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  • Transfers on the move to find their groove
    January 12, 2018
    Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions in a person's life. What happens when that first choice ends up not being the best fit for academic, athletic or other reasons? Ryan Scott shares the stories of some Division III basketball transfer athletes who have found a home in new places.
  • The secret to coaching success
    December 11, 2017
    What does it take to be a successful coach? Good players, of course. And preparation. And all the things you hear about in postgame news conferences. But what about trust, flexibility and consistency? Why are coaching's "soft skills" so hard?'s Ryan Scott talked to some of the best in the business to find out.
  • Middlebury back on top in field hockey
    November 24, 2017
    For the second time in three seasons, and the third time overall, Middlebury won the Division III field hockey title, defeating Messiah in record fashion.
  • CMS wins first volleyball title, in sweep
    November 21, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team brought the program's first national title in any women's sport back to campus, sweeping past Wittenberg in three sets.
  • Cru's success is infectious
    November 02, 2017
    Mary Hardin-Baylor's 2016 national title may well have lit a fire under the rest of the Crusaders' fall sports, with the volleyball and both soccer teams having great seasons. Meanwhile, the 2017 football Cru are looking to keep the run going. More on
  • Wash U goalie named NCAA Woman of the Year
    October 23, 2017
    Lizzy Crist, a Washington University in St. Louis graduate, became the fifth Division III student-athlete to win the highest individual honor the NCAA awards a student-athlete.
  • D-III's No. 1 takes down D-II's No. 1
    October 11, 2017
    Messiah, the defending national champion in field hockey, took it to Division II top-ranked Shippensburg, thrashing the defending Division II champ, 4-0.
  • From refugee to survivor, Achol Odolla is running free
    September 28, 2017
    Achol Odolla nearly died in the genocide in Ethiopia in 2003 and her family was soon on the run for their lives. Coming to the U.S. as a refugee gave her a new lease on life, but meanwhile, she's still running, on the Stevenson women's cross country team. A #whyd3 story.
  • Record crowd sees Division III football game
    September 23, 2017
    St. Thomas defeated archrival for the fourth consecutive time and the seventh time in the past nine meetings, as the Tommies defeated St. John's 20-17 in front of more than 37,000 fans. Full coverage on
  • Division III alumni receive invites to NHL training camps
    September 13, 2017
    At least four former Division III players, including two players from Division III's Class of 2017, will have the opportunity to leave their mark at the highest level of professional hockey as invitees to 2017 NHL training camps.
  • CSAC restocks with two new schools
    September 08, 2017
    Over the summer, five schools announced they would be leaving the Colonial States Athletic Conference after the 2017-18 school year, leaving the conference with no schools that had ever won its all-sports title. But the CSAC is starting to patch the holes.
  • Division III gives the full college experience
    August 16, 2017
    Manchester sophomore women's cross-country runner Emily Lynn has made the most of her first year as a Division III student-athlete.
  • ODAC expands to add Ferrum
    June 27, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is adding another all-sports member, but perhaps most importantly, Ferrum brings with it an eighth football program.
  • A new conference shuffle coming
    June 06, 2017
    A decade ago, a Mid-Atlantic Shuffle created a new conference and remade six others. Now, the process looks ready to start again, with eight schools from three leagues in the process of signing on for another new group.
  • Thomas More to withdraw from PAC
    June 01, 2017
    After 12 years, Thomas More will be leaving the Presidents' Athletic Conference following the upcoming school year. And the school did not announce a new home.
  • Gettysburg women capture second lacrosse title
    May 29, 2017
    The Bullets scored the go-ahead goal with just under three minutes left and iced the game away, defeating TCNJ 6-5 to take home Walnut and Bronze in women's lacrosse.
  • Salisbury adds to trophy case
    May 29, 2017
    The Sea Gulls made it an even dozen men's lacrosse national titles, and they made it look easy with a 15-7 win vs. RIT.
  • Salisbury, RIT to meet for men's lacrosse title
    May 23, 2017
    No. 1 and No. 2 will meet for the title in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., sporting a combined record of 41-3.
  • Baseball postseason opens
    May 18, 2017
    Over the course of five days, the Field of 56 in baseball get whittled down to the eight teams who will advance to the Division III World Series in Appleton, Wis. Follow all of the action on
  • Salisbury moves on; Lynchburg posts upset
    May 14, 2017
    The top-ranked Sea Gulls had no trouble with Hampden-Sydney, while Lynchburg posted a road win at York (Pa.) as the third round of the D-III men's lacrosse tournament wasn't much more competitive than the second.
  • Castleton to join Little East in 2018
    May 04, 2017
    The Little East, a collection of state schools in New England, is expanding to Vermont for the first time with the addition of Castleton for the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Illinois Tech finds home in NACC
    May 03, 2017
    The Illinois Tech athletic department should be full members of Division III in two years, and its baseball team will play in the WIAC next spring, but the following year, IIT will become full NACC members.
  • Westfield State pitching: A family affair
    May 03, 2017
    For the past 44 years, Westfield State University has been a family affair for the Sullivans, culminating with senior pitcher Julie Sullivan.
  • Springfield back on top in men's volleyball
    April 30, 2017
    The Pride avenged last year's loss to SUNY New Paltz, defeating the Hawks in four sets to win the NCAA Division III national title in men's volleyball for the fourth time in the six seasons it has been awarded.
  • No. 1 Bates men's lacrosse completes undefeated regular season
    April 26, 2017
    The No. 1 ranked Bates men's lacrosse team became the first team in NESCAC history to go 10-0 in league play with a 24-10 victory over Colby.
  • Kalamazoo extends streak to 79 years
    April 22, 2017
    If you thought Mount Union had a long football streak, or Kenyon had won a lot of swimming titles, you've got another thing coming. Meet the Kalamazoo men's tennis program.
  • Thayer racks up record 21 K's, adds perfect game
    April 22, 2017
    Seven innings multiplied by three outs equals 21, and while that's not the maximum number of strikeouts a pitcher could theoretically get in a fastpitch game, it is the record. On Friday, Lindsey Thayer tied it. On Saturday, she threw a perfect game.
  • Men's Final Four? That's moving, too
    April 20, 2017
    After calling the Salem Civic Center home for two decades, the Division III men's basketball national semifinals will move to a different site in 2019. The NCAA announced that the final four teams will move to the midwest for four years, starting in 2018-2019.
  • D-III cuts Stagg Bowl's ties to Salem
    April 18, 2017
    After a quarter-century of hosting the NCAA Division III football championship game, Salem Stadium will be home to the Stagg Bowl no longer after 2017. More coverage on
  • Mitchell's Murtha breaks NCAA single game mark
    April 18, 2017
    It was a day for national and program records at Ryan Field as the Bay Path women's lacrosse team claimed a 26-16 victory over Mitchell in New England Collegiate Conference on Tuesday afternoon.
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