Athletics News

  • Win over Westfield State Highlights Volleyball’s Tri-Match Split
    October 19, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 19, 2019) – Playing in its final tri-match of the season, the Western New England University volleyball team split contests with Colby-Sawyer College and Westfield State University on Saturday afternoon at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. The Golden Bears opened the day with a three-set loss (25-18, 25-23, 25-19) to the Chargers, before rebounding with a 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-20, 25-19) victory over Westfield State.
  • Big First Quarter Propels UNE to 4-1 Win over Field Hockey
    October 19, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (October 19, 2019) – A three-goal first quarter propelled the University of New England field hockey team to a 4-1 win over Western New England University on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Blue Bolt Field.
  • Salve Regina Wins Back and Forth Contest over Men’s Soccer, 3-2
    October 16, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 16, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s soccer team fell to Salve Regina, 3-2, in CCC action on Wednesday afternoon at Suprenant Field.
  • Women’s Tennis Falls to Gordon 5-2 in CCC Tournament Quarterfinals
    October 16, 2019
    WENHAM, Mass. (October 16, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team was eliminated from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament with a 5-2 loss to Gordon College in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday at the Brigham Athletic Complex.
  • Volleyball Swept by Salve Regina, 3-0
    October 16, 2019
    NEWPORT, R.I. (October 16, 2019) – The Western New England University volleyball had its season-high four match winning streak snapped with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-19) setback to Salve Regina University on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Rodgers Recreation Center.
  • Late Comeback Lifts Gordon to 3-2 Win over Field Hockey
    October 16, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 16, 2019) – The Gordon College field hockey team scored the game-tying goal in the final minute of regulation and went on to claim a 3-2, overtime victory over Western New England University on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Schrader & LaPress Earn All-CCC Recognition
    October 15, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 15, 2019) – Senior Morgan Schrader (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) and junior Maylene LaPress (Bedford, N.H.) of the Western New England University women's tennis team were both honored when the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) announced its major award winners and All-CCC selections on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Notches 2-0 CCC Victory over Salve Regina
    October 15, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 15, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s soccer team scored a goal in each half to earn a 2-0 victory over Salve Regina University on Tuesday afternoon in CCC action at Suprenant Field.
  • Four Golden Bears Compete at NEWITT
    October 16, 2019
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (October 15, 2019) – Four members of the Western New England University women’s tennis team competed at the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) over the weekend at Mount Holyoke College and Smith College.
  • Men's Soccer Drops 3-0 Decision to Gordon
    October 12, 2019
    WENHAM, Mass. (October 12, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s soccer team conceded an early goal that led to an eventual 3-0 loss in CCC action at Gordon College on Saturday evening.
  • Women’s Soccer Falls to Gordon, 3-0
    October 12, 2019
    WENHAM, Mass. (October 12, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s soccer team surrendered three second half goals in an eventual 3-0, CCC setback at Gordon College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Volleyball Survives Mount Holyoke Comeback Bid
    October 11, 2019
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (October 11, 2019) – The Western New England University volleyball team survived a comeback bid by Mount Holyoke College as the Golden Bears edged the Lyons 3-2 (25-16, 26-24, 23-25, 9-25, 15-13) on Friday night in non-conference action at Howard Gymnasium.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Participating in Beantown Lax Showdown
    October 11, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 11, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team is among three local college programs participating in the Beantown Lax Showdown at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, Mass. on Saturday. Proceeds from the event will benefit Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • Field Hockey Rallies to Earn 3-2, OT Victory over Smith
    October 10, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 10, 2019) – The Western New England University field hockey team rallied from a 2-0 first quarter deficit with three unanswered goals to earn a 3-2, overtime victory against Smith College on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Women’s Soccer Scores Late to Secure 2-1 Win over Westfield State
    October 10, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 10, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s soccer team used a late goal from junior Bee Murphy (Monson, Mass.) to secure a 2-1, non-conference victory over Westfield State University on Thursday afternoon at Suprenant Field.
  • Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Elms, 3-0
    October 09, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 9, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s soccer team defeated Elms College, 3-0, on Wednesday night in non-conference action at Leary Field.
  • Volleyball Extends Winning Streak with 3-0 Victory over Nichols
    October 08, 2019
    DUDLEY, Mass. (October 7, 2019) – The Western New England University volleyball team extended its winning streak to a season-high three matches with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 28-26) victory over Nichols College on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
  • Strong Start Sends Roger Williams Past Field Hockey, 3-2
    October 08, 2019
    BRISTOL, R.I. (October 8, 2019) – The Roger Williams University field hockey team established a 2-0 first quarter lead on its way to a 3-2 win over Western New England University on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Bayside Field.
  • Western New England Inducts 2019 Downes Athletic Hall of Fame Class
    October 07, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 7, 2019) - Western New England University inducted four former student-athletes into the Downes Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony last Friday night (10/4) at Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow, Mass.
  • Allison Bruehwiler Earns First Career CCC Offensive Player of the Week Award
    October 07, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 7, 2019) – Sophomore forward Allison Bruehwiler (Old Saybrook, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s soccer team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the league office announced on Monday.
  • Ricky Montalvo Named CCC Football Defensive Player of the Week
    October 06, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 6, 2019) – Junior linebacker Ricky Montalvo (Rocky Hill, Conn.) of the Western New England University football team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Sunday.
  • Football Posts 30-19 Homecoming Victory over Nichols
    October 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 5, 2019) – The Western New England University football team defeated Nichols College 30-19 on Saturday afternoon during Homecoming Weekend in Commonwealth Coast Football action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Volleyball Outlasts UMass Boston in Five Sets
    October 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 5, 2019) – The Western New England University volleyball team overcame an opening set loss to earn a 3-2 (22-25, 25-15, 25-20, 18-25, 15-7) victory over UMass Boston on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Men’s Soccer Breaks Out Offensively in 5-0 Win over Nichols
    October 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 5, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s soccer team turned in its best offensive showing of the season in a 5-0 victory over Nichols College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Suprenant Field.
  • Women’s Soccer Holds Off Nichols, 3-2
    October 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 5, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s soccer team built a three-goal lead less than 15 minutes into the contest and held off Nichols College to earn a 3-2 victory over the Bison on Saturday morning in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Suprenant Field.
  • Women’s Tennis Falls to Endicott on Senior Day, 9-0
    October 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 5, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s tennis team fell to Endicott College, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Volvo Courts.
  • Endicott Overcomes Early Deficit to Claim 4-1 Win over Field Hockey
    October 04, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 4, 2019) – The Endicott College field hockey team scored four unanswered goals in a 4-1 win over Western New England University on Friday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • CCC To Administer Women’s Ice Hockey Starting In 2020-21
    October 04, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the CCC will begin to oversee women’s ice hockey as a championship sport beginning in 2020-21. The CCC will assume operation of a renamed Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC).
  • Volleyball Sweeps Curry to Earn First CCC Win
    October 02, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 2, 2019) – The Western New England University volleyball team earned its first Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) victory of the season with a 3-0 (26-24, 25-14, 26-24) sweep of Curry College on Wednesday night at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
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