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Wrestling secures third consecutive UAA championship, basketball teams suffer defeats

Wrestling secures third consecutive UAA championship, basketball teams suffer defeats

February 18, 2014
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Basketball NYU men’s basketball team competed in two games over the weekend, both in their conference. The games tipped off on Feb. 14 when the Violets took on the University of Chicago Maroons at the Coles Sports and Recreation Center. NYU thoroughly dominated the first half of the game. LS... Read more »

Men’s, women’s basketball defeat Case Western

Men’s, women’s basketball defeat Case Western

February 10, 2014
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The NYU men’s basketball team took sweet revenge over UAA rivals Case Western Reserve University on Feb. 9 at Coles Sports and Recreation Center. Having lost their away match against the Spartans a week earlier, the Violets were hungry for payback and, thanks in part to their defense, they exec... Read more »

Case Western tops men’s basketball in UAA meeting

Case Western tops men’s basketball in UAA meeting

February 3, 2014
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via nyuathleticsThe NYU men’s basketball team traveled to Pennsylvania and Ohio this past weekend, competing against their rivals in two UAA Conference match ups. After starting their road trip off strong by defeating Carnegie Mellon University 76-65, the men lost  73-80 to Case Western Reserve Unive... Read more »

NYU sports continue in earnest over winter break

NYU sports continue in earnest over winter break

January 27, 2014
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While many of you were enjoying your winter breaks, NYU sports kept going strong and achieved their share of successes. This is what you may have missed. Men’s basketball started their winter season off with a bang by hosting the NYU Holiday Classic. After beating Clarkson University 87-77 in th... Read more »

Why the Nets shouldn’t panic

Why the Nets shouldn’t panic

November 25, 2013
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  After the Chicago Bulls eliminated the Brooklyn Nets from the playoffs last season, owner Mikhail Prokhorov was quick to make sure they would not suffer a similar fate this season. The Nets went all in this offseason by trading for future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett as well... Read more »

Men’s basketball wins opening tournament

November 18, 2013
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The NYU men’s basketball team started their season on Saturday, Nov. 16, with the NYU Tip-Off Tournament. In the first round matchup, NYU faced off against Drew University Rangers. The Violets were able to jump out to an early lead against their opponent by 28-9 halfway through the first half. The... Read more »

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

November 14, 2013
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  When the New York Jets selected quarterback Geno Smith out of West Virginia University, he boldly claimed the Jets would make the playoffs come January. Many analysts and pundits said this was a ridiculous claim. The Jets were the laughingstock of the NFL and considered a circus. ESPN even... Read more »

Table Tennis team defends title with win at NCTTA divisional round

Table Tennis team defends title with win at NCTTA divisional round

November 11, 2013
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NYU’s coed table tennis team successfully defended its New York City Division Title on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Fashion Institute of Technology. The team participated in the first half of the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association divisional round. NYU competed against its rival team f... Read more »

Violet Booster club celebrates 30 years of support to sports program

Violet Booster club celebrates 30 years of support to sports program

October 28, 2013
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The NYU Violet Booster club is revving up to partake in its 30th year of existence. Since 1983, the club has given supporters, parents and proud alums a channel to donate money to the NYU Athletics Department to enhance it, as well as support its ongoing operations. In return, the Violet Booster club ... Read more »

Women’s volleyball returns from round robin with 2-1 UAA record

Women’s volleyball returns from round robin with 2-1 UAA record

October 7, 2013
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The NYU women’s volleyball team competed this weekend in the first round robin of the UAA season in Cleveland, Ohio, where they beat their rival, Carnegie Mellon University. The victory helped improve the women’s record to 18-2. NYU dominated Carnegie Mellon from the beginning, as evidenced b... Read more »

Women’s tennis doubles team proves to be dynamic duo

Women’s tennis doubles team proves to be dynamic duo

October 3, 2013
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  Tennis wasn’t Stern sophomore Alison Wang’s first choice. Actually, she began her athletic career with ice skating. She only started playing tennis at the suggestion of her parents. While she heeded their advice, she saw it as a recreational sport. “I didn’t start to take [tennis] ser... Read more »

Violets falter in weekend golf tournaments

Violets falter in weekend golf tournaments

September 23, 2013
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NYU’s golf teams were in full swing this weekend. The men’s golf team competed at the Williams College Invitational in Williamstown, Mass. The Violets jumped up from 13th to seventh place out of 24 teams in the second day of competition. After shooting a combined 317 the first day, the men we... Read more »

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