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Weekly Update

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 Nov 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 Nov 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 Nov 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 Oct 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 Oct 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,...

Joseph Burlison (second from left) broke one of three records today for NYU. (via NYU Athletics)

Men’s Golf Puts up Back-to-Back First-Place Finishes, Historic Performance on Sunday

Women’s golf finished their season on a high note, women’s soccer split their matches, men’s soccer and women’s volleyball continued to win and men’s cross country ran in the Metropolitan Championships.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Oct 15, 2019

Men’s Golf The Violets finished their fall season strong, with two straight first place finishes this week, the latter breaking school records. Last Sunday, NYU closed out...

The NYU Men’s soccer team warming up at a practice on Randall’s Island. (Staff Photo by Marva Shi)

Men’s Soccer Wins Fourth Straight, Moves Back to .500

Men’s golf tied for second on day one of their tournament this weekend. Women’s volleyball went 2-1. Both cross country teams ran in the Paul Short Invitational, and both soccer teams beat Case Western Reserve.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Oct 7, 2019

Men’s Golf After one day of the Liberty League Fall preview this weekend the Violets sat in second place. Their combined score of 302 on the par-72 course was second to the...

CAS junior Coco Kulle returns a shot at a Sept. 22 tournament. (via NYU Athletics)

Three Women’s Tennis Players Advance to Nationals

Women’s tennis and men’s and women’s soccer were very successful this week, while men’s and women’s golf, men’s tennis, men’s cross country and women’s volleyball had average performances.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Sep 30, 2019

Men’s Golf The Violets finished up the Williams College Fall Invitational last Sunday, ending up in fourth place of 25 teams. NYU shot 301 on the second day to bring their...

NYU Mens Varsity Soccer competes at an NYU-NJCU match. (via NYU Athletics)

Men’s Soccer on a Winning Streak After Slow Start

This past weekend, the men's soccer team snapped its five game winless streak and women's volleyball recorded its first UAA win of the season. See how the rest of the Violets did in our weekly sports update.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Sep 23, 2019

Men’s Golf The Violets finished off the Duke Nelson Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 15, shooting 288 on the day and 579 for the tournament. This was more than enough to win the...

Sophomore Oliver Kleban takes a shot in a September 2018 game against John Jay. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Women’s Soccer Takes Home Opener by a Wide Margin

This weekend, the women’s volleyball and soccer teams picked up big wins, while the golf and tennis teams did well in multi-day tournaments, and men’s soccer ended its losing streak.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Sep 16, 2019

Women’s Volleyball  The women’s volleyball team continued its winning ways this weekend, sweeping every match that they played in the Kean Invite. The team is now 10-1...

Nazzarine Waldon of NYU Women’s Volleyball spikes the ball against Hunter College. (Staff Photo by Sam Klein)

Women’s Volleyball Picks up Three Wins, Now 6-1 on the Season

Over the weekend, women's volleyball and women's soccer pulled out wins to continue their impressive starts to the season. Meanwhile, the men's soccer team has yet to win a game this season.
Benjamin Michael Davis, Deputy Sports Editor Sep 9, 2019

Women’s Volleyball The now 6-1 Violets easily picked up three wins before narrowly falling to Springfield College on Saturday. NYU started the week with a win against Arcadia...

Stern junior Jack Walter in a game against RPI on April 8.

Women’s Golf Captures Fifth Straight Liberty League Title

A recap of everything NYU athletics from April 29 to May 5.
Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

Baseball After a dominant 16-1 victory over Baruch College on Tuesday, the NYU baseball team faced off against Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey City University and...

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