CASTLETON, Vt. – Returning much of its offensive core and adding help on defense, the Castleton University football team looks to notch back-to-back winning campaigns as it heads into its 10th season of intercollegiate football.
PAXTON, Mass – With a month left until the start of the football season, Head Coach Dan Mulrooney and the AMCATS have released their 2018 schedule. With just three home games and six ECFC conference games on the slate and nearly 90 incoming freshman reporting to camp, the 'Cats are looking to improve in Mulrooney's second season at the helm. The schedule features the usual ECFC suspects and the addition of a non-conference matchup with Western New England at the beginning of the season.
BANGOR, Maine - Following one of the most successful seasons in the program's history last year, the Husson University football team will enter the 2018 season looking to capture the program’s fourth Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Championship (ECFC) in the last five years, and make a third-straight appearance in the NCAA Division III playoffs.
WASHINGTON – The deepest senior class in Coach Chuck Goldstein's tenure at Gallaudet University will lead the Bison into the 2018 campaign. The 16-member senior class has been through the ups and downs over the previous three seasons and will aim to go out on a high note this year.
THROGGS NECK, N.Y. Maritime is looking to build off a strong 2017 season where the Privateers garnered a 9-2 overall record and a 6-1 record in ECFC games. The Privateers’ 2017 campaign was good enough to lead them to their third-ever postseason appearance in program history. With a plethora of returning talent, the Privateers turn to a familiar face, Vincent DiGaetano, to serve as the team’s new Head Coach.
ALFRED, N.Y. - The 2018 Alfred State football program led by first year head coach Scott Linn will look to build a foundation of success as they enter year two of play in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference. The 2018 roster features the largest group of returning student-athletes during the NCAA era.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. - The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) conducted its 2018 online Media Day on Tuesday, August 28. Catch up on all the action including previews, coach and student-athlete interviews.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its 2018 preseason poll on Tuesday as voted by the league’s seven head coaches. Two-time defending ECFC Champions, Husson University, earned the top spot on the poll, receiving six, first-place votes and 48 total points.
THROGGS NECK, N.Y. - On Monday Director of Athletics Kristofer Schnatz has announced the hiring of Vincent DiGaetano to fill the role of head football coach for the 2018 season. DiGaetano returns to Maritime after serving as an assistant coach with the program from its inception in 2005 through the 2015 season.
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.