Athlete Profiles

Former D-I middle blocker Martinez embodies meliora

Standing at over six feet tall, sophomore Clara Martinez dominates the net, casually swatting balls and blocking viciously spiked hits, all with a smile.

Abe and Swanger discuss being senior-year captains

Sayaka Abe of Women’s Field Hockey and Ben Swanger of Men’s Soccer are known as leaders on and off the field.

Wechsler contributes to success in as many ways as possible

Junior pitcher and third basewoman Eleni Wechsler achieved three wins last week along with going a combined 4–6 at the plate against Clarkson on April 17.

UR accomplishments honored by CSA & USBWA

Several UR varsity teams and athletes garnered individual and team accomplishments this year, and are now reaping the recognition of their successes.

Wolkoff plays her own game

Sophomore Alex Wolkoff was extremely successful at Ithaca, winning 8-1 in doubles and defeating her opponent 6-4, 6-0 at singles.

Borst-Smith honored for Assist of the Year

“Growing up, it was always a dream for my friends and me to one day be on ESPN playing alongside Kobe or dunking on Shaq."

Pitching fueled by last season

URB had a successful weekend, notching back-to-back wins over RPI on Saturday and Sunday. Leading the Yellowjackets were two of the team’s starting pitchers, John Ghyzel and Evan Janifer.

For Maire Prosak, lacrosse is life

Senior women’s lacrosse goalkeeper Maire Prosak completed one of the best games of her career last Saturday against crosstown rival Nazareth College as the ‘Jackets won with a score of 8–5.

Veech swims to personal best, despite loss

Veech showed her versatility at the competition by swimming the 200-yard breaststroke, in which she swam her fastest-ever time in that event.

For Endo, inspiration comes in a teammate rivalry

The CT sat down with Sophomore Tomotaka Endo after the #4-ranked UR Men's Squash team earned a historic 5-4 win over College Squash Association (CSA) #1, Trinity College.