The Newbury Nighthawks season came to an end on Friday night as the Lesley Lynx move forward in the New England Collegiate Conference Playoffs with a 9-3 victory in the loser's bracket of the NECC Tournament from Sweeney Field at Wentworth.
Pilgrims freshman Daelyn Ross (Freeport, N.Y.) proved why she was the conference's Rookie of the Year, finishing a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and home run, as the second-seeded New England College Pilgrims defeated the sixth-seeded Newbury Nighthawks, 9-0, in the semifinals of the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament.
The breakout season continues for Nighthawks junior Averi Johnson (Oregon City, Ore.) as her two-run home run in the top of the seventh provided the game-winning runs as the sixth-seeded Newbury Nighthawks upset the third-seeded Becker Hawks, 8-7, on Tuesday afternoon in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference Playoffs.
Nighthawks senior Alexis Vieira (Pawtucket, R.I.) and juniors Arianna Gooden (Bakersfield, Calif.) and Averi Johnson (Oregon City, Ore.) all earned a spot on the All-New England Collegiate Conference Second Team, as announced by the NECC Office on Tuesday afternoon and voted by the coaches of the NECC. Newbury freshman Caroline Mahoney (Easton, Mass.) grabbed a spot on the All-NECC Third Team.
In his final season, Nighthawks senior pitcher Mark Travers (Norwood, Mass.) earned his way on to the All-New England Collegiate Conference Third Team, as announced by the NECC Office on Tuesday morning and voted on by the coaches of the NECC.
The Nighthawks Men's and Women's Track & Field programs made it back-to-back New England Collegiate Conference Championships on Sunday afternoon at the NECC Championship Meet, hosted at Regis College as a part of the Interconference Championship Alliance Meet.
The final playoff spot in the New England Collegiate Conference postseason was on the line on Sunday as the Newbury Nighthawks and Mitchell Mariners played a doubleheader to finish the regular season. The Nighthawks needed a sweep to take the six-seed, while any Mariners win would give them the last spot in the postseason. Additionally, the Nighthawks honored seniors Madison Elliott (Windham, Maine), Alexis Vieira (Pawtucket, R.I.), and Noelle Sass (Randolph, Mass.) for Senior Day.
The New England College baseball team secured the second seed heading into the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) playoff tournament after sweeping Newbury College on Sunday afternoon.
The Newbury Nighthawks and Lesley Lynx split a pair of games on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play from the New England Baseball Complex. Prior to the games, Nighthawks senior Mark Travers (Norwood, Mass.) and David Center (Medford, Mass.) were honored for their four years in the Nighthawks program.
The New England College softball team tied a program record for wins in a single season after sweeping the Nighthawks of Newbury College on Senior Day in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) play, Saturday afternoon.