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Fairfield men’s lax to open season vs. Delaware; play final year in ECAC

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Home games with in-state rival Yale and 2014 NCAA Tournament participant Ohio State highlight the 2014 Fairfield University men’s lacrosse schedule.  The Stags will play 14 games, with seven home games, four ECAC Lacrosse League games and two matchups with squads that played in the 2013 NCAA Championship quarterfinals.   The Stags are playing their […] [Read More]

Marist’s Dulin, Fairfield’s Cizynski named all-MAAC preseason hoops 1st team

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Fairfield senior forward Katie Cizynski and Marist senior guard Casey Dulin were among the five players named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s preseason first team for women’s basketball. Also on the team are Iona College sophomore forward Joy Adams and junior guard Damika Martinez along with Rider senior guard/forward MyNeshia McKenzie. Cizynski averaged 8.4 […] [Read More]

Fairfield men’s basketball to host coaching clinic Oct. 20

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Sydney Johnson and the Fairfield men’s basketball staff will host a coaching clinic on Oct. 20 at Alumni Hall. The clinic will feature three former basketball coaches – Bill Carmody, Seth Greenberg and Mitch Buonaguro. Carmody supervised the basketball program at Princeton University and Northwestern University, where he amassed 284 wins over 17 seasons. Under […] [Read More]

2013-14 Fairfield men’s schedule

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2013-14 Fairfield University Men’s Basketball Schedule Date Opponent Nov. 9 Sacred Heart University# Nov. 13 University of Hartford* Nov.16 at Loyola University Nov. 20 College of the Holy Cross* Nov. 23 University of Louisville& Nov. 24 University of Richmond/University of North Carolina& Nov. 29 at Providence College Dec. 6 at Quinnipiac University Dec. 8 Iona […] [Read More]

Source: Bernardi picks Hofstra over Stags

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SMU guard Brian Bernardi has chosen to transfer to Hofstra over Fairfield, according to a source. Bernardi is the second transfer that has opted to not come to Fairfield this offseason. St. Francis, Pa. senior guard Umar Shannon picked Quinnipiac over Fairfield last month, with the primary reason being QU’s graduate studies offered one-year programs […] [Read More]

Shannon picks Quinnipiac

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Fifth-year senior Umar Shannon is heading to Quinnipiac University for his final season. The former St. Francis, Pa. guard tweeted Saturday afternoon the message “QU” and a source confirmed Saturday night that Shannon is indeed headed to the Bobcats. QU coach Tom Moore also confirmed Shannon’s transfer in a text Sunday morning. “(We) needed some […] [Read More]

MAAC basketball tournament returns to Albany in 2015

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball tournament is returning to upstate New York. The MAAC announced Wednesday that school presidents voted unanimously to award the men’s and women’s tournament to the Albany Times Union Center from 2015-2017. Poor attendance at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. the past two years spurred […] [Read More]

Doris: “Nothing imminent” on Fairfield changing conferences

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Fairfield Athletics Director Gene Doris said Thursday morning while the school is keeping an open mind when it comes to the constant shuffling occurring in college athletics, for the Stags “there’s nothing going on with anybody” at this time. The Stags are currently one of 11 schools in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The award-winning […] [Read More]

MAAC adds field hockey; QU, Fairfield to join

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The MAAC issued a press release Friday morning that will be adding  field hockey as an associate sport sponsored by the conference, with league play beginning in the 2013-14 academic year. Four schools – newcomers Monmouth and  Quinnipiac along with  Rider and Siena College – will begin play this fall. Meanwhile, Fairfield will join the […] [Read More]

Fairfield, SCSU women to play soccer game Friday in Newtown

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The Fairfield University women’s soccer team will play a spring exhibition game against Southern Connecticut State University at 7 p.m. Friday at Nighthawk Stadium in Newtown. Admission is free. “There is no one that I know that wasn’t affected in some manner by the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December,” Fairfield  coach Jim […] [Read More]