As a reminder, there is a fee for admittance to NEWMAC Championship events. Adult tickets are $4, while seniors are $2, and students are $1.
The top-seeded Springfield College women’s soccer team will face fourth-seeded Babson in the NEWMAC Semifinals at Brock-Affleck Field Saturday at 12:00 pm. Winners of three-straight regular season titles, the Pride bested Babson in the regular season, 2-1 in double overtime, thanks to a goal from Krissy Cicalis was 44 seconds left in the game. The winner will advance to the NEWMAC Championship on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm and will face the winner of the Wheaton/MIT semifinal.
Entering this weekend as the second-seed, the Springfield College women's volleyball team will take on third-seeded MIT at Wellesley College. Earlier this season, Tessa Smolinski produced a match-high 18 kills as the Pride picked up a four-set win against the visiting Engineers. The other semifinal will pit fourth-seeded Coast Guard against top-seeded Wellesley at 3:30 on Saturday, with the championship taking place on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
In men's soccer, the Pride is the third-seed in the NEWMAC Tournament hosted at Babson College and will square off against second-seeded Coast Guard at 1:30 pm on Saturday. The Pride and Bears battled in a double-overtime thriller in the regular season, with Coast Guard prevailing 2-1. Danny Amato found the back of the net in the 72nd minute to force overtime. The winner of this game will play for the league championship on Sunday at 1:00 pm against the winner of the Babson/MIT semifinal.
The Springfield College field hockey team will face top-seeded Babson on Saturday at 12:00 pm NEWMAC Semifinals. The fourth-seeded Pride defeated fifth-seeded Clark, 5-1, in its quarterfinal matchup Wednesday at Stagg field. Five different players scored for the Pride, with Kayla Sokol notching a goal and two assists in the second-half to lead the charge. During the regular season, Babson topped Springfield, 5-0. The winner of Saturday’s game will advance to the NEWMAC Championship Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm against the winner of the MIT/Wellesley semifinal.