PURCHASE, N.Y. - The College of New Rochelle's baseball team held its inaugural home opener on Sunday, March 18th at Purchase College in New York. The first year program hosted the John Jay College Bloodhounds for a double header. After a tough loss in the opening game falling to the Bloodhounds 9-1, New Rochelle battled to win their first game in program history in the second game 7-6.
ABINGTON, PA - The College of New Rochelle's baseball team traveled to Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon for a chilly double header at Penn State Abington for their first games since March 6th due to the northeast winter weather. The Blue Angels suffered two loses against the Nittany Lions. The final scores of the games were 11-2 and 17-2.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The College of New Rochelle's softball team hosted the University of Main - Presque Isle Owls on Saturday afternoon at Flowers Park for their first home double header of the season. The Blue Angels picked up their first two wins of the season over the Owls with the final scores of 12 - 3 and 5 - 2. The two wins improve the overall record of New Rochelle to 2 - 4.
OVERLAND PARK, KS - The Association of Division III Independents announced on Thursday March 15 that Coach Gerald Davis was selected as the Coach of the Year for Women's Basketball. Senior forward Caitlin Harrison (Bronx, N.Y., Academy of Mount Saint Ursula) and sophomore guard Dar'Neisha were also named to the First Team All-Independent.
OVERLAND PARK, KS - The Association of Division III Independents announced the 2018 All-Independent Men's Basketball teams on Thursday, March 15 with two New Rochelle Blue Angels headlining the awards. Sophomore forward Hunter Schenkel (Sayville, NY, Sayville High School) was tabbed as Player of the Year and fellow teammate Jaylin Gray (Brooklyn, NY, Nazareth Regional High School) received the Rookie of the Year award. Sophomore Elijah Harris (Flushing, NY, Cross High School) was selected with Schenkel for the First Team.
OVERLAND PARK, KS - The College of New Rochelle freshman Gaby Hay (Little River Academy, TX, Academy High School) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents softball Player of the Week.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - The College of New Rochelle's softball team traveled down to Virginia Beach to open up their season in the Virginia Beach Blast at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex. There were 18 NCAA DIII Institutions that made the trip down to Virginia for the 2018 Beach Blast tournament. This was the first time Blue Angel softball participated in the tournament and they were slated to play strong competition both days. The team played four games, two on Friday and two on Saturday.
OVERLAND PARK, KS - The College of New Rochelle sophomore guard Dar'Neisha Brice (California, MD, Great Mills High School) has been selected as the Association of Division III Independents women's basketball Student-Athlete of the Month for February 2018.