Centennial Year Sees Historic Wins in Athletics

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John Boyle made University history in March when he captured the 184-pound National Wrestling Title at the NCAA Division III Championships. With this historic victory, Boyle becomes Western New England’s first national champion in any sport. His junior campaign came to a close with a record of 33-6. As a team, Western New England placed 15th in the 74-team field with a score of 19.0.

In February, Women’s Basketball won its first Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) title in University history. Coach Nicole Chaszar led the third-seeded Golden Bears to best top-seeded Endicott College with a 69-55 victory over the Gulls.

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The Men’s Lacrosse team won 9-8 over Endicott College in the championship game of the Commonwealth Coast Conference Tournament in May, earning its second consecutive CCC title.

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