The Landmark Conference has selected eight student-athletes as Landmark Senior Scholar Athletes for their respective spring sports. A committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors and sports information directors selected the recipients, choosing one senior from each of the spring 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 Landmark Conference has announced that 32 student-athletes have been honored with selection to the 2008 Spring 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.
A total of 363 student-athletes have been recognized for their success in athletic competition and in the classroom as they have been named to the 2008 Spring Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. The honorees were selected from all eight Landmark Conference institutions.
With several sports crowning conference champions and other closing out their regular season the Landmark Conference has picked 14 spring sports athletes as Players of the Week. The Landmark Conference Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
For the eight consecutive season, but the first time in the Landmark Conference, Drew mens team won the conference championship. The Rangers swept Catholic, 9-0, to maintain the legacy of excellence that began in 2000. Three big doubles points set the tone and the Rangers finished off the sweep with six hard fought singles matches.
The second seeded Catholic University men's tennis team held on to defeat the University of Scranton Royals (11-7-1) 6-3 on Wednesday in the Landmark Conference semifinal. The third seeded Royals took the first two matches of the day but the Cards came roaring back to pick up the next six out of seven. CUA is now 11-5 on the season.
Drew advanced to the Landmark Conference finals with a resounding 8-1 win over Moravian at the Drew Tennis Center. Drew won all three doubles points to take command of the match and then won five of the singles points for the 8-1 win. Drew had narrowly defeated Moravian, 5-4, in the regular season. The Rangers will take on Catholic on Saturday for the inaugural Landmark Conference title.
Following the first completed regular season in Landmark Conference history, 16 student-athletes have been selected to the 2008 All-Landmark Conference Mens Tennis Team as selected by the conferences eight head coaches. The team consists of a first and second team, with six singles players and three doubles pairings per team.
With the spring athletics season winding down another fourteen Landmark Conference student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Players of the Week after a week of spring sport competition. The Landmark Conference Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
The Moravian men's tennis team snapped a four-match losing streak and earned the fourth seed in the 2008 Landmark Conference Tournament with a 6-3 victory at Juniata College in the regular season finale.
Fourteen Landmark Conference student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Players of the Week after a week of spring sport competition. The Landmark Conference Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
Behind two victories from freshman Carl Caceres (Teaneck, N.J./Bergen Catholic), The University of Scranton men's tennis team downed Moravian College, 6-3, in Landmark Conference action for its fifth straight victory.
The United States Merchant Marine Academy tennis team got its first victory, by beating Webb, 8-1 in a dual match on Thursday day afternoon. Jeffrey Fasoli led the Mariners, having shutout Webb in his doubles and singles matches. Billy Coulter also won both his doubles and singles match.
Billie Weiss (Lutherville, MD/Dulaney) and Michael Simon (Palo Alto, CA/Palo Alto) were victorious in singles play and partnered for a win at third doubles as Goucher men's tennis turned back Frostburg St., 6-3, today.
Following the first full week of the spring sports season nine student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Conference Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the conference office.
The Drew University mens tennis team has been named the favorite to claim the top position in the first season of competition in the Landmark Conference as selected in the Landmark Preseason Mens Tennis Poll. The head mens coaches and sports information directors at each institution that sponsors the sport were polled for the preseason ballot.
More than 18 months after its formation, the Landmark Conference will begin competition in the coming months. The eight-member Division III conference will have official competition and will crown champions beginning in the Fall of 2007.