NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (9-14-15)

NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (9-14-15)

NCAC fall sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, September 13th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

CROSS COUNTRY
There were only two events on the NCAC Cross Country circuit last weekend; however, several league squads were able to get a glimpse of the 2015 NCAC Championship course as Kenyon hosted a preview event in Gambier on Saturday. Six of the nine league squads will be in action this weekend, led by DePauw and Wabash traveling to Terre Haute, Indiana, on Friday for the Indiana IntercollegiatesComplete Release

FIELD HOCKEY
Kenyon (2-0, 4-1) won its 11th-straight NCAC contest last week after a 3-0 shutout victory over Wooster (0-1, 1-4). The Ladies current conference-winning streak dates back to the 2014 season in which Kenyon finished the season with nine-straight conference victories. Conference action continues this week with all eight teams in action with one contest scheduled for Thursday, four on Saturday and two SundayComplete Release

FOOTBALL
The league portion of the 2015 NCAC Football schedule kicked off last weekend with Oberlin (1-0, 1-1) topping Kenyon (0-1, 0-2), 28-24, and Wooster (1-0, 1-1) knocking off Allegheny (0-1, 0-2) by a 28-13 margin. The league schedule begins in earnest next weekend with five matchups on the slate, highlighted by No. 17 Wittenberg (0-0, 1-0) hosting Ohio Wesleyan (0-0, 0-1) at 7:00 p.m. and Wooster (1-0, 1-1) traveling to DePauw (0-0, 1-0) for a 1:00 p.m. kickoffComplete Release

GOLF
It was a busy weekend for NCAC men’s golf teams as seven teams combined to compete in four different events, led by Kenyon winning its first team title of the 2015-16 season with a 36-hole score of 595 at The Battle at the Brook. There is limited action on the schedule in the week ahead; however, Wabash will be in action twice as they host Rose-Hulman on Thursday at Crawfordsville Country Club for the annual Giant-Engineer Match Play Classic and then travel to Indianapolis on Sunday for the first round of the Franklin Dick Park Invitational, played at the Fort Golf ResortComplete Men's Release

Three of the NCAC’s seven women’s teams competed last weekend at the OWU Fall Invitational, played  at the Safari Golf Club in Powell, Ohio. Wooster captured its first team title of the 2015-16 season at the event with a 36-hole score of 650 (321-329). DePauw and Wittenberg will conclude competition at the O’Brien National Invitational today (9/14), while the Tigers will also host the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic this weekend at Deer Creek Golf Club in Clayton, IndianaComplete Women's Release

MEN'S SOCCER
Half of the NCAC men’s soccer squads remain unbeaten through the second week of non-conference action as the league posted an impressive .696 (32-12-7) winning percentage during that time. Kenyon (0-0-0, 5-0-0), Wabash (0-0-0, 5-0-0) and Denison (0-0-0, 4-0-0) are unbeaten and untied on. The Little Giants and Lords have opened the season with five-straight wins for the second-straight year in a row, while the Big Red is off to their best start since 2003Complete Release

WOMEN'S SOCCER
Denison continues to impress early in the non-conference portion of its schedule, now off to its best start at 5-0 since the 2008 season. Non-conference action continues for North Coast women’s soccer teams this week with the first full weekend of conference action scheduled to start a week from Saturday on September 26thComplete Release

VOLLEYBALL
The North Coast volleyball squads continued their early season success last week as eight of the nine league squads currently own overall records of .600 or better, led by Wooster’s unblemished 7-0 mark and a pair of one-loss squads in Ohio Wesleyan (9-1) and seventh-ranked Wittenberg (7-1). League squads return to the court for non-conference action this week, highlighted by Wittenberg hosting DePauw (5-3) and a grouping of local non-conference teams for its annual Fall ClassicComplete Release