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    March 25, 2017
    Golden Bears Drop Doubleheader to Salve Regina in CCC Opener NEWPORT, R.I. (March 25, 2017) – The No. 22/30 nationally ranked Western New England University baseball team was held to just eight hits and one run during a pair of losses to Salve Regina University this afternoon as both teams opened Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play at Reynolds Field. The Golden Bears, who batted second as the home team in both contests, fell 1-0 in the opener and 4-1 in game two.
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    March 25, 2017
    Springfield Rides First Half Effort to 14-8 Win Over Western New England SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 25, 2017) – The Springfield College men’s lacrosse team opened up a 12-3 halftime lead on its way to a 14-8 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
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    March 23, 2017
    Anderson & Young Selected to Play in NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 23, 2017) – Senior forwards Emily Anderson (Rocky Hill, Conn.) and Paige Young (Berlin, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team have been selected to play in the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic.
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    March 22, 2017
    Mount Holyoke Rallies Late to Earn 14-13 Victory Over Western New England SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 22, 2017) – The Mount Holyoke College women’s lacrosse team rallied from a three-goal deficit over the final ten minutes of regulation to earn a 14-13 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in a back-and-forth, non-conference contest at Golden Bear Stadium.
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    March 21, 2017
    Brian Donovan Recognized as NWCA Scholar All-American, Golden Bears Earn Scholar Team Honors SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 21, 2017) – Senior Brian Donovan (Manchester, Conn.) of the Western New England University wrestling team has earned Scholar All-America honors from the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), while the Golden Bears were recognized as an NWCA Scholar Team, it was announced last week.
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    March 21, 2017
    Western New England Earns National Rankings From D3baseball.com & ABCA Following 7-1 Florida Trip SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 21, 2017) – After posting a 7-1 record last week at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational, the Western New England University baseball team has earned a pair of national rankings from D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), both of which released their weekly polls today.
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    March 20, 2017
    Corianna DeLisi Earns CCC Player of the Week Honors SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 20, 2017) – Senior catcher Corianna DeLisi (Tuxedo, N.Y.) of the Western New England University softball team has been recognized as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week, the league office announced this afternoon.
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    March 20, 2017
    Bob Hamel Named CCC Pitcher of the Week SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 20, 2017) – Sophomore left-hander Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) of the Western New England University baseball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced this afternoon.
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    March 20, 2017
    Paige Hebert Named Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA DIII Scholar of Distinction, 11 Other Golden Bears Recognized SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 20, 2017) – Twelve members of the Western New England University field hockey team have been named to the Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad, it was announced on Thursday (March 16).
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    March 20, 2017
    Western New England Women in Fourth in CCC All-Sport Trophy Standings Through Winter, Men in Sixth SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 20, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s and men’s teams are in fourth and sixth place, respectively, in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) All-Sports Trophy standings through the end of the winter season, the league office announced last week.
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    March 18, 2017
    Golden Bears Finish Spring Trip Strong With 3-0 Shutout Victory Over Wisconsin-Platteville AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 18, 2017) – Sophomore right-hander Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) struck out eight batters and allowed just two hits over seven shutout innings as the Western New England University baseball team wrapped up its eight-game trip at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a 3-0 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Platteville this morning at the Lake Myrtle Complex.
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    March 17, 2017
    Strong Pitching Leads Western New England To Doubleheader Sweep Of #13 TCNJ AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 17, 2017) – Sophomore left-hander Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) and senior right-hander Matt Thomas (Plainville, Conn.) both turned in strong pitching performances as the Western New England University baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep of No. 13 nationally ranked The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex. The Golden Bears pulled away late in game one for a 7-1 victory, before rolling to a 7-2 triumph in game two with the help of a six-run third inning.
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    March 17, 2017
    Golden Bears Fall to North Central College in Spring Trip Finale, 8-1 HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 17, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team wrapped up its spring break trip in Hilton Head with an 8-1 setback to North Central (Ill.) College on Friday at the Hilton Head Island Beach & Tennis Resort.
