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Sport: Collegiate Football
First Season: 1981
Headquarters: Somerset, New Jersey
NCAA Division: Division I
Commissioner: Noreen Morris
Current Members: 11
Northeast Conference Football TicketsThe Northeast Conference (NEC) has some exciting lineups and some of the most intense rivalries in college football. Whether you catch the Robert Morris Colonials at home at Joe Walton Stadium or a game at any of the other venues in the conference, the intention of the commissioners who first began the conference was to provide a competitive atmosphere and a place for athletes to show off their skills. Members include Stony Brook, Albany, Fordham, Brown, Saint Francis University, Merrimack, LIU Brooklyn, Central Connecticut, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, Duquesne and Wagner. Members are schools from the eastern part of the US. It includes colleges from New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The NEC has several rivalries that create exciting games that you will not want to miss. One of the most intense is the Battle of Brooklyn, which pits LIU against St. Francis Brooklyn. The Duel in New England is another exciting rivalry featuring Central Connecticut versus Bryant. Be sure to get your tickets for Northeast Conference football games at StubHub.
Have there been any NEC players who made the NFL draft?The NEC is known for its high level of athletic competition, and many NEC players went on to play for professional teams. The first was Greg Senat. He was one of the first players to compete in the East-West Shrine Game, and he was later picked up by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the NFL draft.
What rivalries exist in the conference?Before 2013, the NEC had six rivalries. However, some of those teams are no longer in the conference. Along with the intense Battle of Brooklyn and the Duel in New England, you might enjoy the Keystone Clash, which pits Robert Morris against Saint Francis, or the NY-MD Showdown, which features Mount St. Mary’s versus Wagner. As of 2013, a non-conference matchup known as the Garden State Rivalry pits Fairleigh Dickinson against Monmouth. The Governor’s Cup is another popular non-conference match-up between Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac.
What is the largest facility in the conference?The largest facilities in the conference are Bulldog Stadium at Bryant and Arute Field at Central Connecticut. Both of those facilities seat 5,500 fans. Most of the other facilities in the conference hold between 1,200 and 3,500 people.
Which team has won the most football championships?Albany and Robert Morris are tied for the most championship wins. They have both won six championships each. Central Connecticut, Duquesne and Monmouth have won five championships each.
Are there any teams that have dropped from the conference?Throughout its history, the conference membership has added and lost members. Some of the schools that were full members of the conference at one time include Towson University, Siena College, Rider University, Quinnipiac University, Monmouth University, the University of Maryland, Marist College, Loyola College and the University of Baltimore.
What are the biggest schools in the conference?The biggest school in the conference is Long Island University, which has a student population of 18,500. It is a private institution. The second-largest school in the conference is Central Connecticut State University with a student population of 11,865 students. It is a public university. The smaller colleges in the NEC have around 2,200 students. Whether the school is big or small, the NEC holds its athletes to high expectations, and all athletes must maintain an accumulative 3.2 grade-point average to remain in the athletic program.
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