The Landmark Conference has selected six athletes as Landmark Senior Scholar Athletes for their respective fall sports. A committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors and sports information directors selected the recipients, choosing one senior from each of the fall sports sponsored by the conference. The honorees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 and are selected based on their accomplishments in all areas of college life including athletics, academics and other extracurricular activities. The award is the most exclusive awarded by the Conference with just 20 honorees for each academic year.
The awards continue to pile on for Juniata College sophomore Meghan McGlone (Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Lehigh) as she was named to the 2009 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-American Third Team, announced November 25.
For the second time in as many year Susquehanna University has jumped to the top of the Landmark Presidents All Sports Cup standings after the fall sports season. With six of the Landmarks 20 sports having completed their seasons, Susquehanna leads the standings with a score of 7.33. Juniata College sits in second place with 6.67 points while The Catholic University is a narrow .17 points back in third with a score of 6.5. Rounding out the top half of the standings is The University of Scranton with 5.5 points.
The Landmark Conference has announced the selection of 32 student-athletes to the 2009 Fall Landmark All-Academic Team. Two male and two female athletes from each of the eight Landmark institutions were selected for the team which honors athletes who have excelled athletically and academically. Nominees could compete in any of the Landmark fall sports and must be a sophomore or older with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
The Landmark Conference has recognized 369 student-athletes by selecting them for the 2009 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. The honorees were selected from all eight Landmark Conference institutions.
Six student-athletes from Landmark field hockey teams were selected to the 2009 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Region Teams. It marks the third consecutive season the Landmark has placed at least five representatives on the All-Region squad.
The Juniata College field hockey team traveled to Lynchburg College to take on the Hornets in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championships. They also had to battle the remains of Hurricane Ida, as the Eagles lost a rain drenched matchup, 5-3 on Wednesday evening.
Twenty-four student-athletes have been recognized by the Landmark Conference as members of the 2009 All-Landmark Conference Field Hockey Team, as selected by the seven Landmark head field hockey coaches. The All-Landmark Team includes a first and second team with 12 honorees on each team, with the selections being made by position. The voting for the All-Conference Team took place after the conclusion of the regular season and prior to the start of the Landmark postseason.
Five Landmark Conference fall sport teams will represent the conference in 2009 NCAA Division III Tournament play beginning Wednesday Nov. 11. With Landmark Champions earning automatic bids for the first time, the champions in field hockey, mens soccer, womens soccer and volleyball all earned bids, while one other Landmark team was selected to the field as an at-large participant.
Four Landmark teams earned conference championships this past weekend and a total of nine student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Conference Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
In the brief history of the Landmark Conference, there has only been one field hockey team that has felt the success of winning the championship. The Juniata College Eagles have been that team, winning the first two championships, and continued the trend Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 victory over Susquehanna University on Winton Hill Field.
With Landmark postseason play beginning to determine the conference's first automatic qualifiers, a handful of conference teams remained in good position in the NCAA Regional Rankings released Wednesday. These are the final regional rankings that will be released before the NCAA Division III Tournament fields will be released Sunday Nov. 8 and Monday Nov. 9.
With the fall sports regular season came to an end and one winter sport continued early-season play a total of 11 Landmark student-athletes have been picked as Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
Susquehanna University's junior midfielder Rebecca Entwistle (Wall Twp., N.J./Wall) tallied two goals on Senior Day to give Susquehanna field hockey a 4-0 win over visiting Drew University in a Landmark Conference field hockey game at Sassafras Fields on Oct. 31.
Several Landmark Conference teams were included in the NCAA Regional Rankings reports released Tuesday, Oct. 27. These were the second regional rankings released by the respective NCAA Division III Sport Committee. There will be one more set of rankings released prior to the NCAA Championship selection.
Despite being out-shot 19-6 and trailing 10-7 in penalty corners, The University of Scranton field hockey team still managed to pull out a 1-0 victory over Vassar College in non-conference action Tuesday evening at Weinberg Field.
Susquehanna University's junior midfielder Rebecca Entwistle (Wall Twp., N.J./Wall) notched a goal and an assist to lead Susquehanna to a 3-1 win at Neumann University in a non-conference field hockey game on Oct. 27.
With just one week remaining in the fall sports regular season, and one winter sport getting underway, the Landmark Conference has selected 11 student-athletes as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
A three-goal performance by sophomore Tracey Scanlon proved to be the deciding factor in Catholic University's field hockey match-up against Drew University Saturday afternoon. With the 4-3 victory, the Cardinals soar to a 10-4 record on the year, while Drew drops to 11-6.
unior forward Tara Winter (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining) scored her first goal of the season to lift The University of Scranton to a 1-0 victory over Muhlenberg College in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Field.
For the third time this season, Drew field hockey won an overtime game as the Rangers defeated Vassar, 3-2, in Poughkeepsie. Elizabeth Law scored her second Golden Goal of the season with a great solo effort three minutes into the extra period.
With the fall sports season beginning to wind down and teams in the heart of the conference season, nine student-athletes have been honored as Landmark Conference Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
Senior forward Liz Carugan (South Salem, N.Y./John Jay) scored a goal on a breakaway 43 seconds into overtime to lift The University of Scranton to a 2-1 victory over Montclair State University in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Field.
The Landmark Conference has selected nine student-athletes as Landmark Players of the Week as a result of their performances this past week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
The Catholic University field hockey team prevailed over non-conference foe Misericordia University 3-1 on their home turf Monday afternoon. With the win, the Cardinals improve to 8-3 on the year, while Misericordia drops to 6-9.
A wet and wild morning led to two archrivals playing a crucial Landmark Conference field hockey contest at a neutral site. Juniata scored two first half goals and held off Catholic at the end to win, 2-1, at Susquehanna University on Saturday evening.