Athletics News

  • Sports Communications Staff Selected For AVCA Regional Media Honor
    July 06, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - July 12, 2018 - The Springfield College Sports Communication Department was recently recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its successful efforts in the advancement and promotion of the sport of volleyball. The College earned NCAA Division III Sports Information Director Regional Honors during the announcement of the annual AVCA Grant Burger Media Award. 
  • Springfield College Remembers Lindsay Bugbee Crosby '08
    July 09, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - July 10, 2018 - Springfield College is saddened of the sudden and unexpected passing of Lindsay Bugbee Crosby '08, which occurred on July 4th at Hartford Hospital surrounded by her family.
  • Clark '15 to Represent Springfield College on American Ninja Warrior
    July 09, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - July 9, 2018 - Former standout gymnast Abby Clark '15 will represent Springfield College in Season 10 of American Ninja Warrior, an American sports entertainment competition, as the Holderness, N.H. native will compete in the Minneapolis, Minn. qualifier, to be aired on Monday, July 9 at 8 p.m. EDT. 
  • 2018-19 Springfield College Athletics Initial Team Meeting Information
    July 06, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - July 6, 2018 - For those who are interested in being a member of any of our athletic programs at Springfield College this upcoming year, it's recommended that you attend the initial team meeting for the sport you are interested in, or contact the head coach directly.
  • Springfield College's Kayleigh Helgesen Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year
    July 05, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - July 5, 2018 - Recent Springfield College graduate Kayleigh Helgesen (Oceanside, Calif.) was nominated for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, which honors graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
  • Springfield College Athletics Graduate Assistants Land Jobs For Upcoming Year
    May 29, 2018
    The Springfield College Department of Athletics is fortunate enough to have graduate assistants, that while pursuing a Masters degree, also work as coaches, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and administrators. 
  • Chad Stoloff Resigns As Men's and Women's Tennis Coach; Accepts Position at the University of Northern Colorado
    June 28, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 29, 2018 - Springfield College men's and women's tennis head coach Chad Stoloff has resigned to accept the head women's tennis coach position at the University of Northern Colorado.  A national search for his successor will begin immediately. 
  • Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Named CSCAA Division III Scholar Teams
    June 26, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. - June 26, 2018 - Honored for their hard work both in the classroom and in the pool, the Springfield College men's and women's swimming and diving programs earned Collegiate Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America team honors, announced last week.
  • Men's Volleyball Claims NCAA Division III Hitting Percentage and Winning Percentage Titles
    June 22, 2018
    Indianapolis, Ind. - June 22, 2018 - For the seventh-consecutive season, the Springfield College men's volleyball program had the highest team hitting percentage in all of Division III, and had the best winning percentage in the country for the second-straight season, according to the final NCAA National Rankings. 
  • Reynolds Selected as USILA Scholar All-America Recipient
    June 21, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 21, 2018 - Springfield College's Jake Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) was recognized with United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Scholar All-America honors after a standout 2018 season on the field and in the classroom.
  • Giorgio Tabbed Lindy's Preseason National Defensive Player of the Year; Joins Bainter on Preseason National Watch List
    June 20, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 20, 2018 - With the 2018 college football season on the horizon, a pair of Springfield College football student-athletes garnered national attention this preseason.  According to Lindy's Sports Annuals College Football Preview, both Nick Giorgio (Cumberland, R.I.) and Nick Bainter (East Bridgewater, Mass.) were chosen to the 2018 Preseason All-Division III Team, while Giorgio was tabbed the Lindy's 2018 Preseason National Defensive Player of the Year.  
  • Springfield College Mourns the Passing of Honorary Men's Lacrosse Teammate Alex Blais
    June 13, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 13, 2018 - With heavy hearts, Springfield College mourns the passing of Alex Blais, an honorary teammate of the men's lacrosse program that was partnered with the Pride via Team IMPACT. Alex, a 12-year-old boy from East Longmeadow, Mass., had spent the last two seasons as an avid supporter of the Pride amidst his long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
  • Wrestling Produces Ninth-Best Team Grade Point Average in Division III; Fusco Named Scholar All-America
    June 11, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 12, 2018 - The Springfield College wrestling team produced the ninth-best team grade point average among Division III wrestling programs, as the National Wrestling Coaches Association released its Top 30 Division III All-Academic teams.  Additionally, Joe Fusco (Billerica, Mass.) was named a NWCA Scholar All-America for the second-straight year.
  • Goslin Named Springfield College Student Trustee-elect for 2018-19 Academic Year
    June 08, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 8, 2018 - Dr. Mary-Beth Cooper, the 13th President of Springfield College, is pleased to announce that sophomore Alex Goslin (South Windsor, Conn.) has been named Springfield College Student Trustee-elect for the 2018-19 academic year. 
  • Tim Hartung Named Full-Time Assistant Cross Country/Distance Coach at Springfield College
    June 06, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 8, 2018 - Springfield College Director of Athletics, Dr. Craig Poisson, is pleased to announce that Tim Hartung has been named the full-time assistant men's and women's cross country/distance coach at Springfield College.
