Insurance Group Sponsors 2012 EARC Rowing Sprint Championships
WORCESTER, Mass. – The ECAC today announced that the Hanover Insurance Group, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products nationwide, will be a presenting sponsor of the 67th EARC Rowing Sprint Championships on Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester.
May 9, 2012
Community Structure and Stretch Internet Partner with ECAC to Provide Live Video Coverage of Rowing Championship Events
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday its spring schedule for live video streaming on the Internet for the ECAC Collegiate Rowing Series. The ECAC, in partnership with Community Structure, Stretch Internet and award-winning sports producer Doug Myers, will broadcast over 35 hours of live rowing action over five days of racing in the next four weeks.
May 8, 2012
Bellarmine Athletics Director Scott Wiegandt Featured by The NCAA News
INDIANAPOLIS-- Scott Wiegandt knew his school scored a hit when it hosted the 2010 Division II National Championships Festival. But he didn’t realize that Bellarmine’s hit was actually a long home run until he arrived at the NCAA Convention the next month.
May 8, 2012
ECAC Members Loyola, Denver Selected for NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship
INDIANAPOLIS--Eastern College Athletic Conference Lacrosse League members Loyola University Maryland and the University of Denver have been selected for the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship field.
May 7, 2012
St. John's University Promotes Coach Joe Tartamella to Lead Women's Basketball Program
QUEENS, N.Y. - Red Storm Director of Athletics Chris Monasch has announced that Joe Tartamella--whose nine-year coaching tenure as an assistant at St. John's included four NCAA Tournament appearances--will be the eighth head women's basketball coach in St. John's University's 38-year program history.
May 4, 2012
Saint Anselm College Conducts 2012 Celebration of Athletic Excellence Night
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Student-athletes representing all 20 of Saint Anselm College’s NCAA Division II varsity sports were honored and celebrated at the 2012 Celebration of Athletic Excellence held at the Dana Center for the Humanities earlier this week. The evening’s festivities also honored six individuals who were the recipients of the Charles J. Quinn Sportsmanship Award, the Anselmian Athletic Club Student-Athlete of the Year and the Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
April 27, 2012
Baruch College Athletics Earns Elite 89 Academic Award at Men's Volleyball Championship
NEW YORK--Steven Coniglio, a sophomore at Baruch College, is the recipient of the Elite 89 top academic award for the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.
April 25, 2012
Wheaton College Removes Interim Status on Athletics Director John Sutyak '00
NORTON, Mass. – Following a national search, Wheaton College Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Lee Burdette Williams has announced the hiring of John Sutyak '00 as director of athletics, recreation & intramurals, effective immediately.
April 23, 2012
Saint Peter’s College has Announced the Appointment of Joseph Quinlan as the Director of Athletics
JERSEY CITY, N.J.--Saint Peter’s College, a member of the ECAC and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, has announced the appointment of Joseph Quinlan as the Director of Athletics.
April 20, 2012
Trinity College Announces the Hiring of JoAnn Acquarulo as Assistant Athletic Director
HARTFORD, Conn.--Trinity College has announced the hiring of JoAnn Acquarulo as assistant athletic director, a newly-created position with oversight of the Bantams' athletic facilities and operations.
April 19, 2012
Castleton State College Poised to Break World Record with Community Service Project
CASTLETON, Vt. – The Right To Play at Castleton, in support of Right To Play, will be hosting the World’s Longest Dodgeball Marathon on Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, at the Glenbrook Gymnasium on the campus of Castleton State College.
April 18, 2012
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" with ECAC Intern JJ Archibald
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference sat down with JJ Archibald, Asa S. Bushnell Intern for Leagues & Affiliates, in this week's installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."
April 17, 2012
Daniel A. Fisher Moves from the NESCAC to the Landmark to become Commissioner
MADISON, N.J. - Daniel A. Fisher, of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), has been appointed as the second commissioner of the Landmark Conference, an association of eight NCAA Division III institutions in the mid-Atlantic region. Fisher will begin his service as commissioner on July 1.
