Tagged - Varsity 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 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. 

Softball sticks together through cancelled season

“As an upcoming senior I know I will appreciate every single game, practice, and lift so much more knowing it could be taken away any second,”

Squash takes victory in first home match

Varsity squash snapped a three match losing streak with a 7-2 win over the University of Western Ontario.

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?

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.

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.

Gudipudi discusses successful tennis season

Sophomore Sravya Gudipudi has consistently had a strong impact for Women’s Tennis. She often plays in the No. 1 spot in singles play and also completes at high levels in doubles play. Earlier this month, Gudipudi earned UAA All-Academic honors.