  • Drobiak Picks Up Google Cloud Academic All-America Honors, Selected by CoSIDA
    June 07, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 7, 2018 - Recent graduate Kirsten Drobiak (Griswold, Conn.) of the Springfield College softball team continues to be recognized for her dedication to academics as well as athletics, as she earned Google Cloud Academic All-America honors, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). 
  • Football Appears In A Pair of Preseason National Polls
    June 06, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 8, 2018 - Coming off a historic 2017 campaign, the Springfield College football program has caught the attention of several national publications and will enter the 2018 season appearing in a number of preseason national polls.
  • Figueroa Velez Appears in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd”
    June 05, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - June 5, 2018 - After leading the Springfield College men's volleyball team to the NCAA Division III National Championship, Sergio Figueroa Velez was featured in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of the June 4-11 issue of Sports Illustrated.
  • Springfield College Finishes In Top 5% Of Division III Athletic Programs In The 2017-18 Division III Learfield Directors' Cup
    May 31, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. – May 31, 2018 – Springfield College Athletics finished 22nd nationally in the final overall standings of the 2017-2018 Division III Learfield Directors' Cup. Springfield's finish marked the the third time in the last seven seasons that the Pride finished ranked in the top 25 and in the top 5% of the 450 Division III athletic programs in the country.
  • Three Track and Field Student-Athletes Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    May 31, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - May 31, 2018 - Following outstanding 2017-18 seasons, three Springfield College track and field student-athletes garnered United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region accolades. Honorees included senior Jack Pinho (Prospect, Conn.), classmate Whit DeVaux (Wethersfield, Conn.) and sophomore Mikaela LoPriore (Niantic, Conn.).
  • Eschmann, Preston, and Reynolds Tabbed as USILA Honorable Mention All-America Selections
    May 30, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. – May 30, 2018 -The Springfield College men's lacrosse team had three student-athletes named to the 2018 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III Honorable Mention All-America Team. Connor Eschmann (Wrentham, Mass.), Duncan Preston (South Portland, Maine), and Jake Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) each garnered the national recognition following standout senior seasons for the Pride.
  • Four Student-Athletes Sign With Summer Collegiate Baseball Teams
    May 30, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - May 30, 2018 - Following a historic 2018 season, the Springfield College baseball team had four student-athletes sign to play on summer collegiate teams, including Shawn Babineau (Ashland, Mass.), Brian Johnson (East Haddam, Conn.), Chad Shade (Pittsfield, Mass.) and Cole Donovan (Holderness, N.H.). 
  • Four Men's Lacrosse Student-Athletes Play In NEILA East-West Senior All Star Game
    May 30, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - May 30, 2018 - Springfield College's Tom Hurley (Goffstown, N.H.), Jake Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.), Duncan Preston (South Portland, Maine), and Connor Eschmann (Wrentham, Mass.) were selected to compete in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All Star Game
  • Corsano Selected to Play in IWLCA Division III Women's Lacrosse Senior All-Star Game
    May 29, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - May 29, 2018 - Springfield College's Shelby Corsano (Bourne, Mass.) of the women's lacrosse team was honored for her outstanding career with the Pride, as she was selected to play in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Senior All-Star Game, hosted at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. on Saturday, June 2.
  • Pinho Garners All-America Honors in 1500 Meter Race at NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships
    May 26, 2018
    La Crosse, Wis. - May 26, 2018 - Senior Jack Pinho (Prospect, Conn.) of the Springfield College men's track and field program capped off his illustrious career in impressive fashion on Saturday afternoon, as he took fourth overall in the 1500 meter race at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, hosted at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • Madeia Races in 800 Meter Dash Prelims at NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships
    May 25, 2018
    La Crosse, Wis. - May 25, 2018 - Junior Kristen Madeia (Berlin, Conn.) of the Springfield College women's track and field program made her debut on the national stage Friday night, as she competed in the 800 meter prelims at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, hosted at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • DeVaux Earns All-America Honors in Javelin Throw at NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships
    May 25, 2018
    La Crosse, Wis. - May 25, 2018 - Competing on the national stage for the second-straight year, senior Whit DeVaux (Wethersfield, Conn.) earned the first All-America honor of his career, taking sixth overall in the javelin throw competition at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Friday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. DeVaux took 10th in the event on the national stage in 2017.
  • Pinho Competes in 1500 Meter Prelims at NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships
    May 24, 2018
    La Crosse, Wis. - May 24, 2018 - Senior Jack Pinho (Prospect, Conn.) of the Springfield College men's track and field team competed in the 1500 meter preliminary race at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Thursday afternoon.
  • Reynolds To Play In USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star Game
    May 24, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. - May 24, 2018 - Springfield College's Jake Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) has been selected to play in the 77th Annual USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star Game, which will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island on Friday, May 25.
  • Drobiak Earns All-ECAC Softball Accolades
    May 24, 2018
    Danbury, Conn. - May 24, 2018 - Senior Kirsten Drobiak (Griswold, Conn.) of the Springfield College softball team continues to be recognized for her standout season, as she recently earned All-Region honors from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), announced on Thursday morning.
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