2017-18 Division III sports headlines

  • Bates College's Rosen and Kauppila advance to NCAA doubles quarterfinals
    May 24, 2018
    Senior Bates College men's tennis captain Ben Rosen and sophomore Jacob Kauppila turned in a dominating third set performance to defeat the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps combination of Julian Gordy and Nikolai Parodi by a score of 6-4, 3-6, 6-0 on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championships. 
  • History Maker - Ladwig first program All-American
    May 24, 2018
    Topping off a historical 2018 softball season, Manchester University senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) became the program’s first National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-American with the announcement of the top three squads Wednesday, May 23.
  • Steph Colson ’19 Brings Her Best to the Bullets
    May 24, 2018
    Gettysburg College lacrosse fans remember the moment well when Steph Colson '19 (Westminster, Md./Manchester Valley) dashed halfway up the field at Kerr Stadium, juked past two College of New Jersey defenders, and fired a shot past the Lions' goalkeeper for what turned out to be the game-winning goal in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship. It was the end of an amazing season for the Bullets and the clinching moment of an MVP performance by Colson.
  • Bullets Head Back to Salem for Final Four
    May 22, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College will defend its national championship on familiar turf this weekend as the Bullets return to the site of their 2017 NCAA Division III title run to face No. 2 Salisbury University in Saturday's semifinal at Kerr Stadium on the campus of Roanoke College in Salem, Va.
  • Gettysburg Clears Path to Final Four with Gritty Effort
    May 20, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Third-ranked Gettysburg College overcame an early five-goal deficit with a 10-2 run spanning the first and second periods and kept its dreams of repeating as NCAA Division III champion alive with a 13-10 victory over No. 6 Amherst College in the women's lacrosse national quarterfinals at Clark Field Sunday.
  • Bullets Dispatch Eagles, Draw Mammoths in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 19, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Saturday's only top-five match up in the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship saw third-ranked Gettysburg College cruise past fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington 16-5 and clinch a spot in Sunday's quarterfinals at Clark Field.
  • Five Bullets Earn All-Metro Region
    May 17, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College was well represented on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-Metro Region Team with five total selections, including four Bullets on the first team.
  • Ladwig tabbed first team all-region
    May 17, 2018
    Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) added to an already full cadre of post-season honors Wednesday, May 16, by being named first-team all-Central Region for NCAA Division III by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
  • Gettysburg Holds Special Commencement for Lacrosse Seniors
    May 17, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – With both men's and women's lacrosse programs scheduled to compete in the NCAA Division III Championship this weekend, Gettysburg College held a Special Commencement Ceremony for the 16 graduating seniors from both teams inside Kline Theater Thursday morning.
  • FINAL FOUR BOUND! Ghesquiere Scores Game-Winner in Closing Seconds as Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Tufts in Thriller, 12-11
    May 16, 2018
    Taylor Ghesquiere ’18 scored the game-winning goal with just 20 seconds remaining to send the No. 5 Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season as the Cardinals defeated No. 6 Tufts on the road, 12-11.
  • Gettysburg Set to Host NCAA Women’s Lax Regional
    May 15, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg College will once again play host for the regional round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship this weekend.
  • Colson Sets Draw Record, No. 3 Gettysburg Cruises in NCAA Opener
    May 13, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Junior midfielder Steph Colson(Westminster, Md./Manchester Valley) broke the program record for draw controls in a game and 11 different players scored goals as third-ranked Gettysburg College cruised to a 19-4 decision over Westfield State University in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship Saturday at Clark Field.
  • Bison wrap up season with setback to #8 Amherst
    May 12, 2018
    The Nichols College men's tennis team saw their season come to an end with a 5-0 loss at the hands of No. 8-ranked Amherst College on Saturday afternoon in an NCAA Tournament Second Round matchup at the Bennington Tennis Center in Williamstown, Mass.
  • Softball Goes Down Swinging in NCAA Regional
    May 12, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Gettysburg College softball fought until the bitter end in the NCAA Division III Newport News Regional, avoiding elimination with an 11-4 victory over Messiah College, but eventually falling short to No. 11 Christopher Newport University 7-6 to cap an impressive postseason.
