Athlete Profiles

Ernst looks forward to another season in net

I love competing with my team. When you devote so much time and effort to training, the feeling of finally getting to compete is remarkable. I love nothing more than getting to play with my teammates and see all the little pieces come together.

For Wittig, UAA Player of the Week is more than an individual award

Junior guard Jacob Wittig has been a key player this season for the Men’s Basketball team, averaging more than 30 minutes and 11 points per game. He was named UAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and earned First Team All-Academic District honors.

In both Cross Country and ROTC, Phinney is a leader

Junior Hunter Phinney of UR Men’s Cross Country was recently named UAA Athlete of the Week after finishing 114th out of 300 runners at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic.

For Kaczegowicz, a life without softball is unimaginable

Sophomore catcher Harleigh Kaczegowicz of UR Softball was recently named the Liberty League Performer of the Week and had a…

For Wolkoff, positivity is a priority

Junior Alex Wolkoff of UR Women’s Tennis led the team against Oberlin College this past weekend with a 4–0 record, contributing to UR’s 11–4 record overall.

Ayers stands tall as basketball’s selfless leader

Senior forward Zack Ayers has proven to be key in the team’s overall success this season.

For Ngo, athleticism is required for success in dance

Junior Vivy Ngo is a member of Louvre Performance Ensemble at UR and recently performed in and choreographed a dance for Louvre’s fall production, “EmpowerHER.”

As Staggs graduate, Runyans look to follow

It’s not often that you find a set of twins on the same sports team.

For Savchik, diving is sport and art

The Men’s Swimming and Diving team recently defeated Hartwick College by a 10-point margin on Oct. 29.

Denny: Field hockey requires grit to succeed

Junior Olivia Denny scored against Utica, and scored the first goal in a 3–0 shutout against St. Lawrence University last Sunday.