• WestConn's Albertine Rwabukamba to compete at 17th FINA World Championships
    July 17, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University sophomore Albertine Rwabukamba (Redding, CT) will compete at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary this month.
  • WestConn places 15 student-athletes on the LEC Spring All-Academic Team
    July 10, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University placed 15 student-athletes on the 2017 Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team recently.
  • Western Connecticut’s Swimming & Diving Team Highlights CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    June 21, 2017
    Norfolk, VA – June 21, 2017 – For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included among the teams was Western Connecticut State University’s Swimming & Diving Team.
  • John Foristall selected to play in NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game
    May 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior attack John Foristall (Danbury, CT) is one of 52 seniors selected to play in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association East-West Senior All-Star Game.
  • WestConn is looking for interested men and women to play ice hockey
    May 25, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletics and Recreation Department is looking for you. If you are a male or female matriculating student at WestConn and ,have an interest in joining the Ice Hockey Club, we need to hear from you.
  • Cullen Roberts named to NEILA Academic All-New England Team
    May 22, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior men's lacrosse defender Cullen Roberts (Somers, CT) has been named to the 2017 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Academic All-New England Team.
  • Olivia Kosilla named to IWLCA All-Berkshire Region Second Team
    May 18, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior midfielder Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT) has been named to the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Berkshire Region Second Team, announced on Friday.
  • The Class of 2021 set to become WestConn Colonials
    May 16, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University playing 2016-17 seasons have ended, but the work is far from done for the 13 head coaches of the Colonials’ 14 programs.
  • EJ Lavoie named to the LEC Baseball All-Conference First Team
    May 16, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior shortstop EJ Lavoie (East Granby, CT) has been named to the 2017 Little East Conference All-Conference First Team, announced LEC Assistant Commissioner Adam Sopris on Tuesday.
  • Charline Plasczynski named to NFCA All-New England Third Team
    May 16, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University freshman shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bristol, CT) has been named to the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-New England Third Team as an at-large selection.
  • WestConn Athletics Honors It's Student-Athletes at Its Annual Awards Banquet
    May 10, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department held its 16th Annual Awards Banquet on May 9.
  • Aaron Campos and Jason Hipona Named to the All-Little East Conference Men's Tennis Team
    May 09, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University freshman Adam Campos (Ridgefield, CT) and senior Jason Hipona (Orange, CT) have been named to the 2017 Little East Conference Men's Tennis All-Conference First and Second Teams, respectively.
  • Charline Plasczynski Named Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Year
    May 09, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Western Connecticut State University freshman shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bristol, CT) has been named 2017 Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Year. She junior second baseman Tori Dugan (Norwalk, CT) and senior outfielder Alexandra LaFemina (East Haddam, CT) were named to the league's All-Conference Second Team.
  • WestConn Receives Three of Five Top Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Awards
    May 09, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse student-athletes, Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT), Destinee Carey (New Milford, CT) and Brooke Baldelli (New Fairfield, CT) have been named 2017 Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player, Midfielder and Rookie of the Year, respectively.
  • WestConn's Eric Caldwell Named Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year
    May 09, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University freshman attack Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) has been named 2017 Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year. He and three other Colonials were named to the LEC All-Conference Second Team on Tuesday.
  • Brooke Baldelli Nearly Brings WestConn Women's Lacrosse All The Way Back
    May 04, 2017
    MANSFIELD, CT - Freshman Brooke Baldelli scored five goals in the final 19:50 and nearly brought the Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team all the way back, from an eight-goal deficit, before they fell to intra-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University in the Semifinals of the Little East Conference Championships on Thursday.
  • Baseball Season Ends with Doubleheader Loss at UMass-Boston
    May 04, 2017
    BOSTON, MA – The Western Connecticut baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader (4-0 and 12-4) at Little East Conference foe UMass-Boston to wrap up the 2017 season on Thursday evening. With the losses, the Colonials finished the slate at 15-20 overall and 3-11 in conference play, while the Beacons improved to 29-9 and 11-3.
  • WestConn Softball Season Ends With Loss To Plymouth State, 3-0, In LECs
    May 04, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, NH - The Western Connecticut State University softball season ended on Thursday following its 3-0 loss to top seed and host Plymouth State University in the Little East Conference Championships.
  • Little East Conference Accepts Castleton University as Ninth Member
    May 04, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference (LEC) Presidents Council announced today the addition of Castleton University as the league’s ninth member, marking the first expansion of conference membership in 20 years.
