2014-15 HCAC Press Releases

October 30, 2014
Earlham College Set to Host HCAC Cross Country Championships
GREENWOOD, IN – The HCAC men’s and women’s cross country championships will take place Saturday, November 1 at the Earlham...

October 29, 2014
Franklin's "Statue of Liberty" Touchdown Claims HCAC Play of the Week Award
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College quarterback Grant Welp (Ferdinand, Ind./Forest Park) and running back Joey Pasquale (Noblesville, Ind./H.S.) earned...

October 29, 2014
Hanover College Picked by Coaches to Earn HCAC Men’s Hoops Title
GREENWOOD, IN – Hanover College has been voted as the frontrunner in the 2014-15 HCAC men’s basketball championship race...

October 28, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 9) - Transylvania Moves Into 1st Place Tie with RHIT
GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University moved into a first place tie with Rose-Hulman following a pair of wins last week. The Pioneers...

October 28, 2014
Transy Selected to Win Third-Straight HCAC Women’s Hoops Title
GREENWOOD, IN – Transylvania University has been voted the favorite to capture the 2014-15 HCAC women’s basketball championship...

October 28, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 9) - Franklin Takes Over 1st Place Following Hanover Win
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College took over the top spot in the HCAC standings following two wins last week. The Grizzlies...

October 28, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 9) - Defiance Clinches Outright HCAC Title
GREENWOOD, IN - Defiance College clinched the outright HCAC championship and top seed in the upcoming HCAC tournament...

October 27, 2014
Grizzlies' Strong 4th Quarter Propells them Past Rose-Hulman 41-21
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College (6-2, 6-0 HCAC) maintained its lead in the HCAC title race, beating Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology...

October 23, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 8) - Rose-Hulman Wins Evansville Invitational
GREENWOOD, IN- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology captured top honors in convincing fashion at the University of Evansville Invitational...

October 23, 2014
Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill to be Honored with Pat Summitt Courage Award
ST. LOUIS, MO – In an unprecedented move, the board of directors of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association has unanimously agreed to honor...

October 23, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 8) - Panthers Lead HCAC Field at Wilmington
GREENWOOD, IN- Seven HCAC schools competed at the Wilmington #JennaStrong Fall Classic on Friday afternoon in the final tune-up before...

October 22, 2014
Anderson's DeOntez Alexander's Game-Winning Touchdown Wins HCAC Play of the Week Award
GREENWOOD, IN - Anderson University kickoff returner DeOntez Alexander (Indianapolis, Ind./George Washington) earned the HCAC Play of the Week for week 7...

October 21, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 8) - Rose-Hulman Increases Lead in Title Race
GREENWOOD, IN - The Rose-Hulman men's soccer team expanded its lead in the HCAC standings to three points following a pair of wins last week...

October 21, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 8) - Hanover Notches Pair of 8-0 Triumphs
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College remained perfect in league play and improved to 5-0 in conference action following a pair of wins last week...

October 21, 2014
Rose-Hulman’s Suzana Mohd Earns HCAC Women’s Tennis MVP Honors
GREENWOOD, IN – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Suzana Mohd (Puchong, Malaysia/Mara University) has been named the 2014 HCAC...

October 21, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 8) - Defiance Stands Alone Atop HCAC Standings
GREENWOOD, IN - Defiance College took over sole possession of first place in the HCAC standings following a 3-0 mark in conference play last week...

October 20, 2014
Franklin Pulls Out 38-28 Win in 1st Place Battle at Mount St. Joseph
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College (5-2, 5-0 HCAC) took over sole possession of first place in the HCAC after a 38-28 win at Mount St. Joseph...

October 19, 2014
Hanover Earns 2nd Straight HCAC Women’s Tennis AQ Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Hanover College’s women’s tennis team capped off the season in impressive fashion, claiming the school’s second straight HCAC...

October 16, 2014
Ticket Information Announced for the Mount’s Women’s Basketball Game on Nov. 2
CINCINNATI, OH - The first regular season women’s basketball game between Mount St. Joseph University and Hiram College will be held...

October 16, 2014
HCAC Women’s Tennis Field Set for Weekend Tournament
GREENWOOD, IN – The 2014 women’s tennis season will come to a close this weekend, as the HCAC Tennis Championships will be held this Saturday and Sunday in Indianapolis...

October 15, 2014
Bluffton's Miguel Alicea's Pick-Six Earns HCAC Play of the Week Honor
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton University defensive back Miguel Alicea (Westerville, Ohio/South) earned the HCAC Play of the Week for week 6...

October 14, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 7) - Grizzlies Keep Pace with RHIT in HCAC Standings
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College went 1-0-1 in league play during the week to keep pace with Rose-Hulman in the conference standings...

