Newbury College tops the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women’s Track & Field Preseason Coaches Poll, as the NECC enters its first year of sponsorship of outdoor track & field. Newbury collected 14 total points, including three first-place votes.
Newbury College tops the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Men’s Track & Field Preseason Coaches Poll, as the NECC enters its first year of sponsorship of Outdoor Track & Field. Newbury collected 21 total points, including two first-place votes. The Nighthawks are headed up by coach Henry Morales and will look to returners Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.), Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) and Rory Dobbins (Warwick, R.I.) to be key performers.
For the third consecutive season, Nighthawks now-senior Noelle Sass (Randolph, Mass.) has been named a Division III Preseason All-American by Fastpitch News. It's her second consecutive nomination to the Preseason All-American Second Team, after being named to the same team in the 2018 preseason.
After being named the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) has added the New England Women's Basketball Association Player of the Week Award to her weekly resumé.
Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) took an inbound pass in the right corner and hit a spinning fadeaway 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds remaining, marking their third straight win in February with an 89-86 win over the Bridgewater State Bears on Monday night.
Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) had one of her best weekly performances of the season, leading to her nomination to the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, for the week ending on February 10.
After six losses to open the 2019 season, the Nighthawks men's volleyball program swept a pair of matches on Sunday afternoon at Northern Vermont at Johnson State. In addition to the two wins, Newbury picked up a New England Collegiate Conference win over Southern Vermont in the first match of the day, putting them at 2-6 (1-0 NECC) this season.
Nighthawks senior Savannah Olsen (Battle Creek, Mich.) finished with 12 points and became the Newbury Women's Basketball All-Time Leading Scorer, but the Newbury Nighthawks suffered an 82-72 loss at New England College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) scored a game-high 34 points, leading the Nighthawks offense to a 94-88 victory over the Eastern Nazarene Lions on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action.