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Stuart Robinson Starts His Tenure as NYU’s Athletic Director

By 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 NFL team they support...

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Women’s Tennis Remains Undefeated

By 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 loss of the season. The team...

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Men’s Volleyball Climbs to Division III Number One

By 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, the Violets swept Stevens...

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Wrestling Team Claims UAA Championship

By 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 since 2017. Against Case...

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Men’s Basketball Ends Seven-Game Losing Streak

By 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 25-16, 25-20 and 25-19....

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

By 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 with 13 minutes left...

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

By 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 women’s 6K race,...

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

Women’s Basketball Continues to Dominate

By 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 weekend by a combined differential...

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

Swimming and Diving Teams Win NYU Fall Open

By 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, LS first-year Owen McKenna...

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

By 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 by Johnson and Wales University....

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

Men’s Fencer Competes in Tokyo 2020 Qualifier

By 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 make it to qualification...

Three NYU women's 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

By 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, 25-15, 25-15 and recorded...