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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]

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]

Nelson commits to Fairfield

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The Fairfield Stags added another offensive option for the 2014 season with 6-foot-2 guard Tyler Nelson verbally committing to the program on Monday. Nelson, from Central Catholic in Boston, averaged 17.2 points per game last season while guiding the Red Raiders to the Division 1 North championship. “I really liked the campus,” Nelson told the […] [Read More]
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SHU men improve to 3-0 in Montreal

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MONTREAL – Trailing by 16 points late in the third quarter, the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team rallied for an 83-77 win over the McGill University Redmen in Montreal. Freshman De’Von Barnett led all scorers with 23 points. Louis Montes had 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field. Steve Glowiak scored 11 points with […] [Read More]
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Fairfield women’s hoops releases non-league schedule

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2013 Fairfield Women’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule November 8       vs. UAB^ November 9       vs. Western Illinois/Texas A&M Corpus Christi^ November 17    at St. Bonaventure November 21    Lehigh November 25    LaSalle December 2       at Gonzaga December 7       vs. Morgan State% December 8       vs. Brown/Maine% December 18     Oklahoma  ^ TAMUCC Islander Tournament (Corpus Christi, Texas) % Brown Bear […] [Read More]
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Source: LaBranche named Eastern baseball coach

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Eastern Connecticut State University has named Matt LaBranche its new baseball coach, a source told Hearst Connecticut Monday night. An official announcement is expected Tuesday. LaBranche, the head coach at Western New England College since 2000, replaces Bill Holowaty, the 45-year veteran who retired in April amid allegations of abuse. Holowaty built Eastern into a […] [Read More]
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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]

Source: SHU to hire Jessica Mannetti as next women’s coach

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The Connecticut Post has learned that Sacred Heart University will hire Hofstra assistant Jessica Mannetti to be its next women’s basketball coach. SHU has not commented on the hire. Mannetti reportedly was one of four finalists for the job along with current SHU assistant Jen Wedo, Villanova assistant Heather Vulin and Virginia Tech assistant Thomas […] [Read More]

Danbury grad Casey Smith transfers to Fairfield

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Casey Smith, a three-time all-state and all-FCIAC selection in basketball at Danbury, has decided to transfer to Fairfield. Smith, a 6-foot-2 forward, did not play at St. Joseph last season as a freshman due to injury. The Hawks went 23-9 and lost to Vanderbilt in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Fairfield confirmed Smith’s […] [Read More]
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