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Stuart Robinson Starts His Tenure as NYU’s Athletic Director

A New York City native brings two decades of experience and success to his new role.
Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor September 8, 2020

When you have worked at the same place for 28 years, there are very few surprises. You achieve a familial awareness of everyone’s personalities and idiosyncrasies, from what...

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Women’s Tennis Remains Undefeated

A recap of everything NYU Athletics from March 2 to March 8.
Arvind Sriram, Sports Editor March 9, 2020

Women’s Tennis On Saturday, March 7, the NYU women’s tennis team defeated Southern Virginia University 8-1. The Violets improved to 4-0, handing the Knights their third...

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Men’s Volleyball Climbs to Division III Number One

A recap of everything NYU Athletics from Feb. 24 to March 1.
Arvind Sriram, Sports Editor March 2, 2020

Men’s Volleyball The men’s volleyball team was ranked first in Division III on Tuesday, Feb. 25. However, NYU finished the week with a 1-1 record. On Wednesday, Feb. 26,...

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Wrestling Team Claims UAA Championship

A recap of everything NYU Athletics from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16.
Arvind Sriram, Sports Editor February 18, 2020

Men’s Wrestling On Saturday, Feb. 15, the men’s wrestling team defeated Case Western Reserve University and the University of Chicago, winning their first UAA Championship...

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Men’s Basketball Ends Seven-Game Losing Streak

A recap of everything NYU athletics from Feb. 3rd to Feb. 9th.
Arvind Sriram, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

Men’s Volleyball  Men’s volleyball stayed undefeated with victories against Baruch College and Hunter College. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Violets swept Baruch College, winning...

Ethan Feldman, senior in CAS,  scored a team-high 16 points in the Championship Game of the Hampton Inn Jim Beaudry Classic. (Via NYU Athletics)

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Undefeated Over Thanksgiving Break

Men’s basketball won their only game this week, while the women won both of theirs. Many other sports will return to action this coming weekend.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor December 2, 2019

Men’s Basketball NYU crossed the .500 mark on Sunday, beating Rosemont College 88-73 to move to 4-3 on the year. The Violets got off to a slow start to the game, trailing 16-11...

Dillan Spector, CAS junior, is one of the three runners from NYU. They competed at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 23. (Via NYU Atheletics)

Three Cross Country Runners Compete in NCAA Division III Championships

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving split their meets, women’s basketball dropped its first game of the year, men’s basketball won both of its games and wrestling competed in the NYS Championships.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor November 25, 2019

Cross Country Three of NYU’s runners participated in the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday. Steinhardt first-year Siena Moran and CAS first-year Leah Haley ran in...

The womens basketball team during a practice in Feb. 2018. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Women’s Basketball Continues to Dominate

The men’s basketball team picked up their first win, three cross country runners advanced to nationals, fencing and soccer fell, women’s volleyball advanced to the ECAC finals and wrestling took home fourth in their tournament.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor November 18, 2019

Women’s Basketball The Violets continued to run through their opponents this week, beating Farmingdale State on Tuesday and Sarah Lawrence College and Stevens University this...

Stern Senior Honore Collins swims for NYU Womens Swimming & Diving team. (via NYU Athletics)

Swimming and Diving Teams Win NYU Fall Open

Men’s fencing and both basketball teams opened their seasons. Women’s volleyball and both soccer teams finished their seasons. Wrestling and men’s cross country competed in meets this weekend.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor November 10, 2019

Men’s Fencing The men’s fencing team opened its season at the Temple University Open last Sunday. While there was no team scoring, many Violets were successful. In the foil,...

Stern freshman Haley Holz spikes the ball over the net during a match against SUNY Cortland. (Via NYU Athletics)

Women’s Volleyball Wins Four Straight on the Way to UAA Tournament

Wrestling and fencing opened their seasons, while the soccer teams saw mixed results and the cross country teams competed at the UAA Championships.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor November 4, 2019

Wrestling The wrestling team placed fourth of 14 teams at the Ithaca College Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Violets ended with 115 points, and the tournament was won...

Sophomore Tiffany Luong competes at the NCAA Fencing Championships. (Via NYU Athletics)

Men’s Fencer Competes in Tokyo 2020 Qualifier

Men’s and women’s swimming & diving opened their seasons with wins against Rowan University, and men’s and women’s soccer shut out their opponents this weekend.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor October 28, 2019

Men’s Fencing CAS senior Grant Williams competed in the NAC North American Cup in Kansas City, Missouri last weekend. The tournament gives out points, which fencers use to...

Three NYU womens tennis team members played in the Oracle ITA Cup in Rome on Thursday. Left to right: Anna Maria Buraya, Karina Jensurd and Anastasiia Balyk.  (Via NYU Athletics)

Women’s Tennis Competes in the Oracle ITA Cup

Both cross country teams finished fifth, women’s volleyball went 2-1 on the week and men’s soccer split their games while women’s soccer dropped both.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor October 21, 2019

Women’s Volleyball NYU went 2-1 this week with wins against Baruch College on Tuesday and Brandeis University on Sunday. On their senior night, the Violets swept Baruch 25-14,...