October 14, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 7) - Panthers Improve to 3-0 in HCAC Play
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College improved to 3-0 in conference action following a pair of wins last week. The Panthers (9-3, 3-0 HCAC) shutout...

October 14, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 7) - RHIT Beats Anderson & Hanover in League Play
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman earned its first two conference wins of the season this past week. The Engineers...

October 13, 2014
Bluffton Hands Rose-Hulman 1st Loss of the Season 31-17
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton (2-3, 2-1 HCAC) traveled down to Terre Haute and handed Rose-Hulman(4-1, 2-1 HCAC) its first loss of the season with a 31-17 win...

October 12, 2014
Hanover Claims School’s Third HCAC Women’s Golf Title
WABASH, IN – Hanover College’s women’s golf team held off Rose-Hulman by 30 strokes Sunday afternoon to claim the school’s third...

October 9, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 6) - Engineers Win Earlham Invitational
GREENWOOD, IN- The Rose-Hulman men's cross country team ran its way to victory at the Earlham Cross Country Invitational...

October 9, 2014
Manchester University Set to Host HCAC Women’s Golf Championships
GREENWOOD, IN – The 2014 HCAC women’s golf fall season will come to a close this weekend, as the women hit the links on Saturday and Sunday...

October 9, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 6) - Hanover Wins Earlham Invitational
GREENWOOD, IN- The Hanover women's cross country team ran its way to victory at the Earlham Cross Country Invitational. The Panthers...

October 8, 2014
Bluffton's Eric Fox Touchdown Dive vs. Hanover Claims HCAC Play of the Week
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton University running back Eric Fox (Brunswick, Ohio/H.S.) earned the HCAC Play of the Week for week 5...

October 8, 2014
Women's Tennis Report (Week 5) - Panthers Inch Closer to HCAC Crown
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College inched closer to a second-straight HCAC title with a pair of conference wins last week. The Panthers...

October 7, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 6) - Bluffton Opens HCAC Play with 1-0 Win at Hanover
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton University won a pair of matches last week including a 1-0 win over Hanover to open conference play...

October 7, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 6) - Engineers Post Pair of Shutout Wins
GREENWOOD, IN - The Rose-Hulman women's soccer team finished the week with a 2-0 mark after a pair of shutout wins. The Engineers...

October 7, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 6) - Hanover Opens HCAC Play with Sweep of Manchester
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College opened their HCAC schedule with a sweep of Manchester. The Panthers (9-12, 1-0 HCAC) finished...

October 6, 2014
Franklin Comes From Behind to Defeat Manchester 29-28
GREENWOOD, IN - A 12 play, 84-yard scoring drive and a successful two-point conversion helped Franklin College (3-2, 3-0 HCAC) pick up...

October 2, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 5) - RHIT Places Top 10 at NCAA DIII Preview Meet
GREENWOOD, IN- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Sam Sobczak (Westfield, Ind./H.S.) snapped a 33-year old school record...

October 2, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 5) - Mariah Jordan Leads HCAC Field at DIII Preview
GREENWOOD, IN- Eight HCAC women's cross country squads competed at the NCAA Division III Preview Meet hosted...

October 1, 2014
MSJ's John Peters TD Grab vs. Manchester Earns HCAC Play of the Week
GREENWOOD, IN - Mount St. Joseph University wide receiver John Peters (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West) earned the HCAC Play of the Week...

October 1, 2014
Women's Golf Report (Week 5) - Rose-Hulman Places 2nd at RHIT Invite
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman led the HCAC field at the Rose-Hulman Invitational over the weekend, placing second...

October 1, 2014
Women's Tennis Report (Week 4) - Hanover Finishes Week 3-0
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College turned in a perfect week, finishing 3-0 overall and 2-0 in HCAC action. The Panthers...

September 30, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 5) - Pioneers Post 3-2 Win over Marietta
GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University ended a three-match losing streak with a 3-2 win at home over Marietta Saturday. The Pioneers...

September 30, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 5) - Grizzlies Cap Week with 2-0 Record
GREENWOOD, IN - The Franklin College women's soccer team improved to 4-2-2 on the season following wins over Spalding...

September 30, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 5) - Franklin Opens HCAC Slate with 2-0 Mark
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College opened the 2014 HCAC league schedule with a pair of wins. The Grizzlies (11-5, 2-0 HCAC) opened...

September 29, 2014
Anderson Snaps 29-Game Losing Streak with 45-15 Win at Earlham
GREENWOOD, IN - Anderson University (1-3, 1-1 HCAC) snapped a 29-game losing streak with a 45-15 win at Earlham College...

September 25, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 4) - Manchester Places 7th at Indiana Little State
GREENWOOD, IN- The Indiana Little State meet was held on Friday at Purdue University in West Lafayette. Manchester...

