CACC Headlines

  • 2019 CACC Men's & Women's Cross Country Season Preview
    August 23, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 23, 2019) -- The 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's and Women's Cross Country seasons get underway on Friday, Sept. 6, with multiple teams in action, and then a day later seeing all remaining teams tearing up the race course in various regional meets.
  • 2019-20 CACC Men's Golf Season Preview
    August 22, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 22, 2019) -- The 2019-20 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Golf season is right around the corner, as the nine schools in the league that compete in the sport will be in action the week following the Labor Day holiday weekend.
  • Goldey-Beacom Holds Top Spot in 2019 CACC Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 22, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 22, 2019) -- Goldey-Beacom College, winners of two of the last three conference titles, was picked to finish first in the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced on Thursday by Commissioner Dan Mara. The Lightning, who earned a share of last season's CACC regular season title while also capturing the NCAA Division II East Region Championship, earned 96 points in the voting, including six first-place votes. Voting for the poll was conducted by the league's 10 head coaches in the sport.
  • Tie at Top of Both Divisions in 2019 CACC Women's Volleyball Preseason Poll; Caldwell & Post (North) / GCU & HFU (South)
    August 21, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 21, 2019) -- Both the North and South Divisions feature a tie for the first-place spot in the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll, announced on Wednesday by Commissioner Dan Mara. Caldwell University and Post University are tied for first in the North with 89 points apiece, while the latter boasts seven first-place votes, and the former with six nods for the top spot. Georgian Court University and Holy Family University each feature 81 points for No. 1 in the South, with the Lions owning five first-place votes and the Tigers sporting four of their own. The voting for the preseason poll was conducted by the league's 14 head coaches in the sport.
  • Georgian Court Checks Off Top Spot in 2019 CACC Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 20, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 20, 2019) -- Georgian Court University was picked as the No. 1 team in the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll, which was announced on Tuesday by Commissioner Dan Mara. GCU, which claimed last season's CACC regular season championship, earned 159 points in the voting, including six first-place votes. The voting for the poll was conducted by the league's 13 head coaches in the sport.
  • CACC Championship Festival Will Crown 5 Conference Champs at Georgian Court University (April 30 - May 3)
    August 15, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 15, 2019) -- The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and its 14-member institutions are excited to once again be hosting the CACC Championship Festival, as the 2020 event will be held from April 30 - May 3, at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, N.J. The Festival will feature five CACC Championships, including softball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, men's outdoor track & field and women's outdoor track & field. The announcement of the 2020 Festival was made on Thursday by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara.
  • Post University & Municipal Stadium to Host CACC Baseball Championship for Fourth-Straight Year in 2020
    August 14, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 14, 2019) -- Post University and Municipal Stadium in Waterbury, Conn., will once again serve as host for the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Championship, as announced on Wednesday by Commissioner Dan Mara. It will mark the fourth-consecutive year the school and facility will play host to the double-elimination portion of the championship.
  • CACC Selects G-B's Cliona Crammond as its Nominee for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award
    August 13, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 13, 2019) -- The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) has announced that it has selected Goldey-Beacom College's Cliona Crammond as its nominee for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The announcement was made recently by the NCAA.
  • CACC Men's Tennis Championship Heads Back to Post for 2020 Tournament
    August 13, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 13, 2019) -- Post University will once again serve as the host institution for the semifinals and final of the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Tennis Championship, as announced on Tuesday by Commissioner Dan Mara. The dates for the championship include the semifinals on Saturday, April 25, and the championship final on Sunday, April 26. The semis and final will be held at the Edgewood Bath & Tennis Club in Middlebury, Conn. Post served as host for the men's tennis championship back in 2018.
  • Goldey-Beacom Tabs Kareem Bryant as its New Head Women's Tennis Coach
    August 12, 2019
    WILMINGTON, Del. (August 12, 2019) -- Goldey-Beacom College's storied women's tennis program has been placed in the hands of Kareem Bryant, who takes over as head coach beginning with the 2019-20 season.
  • Kimberly Piard Named Dominican Head Track & Field/Cross Country Head Coach
    August 12, 2019
    Orangeburg, N.Y. (August 12, 2019) -- Dominican College Director of Athletics, Joseph S. Clinton, has announced the hiring of Kimberly Piard as the new head men's and women's cross country/track and field coach. Piard replaces Eric Schaffer who resigned this past May.
  • Anthony Scannella Named New Women's Track & Field Head Coach at Felician
    August 12, 2019
    RUTHERFORD, N.J. (August 12, 2019) – Anthony Scannella of Garfield has been named the head women's track & field coach at Felician University, Felician director of athletics Ben DiNallo Jr. has announced. Scannella is the fifth coach in program history.
  • USciences to Host 2019-20 CACC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships
    August 05, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 5, 2019) -- University of the Sciences will serve as the host institution for the semifinals and finals of both the 2019-20 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championships on March 7-8 at the Athletic Recreation Center on the school's campus in Philadelphia, Pa. The announcement was made on Monday by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara. Both tournaments will tip off on Tuesday, March 3, with the first-round games at the sites of the highest seeds. It will mark the second-consecutive year USciences will serve as host for a major basketball tournament, as the school played host to the 2019 NCAA Division II East Region Women's Basketball Tournament back in March.
