Athlete Profiles

New York Giants name UR alum Brian Daboll as new head coach

The New York Giants have finalized the hiring of UR alum and former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as their new head coach.

An Ode to Tom Brady

Few times in sports is an individual able to achieve enough to be considered the greatest of all time. Tom Brady is calling it a career after 22 seasons after an unparalleled football life.

UR welcomes alum and Rochester native Ashley Van Vechten as new women’s head soccer coach

The Rochester Yellowjacket athletic community is reunited with one of its most decorated and celebrated members as Ashley Van Vechten ’08 is appointed new women’s head soccer coach. 

Meet the UR student making national waves for women in baseball

Since the young age of 5, Greenwood has been playing baseball. Now she is a catcher for UR Baseball and on the USA Baseball 2021 National Team Development Program roster, aiming to play at the international level.

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.