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Home team advantage: 40+ years of sports medicine

Home team advantage: 40+ years of sports medicine

July 21, 2016

An early leader in the adoption of arthroscopy, Rochester’s sports medicine program and its graduates have helped shape the field of sports medicine while restoring countless injured athletes to health.

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Debate goes varsity

Debate goes varsity

April 11, 2016

They have coaches, travel extensively during the year, and compete in national and local tournaments. So it made sense that Debate Union — an academic team with needs like those of varsity athletics — found a new home under the aegis of the Department of Athletics and Recreation.

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Squash team has four All-Americans

Squash team has four All-Americans

April 6, 2016

For the second straight year and only the third time in the 58-year history of the University’s squash program, Rochester has four All-Americans, named by the College Squash Association.

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The miss heard ’round the world

The miss heard ’round the world

March 30, 2016

As winner of the national State Farm Assist of the Year Award, Sam Borst-Smith will fly to Houston on Thursday morning, and his unlikely play will be shown to the crowd at NRG Stadium that evening.

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Villanova coach had Wright stuff in Rochester

Villanova coach had Wright stuff in Rochester

March 28, 2016

Long before he was leading the Villanova Wildcats back to the Final Four, coach Jay Wright was cutting his basketball teeth on the River Campus, serving as a Yellowjackets assistant coach under Mike Neer from 1984 to 1986.

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Sam Borst-Smith wins State Farm “Assist Of The Year” competition

Sam Borst-Smith wins State Farm “Assist Of The Year” competition

March 10, 2016

Sam Borst-Smith’s intentionally missed free throw and assist along with the shot made by teammate Mack Montague at the end of UR’s February 7th overtime victory over the University of Chicago earned Borst-Smith the title.

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March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March 3, 2016

As the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament begins today, take a look back to the Yellowjackets’ 1990 Division III national championship and see where some of the players are today.

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Women’s basketball to host NCAA playoffs

Women’s basketball to host NCAA playoffs

February 29, 2016

The Yellowjackets will make their return to the NCAA Division III playoffs this Friday and Saturday when Rochester hosts a four-team pod in the first and second rounds of the tournament.

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Squash dream season ends with loss in national final

Squash dream season ends with loss in national final

February 28, 2016

The best season in the history of Rochester squash ended with a 5-4 loss to Yale University in the championship match of the College Squash Association Potter Cup tournament on Sunday evening. (Yale Sports Publicity photo / Sam Rubin)

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UR game-winning assist vies for national award

UR game-winning assist vies for national award

February 25, 2016

Sam Borst-Smith’s intentional miss turned sensational assist has been selected for the inaugural State Farm “Assist of the Year’’ contest that is now underway with online voting.

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