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Grace Richardson runs on an outdoor track wearing a white top with a sticker numbered “345” and a pair of black shorts.

Women’s cross country takes on nationals in Michigan

NYU women’s cross country competed in nationals for the first time since 2013.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 21, 2022

On the snow-covered grounds of Forest Akers East Golf Course in Lansing, Michigan, NYU women’s cross country team and individual qualifier sophomore Ryan Tobin raced in the NCAA...

The interior of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. In the center is a basketball court with players practicing. Around the court are numerous rows of black seats with fans sitting and standing.

Long Island Nets lose heartbreaker to Maine Celtics

The Long Island Nets lost a tough game against the undefeated Maine Celtics Tuesday night.
Adam Covey, Staff Writer Nov 17, 2022

The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, were defeated by the No. 1 Maine Celtics by a score of 117-111 Tuesday night. With the loss, the Nets fell...

A female volleyball player wearing a purple jersey and black shorts jumps high from the ground while using her right arm to hit the volleyball behind the net. Three other players wearing orange shirts are standing on the other side of the net. Text “#GOVIOLETS N.Y.U. VOLLEYBALL” is printed on the net in purple.

Women’s volleyball advances to NCAA Elite Eight

The Violets garnered three wins over the weekend in the NCAA Division III tournament.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Nov 16, 2022

The NYU women’s volleyball team dominated their way through the NCAA Division III tournament this weekend, earning a trip to the Elite Eight. The Violets only lost three sets...

Belle Pellecchia, the NYU women’s basketball team’s guard, holds a basketball in one hand while running.

Women’s basketball finishes on top in NYU Tip-Off Classic

The Violets opened their season with two wins this past weekend.
Kyle Yuan, Staff Writer Nov 15, 2022

NYU women’s basketball kicked off its season with two wins in the NYU Tip-Off Classic this past weekend. The Violets started on Saturday with a formidable performance against...

Three N.Y.U. women’s cross country runners run on the track. They wear white jerseys with black-and-red shorts and multi-colored running shoes.

Women’s cross country makes national bid

The women’s and men’s cross country teams placed second and third in regionals, respectively.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 14, 2022

In their penultimate race of the season, NYU’s men’s and women’s cross country teams placed second and third, respectively, in the NCAA Division III Niagara Region Cross...

Joe Leslie, player number 29, kicks a ball down the field wearing a white N.Y.U. jersey, purple shorts, and red soccer shoes.

Men’s soccer falls in first round of NCAA tournament

After making the tournament for the second consecutive year, the NYU men’s soccer team’s season came to a close with a 2-1 loss in overtime against Williams College.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 14, 2022

The NYU men’s soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime against Williams College, eliminating the Violets from the NCAA Division III tournament and ending their season on Saturday, Nov....

Player Cinque Stephens dribbles a basketball on the court, wearing a white headband, a white N.Y.U. jersey and a pair of white shorts.

Men’s basketball starts season with back-to-back wins

New head coach Dave Klatsky reflects on the team’s first two games.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer Nov 14, 2022

NYU men’s basketball once again dominated on the court this past Saturday, playing against the United States Merchant Marine Academy. In Brooklyn, the team propelled itself to...

Three players on NYU’s men’s soccer team — Nicholas Suter, Russell Koshkin and Ben Richardson — run down the field cheering. They wear dark purple jerseys and black shorts. The opposing team, dressed in white, can be seen in the background.

Men’s soccer heads to NCAA tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Violets have clinched an NCAA tournament spot.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 11, 2022

After finishing the year with an overall record of 9-4-3 and 4-1-2 in conference play, NYU men’s soccer is advancing to the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament.  In...

NYU swimmer Caitlin Marshall swims in butterfly style in a pool. Marshall wears a dark blue swimsuit, a dark swim cap with purple text outlined in white reading N.Y.U,and a pair of green reflective goggles.

NYU Swimming & Diving teams dominate at home invitational

NYU Swimming & Diving were triumphant over the Stevens Institute of Technology and Drew University at home for the NYU Fall Invitational this past weekend.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 10, 2022

No. 8 women’s and No. 9 men’s Swimming & Diving teams won the NYU Fall Invitational at the Palladium Athletic Facility on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5.  In...

Player number 23 Zay Freeney wears a white jersey, shorts, and black-and-purple basketball shoes. He dribbles a basketball down the court. In the background is a black gym mat with a blue circle and white text reading N.C.A.A, and a purple letter N.

Men’s basketball team gets off to strong start under new head coach

NYU men’s basketball team propelled itself to victory in its season opener after an offseason of changes.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer Nov 10, 2022

NYU men’s basketball is officially back. After completing its first winning record in six years and adding several pieces in the offseason, the Violets defeated Farmingdale State...

A blonde-haired male wears wrestling protection gear on the head and a purple leotard that reads “N.Y.U” in black letters, while kicking a brown-haired male wrestler in a dark blue leotard with his left foot.

Wrestling team off to strong start

NYU wrestling team started the season with a second place finish at the Ned McGinley Invitational this past weekend.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Nov 10, 2022

In its first competition of the season, the No. 10 NYU wrestling team placed second out of 11 teams at the Ned McGinley Invitational in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, this past Saturday,...

The N.Y.U. women’s volleyball team wearing white jerseys and black shorts huddle on the court. Behind them are staff members dressed in blue and black.

Women’s volleyball finishes in third at UAA Championship

The Violets now have had back-to-back top-three finishes at the tournament. 
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Nov 8, 2022

NYU hosted the University Athletic Association Championship last weekend at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. The Violets finished third in the tournament, with wins over Brandeis...