Archives - Andrew Lucchesi

Wright, Villanova’s champion coach, was UR-bred

Villanova basketball was crowned as national champion for the first time since 1985. The sharply-dressed man behind the madness, head coach Jay Wright, took his first ever NCAA national championship.

Baseball wins, Softball falls in double headers

UR Baseball (URB) squared off against St. Lawrence University (SLU) four times in two days with back-to-back double-headers on Friday and Saturday at Towers Field, part of the Prince Athletic Complex.

Women’s Lacrosse falls two straight

UR Women’s Lacrosse (URWL) headed northbound Friday riding a three-game winning streak to take on the SUNY Oswego Lakers.

Quidditch makes fantasy reality

Quidditch is speed, endurance, toughness, and tactical savvy. It is a pitch full of unrelenting brutes, who are unafraid to take a blow from the adversary in the name of the sport.

When Rush Rhees’ son dropped out

Presidential pedigree, anarchist leanings, and the type of intellect that breeds classroom insolence hallmarked his abbreviated stint at UR in the 1920s.

Red Wings prospect Max Kepler looks to the majors

If you’re a greedy Rochester Red Wings baseball fan who can’t get enough long ball and firework-spangled home run trots, then you’re surely hoping standout Minnesota Twins prospect Max Kepler—a 23-year-old German outfielder—makes a stop at Frontier Field this season.

Swimming makes a splash at UAA Championships

The 2016 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships were hosted at UR from Feb. 17–20 at the Webster Aquatic Center.

Basketball beats buzzer

After losing a 15-point lead that eventually sent this game into OT, UR’s finish was dramatic and surreal—a 77–76 victory.

Rochester Red Wings crack top prospect list

Talent scout eye candy Byron Buxton headlines a potentially star-studded group of Major League Baseball (MLB) prospects to represent the Red Wings in 2016.

Is it in the new uniforms? The uprising of URWB

In what is perhaps the best start under Coach Jim Scheible’s reign as head coach at UR, the ‘Jackets success is undeniable.