  • Baseball Falls at Wesleyan, 10-0
    May 03, 2017
    MIDDLETOWN, CT – The Western Connecticut baseball team fell to 15-18 overall following a 10-0 loss at non-league foe Wesleyan University on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Bryan Harper (Ledyard, CT), junior Clete LoRusso (New Milford, CT) and rookie Matt Mancini (Waterbury, CT) each finished with 2-for-4 showings at the plate for the Colonials.
  • Baseball Rebounds to Surge Past FDU-Florham, 14-7
    May 02, 2017
    MADISON, NJ – After suffering a heartbreaking extra innings loss to cross-state LEC rival Eastern Connecticut on Sunday, the Western Connecticut baseball squad rebounded with a 14-7 victory at non-league foe FDU-Florham on Tuesday evening. Seniors EJ Lavoie (East Granby, CT) and Frank Vartuli (Westport, CT) each notched three RBI’s, while rookie Tyler Gibbs (New Britain, CT) pushed a pair across the plate for the Colonials. Senior starting pitcher Daniel Hedden (West Cornwall, CT) earned the win, improving to 2-3 overall, while tossing seven and striking out six for the visitors.
  • WestConn Men's Tennis Ousted From Little East Conference Championships, Fall At RIC, 5-3
    May 02, 2017
    PROVIDENCE, RI - Western Connecticut senior Jason Hipona (Orange, CT) and freshman Aaron Campos (Ridgefield, CT) combined to defeat Rhode Island College freshman William Tavares (Kingston, RI) and junior Lee Tiberi (Smithfield, RI) at the No. 1 spot, 8-0, but the Anchormen prevailed in the match, 5-3 to advance to the semifinals of the Little East Conference Men's Tennis Tournament on Tuesday.
  • Sofia Palacios Hits Grand Slam Home Run And Drives In Six Runs In Loss To UMass Boston
    May 02, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Junior Sofia Palacios (San Fernando, CA) belted a grand slam to send the game into extra innings and finished the day with six runs batted in, but the Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped a 9-8 decision to University of Massachusetts Boston in the first round of the Little East Conference Tournament on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Advances to LEC Semifinals with 17-9 Win Over UMass-Dartmouth
    May 02, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Senior midfielder Destinee Carey (New Milford, CT) notched a game-high seven points (four goals and three assists), while rookie attacker Brooke Baldelli (New Fairfield, CT) chipped in with five goals and one assist to lead the fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse to a 17-9 victory over visiting fifth-seeded UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday night at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the win, the Colonials advanced to the Little East Conference Tournament Semifinals where they will meet top-seeded host Eastern Connecticut on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
  • Caldwell Notches Game-High Six Points as Men’s Lacrosse Season Ends with 14-11 Loss at Plymouth in LEC Quarterfinals
    May 02, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, NH – Rookie attackman Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) rounded out a solid first-year campaign with a game-high six points as the sixth-seeded Western Connecticut men’s lacrosse team was downed at third-seeded Plymouth State in the Little East Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Tuesday evening. With the loss, the Colonials finished the season at 7-9 overall and seem poised to be headed in a positive direction for next season. No. 3 Plymouth State avenged last week’s regular season loss, improving to 9-7 and advancing to the league semifinals.
  • Olivia Kosilla Named Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
    May 02, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University junior midfielder Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT) has been named Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending April 30.
  • Fortier Seals Men's Tennis Victory Over Bard on Senior Day, 5-4
    April 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut men's tennis squad outlasted visiting non-conference opponent Bard College, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon at Westside Courts on Senior Day. Rookie Jacques Fortier (Southbury, CT) sealed the victory for the Colonials with a straight-set win.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader To Eastern Connecticut In Regular-Season Finale, 10-7 and 3-2
    April 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Freshman shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bristol, CT) went 5-for-9 on the day, but the Western Connecticut State University dropped both ends of its doubleheader against intra-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University, 10-7 and 3-2, at Westside Field on Sunday afternoon.
  • Baseball Suffers Heartbreaking Extra Inning Loss at LEC Nemesis Eastern, 9-6
    April 30, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, CT – After splitting a pair against league foe Rhode Island College on Saturday, the Western Connecticut baseball team suffered a heartbreaking 9-6 extra inning loss at Little East Conference nemesis Eastern Connecticut on Sunday afternoon. Senior first baseman Frank Vartuli (Westport, CT) led the Colonials with a 2-for-5 showing from the plate with an RBI.
  • Colonials Softball Split Pair At UMass Boston on Saturday
    April 29, 2017
    BOSTON, MA - The Western Connecticut State University softball team captured the back end of its doubleheader at University of Massachusetts Boston, as it dropped the opener, 5-1 before edging the Beacons, 2-1 in the nightcap at UMB Softball Field on Saturday afternoon.
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