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Noontime Sports New England D3 Men’s Basketball Top 10 (Feb. 18th)

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We head into the BIG conference tournament week with some movement, beginning with Hamilton College and Amherst College switching places in the top three spots, and Keene State jumping up two spots following their tenth win this past weekend over Eastern Connecticut.

Nichols College dropped one spot and must be careful heading into their conference tournament as the top seed. Wentworth Institute of Technology proved the Bison are beatable, but ‘Boys of Dudley’ should find a way to Saturday’s championship, thanks to its current 12-game winning streak.

Albertus Magnus has some serious momentum heading into their conference tournament, thanks to six consecutive victories, including an impressive 93-87 win this past weekend over Suffolk University, which is one of six teams on the rise this week. All six teams, including the Rams, have the potential to win their respective conference tournament.


Noontime Sports D3 New England Men’s Basketball Poll | Feb. 18th, 2019 

1. MIT

22-3, 12-2 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 1
2. Hamilton College 22-3, 7-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
3. Amherst College 21-4, 7-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
4. Nichols College 23-2, 15-1 CCC Last Week: No. 3
5. Williams College 20-5, 6-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 6
6. Keene State  18-7, 13-3 LEC Last Week: No. 8
7. Middlebury College 18-7, 7-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 7
8. Albertus Magnus  17-7, 9-2 GNAC  Last Week: Not Ranked 
9. Gordon College  21-4, 13-3 CCC Last Week: No. 7  
10. Eastern Conn.  19-6, 13-3 CCC Last Week: No. 10

On The Rise: Emerson College, New England College, Salem State, Suffolk University, UMass Dartmouth, and WPI 


Previous Polls: Preseason | Week One | Week Two | Week ThreeWeek Four | Week Five| Week Six | Week Seven |Week Eight|Week Nine|Week 10| Week 11 


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Noontime Sports New England D3 Women’s Basketball Top 10 (Feb. 18th)

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By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports & @Noontime_Hoops 

Welcome to the BIG conference tournament week – the road the NCAA Division III Tournament has begun for some teams, but will officially begin for others tomorrow afternoon and evening.

By no surprise, the big three – Bowdoin CollegeAmherst College, and Tufts University – remain our top teams in the New England region, while Saint Joseph’s College (Maine) and Babson College continue to round out the top five positions.

Smith College, which delivered coach Lynn Hersey her 200th win this past Saturday, remains our sixth best team in New England followed by UMass Dartmouth (seventh), Middlebury College (eight) and Emmanuel College (nine).

Eastern Connecticut secured our tenth and final position – the Warriors enter their conference tournament with a lot of momentum and could be a tough out, along with Southern Maine and Rhode Island College.

Keep an eye on our team’s on the rise, including Endicott College, which secured the top spot in their conference tournament, along with Emerson College and Worcester State. Both Emerson and Worcester State could be sleepers in their respective conference postseason tournament.


Noontime Sports D3 New England Women’s Basketball Poll | Feb. 18th, 2019 

1. Bowdoin College

25-0, 10-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
2. Amherst College 23-2, 9-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2 
3. Tufts University 23-2, 8-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
4. St. Joseph’s (Maine) 25-0, 12-0 GNAC Last Week: No. 4
5. Babson College 21-4, 14-2 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 5
6. Smith College 20-5, 13-3 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 7 
7. UMass Dartmouth 21-4, 14-2 LEC Last Week: No. 8 
8. Middlebury College 19-6, 5-5 NESCAC Last Week: No. 6
9. Emmanuel College 20-5, 11-1 GNAC Last Week: No. 9
10. Eastern Conn.  17-8, 12-4 LEC Last Week: Not Ranked

On The Rise: Emerson College, Endicott College, MIT,  Trinity College, and Worcester State  


Previous Polls: Preseason | Week One | Week Two | Week Three| Week Four|Week Five| Week Six | Week Seven |Week Eight | Week NineWeek 10| Week 11


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D3 Lacrosse: Players To Watch In Rhode Island In 2019

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Jared Grier enjoyed a successful first season with Roger Williams and will certainly be a player to watch this spring. (PHOTO COURTESY:

By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports & @NoontimeLax 

Our D3 Lacrosse preseason coverage keeps on rolling with a trip to the Ocean State to highlight some student-athletes to watch this season at Johnson & WalesRoger Williams, and Salve Regina.

Revisit a few other New England D3 Lacrosse Players to Watch list:

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Pat Leary enjoyed a very successful first season with Salve Regina last spring. (PHOTO COURTESY: Salve Regina Athletics)

Rhode Island Men’s D3 Lacrosse Team

Ben Farrell (Midfield) Johnson & Wales  Baltimore, Md.
Stephen Gregg (Midfield) Johnson & Wales  Woolwich, N.J.
Brad Kretz (Attack) Johnson & Wales  Sandy Hook, Conn.
Jared Grier (Attack) Roger Williams Quincy, Mass. 
Harrison Levesque (FO/M) Roger Williams 

Ridgefield, Conn.

Tim Mullane (Attack) Roger Williams 

Hanover, Mass.

Weston Nolan (Goalie) Roger Williams

Falmouth, Maine

Pat Leary (Attack) Salve Regina 

Wakefield, Mass.

Brendan Kelly (Midfield) Salve Regina 

Long Beach, N.Y.

Ethan Robson (Midfield) Salve Regina 

Lincoln, R.I.


