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Cooper Pontelandolfo and an NCAA referee stand in the center of the frame. An NCAA Wrestling banner runs through the length of the background, below spectators in the bleachers.

Wrestling All-American freshman Pontelandolfo thrives despite adversity

Following a historic individual season culminating in a sixth-place finish in the 165-pound weight class of the NCAA Division III Championships, Cooper Pontelandolfo reflects on the strength of his team and the importance of resiliency.
Summer Steadman, Staff Writer Apr 4, 2022

While wrestling is a team sport, its athletes compete individually. It creates a nuanced dynamic that differs from the traditional image of a team sport, but that still necessitates...

Belle Pellecchia dribbles a basketball across the court toward the basket. She is wearing an all-white uniform with her hair pulled back in a ponytail. Around her is one of her teammates and two players from the opposing team

Q&A: Basketball freshman phenom Pellecchia on season awards, tournament hopes and Sue Bird

After a regular season that netted multiple University Athletic Association honors, the NYU Women’s Basketball freshman guard has carried this momentum into a promising title run.
Summer Steadman , Contributing Writer Mar 9, 2022

The NYU women’s basketball team advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III tournament after securing double digit wins over Washington and Lee University and Bates...