Nor'easter News - Week 7
Recap of the Week
Halfway through October, there’s little separation in three of New England’s top conferences. In the NESCAC, it seems to be Conn. College and Tufts who will finish in the top two spots (the order is yet to be determined, however). The CCC appears to be between four contenders, including Endicott, Salve Regina, Roger Williams, and Gordon. And the NEWMAC looks like it may come down to Springfield, WPI, Babson, and Clark, with the teams in the top two spots — Springfield and WPI — doing battle this weekend in Worcester.
Conn. College (10-0-2 / 6-0-2) and Tufts (11-0-2 / 6-0-2) both ended September with their perfect records intact. And while October has seen both teams relinquish that perfection with draws against Amherst (8-3-1 /4-3-1) and Middlebury (7-2-3 / 4-2-2), respectively, they still appear to be the top two teams in the conference, a perception augmented by the 0-0 draw between the two sides on Saturday. The host Camels saw an onslaught of shots from visiting Tufts, but goalkeeper AJ Marcucci and the Conn. defense held firm, keeping the Jumbos...[read more]