April 16, 2012
ECAC Officiating Bureau Well Represented at NCAA Ice Hockey Championships
CENTERVILLE, Mass.—A plethora of game officials from the officiating bureau of the Eastern College Athletic Conference worked both levels of the 2012 NCAA men’s and women’s ice hockey championships.
April 13, 2012
ECAC Marketing Partner ViewSPORT to Make TV Appearance on ABC's Shark Tank
PITTSFORD, N.Y.--ViewSPORT, Inc., founder, CEO and “head coach” Ben Wood will appear on Friday's episode of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, starting at 8 o'clock tonight.
April 12, 2012
ECAC Member Alfred University Tabs Paul Vecchio as Director of Athletics
ALFRED, N.Y.--When Paul Vecchio starts his new job as director of athletics at Alfred University in July, it will be a homecoming in more than one way.
April 12, 2012
ECAC Member NYU Releases "It Gets Better" Video as Part of NCAA Division III Week Initiative
NEW YORK - The New York University Department of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation--in conjunction with NCAA Division III Week-- released this week a video in support of the “It Gets Better Project,” a movement begun to remind young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people that despite whatever bullying they may face, they are not alone and their lives will get better.
April 11, 2012
2012 Intercollegiate Basketball Officials Camp Details
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Bureau of Officiating has announced details for the 2012 Intercollegiate Basketball Officials Camp that will be held June 16-17 at Westfield State University.
April 10, 2012
Roger Crosley Set to Retire as ECAC-SIDA Treasurer; Organization Seeking Assistant Treasurer
MANCHESTER, N.H.--Roger Crosley, the treasurer of the Eastern College Athletic Conference – Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) since 1987, has announced his retirement from the position at the conclusion of the 2013 fiscal year of the organization.
April 6, 2012
Temple University Set to Host 2012 ECAC-EIGL Men's Gymnastics Championships This Weekend
PHILADELPHIA – Temple University welcomes Army, Navy, Illinois-Chicago, Springfield and William & Mary men's gymnastics teams for the 2012 ECAC-EIGL Championships this weekend at McGonigle Hall
April 6, 2012
ECAC Announces Symposiums for New York City Area, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
CENTERVILLE, Mass.—The Eastern College Athletic Conference has announced a trio of free professional spring symposiums offered in Tarrytown, N.Y., on April 10, Philadelphia on April 11, and Pittsburgh on May 10, presented by AMI Graphics LLC, Score Trax and FieldTurf. All three symposiums will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 6, 2012
Yosinoff of ECAC Member Emmanuel College Receives Red Auerbach Coach of the Year Award
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The ECAC congratulates Emmanuel College women’s basketball head coach Andy Yosinoff for earning the 2012 Jewish Coaches Association Red Auerbach Award.
April 5, 2012
ECAC-SIDA Proud to Announce 2012 Marsh Award Winners
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Ernie Larossa, Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations and Marketing at Johns Hopkins University, and Chris O’Donnell, Director of Athletics Media Relations at UMass Lowell, are the recipients of the 2012 Irving T. Marsh Awards for the College and University divisions, respectively.
April 4, 2012
ECAC Calling for Division III Membership to Share their NCAA Week Activities
INDIANAPOLIS--The first observance of Division III Week – a celebration by member schools of the division's unique philosophy that equally values academics, athletics and student-athletes' involvement in a full and rich campus life – is set for April 9-15.
April 3, 2012
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" with ECAC Official Gary Kessel
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference sits down with ECAC wrestling official Gary Kessel in this week's installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."
April 3, 2012
ECAC Salutes Saint Michael's College for Celebrating National Student-Athlete Day
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College celebrated the 25th annual National Student-Athlete Day (NSAD) recently by honoring 41 student-athletes who carry a minimum cumulative 3.7 grade-point average during a ceremony in Alliot Student Center's Green Mountain Dining Hall. The 41 student-athletes represent more than 10 percent of the 406 Purple Knights who have competed for Saint Michael's teams this school year.
