NCAC Fall Sports Weekly Releases - (10-3-17)

Allegheny Senior John Hughes
Allegheny Senior John Hughes

NCAC fall sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, October 1st, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

CROSS COUNTRY
It was a busy weekend on the NCAC cross country circuit with all nine league schools in action at three different events, led by the Kenyon women finishing second out of 17 Div. III teams at the annual All-Ohio Championships and the DePauw men finishing fourth out of 21 Div. III and NAIA teams at the Greater Louisville Classic. There is just one event on the schedule this week as Denison will host Wooster in a dual meet on Thursday afternoon. Complete Release

FIELD HOCKEY
It was a light week of NCAC action but Kenyon (9-1, 6-0) remained undefeated in league play with an impressive, 5-1, victory against Wooster (6-4, 3-3) last Wednesday. A full slate of conference games are scheduled for this week, highlighted by DePauw (7-3, 5-1) hosting Denison (7-3, 4-2) on Saturday and Wittenberg (6-3, 3-2) on Sunday. Complete Release

FOOTBALL
Just three undefeated teams remain in NCAC football, with DePauw, Wabash and Wittenberg sharing the top spot in the standings with 3-0 marks against league foes. There are four games on the conference slate this Saturday, highlighted by Wabash hosting one-loss Denison in Crawfordsville for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff. Complete Release

GOLF
Seven of the NCAC’s nine men’s golf teams were in action last weekend at five different events, highlighted by Wooster capturing the team title at the Earlham Fall Invitational. All NCAC teams will be idle next weekend, but will return to action the following weekend for the NCAC Fall Preview, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan at Westbrook C.C. in Mansfield, Ohio. Complete Men's Release

All seven North Coast women’s golf teams were idle last weekend, but they will all return to action in the coming week with three different events on the schedule, highlighted by Wittenberg hosting Denison and DePauw for its annual Pat Clouse Invitational and Wooster hosting Hiram and Ohio Wesleyan for its annual Eva Shorb Weiskopf Invitational. Complete Women's Release

MEN'S SOCCER
Wabash (8-2-0, 2-0-0) is out to a 2-0 start in conference play for the first time since 2014 and currently sits tied atop the NCAC standings through two weekends of league action with Kenyon (7-2-2, 2-0-0) and Ohio Wesleyan (6-4-0, 2-0-0). In a light week of action, the Little Giants and Lords will square off on Saturday in Gambier. Complete Release

WOMEN'S SOCCER
Wooster (5-3-2, 2-0-0) is out to a 2-0 mark in NCAC play for the second time in the last three years and sits atop the league standings. NCAC play returns this Saturday with four contests scheduled. Complete Release

VOLLEYBALL
Three teams remain unbeaten in league play through the first two weeks of NCAC volleyball action, including top-ranked Wittenberg (2-0), DePauw (2-0) and Kenyon (1-0). There is a full slate of conference action on the schedule this week with nine total league matches, led by Ohio Wesleyan hosting Denison on Tuesday night and Wittenberg traveling to Hiram on Friday night. Complete Release