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NYU Swimming & Diving is ‘here to win’

The Violets excelled last week in Chicago at the UAA Championships with multiple first-place finishes.
Avery Hendrick, Contributing Writer Feb 23, 2024

NYU Swimming & Diving competed with seven other teams in the 2024 UAA Swimming & Diving Championships Feb. 14-17. The trip to the University of Chicago proved worth it,...

N.Y.U. women’s basketball team poses for a photo wearing purple N.Y.U. jerseys.

Undefeated NYU women’s basketball fighting for first national title in 27 years

The No. 1 Violets have been stumped at the Elite Eight for two years in a row, but are coming off their third consecutive UAA championship and have their sights set on glory.
Liam Restivo, Contributing Writer Feb 23, 2024

On March 22, 1997, NYU played in the NCAA women's basketball Division III Championship at 181 Mercer St., formerly the Jerome S. Coles Sports Center. The Violets faced the University...

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First fencing meet at Paulson, swimming and diving, wrestling UAA championships and other news

Here’s what you need to know from the past week in NYU athletics. This week: Feb. 12 - Feb. 18.
Sydney Barragan, Sports Editor Feb 20, 2024

Basketball Women’s basketball defeated Washington University in St. Louis 80-56 and the University of Chicago 82-76 on the road this week. The team remains undefeated with a...

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In the Huddle: Belle Pellecchia on NYU women’s basketball

Belle Pellecchia, the junior guard for NYU women's basketball team, spoke to WSN about her hopes for the new season for the athletics department as a whole.
Sydney Barragan, Sports Editor Feb 15, 2024

Junior Belle Pellecchia is a guard and captain on the undefeated NYU women’s basketball team, who has made program history with 22 consecutive victories. She’s been a top scorer...

Around ten hockey players raise their sticks on the ice. Each of them are wearing their N.Y.U. black and purple uniforms. One man stands in front of them all, leading the greeting.

NYU Ice Hockey honors 11 players at senior night

The Violets honored their senior hockey players and the three-year team rebuilding effort in one of the season’s last home games.
Sydney Barragan, Sports Editor Feb 12, 2024

The NYU men’s hockey team honored 11 members of its 25-man roster at senior night on Feb. 10 at the Chelsea Piers Sky Rink. The Violets (10-6-4) were defeated 1-2 by the University...

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Undefeated women’s basketball makes NYU history, women’s track and field sets program record and other news

Here’s what you need to know from the past week in NYU athletics. This week: Feb. 5 - Feb. 11.
Sydney Barragan, Sports Editor Feb 12, 2024

Basketball Women’s basketball made history this week, setting a program-record with a 21st-consecutive victory against Case Western Reserve University 82-67 on Feb. 9. Sunday...

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Blitz and ‘fits: A Super Bowl style guide

Don’t fumble with your Super Bowl outfit this Sunday — here's your chance to score!

Set, hike, fashion! The Super Bowl is fast approaching, and time is running out to find your outfit for the big game. If you feel like you’re doing overtime trying to find the...

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Mental health awareness for student-athletes at NYU

NYU opened its very own branch of The Hidden Opponent, a mental health nonprofit organization for student-athletes.
Nicole Ranile, Staff Writer Feb 8, 2024

This academic year, NYU has finally opened up its chapter of The Hidden Opponent, a nonprofit dedicated to raising mental health awareness, in collaboration with Campus Captains...

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In the huddle: From serves to spikes, Lindsey Hirano on her volleyball journey

NYU Athletics Libero Lindsey Hirano says farewell and thank you to volleyball.
Briggs Negrón, Contributing Writer Feb 7, 2024

Lindsey Hirano, NYU volleyball’s star libero, is a player with all the accolades, but it was far from a painless journey.  After becoming an undefeated league champion at...

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Two NYU athletes make history on the track

Track and field athletes Kate Walsh and Jon Diaz — who have both broken program records this season — told WSN about their experiences on the team.
Logan Holland, Contributing Writer Feb 6, 2024

NYU track and field athletes Jon Diaz and Kate Walsh had a moment of euphoria at the New York City Gotham Cup on Jan. 19, smashing previously held program records. WSN sat down...

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NYU wrestling honors three athletes during Senior Day

The university’s wrestling team had both highs and lows on senior day, continuing a season of successful matches.
Logan Holland, Contributing Writer Feb 6, 2024

Anthony Asatrian, Anthony Chavez and Hassan Khan entered the Paulson Center on Saturday for one of the last times as NCAA Division III wrestlers, leaving behind a legacy of success...

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No. 1 ranked women’s basketball stays undefeated, track and field hosts meet and other news

Here’s what you need to know from the past week in NYU Athletics. This week: Jan. 29 - Feb. 4.
Avery Hendrick, Contributing Writer Feb 5, 2024

Basketball NYU women’s basketball continued to excel this week, extending its win streak to 20 wins in a row. On the road this weekend, the Violets beat the University of Rochester...

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