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    March 17, 2017
    Western New England Wraps Up Spring Trip With 9-0 Loss to Asbury HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 17, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to Asbury (Ky.) University in its spring trip finale on Friday.
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    March 17, 2017
    No. 4 Ithaca Downs Western New England, 19-3 TAMPA, Fla. (March 17, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team was dealt a 19-3 setback by No. 4 nationally ranked Ithaca College tonight in non-conference action at the Naimoli Complex on the campus of the University of Tampa.
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    March 16, 2017
    Golden Bears Split With Gallaudet & NYU on Final Day in Florida CLERMONT, Fla. (March 16, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team wrapped up its ten-game spring break trip in Florida today, splitting a pair of contests against Gallaudet University and New York University at Hancock Park. The Golden Bears rolled to a 9-0, five-inning victory over Gallaudet in the morning, before falling to NYU by an 8-6 score in the afternoon game.
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    March 16, 2017
    Western New England Earns 6-3 Victory Over Olivet HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 16, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play to earn a 6-3 victory over Olivet (Mich.) College today in non-conference action at The Shipyard Racquet Club.
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    March 16, 2017
    Nazareth Uses Big First Half To Top Western New England, 17-7 CLERMONT, Fla. (March 16, 2017) – The Nazareth College women’s lacrosse team opened up a 10-2 halftime lead on its way to a 17-7 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in non-conference action at the National Training Center.
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    March 15, 2017
    Golden Bears Keep Rolling With Wins Over MCLA & Lancaster Bible LEESBURG, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team continued its strong play with wins over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) and Lancaster Bible (Pa.) College today at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex. The Golden Bears built a large lead and held on for an 8-5 victory over MCLA in the opener, before topping Lancaster Bible, 5-3 to extend their winning streak to seven games.
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    March 15, 2017
    Trinity Edges Western New England With Late Run, 6-5 AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team suffered its first loss at the 2017 RussMatt Central Florida Invitational this morning, falling 6-5 to Trinity College in a regional contest at Lake Myrtle Park.
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    March 15, 2017
    Golden Bears Post 9-0 Win Over Wisconsin Lutheran HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 15, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team bounced back from a tough loss on Sunday with a 9-0 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran College earlier today at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center.
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    March 14, 2017
    Western New England Scores Three Unanswered Runs to Earn 5-4 Win Over Mount St. Joseph WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team came from behind with three unanswered runs to earn a 5-4 victory over Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) University this morning in non-conference action at Chain of Lakes Park.
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    March 14, 2017
    Golden Bears Cruise to 9-0 Triumph Over Stevenson HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 14, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team improved to 2-0 on its spring break trip with a 9-0 victory over Stevenson University earlier today at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center.
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    March 14, 2017
    Golden Bears Open Florida Trip with 13-8 Loss to Rowan CLERMONT, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – The Rowan University women’s lacrosse team opened the second half with four straight goals on its way to a 13-8 victory over Western New England University this morning in non-conference action at the National Training Center.
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    March 13, 2017
    Western New England Posts Shutout Victories Over Oswego State and Norwich LEESBURG, Fla. (March 13, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team extended its winning streak to five games with a pair of shutout victories over Oswego State University and Norwich University today at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex.
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    March 13, 2017
    First Half Run Propels Nazareth to 17-10 Win Over Western New England SYRACUSE, N.Y. (March 13, 2017) – A 7-0 first half run that began midway through the opening quarter propelled the Nazareth College men’s lacrosse team to a 17-10 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference action at the Carrier Dome.
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    March 12, 2017
    Bats Stay Hot & Bullpen Shines as Golden Bears Edge McDaniel, 7-6 LAKELAND, Fla. (March 12, 2017) – Strong performances from the offense and bullpen lifted the Western New England University baseball team to a 7-6 victory over McDaniel College this morning in non-conference action at Lake Bonny Park’s Robert Fletcher Field.