  • Holy Family to Host 2019 CACC Women's Volleyball Championship
    August 02, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 2, 2019) -- Defending champion Holy Family University will serve as the host school for the semifinals and final of the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Volleyball Championship on Nov. 23-24, at the Campus Center Gymnasium on the HFU campus in Philadelphia, Pa. The announcement was made on Friday by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara. The tournament will kick off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, with four first-round matches at the sites of the highest seeds.
  • Post University to Serve as Host for CACC Men's & Women's Soccer Championships for the Second Year in a Row
    August 02, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 2, 2019) -- Post University will serve as the host institution for the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's and Women's Soccer Championship Semifinals and Finals on Nov. 15 & 17 in Waterbury, Conn., as announced on Friday by Commissioner Dan Mara. It marks the second-consecutive year and fourth time in the last six seasons Post will play host to the soccer championships in Waterbury.
  • Chestnut Hill to Serve as Host School for 2019 CACC Men's & Women's XC Championships at Belmont Plateau
    July 31, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 31, 2019) -- Chestnut Hill College will serve as the host institution for the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's & Women's Cross Country Championships, as announced on Wednesday by Commissioner Dan Mara. CHC will host the championship event on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia.
  • Post Once Again Chosen to Host CACC Women's Tennis Championship in 2019
    July 26, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 26, 2019) -- Post University will serve as the host institution for the semifinals and final of the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Tennis Championship, as announced on Friday by Commissioner Dan Mara. The dates for the championship include the first round on Tuesday, Oct. 22, with the semifinals and final on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 25-26. The semis and final will be held at the Edgewood Bath & Tennis Club in Middlebury, Conn.
  • Dominican College to Host 2019 CACC Golf Championship at White Beeches Golf Club
    July 26, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 26, 2019) -- Dominican College has been chosen as the host school for the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Golf Championship, which will be staged Oct. 6-8, at White Beeches Country Club in Haworth, N.J. The Chargers will host the tournament, as they look to defend their conference title which they captured at Deerfield Golf Club in Newark, Del., last October.
  • 16 Squads Earn 2018-19 CACC Team Academic Award for Having Highest GPA in their Respective Sport
    July 25, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 25, 2019) -- The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) unveiled its inaugural CACC Team Academic Award winners on Thursday, as six schools combined to take home the 16 honors for the 2018-19 academic year. The announcement was made by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara, as the school with the highest team grade point average in each of the league's 16 championship sports, was crowned the Team Academic Award winner for that specific sport.
  • Felician Names Herb Melendez as its New Head Softball Coach
    July 26, 2019
    RUTHERFORD, N.J. (July 26, 2019) – Herb Melendez of Levittown, N.Y., has been named the head softball coach at Felician University, Felician director of athletics Ben DiNallo Jr. announced today. Melendez is the seventh coach in program history.
  • USciences & Chestnut Hill Ranked in 2018-19 WBCA Division II Academic Top-25 Honor Roll
    July 25, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 25, 2019) -- University of the Sciences and Chestnut Hill College on Thursday were honored by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) by being named to the Division II Academic Top-25 Team Honor Roll.
  • Five CACC Women's Lacrosse Programs Earn Academic Honor Squad Status from the IWLCA
    July 25, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 25, 2019) -- Five Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's lacrosse programs earned 2019 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division II Academic Honor Squad status, as announced by the national coaches organization on Thursday.
  • Trio of CACC Men's & Women's Track & Field Programs Earn All-Academic Team Status from the USTFCCCA
    July 23, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 25, 2019) -- Three Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) track & field programs earned 2018-19 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, including University of the Sciences' men's and women's teams, and the Georgian Court University women's squad. The announcement of the All-Academic Teams was made earlier this week by the national coaches organization.
  • Wilmington Names Troy Donato New Women's Tennis Head Coach
    July 25, 2019
    NEWARK, Del. (July 25, 2019) -- Wilmington University Director of Athletics Dr. Stefanie Whitby is pleased to announce Troy Donato as the next head coach of the women's tennis program, starting immediately.
  • Chestnut Hill Names Daryl Nelson as New Cross Country/Track & Field Head Coach
    July 25, 2019
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (July 25, 2019) – Chestnut Hill College Director of Athletics and Recreation Jesse Balcer is pleased to welcome Daryl Nelson as GriffinNation's new Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach. "Daryl has both the experience and moral character we were looking for in our search. He has had the opportunity to play and coach at the (NCAA) DI level, he understands the rigors and issues our student-athletes deal with. Combine that with his personality and knowledge, I am confident he will build a program that Chestnut Hill College will be proud of for years to come."
  • Former Post Standout Brian McKenna Signs with Miami Marlins
    July 25, 2019
    WATERBURY, Conn. (July 25, 2019) -- Class of 2015 baseball player Brian McKenna was signed by the Miami Marlins on July 19 after a great first half of the season pitching in relief for the Florence Freedom of the Independent Frontier League.
  • Three Post Men's Golf Standouts Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars
    July 24, 2019
    WATERBURY, Conn. (July 24, 2019) -- Three players from the 2018-19 Post University men's golf team were named as Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, as announced earlier this week.
  • Five CACC Volleyball Teams Earn AVCA Team Academic Awards
    July 23, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 23, 2019) -- Five Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's volleyball programs recently were recognized with Team Academic Awards from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), as announced by the national coaches organization.
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