• Springer providing bounce off the bench
    February 14, 2018
    When Messiah lost starting forward Alecia Rohrer to injury early in the season, Leah Springer stepped in and led the team to a 9-0 start. Now Rohrer is back and Springer comes off the bench to give the Falcons a potent low-post scoring punch.
  • Improvement you can measure at Lyco
    February 07, 2018
    Lycoming seniors Alex Newbold and Chris Wallace have taken a rigorous, measurable approach to improving their free throw shooting and their game overall. As a result of their leadership the Warriors are a markedly better team this year. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Royals on the rebound
    January 31, 2018
    The Scranton men entered the season with lofty expectations and then crashed back to earth with a 2-8 start. After a seemingly innocuous non-conference game in December, the Royals have rebounded and find themselves right in the Landmark Conference race. Phil Soto-Ortiz has the story in Around the Mid-Altantic..
  • All hail the Spartan goofballs
    January 24, 2018
    A perfect record through 16 games. A Top 10 ranking. A season that has the makings of something historic at York College has been the product of a tight-knit culture and the leadership of three “goofballs.” Phil Soto-Ortiz explains in this week's Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Discipline and defense drive Marymount
    January 17, 2018
    You might say Marymount is old school, favoring repetition and drills in practice to build discipline and defense. The Saints have bought into Ashlee Rogers approach and are racking up wins. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Kahn has UMW trusting the process
    January 10, 2018
    After some growing pains following a coaching transition, Mary Washington is ready to compete with the CAC heavyweights. Marcus Kahn has his team trusting his process and each other, even if it involves elements like weekly yoga sessions. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Mules' seniors carry the torch
    January 03, 2018
    When Brandi Vallely, Rachel Plotke, Christina Manning and Chelsea Gary arrived at Muhlenberg four years ago, there wasn't much to do but watch, wait and learn. So they did, and now they're are on their way to potentially being the best senior class in program history. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Dani, Danny and the new look Eagles
    December 12, 2017
    Always a good defender for Juniata, senior Dani Atkinson is now a scoring threat, and she has help in the post from Morgan Instone and Gracie Stauffer. Put it all together and Coach Danny Young-Uhrich has an Eagles team on the rise. Phil Soto-Ortiz tracks their ascent in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Scoring records made to be broken at F&M
    November 28, 2017
    Franklin and Marshall has had a lot of great players during Glenn Robinson's 47-year career in Lancaster. But soon none will have more points than senior Brandon Federici, a volume shooter who does more than score. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Schlosser decides its time to step down
    February 21, 2017
    Most coaches don't get the storybook ending where they're victoriously carried off the floor on their players' shoulders. But hopefully they have a lifetime of memories and relationships when they do coach their final game. That's the case for E'town's Bob Schlosser.
  • A week full of possibilities
    February 14, 2017
    Following our review of all 42 conference playoff pictures in Around the Nation last week, Phil Soto-Ortiz gets you caught up on the playoff possibilities in the Mid Atlantic Region. With five days and two games left in the regular season for most teams, there's a lot to play for.
  • Stellar Mustang hoping for one more run
    February 07, 2017
    Entering this week, Sarah Tarbert has played 22 games and tallied 22 double-doubles. She's been a powerhouse since she transferred to Stevenson from Division I UMBC as a sophomore, and she's hoping for one more postseason run with the Mustangs.
