2014-15 Landmark Conference News

  • Elizabethtown Names Wilson As Next Head Women's Soccer Coach
    June 29, 2015
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Chris Wilson will lead Elizabethtown College women's soccer into its 28th season this fall. Dean of Students Marianne Calenda announced Wilson's hiring as the sixth coach in program history Wednesday afternoon.
  • Susquehanna's Carney to Lead Women’s Tennis Program
    June 25, 2015
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna University Director of Athletics Pam Samuelson has announced that Alison Carney will take over as head coach of the women's tennis program. Carney previously served as an assistant coach for both the SU men's and women's tennis programs in 2010-11 and again this past athletic year.
  • Landmark Administrators & Staff Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar
    June 24, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. – Over 40 administrators, staff, and coaches from the nine members of the Landmark Conference attended the 2015 NCAA Division III Regional Rules Seminar on the campus of York College of Pennsylvania last Thursday.
  • Moravian's Lambright Named First Team Academic All-America
    June 23, 2015
    Moravian senior Emily Lambright has been named to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America NCAA Division III Women's Track & Field/Cross Country First Team.
  • Lovecchio to Step Down as Scranton Director of Athletics
    June 12, 2015
    Toby Lovecchio will be stepping down as Director of Athletics to become the Associate Athletic Director for Operations at Scranton.
  • Tori Neill Named Women's Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete
    June 04, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Catholic defender Tori Neill has been chosen as the 2015 Landmark Women’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete. Neill is the third Cardinal to be recognized this academic year, joining Maura Campbell (field hockey) and Julia Wisler (women’s swimming & diving), and she is the second-straight Catholic women’s lacrosse player to be honored after Yasmeen Ajdari took home the award in 2013-14.
  • Holbert Named CoSIDA Academic All-America
    June 03, 2015
    Alex Holbert was announced as Elizabethtown College baseball's sixth Capital One Academic All-America® Tuesday afternoon.
  • Scranton's Mesaris & Stricker Selected for NCAA Forum
    June 03, 2015
    Meredith Mesaris and Shannon Stricker will participate in the 2015 NCAA Career in Sports Forum to be held in Indianapolis, Ind., June 4-7.
  • Troy Smith Honored as Men's Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete
    June 03, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Merchant Marine midfielder Troy Smith has been named the Landmark Men’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete for the 2015 season. He is the second Mariner senior to be honored during 2014-15, joining men’s soccer midfielder Kyle Arestivo, and he is the 11th USMMA student-athlete recognized during the Landmark era.
  • Stephanie Romano Chosen as Softball Senior Scholar Athlete
    June 02, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Scranton infielder Stephanie Romano has been honored as the Landmark Softball Senior Scholar Athlete for the 2015 season. She is the fifth Royal senior to be recognized in 2014-15, and she is the first Scranton softball senior to be named a senior scholar athlete.
  • Blue Jays Host "Playing for a Tomorrow" Service Event
    June 01, 2015
    Elizabethtown College women's lacrosse held a "Playing For a Tomorrow" on Saturday, April 18 when it hosted Scranton in its home finale. The Blue Jays raised funds and awareness for mental health diseases, with all proceeds going to the Child Mind Institute and To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA).
  • Moravian SAAC Event Wins NCAA Division III May Spotlight Poll
    June 01, 2015
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Moravian College’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s Special Olympics story Moravian SAAC Hosts Annual Special Olympics Basketball Tournament finished first in the May voting in the NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll, earning $500 from the NCAA to put towards its next Special Olympics event.
  • Kristopher Davis Named Landmark Baseball Senior Scholar Athlete
    June 01, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Elizabethtown’s Kristopher Davis has been selected as the Landmark Baseball Senior Scholar Athlete for the 2015 season. He becomes the second Blue Jay to earn scholar athlete accolades this year, joining men’s cross country runner Dan Gresh.
  • Moravian AD Scot Dapp Announces Retirement Effective July 31
    May 29, 2015
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- Moravian College Director of Athletics Scot Dapp has announced his retirement from the school effective Friday, July 31.
