Varsity Athletics

Football begins with defeat but first-years promising

If you were on campus a couple weeks before classes started, you’d see what appeared to be hundreds of football…

Run it back: A fall sports preview

With school soon to be in full swing, the Yellowjackets’ fall sports teams are gearing up. The fall sports include…

Adjusting to college for student athletes

The adjustment for non-athletes is difficult enough with new independence and responsibilities, a new city (for some, a new country),…

Baseball defends home field, wins Liberty League Championship

Baseball has won the Liberty League Championship by beating Clarkson University 8–2. It was the team’s fifth game in three…

The ultimate fun and competitive club sports experience

This weekend, Men’s Club Ultimate Frisbee traveled to Oneonta to compete in the USA Ultimate Division III Metro East Regional Tournament. A strong showing in inclement weather at this weekend’s games could allow the team to qualify for the national Division III tournament.

Men’s Baseball makes itself heard

The baseball team is quite vocal from the dugout. Sometimes players yell to cheer on their teammate at-bat or on the mound. Sometimes they yell baserunning advice. But the volume never drops, and the encouragement never ceases.

UR Baseball continues hot streak against RIT

UR Baseball beat rival Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in a doubleheader on a chilly March Sunday. The game, originally…

For Ethington, friendships outweigh dominance

Senior guard Lena Ethington led Women’s Basketball in minutes, points, and steals. Though the team ended with a 10–15 record this season after making the Elite Eight last season, Ethington reflected on the challenges the team has faced and her experience as a player.

For Thakkar, preparation nets success

Junior Tanmay Thakkar is a key player for Men’s Tennis, often playing in the No. 3 or No. 4 spot in individual matches and in the No. 2 or No. 3 spot in doubles play. The team boasts an impressive 6–0 record, thanks in part to Thakkar.

Door shuts on basketball’s tournament run, careers of six seniors

UR Men’s Basketball team fell in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament to Amherst College 75–67, ending the team’s season.