March 30, 2012
Cabrini Athletics Director Resigns to Take Position at Temple
RADNOR, Pa. – Joe Giunta, Cabrini's Director of Athletics and Recreation since 2008, has resigned from his post with the Cavaliers to become Senior Associate Athletic Director at Temple University. Both institutions are members of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
March 27, 2012
ECAC Announces New Division II Men's Lacrosse League
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Commissioner Rudy Keeling Tuesday announced the formation of a new eight-team NCAA Division II men’s lacrosse conference that will be officially called the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Lacrosse League. The league will begin play with the 2013 season, culminating with a year-end tournament to determine the ECAC champion in a “final four” format.
March 23, 2012
2012-13 ECAC Asa S. Bushnell Internship Application Deadline Extended to March 30
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference has announced that it is accepting applications for the Asa S. Bushnell Internship Class of 2012-13 until Friday, March 30.
March 23, 2012
ECAC Soccer Classic on Cape Cod Developed for Division III Membership to Debut this Fall
CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Eastern College Athletic Conference commissioner Rudy Keeling has announced the creation of the ECAC Division III Soccer Classic on Cape Cod. This event will debut in the fall of 2012 with seven men’s and women’s soccer programs.
March 22, 2012
Dan Hurley Tabbed as New Head Men's Basketball Coach at Rhode Island
KINGSTON, R.I. -- Dan Hurley has been named as the 19th head coach of the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team, it was announced earlier this week.
March 21, 2012
Alice Mullen Appointed as the New Women’s Basketball Coach at Nichols College
DUDLEY, Mass.--Nichols College Director of Athletics Charlyn Robert has announced Alice Mullen as the Bison’s next head women’s basketball coach. Mullen, an assistant with the Bison last season, replaces Natalie Soffen ’04, who resigned after five seasons at the helm to spend more time with her growing family.
March 16, 2012
ECAC Track Administrator Tom Meagher to Participate in Pan Mass Challenge Bicycle Event this Summer
CENTERVILLE, Mass.—Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) track and field administrator and bicycle enthusiast Tom Meagher (pictured, far left) will ride in his second Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) on Aug. 4-5 with an important cause in mind. Tom’s mission is to raise funds for children who are battling cancer at the Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute located in Boston.
March 15, 2012
ECAC Member News: University of New England Names Erin Hamlen as First Women's Ice Hockey Coach
BIDDEFORD, Maine -- University of New England Interim Director of Athletics Curt Smyth announced this week that Erin Hamlen has been chosen as the head women's ice hockey coach. The Nor'easters will commence play as a varsity program during the 2012-13 academic year.
March 14, 2012
Rowan's Joy Solomen to Retire Athletics Director Post at the end of March
GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University athletic director Joy Solomen has announced that she will retire at the end of March. She has served as an athletic administrator at the University for 25 years.
March 13, 2012
Former ECAC Ice Hockey Official Matt Smith Passes Away after a Battle with Skin Cancer
BOSTON--Former Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) on-ice official Matt Smith, who worked championship games at the NCAA Division I and Division III levels, passed away Thursday after a battle with melanoma. He was 45.
March 9, 2012
ECAC Spring Sports Championship Manuals Available for Administrators, Coaches
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) championship manuals for several spring sports are now available for coaches and administrators to become familiar with the rules and regulations that govern each event.
March 7, 2012
ECAC Officiating Sessions: New England Tryouts Drawing Near
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Referee School will be conducting three professional development sessions for Eastern College Athletic Conference basketball officials later in March.
March 2, 2012
ECAC, NEWMAC Member Smith College Receives National Attention
BRISTOL, Conn.--The Smith College Athletics Department in Northampton, Mass., recently received some national attention on an ESPN multimedia platform.
March 1, 2012
SUNYAC Commissioner, ECAC Award-Winner Dr. Patrick Damore will Retire in June
FREDONIA, N.Y. - State University of New York Athletic Conference Commissioner Dr. Patrick R. Damore has announced he will retire from his position at the end of his current contract, which concludes June 30, 2012. Damore has served as the only commissioner in the history of the Division III athletics conference. He has held the post since 1979, acting in the full-time capacity since 1985.
