Conference Headlines

  • Coast Guard's Hassell Earns Coaching Fellowship With the Carolina Panthers
    July 18, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Shaakira Hassell, the Coast Guard Academy head strength and conditioning coach, has been selected for the Bill Walsh Minority and Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Carolina Panthers.
  • Rocky Batty Named Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Babson College
    July 17, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch announced the hiring of Rocky Batty as the new head men's lacrosse coach on Wednesday. Batty replaces Brendan Gorman, who resigned in May after leading the program for nine seasons. 
  • Six NEWMAC Institutional Nominees for NCAA Woman of the Year Announced
    July 03, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass – A total of six women have been nominated by their institutions to represent the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as its NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. The conference Athletic Directors select the NEWMAC representatives which will be announced in late July. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors student-athletes based on academics, athletics, service and leadership.
  • MIT Track/XC Place Seven on Google Cloud Academic All-American Teams
    June 22, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas - The MIT men's and women's track and field/cross country teams have had seven student-athletes earn 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American honors, as selected by CoSIDA. The Google Cloud Academic All-America program recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • MIT Softball Honored With NFCA New England Coaching Staff of the Year Award
    June 18, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After winning the Cambridge Regional, the Williamstown Super Regional and finishing seventh at the 2018 NCAA Division III Softball Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma two weeks ago, the MIT softball coaching staff has been named as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) New England Coaching Staff of the Year. This is the second time in three seasons that head coach Jen Williams and her staff have been honored with this award.
  • MIT's Chen and Kohrs Garner Academic All-America At-Large Honors
    June 14, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) saw two MIT student-athletes earn Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large honors last week. Jessica Chen of the swimming and diving team earned First Team honors while Elysa Kohrs of women's tennis took home Second Team accolades. Both Chen and Kohrs received these honors for the first time in their careers.
  • Four NEWMAC Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-America At-Large Honors
    June 14, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas - The New England Women's and Men's Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) saw a total of one men's tennis and three men's swimming and diving student-athletes garner Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large honors this week. WPI's Jack Bauer, MIT's Bouke Edskes and Sam Solomon took home First Team accolades while MIT's Tyler Barr was honored on Second Team. Bauer earned his second career Academic All-America award while Solomon, Edskes and Barr received honors for the first time in their career.
  • NEWMAC Position Announcement
    June 08, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Coordinator of Sports Administration and Communications. For more information regarding this position as well as the full application through Emerson College please click HERE. 
  • Four NEWMAC Softball Student-Athletes Garner Google Cloud Academic All-America Honors
    June 12, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (June 5, 2018) - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) saw a total of four softball student-athletes garner Google Cloud Academic All-America honors last week. MIT's Katie Shade took home First Team honors while her teammate Sarah Von Ahn claimed Second Team accolades. Springfield's Kirsten Drobiak and WPI's Ama Biney were selected as Third Team honorees. Shade, Von Ahn and Drobiak received this honor for the first time in their career while Biney earned her second Academic All-America nod.
  • MIT's Johnston Named as Google Cloud Third Team Academic All-American
    June 12, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (June 5) -- MIT sophomore outfielder Matt Johnston (Portola Valley, Calif.) has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). This program honors the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
  • Final Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Announced, NEWMAC See's Three in Top 100, MIT Highlights at No. 2
    June 01, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - On Thursday the final standings for the 2017-18 Learfield Directors' Cup was announced. The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) saw a total of three institutions in the Top 100 and two in the Top 25. MIT highlighted the standings with an impressive second place finish while Springfield took No. 22 followed by Babson at No. 99. The second place finish for the Engineers marks the highest in MIT's history with a total of 1001.5 points.
  • MIT Women Claim 2017-18 NEWMAC Presidents Cup for Fourth Consecutive Year
    May 30, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. – For the fourth consecutive year, MIT has been honored with the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Presidents Cup, as announced at the conference’s annual meetings by WPI President Laurie Leshin along with NEWMAC President and WPI Director of Athletics Dana Harmon. The Engineers captured an impressive nine women’s postseason championships during the 2017-18 academic year. 
  • MIT Men Claim 2017-18 NEWMAC Presidents Cup for Third Consecutive Year
    May 30, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. – For the fifth time since its inaugural year (2012-2013) MIT has been honored with the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Presidents Cup, as announced at the conference’s annual meetings by WPI President Laurie Leshin along with NEWMAC President and WPI Director of Athletics Dana Harmon. The Engineers captured five men’s postseason championships during the 2017-18 academic year, as well as one regular season title.
  • Wellesley and WPI Highlight NCAA Rowing National Championship
    May 26, 2018
    SARASOTA, Fla - On Saturday afternoon the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) was proud to see two teams compete at the NCAA Division III Rowing National Championship. Wellesley finished as the National Runner Up while WPI followed closely behind to take bronze in the regatta.
  • Kohrs, Rickeman End Season at NCAA Division III Championships
    May 25, 2018
    The Lead: On Friday at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, the No. 11 MIT women's tennis season came to a close as senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Libby Rickeman(Wayzata, Minn.) were each knocked out of the bracket after earning All-American honors. Kohrs fell in the quarterfinals of the singles tourney, while Kohrs and Rickeman dropped their quarterfinal doubles match.
  • No. 20 Softball Finishes Season Seventh at NCAA Division III Championship
    May 25, 2018
    The Lead: The MIT softball team saw its run in the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament come to a close this afternoon as the Engineers were edged by No. 21 Ithaca College by a 3-2 score in eight innings in Oklahoma City.