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    March 12, 2017
    Golden Bears Rally Past Fitchburg State, 5-4 & Shut Out RIT, 3-0 CLERMONT, Fla. (March 12, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team picked up a pair of victories over Fitchburg State University and the Rochester Institute of Technology earlier today at Hancock Park. The Golden Bears came from behind to earn a 5-4, walk-off victory over Fitchburg State, before shutting out RIT 3-0 in the second game of the day.
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    March 12, 2017
    Western New England Opens Spring Slate With 9-0 Triumph Over Arcadia HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 12, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team opened the spring portion of its 2016-17 schedule with a 9-0 victory over Arcadia University earlier today at the Shipyard Racquet Club.
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    March 12, 2017
    Golden Bears Drop 5-4 Decision to Ramapo HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 12, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team dropped a hard-fought, 5-4 decision to Ramapo College earlier today at the Van der Meer Tennis Center.
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    March 11, 2017
    Western New England Splits with UMass Boston & Keene State to Open 2017 Campaign CLERMONT, Fla. (March 11, 2017) – The Western New England University softball team opened up its 2017 campaign with a split against a pair of regional opponents in UMass Boston and Keene State earlier today at Hancock Park. The Golden Bears dropped a 7-2 decision to the Beacons in the first game of the day, before walking off with an 8-7 win over the Owls in game two.
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    March 11, 2017
    Golden Bears Pull Away Late in 13-6 Win Over Framingham State AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 11, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team pulled away from Framingham State University with eight runs over the final four innings on its way to a 13-6 victory this afternoon in non-conference at the Lake Myrtle Park Complex.
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    March 11, 2017
    Western New England Opens Spring Break Trip With 8-1 Victory over Thomas HILTON HEAD, S.C. (March 11, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s tennis team opened its spring break trip with an 8-1 victory over Thomas (Maine) College earlier today at the Chaplin Park Tennis Center.
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    March 11, 2017
    Golden Bears Earn Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA DIII National Academic Team Award SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 11, 2017) – The Western New England University field hockey team has been named a Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Academic Team Award recipient, it was announced on Thursday.
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    March 10, 2017
    Golden Bears Rally Past Illinois Wesleyan with Five-Run Sixth Inning, 6-4 LAKELAND, Fla. (March 10, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team used a five-run sixth inning to overcome an early deficit and earn a 6-4 victory over Illinois Wesleyan University this afternoon in its RussMatt Central Florida Invitational opener at Henley Field.
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    March 10, 2017
    Western New England Falls to No. 18 SUNY Cortland, 16-8 CORTLAND, N.Y. (March 10, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team suffered a 16-8 setback to No. 18 nationally ranked SUNY Cortland this afternoon in non-conference action at the Stadium Complex.
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    March 08, 2017
    Paul Wetmore Earns NCBWA Division III National Pitcher of the Week Honors SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 8, 2017) – After being named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week yesterday, sophomore right-handed pitcher Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has earned more national recognition with his selection as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division III Pitcher of the Week, it was announced this afternoon.
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    March 07, 2017
    Western New England Holds Off Castleton for 9-8 Victory SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – Junior midfielder Lauren Hurley (St. James, N.Y.) scored the go-ahead goal with 4:01 remaining and junior goalie Shannon McFadden (West Islip, N.Y.) saved a free position shot in the closing seconds as the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team earned a 9-8 victory over Castleton University this evening in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
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    March 07, 2017
    No. 5 Amherst Rallies Late to Earn 10-8 Victory over Western New England SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – The No. 5 nationally ranked Amherst College men’s lacrosse team scored three unanswered goals over the final five minutes of regulation to earn a 10-8 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
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    March 07, 2017
    Western New England Inducts 25 Student-Athletes Into Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – Western New England University inducted 25 new members into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society last Friday night during a ceremony at Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow, Mass.
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