Varsity Athletics

UR rowing competes at New York State championships

The Rochester men's and women's rowing teams competed in a variety of disciplines at the New York State Collegiate Rowing Championships, held on Saturday, April 23 in Saratoga, New York

Men’s golf team takes second at Hershey Cup

UR men’s golf placed second of 17 at the Hershey Cup, played on April 3 and 4 at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, PA. 

Baseball completes series sweep of RPI, improve to 13–4

The UR YellowJackets defeated conference rivals Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in all three games played on March 26 and 27, capping the weekend with an impressive 14–13 victory in extra innings. 

Men’s basketball ends season with trip to D3 Sweet Sixteen

UR men’s basketball capped their season with an impressive performance in the NCAA D3 National Championship Tournament, ultimately losing to Marietta in the Sweet Sixteen with a score of 83-88. 

Men’s squash takes second at College Squash National Championships tournament

The UR men’s squash team fell to Cornell 7–2 on Feb. 20, finishing second at the College Squash Association’s (CSA) Hoehn Cup, played in Philadelphia, PA.

Men’s tennis begins promising season with 7-2 loss against Vassar College

The UR men’s tennis team tipped off their season with a difficult 7-2 against Vassar College (N.Y.) on Feb. 13. The Yellowjackets dropped all three doubles matchups along with four of six singles matches.

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. 

Men’s, women’s basketball teams split wins against Carnegie Mellon

The Rochester Yellowjackets’ basketball teams faced off against the Carnegie Mellon (CMU) Tartans in a double header on Jan. 21, with the men’s team winning 71-60 and the women's team losing 47-63. 

New COVID restrictions allow in person sports despite remote learning

In response to surging cases in Monroe County, the University announced updated COVID-19 guidelines for students.

UR sports leagues halted for fall, team activities continue

At the time of writing, the cancellation only applies to competitions that have championships in the fall: soccer, volleyball, and cross country.