Naiya Sawtelle, North Carolina A&T
The CAA has announced the men’s basketball conference schedule for the 2023-24 season.
Izadora Stedile, Hofstra
Eleven CAA Volleyball teams open the 2023 season this weekend, with over 30 matches on the docket. Highlighting the slate is the defending CAA Champions, Towson, visiting South Carolina for back-to-back contests. The Tigers will face the Gamecocks at 6 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday, with both games on SECN+. In addition, Campbell, North Carolina A&T and Northeastern begin the season on the road against Power Five competition. The Fighting Camels start their CAA tenure with a tournament at Colorado, facing the host Buffalos on Saturday at 8 p.m. The Aggies head to Charlottesville for the Cavalier Classic, opening against Rutgers on Friday at 4:30 p.m. The Huskies head to the Wake Forest Invitational, where they conclude the weekend with a matchup against the Demon Decans on Saturday at 5 p.m. (ACCNX). Furthermore, four teams – Charleston, Delaware, Hofstra and UNCW – begin the fall by hosting tournaments. The invitationals will combine to produce 12 matches on FloVolleyball, headlined by Charleston hosting West Virginia at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Lani Mason, Delaware
The Tigers tallied 11 first-place votes and the maximum 121 points to be atop the preseason ranks for the third straight season. Delaware followed, collecting 102 points, three ahead of Hofstra, which tallied 99 points. Fourth through seventh were separated by 12 points as Charleston led the conglomerate with 83 points, followed by Northeastern with 81, newcomer Campbell with 73 and Elon at 71 points. William & Mary was eighth, with Stony Brook, North Carolina A&T, UNCW and Hampton rounding out the 12-team poll.
The 2023 season will bring a lot of change for the North Carolina A&T football team, which will have a new coach and a new conference. The team played football in 2022 in the Big South Conference.
Coastal Athletic Association football promises a memorable 2023 season, thanks in no small part to the strength and depth of the conference.
Part of the magic of college football is its unpredictability.
CAA Football’s Board of Directors has approved Bryant University as the conference’s newest member. Bryant will join CAA Football on July 1, 2024, and increase the league’s membership to 16.
Jaden Shirden produced astronomic numbers in Monmouth's first season of Coastal Athletic Association football. When it came time for an encore, there was nowhere the All-American running back would have rather been in 2023 than back with the Hawks on the Jersey Shore.
It’s a new era in the CAA.
The new-look Coastal Athletic Association kicks off a watershed football season on Aug. 26. Nearly one month to the day that UAlbany hosts Fordham to officially usher in the 2023 campaign, the 15 teams making up the revamped Coastal previewed the season at the league's annual media day.
William & Mary, which went 11-2, earned a share of the CAA Football championship and reached the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2009 last season, has been picked to capture the CAA Football title in 2023 according to a vote of the league’s head coaches.