PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The Hobart College lacrosse team never trailed on its way to a 7-6 upset of four-time defending NEC champion Bryant University in the semifinals of the Northeast Conference Tournament at Saint Joseph's University's Sweeney Field tonight. Junior goalie Jackson Brown made eight saves, including his final stop with just two seconds remaining to preserve the victory.
Four members of the Hobart College squash team were recognized by the Statesmen Athletic Association and the Hobart Athletic Department at the annual Block H Awards Dinner on April 25. Senior Danny Cabrera received the Dr. Frank P. Smith '36 Award for leadership for the second straight year.
Two members of the William Smith College squash team were honored at the annual Heron awards banquet on April 19. Sophomore Cashel McCarthy was presented with the Irene Graves Harer '28 Squash Award and senior Erin Casey earned the Lauren Michaels '05 Squash Coach's Award.
The William Smith College lacrosse team captured the 2016 Liberty League regular season title and earned the right to host the Liberty League tournament on Boswell Field this weekend, May 6-7. The host Herons will take on No. 4 seed St. Lawrence in the first semifinal game on Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA—The Northeast Conference announced its end of season men's lacrosse awards tonight at the pretournament banquet. Six Hobart College students were among the honorees, including NEC Rookie of the Year Chris Aslanian.
Three members of the William Smith College swimming and diving team were honored at the annual William Smith Athletics Awards Banquet on April 19. Junior Caroline Conboy was presented with the Anne Richardson Rowley '82 Most Valuable Swimming and Diving Award while sophomore Katie Storch and first-year Therese Mandracchia shared the Kelly Kisner Swimming and Diving Coach's Award.
William Smith College sophomore Rebecca Begley and first-year Laura Rollins were honored at the annual William Smith Athletics Award Banquet on April 19. Begley was awarded the Ice Hockey Award while Rollins received the Ice Hockey Coach's Award.
Four members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing teams were named to the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association all-conference teams following the conference championship regattas. Sophomore Greiner Hobbs was named to the Coed Skippers second team while first-year Bailey Carter was selected to the Women's Skippers second team. Sophomores Haley Okun and Sarah Warren were tabbed All-MAISA Crews.
Five members of the Hobart College hockey team were honored by the Statesmen Athletic Association and the Hobart Athletic Department at the Block H Awards on April 25. Senior forwards Mac Olson and Brad Robbins shared the Boswell Award as the team's MVPs.
Junior guard Melanie Patterson and junior forward Mary Buck were honored at the annual William Smith College Athletics Awards banquet on April 19. Patterson received the Marisa Vespa '08 Award for the second straight year while Buck was presented with the Barbara Easton Regan Basketball Coach's Award.
The Class-A Short-Season New York-Penn League and its member clubs have announced that the league's philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award over $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high school graduates from the league's 14 markets.
The Auburn Doubledays have announced that Falcon Park will be the site of 14 high school baseball games this spring. Fifteen different varsity teams will have the opportunity to compete on the same field as the Doubledays this season, led by Auburn High School with eight games.
The Auburn Doubledays have announced that Brian Rhodes has been selected the 2015 New York-Penn League Groundskeeper of the Year. Rhodes, an Auburn native, just completed his fourth season as the Head Groundskeeper at Falcon Park.
For the first time in his career, Masahiro Tanaka worked eight scoreless frames against an American League team, keeping the Orioles off the board with a five-hit gem. But Kevin Gausman returned the favor in a sharp pitching duel that was eventually won by Baltimore in 10 innings.
Some scouts were down on Brendan Rodgers after his uneven, injury-laden pro debut last summer, when he hit .273/.340/.429 with three homers in 37 games after the Rockies selected him No. 3 overall in the 2015 draft. What a difference a year makes.
With Andrew Miller warm in the bullpen and the game scoreless in the 10th, the Yankees opted for Johnny Barbato to start the frame. Barbato permitted two singles before Miller was summoned in an emergency effort, and he surrendered Pedro Alvarez's game-winning sacrifice fly.
The Red Sox swept a three-game series from the Yankees last weekend at Fenway Park, and the two clubs will not have to wait long to renew their famous rivalry. New York and Boston will again be on the menu beginning on Friday, this time from Yankee Stadium.
Family always comes first for Dellin Betances, and one of the biggest reasons why is because his mother, Maria, worked hard to ensure her four children would stick together and help each other whenever possible.
With Brett Gardner likely unable to swing the bat after being drilled near the right elbow with a pitch in Wednesday's 7-0 victory over the Orioles, the Yankees called up outfielder Ben Gamel from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday.
Brett Gardner had called this a "must-win game" for the Yankees, or at least as close as you can get to that in early May, so the outfielder was pleased to trade some soreness near his right elbow for some happy music in the clubhouse.
