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A photo of a swimmer wearing a swim cap and goggles swimming in a pool.

First-years on NYU swim team earn prestigious honors

The Violets took home both the women and men’s UAA Rookie of the Year awards.
Nicole Ranile, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

Despite swimming against competitors who were older and had more experience, NYU first-years Kaley McIntyre and Leo Han maintained their composure, managed their expectations,...

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...

On October 29, NYU Strength and Conditioning posted a video of a student doing high velocity contractions on Instagram that garnered 57k views and went viral on other platforms as well. (via Instagram @nyu_strength)

‘Man, I’m Going to Be a Meme’: The Story Behind the NYU Swimmer That Went Viral for His Workout

After NYU Strength and Conditioning posted a video of NYU swimmer Nathan Huot doing an odd-looking exercise, it was picked up and made viral by popular Instagram accounts like Complex and Barstool Sports.
Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor November 15, 2019

NYU swimmer Nathan Huot can now consider himself internet famous. The CAS sophomore was featured in an Instagram video, participating in an uncommon exercise in which he lays horizontal...

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,...

SPS senior Malcolm Montilus runs a 4x400-meter relay in January. Montilus qualified for NCAA Division III nationals. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Sports Weekly Update: Baseball Opens Its Season With a Dominant Performance

Here's your sports weekly update for Feb. 26 to March 4.
Zach Han, Sports Editor March 4, 2019

Men’s Track and Field The men’s track and field team concluded its indoor season this past weekend. It began the week competing at the UAA Indoor Championships and finished...

Stern first-year Navika Kuchakulla shot 76 for the women’s golf team at the Vassar College Invitational on April 14-15.

Weekly Sports Update: April 8 to April 15

Bela Kirpalani and Warner Radliff, Deputy Sports Editors April 16, 2018
A recap of this week in all things NYU Athletics.
An NYU swimmer at the 2018 S & D Senior Ceremony on Jan. 27.

The Hidden Injuries of Athletes

Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor April 9, 2018
On top of the physical challenges of being a student-athlete come the lesser discussed mental health issues suffered by those who practice sports at the college level. WSN talked to a handful of college athletes to learn more about these hidden struggles.
Players high-five at a baseball game at MCU Park.

Weekly Sports Update: March 28 to April 1

Warner Radliff and Bela Kirpalani April 2, 2018
A weekly recap on the results of all things NYU Athletics.
SPS senior Ian Rainey competing for NYU. Rainey recently on two national titles at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships.

Rainey Tops Off Senior Year With Two National Championships

Warner Radliff, Deputy Sports Editor April 2, 2018
NYU Swimmer Ian Rainey won two national swimming championships in two days, bringing home the first ever title win in NYU men's program history.
The NYU Baseball game on Saturday, Mar. 24.

Weekly Sports Update: March 21 to March 25

Warner Radliff and Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editors March 26, 2018
A recap of this weekend's competition in NYU Athletics.
Members of the Refugee Olympic Team in Rio before the games began for the Summer Olympics in 2016.

Athletic Outreach Benefits Refugee Community

Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor November 6, 2017
Refugee communities are benefitting from initiatives that utilize sports.