NCAC winter sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, February 12th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.
With just one week left in the North Coast men’s basketball regular season, Ohio Wesleyan (14-2, 17-6) has grabbed sole possession of first-place in the league standings following a pair of wins against Hiram (7-9, 10-13) and Wooster (13-3, 16-7). There are several marquee matchups on the schedule this week that will have a direct impact on the seeds for the 2017 NCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament, highlighted by Wittenberg (11-5, 17-6) hosting OWU on Wednesday night and Wooster hosting Wittenberg on Saturday evening. Complete Release
DePauw (14-1, 22-2) captured the NCAC championship and the No. 1 seed for the 2017 NCAC Women’s Basketball Tournament last week. It marks the fifth time in the last six year the Tigers have earned the top spot in the conference tournament. The final seven seeds for the conference tournament will be determined this week as the NCAC regular season schedule officially comes to a close on Saturday. Complete Release
Denison successfully swept the team titles at the 2017 NCAC Swimming & Diving Championships for the eighth time in the last nine years on Saturday night at the Trumbull Aquatics Center on the campus of Denison University. It marked the ninth-straight title for the Big Red men and the ninth all-time for the women's squad. Complete Men's Release - Complete Women's Release
INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
The Ohio-based NCAC track & field squads competed at Otterbein last Saturday for the annual All-Ohio Championships, while DePauw hosted Wabash and 11 other institutions for the DePauw Invitational. League squads will return to the circuit this weekend, led by Kenyon hosting its annual home invitational on Saturday in Gambier. Complete Release
Several NCAC men’s tennis teams were in action last weekend, highlighted by Wooster (0-0, 3-3) posting a 2-1 record in Janesville, Wisconsin with wins over Elmhurst and Wis.- La Crosse. League squads return to the courts this weekend with 14 total matches on the slate, led by No. 34 DePauw (0-0, 1-0) hosting Division I Butler on Friday night and No. 33 Denison (0-0, 0-2) taking on No. 5 Chicago on Saturday in Indianapolis. Complete Release
North Coast women’s tennis teams are easing into the spring portion of the schedule as there were only seven matches played last week across the league. Conference squads return to action this weekend with 10 total matches on the slate, highlighted by Allegheny (0-0, 2-3) taking on John Carroll on Friday night and No. 25 DePauw (0-0, 1-0) hosting No. 10 Chicago on Sunday morning. Complete Release