New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

A blonde girl in a white tank top jumps above a green and red track. Track officials and coaches watch from both sides of the lane.

Two NYU athletes make history on the track

Track and field athletes Kate Walsh and Jon Diaz — who have both broken program records this season — told WSN about their experiences on the team.
Logan Holland, Contributing Writer February 6, 2024

NYU track and field athletes Jon Diaz and Kate Walsh had a moment of euphoria at the New York City Gotham Cup on Jan. 19, smashing previously held program records. WSN sat down...

A woman wearing a purple jacket with N.Y.U.’s name on it in white throws a silver shot put ball from behind a bar with the letters “J.C.S.” on it. Behind the player are multiple people standing in front of fencing.

Meet the NYU sophomore who broke a 23-year-old school record

Michelle Uvieghara broke a decades-old school track and field record with a discus throw of 40.15 meters.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

NYU’s discus throw record was set in 2000, and remained untouched — until last month, when the NYU track and field teams traveled to West Long Branch, New Jersey, for Monmouth...

A group of around eight runners are pictured running on an indoor track, wearing athletic tank tops and shorts.

Excitement, camaraderie drive a reinvigorated NYU track and field team

As the Violets competed — and excelled — at the NYU Division III Invitational, members of the team expressed their enthusiasm for the upcoming season.
Ahaan Sabherwal, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

NYU hosted its annual NCAA Division III indoor track meet at the Armory Track and Field Center in Washington Heights on Friday, Feb. 3, bringing teams together from across the...

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

Weekly Sports Update: April 1 to April 8

Warner Radliff and Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editors April 9, 2018
An update on all things NYU Athletics over the past week.
SPS sophomore Ashley Mains had a two-run triple in the March 29 game against Stevens Institute of Technology.

Weekly Sports Update: March 27 to April 2

Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor April 3, 2017
NYU's track team had a great showing at the Roadrunner Invitational, with several Violets placing well in their races.
Amy Harioka was the top scoring player for the NYU Women’s Basketball Team during their final game of the season and close loss to Springfield on March 3.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 27 to March 5

Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor March 6, 2017
Baseball had a strong opening to their season this weekend, however both tennis and men's volleyball had painful losses.
Stern freshman Adam Lee exemplifies his skills as the outside hitter by getting 10 kills during NYU’s game against New Jersey City University on Feb. 22. In the end, the Violets demolished New Jersey City 3-0.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 21 to Feb. 26

Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor February 27, 2017
The basketball teams concluded their seasons on a painful note this week, but wrestling and men's volleyball enjoy continued success.
Powers leads the Association in the 100m and 200m entering UAAs.

Track posts varied championship results

Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor April 26, 2015
The track team traveled to Philadelphia for the Penn Relays over the weekend, a huge event for track athletes of all ages.
Spring won the 400m among the non-Division I athletes at Rider.

Track teams continue to improve

Kyle Luther, Deputy Sports Editor April 12, 2015
The track team has been improving as of late, finishing second in their most recent competition over the weekend.
Malcolm Montilus anchored for NYU in the 4x100m and 4x400m.

Track teams finish races strong

Jonathan Schifman, Contributing Writer March 30, 2015
The NYU Track and Field team competed in two separate cities this weekend, splitting their athletes up among competition from Divisions I, II, and III.
Thangirala won his #1 singles match.

Sports Recap: March 27-29

Michael Thompson, Contributing Writer March 30, 2015
The Violets struggled in what was a busy weekend in sports.
Caroline Spring took fifth in the 500m at the ECAC DIII Indoor Championships.

Track struggles in ECAC tourney

Jonathan Schifman, Contributing Writer March 9, 2015
Track and Field took on their postseason this weekend by competing in the UAA championships.