Defending champions Elms College and reigning regular season champions Endicott College tied for the top spot in the 2019 NECC Men’s Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll, with each school collecting 60 points.
Elms College swimming picked up three wins on Wednesday afternoon in Partyka Natatorium as the Blazer women swept a double-dual against Western New England (129-123) and Colby-Sawyer (135-99) while the men topped Colby-Sawyer by a score of 88-45.
After propelling Elms to three consecutive wins in a five-day span, Blazer freshman Justin Feliciano was honored as the New England Collegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
Nine letterwinners return for the Blazers in 2019, including 2018 AVCA National Freshman of the Year and Honorable Mention All-American Jovanny Torres (Juncos, P.R.) and fellow first-team All-NECC honoree Jeremy Torres (Juncos, P.R.).
Elms College freshman Will Leach (Washington, D.C.) was recognized as the New England Collegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Nov. 18, the league announced Monday.
Michal Ohradka (Feeding Hills, Mass.) went off for 22 points but it wasn’t enough to lift the Elms College men’s basketball team to victory, as the Blazers fell to Hunter 81-64 in the consolation game of the John K. Adams Tip-Off Classic at Rutgers-Newark on Sunday.
Elms College senior Danielle Redding became the first Blazer women’s volleyball player to surpass the 1,000-kill milestone as the Blazers cruised to a 3-0 win over Dean in New England Collegiate Conference action on Thursday night.
For the third time this fall, Elms College junior Emily Guillerault has been recognized as the New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
Two days after picking up New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week honors, Elms College senior Jeszenia McGuire was recognized as an honorable mention NFHCA Division III National Offensive Player of the Week.
After scoring two critical goals in an overtime win over Fitchburg State and assisting another in the New England Collegiate Conference opener, Elms College freshman Sydney Goodwin (Lawrence, Mass.) was selected as the NECC Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week.