DANBURY, CT - When Western Connecticut State University opens its new men's and women's cross country season this September, Ed Lucas will be at the helm of both programs, announced WestConn Director of Athletics and Recreation Lori R. Mazza on Tuesday.
NORFOLK, VA - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 710 teams to its Scholar All-America list for the Spring 2018 Semester. The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team is among the 174 women's Division III teams to make the list. The Colonials come in with a 3.27 team grade-point average.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Western Connecticut State University finished in seventh place in the 2017-18 Little East Conference Commissioner's Cup standings. The Colonioals captured the men's soccer regular-season and tournament titles last fall, while the women's soccer program won the tournament crown after sharing the regular-season title with Eastern Connecticut State University.
DANBURY, CT - Former Western Connecticut State University Director of Athletics, Ed Farrington, will be inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics at the 2018 Convention on June 30.
WESTON, MA - The New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Spring All-Academic Team. Western Connecticut State University's Rachel Peet (Redding, CT) and Olivia Sosnoski (Westport, CT) were honored on this spring's team.
PAWTUCKET, RI - Eighteen Western Connecticut State University student athletes have been named to the 2018 Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team, announced LEC Assistant Commissioner Darryl Konicki on Friday.
DANBURY, CT – Former Western Connecticut State University guard Charles “Guy” Rancourt (’97) has been named the Colonials’ 12th Head Men’s Basketball Coach at his alma mater, announced Director of Athletics and Recreation Lori R. Mazza.
DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior Kevin Keiser (Danbury, CT) will have the opportunity to play one more game as he was selected to compete in the 2018 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West All-Star Game on Friday, June 1.
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PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University senior catcher Zach Sagar (Trumbull, CT) and junior outfielder Kyle MacLean (Southington, CT) have been named to the 2018 Little East Conference Baseball All-Conference Team, announced LEC Assistant Commissioner Darryl Konicki on Tuesday.
DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse program, under the guidance of third-year head coach Ryan Cavanagh, will host the Hat City Lacrosse Shootout at the school's Westside Athletic Complex on August 4 and 5.
Weston, MA - The New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 All-Sportsmanship Team. Our 21 member women’s teams and 13 member men’s teams take pride in the sportsmanship behaviors of our student-athletes both in the pool and in the campus community.
DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University honored several student-athletes at its 17th annual Athletics Awards Banquet at the William A. O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center on Tuesday evening.
PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's Sara Tenke (Glen Cove, NY), Kayla Nowak (Northford, CT) and Tori Dugan (Norwalk, CT) have been selected to the 2018 Little East Conference Softball All-Conference Team, announced on Thursday.
DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) learned on Wednesday that she was a champion. The NCAA confirmed that the sharp-shooting guard led the nation in three-point shots made, attempted and made per game, this past season.
PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's Lauren Bradshaw (Bethel, CT) and Brooke Baldelli (New Fairfield, CT) have been named to the 2018 Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse All-Conference First and Second Teams, respectively.
DANBURY, CT - In a campus-wide effort to provide a sustainable environment, WestConn Athletics will provide its daily game programs in a digital format. This includes tonight's Athletics Awards Banquet Program.
PLYMOUTH, NH – After downing a formidable Wesleyan team on Wednesday, the Western Connecticut State University baseball team concluded the season with a doubleheader sweep at Little East Conference foe Plymouth State on Saturday afternoon. The Colonials edged the Panthers in the opener, 5-4, before rallying to capture the nightcap, 11-10. With the pair of wins, WestConn rebounded from a weather plagued first half and finished the regular season at 16-19 overall and 3-11 in league play.
PLYMOUTH, NH – After splitting a pair of games in the Little East Conference postseason tournament yesterday, the fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University softball squad had an opportunity to reach the title game of the double elimination tournament on Saturday. However, the Colonials dropped a heartbreaker to top-seeded host Plymouth State, 5-4. With the loss, the season came to an end at 17-24-1 overall, while the Panthers improved to 26-14, advancing where they would lose to sixth-seeded UMass-Boston, who captured the tournament crown.
PLYMOUTH, NH - The fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University softball team edged fifth-seeded UMass-Dartmouth, 6-5, before falling to sixth-seeded UMass-Boston in a dramatic extra inning contest, 7-6, in the Little East Conference postseason tournament on Friday. With the split, the Colonials dropped to 17-23-1 overall. They return to action in the double elimination tournament tomorrow at 10 a.m. against top-seeded host Plymouth State. The winner advances to meet UMass-Boston in the championship game at Noon.
PLYMOUTH, NH - Sophomore shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bethel, CT) went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a pair of runs batted in to help the Western Connecticut State University softball team defeat the University of Southern Maine, 4-2 in the opening round of the Little East Conference double-elimination softball tournament at Panther Field on Thursday afternoon.
DANBURY, CT – After outmuscling Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham yesterday, the Western Connecticut State University baseball squad edged visiting non-conference foe Wesleyan University, 8-7, on Wednesday evening at Westside Field. Senior Clete LoRusso (New Milford, CT) led the Colonials with three hits which included a pair of doubles off the center field wall, while classmate relief pitcher Taylor Donofrio (Terryville, CT) cemented the win with his record-setting seventh save of the season.
KEENE, NH - Only down by a pair of goals when the first half ended, the Western Connnecticut State University women's lacrosse team fell to the third-seeded Keene State College, 17-5 in the quarterfinals of the Little East Conference Tournament on Tuesday afternoon.
DANBURY, CT – Seniors Joel Luna (Queens Village, NY) and Zach Sagar (Trumbull, CT) racked up three hits apiece to lead the Western Connecticut State University baseball squad to a 14-8 victory over visiting non-conference opponent Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham on Tuesday afternoon at Westside Field. With the win, the Colonials improved to 13-19 overall, while the Devils dropped to 10-27.
PROVIDENCE, RI – After winning its previous four matches, the fifth-seeded Western Connecticut State University men’s tennis squad saw its winning streak and season come to an end as they fell at fourth-seeded Rhode Island College, 5-3, in the Little East Conference postseason tournament quarterfinal round on Tuesday afternoon.
PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University junior Kyle MacLean (Southington, CT) and freshman Caroline Galligan (Marshfield, MA) have been named Little East Conference Baseball Player of the Week and Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday.
DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University baseball team pounded out 17 hits and held on to defeat The College of New Rochelle, 13-11, in a non-conference slugfest at Westside Field on Monday afternoon.