  • In defense of great defense
    February 01, 2017
    The Mid-Atlantic has three of the Top 10 scoring defenses in Division III and all three -- Christopher Newport, Salisbury and Johns Hopkins -- are near the top of their conference standings. Phil Soto-Ortiz explores why in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Captains keep even keel after big win
    January 24, 2017
    As excited as Christopher Newport head coach Bill Broderick can be on the sidelines, his Captains keeping an even keel, even after their big win over Mary Washington. Phil Soto-Ortiz talks with the Captains about staying balanced and staying focused in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Small's share Bears coming together
    January 17, 2017
    When Ursinus was taking its lumps in the Centennial Conference two years ago, Kevin Small preached patience and sharing. Now that's paying off for the Bears who are tied for first in the conference. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Lady Royals flush with talent
    January 11, 2017
    What do you get when you add two All-Americans to the regional Rookie of the Year and two talented first year players? You get a highly ranked Scranton team that's a legitimate national title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz catches up with the Lady Royals in Around the Mid Atlantic
  • Adversity hardly affecting River Hawks
    January 03, 2017
    Very little went wrong for Susquehanna last season and the River Hawks cruised into the NCAA tournament. But they came up short in their quest for a conference crown and a Sweet 16 appearance. Will adversity push the River Hawks to higher heights? Phil Soto-Ortiz has more.
  • Day-by-day, Eagles eye bigger prize
    December 07, 2016
    “We’ve got to play ’em one day at a time.” It's a cliché that holds true for Mary Washington head coach Deena Applebury and her Eagles. So far they've all been good days and Applebury is on the verge of setting a new school record. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Changes for the better at Leb Val
    November 29, 2016
    Andy Orr has transformed from a slender post player to an All-American. Sam Light has transformed from a D2 point guard to a D3 two guard. And Leb Val has transformed into a title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz has their story in Around the Mid Atlantic.
  • Shocking loss could be good for Captains
    November 22, 2016
    Sure, Saturday's showdown against Marietta didn't go Christopher Newport's way. But the Captains have the senior leadership to turn a lop-sided loss into a learning experience as they work to live up to their high preseason ranking. Plus Swarthmore finds itself in an unfamiliar place to start the season.
  • Lycoming road tested and ready
    March 01, 2016
    The Warriors faltered down the stretch and had to hold their breath just to get a bid in the conference tournament. Then, the fifth seed went and won the MACC, overcoming adversity along the way. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Saints survive CAC scrum
    February 23, 2016
    Two CAC teams remain in the latest women's Top 25. But neither of those won the conference's regular season title. Marymount enters the tournament as the top seed. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Keeping their memory alive
    February 16, 2016
    Two Johns Hopkins basketball alums lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks. Their memory lives on through the annual Wall-O'Mahony game. Haverford could not participate in the game this year, but there was still a Haverford connection on the court. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Captains cruising through CAC
    February 09, 2016
    In their third season as a member of the CAC, both the men's and women's teams are thriving and are set up for future success. Maybe Christopher Newport's new conference foes wish the Captains stayed in the USA South. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Lions have unfinished business
    February 02, 2016
    Albright's women's team came up short in tournament play last season. That left a bad taste and left the Lions hungry to win the conference tournament this year. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • The right place at the right time
    January 26, 2016
    The son of a former NBA star finally feels at home, reuniting with his high school teammate and his father's high school coach. Marquis Marshall and Mike Miller are poised to lead Alvernia on another late-season surge. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Familiar foes face off in Landmark showdown
    January 18, 2016
    Moravian coach Mary Beth Spirk has known Scranton's first-year head coach Trevor Woodruff for a long time. They will face off on opposing sidelines for the first time on Wednesday, with first place in the Landmark Conference at stake. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Swarthmore establishing a new identity
    January 12, 2016
    Forget the program's recent history and reputation. A young nucleus and coach are focused on building a winning tradition for the Garnet. At 10-2, they are on pace to do just that. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Ursinus hangs with Penn in Philly's storied Palestra
    January 05, 2016
    The Bears gave their D-I opponent all it could handle at the historic hoops venue. The narrow defeat gave Ursinus momentum, as the Bears reeled off wins in three of their next four games. Ryan Scott was at the Palestra and has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Say hello to Susquehanna
    December 08, 2015
    The Crusaders have a long tradition of athletic success, which includes some on the basketball court. The men's hoops program is striving for unprecedented success in head coach Frank Marcinek's 27th season at the helm. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
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