This is an intriguing matchup, with Neumann a Division III power and Penn State in the midst of making the transition up from the ACHA to Division I.
The Delaware Valley College Aggies announced their presence in the Division III NCAA playoffs last week with authority, hammering Norwich in the opening round 62-10. Now, they are preparing for a second round match-up with St. John Fisher (NY) on Saturday in Doylestown.
This year’s game will have a whole new level of intensity, as it will be one of the premier Division III games in the country this Saturday.
As usual, Rowan is right in the mix at the top of the New Jersey Athletic Conference with a 5-3 mark (5-2 in the conference) as they get ready to host a critical match-up with NJAC co-leader Montclair State on Saturday.
There are some great matchups this week for the local Division II and Division III squads, including critical conference games for Widener, Ursinus, and Rowan.
Last week the Aggies overcame four turnovers to beat Wilkes University, 14-6. Del Val head coach Jim Clements says they need to be sharper this week.
The Aggies are 2-0 on the season, with both wins coming by a single point.
Mike Hedden, a key cog in the Neumann University ice hockey team that won the 2009 Division III National Championship, is now enjoying success as a pro.
This year, the Knights will look to repeat a national championship after earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
For the first time in program history, the Delaware Valley College men’s basketball team is readying for an NCAA Tournament game.
The Griffins’ spirits were lifted on Monday when they learned that they had earned an at-large berth to the Division III NCAA Tournament and a match-up with Buffalo State.
It’s been a season for the ages for the Division III Delaware Valley College men’s basketball team. They have already have won a school-record 16 games, and if they win their 17th on Saturday in the Freedom Conference Championship game against DeSales University, they will earn their first-ever NCAA Tournament berth.
One of the area’s best women’s college basketball players calls Division III Neumann University home.