Embrace The Championship: Southern Connecticut Men, Stonehill Women Picked on Top as NE10 Prepares for Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Embrace The Championship: Southern Connecticut Men, Stonehill Women Picked on Top as NE10 Prepares for Outdoor Track & Field Championships

 

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CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL

2018 NE10 Championship - Schedule of Events
Men's Track & Field Heat Sheets
Women's Track & Field Heat Sheets

Owls, Skyhawks Tabbed by NE10 Coaches to Repeat as Champions

MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Southern Connecticut Men's track and field team and the Stonehill Women's team have been picked by the Northeast-10 Conference coaches to repeat as champions at this weekend's Conference Championships. The two-day event begins tomorrow and will take place at Southern Connecticut State University. To see the complete results of the voting, see below.

The Owls, who received 78 total points and six first place nods narrowly edged out American International for the top spot in the men's voting. The Yellow Jackets earned 72 points and two first place selections. Stonehill received 68 points to finish third in the voting. On the women's side, the defending champions from Stonehill recieved all but one first place vote and 99 points overall. Southern Connecticut was tabbed to finish second with 88 points and the remaining first place selection. Assumption rounded out the top three as the Hounds earned 83 points in the coaches' voting.

   

2018 Men's Outdoor Track & Field Coaches' Poll
1. Southern Connecticut - 78 (6)
2. American International - 72 (2)
3. Stonehill - 68 (1)
4. Merrimack - 55
5. Assumption - 54
6. Franklin Pierce - 45
7. Adelphi - 40
8. New Haven - 27
9. Bentley - 25
10. Le Moyne - 19
11. Saint Rose - 12
 
2018 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Coaches' Poll
1. Stonehill - 99 (9)
2. Southern Connecticut - 88 (1)
3. Assumption - 83
4. American International - 73
5. Adelphi - 65
6. Merrimack - 61
7. New Haven - 47
8. Southern New Hampshire - 41
9. Franklin Pierce - 36
10. Bentley - 32
11. Saint Rose - 20
12. Le Moyne - 15

*Note the coaches from Le Moyne and Saint Rose did not submit their votes

ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete. 

Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.