September 25, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 4) - Panthers Place 6th at Indiana Little State
GREENWOOD, IN- The Indiana Intercollegiate meet was held on Friday at Purdue University in West Lafayette. Hanover led the HCAC...

September 24, 2014
Rose-Hulman's Alec Fisher's Game Winning Grab Earns HCAC Play of the Week
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology wide receiver Alec Fisher (Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills) earned the HCAC...

September 24, 2014
Women's Golf Report (Week 4) - Hanover Finishes Fifth at DePauw
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College led the HCAC field at the DePauw University Invitational over the weekend, placing fifth in the 16 team field...

September 24, 2014
Women's Tennis Report (Week 3) - Transylvania Sweeps Earlham & Defiance
GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University finished the week with an unblemished 2-0 record. The Pioneers (2-1, 2-1 HCAC) earned 9-0 wins...

September 23, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 4) - Anderson Hands Illinois Tech 1st Defeat
GREENWOOD, IN - Anderson University earned a win in its only action last week. The Ravens (4-3, 0-0 HCAC) earned a 2-0 win at...

September 23, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 4) - Earlham Slips Past Heidelberg in OT
GREENWOOD, IN - The Earlham College women's soccer team improved to 3-3-1 on the season following a 2-1 win over Heidelberg...

September 23, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 4) - Transy Goes 3-1 at HCAC/OAC Crossover
GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University posted a 3-1 record over the weekend at the HCAC/OAC Crossover at Bluffton University...

September 22, 2014
Mount St. Joseph's Shane Kelly Beats Defiance with Game Winning Field Goal
GREENWOOD, IN - Mount St. Joseph University (2-1, 1-0 HCAC) outscored Defiance College (0-3, 0-1 HCAC) 11-0 in the fourth quarter...

September 18, 2014
HCAC Announces Second Annual Shoe Drive Benefiting Samaritan’s Feet
GREENWOOD, IN – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced a schedule of football contests that will benefit Samaritan’s Feet...

September 18, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 3) - Krick Leads DC at Calvin Invite
GREENWOOD, IN- In a race that featured 21 teams and 291 runners, the Defiance College cross country team took home a 19th place finish...

September 18, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 3) - Miller Sets DC 5K Record at Calvin
GREENWOOD, IN - Eme Miller (Portland, Ind./Jay Co.) led the way for the Defiance College Women's Cross Country team at the Calvin (Mich.) Invitational...

September 17, 2014
Rose-Hulman's Joe Moehrle Snags This Week's HCAC Play of the Week
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology wide receiver Joe Moehrle (O'Fallon, Mo./St. Dominic) earned...

September 17, 2014
Women's Golf Report (Week 3) - Panthers Pace HCAC Field at Manchester
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College led the HCAC field at the Manchester University Invitational Saturday, placing second in the 10 team field...

September 17, 2014
Women's Tennis Report (Week 2) - Franklin Opens HCAC Play with 8-1 Win Over Transy
GREENWOOD, IN - The HCAC women's tennis conference slate kicked off Saturday afternoon with a full slate of action...

September 16, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 3) - RHIT Remains Unbeaten at 4-0-2
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman won a pair of road matches over the weekend to remain unbeaten on the season. The Engineers...

September 16, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 3) - Grizzlies Blank St. Mary-of-the-Woods 4-0
GREENWOOD, IN - The Franklin College women's soccer team improved to 2-1 on the season following a 4-0 win over St. Mary-of-the-Woods on Wednesday...

September 16, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 3) - Mount Takes 2 of 3 at John Carroll Invite
GREENWOOD, IN - Mount St. Joseph University earned a 3-1 record during the week, including a 2-1 performance at the John Carroll Invite...

September 15, 2014
Rose-Hulman Wins Historic Record Breaking Triple OT Thriller Over Illinois College
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (2-0, 0-0 HCAC) set multiple school records in a historic triple overtime thriller, topping Illinois College...

September 11, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 2) - Manchester Wins Hanover Invitational
GREENWOOD, IN- The Manchester University men's cross country team earned the team title at the seven-squad Hanover Invitational on Saturday...

September 11, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 2) - Panthers Place 2nd at HC Invite
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College led the HCAC field at the annual Hanover Invitational this past Saturday, placing second...

September 10, 2014
Manchester's Dakota Nelson Earns HCAC Play of the Week Honor
GREENWOOD, IN - Manchester University punt returner Dakota Nelson (Fairland, Ind./Triton Central) was voted as the HCAC Play of the Week...

September 10, 2014
Women's Golf Report (Week 2) - Hanover Holds Off HCAC Field to Win HC Invite
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College earned the title at the Hanover Invitational over the weekend, claiming...

