Athletics News

  • Kistner Named CCC Rookie of the Year, Five other Golden Bears Honored as All-CCC Performers
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – Highlighted by freshman Aimee Kistner’s (Taunton, Mass.) selection as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Rookie of the Year, the Western New England University softball team placed six student-athletes on the 2017 All-CCC teams, which were released on Thursday evening by the league office.
  • Kalmer & Kohut Earn All-CCC Honors
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – Freshman David Kalmer (Slingerlands, N.Y.) and sophomore Justin Kohut (South Windsor, Conn.) of the Western New England University men’s tennis team have both earned All-Commonwealth Coast Conference honors, the league office announced on Thursday.
  • Brandeis Rallies Late to Top Western New England, 4-1
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – The Brandeis University baseball team rallied past Western New England University with four runs over the final two innings to earn a 4-1, non-conference victory over the Golden Bears on Thursday afternoon at Trelease Park.
  • Kawiecki Earns National Recognition from NCBWA
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – Junior right-hander Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has received National Pitcher of the Week honorable mention recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the organization announced on Thursday.
  • Western New England Rolls to 22-8 Victory over Salve Regina on Senior Night
    April 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 25, 2017) – Fifteen different Golden Bears recorded goals as the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team celebrated senior night with a 22-8 victory over Salve Regina University on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Golden Bears Secure Spot in CCC Tournament with 5-2 Win over Curry on Senior Day
    April 25, 2017
    LONGMEADOW, Mass. (April 25, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team secured a berth in the upcoming Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament with a 5-2 victory over Curry College on Tuesday evening at Grand Meadows Tennis Club.
  • Golden Bears Fall to Salve Regina in Regular Season Finale, 9-8
    April 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 25, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team fell to Salve Regina University, 9-8, in the regular season finale for both teams on Tuesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Aimee Kistner Recognized as Both CCC Player & Rookie of the Week
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Freshman Aimee Kistner (Taunton, Mass.) of the Western New England University softball team has been recognized as both the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player and Rookie of the week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Jake Kawiecki Earns First Career CCC Pitcher of the Week Award
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Junior right-hander Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Pitcher of the Week for the first time in his career, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Beauchamp & Kerr Collect CCC Weekly Accolades
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Senior attackman Nicholas Beauchamp (Wilbraham, Mass.) and junior goalie Steven Kerr (Hopkinton, Mass.) of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team have both earned weekly awards from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), the league office announced on Monday.
  • Mike Metcalf Named CCC Golfer of the Week
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Junior Mike Metcalf (Longmeadow, Mass.) of the Western New England University men’s golf team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Golfer of the Week after helping lead the Golden Bears to a pair of tournament victories last week, the league office announced on Monday.
  • Golden Bears Register Fourth Straight Tournament Victory at JWU Wildcat Spring Invitational
    April 23, 2017
    CRANSTON, R.I. (April 23, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s golf team remains undefeated this spring, as the Golden Bears won their fourth straight tournament with a seven-stroke victory at the Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Spring Invitational on Sunday at Cranston Country Club.
  • Western New England Wraps Up CCC Slate with Two Wins at Wentworth
    April 23, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 23, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team recorded 27 hits and scored 21 runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon at Carr Diamond. The Golden Bears posted a 12-2, six-inning victory in the opener, before shutting out the Leopards 9-0 in five innings in game two.
  • Western New England Splits with Roger Williams on Senior Day
    April 23, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 23, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader with Roger Williams University on Sunday afternoon at Trelease Park. After being shut out 3-0 in the opener, the Golden Bears rolled to a 12-0 triumph in game two.
  • Western New England Rallies Past Wentworth, 5-4, for Key CCC Victory
    April 22, 2017
    MIDDLETON, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team rallied from a 4-3 deficit with wins at No. 1 and No. 6 singles to secure a 5-4 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Northeast Tennis Center.
  • Golden Bears Hold One Stroke Lead After First Round of Wildcat Spring Invitational
    April 22, 2017
    CRANSTON, R.I. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s golf team sits in first place with a one stroke lead after the first round of the Wildcat Spring Invitational, hosted by Johnson & Wales University at Cranston Country Club.
  • Western New England Uses Balanced Offensive Effort to Take Down Wentworth, 20-6
    April 22, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – Led by a balanced offensive performance that featured nine multi-point performers, the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team built a 14-3 first half lead and cruised to a 20-6 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Sweeney Field.
  • Golden Bears Earn Key Split with Roger Williams on Senior Day
    April 22, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team earned a key doubleheader split against Roger Williams University on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Park. After being shut out 4-0 in the opener, Western New England bounced back with a 2-1 win in game two.
  • Western New England Registers 12-3 Victory at Wentworth
    April 22, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team surrendered a season-low three goals in a 12-3 victory at the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Sweeney Field.
  • Wetmore Goes the Distance in Game Two as Golden Bears Split Doubleheader with Gulls
    April 22, 2017
    BEVERLY, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader at Endicott College on Saturday afternoon at North Field, dropping the opener 5-2 before bouncing back with an 11-1 triumph in game two.
  • Nicole Poli ’11 Drafted by Boston Storm of United Women’s Lacrosse League
    April 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 21, 2017) – Nicole Poli, a defender with the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team from 2008-11 and a 2016 Downes Athletics Hall of Fame inductee, was drafted by the Boston Storm of the United Women’s Lacrosse League (UWLX) on Monday.
  • Western New England Tops MCLA in Non-Conference Action, 9-0
    April 21, 2017
    LONGMEADOW, Mass. (April 21, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team rolled to a 9-0 victory over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) on Friday afternoon in non-conference action at Grande Meadows Athletic Club.
  • Golden Bears Capture Western New England Invitational
    April 20, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 20, 2017) – Three players placed inside the top-10 as the Western New England University men's golf team captured its annual Invitational by two strokes on Thursday at Veterans Memorial Golf Course.
  • Golden Bears Break Out in Game Two to Salvage Split with Nichols
    April 20, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 20, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team broke out offensively in game two of a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader against Nichols College to salvage a split with the Bison on Thursday afternoon at Golden Bear Park. Western New England was limited to three hits in a 5-2, game one loss, before rolling to a 10-0, five-inning triumph in game two.
  • Golden Bears Use Second Half Run to Secure 17-8 Win over Roger Williams
    April 19, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 19, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team used a 7-0 second half run to pull away from Roger Williams University and earn a 17-8 victory on Wednesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Roger Williams Surges Past Western New England in Second Half, 15-4
    April 19, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 19, 2017) – The Roger Williams University women’s lacrosse team scored 13 unanswered goals in the second half on its way to a 15-4 victory over Western New England University on Wednesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Golden Bears Blanked by Gordon, 6-0
    April 19, 2017
    WENHAM, Mass. (April 19, 2017) – The Gordon College men’s tennis team handed Western New England University a 6-0 setback on Wednesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action.
  • Western New England Slugs its Way to 17-2 Victory at Suffolk
    April 18, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 18, 2017) – Six players posted multi-hit efforts as the Western New England University baseball team slugged its way to a 17-2 victory over Suffolk University on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action at East Boston Memorial Park.
  • Western New England Earns Doubleheader Split with CCC-Leading Salve Regina
    April 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 18, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team split a pair of Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) contests with Salve Regina University on Tuesday afternoon at Golden Bear Park. The Seahawks posted a 6-2 win in the opener, before Western New England bounced back with a 2-1 victory in game two.
  • Joe Ciolek Named CCC Golfer of the Week
    April 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 18, 2017) – Junior Joe Ciolek (South Hadley, Mass.) of the Western New England University golf team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Golfer of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
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