February 28, 2012
Get ECAC Basketball Tournament Game Updates from Score Trax
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference has partnered with Score Trax, a texting service that allows subscribers to receive all ECAC basketball tournament scores this week through their cell phone.
February 27, 2012
ECAC Basketball Championship Pairings Announced First on Twitter, Facebook
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference will initially announce the pairings for the ECAC men's and women's basketball championships on its official social media pages on Twitter and Facebook.
February 20, 2012
ECAC Football All-Stars, Officials, Teams Recognized for 2011 Season in Banquet at MetLife Stadium
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and MetLife Stadium Group co-hosted the annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet presented by FieldTurf on Thursday in the Chase Club of MetLife Stadium.
February 13, 2012
Reigning ECAC Male Administrator of the Year John Harper Set to Retire as Bridgewater State A.D.
BRIDGEWATER, Mass.--John Harper, director of Athletics and Recreation at Bridgewater State University since 1991 has announced his retirement, effective July 31.
February 9, 2012
Southern Maine Athletics Welcomes Former MLB Umpire and Speaker Dave Pallone
GORHAM, Maine – Dave Pallone, best-selling author of "Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball" and acclaimed diversity advocate and speaker, will be on the University of Southern Maine Gorham campus’ Corthell Hall tonight at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
February 2, 2012
2012 ECAC Women's Bowling Championship Information Available
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference has posted information pertaining to the 2012 ECAC Women's Bowling Championships that will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, hosted by Monmouth University.
February 1, 2012
Eastern College Football Awards Banquet on Tap for Feb. 16 at MetLife Stadium
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet presented by FieldTurf will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Chase Club at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the evening program at 7 p.m.
January 31, 2012
ECAC Basketball Championships Information for Coaches, Administrators Now Available
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference has posted information pertaining to the 2012 ECAC men's and women's basketball championships that will take place on Feb. 29 and Mar. 3-4 for Division III, and Mar. 7&10-11 for Division II, at various campus venues.
January 27, 2012
2011 Red Hill Awards for Football Officiating Excellence Announced
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced on Friday the recipients of the 2011 Red Hill Award: Kevin McGurk (Boston Chapter), Angelo Scaccia (Western New England Chapter) and Robert Straughter (Southern Chapter).
January 26, 2012
Mary Bradbury Tabbed as the New Director of Officiating at the ECAC
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference has hired Mary Bradbury as its new director of officiating. That announcement was made today by ECAC Commissioner Rudy Keeling.
January 25, 2012
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" #7 with ECAC Official Ashley Marble
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference sits down with ECAC basketball official Ashley Marble in the seventh installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."
January 24, 2012
ECAC Member Nichols College Learns Importance of Concussion Prevention
DUDLEY, Mass. – On Sunday night, renowned concussion expert Chris Nowinski delivered a presentation to a packed auditorium on the campus of Nichols College. The event was co-sponsored by the Fischer Institute and Nichols Athletics. In addition to student-athletes, sport management and educator preparation majors were encouraged to attend as well as members of club teams.
January 20, 2012
ECAC Indoor Tennis Championships Information for Coaches, Administrators Now Available
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference has posted information pertaining to the 2012 ECAC Men's and Women's Indoor Tennis Championships that will take place Feb. 17-19 at two different sites. The men's tournament will be hosted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., while the women's event will be held at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.
January 19, 2012
Former Rhody Rowing Captain Donates Marrow for Teen
KINGSTON, R.I. – For the second time in nine months, a University of Rhode Island student-athlete is helping save a life by donating bone marrow. URI nursing student Grace Rignanese – who was a captain for the rowing team as a senior last spring - completed a bone marrow donation Wednesday at the Rhode Island Blood Center in Providence.
January 18, 2012
Oliver Becomes Winningest Coach for Albertus Men's Basketball
NEW HAVEN, Conn.--Head coach Mitch Oliver earned his 70th career victory recently to become the winningest coach in Albertus Magnus men's basketball history as the Falcons earned a 77-55 conference win over Emerson on Thursday night.
