It took two record-setting performances from Emmanuel College, as the Saints got past Westfield State, 102-89, on Sunday afternoon in the 2018 EC Tip Off Classic Championship contest on Sunday afternoon at the Andy Yosinoff Court in Boston.
Kelsey Johnstone (Westfield HS/Southwick, Mass.) and Kait Kelly (Hampden, Mass.) won three events each as Westfield State held off Smith College, 155-144 in a women's swimming and diving dual meet at the Ely Pool on Saturday.
Westfield State University got 18 points and eight rebounds from junior transfer forward Jauch Green, Jr. (Cromwell HS/Hartford, Conn.), as the Owls posted an 84-63 win over Clarkson University in the opening game of the Rick Martin - Holiday Inn Express Tournament at the Woodward Center on Friday evening.
Action tips off on Friday at 5:30 PM as the Owls host Clarkson (NY) University. Ramapo (NJ) College, a 2018 NCAA Division III final four participant and the 2016 Rick Martin-Holiday Inn Expresss Tournament champs, play Gordon College at 7:30.
Westfield State University linebacker Andrew Carpenter (Auburn, Mass.) has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All District team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Westfield State University graduate student linebacker Zach Howard was named the 2018 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced on Thursday.