The Capital Athletic Conference announced that a record 1,515 student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 All-Academic Team, an average of over 150 student-athletes per full member institution. The 1,515 honorees marks just the second time in CAC history that over 1,500 student-athletes have earned All-Academic recognition.
Mary Washington senior women's lacrosse defender Kirsten Littlefield (Millstone Township, N.J./Allentown) was tabbed by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors as the 2017-18 Female Athlete of the Year.
Christopher Newport senior cross country/track & field runner Jeff Dover (Moyock, N.C./Currituck County) was honored by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors as the 2017-18 Male Athlete of the Year.
University of Mary Washington senior women's basketball guard Kendall Parker (Fredericksburg, Va./Stafford) was selected by the Capital Athletic Conference athletic directors as the 2017-18 Female Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Frostburg State junior Matthew Robinson (Parsonsburg, Md./Wicomico) and St. Mary's junior Juwan Kearson (Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School) were selected by the conference senior woman administrators and athletic directors as recipients of the CAC Medal of Inspiration for the 2017-18 academic year.
Christopher Newport, which recently swept the Capital Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup awards for the second straight season, finished 15th in the final 2017-18 Learfield Division III Directors Cup standings, announced Thursday, to headline the nine CAC institutions ranked in the final standings.
Christopher Newport captured 10 titles among the 22 conference sports to sweep all three categories of the Capital Athletic Conference all-sports award competition for the second-straight year. The Captains finished atop the standings in the Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award, the Men's Commissioner's Award and the Women's Commisssioner's Award.
The Capital Athletic Conference is saddened by today's news of the death of Wesley Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Mike Drass. Drass was an integral member of the CAC Athletic Council and NCAA Division III for many years and impacted the lives of numerous student-athletes throughout his career.
The Capital Athletic Conference is accepting applications for the position of Assistant to the Commissioner/Director of Championships. This full-time, two-year position is funded primarily through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minorities & Women's Internship Grant, and offers the candidate the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of collegiate athletic administration at the conference level. The Assistant to the Commissioner/Director of Championships will work with the Commissioner and the Assistant Commissioner in all aspects of the Capital Athletic Conference office. The desired start date is August 2018.
The Frostburg State University Department of Athletics and the Office of Alumni Relations has announced that six former student-athletes will be inducted into the Bobcat Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2018. The annual dinner and celebration has been set for Friday, October 26, 2018 as part of Homecoming Weekend.
The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents has appointed Charles Wight president of Salisbury University (SU), beginning July 1, 2018. Wight will succeed Janet Dudley-Eshbach, who announced last fall her plans to step down from the position after 18 years.
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Christopher Newport is ranked 14th in the final winter standings of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup to lead a group of nine Capital Athletic Conference schools in the Division III rankings. York (71st), Frostburg State (149th), Salisbury (166th), Wesley (166th), Marymount (170th), Southern Virginia (221st), Mary Washington (224th), and Penn State Harrisburg (285th) also earned points through the winter season.
With two titles and two runner-up finishes in the winter sports, Christopher Newport maintained its lead in the Capital Athletic Conference's Richard C. Cook All-Sports awards standings heading into the spring season.
For the fourth-straight year, the Capital Athletic Conference sent a group of student-athletes to the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis. Watch as the student-athletes share their experiences from the Convention.
Christopher Newport is ranked 12th in the final fall standings of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, headlining a contingent of six Capital Athletic Conference schools in the rankings. Along with CNU, other CAC schools in the standings include Frostburg State in 74th place, Salisbury and Wesley tied for 83rd, York in 121st and Mary Washington in 126th.
Construction of the Jamie L. Roberts Stadium has finally begun. Check out this drone video by Justin Foreman about the first week of construction. Stay tuned to www.smcmathletics.com and the Seahawk social media outlets at @smcseahawks for the latest on the stadium progress.
For the fourth year in a row, Christopher Newport University has taken an early lead in the Capital Athletic Conference's Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award chase, powered by a stellar fall season that included four CAC championships.
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC) at Capital Athletic Conference member schools combined to collect over 13 tons of food for a variety of food collection agencies and charities throughout the Middle Atlantic Region prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday break.
According to the College's planning and facilities department, the College is on an aggressive schedule and work on the new Jamie L. Roberts stadium complex's artificial turf field will begin in mid-November pending all appropriate permits and approvals. The grass field for the complex will be an expansion on one of the existing practice fields. Work on the stadium structure is slated to begin in January. The College anticipates the complex will be completed in time for the fall 2018 season.
Southern Virginia University will dedicate its new Knight Stadium during University Convocation at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 in the Knight Arena. The addition of the stadium to the University's campus comes thanks to a generous donation from Glade Knight and his family.
The University of Mary Washington will induct its 22nd class into the UMW Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Inductees include former basketball All-American Debbie (Bruen) Flores ('07), baseball All-American Kevin Foeman ('06), All-America swimmer Dale Parker ('07), as well as the 2006-07 Final Four women's basketball team.
Director of Athletics Jamie Reynolds and the rest of the Marymount (Va.) University Athletics Department is proud to officially announce athletics' brand new logo set as the department continues to move forward in its rebranding.
In an open letter to students, faculty, and staff, Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox announced “the University is coming home to crimson” as its official heritage color. Crimson was the University’s initial primary color for eight years after its renewal in 1996.
The Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame will induct 13 individuals and a team as the Class of 2017 at the annual Hall of Fame ceremony as part of Wesley's Homecoming festivities, which start on Friday, Oct. 13.