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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1920 on: January 14, 2022, 11:47:44 am »
Did anybody notice that on the Nescac scoreboard Middlebury plays Plymouth State in soccer just about every Saturday?  I wonder what indoor facility they use?  Great website, huh?

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1921 on: June 22, 2022, 01:53:48 pm »
I think it'll be the CCC, but I also think that it may only be a temporary home for Hartford. The northeastern corner of D3 is going to undergo a lot of conference shakeup over the next few years as more and more schools close or merge.

I don't see Hartford joining the LEC; I can't think of a single instance in D3 history in which a private school has joined a league that has always consisted of nothing but state schools.

Right on the money, Greg. 
https://hartfordhawks.com/news/2022/6/21/general-university-of-hartford-athletics-joins-commonwealth-coast-conference-ccc.aspx

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1922 on: July 14, 2022, 07:58:58 am »
Salve Regina is moving to the NEWMAC:  https://www.newmacsports.com/general/2022-23/releases/20220711mug5jb

I don't know much about their other programs but from a soccer perspective they are going to have to get a lot better to compete.  The men's program is third best in the CCC behind Gordon and Endicott and CCC teams typically suffer against NEWMAC sides.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1923 on: July 14, 2022, 08:27:05 am »
Looking at my handy-dandy cheat sheet, Salve actually has the best record in the CCC over the previous 5 years (no results for 2020) at 57-28-14 overall, including an undefeated run through the conference in both 2018 and 2019.

2016 - 4-12-1
2017 - 11-5-3
2018 - 16-1-3
2019 - 14-4-4
2021 - 12-6-3

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1924 on: July 14, 2022, 08:40:00 am »
Yes, they are not bad.  However, if you factor in a terrible SOS and frequent failures in big matches (except 2019 when they were quite good), I believe they will struggle in the NEWMAC.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1925 on: July 19, 2022, 11:48:33 am »
Random CCC question: What is the furthest a CCC men's team has made it in the NCAA tournament? I know Gordon and RWU have both made it to the 2nd Round (both in 2013) and I'm sure there are more, but didn't know if someone knew off-hand. I believe in 2013 the maximum was the 2nd Round, but can't be sure — if that is still true, probabilistically it's only a matter of time that they go further.

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« Reply #1926 on: July 19, 2022, 12:20:09 pm »
Gordon also made it to the second round in 2015.  Losing to F&M.  I believe WNE made it to the sweet 16 a couple of times under Erin Sullivan.

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« Reply #1927 on: July 19, 2022, 12:56:29 pm »
Gordon also made it to the second round in 2015.  Losing to F&M. I believe WNE made it to the sweet 16 a couple of times under Erin Sullivan.

Those late 2000s-early 2010s WNE teams were quite good, as I recall! Now that you mention it I remember Gordon knocking out CMU in 2015. I think with a kinder draw in 2013 they were good enough to make the Sweet 16 but came up against the buzzsaw of Amherst (losing 5-0 but admirably they played them straight up).

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1928 on: August 05, 2022, 11:00:26 am »