September 10, 2014
Women's Tennis Report (Week 1) - Mount St. Joseph Kicks Off Season 2-0
GREENWOOD, IN - Mount St. Joseph University kicked off the 2014 season with convincing wins over Miami-Middletown and Miami-Hamilton last week...

September 9, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 2) - Transy Notches Wins Over Trine & Mt. Union
GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University won a pair of matches at the Daniel Schuetz Community Classic held at Franklin College over...

September 9, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 2) - RHIT Moves to 4-0 Following Shutout Wins
GREENWOOD, IN - The Rose-Hulman women's soccer team remained perfect on the season following two road wins...

September 9, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 2) - Bluffton Remains Perfect; Moves to 8-0 on Season
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton University went 4-0 to claim the title at the La Roche Invitational over the weekend. The Beavers...

September 8, 2014
Rose-Hulman Rolls to 40-13 Season Opening Win at Kalamazoo College
GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (1-0, 0-0 HCAC) rolled to a season opening 40-13 win at Kalamazoo Saturday...

September 4, 2014
Men's Cross Country Report (Week 1) - Spartans Claim MU Hokum Karem Title
GREENWOOD, IN- The Manchester University men's cross country team earned the team title at the four-squad Manchester Hokum Karem...

September 4, 2014
Women's Golf Report (Week 1) - Panthers Win Transy & Anderson Invitationals
GREENWOOD, IN - Hanover College earned the title at the Transylvania Invitational last Friday and Anderson over the weekend...

September 4, 2014
Women's Cross Country Report (Week 1) - Grizzlies Capture Franklin Invitational Crown
GREENWOOD, IN - Franklin College led the HCAC contingent at the annual Franklin Invitational this past Saturday, placing first in the seven team event...

September 3, 2014
Men's Soccer Report (Week 1) - Manchester Earns Overtime Win vs. Andrews
GREENWOOD, IN - The Manchester University men's soccer team finished off a comeback win over Andrews in the season opener Monday...

September 3, 2014
Women's Soccer Report (Week 1) - Barclay Leads Quakers to Pair of Wins

September 2, 2014
Volleyball Report (Week 1) - Bluffton Caps 4-0 Weekend at Sommer Spiketacular
GREENWOOD, IN - Bluffton University ran the table at the Sommer Spiketacular, finishing the home tournament 4-0. The Beavers...

August 26, 2014
Coaches Tab Hanover to Win HCAC Women’s Tennis Championship
GREENWOOD, IN – Hanover College’s women’s tennis team has been selected as the front runner to win the 2014 HCAC...

August 25, 2014
Rose-Hulman Selected by Coaches to Capture First HCAC Men’s Cross Country Crown
GREENWOOD, IN – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s men’s cross country team has been selected as the front runner to win the 2014 HCAC...

August 25, 2014
Hanover & Manchester Picked to Win HCAC Women’s Cross Country Title
GREENWOOD, IN – Hanover College and Manchester University’s women’s cross country teams have been selected as the front runner to win the 2014 HCAC...

August 14, 2014
Rose-Hulman Selected to Win HCAC Men’s Soccer Title Race
GREENWOOD, IN – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s men’s soccer team has been selected as the front runner to win the 2014 HCAC...

August 12, 2014
Hanover College Named Favorite to Capture Women’s Soccer Title
GREENWOOD, IN – Hanover College has been selected to pace the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference race in women’s soccer this season...

August 7, 2014
Defiance College is Coaches Pick to Lead HCAC Volleyball Race
GREENWOOD, IN – The Defiance College volleyball team has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2014 HCAC championship...

August 6, 2014
Franklin College Selected by Coaches to Win Fifth Straight HCAC Crown
GREENWOOD, IN – Franklin College claimed their sixth Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference football title last fall, sharing the title with Rose-Hulman...

August 1, 2014
HCAC Duo Named To 2014 D3football.com Preseason All-American Team
GREENWOOD, IN - A pair of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football players have been named to the 2014 D3football.com...

July 31, 2014
Josh Dzurick Named Head Softball Coach at Manchester
N. MANCHESTER, IN - Manchester University Director of Athletics Rick Espeset has announced Josh Dzurick will assume head coaching...

July 30, 2014
Defiance College Announces Rudy Yovich as New Athletic Director
DEFIANCE, OH – The Defiance College athletic program has a new leader. DC president Mark Gordon has announced the appointment of Rudy Yovich...

July 24, 2014
Shawn Hendrickson Named Transylvania Head Softball Coach
LEXINGTON, KY – Shawn Hendrickson has been named Transylvania's head softball coach, the athletic department...

July 11, 2014
#HCACMascotMadness: July 14-17
GREENWOOD, IN - This year’s tournament will be held the week of July 14-17. The format will be the same as previous HCAC social media tournaments...