In baseball, sophomore Paul Wetmore tossed a no-hitter at
Old Westbury on March 5, and was named the National Collegiate
Baseball Writers National Pitcher of the Week. Sophomore pitcher
Bob Hamel gained D3baseball.com All-New England recognition.
The women’s basketball team ( 19-9)
placed second in the CCC Championship for
the second straight year. Senior basketball
players Emily Anderson and Mike Gelineau
passed 1,000 points in career scoring.
Field hockey ( 10-10) had its most success-
ful season in a decade, and reached the CCC
Championship final for the first time.
Men’s golf won five of 10 tournaments and
finished second in the CCC Championship
by a single shot behind Endicott. Men’s
lacrosse placed second in the CCC Championship and second in the conference with a
7-1 mark. John Klepacki coached the North
Team in the United States Intercollegiate
Lacrosse Association North-South Game.
Women’s volleyball ( 21-10) made it to the
title match of CCC Championship for the second time in program history. Softball posted
a 24-11 record and placed second in the CCC
with a 13-5 mark. Freshman pitcher Aimee
Kistner was the CCC Rookie of the Year.
Junior Erika Sheinhait made the All-New
England Team after a fourth-place finish at
the New England Intercollegiate Swimming &
Diving Association (NEISDA) Championship.
Senior Brian Donovan made the All-Pilgrim League Wrestling
Team. Freshman Davey Goodall was named to the New England
Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie Team.
Western New England finished high in the CCC All-Sports
Trophy rankings with the men ranked third and women fourth
in the 10-member league.
Twenty-five students were inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma
National College Honor Society on March 7. Numerous students
and teams received national academic accolades from their
respective organizations. Community service remained a strong
part of athletics with every team participating in a local or campus
project, including Girls and Women in Sport Day.
Team and Individual Highlights
Matt Fontaine (East
Accounting & Finance
Daniel Morin (Salem, NH),
seed in the Commonwealth
Coast Conference with a 6-3
mark before capturing the
CCC Championship with
victories over Roger Williams
( 3-1), top-seeded Endicott
( 2-2, advancing on penalty
kicks 5-3) and second-seeded
Wentworth ( 4-1).
Coach Devin O’Neill’s
squad fell at Brandeis 2-1 in
overtime in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Junior
forward Troy Remillard was
a repeat selection on the
All-CCC First Team. He was
third in the conference with
25 points (his 11 goals were
second in the CCC).
Western New England finished 11-10-1 for its fourth
consecutive winning season. The Golden Bears have
appeared in nine NCAA Division III Tournaments since
2004 and have captured six
CCC titles in 10 years in the
Coach Keith Emery
Please visit the athletics website at wnegoldenbears.com
for further information, statistics, and the fall schedules.