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7:00 PM
Lesley
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Tue Dec 06
7:00 PM
Fitchburg St.
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Tue Dec 06
7:00 PM
Emmanuel (Mass.)
at MIT
Tue Dec 06
7:00 PM
MCLA
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Tue Dec 06
7:30 PM
Emerson
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Wed Dec 07
6:00 PM
Coast Guard
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Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
Bridgewater St.
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Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
Springfield
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Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
Wheaton
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7:00 PM
Wellesley
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Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
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Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
Clark
at Coast Guard
Wed Dec 07
7:00 PM
WPI
at Smith
Thu Dec 08
5:30 PM
Emerson
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Thu Dec 08
7:00 PM
Framingham St.
at Clark
Thu Dec 08
7:00 PM
MIT
at Rhode Island Col.
Thu Dec 08
7:00 PM
Babson
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Fri Dec 09
6:00 PM
Wheaton
at Newbury College
Fri Dec 09
7:00 PM
Emerson
at Brown
Ivy League Digital Network
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Wheaton
at Pine Manor
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Western New Eng.
at Clark
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
WPI
at Salem St.
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Clark
at Nichols
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Worcester St.
at Springfield
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
MIT
at Simmons
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Emerson
at Lasell
Sat Dec 10
1:00 PM
Mount Holyoke
at St. Joseph (Conn.)
Sat Dec 10
3:00 PM
Williams
at Springfield
Sun Dec 11
1:00 PM
Curry
at Emerson
Tue Dec 13
6:00 PM
MIT
at Framingham St.
Tue Dec 13
7:00 PM
MIT
at Mass.-Dartmouth
Tue Dec 13
7:00 PM
Suffolk
at Clark
Tue Dec 13
7:00 PM
Emerson
at Tufts
Wed Dec 14
7:00 PM
Amherst
at Springfield
Wed Dec 14
7:00 PM
Wentworth
at Emerson
Thu Dec 15
7:00 PM
Smith
at Bridgewater St.
Fri Dec 16
7:00 PM
Springfield
at Westfield St.
Sat Dec 17
2:00 PM
Me.-Presque Isle
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Mon Dec 19
1:00 PM
WPI
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Tue Dec 20
12:00 PM
MCLA
vs. Wheaton
@ Daytona Beach, Fla. - CST
Tue Dec 20
2:00 PM
Babson
vs. Emory & Henry
@ Daytona Beach, Fla. - CST
Tue Dec 20
4:00 PM
Washington College
vs. Wheaton
@ Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Cruzin' Classic
Wed Dec 21
10:00 AM
Wheaton
vs. Randolph-Macon
@ Daytona Beach, Fla. - CST
Wed Dec 21
2:00 PM
Wheaton
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@ Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruzin Classic
Wed Dec 21
4:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
vs. Babson
@ Daytona Beach, Fla. - CST
Wed Dec 28
6:00 PM
Keene St.
at WPI
Wed Dec 28
9:00 PM
Emerson
at Claremont-M-S
Wed Dec 28
9:00 PM
Edgewood
vs. Clark
@ Daytona Beach, Fla.
Thu Dec 29
1:00 PM
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at Wellesley
Thu Dec 29
1:00 PM
Bates
vs. MIT
@ Salem State University (Salem, Mass.) Salem State Holiday Classic
Thu Dec 29
2:00 PM
Salisbury
at Babson
Babson Tournament
Thu Dec 29
5:00 PM
Coast Guard
at DePauw
Amy Hasbrook Memorial Classic
Thu Dec 29
9:00 PM
Clark
vs. Lebanon Valley
@ Daytona Beach, Fla.
Fri Dec 30
TBA
TBA
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Fri Dec 30
1:00 PM
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Fri Dec 30
2:00 PM
Eastern Nazarene
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Fri Dec 30
2:00 PM
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3:00 PM
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4:00 PM
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WPI Holiday Tournament
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8:00 PM
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5:30 PM
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@ Western Connecticut Hat City Classic
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TBA
TBA
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Sat Dec 31
TBA
Coast Guard
at Roanoke Tournament
Sat Dec 31
TBA
Wheaton
vs. TBA
@ Western Connecticut Hat City Classic
Sat Dec 31
TBA
TBA
at Springfield
Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic
Sat Dec 31
TBA
WPI Holiday Tournament
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Sat Dec 31
3:00 PM
Babson
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Sat Dec 31
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Coast Guard
vs. Millikin
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Middlebury
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Wed Jan 04
11:00 AM
Springfield
at Clark
Wed Jan 04
1:00 PM
MIT
at Clark
Wed Jan 04
5:00 PM
Springfield
at WPI
Wed Jan 04
5:30 PM
Wheaton
at Coast Guard
Wed Jan 04
6:00 PM
Babson
at Emerson
Wed Jan 04
7:00 PM
Mount Holyoke
at Smith
Wed Jan 04
7:00 PM
Emerson
at Wheaton
Wed Jan 04
7:00 PM
Babson
at WPI
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7:30 PM
MIT
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New England Commissioners Host NCAA Rules Seminar