  • Nichols rolls past Baruch into NCAA Second Round
    May 11, 2018
    The Nichols College men's tennis team won its fourth-straight NCAA Tournament First Round matchup with a 5-0 sweep of Baruch College on Friday afternoon at the Torrance Hunt Courts on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.
  • Bullets Fall to Defending National Champs in NCAA Opener
    May 11, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Gettysburg College struck first against No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan College in its first appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship in 11 seasons, but the defending national champions hit back hard on the way to a 9-2 decision in the Newport News Regional hosted by Christopher Newport University.
  • Nichols falls to #18 Skidmore in NCAA Second Round
    May 11, 2018
    The Nichols College women's tennis team saw their season come to an end in the NCAA Tournament Second Round as the Bison fell to the No. 18-ranked Skidmore College, 5-0, on Friday morning in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Bison slip past Wilkes in NCAA Tournament, 5-4
    May 10, 2018
    The Nichols College women's tennis team won its NCAA Tournament First Round matchup with Wilkes University, 5-4, on Thursday afternoon at the Proctor Tennis Courts on the campus of Middlebury College.
  • Women’s Lax Places Seven on All-CC Squad
    May 09, 2018
    LANCASTER, Pa. – The Centennial Conference champion Gettysburg College women's lacrosse team landed seven players on the all-league squad it was announced on Wednesday, May 9.
  • Ladwig leads all-HCAC teams
    May 09, 2018
    Senior second baseman Laurren Ladwig (Crown Point, Ind.) added to an already historic 2018 campaign by being named Manchester University’s first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball Most Valuable Player Wednesday, May 9.
  • Reilly, Baker Lead Softball All-CC Selections
    May 08, 2018
    LANCASTER, Pa.  – Senior Aileen Reilly (Huntington Station, N.Y./St. Anthony's) and freshman Shelby Baker (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington) were named the Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Year and Rookie of the Year, respectively, to lead a program record-breaking eight all-conference selections for the Gettysburg College softball team.
  • Four named to all-league squads
    May 08, 2018
    Three seniors and a freshman were the make-up for the quartet of Manchester University players on the 2018 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s tennis honor squads, released Tuesday, May 8.
  • Bullets Headed to Virginia for NCAA Regional
    May 07, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Gettysburg College softball team will begin its NCAA Division III Championship run against top-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College on the campus of Christopher Newport University on May 11.
  • Black and Gold sees record-setting campaign wind down
    May 07, 2018
    LEXINGTON, KY. – When the dust settled on Manchester University’s 2018 season at Transylvania University’s John and Donna Hall Field Friday, May 4, the positives of what had occurred far outweighed a pair of back-to-back defeats at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
  • Women’s Lacrosse to Host First Two Rounds of NCAAs
    May 07, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – Gettysburg College will begin the defense of its national title on its home turf as the Bullets will host the first two rounds of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship at Clark Field this weekend.
  • Hard-nosed battle winds up 2017-18 season
    May 06, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – A four-plus hour clash with a trip to the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinals on the line saw fourth-seeded Manchester University and fifth-seeded Franklin College scratch and claw for every point Friday, May 4.
  • Gettysburg Claims Centennial Softball Crown
    May 06, 2018
    GETTYSBURG, Pa.  – Gettysburg College claimed its first Centennial Conference softball championship in 11 years after weather wiped out the final day of competition in the postseason tournament on Sunday.
  • Tommies storm back for MIAC playoff crown
    May 06, 2018
    11-run comeback seals 13th MIAC tourney softball title
  • Bullets Overpower No. 7 F&M for CC Title
    May 06, 2018
    LANCASTER, Pa. – Fourth-ranked Gettysburg College out-scored No. 7 Franklin & Marshall College 11-2 in the second half on the way to a 15-7 decision and the program's 11th Centennial Conference championship in women's lacrosse Sunday at Shadek Stadium.
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