The Landmark Conference has chosen 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.
On the strength of claiming three Landmark Conference Championships during the fall, Susquehanna University sits atop the Landmark Presidents All-Sports Cup standings after the completion of the fall sports season. With six of the Landmarks 20 sports having finished their seasons, Susquehanna is atop the standings with a score of 7.67. Juniata College, who was in first place in the fall of the 2007 season sits in second place with 7.00 points. The University of Scranton and The Catholic University of America round out the top half of the standings with 6.08 and 5.92 points respectively.
Five Landmark Conference women's soccer players closed their season by earning spots on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The conference earned two first-team selections, one second-team choice and a pair of third-team honorees.
The Landmark Conference has announced that 32 student-athletes have been honored with selection to the 2008 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 354 student-athletes by selecting them for the 2008 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. The honorees were selected from all eight Landmark Conference institutions.
Drews Ann Mularz was selected to the ESPN The Magazine National Academic All-America® second team. This extraordinary honor recognizes Mularzs outstanding performance on the field as well as her exemplary academic record.
Twenty-four student-athletes have been selected to the 2008 All-Landmark Conference Womens Soccer team as voted by the conferences seven head 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.
A total of four Landmark Conference teams will represent the conference in the NCAA Division III Tournaments with play the first action taking place on Thursday, Nov. 13. The Landmark Conference Champions in volleyball, mens soccer and womens soccer all earned bids, while the Landmark earned a second team in the mens soccer tournament
After crowning Landmark Champions in four fall sports, a total of nine student-athletes have been recognized as Landmark Conference Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
Freshman forward Arielle Caldas netted the golden goal in the 108th minute to lift top seeded Moravian to a 1-0, double-overtime victory over second seed The Catholic University of America in the 2008 Landmark Conference Championship match on the HUB Quad.
The second fall sports season in Landmark Conference history will come to a close on Saturday Nov. 8 as the conference holds championships in four sports. Championship matches will be held in field hockey, mens and womens soccer and volleyball at the site of the highest seed remaining in the four-team postseasons.
Senior goalie Caitlin Corrigan made six saves to earn her 50th career victory and lead top seeded Moravian to a 2-0 victory over fourth seed Juniata College in a Landmark Conference Semifinal match on the HUB Quad.
Four Landmark Conference fall sports will begin conference postseason play this week, following the conclusion of the regular season on Saturday. Semifinal competition in field hockey, men's soccer and women's soccer, along with quarterfinals in women's volleyball will take place on Wednesday Nov. 5, with conference championships to be played on Saturday Nov. 8.
With the fall sports regular season coming to a close and one Landmark Championship in the books, 11 student-athletes have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
A total of four Landmark Conference men's and women's soccer players have been recognized for their achievements on the field and in the classroom by earning spots on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Soccer Teams.
With just one week remaining in the fall sports regular season, and one winter sport kicking off this past week, the Landmark Conference has selected 11 student-athletes as conference Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
Senior Meredith Tompeck (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) made a game-high 11 saves, including a fully extended diving effort with the game on the line in the 74th minute, to shut out Lycoming College and help visiting Susquehanna University to a 10 non-conference win in the 2008 River Derby game at the Shangraw Complex on Oct. 27.
Junior forward Abby Montgomery (Hughesville, Pa./Hughesville) scored the first and final goals of the game to lead Susquehanna University to a 21 overtime victory over Drew University during senior day at Sassafras Fields on Oct. 25.
Senior forward Tracy Fitzpatrick netted her second hat trick of the season to lead the Moravian women's soccer team to a 3-0 shutout of The University of Scranton in Landmark Conference action on the HUB Quad.
With the fall sports season hitting the home stretch, the Landmark Conference has chosen nine student-athlete as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
The University of Scranton women's soccer team took another step towards securing a Landmark Conference post-season tournament berth by defeating Juniata College, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Field.
The Catholic University women's soccer team unleashed an offensive attack that contained 24 shots and three goals, while holding their opponents to a single shot in 90 minutes as the Cardinals blanked Shenandoah 3-0.
Senior Meredith Tompeck (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) and junior Alyssa Kemmerer (Berwick, Pa./Berwick Area) both made one save to help visiting the Susquehanna University women's soccer team blank PSUHarrisburg, 30, in a non-conference game on Oct. 15.
Juniata College freshman Aimee Radic's (Belle Vernon, Pa./Belle Vernon Area) goal in the eighth minute of overtime lifted the Eagle women's soccer team to a 1-0 win over Dickinson College, Wednesday afternoon in Carlisle, Pa.
Drew womens soccer had its best offensive day of the season with a 3-0 win at DeSales. Megan Fogarty and Alyssa Goodman both scored in the first twenty minutes of play before Abby Dingle added her first collegiate goal in the second half. Ann Mularz made seven saves in goal for the Rangers (5-4-2).