New England Commissioners Host NCAA Rules Seminar

WELLESLEY, Mass. – On Tuesday, June 12, coaches and administrators from the eight New England Division III conferences, as well as conference office and NCAA staff members gathered in Babson College’s Knight Auditorium for regional rules compliance pilot program. 

The seminar was orchestrated by the New England Division III Commissioners Association (NEDIIICA), which is comprised of the commissioners of the Commonwealth Coast Conference, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), the Little East Conference, the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC), the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), with the support of the NCAA membership and student-athlete affairs staff.

Azure Davey, Associate Director of Academic and Membership Affairs at the NCAA, applauded the NEDIIICA for its work putting together the seminar: “The eight New England conferences organized an outstanding, well organized compliance education opportunity for their members. It was exciting to spend time with and educate nearly 400 New England compliance administrators and coaches,” said Davey.

Over 350 coaches and administrators representing 79 of the 82 Division III institutions in New England attended this unique event, allowing the NCAA to reach an unprecedented audience with presentations on a wide range of topics, including amateurism, financial aid, playing and practice season regulations and recruiting regulations. Director of Division III Governance, Louise McCleary, also provided the group with an update on some of the key issues currently facing the membership.

Wheaton College Assistant Director of Athletics and Compliance Officer, Rebecca Begley, was also impressed, saying “bravo to the New England conference commissioners for initiating a local NCAA Regional Rules Seminar.”

“This format allowed many institutions, including Wheaton, to send staff beyond their compliance officers to be educated on NCAA rules,” Begley continued.

The NCAA typically puts on two rules seminars per year in different parts of the country. However, given the limited budgets in Division III, many coaches and administrators are often precluded from attending. To help bring this critical information to a broader audience, the NEDIIICA requested that the NCAA use New England as a pilot study to determine if a more regionalize model would be appropriate for the seminars.

“The NCAA Compliance Pilot initiated and coordinated by the New England Division III Commissioners was hugely successful,” remarked Babson College Athletic Director, Josh MacArthur. “I applaud the NCAA for supporting this endeavor and understanding the financial challenges that Division III institutions face.”

The seminar was also supported by a number of corporate sponsors, which helped offset the costs associated with running such a large-scale event. All Worldwide Travel, Championship Award Guys, Front Rush, PrestoSports and Strategic Marketing Affiliates served as corporate event sponsors.

NESCAC Executive Director, Andrea Savage, was very encouraged by the success of the event: “It was great to see so many individuals participate in the New England Regional Rules Pilot at Babson.  The location and one-day format afforded our institutions the opportunity to send multiple staff members to take advantage of this educational opportunity.”

“I would like to thank the Membership Committee for supporting this initiative,” Savage continued.  “More than 350 people - including Athletic Directors, Senior Woman Administrators, compliance coordinators, coaches and Faculty Athletic Representatives - from nearly every institution in the region were able to benefit from this programming.”

It will now be left up to the NCAA Division III membership committee to explore the feedback from the pilot program and determine if this model can be implemented on a more permanent basis across the country.

“It seems this regionalized model merits further exploration and consideration,” Davey concluded after the event.