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Davis to prep school, Van Nes on mend at Fairfield

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DAVIS GOES TO PREP SCHOOL: Freshman guard Lincoln Davis will not be attending Fairfield University this season due to academic reasons. Davis, who was supposed to be part of a seven-player freshmen class, will instead attend New Hampton prep school in New Hampshire and play basketball there. Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson said Davis remains in […] [Read More]

Quinnipiac to the MAAC?

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With Loyola, Md. announcing on Wednesday it was leaving for the Patriot League next season, a quick name that surfaced as a potential replacement in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference was Quinnipiac University. I exchanged emails with QU athletics director Jack McDonald on Thursday morning about whether his school would be looking to join the […] [Read More]

Loyola to leave MAAC

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Loyola, Md. announced Tuesday morning that it will be leaving the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and joining the Patriot League prior to the start of the 2013-14 school year. The move means the MAAC, which includes Fairfield University, will be down to nine teams. Fairfield athletics director Gene Doris was not available for comment on […] [Read More]

Carril, Gillen to attend Fairfield coaching clinc Oct. 28.

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Former Princeton coach Pete Carril and former Fairfield coach Pete Gillen will be featured speakers at the upcoming Fairfield University Coaches Clinic on Oct. 28 at Alumni Hall.  The clinic, which starts with a 9 .m. registration, will be hosted by Fairfield men’s basketball coach Sydney Johnson, who played for Carril at Princeton. Johnson will begin […] [Read More]
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Sanders signs with 3-yr deal with Israeli team

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Fairfield graduate Rakim Sanders has signed a three-year deal with Maccabi Tel Aviv, one of the top teams in Israel and one of the premier overseas teams the past three decades. Sanders averaged 16.6 points and 8.2 rebounds in his first and only season with the Stags. He was named first-team All-MAAC and helped the […] [Read More]

Fairfield volleyball picked 1st; Milford’s Stapleton on 1st team

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The Fairfield University volleyball team was picked to finish first in the  Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference preseason poll. Sophomore Caitlin Stapleton (Milford) and junior Rachel Romansky (Denver, Colo.) were named to the Preseason All-MAAC Team. Fairfield topped the poll with 97 points while three-time defending champion Niagara University received 80 points to finish second. Manhattan […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Van Nes to have 2nd surgery

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Fairfield sophomore Vincent Van Nes will have a second surgery on his foot this month and hopes to join the Stags on the basketball court for practices this fall, according to a team source. The 7-foot Van Nes’ foot issues date back to his high school career . … [Read More]
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Fairfield women’s hoops releases non-league schedule

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Fairfield opens the season on Nov. 13 at Alumni Hall with Brown University. Last season, the Stags topped the Bears, 63-55, on their home court. Fairfield will travel to Butler University on Nov. 17 for the first meeting between the two programs. The Stags return home for three straight non-league games to close out November […] [Read More]

UB women’s soccer ranked 12th in nation

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The University of Bridgeport women’s soccer team was selected No. 12 in the preseason NCAA Division II Poll, which was released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). The Purple Knights, who finished the 2011 campaign with a 16-0-2 overall record, were ranked number one in the country for six weeks last season […] [Read More]

La Salle’s Smith commits to Fairfield hoops

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Sydney Johnson has already added a player for the 2013-14 season with 6-8 forward Stephen Smith committing to Fairfield University on Monday, according to a source close to the program. www.philly.com confirmed the news Tuesday with a story on Smith. “I wouldn’t say I had any kind of narrowed-down list,” Smith told www.philly.com. “All of […] [Read More]