Tagged - sports

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. 

When does gender in sports matter?

Sports is an area that runs on black and white distinctions — you compete as either a man or a woman; you either win or lose. But what exactly, if anything, defines a woman?

Recap of UR Ultimate Frisbee’s first Nationals appearance

Both of UR’s Ultimate Frisbee teams, the Piggies and EZs, attended the 2021 USA D-III College Ultimate Championships from Dec. 17-20 in Norco, CA. This was the first time both teams made it to Nationals.

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.

The Olympic Games’ newest Icarus: Kamila Valieva

The Olympic Games are meant to be a place where we celebrate athletes for their incredible achievements, rather than breaking them down to stand atop them.

Luv skating? Head down to Skate Luvers Roller Palace

Every Thursday night, in an unassuming warehouse west of downtown Rochester, over a hundred people come together. Bumping hip-hop and R&B, they lace up their roller skates and hit the rink.

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.