The Newbury College Department of Athletics announced today that Director of Sports Medicine Danny Borrero has resigned from his position at Newbury College to accept a role at Mike Boyle's Strength & Conditioning.
The NECC announced its 2018 Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference teams and major award winners on Tuesday morning. The awards were voted on by the conference’s eight coaches following the conclusion of the regular season. Seven of the eight conference schools are represented on the all-conference teams, with Wheelock College and Elms College leading the way with seven and six honorees, respectively.
The NECC announced its 2018 Baseball All-Conference teams and major award winners on Monday afternoon. The awards were voted on by the conference’s seven coaches following the conclusion of the regular season. All seven of the conference schools are represented on the all-conference teams, led by Mitchell College with 10 All-Conference selections, seven of which were first-team honorees.
The NECC announced its 2018 Softball All-Conference teams and major award winners on Monday afternoon. The awards were voted on by the conference’s nine coaches following the conclusion of the regular season, with eight of the nine conference schools being represented on the all-conference teams.
In the first appearance for any Nighthawk track & field athlete in program history, Nighthawks freshmen Taymise Sanders and Desiree Snead participated in the finals of the NCAA Division III New England Track & Field Championships on Saturday afternoon, hosted by MIT.
Newbury fell in the double-elimination tournament with a pair of losses in the NECC Playoffs on Saturday
Nighthawks junior Noelle Sass (Randolph, Mass.) batted a perfect 3-for-3 including two home runs and five RBIs, helping the Newbury Nighthawks to a 12-4 victory over the Lesley Lynx in six innings on Thursday evening in the winner's bracket of the New England Collegiate Conference Playoffs, hosted at Regis College.
For the sixth consecutive season, the Newbury Nighthawks advanced to the double-elimination portion of the New England Collegiate Conference Championships and will chase their first Conference Championship in program history. Ahead of the No. 4 seed Nighthawks are the No. 1 seed Lesley University Lynx, the No. 2 seed Becker College Hawks, and the No. 3 seed Bay Path University Wildcats. The Lynx and Wildcats qualified for Championship Weekend last season, with Lesley claiming the title, while the Hawks will draw on their 2016 Championship as their recent success.
A fifth-inning sacrifice fly by Nighthawks junior Alexis Vieira (Pawtucket, R.I.) turned out to be the difference maker in a low scoring affair as the Newbury Nighthawks advance to the New England Collegiate Conference Semifinals by virtue of a 3-2 win over the Elms Blazers on Tuesday afternoon from Hellenic Diamond.
Wildcats senior Kaylee Herring (Worcester, Vt.) and freshman Samantha Rubacha (Feeding Hills, Mass.) each scored a hat trick, as Bay Path held off the late charge of the Newbury Nighthawks with an 11-10 win on Tuesday evening in the New England Collegiate Conference Quarterfinals from Ryan Field.