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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

With the men's hockey  team enjoying a successful season, some believe adding a women's team would be beneficial.

What-If: Women’s Hockey at NYU

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
The NYU men's hockey team has nestled itself into the hearts of even the most skeptical NYU student, but what if there were a women's team?
Nikki Webb, pictured during a July 2016 wrestling NYU Global trip to Germany, Austria and Prague, where she volunteered.

Nikki Webb: The Evolution From Athlete to Athletic Trainer

By Trevor Francesconi , Contributing Writer May 1, 2017
Coordinator of Athletic Training at NYU Nikki Webb discussed her evolution from an athlete to a member of the NYU Athletics teams.
Carolina Saccacio batting for the NYU Women’s Softball Team against Washington University in St. Louis on Friday. NYU dropped both ends of the doubleheader.

Weekly Sports Update: April 17-23

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor May 1, 2017
Here's a look at how NYU's athletic teams have fared this week in WSN's final weekly update for the semester.
Stern freshman Alex Li, who plays outside hitter, was named Rookie of the Year for men’s volleyball.

2017 NYU Athletics Highlights

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor May 1, 2017
Here are some highlights from NYU Athletics' spring 2017 season.
WSN Creative Director Laura Shkouratoff reflects on being a member of NYU’s women’s club water polo team.

A Personal Tale of Life in the Pool

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director May 1, 2017
Creative Director Laura Laura Shkouratoff reflects on her time in the pool, which inspired her to join the NYU water polo team.
GLS sophomore Eli Edwards pitched for the NYU baseball team against Emory University on Saturday. NYU lost both games.

Weekly Sports Update: April 17- April 23

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor April 24, 2017
The NYU athletic teams are all looking to finish their seasons strong, with many performing well at major games and competitions.
The New York Rangers celebrate their victory over the Montreal Canadiens in game six of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday. NYU reacts to the team’s success.

NYU Reacts: Rangers Win Over Canadiens

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor April 24, 2017
As the Stanley Cup Playoffs journey on, the Rangers bested the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Here's the take from NYU students.
The Turner Field in Atlanta faces a rain delay. Weather can deter a game from effectively playing out; in addition, it can affect how players play the game.

Weather Makes for Stormy Softball

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer April 24, 2017
Rain caused the NYU softball team to wait a day to play, a common occurrence in the wonderful world of NYU athletics.
For those who do not have the time  to play on varsity, the women’s club lacrosse team is an excellent alternative. It allows women to play lacrosse while simultaneously having time to relax.

Lacrosse Is Committed but Lax

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor April 24, 2017
NYU is home to many club sports in addition to its myriad of NCAA DIII contingents. Here is a look at the women's club lacrosse team.
NYU suffers from a lack of spirits in sports. WSN weighs in on the reasons why.

Why NYU Students Don’t Care About Sports

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor April 24, 2017
NYU's student body is notorious for its collective lack of appreciation for sports, but this is simply a result of the image NYU has crafted for itself.
Joe Timmes, School of Professional Studies Sports Management senior and captain of the NYU men’s basketball team, will be joining the Brooklyn Nets as their Basketball Operations Seasonal Assistant after graduation.

Joe Timmes: From NYU to NBA

By Jake Steel, Contributing Writer April 17, 2017
NYU Basketball player and senior Joe Timmes has excelled in his time with the Violets and, as a soon-to-be Sports Management grad, is headed to the big leagues to work for the Brooklyn Nets.
Bryan Costello joined NYU’s sport medicine department as an athletic trainer in July 2016. He works with the wrestling, women’s soccer and men’s volleyball teams.

The Newest Addition to NYU’s Athletic Training Family

By Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer April 17, 2017
Meet Bryan Costello, the newest member of the NYU athletic training family.