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Maria Patane will attempt to lead Johnson & Wales to a conference title this spring. (PHOTO COURTESY: Johnson & Wales Athletics)

Rhode Island Women’s D3 Lacrosse Team

Dani Lydecker (Attack) Johnson & Wales  Valley Cottage, N.Y.
Marley Medina (Midfield) Johnson & Wales 

South Hadley, Mass.

Maria Patane (Midfield) Johnson & Wales 

Greenwich, N.Y.

Allison Pazienski (Midfield) Johnson & Wales  New Hyde Park, N.Y.
Shayne Rivard (Attack) Roger Williams

Easton, Conn.

Devon Sarazin (Attack)

Roger Williams 

Falmouth, Maine

Emily Stoeppel (Midfield) Roger Williams

Brookfield, Conn.

Kiley Anderson (Midfield) Salve Regina 

East Greenwich, R.I.

Christina Myers (Goalie) Salve Regina River Edge, N.J.
Maddie Villareal (Attack) Salve Regina 

Portsmouth, R.I.


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D3 Lacrosse: Players To Watch In Maine In 2019

Tufts defeats Bates 20-12 at Bates on April 17, 2018.

Bates College’s Matt Chlastawa will be one of many players to watch this season in Maine. (PHOTO COURTESY: Theophil Syslo/Bates College)

By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports & @NoontimeLax

Our D3 Lacrosse preseason coverage rolls on with a trip to the Pine Tree State to highlight some student-athletes to watch this season in Maine.

Last week, we highlight student-athletes to watch in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Texas

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Tufts defeats Bates 20-12 at Bates on April 17, 2018.

Rocco Fantoni will be a player to watch on the Bates College defense this season. (PHOTO COURTESY: Theophil Syslo/Bates College)

Maine Men’s D3 Lacrosse Team

Matt Chlastawa (Attack) Bates College Westfield, Mass.
Rocco Fantoni (Defense) Bates College  Hauppage, N.Y.
Sam Carlin (Face-Off) Bowdoin College  New Albany, Ohio
Jimmy Young (Attack) Bowdoin College  Exeter, N.H.
C.J. Hassan (Midfield) Colby College Miami, Fla.
C.J. Layton (Goalie) Colby College  Wakefield, Mass.
Charlie Lynch (Attack) Colby College Bethesda, Md. 
Noah Regalado (Defense) Southern Maine  Plymouth, Mass. 
Adam Race (LSM) University of New Eng. Cazenovia, N.Y.
Alex Zadworny (Attack) University of New Eng. Florence, Mass. 

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Keara Dwyer will certainly be one of many players to watch on the University of New England offensive end. (PHOTO COURTESY: David Bates/UNE Athletics)

Maine Women’s D3 Lacrosse Team

Katie Allard (Attack) Bates College Ridgewood, N.J.
Eliza Denious (Midfield) Bowdoin College  Wilton, Conn.
Kara Finnerty (Midfield) Bowdoin College Hopkinton, Mass.
Katie Miller (Attack) Bowdoin College Rye, N.Y.
Natalie Rudin (Midfield) Bowdoin College Baltimore, Md
Emma Banks (Attack) Colby College North Haven, Conn.
Grace Langmuir (Midfield) Colby College  Providence, R.I.
Kara Kelly (Attack) Saint Joseph’s College York, Maine
Kayla Kelly (Midfield) Saint Joseph’s College York, Maine
Keara Dwyer (Attack) University of New Eng. Cazenovia, N.Y.

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Noontime Sports New England D3 Women’s Basketball Top 10 (Feb. 11th)

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By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports & @Noontime_Hoops 

Bowdoin College continues to be the top team in New England following another BUSY week (and weekend) of D3 basketball. Amherst College and Tufts University remain our second and third teams, respectively, while Saint Joseph’s (Maine) and Babson College continue to occupy the fourth and fifth positions, too.

Smith College and Trinity College each moved-up, while UMass Dartmouth slipped two spots after falling in double-overtime Plymouth State. The Corsairs will look to bounce back on Wednesday when they visit UMass Boston (on the rise) for an important conference test. UMass Dartmouth will wrap-up its regular season slate on Saturday, February 16th when they host Castleton University.

In addition to UMass Boston, fans of New England D3 hoops should also keep an eye on Endicott College (secured a home playoff with their 47-44 win last Saturday over Roger Williams) and Emerson College. Additionally, one should certainly not overlook Suffolk University or Worcester State, as well.


Noontime Sports D3 New England Women’s Basketball Poll | Feb. 11th, 2019 

1. Bowdoin College

24-0, 10-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
2. Amherst College 21-2, 8-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2 
3. Tufts University 22-2, 8-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
4. St. Joseph’s (Maine) 23-0, 10-0 GNAC Last Week: No. 4
5. Babson College 19-4, 12-2 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 5
6. Smith College 19-5, 12-3 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 7 
7. Trinity College 19-5, 6-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 8 
8. UMass Dartmouth 19-4, 12-2 LEC Last Week: No. 6
9. Middlebury College 18-6, 5-5 NESCAC Last Week: No. 9
10. Emmanuel College 18-5, 9-1 GNAC Last Week: No. 10

On The Rise: Emerson College, Endicott College, MIT, Suffolk University, UMass Boston, and Worcester State   


Previous Polls: Preseason | Week One | Week Two | Week Three| Week Four|Week Five| Week Six | Week Seven |Week Eight | Week Nine|Week 10


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