The feeble swings from a powerful Orioles lineup were the best evidence yet that CC Sabathia really will be able to succeed with a different arsenal at this stage of his career. His approach may have changed, but the results were classic.
The Yankees considered numerous options to fill Alex Rodriguez's spot on the active roster Wednesday, according to manager Joe Girardi, but they ultimately summoned a pitcher to replace the active home run leader.
Luis Severino seemed to have shown enough improvement on Tuesday to keep his spot in the rotation, but the end result was still one that has become far too familiar for the Yankees -- another game, another loss.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman joined his team on Tuesday in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, acknowledging the serious situation that their sluggish April has created, though he stressed that his presence should not be construed as a warning shot at manager Joe Girardi or his coaching staff.
Aroldis Chapman can't cure what has ailed the Yankees' sluggish offense, but the club is still looking forward to plugging the flame-throwing left-hander in for some save situations, beginning next week.
As Luis Severino prepares to take the ball on Tuesday against the Orioles in Baltimore, tasked with snapping the Yankees' five-game losing streak, the right-hander believes that better management of his mound tempo will be the key in getting his 6.86 ERA under control.
Class A Advanced High Desert has been rolling of late, winning eight of their last 10 games to move into first place atop the California League South division. Lefty Yohander Mendez and second baseman Travis Demeritte have been key to High Desert's early success.
Christian Vazquez became the second player this weekend to hit a game-turning, first-pitch homer against Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, lifting the Red Sox to an 8-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep in the first rivalry series of the season.
Renee Heine has been selected as the Yankees' winner of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease.
Red Sox outfielder Chris Young and Aaron Hicks, the player who replaced him this season as the Yankees' backup left fielder, have remained focused as they work through the transition phase with their new clubs.
The Padres' 48-year, 7,517-game flirtation with their first no-hitter will continue indefinitely. But Colin Rea did his best in an effort to land the franchise its white whale Thursday night, tossing eight brilliant innings, as the Padres beat the Mets, 5-3.
Less than 24 hours removed from a joint-stiffening plane ride across the continent, the Mets mustered only four hits in a 5-3 loss to the Padres at Petco Park on Thursday night, all of their offense coming in the ninth.
A child's curiosity can uncover much in life. Mets outfielder Michael Conforto's mother, Tracie Conforto, never crowed about her athletic accomplishments when her children were young. But there were a great many of them, and by the time Michael Conforto reached grade school, his friends were asking questions. Conforto searched for answers.
Two of baseball's top strikeout artists will face a collection of the league's most strikeout-prone hitters when the Mets and Padres meet again Friday, for the second installment of their four-game series at Petco Park. Expect some breezes when Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard clashes with lefty Drew Pomeranz.
Perhaps it is little coincidence that even now, even after moving to 4-0 with a 0.67 ERA in his last four starts following Wednesday's 8-0 Mets win against the Braves, Steven Matz says the best he's felt this season was actually an April 17 start in Cleveland.
No. 27 doubles duo Gabriela Knutson and Valeria Salazar received an automatic qualification into the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championships, which runs from May 25-30 at the University of Tulsa, the NCAA National Office announced.
Syracuse senior Kayla Treanor is the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Year and Nicole Levy is the conference's Freshman of the Year. The ACC announced its yearly awards, which are voted on the league's head coaches, on Thursday, May 5.
PRINCETON, N.J. – For the first time since the 2012 campaign, the Syracuse University men's rowing first varsity eight crew has moved into the top 10 of the USRowing Coaches' Poll, checking in at No. 10 nationally in the latest rankings release.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced seeds for the conference's upcoming women's rowing championship, beginning on Friday, May 13 on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. The No. 16 Syracuse University women's rowing team owns the second seed in four of the five races it will compete in.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse University women's basketball's all-time leading scorer Kayla Alexander just wrapped up her first season with Spartak Moscow Region in the Russian Women's Basketball Premier League. Alexander helped her team to a fourth-place finish in the league.
The Syracuse women's lacrosse team and Canisius resumed its postponed game on Tuesday night and the Orange came out victorious, taking down the Griffs by the final score of 13-11 at the Demske Sports Complex.
Buffalo’s personnel department was under the gun on draft weekend. With salary cap constraints limiting their acquisitions in free agency, the Bills had to find starters with their first three draft choices. In an atypical draft GM Doug Whaley and company capitalized on opportunity and went three-for-three on day one and two of the 2016 NFL draft. Buffalobills.com was given exclusive access to the Bills draft room to provide details on how Buffalo acquired what could be a franchise altering draft class.
He's not making any promises, but Bills left tackle Cordy Glenn fresh off signing a multi-year contract extension is very encouraged about what Buffalo should be able to accomplish on offense this fall.
WATERLOO — Palmyra-Macedon worked its way past one of many contenders that make up the crowded Finger Lakes girls lacrosse league Tuesday. That’s no easy task these days; there are a lot of teams chasing the league crown.