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#CAASports Roundup

Jul 19, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

#CAASports Weekly Roundup features news, highlights, links and other information from across the league.

College of Charleston: Men’s golf heads into the 2013-14 season as an exciting new member of the CAA and with plenty of recent success. On Tuesday, the team’s upcoming 2013 schedule was released. Assistant men’s soccer coach Troy Lesesne was named to the NSCAA 30 Under 30 program, a yearlong education and mentorship opportunity for a select group of young, up-and-coming soccer coaches.

Delaware: UD’s baseball program had a big week with Zach Lopes being named Coastal Plain League Player of the Week and Brandon Hinkle being selected to the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Team. In women’s golf news, the Blue Hens announced that they will host their first ever tournament in school history as part of their 2013 fall schedule. The University of Delaware Invitational will take place on Oct. 14-15 at Rehoboth Beach Country Club in Rehoboth Beach, Del. The women’s golf team also announced the hiring of Brendon Post as an assistant coach.

Drexel: Field hockey announced on Tuesday the hiring of former standout Susan Ciufo as an assistant coach. She ranks second in school history with 58 goals and 140 points over four years. Drexel’s 2013 field hockey schedule was announced last week.

Hofstra: Baseball catcher Matt Reistetter signed a free agent contract with the Washington Nationals. He was a first-team All-CAA member this past spring and led the Pride with a .296 batting average.

James Madison: Former Dukes soccer standout and international soccer executive Jake Edwards was named Vice President of the United Soccer Leagues Pro (USL PRO).

UNCW: The Seahawks had a busy week, leading off with former tennis standout Chris Cooprider earning his first career professional title. The 22-year-old teamed up with Duke’s Henrique Cunha to win the Turkey F27 Futures doubles championship in Istanbul, Turkey. In other news, rising junior golfer Ryan Nagy advanced to the match play portion of the United States Amateur Public Links Championship and longtime Seahawks Deputy Director of Athletics Pat Howey announced her plans for retirement at the end of next month following 30 years with the school’s athletic department.

Northeastern: The Huskies swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association for the 2013 spring semester after compiling an impressive 3.41 team GPA, good for the best mark in the CAA.

Towson: The Tiger women’s golf team and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams announced upcoming schedules this week. Baseball players Brendan Butler and Nik Nowottnick, both of which were contributing members to the Tigers’ 2013 CAA title squad, were also selected to the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Team.

William & Mary: The Tribe had a quiet week, though both the men’s and women’s soccer teams released their 2013 schedules. Men’s basketball was honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for off-the-court academic success, leading all of Division I with seven selections to the honors court.