January 17, 2012
ECAC Hockey Officials Work Frozen Fenway Game
BOSTON - The Eastern College Athletic Conference was well-represented on Friday afternoon for the Sun Life Frozen Fenway event held at Fenway Park. Norwich defeated Babson in ECAC Men's East ice hockey action while three ECAC officials worked the game
January 12, 2012
ECAC Announces 2012 Swimming and Diving Open Championship Information Available
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference has released information on the ECAC 2012 Swimming and Diving Open Championships, which will be hosted by the United States Naval Academy at Lejeune Hall on Friday-Sunday, February 24-26. In addition, the ECAC and Navy Athletics this year have added the Long Course Meter (LCM) Invitational to be held on Thursday, February 23, for the benefit of ECAC student-athletes during an Olympic qualifying year.
January 11, 2012
Asa S. Bushnell Intern Bryan Montgomery Profiled in "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" #6
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference sits down with Asa S. Bushnell Intern for Communications Bryan Montgomery in the sixth edition of the "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" segment.
January 6, 2012
Corporate Partner CHA Tabs Ray Rudolph, Jr., PE, New Chief Executive Officer
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) congratulates corporate partner Clough, Harbour & Associates on the appointment of Ray Rudolph, Jr., PE as Chief Executive Officer, which was announced by the company recently.
January 6, 2012
Rhody's Kevin McGinniss is the Subject of ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors #5
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference sits down with University of Rhode Island associate athletics director and ECAC Board member Kevin McGinniss, in the fifth installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."
January 5, 2012
NERC Registration Procedures Open to Participating Coaches
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference director of rowing Gary Caldwell has announced that registration for the 2012 ECAC New England Rowing Championships (NERC) will be open until January 20.
January 5, 2012
ECAC NIRC Registration Procedures Open to Participating Coaches
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference director of rowing Gary Caldwell has announced that registration for the 2012 ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) is currently open.
January 3, 2012
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" with Kevin Cumberbatch, Worcester State University
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The fourth installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" highlights Worcester State University women's soccer coach Kevin Cumberbatch, who wrapped up his fourth season with the Lancers this fall.
January 3, 2012
Commissioner Keeling Making Radio Appearance on Winter Classic Broadcast
PHILADELPHIA—Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) commissioner Rudy Keeling will be making a guest appearance on a radio broadcast of the college hockey outdoor Winter Classic game between Neumann and Penn State universities.
December 22, 2011
Happy Holiday Greetings from the ECAC
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The staff of the Eastern College Athletic Conference wishes you holiday greetings and we hope that you have a safe, enjoyable Happy New Year.
December 19, 2011
Saint Michael's Student-Athletes Organize and Produce "It Gets Better" Video
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College student-athletes recently contributed to the It Gets Better Project, completing a video they scripted and produced as part of a cause responding to the suicides of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) youths who had been bullied.
December 14, 2011
ECAC Member Utica College is the Subject of a CNN News & Views Piece
UTICA, N.Y. – CNN News & Views (formerly Headline News) featured Utica College's seventh annual Teddy Bear Toss on its “Take A Look At This” segment which aired recently and can be viewed at cnn.com, or on CNN”s YouTube page. The Teddy Bear Toss is the final story in the feature (advance to the 48 second marker).
December 12, 2011
ECAC Member University of New England Campaigns for Prostate Cancer Awareness
BIDDEFORD, Maine -- The University of New England men's basketball team recently completed its month-long pledge to support "Movember," an international prostate cancer awareness campaign. The institution last week appeared in a National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) news feed.
December 7, 2011
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" Feature #3 with Bowdoin's Ellery Gould
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference sits down with Bowdoin College two-sport standout Ellery Gould, who is from East Sandwich (Sandwich High School), in the third installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."
December 6, 2011
Revamped ECACSports.com Goes Live!
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) launched a redesigned ecacsports.com this week, working with corporate partner PrestoSports to create a sharper, more accessible website.
December 5, 2011
ECAC Ushers in Blogging Tool for the First Time
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference on Monday expanded its social media profile with the debut of its blogging tool on the site Wordpress.com. Several ECAC staffers will serve as bloggers to give readers an in-depth, humanizing view of their areas regarding the organization.
