Women’s Tennis Goes For Gold

May 12, 2011 David Spiegel 0

The New Paltz Women’s Tennis team has finished their regular season and is moving on to the NCAA Division III Championships, which begins on May 12. The SUNYAC champions finished the season with a 15-4 record and recently won the New Paltz Tournament that they hosted over the course of alumni weekend. Much like the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament, 64 teams are put into a single bracket based on seeding. The team will take on Simmons College in the first round on Friday in Amherst, Mass. After a successful season, the ladies and their coach are confident going into the championship tournament. “This is the strongest team we’ve ever sent,” Head Coach Robert Bruley said. Bruley said he has seen some special things out of his girls this year and knows they have what it takes to at least get out of the first round. Since it is the first trip to the championships for everyone […]

From Florida, With Wins

April 7, 2011 Andrew Wyrich 0

While mother nature has led the postponement or cancellation of three of the Hawks’ last five games, it was not a worry over spring break where the Hawks went 6-3 at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. Over the course of the five-day trip, the Hawks faced six teams including Knox College, Plymouth State University and Colby College and used the games played to gain experience for the remainder of their season. “Our pitching and defense was outstanding in Florida,” Head Coach Matt Griffiths said. “Early in the season, those two aspects are what you want to see […]