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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Kyle Luther, Deputy Sports Editor

Kyle Luther is the Deputy Sports Editor. He is a freshman in the Liberal Studies program and is from Foster City, California. Kyle enjoys watching sports even though he's never been good at one. He loves Game of Thrones and waffles.

All content by Kyle Luther
NYU women’s soccer forward Teressa Fazio

Fazio stands out on and off the soccer field

September 14, 2015
Sophomore forward Teressa Fazio is looking to lead to NYU women's soccer team to a strong finish this season.
Malcolm Montilus now a sophomore playing as forward position.

NYU soccer teams in good shape

September 8, 2015
In the first week of competition for NYU soccer, the men have had to endure a coaching change while the women have jumped out to a 1-1 start.

Promising Players to Watch: Fall 2015

August 28, 2015
A look at rising stars in NYU Athletics.
Scott Hilbrandt bats against the College of Staten Island on Sunday.

Rough weekend for baseball, softball

April 27, 2015
The NYU baseball and softball teams were both in action on Monday.
Khoshbin was victorious at #4 singles.

Tennis beats Rochester in UAA sets

April 26, 2015
The men's tennis squad competed in an away match over the weekend.
Freshman Lina Kim was NYUs top scorer on the day.

Sports Recap: April 18-19

April 19, 2015
A recap of the weekend in NYU sports, where the baseball team and golf teams were in action.
Matthew Gjonaj

Senior golfer reflects on time at NYU

April 13, 2015
Golfer Matthew Gjonaj takes a break from the course to talk about the NYU season thus far.
Spring won the 400m among the non-Division I athletes at Rider.

Track teams continue to improve

April 12, 2015
The track team has been improving as of late, finishing second in their most recent competition over the weekend.
Sean Leahy had a strong all-around match.

Volleyball has mixed results in series of close matches

April 2, 2015
NYU men's volleyball looks to keep improving on their shaky start to the season.
Matthew Kendall set a new NYU record in the 200 yard breaststroke, helping him earn fourth overall in the final NCAA Division III Championships.

CAS senior reflects on successful season

March 31, 2015
With the swimming and diving season over, senior Matthew Kendall reflects on a successful season and career at NYU.
Woman Tennis player Carmen Lai was a two-year member of the tennis team at the University of Delaware before attending NYU.

Junior starts spring season strong

March 24, 2015
A profile of CAS junior Carmen Lai, who transferred to NYU this year and plays for the tennis team.
Camaley Jennings is a member of NYUs Student Government as Steinhart’s Co-Programming Chair and has been an Undergraduate Admissions Ambassador since her freshman year.

Camaley Jennings

March 12, 2015

On the first Monday of the fall semester this year, Camaley Jennings got an email from the White House. The message informed her that needed to be in Washington, D.C. by the following...

Golf competes in UAA tourney

March 10, 2015
The golf team competed in their first outdoor competition of the season at the UAA championships in Florida this week.

Softball strikes out in opener

March 9, 2015
NYU softball began their inaugural season over the weekend, while baseball looked to build on their first win in program history in over 40 years.
The Violets are now 7-5 following a loss against Stevens on Wednesday

Volleyball loses to Baruch College

March 5, 2015
The men's volleyball team hosted Baruch College on Wednesday night in a Violet Nation Giveaway Day.
Brandon Jones (L) and Patrick Sheehan (R) each won an NCAA Regional Championship on Sunday.

Wrestling takes second in regionals

March 3, 2015
NYU wrestling took the NCAA DIII Regional Championships by storm this weekend in Roanoke, Virginia.
Thangirala helped the Violets to victory at #1 doubles on Saturday.

Tennis season opens to mixed start

March 1, 2015
The NYU tennis team competed this weekend for the first time in the spring semester.

Men’s volleyball loses to Baruch in close match

February 26, 2015
The volleyball team had their two game win streak come to an end on Tuesday in their loss to Baruch College.
Joe Nesci has coached the men’s basketball team for more than 25 years.

Nesci looks to improve Violet’s season

February 24, 2015
Men's basketball coach Joe Nesci gives insight on what has led to the Violets' successful season and what has led him to NYU.

Wrestling wins fourth UAA title

February 17, 2015
The wrestling team captured their fourth straight UAA title over the weekend.

Slam dunk Contest missing the mark

February 13, 2015
With NBA All Star weekend approaching, NYU gives its take on why the previously famed Dunk Contest is now being overshadowed by the Three Point Shootout.
Tom Longabaugh finishes fourth for pole vaulting at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships.

Track struggles against DI teams

February 10, 2015
NYU track and field brushed off the cobwebs Friday, competing in their first meet this semester.
Weekend basketball faces wins, losses

Weekend basketball faces wins, losses

February 9, 2015
The NYU men's and women's basketball teams had rematches against conference foes University of Rochester and Emory University this weekend.
With their fifth straight UAA title from last season, the wrestling team prepares for their first match on November 5.