December 2, 2011
Castleton's Courtney Chadburn Named CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year Award Winner for Women's Soccer
CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton State College senior forward Courtney Chadburn has been chosen as the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America® of the Year award winner for NCAA Division III women's soccer, it was announced this week.
November 30, 2011
ECAC Announces Video Play of the Week Initiative; Fans will Vote for Best Clips
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference Wednesday rolled out information about a new feature, the ECAC Video Play of the Week, designed to showcase exciting plays throughout the ECAC membership. Officials from ECAC institutions are invited to submit their teams’ videos so that they can be entered into a nominating pool for fans to vote on the most exciting play of the week.
November 29, 2011
"Getting to Know" Asa S. Bushnell Intern for Championships Jason Mlodzianowski in ECAC Spotlight
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference rolls out another edition of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" in a Q&A format that examines the experiences and career paths of coaches, administrators, support staff and student-athletes within the ECAC footprint.
November 29, 2011
Three ECAC Officials to Work International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three women from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Officiating Bureau are among 22 Americans that will serve as referees or linesmen at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships in 2012, it was announced recently by USA Hockey.
November 22, 2011
Norwich Men's Ice Hockey Student-Athlete Featured by NCAA
INDIANAPOLIS--Senior captain Shawn Baker of the Norwich University men's ice hockey team is the subject of a feature story that appears on the NCAA website, as well as on the cover of the Fall 2011 issue of NCAA Champion Magazine.
November 22, 2011
ECAC Fans: Receive Discounted Merchandise at Modell's Sporting Goods
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) is helping online visitors to its family of four websites receive discounted merchandise from Modell’s Sporting Goods. This promotion runs Nov. 23 to Dec. 22, and is valid at all store locations.
November 18, 2011
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" Feature Makes Debut
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The ECAC today launched a new feature "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" in a Q&A format that examines the experiences and career paths of coaches, administrators, support staff and student-athletes within the ECAC footprint.
November 15, 2011
Division I Cross Country Championships Program is Available Online
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The program for the 2011 IC4A/ECAC Cross Country Championships is available for download as a PDF document. The races will be held on Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y.
November 15, 2011
Nazareth to Join ECAC West in Men's Ice Hockey
CENTERVILLE, Mass. -- Slowly but surely the pieces are beginning to fall into place for Nazareth College's men's ice hockey team. The Golden Flyers, set to begin intercollegiate play in 2012, have been accepted for membership into the ECAC West.
November 9, 2011
Commissioner Keeling Announces Office Staff Restructuring
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) commissioner Rudy Keeling announced on Wednesday that the office staff at the Asa S. Bushnell Center has undergone an administrative restructuring. “These changes in job titles and responsibilities were made under careful consideration to help better serve the ECAC membership,” Commissioner Keeling said.
November 4, 2011
ECAC Announces Relaunch of Twitter Feed for Fall Championships
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference announces the re-launch of its official ECAC Twitter page, @ECACChamps. Twitter will be the home of instant ECAC Championships results.
November 4, 2011
Gampa Joins the ECAC as Interim Director of Marketing
CENTERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 4, 2011) – Eastern College Athletic Conference commissioner Rudy Keeling has announced the hiring of Holly Gampa as the interim director of marketing. Gampa, who founded All Worldwide Travel in 1997, is a veteran of managing sales and building professional relationships. At the ECAC, she will be charged with securing new business partners, cultivating and developing client relations and fulfillment.
October 28, 2011
ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field Standards Have Been Announced
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announces qualifying standards for the 2012 ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
ECAC Lacrosse Announces Multi-Year Marketing Agreement with Pattison Sports Group
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Lacrosse League Commissioner Rudy Keeling announced today that the league has reached a three-year agreement with Pattison Sports Group.
"ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors" with Towson University Gymnast Kacy Catanzaro
CENTERVILLE, Mass.-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference sat down with Towson University standout senior gymnast Kacy Catanzaro in this week's installment of "ECAC Spotlight: Getting to Know our Neighbors."