  • Sarah Twiggs Named Assistant Commissioner of Landmark
    May 28, 2015
    Twiggs joins the Landmark following a year at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. She will assume her duties June 15.
  • Chris Morgan Named Elizabethtown Director of Athletics
    May 27, 2015
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – One Elizabethtown College alum won't be waiting until October for Homecoming this year. Chris Morgan, a 1991 grad and 2009 Ira R. Herr Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee, was officially introduced as the College's new Director of Athletics Wednesday morning.
  • USMMA Announces Departure from Landmark
    May 22, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy has informed the Landmark Conference that it intends to withdraw from the conference following the acceptance of a membership offer from the Skyline Conference.
  • Moravian's Bailey and Redmond Compete at NCAA Championships
    May 21, 2015
    CANTON, N.Y. --- The Moravian College track & field teams had a pair of competitors on the opening day of action Thursday at the 2015 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships being hosted by St. Lawrence University.
  • Three From Landmark Named Honorable Mention All-Americans
    May 19, 2015
    PERRY, N.Y. --- The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced its 2015 Division III All-America Teams today, with three from the Landmark earning honorable mention accolades.
  • Five From Landmark Named to All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team
    May 18, 2015
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. --- Five First-Team All-Landmark performers from the 2015 season were named all-region by D3baseball.com today.
  • Boyland, Frey, Millard Named USILA Scholar-Athletes
    May 18, 2015
    PERRY, N.Y. --- The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced its 127 Scholar-Athletes across the NCAA's three divisions today, with Conor Boyland (Susquehanna), Matt Frey (Elizabethtown) and Ryan Millard (Scranton) each receiving recognition.
  • Nine Landmark Competitors Qualify for National Championships
    May 18, 2015
    CANTON, N.Y. --- The Landmark Conference will be well represented at this week's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Cardinals Battle Back Before Falling 13-12 in NCAA Regional Finals
    May 17, 2015
    CORTLAND, N.Y. – Catholic University faced a daunting task Sunday in its attempt to go to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the first time: defeat the No. 2-ranked team in the nation that had won 66 in a row at home.
  • Greyhounds Drop Pair of Hard-Fought Games in NCAA Super Regional
    May 16, 2015
    GREENCASTLE, Ind.--- The Moravian College softball team fell, 9-6 and 10-7 in the final two games of the NCAA Division III Super Regionals at DePauw University on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
  • Cardinals Breeze Past Mount Union into Regional Finals
    May 16, 2015
    CORTLAND, N.Y. – How good is the No. 10 Catholic University women's lacrosse team? Its two victories in the NCAA Tournament have come against teams that entered the games with a combined record of 35-2.
  • Catholic Holds Off Moravian to Claim 2014-15 Presidents' Trophy
    May 15, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — The closest Presidents’ Trophy race since the inaugural year of the Landmark Conference ultimately came down to the final championship of the 2014-15 season.
  • Walk-Off Double Propels Moravian in Super Regional Opener
    May 15, 2015
    Greencastle, Ind. - Madison Newhouser's bases-loaded walk-off double to left in the bottom of the eighth scored two and gave Moravian a 6-5 win over DePauw in the opening game of the best-of-three Super Regional series of the NCAA Division III Softball Championship.
  • Blue Jays Eliminate Cardinals from NCAA Tournament
    May 14, 2015
    YORK, Pa. – The No. 3 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays eliminated the No. 7 Catholic Cardinals on day two of the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional by a score of 15-3. The Blue Jays set a season record with 22 hits in the win, and will now play on Friday in Game 9 at 10 a.m.
  • Landmark Names Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    May 13, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference has named 61 student-athletes to the Spring All-Sportsmanship Team. The All-Sportsmanship Team includes one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team.
  • Cardinals Fall 3-2 to Crusaders in NCAA Opener
    May 13, 2015
    YORK, Pa. – Senior closer Kevin Becker-Menditto earned his Division III record-tying 46th save and second-seeded Alvernia University (33-12) topped #7 Catholic University (29-12) 3-2 Wednesday evening in game four of the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Baseball Regional at Santander Stadium.
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