Varsity Athletics

Men’s Soccer defeats defending champion in playoff

Men’s Soccer defeated Messiah College in the Elite Eight, not only breaking into the Final Four, for the first time but also avenging their loss to last year’s champion and the nation’s top-ranked team.

Forness has high hopes for basketball season

Though Women’s Basketball is off to a 1–4 start, junior forward Ally Forness has been an important starter. Forness leads the team in field goal percentage.

Aronson discusses swimming success

Senior swimmer Danny Aronson is an important contributor in freestyle events for the men’s swimming and diving team. Two weeks ago at Buffalo State, Aronson was one of three ‘Jackets to win two events, contributing to victories in both the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Despite loss, Field Hockey qualifies for playoff tournament

Despite a 1–0 loss to Vassar College in the Liberty League Championships, Women’s Field Hockey secured an at-large berth in the NCAA Championship.

For DeRubertis, volleyball team is a family

Sophomore Allie DeRubertis leads Women’s Volleyball in points, kills, and total attacks. As outside hitter for the ‘Jackets, she has helped the team to a strong 23–9 record so far.

Bargabos barges to invitational victory

Senior distance runner Rachel Barbagos is an important contributor to a strong track team. On Sept. 15, Barbagos finished first in a field of 212 runners at the UR Yellowjacket Cross Country Invitational, helping the ‘Jackets place second in that meet.

Interceptions help football win defensive battle

Men’s Football defeated Alfred State 20–14 on Saturday, Sept. 15, in a defensive battle. The ‘Jackets defense hauled in six interceptions, four of which came from junior defensive back Robert Grant, and secured their first win of the season.

For Cooley, close-knit team enhances soccer experience

Junior midfielder Josh Cooley has been a key contributor for Men’s Soccer this season. This past Saturday, his goal against Buffalo State helped the ‘Jackets improve to 5–0 on the season.

Red card helps Men’s Soccer hold off Hobart

Men’s Soccer defeated the visiting Hobart Statesmen 2–1, running their undefeated record to 3–0–0.

Bansbach reflects on Liberty League title defense

Senior attacker Nancy Bansbach was named as a team captain for Field Hockey last season, and was the team’s top scorer last season among those returning this year. Last season, the team won the Liberty League Championship for the first time in school history and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight.