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Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

November 30, 2018

A chemical engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, Angyal is the first University of Rochester Elite 90 winner in any sport.

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The most popular game you’ve never heard of

The most popular game you’ve never heard of

October 15, 2018

From left, Amanda Cabal ’18 (T5), Suzie Ziegler ’19, Brian Schonfeld ’19 and Sam Rusoff ’19 take a break on a warm fall day to enjoy a game of spikeball on Eastman quadrangle. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)
WATCH: What is Spikeball?

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Varsity teams set their sights on successful seasons

Varsity teams set their sights on successful seasons

August 9, 2018

Rochester’s varsity sports teams are primed to follow last year’s triumphs with another successful year. Home opener dates and times are announced for this fall’s events.

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Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

May 25, 2018

With her back-to-back heptatholon wins and her pentathlon championship during the indoor season, Bartlett becomes just the second Rochester athlete in school history to win three NCAA titles.

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Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

April 27, 2018

Meet the UR Thestrals, the first team from the northeast to take home the national championship in Quidditch. The sport inspired by Harry Potter is played with real athleticism by hundreds of all-gender teams across the country.

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Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

January 24, 2018

The University of Rochester football program is making headlines this winter, with a new head coach and an alumnus accepting an NFL coaching job.

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Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

September 25, 2017

Be humble. Be a good listener. And never be complacent. The co-authors of the book Slam-Dunk Success: Leading From Every Position on Life’s Court, offered these key tips to student athletes while visiting campus.

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Slam-dunking success

Slam-dunking success

September 22, 2017

Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA star Byron Scott meets with athletes from the women’s basketball team for a “shoot-around” in the Palestra. Scott was in town to meet with Charlie Morris ’68 to discuss a book the pair co-authored, Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court.

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Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

September 19, 2017

In recognition of a gift from University trustee Stephen Biggar ’92 and his wife, Elisabeth Asaro-Biggar ’92—both former varsity soccer players— the entryway to Genesee Hall and the Boehning Varsity House will be named the Big “R” Atrium.

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Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

June 6, 2017

Two seniors — Sayaka Abe of the field hockey team and Emily Simon of the swimming and diving team — have earned Academic All-America honors in 2016–17, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

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