More news from

  • Franciscan jumps to the PAC
    April 20, 2019
    In a year in which the Conference Shuffle has not been combined to the Northeast Corridor, Franciscan, of Steubenville, Ohio, announced it will be joining the Presidents' Athletic Conference.
  • Wesleyan beats national power to win first title
    May 30, 2018
    Playing for the men's lacrosse national championship for the first time, against 12-time champ Salisbury, Wesleyan won the national title. It's the first national championship in any team sport for the Cardinals.
  • Lightning strikes twice in Salem for Bullets
    May 28, 2018
    It took a day of waiting out thunderstorms, but when the opening draw finally took place in the 2018 NCAA Division III women's lacrosse championship, lightning managed to strike twice as third-ranked Gettysburg took down No. 4 Middlebury 11-9 to capture its second consecutive national title.
  • Manhattanville returning to Skyline
    May 09, 2018
    In 2007-08, Manhattanville left the Skyline Conference for the MAC Freedom, even though Purchase, New York, is well within sight of the New York City skyline. In 2019-20, the Knights will return.
  • North Central to add women's wrestling
    May 08, 2018
    There are just a handful of Division III schools which sponsor women's wrestling. In 2019-20, North Central (Ill.) will become just the fifth.
  • Springfield repeats as men's volleyball champs
    May 01, 2018
    The Pride are once again on top of the Division III men's volleyball world, as Springfield men's basketball has won the national title for the fifth time in the seven years the sport has been offered.
  • Thomas More admitted to NAIA
    April 17, 2018
    Unable to find any Division III conference willing to take them as members, Thomas More will leave the NCAA altogether in the fall of 2019.
  • SUNY-Delhi brings six sports to NAC
    April 16, 2018
    Six of the Broncos' spring sports will be joining the North Atlantic Conference, a possible prelude to the provisional D-III member joining for the rest of its sports down the line.
  • Mount Ida closing up shop
    April 06, 2018
    Mount Ida announced on April 6 that it would be ceasing operations as an institution and would become a branch of UMass-Amherst, making it the second Boston-area Division III school that will cease to be an independent entity at the end of the academic year.
  • Jonathas carries Mass-Boston to women's title
    March 11, 2018
    One incredible athlete with four incredible performances essentially won the Division III women's indoor track and field national championship, as Wadeline Jonathas won the long jump and the 60, 200 and 400 to score 40 points singlehandedly.
  • Mount Union men win indoor title on last event
    March 11, 2018
    The Purple Raiders won the 4x400 relay at the 2018 Division III indoor men's track national championship, and that win edged them past North Central (Ill.) for the overall title.
  • Pentathlon duo pushes, helps each other
    March 11, 2018
    The word 'compete' comes from Latin origins, meaning to meet or come together, or to seek together. This past weekend, St. Benedict track athletes Megan Sundstrom and Jenna Degen proved that they truly know how to compete – how to seek together.
  • Atlantic East has name, formal announcement
    March 01, 2018
    Back in June 2017, announced a new conference would be forming, and cited the members' names. Finally, the conference has made its announcement.
  • Seeking a level playing field
    January 26, 2018
    While Title IX increased opportunities for women to play college sports, there are actually fewer women's head coaches in college now than before the law passed. Why is that and what can be done to level the playing field for women in the coaching profession? Ryan Scott explores in Around the Nation on
  • Who is Claire Marburger?
    January 19, 2018
    If you follow the IIAC, you might know her as Luther's All-American who transferred from Central. There is a lot more to her story that you probably don't know, including her battle with clinical depression. Claire has decided to tell that story to help others going through the same struggle. More on
  • Benedictine looking to D2
    January 16, 2018
    Having gained approval from its board of trustees, and found a sponsoring conference in Division II, Benedictine has made its application and will await word from the Division II membership committee.
  • 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.
Load More