Stephanie Pezzello, who will begin her junior season on the Moravian College field hockey team this fall, has a more important job later this month as she will be donating bone marrow to an 11-year old with leukemia after signing up to be a donor at the Be The Match Foundation – Get in the Game, Save a Life event hosted by the Greyhound football program the last two years.
A strong spring season helped Moravian College rally in the standings and claim the 201-11 Landmark Conference President’s All Sports Cup. The victory gives the Greyhounds three President’s Cup titles in the four-year history of the Landmark.
Paul R. Moyer, Moravian College’s chair/director of physical education, athletics and recreation, resigned his position Wednesday after 11 years to become the athletics director at McDaniel College effective July 11th.
One male and one female Landmark Conference track & field standout earned recognition for their efforts in competition and the classroom with selection to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District II College Division Track & Field/Cross Country Teams.
Two University of Scranton baseball players earned the ultimate honor today. Senior outfielder Chris Stallone and senior first-baseman David Giglio were named first and second team Academic all-American, respectively, by the College Sports Information Directors of America in a program sponsored by Capital One.
The Moravian College women's outdoor track & field team had its first of two competitors on the second day of the 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University earn a national title with junior Abigail Schaffer capturing the pole vault for the second time this season after winning the indoor championship back in March.
The 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships will take place Thursday May 26th through Saturday May 28th and nine Landmark Conference student-athletes will be among the competitors at the meet in Delaware, Ohio hosted by Ohio Wesleyan.
Five Landmark Conference baseball players have been honored for their play on and off the field with selections to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District II College Division Baseball First Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Senior outfielder Amanda Paulus connected on a three-run, walk off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to finish off a rally as 21st-ranked Moravian College came back from a 5-0 deficit to defeat the College of Staten Island, 8-5, in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Division III SUNY Cortland Regional Friday afternoon.
The Landmark Conference softball teams were well represented on the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District II College Division Softball First Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The Landmark placed six players on the team, including one first-team honoree.
With one more sport still to announce NCAA selections, five Landmark teams have earned selection to NCAA Division III Championship play and will represent the conference beginning on Wednesday May 11. The first teams will be in action on Wednesday as two teams take part in opening round games. One more will begin competition on Thursday, with the other two getting into action on Friday.
A total of 24 student-athletes have been honored for their efforts on the baseball field this season with selection to the 2011 All-Landmark Conference Baseball Team as voted by the conference’s seven head coaches.
After a week of Championships in which four Landmark team claimed conference titles, a total of eight 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.
Following a season in which the final standings were in heavily in doubt into the final weekend twenty-four student-athletes have been honored for their performance with selection to the All-Landmark Conference Men’s Lacrosse Team as voted by the conference’s six head coaches.
Twenty-third-ranked and top seed Moravian College captured its fourth straight Landmark Conference championship and earned an automatic berth to the 2011 NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament with a 14-1, five-inning win over third seed The Catholic University of America in the if necessary game seven of the Landmark Conference Championship Tournament hosted by Moravian at Blue & Grey Field.
Make it four Landmark Conference titles in four tries for CUA after the Cardinals defeated Drew 12-11 on Saturday afternoon inside Cardinal Stadium. Katie Buonpastore scored with one second left in the first half off a terrific feed from Kate Robinson to tie the game at six and the Cardinals rode the momentum from there to their fourth straight conference championship.
Another highly-competitive season of Landmark Conference men’s tennis sees 16 student-athletes have been selected to the 2011 All-Landmark Conference Men’s Tennis Team as selected by the conference’s eight head coaches
A total of 18 student-athletes have been selected to the 2011 All-Landmark Conference Women’s Tennis Team in recognition of their efforts on the court this past season, as selected by the conference’s seven head coaches.