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Men’s cross country finishes season as regional champion

Men’s cross country finishes season as regional champion

November 12, 2012
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NYU men’s cross country is the National College Athletic Association Atlantic Regional Division III Champion. The Violets finished first at the championship held on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, N.Y. The men’s cross country team has had a great season, consistently finishing... Read more »

Men’s, women’s cross country place second in Rochester

Men’s, women’s cross country place second in Rochester

October 29, 2012
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Men and women’s cross country both finished second at the University Athletic Association Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27. There were eighth teams competing in Rochester, N.Y. including Washington University in St. Louis, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago. Men’s cross... Read more »

UAA wrestling champs look to repeat

UAA wrestling champs look to repeat

October 22, 2012
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NYU men’s wrestling went 12-9 in dual meets last year and won the University Athletic Association Championship for the first time since 2008. The Violets beat the University of Chicago 19-14 and Case Western Reserve University 43-7 at the 2012 UAA Championship. This was the fifth time NYU captured... Read more »

Women’s cross country finishes fourth in Metro Championships

Women’s cross country finishes fourth in Metro Championships

October 7, 2012
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NYU women’s cross country competed at the Metro Championship on Friday, Oct. 5. The Violets came in fourth out of 12 teams after completing a 5K race at Van Cortlandt Park. Senior Kirsten Keller had the best finish for the Violets, coming in sixth of 123 runners with a time of 18:58.88. Senior... Read more »

Men’s cross country clinches first at Metro Championship

Men’s cross country clinches first at Metro Championship

October 7, 2012
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For the first time since 2007, NYU men’s cross country finished first at the Metro Championship on Friday, Oct. 5, in Riverdale, N.Y. The Violets finished second in the last two years. The Violets were ranked 19th by the most recent United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association... Read more »

New year, new coaches for NYU sports teams

New year, new coaches for NYU sports teams

October 3, 2012
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Many teams are starting the season fresh, welcoming new coaches and new perspectives for the academic year. Meet two of the new members to the NYU sports community. 1. Rita Welsh Costigan Costigan has joined the NYU Violets women’s volleyball staff as an assistant coach. She was an assistant... Read more »

Women’s golf competes in Ithaca Invitational

Women’s golf competes in Ithaca Invitational

October 1, 2012
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NYU women’s golf finished fourth at the Martin/Wallace Invitational this weekend in Ithaca, N.Y. The tournament, hosted by State University of New York at Cortland, was played on the 5,816 yard, par-12 Cortland Country Club course. After the first round on Saturday, Sept. 29, NYU was in fourth place... Read more »

Violets sweep three sets at NYU-Poly

Violets sweep three sets at NYU-Poly

September 27, 2012
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For the fifth match in a row, NYU women’s volleyball won in three straight sets. The Violets defeated the Polytechnic Institute of NYU in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, bringing their overall record to 11-5. The score was 25-20 in the first two sets and 25-16 in the final set. NYU took this match... Read more »

Cross country starts strong at Williams College

Cross country starts strong at Williams College

September 24, 2012
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The NYU men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Williams Purple Valley Classic in Williamstown, Mass., this weekend. The men’s cross country team, who placed first in their previous two meets, is currently ranked no. 19 in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches... Read more »

Violets off to rocky start at Labor Day weekend volleyball tournament

Violets off to rocky start at Labor Day weekend volleyball tournament

September 4, 2012
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The NYU women’s volleyball season has gotten off to a mixed start at the NYU Labor Day Invitational this past weekend at Coles Sports Center. NYU started the invitational with two losses to the State University of New York at New Paltz and Salisbury University. The second day of the competition,... Read more »

New program brings athletes across borders

New program brings athletes across borders

August 25, 2012
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The NYU Men’s varsity basketball team recently traveled to Italy, kickstarting the university’s new program, TeamNYUGlobal Initiative: Education, Service and Sport. The pilot initiative, launched earlier this summer, will allow varsity athletes to serve as NYU ambassadors and travel to a foreign... Read more »

The best and worst of the Olympics

The best and worst of the Olympics

August 25, 2012
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Best – Creating a Legacy Michael Phelps may or may not be the greatest Olympian ever, but it cannot be argued that he has changed the sport of swimming forever. Having accumulated 22 medals, 18 of them gold, Phelps is a legend. In the last individual race of his career, Phelps won the gold in the 10... Read more »

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