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Men’s volleyball advances to Final Four for the first time, tennis sweeps on Senior Day and other news

Here’s what you need to know from the past week in NYU athletics. This week: April 15 - 21.
Jonathan Mak and Sidney Snider April 22, 2024

Baseball The baseball team played a four-game series against Case Western Reserve University at its home field in Staten Island this weekend. The Violets started out strong with...

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‘Unrecognizable’: How the women’s cross country team went from 4 runners to 5th in the nation

In less than three seasons, head coach Tyler Deck Shipley elevated a struggling cross country team to one of the nation's best.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

When Tyler Deck Shipley inherited the women’s cross country team in 2021, he only had four runners — not enough to score in meets. In nearly three seasons, with strong recruiting...

Photograph of an N.Y.U. basketball player with blond hair dribbling a basketball on a court. She is standing next to another player, who wears a green uniform.

To the Sweet 16: NYU women’s basketball advances in NCAA tournament

The Violets extended their win streak to 13, and reached the Sweet 16.
Miller Romm, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

NYU women’s basketball has advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III women’s tournament after a successful weekend, picking up two wins against Greensboro College and...

Captured in motion on the baseball field, this picture shows a baseball player dressed in a white baseball jersey that has dark purple “NYU 3” printed on the front, a pair of white pants, a black helmet, black sneakers and a pair of light brown gloves. His left hand is holding a steel baseball bat. Kneeling on the right side of the image next to him is another player dressed in a blue and gray uniform.

NYU baseball gets set to start its 2023 campaign

The Violets enter the eighth season since the inception of their baseball program with their sights set on reaching new heights.
Malone Lohmann, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

As Feb. 22 quickly approaches, NYU’s baseball team anxiously awaits its season opener against the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Almost 10 months ago, the Violets wrapped...

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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,...

Erica Miller wears a white jersey and white shorts. She is dribbling a basketball past the opposing team’s defense.

Women’s basketball wins ranked matchup against Tufts University

The Violets extended their undefeated record with a win over No. 13 Tufts University this weekend. 
Kyle Yuan, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

In its first matchup against a ranked opponent this season, the No. 2 NYU women’s basketball team defeated No. 13 Tufts University 74-54 on Sunday, Dec. 11.  The Violets...

Belle Pellecchia, the NYU women’s basketball team’s guard, holds a basketball in one hand while running.

Women’s basketball finishes on top in NYU Tip-Off Classic

The Violets opened their season with two wins this past weekend.
Kyle Yuan, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

NYU women’s basketball kicked off its season with two wins in the NYU Tip-Off Classic this past weekend. The Violets started on Saturday with a formidable performance against...

The N.Y.U. women’s volleyball team wearing white jerseys and black shorts huddle on the court. Behind them are staff members dressed in blue and black.

Women’s volleyball finishes in third at UAA Championship

The Violets now have had back-to-back top-three finishes at the tournament. 
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

NYU hosted the University Athletic Association Championship last weekend at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. The Violets finished third in the tournament, with wins over Brandeis...

Player number 28, Kelli Keady, looks at a soccer ball in midair. Keady wears a white jersey with the number 28 in purple in the center. Keady wears a pair of purple shorts, white socks and white soccer shoes.

NYU women’s soccer takes down Brandeis University in a thrilling contest

First-year forward Hunter Hoelscher’s two goals powered the Violets to a win in the regular season finale.
Angelica Yang, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

In its final match of the regular season, the NYU women’s soccer team triumphed in a close match against the Brandeis University Judges 3-2 on Saturday, Nov. 5. Junior midfielder...

N.Y.U. women’s volleyball head coach Andrew Brown talks to players at a basketball field.

Women’s volleyball takes down Montclair

The Violets secured head coach Andrew Brown’s 100th career victory with a 3-1 win over Montclair State University.
Angelica Yang, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

The NYU women’s volleyball team played its last home match of the regular season against Montclair State University, defeating the Red Hawks by set scores of 25-20, 25-12, 16-25...

Terry Nagai wears a white jersey, a pair of purple shorts is about to kick a soccer ball down the field. Opponents from Wilke University dressed in black are in the background.

NYU men’s soccer secures 7th win in dominant fashion

The Violets showed out for Alumni and Parents Weekend with a 5-0 win against Wilkes University on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Dustin Gardner, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

The Violets took an early lead and didn’t look back against Wilkes University on Saturday, Oct. 22. Their record on the season is now 7-4-2. It took just under eight minutes...

Olivia Lewandowski, Dominique Drust and Sarah Lattan dressed in black jerseys throw their hands up. Volleyball is in mid air.

NYU women’s volleyball dominates during senior weekend

The Violets only lost one set in three matches this past weekend as the regular season nears its end.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

No. 6 NYU women's volleyball continued its dominant season this past weekend, winning all but one set across its games against Stockton University, Stevens Institute of Technology...