Varsity Athletics

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.

Clamage lifts Men’s Basketball to victory

Thanks to a 41-point game by senior guard Ryan Clamage, Men’s Basketball defeated Carnegie Mellon 78–70 this past Friday.

Coalfleet discusses improving as a sprinter

At the start of this season in early December, he earned the Liberty League Men’s Track Performer of the Week honor for winning the 400 meter run at the All-Atlantic Regional Championships.

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.