A pair of Nighthawks seniors, Ethan Forrest (East Bridgewater, Mass.) and Ian Hruniak (Lutz, Fla.) finish their career on the All-Conference First Team as announced by the New England Collegiate Conference Office on Tuesday afternoon.
Nighthawks freshman goalie Keely Molloy (Staten Island, N.Y.) was named to the New England Collegiate Conference All-Sportsmanship Team as voted by the member schools of the NECC, announced by the Conference Office on Monday afternoon.
Five members of the Nighthawks softball program have earned All-Conference accolades as members of the All-NECC Teams as announced by the New England Collegiate Conference Office on Monday morning.
The goal was simple entering the day for both teams, a single win for the Lesley Lynx would give them the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. For the Newbury Nighthawks, they were in need of two victories to clinch the New England Collegiate Conference Crown. Following a third straight comeback win for the Nighthawks, the season came down to a final, winner-take-all, game.
BOSTON, Mass. - The Newbury Nighthawks needed a pair of comebacks to stay alive in the New England Collegiate Conference Championships, while the Lesley University Lynx rolled to the final's in the winner's bracket on Saturday afternoon at Sweeney Field at Wentworth.
A three-run sixth inning but the Wildcats brought them back from two runs down as Bay Path advances in the winner's bracket with a 5-4 victory over the top-seed, Newbury Nighthawks, on Thursday night at Sweeney Field.
A seven-run opening inning, all with two outs, was the catalyst for the Nighthawks offense as the top-seeded Nighthawks are moving on to the NECC Semifinal, Double Elimination Bracket via a 13-3 victory over the No. 8 seed Southern Vermont Mountaineers on Tuesday afternoon at Grant Field.
Following a 16-2 conference season, the Newbury Nighthawks have earned their first Regular Season Championship in program history, resulting in the No. 1 seed in the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament.