Varsity Athletics

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.

Goodell dons the dunce Kaep

Colin Kaepernick did something that Tom Brady, Ezekiel Elliott, and the United States Football League all failed to do. He…

Highly-ranked squash is too often overlooked

UR has only one Division I team: squash. Currently ranked second in the nation, UR Men’s Squash has started the season 13–2.

Lundstrom lifts Men’s Basketball to victory

With the win on Friday and an additional senior-night victory Sunday against Washington University in St. Louis, the ‘Jackets improved to 18–4 on the season, and are now ranked 22nd in Division III. With an 8–3 conference record, they also are tied for first in the UAA with Emory.

Changing the sports culture on campus

Maybe it is the school, maybe it’s the people, but it’s fair to say that UR is rather lacking in school spirit when it comes to sports.

What do sports teams do in the offseason?

Most sports are seasonal and are only played for part of the academic year. The season ended in the fall for several teams, including volleyball, field hockey, and soccer. So what do those teams do during the spring semester, when there are not any games?

Okoniewski reflects on switch to college ball

First-year forward Julianna Okoniewski is already a key contributor for Women’s Basketball. As a starting post player, she leads the team in points and field goal percentage, and is second on the team in rebounds and blocks.