Somerset, N.J. (June 8, 2018) – The Mount St. Mary's University men's outdoor track & field team has added to its accolades following the team's first Northeast Conference Championship in 21 years last month. On Thursday, the Mountaineers were named a 2017-18 Northeast Conference Team Sportsmanship Award winner for the spring season.
Instituted by league Presidents in 2008, the awards are designed to acknowledge the team in each conference sport that, in the opinion of its peers, most closely demonstrates good sportsmanship based on the NEC Principles of Sportsmanship and Standards of Conduct. Voting is conducted at the conclusion of each season by each team and head coach, who rank teams within the conference based on a set of criteria.
2017-18 Northeast Conference Team Sportsmanship Spring Award Winners
Baseball - Wagner
Men's Golf - Robert Morris
Women's Golf - Central Connecticut
Men's Lacrosse - Robert Morris
Women's Lacrosse - Saint Francis U
Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Mount St. Mary's
Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Central Connecticut
Softball - Sacred Heart
Men's Tennis - Saint Francis U
Women's Tennis - Bryant