WASHINGTON - Hours before the College Football Playoff national championship game kicks off in Atlanta another college football national title was determined online as Gallaudet University won the first Helmet Bowl national championship.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Trai Weaver of Anna Maria College and Joshua Burriss of Maritime College represented their respective institutions and the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) at the National Bowl at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Fla. The National Bowl is specific to Division two and Division three athletes, giving them a chance to play in front of NFL and Canadian Football League (CFL) scouts.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Several Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) student-athletes were honored by national organizations in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D3Football.com. In total six players were recognized, hailing from ECFC members Husson University and Maritime College.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. - The New England Football Writers (NEFW) announced their major award winners and Division II/III All Stars this weekend. Husson University running back John Smith (Fayetville, Ga.) earned the Division II/III season Gold Helmet Award while Eagles head coach Gabby Price was named the New England College Division Coach of the Year. Presented by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation, the Gold Helmet Awards are given to the player deemed to be the player of the year in Division I FBS/FCS and Division II/III. In addition to Smith, three other ECFC student athletes were selected to the NEFW All Star team.
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Nov. 20, 2017 – Nine seniors and one junior make up the semifinalists for the 2017 Gagliardi Trophy, an award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John’s University (Minn.) to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. John Smith is the first finalist in Husson University's football program and Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) history.
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Three Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) student-athletes were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District for their work on the field and in the classroom.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Husson University defeated Springfield College 23-21 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Football Postseason. The win marked the first time in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) history that a member institution advanced out of the first round.
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Maritime football season came to a close on Saturday evening, as the Privateers fell to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Engineers by the score of 17-3 at Alumni Stadium in Massachusetts.
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference announced its 2017 all-conference teams following a vote of the conference coaches. A total of 83 student-athletes received recognition after the completion of the regular season.
The Curry Colonels, the Framingham State Rams, the Maritime Privateers and the WPI Engineers have been selected as the participants in the 2017 New England Bowl Series which will be played at local sites on Saturday, November 18. Framingham State will host Curry at Bowditch Field in Framingham, Mass. at 12:00 p.m, while WPI will host Maritime at Alumni Stadium in Worcester, Mass. at 6:00 p.m.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) champions, Husson University, will face Springfield College in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Football Championship on Saturday, November 18 at 12 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine - The Husson University football team defeated Alfred State College 63-0 in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) game on Saturday afternoon. The win secured the Eagles’ second straight ECFC Championship and third in the last four years.
For the second consecutive year, Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC), the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) will team up to present the New England Bowl series on Saturday, November 18, 2017, the commissioners of the four conferences announced today.
IRVING, Texas - Gallaudet University senior offensive lineman Devaron Scott (Mocksville, N.C.) was selected as one the best and brightest from the college gridiron as announced by The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame. Scott is one of 181 semifinalists honored from the Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III and NAIA. Scott joins the company of other great players from top college programs such as Louisiana State University quarterback Danny Etling and University of Virginia All-America linebacker Micah Kiser.