NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (10-16-17)

Kenyon Freshman Gigi Guenther
Kenyon Freshman Gigi Guenther

NCAC fall sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, October 15th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

North Coast Cross Country squads wrapped up the regular season portion of the schedule last weekend at four different events, highlighted by the Oberlin women and the DePauw men winning the annual Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble. The 2017 NCAC Cross Country Championships will be hosted by Oberlin on Saturday, October 28th, in Oberlin, Ohio, with the women’s race beginning at 11:00 a.m and the men’s race at 11:45 a.m. Complete Release

The top three teams in the NCAC standings are all currently riding impressive win streaks, led by Denison (11-3-0, 8-2-0) with nine, Wittenberg (11-3-0, 8-2-0) with six and Kenyon (12-2-0, 9-1-0) three. Teams will be battling for a spot in the NCAC Tournament with two weeks remaining in the regular season schedule, highlighted by Wittenberg visiting Denison on Saturday. Complete Release

There are now just two unbeaten teams remaining in NCAC football action with DePauw and Wittenberg sharing the top spot in the league standings with perfect 5-0 marks; however, that tie will be broken this Saturday as the Indiana Tigers are slated to host the Ohio Tigers at 1:00 p.m. in Greencastle. Complete Release

The penultimate event of the 2017-18 NCAC men’s golf fall season concluded on Monday afternoon at the OWU Invitational/NCAC Fall Preview, hosted at Westbrook C.C. in Mansfield, Ohio, which will also be the host course of the 2018 NCAC Championships, set for April 27-29. The fall season will wrap up next week as Kenyon heads south to Greensboro, North Carolina, for the Guilford O’Briant-Jensen Memorial, Oct. 23-24. Complete Men's Release

The fall portion of the 2017-18 NCAC women’s golf season wrapped up on Monday afternoon at the OWU Invitational/NCAC Fall Preview, hosted at Westbrook C.C. in Mansfield, Ohio, which will also be the host course of the 2018 NCAC Championships, set for April 27-29. Complete Women's Release

Kenyon (10-2-2, 5-0-0) extended its winning streak to six last week after shutout victories against Wooster (6-8-0, 1-4-0) and Hiram (4-9-0, 2-3-0). The Lords have now won 13-straight regular season NCAC contests dating back to last year. This week features a full slate of conference games with fives games scheduled on Tuesday, one on Friday and four more Saturday, highlighted by Kenyon visiting Ohio Wesleyan (8-5-1, 4-0-1) on Tuesday. Complete Release

Kenyon (5-6-2, 3-0-1), Wittenberg (4-4-3, 3-1-0), Allegheny (6-7-0, 3-1-0) and Wooster (5-6-3, 2-2-1) currently sit in the top four with two full weeks remaining in the regular season. Only three points separate the Scots and the Ladies at the top of the standings. A full week of conference action continues Wednesday with four games on the schedule, led by Wittenberg traveling to DePauw (3-10-0, 2-3-0). Complete Release

The 2017-18 NCAC swimming & diving season kicked off last weekend with nine of the league’s 10 teams in action, highlighted by the seven Ohio-based institutions competing at the annual Kenyon Swimming & Denison Diving Relays in central Ohio. There are five total events on the schedule this week, led by DePauw and Wabash traveling to Purdue University on Saturday for the Indiana Intercollegiates. Complete Release

The tie at the top of the NCAC volleyball standings will come to a head this week as the two 5-0 teams, DePauw and Wittenberg, are set to square off in Greencastle, Indiana, on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. There are also seven additional conference contests on the slate this week, highlighted by Kenyon traveling to Wooster on Tuesday and Wittenberg hosting Wooster on Saturday. Complete Release