NEAC Weekly Notables

NEAC Weekly Notables

LATHAM, N.Y. – This week’s edition of NEAC Notables features new coaching hires, postseason awards, and a pair of student-athletes cracked the NCAA Division III national leaderboards. Gallaudet, Lancaster Bible, Penn College, Penn State Abington, Penn State Harrisburg, SUNY Cobleskill, and SUNY Poly are featured. 

Gallaudet University
Sophomore forward Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.), who is a senior academically, of Gallaudet University was selected to the third team of the 2019 CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Academic All-America® Division III Women's Soccer teams released … It is the third time in 2019 that Neild has been named CoSIDA Academic All-America® …

Lancaster Bible
Junior Rama Mugisha (Lititz, Pa.) became the first Charger to garner all-region honors from the United Soccer Coaches … Mugisha was one of two NEAC men’s soccer players that garnered all-region honors …

Penn College
Penn College named Angela Hunley has its softball head coach last week … Hunley spent the previous 12 seasons as an assistant coach at Division II Mansfield University (Pa.) …

Penn State Abington
Penn State Abington announced the hiring of Suzanne Sheehan as the Nittany Lions’ head coach for women’s lacrosse … Sheehan arrives from Unionville High School and played collegiately at Neumann University …

Penn State Harrisburg
Junior Shammah Gahomera (Westbrook, Maine) was named all-region by the United Soccer Coaches … The 2019 NEAC Defensive Player of the Year is the first Nittany Lion to earn all-region honors from the USC …

SUNY Cobleskill
Nylasia Sutton (Queens, N.Y.) became the sixth player to drop 40 points in a Division III game this season with her 40-pointer, five-assist, and five steal performance against SUNY Delhi … The NEAC women’s basketball Player of the Week averaged 32 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals per contest while shooting 48.8-percent from the field including 50-percent from three-point range and 87.5-percent from the free-throw line …

SUNY Poly
Jaida Washington (Elmira, N.Y.) rejected 12 shots in SUNY Poly’s 69-50 win over Penn State Berks on Saturday …  The 12 blocks are the most by a player in Division III this season … The senior averaged 18 points, 8.5 rebounds, 6.5 blocks, and 3.5 steals over two games last week …

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Morrisville State, Penn College, Penn State Abington, Penn State Berks, Penn State Harrisburg, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Poly, and Wells College. Associate members are: Alfred State (M Lacrosse), Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), College of Saint Elizabeth (M Tennis & M Volleyball), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), SUNY Potsdam (M Volleyball) and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has also partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and women’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.