Athletics News

  • Farrell & Orbann Named to All-CCC First Team
    February 18, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 18, 2019) – Junior guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) and junior forward Meghan Orbann (East Hampton, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team were both named All-Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) first team performers, the league office announced on Monday along with its major award winners and All-CCC selections.
  • Pettway & McGuire Earn All-CCC Accolades
    February 18, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 18, 2019) – Senior guard Mikey Pettway (Bridgeport, Conn.) and junior guard Mike McGuire (Garden City, N.Y.) of the Western New England University men’s basketball team were both recognized when the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) announced its major award winners and All-CCC teams on Monday afternoon.
  • Golden Bears Compete in NEWA Futures Tournament
    February 17, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. (February 17, 2019) – Eight members of the Western New England University wrestling team competed in the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Futures Tournament on Sunday at Oosting Gymnasium on the campus of Trinity College.
  • Western New England Wraps Up Regular Season Slate with 62-46 Win over Roger Williams
    February 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, R.I. (February 16, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season schedule with a 58-46 victory over Roger Williams University on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the RWU Campus Rec Center.
  • Western New England Tops Endicott 4-3 in Final Contest of 2018-19 Campaign
    February 16, 2019
    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 16, 2019) – Junior goaltender Kyle Carducci (Rocky Hill, Conn.) finished with 52 saves and sophomore forward Anthony Frati (Churchville, N.Y.) scored the go-ahead short-handed goal early in the third period as the Western New England University ice hockey team wrapped up its 2018-19 campaign with a 4-3 victory over Endicott College on Saturday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
  • Golden Bears Drop Regular Season Finale to Roger Williams, 88-73
    February 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, R.I. (February 16, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s basketball team dropped its regular season finale to Roger Williams University, 88-73, on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the RWU Campus Rec Center.
  • Western New England Picked Fourth in CCC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    February 14, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 14, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team has been picked fourth in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released by the league office on Thursday.
  • Dominant Second Half Powers Western New England to 104-76 Triumph over Endicott
    February 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 13, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s basketball team shot 61.8 percent from the field in the second half and outscored Endicott College 53-31 over the final 20 minutes to claim a 104-76 victory over the Gulls on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England’s Streak Ends with 52-48 Loss to Endicott
    February 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 13, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team had its season-best seven-game winning streak brought to an end with a 52-48 loss to Endicott College on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Nominations Now Open for 2019 Downes Athletic Hall of Fame Class!
    February 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 13, 2019) - Western New England University is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Downes Athletic Hall of Fame class. Nominations will remain open through Friday, March 15.
  • Golden Bears Earn Top Spot in CCC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    February 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 13, 2019) – The Western New England University baseball team has been picked first in the 2019 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Wednesday by the league office.
  • Western New England Selected as Preseason Favorite by CCC Head Coaches
    February 12, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 12, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team has been selected as the favorite in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Golden Bears Defeat Plymouth State on Senior Day, 37-3
    February 09, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 9, 2019) – The Western New England University wrestling team posted a 37-3 senior day victory over Plymouth State University on Saturday afternoon at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England Falls to Curry on Senior Night, 5-1
    February 09, 2019
    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 9, 2019) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Curry College, 5-1, on Saturday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
  • Western New England Blanked by Curry, 3-0
    February 08, 2019
    MILTON, Mass. (February 8, 2019) – The Western New England University ice hockey team dropped a 3-0 decision to Curry College on Friday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Max Ulin Rink.
  • Matt O’Dea Named Joe Concannon Award Semifinalist for Second Consecutive Season
    February 07, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. (February 7, 2019) – For the second straight season, senior forward Matt O’Dea (Orland Park, Ill.) of the Western New England University ice hockey team has been selected as a semifinalist for the 19th Joe Concannon Award, the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston announced on Thursday morning.
  • Golden Bears Withstand Late Rally to Earn 93-80 Victory over Salve Regina
    February 05, 2019
    NEWPORT, R.I. (February 5, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s basketball team held off Salve Regina University down the stretch to earn a 93-80 victory over the Seahawks on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Rodgers Recreation Center.
  • Western New England Extends Winning Streak to Seven with 53-37 Win at Salve Regina
    February 05, 2019
    NEWPORT, R.I. (February 5, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built a 19-point halftime lead and cruised to a 53-37 victory over Salve Regina University on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Rodgers Recreation Center.
  • Golden Bears Stifle Curry on Senior Day, 52-30
    February 02, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a stifling defensive performance to earn a 52-30 victory over Curry College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England Cruises to 98-62 Senior Day Win over Curry
    February 02, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s basketball team cruised to a 98-62 senior day victory over Curry College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England Edges Becker, 3-2
    February 02, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2019) – Senior Tyler Hines (North Haven, Conn.) scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Western New England University ice hockey team earned a 3-2 victory over Becker College on Saturday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
  • Boyle, Goodall & DeLucia Lead Golden Bears at Trinity Tri-Match
    February 02, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. (February 3, 2019) – The Western New England University wrestling team split a tri-match with Trinity College and the University of Southern Maine on Saturday night at Trinity’s Oosting Gymnasium.
  • Golden Bears Fall to Becker in Overtime, 3-2
    February 01, 2019
    WORCESTER, Mass. (February 1, 2019) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Becker College, 3-2 in overtime on Friday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Worcester Ice Center.
  • Western New England Defeats Nichols 59-35 for Fifth Straight Win
    January 30, 2019
    DUDLEY, Mass. (January 30, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team outscored Nichols College 24-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 59-35 victory over the Bison on Wednesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
  • No. 24 Nichols Holds off Western New England, 82-63
    January 30, 2019
    DUDLEY, Mass. (January 30, 2019) – The No. 24 nationally ranked Nichols College men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to claim an 82-63 victory over Western New England University on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
  • Emily Farrell Receives Third CCC Player of the Week Award
    January 28, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 28, 2019) – Junior guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the third time this season, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Western New England Rides First Half Offensive Outburst to 104-88 Victory at UNE
    January 26, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 26, 2019) – The Western New England University men’s basketball team opened up a 65-36 halftime advantage on its way to a 104-88 triumph over the University of New England on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Fourth Quarter Surge Sends Golden Bears to 65-60 Road Victory over UNE
    January 26, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 26, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team erupted for 32 fourth quarter points as the Golden Bears earned a key 65-60 road victory over the University of New England on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Golden Bears Celebrate Senior Day with Wins over WestConn & St. Joseph’s (Maine)
    January 26, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 26, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s swimming team celebrated senior day for Anna Boucher (Merrimack, N.H.) with wins over Western Connecticut (157-97) and Saint Joseph’s (Maine) (155-90) on Saturday at the Alumni Healthful Living Center Pool.
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