NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (9-21-15)

NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (9-21-15)

NCAC fall sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, September 20th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

CROSS COUNTRY
North Coast cross country combined to compete in three separate events last weekend, highlighted by the Wabash men winning the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships and the Ohio Wesleyan men finishing first at the Otterbein Invitational. Denison and Wittenberg will be the only two schools in action this weekend at the Rose-Hulman Pre-Regional InvitationalComplete Release

FIELD HOCKEY
Earlham (2-1, 3-1) won back-to-back NCAC contests for the first time since 2002 after defeating Oberlin (0-3, 0-6) and Wooster (0-3, 1-7) last week. The victory over Oberlin was the first conference win since 2009 for the Quakers and the win against Wooster was the first for Earlham since the 1993 season. NCAC action continues this week with a contest scheduled Wednesday, two Friday, three Saturday and two more on SundayComplete Release

FOOTBALL
The first full weekend of NCAC play is in the books with four teams currently sitting at 1-0 against league foes. Conference play continues next Saturday with five more games on the slate, highlighted by a battle of Top-15 teams, as No. 15 Wittenberg (1-0, 2-0) will travel to No. 9 Wabash (1-0, 2-0) for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff in CrawfordsvilleComplete Release

GOLF
North Coast men’s golf teams continued the fall portion of the 2015-16 season last week with six league teams competing in six different events, highlighted by Allegheny winning its own Guy W. Kuhn Memorial Invitational with a 36-hole score of 587. League squads will return to the links this week with five events on the schedule, led by DePauw hosting Denison, Wabash and a grouping of non-conference teams for its Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic at Twin Bridges Golf Course in Danville, IndianaComplete Men's Release

There was minimal action on the NCAC women’s golf circuit last week as only DePauw and Wittenberg wrapped up competition at events. Wittenberg made the best of its two events though by winning both the O’Brien National Invitational and DePauw’s Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic. Five league squads will compete in five different events this week, led by Allegheny hosting Denison and a grouping of non-conference teams for its annual Allegheny Invitational at The Country Club of Meadville, September 27-28Complete Women's Release

MEN'S SOCCER
Wabash (8-0-0, 0-0-0) is off to its best start in school history and is just one win shy of tying a school record nine-game win streak. The Little Giants will put their unbeaten record on the line as they host Allegheny (1-4-1, 0-0-0) to open up NCAC competition on Saturday. In other conference action set to start Saturday, Oberlin (5-2-0, 0-0-0) travels to DePauw (5-0-1, 0-0-0), Wittenberg (2-5-2, 0-0-0) visits Kenyon (6-0-0, 0-0-0), Denison (6-0-0, 0-0-0) hosts Ohio Wesleyan (5-2-1, 0-0-0) and Wooster (2-5-1, 0-0-0) goes on the road to Hiram (3-2-2, 0-0-0)Complete Release

WOMEN'S SOCCER
The conference portion of the 2015 women’s soccer season gets underway this weekend with four contests scheduled for Saturday. Oberlin (4-2-1, 0-0-0) travels to face DePauw (3-3-1, 0-0-0), Wittenberg (3-3-1, 0-0-0) takes on Kenyon (5-3-0, 0-0-0) in Gambier, while Denison (7-0-0, 0-0-0) will host Ohio Wesleyan (1-5-1, 0-0-0) and Wooster (5-2-1, 0-0-0) heads to Hiram (2-5-0, 0-0-0)Complete Release

VOLLEYBALL
North Coast volleyball squads wrapped up the bulk of non-conference play last week and eight of nine league squads enter conference play this weekend with .600 or better records overall. There are eight league matches on the slate this weekend, highlighted by Hiram (0-0, 11-3) hosting No. 7 Wittenberg (0-0, 10-1) on Friday night and DePauw (0-0, 6-3) traveling to Hiram on Saturday afternoonComplete Release