Wrestling wins big at home

February 5, 2015
NYU wrestling hosted a tri-meet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at Coles Sports Center.
Melissa Peng was selected as the Womens Division II-III Player of the Week by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.

Peng leads Violets to stellar season

February 4, 2015
The NYU women's basketball team is one of the top teams in the country, thanks in large part to the impressive play of their senior point guard, Melissa Peng.

Men’s volleyball improves ranking

January 29, 2015
NYU men's volleyball got off to a slow start over the weekend, before battling back to start their season 2-0.

Students return early for sports season preparation

January 26, 2015
Students display commitment to staying at the top of their game over Winter Break.
Undefeated co-captain recounts season thus far

Undefeated co-captain recounts season thus far

December 4, 2014
WSN spoke to NYU swimmer Emily Doerner about her aspirations
Co-captain reflects on season, future goals

Co-captain reflects on season, future goals

December 2, 2014
WSN sits down with NYU basketball point guard Max Ralby
CAS junior balances basketball, karate

CAS junior balances basketball, karate

November 25, 2014
Sophomore Maya Wasowicz does the seemingly impossible - competing in two sports in one semester.
Rivals differ among NYU teams

Rivals differ among NYU teams

November 18, 2014
Everyone has their rival, but not every NYU player has the same idea of who their's is
Men’s, women’s basketball begin

Men’s, women’s basketball begin

November 17, 2014
Women's basketball won their tip-off tournament. Men's basketball split their contests
Weekend Wrap Up: Nov. 7-9

Weekend Wrap Up: Nov. 7-9

November 10, 2014
Check out how NYU fared this weekend in Soccer, Wrestling, Swimming and Diving, and Cross Country.

Women’s soccer player receives Player of the Week award

November 7, 2014

NYU women’s soccer senior forward and co-captain Cami Crawford was awarded Disney Soccer/National Soccer Coach Association of America DIII National Player of the Week on Tuesday...

Weekend Wrap Up: Oct. 31-Nov. 2

Weekend Wrap Up: Oct. 31-Nov. 2

November 3, 2014
A recap of how the Violet's fared in wrestling, cross country, swimming and diving, volleyball and soccer.
The men will begin their season with a tournament on Nov. 15.

Wrestling team prepares for 20th season under coach Haberli

October 30, 2014
NYU wrestlers discuss their expectations for the upcoming season.

NYU Reacts: Sports facility announced

October 28, 2014
Athletes and Coles users react to the site's closing after the academic year and how they will be accommodated
Junior forward Melissa Menta scored her fifth goal of the season on Tuesday in the Lady Violets victory against St. Josephs College.

Violets put pressure on St. Joseph’s

October 23, 2014
On a rainy night on Long Island, the Violets came out on top 1-0 against St. Joseph's University
Women’s soccer goalkeeper Cassie Steinberg was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Violets’ goalie receives award

October 21, 2014
What does goalkeeper Cassie Steinberg have to say about the women's soccer team's progress thus far
The KC Royals advance to the World Series as the underdog.

Royals defy expectations in playoffs

October 16, 2014
The Royals appear to be a team of destiny this postseason.
A Lady Violet headbutts the ball in the teams 4-0 shutout against Brooklyn College.

Lady Violets dominate Bulldogs, 4-0

October 8, 2014
Women's soccer crushed Brooklyn College 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Weekend Wrap Up: Oct. 4-5

October 6, 2014
A summary of all of the weekend athletics action
via gonyuathletics.com

Violets win 2-0, continue streak

September 30, 2014
Women's soccer improved their record to 6-3 with a 2-nil victory over SUNY Farmingdale
Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Weekend Wrap Up: Sept. 27-28

September 29, 2014
The women's volleyball team emerges victorious, while the cross-country teams and men's golf team place well in respective tournaments.
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NYU reflects on Jeter’s historic career

September 24, 2014
In the last week of his career, NYU students take a look back at Derek Jeter's legendary career.
Women’s soccer wins 4-1 last night

Women’s soccer wins 4-1 last night

September 18, 2014
Women's soccer evened their record at 3-3 after a dominant performance against Ramapo College
via wikipedia.org

Pitcher injury rates rising, Yankees in tough spot

September 15, 2014
The recent flood of UCL injuries over the past few years have caused questions in the MLB.
via gonyuathletics.com

Men’s soccer holds on to perfect streak

September 11, 2014
The men's soccer team dominated City College of New York in a 4-0 rout.
via gonyuathletics.com

Violets lose momentum in weekend tournament

September 8, 2014
Women’s soccer outscores SUNY Cortland, loses to Stevens Institute of Technology.
Weekend Wrap-Up: Sept. 2

Weekend Wrap-Up: Sept. 2

September 2, 2014
The Violets began their season with strong performances from men's soccer, women's volleyball and women's soccer teams.