St. Mary’s (Md.) senior field hockey and lacrosse student-athlete Christy Bishop was selected by the Capital Athletic Conference Board of Directors as the CAC’s candidate for 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year.
Kyle Gurganious has been named Director of Athletic Communications at Marymount. He began his duties July 1. Gurganious has extensive experience working in the Capital Athletic Conference, most recently as a sports information graduate assistant at Salisbury University, where he earned his master’s degree in post-secondary education.
On July 1, 2015, the New Jersey Athletic Conference officially welcomed Christopher Newport University, Frostburg State University, Salisbury University, and Wesley College as new associate football members. On the same day, Southern Virginia University became the first institution in the history of the conference to transition its institutional membership from affiliate to associate status.
The Wesley College athletic department is pleased to announce that Brett Ford will join the staff as Sports Information Director after a national search. Director of Athletics Mike Drass made the announcement on Monday.
Salisbury University President Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach announced Wednesday morning that beginning August 1 Dr. Gerry DiBartolo will assume the role of interim athletic director over the course of the next two years.
R. Todd Brooks, the Director of Athletics at Christopher Newport University since 2013, has decided to return to Berry College and his family in Georgia and has accepted the position of Director of Athletics. He will begin his new responsibilities later this summer.
Salisbury University, which recently swept all three categories in the Capital Athletic Conference all-sports trophy chase, ranked 13th overall and was the top finisher from the conference in the 2014-15 Learfield Sports Division III Directors Cup standings.
Christopher Newport sophomore golfer Charlie Peavley (Culpeper, Va./Culpeper County) was selected by the Capital Athletic Conference Senior Woman Administrators as the only 2015 recipient of the CAC Medal of Inspiration.
For the sixth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 200 current student-athletes and NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipients, with an interest in working within sports, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis June 4-7.
Salisbury University senior softball All-American Rachel Johnson (Preston, Md./Colonel Richardson) was selected by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors and sports information directors as the 2014-15 CAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
York College of Pa. senior men’s lacrosse All-American attack Tyler Hutson (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) was selected by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors and sports information directors as the 2014-15 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach today announced the resignation of Dr. Michael Vienna, director of athletics and recreation, who has accepted the Clyde Partin Sr. Director of Athletics position at Emory University in Atlanta.
Salisbury University outdueled Christopher Newport University in the number of team championships captured during the 2014-15 academic year, 8-7, helping the Sea Gulls finish on top of the standings in all three categories of the annual CAC all-sports awards.
Frostburg State has recently announced that six members will be inducted into the Bobcat Hall of Fame and will make up the class of 2015. The annual dinner and ceremony has been set for Friday, October 16, 2015 as part of Homecoming Weekend.
At a meeting of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors today, President Richard V. Hurley announced his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2016. Hurley has served as UMW’s ninth president since July 1, 2010.
Two Mary Washington volleyball players, Emma Murphy and Emma Olson, discuss why they chose Division III for their college experience. Emma Murphy is a junior business administration major from Richmond, while Emma Olson, from Oakton, VA, is a sophomore history major who plans to stay for her master’s in elementary education.
Today's featured Mary Washington student-athlete is freshman swimmer Kenyon Huber-Wilker. Kenyon is an International Relations major from Alexandria, Va. Here’s why Kenyon chose to swim for DIII University of Mary Washington.
This link will be updated daily with feature stories, first-person stories, videos and activities of the CAC member institutions - and in particular many Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC). Please check this link for updates and new items throughout the week that celebrates NCAA Division III.
Athletics is an important component of life at the University of Mary Washington and each day this week we will be featuring comments from student-athletes competing in various sports. UMW student-athletes play for the love of the game—they do not receive athletic scholarships. Claire Haeuptle is a senior basketball player from Robbinsville, NJ, majoring in Biology.