  • MIT's Carol Matsuzaki Named as Wilson ITA National Coach of the Year
    May 25, 2018
    TEMPE, Ariz. (May 24) -- MIT women's tennis head coach Carol Matsuzaki has been named as the Wilson ITA Division III National Coach of the Year, as announced by the ITA Office this week. This is the first time that Matsuzaki has earned national Coach of the Year honors.
  • WPI's Biney and MIT's Nasser Collect NFCA All-America Honors
    May 25, 2018
    OKLAHOMA CITY — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced the 45 players chosen for the 2018 NFCA NCAA Division III All-America softball teams this week. Those selected were honored Wednesday night during the NCAA Division III Championship banquet at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown in Oklahoma City. The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) was proud to see two student-athletes represented as WPI's Ama Biney garnered First Team honors while MIT's Ravenne Nasser took home Third Team honors.
  • Wheaton's Raposo and Babson's Arena Collect All-America Honors
    May 25, 2018
    WESTFORD, Mass. - This week the ABCA and D3baseball.com announced their annual All-America honors. Wheaton's Nick Rapaso was named to both ACBA/Rawlings and D3baseball.com Second Team All-America while Babson's Ryan Arena earned D3baseball.com Third Team All-America honors.
  • MIT's Kohrs and Rickeman Earn All-American Honors and Advance to Friday
    May 24, 2018
    The Lead: Senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) earned a berth in the NCAA Singles Championship quarterfinals on Thursday evening in Claremont, California. Kohrs advances to the third round for the second time in her career. In addition, the duo of Kohrs and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) advanced to the doubles national quarterfinals with a thrilling three-set win. For their performances, the duo each earned All-American honors as Kohrs is an All-American in singles and doubles, along with doubles for Rickeman.
  • No. 20 MIT Falls to No. 16 Luther, 6-3, in NCAA Softball Championship Opener
    May 24, 2018
    The Lead: Trailing 5-0, the No. 20 MIT softball team rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth but ultimately fell to No. 16 Luther College, 6-3, in the opening game for both teams at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament in Oklahoma City. The Engineers will now play No. 21 Ithaca College in an elimination game tomorrow at 11:00 am, while the Norse will play No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan University in the winner's bracket tomorrow at 7:00 pm. 
  • Seven NEWMAC Student-Athletes Chosen to Attend NCAA Career in Sports Forum
    May 22, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the ninth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 230 current student-athletes, NCAA scholarship and grant recipients, all with an interest in working within the sports industry, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis May 31 – June 3. It is with great excitement the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announces the seven attendees from the league that were selected to attend this year.
  • No. 11 Women's Tennis Falls to CMS in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 21, 2018
    The Lead: In the NCAA National Quarterfinal on Monday evening, the No. 11 MIT women’s tennis team dropped a 5-0 final to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a match at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. 
  • No. 21/23 Babson Baseball Drops Two to Misericordia in NCAA Tournament York Regional Championship Round
    May 21, 2018
    YORK, Pa.—No. 21 Collegeiate Baseball/No. 23 D3baseball.com Babson College saw its season come to a close one victory short of the Division III College World Series as it suffered back-to-back losses to Misericordia University in the championship round of the York Regional on Monday afternoon at PeoplesBank Park. 
  • SUPER REGIONAL CHAMPS! MIT Softball Comes From Behind to Defeat Williams in Super Regional Finale
    May 20, 2018
    The Lead: For the second time in three seasons, the MIT softball team has won a Super Regional Championship and has advanced to the NCAA Division III National Championship, which will take place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma next week as the 20th-ranked Engineers came from behind to defeat No. 12 Williams, 7-5, on Sunday afternoon at the Williamstown Super Regional.
  • No. 21/23 Babson Baseball Edges Union in Extra Innings for 13th Straight Win at York Regional, 5-4
    May 18, 2018
    YORK, Pa.—Sophomore Sean Harrington (Walpole, Mass.) scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning as No. 21 Collegiate Baseball/No. 23 D3baseball.com rallied to defeat Union College, 5-4, in a winner’s bracket contest at the NCAA Tournament York Regional inside PeoplesBank Park late Friday night. 
  • No. 20 MIT & No. 12 Williams Split Super Regional Doubleheader on Friday
    May 18, 2018
    The Lead: On the opening day of the 2018 Williamstown Super Regional, the No. 20 MIT softball team split two games with No. 12 Williams College to force a winner take all game three, which is scheduled for Sundayafternoon at a time to be determined later. The Engineers took game one, 4-2, before being edged by the Ephs, 1-0, in the nightcap.
  • No. 21/23 Babson Baseball Outlasts Catholic in NCAA Tournament York Regional Opener, 12-11
    May 17, 2018
    BEL AIR, Md.—Senior Mark Webber (Norwell, Mass.) drove in junior Brian McHale (Ramsey, N.J.) with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to lift No. 21 Collegiate Baseball/No. 23 D3baseball.com Babson College to a 12-11 win over Catholic University in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament York Regional on Thursday night. 
  • Special Awards Salute: Coast Guard's Jason Southard Receives CoSIDA 25-Year Award
    Now in his 23rd year as the Director of Athletic Media Relations at the Coast Guard Academy, Southard is a cornerstone of the Coast Guard Department of Athletics. He also is the longest tenured media relations professional in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and is serving as the President of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) this academic year.
  • Wellesley and WPI to Represent NEWMAC at NCAA Rowing Championship
    May 16, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Committee has selected the institutions that will compete in the 2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships. The NEWMAC is pleased to announce two institutions will represent the conference at the championship as Wellesley earned the automatic qualifier while WPI recieved an at-large into the regatta.
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